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djparker
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Second cruise, second with HAL (Zuiderdam 2010), so I have little to compare to. I have a disabled spouse who walks but have only 50% use of left side, so I book tours etc. with this in mind. Amsterdam - 14 day cruise June 29th to July ... Read more
capecurl
Member Since 2010
1 review
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My mother and I just returned from an fabulous cruise on the Eurodam to Scotland and Norway. Overall, the Eurodam was perfect on almost all accounts and since I agonized over various ships prior to booking, I was extremely pleased with my ... Read more
euro cruiser
Member Since 2009
1 review
10,474 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Captain: Robert-Jan Kan Cruise Director: Glenn Coenen Overall Impressions I had a good time on this cruise, even with the curve balls that were thrown our way. We had five family members traveling together in two cabins, three of ... Read more
lehfrisbee
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second HAL cruise. It may be our last. We had taken this cruise five years ago on the Norwegian Pearl, but this time we wanted to try HAL as a previous repositioning cruise with HAL was very nice. We thought the food and ... Read more
bill_the_traffic_guy
Member Since 2008
1 review
36 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First let me say that I did a lot of research on Alaska cruises prior to booking. My research included the individual cruise lines comparing pricing, accommodations, services and dining, as well as through sites like cruisecritic.com. We ... Read more

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skooter35
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
136 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After reading plenty of reviews before our first cruise, I am amazed that anyone would have one thing negative to say about HAL or the Eurodam. She is a fine vessel and we could not find one thing bad or negative to say. I am ready to ... Read more
Putterdude
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
26,415 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
After some 15 cruises with Princess we have recently become unhappy with some of the changes be made by them and decided we would reach out to HAL and see if we could find a new home with them. We thought that they catered to an older and ... Read more
janikins
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had previously flown to visit all the islands in Hawaii but never attempted this many days at open sea to cruise to Hawaii. We brought along a transport chair for my husband in case he needed it but once on board, he did just fine ... Read more
hoffhack
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are Platinum cruisers on Carnival, with 15 under our belt, but the Cruises to Bermuda that Carnival offered just did not fill the bill. Holland America on the other hand, has by far the best cruise itinerary to Bermuda, hands down. The ... Read more
CalGal2
Member Since 2005
1 review
91 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First time on HAL and first time to Bermuda. Usually do X or RCCL - Balcony or OV What I liked: Easy embarkation and disembarkation process. We got to the port by 12:30 and were processed and in our rooms before 1 pm. While we ... Read more

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FLISS
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation in Dover. Quick and fairly simple - mainly because we were fast tracked. Suite ready almost as soon as we boarded. This was after running the gauntlet of the girls dressed in huge pink feathers and the inevitable photographer. ... Read more
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rwinps
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2011
We joined my parents for what we were expecting to be a great Alaska cruise in HAL's Zuiderdam. Unfortunately, the ship was a disappointment. Our last cruise was on the Eurodam and it was a great ship with good food ... Read more
klm1
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background Information: There were four of us on this cruise ... two parents with one in a wheelchair, one adult daughter, and daughter's friend. We chose the ms Zuiderdam because (1) we were flying from Toronto, and wanted to cruise out ... Read more
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Rose Parade
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
46 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
Westerdam June 11-18 We selected this ship based upon the dates the family was available and ships that are more wheelchair friendly. We were traveling with an 87 year old woman who could walk short distances but needed a wheelchair ... Read more
grandmaR
Member Since 2007
15 reviews
756 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I are in our mid 70s. The last time we cruised we got a wheelchair for use on the ship. So this time I rented a scooter to be delivered to the dock because I have difficulty walking the distances required on a cruise ship. ... Read more

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Cruisin' Carrie
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I enjoy cruising - the best way to travel since his spinal cord injury left him with mobility challenges. Besides the excellent Accessible Balcony Cabin, the excellent room stewards, tasty meals and special dining during ... Read more
oliverbc
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
202 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2011
We chose the sea of cortez cruise because we had never been in this area before.I would have liked another ship just for variety. The event that marked my change of heart was the upsell to a superior suite.We have never experienced such a ... Read more
Se4deb
Member Since 2009
1 review
276 forum posts
0 helpful votes
WOW. What a wonderful experience. I waited for several days to see if someone else on the cruise wrote a review before I ventured into the cruise review territory. No luck so I guess I will take a stab at a review. First let me explain ... Read more
endoman31
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2011
Re: Voyage U118, Zuiderdam, 3/23/11The food was great but the service was unacceptable except for one steward whom we found and then requested for each night.The bed was great but the guy did not know how to properly make a bed with ... Read more
ccruisequeen
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
7,698 forum posts
0 helpful votes
GOODBYE MATZALAN HELLO MANZANILLO Our 7 day Oosterdam cruise started off on a very easy note. We drove from the Palm Springs area & arrived at the Aladdin parking lot at 10:30 am. We were ready to go to the port right away, but ... Read more

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streakmarin
Member Since 2010
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
We were on the 35day Inca Discovery cruise round S America Oct/Nov 2010. It did not start well, as they were jackhammering the poolette, due to leaks over our room on the fantail for 3 days until 7 pm every night. The air ... Read more
JARSODAK
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I cruise frequently and are the highest tier on Celebrity and Princess. We had a great experience on the Zuiderdam a few years ago; we thought a new Holland America ship would be fun. We were wrong. I believe Holland America ... Read more
fayruz
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
619 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First thing, the ship : it has been remodeled, ok, but why put planks to lay on in a tre inch pool? Specially when passengers - most of them - are so old they cannot climb in and out of such pool. The tv sets are so old there is no ... Read more
HAWAII TRAVELER
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Friday August 19 (Seattle) We are staying at the La Quinta Inn at 8th Avenue and Denny Way in Seattle, out near the Space Needle. It's just ok, no decent restaurants nearby, we dine at the Hurricane Cafe, a dive. We share fish and ... Read more
HeinBloed
Member Since 2006
15 reviews
9,003 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I had many personal problems but I can differ between my individual problems and the general condition on the ship. There was a t-shirt available: DAM good ship DAM good crew DAM good food DAM good shows DAM good cruise DAM good ... Read more

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