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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
  • Extensive dining options and enrichment programs
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783 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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Very Good
161
Average
108
Poor
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Nieuw Amsterdam Colonel Vatutin
06/15
The good: - service was pleasing and top-notch throughout the ship, but I felt that pool staff was considerably slow ... Read more
My husband and I took our 3 sons (ages 23, 20 and 13) for their first trip to Europe. We specifically picked this ... Read more
Not So Happy marek gil
06/15
My first time on cruise.Generally satisfied but taken by surprise that had to pay for plain water even from my room ... Read more
Parents took 3 kids, their spouses (significant other) and grandkids on a cruise to Alaska to celebrate their upcoming ... Read more
This ship should be taken out of service for a maajor overhaul. Bathroom tiles were mildew stained. Vinyl on ... Read more

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My 17-year-old niece just graduated from high school, so her 47-year-old single uncle decided to take her on a cruise. ... Read more
06/15
When we boarded our cruise in Boston, we were given a letter by HAL that there had been a outbreak of the norovirus on ... Read more
06/15
This whole Alaska cruise is a joke. Imagine sailing through some of the most beautiful uninhabited country then ... Read more
06/15
We enjoyed our cruise ship experience with the smaller size of the vessel which allows for better customer service. ... Read more
06/15
Wow, After reading some of the recent reviews, we were a bit concerned. But no need. Has cruising changed in 20 ... Read more

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My mother and I sailed on the Amsterdam as an early birthday present to her. We got a great last-minute deal, 9 days ... Read more
06/15
This was our fifth HAL cruise and again a very good experience (we've taken over 20 cruises ranging from Epirotiki to ... Read more
06/15
This was the first cruise experience for my teenage sons and my husband; the 4th Bermuda cruise for me (3 HAL, 1 ... Read more
06/15
This was our second HAL cruise, and the first one was nearly flawless. On this trip, our group really felt like we ... Read more
This was our first cruise, so we have not a lot to compare with. Since we used a lot the CC reviews during our research ... Read more

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We went on a 3 day repositioning cruise for the MS Amsterdam to begin its Alaska season. We had been looking for a ... Read more
We did a 14 day cruise tour to Alaska and as usual Holland did not disappoint us. We stayed in a Neptune Suite and the ... Read more
We are a family of four adults that cruised on Holland America’s MS Eurodam between May 20 and June 1, 2015, ... Read more
06/15
Overall, this was an excellent trip. Of course, we enjoyed some uncommonly phenomenal weather, so that set the tone ... Read more
We wanted to visit Bermuda and found that the cruise from Boston was the most cost effective way. The Veendam docks in ... Read more

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Simply Not Enough to Do beachandskifam
05/15
We flew to Seattle and rode the Link Light Rail directly from the airport to the last stop (Westlake Center) downtown ... Read more
Holland America’s 11 day western Mediterranean cruise proved to be quite interesting. The main attraction were ... Read more
I'd like to start with the positive. The hotel staff on board are really amazing: kind, discreet, and friendly. ... Read more
Great Vacation vanman02
05/15
Overall, the cruise was great. We couldn't have asked for better weather. Our experience onboard was super. Food and ... Read more
Worst Cruise Ever jimpilcher
05/15
I almost don't know where to start. I set up the cruise thru them directly and told them I would need a room for 4 ... Read more

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