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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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817 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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ALASKA CRUISE---Summertime FIRST I want to give great thanks to Imam and Sam, who were our amazing cabin stewards! ... Read more
8/15
This was my 7th cruise, first with Holland America. Overall I enjoyed myself on this cruise. Holland America seems to ... Read more
We (2 adults, a teen and a pre-teen) loved this ship and the cruise. There was always something to do for each one of ... Read more
So Much FUN! Deb Thomas
8/15
This was our first cruise, and hope it isn't our last. The ship was beautiful. We were spoiled everyday by ... Read more
Our ninth cruise on HAL, our first on Ryndam, we were a couple from Holland, both in our early fifties. Although she ... Read more

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8/15
This was my very first Holland America Cruise, and first cruise to Alaska. I've been to 3 cruises before this, all of ... Read more
Disappointing jaikishan
7/15
We wanted an Alaskan experience via the cruise. We booked Holland America liner ,Amsterdam. We were boarding from ... Read more
We recently traveled to Canada to embark on the Maasdam for a 7 day cruise to Boston via Qubec, Prince Edward Island, ... Read more
This is my 12th cruise on several different lines so I feel qualified to review our trip. We are a family of four ... Read more
Great food and service Diminoj@yahoo.com
7/15
This smaller ship had the qualities of great food with a good variety of choices. The service was also very good. We ... Read more

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I really liked the Eurodam and the semi obstructed oceanview cabin was a really nice size and very comfortable. ... Read more
We had a wonderful trip. Went to Vancouver and stayed in a super hotel, the Fairmont Waterfront. They parked the ship ... Read more
7/15
We very much enjoyed our time on the Maasdam. The ship has been impeccably maintained and of course the HAL crew/staff ... Read more
Just OK txblossom
7/15
Agree with many other folks that the Eurodam is definitely in need of a facelift - tired furnishings & worn ... Read more
We have cruised many times (55 plus night with Royal Caribbean and 30 plus with Carnival) This was our first HAL. ... Read more

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7/15
Just returned from a 7 day Alaskan inside passage cruise with Holland America on the m/s Noordam, sailing dates July ... Read more
This was our first HAL cruise and we had a great time. Our cabin with verandah was very nice, the bed was very good. we ... Read more
Ryndam very poor value Vince Francis
7/15
I have a number of issues I want to share with everyone, I have left it late as I complained directly to Holland ... Read more
7/15
My husband and I were surprised by our daughter Julie and her husband Will with the trip of a lifetime, an Alaskan ... Read more
I have cruised on Princess and Carnival cruise lines with very good experiences. I tried Holland America because of ... Read more

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My three-generation family set off on the Maasdam July 4th - a first cruise for all of us. What a wonderful time we ... Read more
Wonder of Alaska Happy1211
6/15
The Statendam is incredibly well maintained and the crew is constantly working on it. While it has been 5 years since ... Read more
Good, But... ironhead48
6/15
we traveled with our daughter and 3 granddaughters. we had 2 oceanview cabins next to each other. It was on the main ... Read more
Let me start by saying we choose our cruises based on the itinerary, not the cruise line or ship. We have sailed ... Read more
We enjoyed our cruise and would recommend the ship. It is older as others have mentioned but the food and service ... Read more

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