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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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709 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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10/14
Just returned from this cruise,I do really like sea days but there just was not any thing to do during the day Cooking ... Read more
We decided to take a break from the heat (we live in the IE in SoCal) without spending too much money, and decided on ... Read more
Disappointed vancan7
10/14
We have sailed many times with Holland America,and enjoyed the cruises very much. This last trip to alaska was ... Read more
09/14
My wife and I took a triple Denali land and sea tour on the Statendam from Anchorage to Vancouver to celebrate my ... Read more
09/14
Pros: - The adults in our group enjoyed themselves overall - The ship was very quiet because of Holland America's ... Read more

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The Problems and Plusses Dolly Tompkins
09/14
About 20 years ago we took a Holland America cruise to Alaska on the Noordam with my parents, and an Uncle and Aunt. We ... Read more
Holland America gets it right with excellent service and superb food. I was hard pressed to find fault with anything on ... Read more
09/14
My wife, sister and I took our first cruise on the Holland America ship, Veendam, to New England and maritime Canada. ... Read more
We cruised on the Westerdam in late August to Alaska – our 17th cruise overall, 5th on Holland America. It was a ... Read more
Voyage: Eurodam – Baltic Cruise July 27-Aug 8  Our fantastic three and a half week vacation is quickly ... Read more

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09/14
We are big fans of HAL and were very excited about our first European cruise with the line. First to get the negative ... Read more
09/14
We took a 22 day cruise from Barcelona to Venice with stops in a multitude of ports. While we were not keen on Tunis we ... Read more
Before I went on this cruise I read a bunch of reviews of this ship and itinerary and was very concerned. After ... Read more
harrodsfan
08/14
We drove to Seattle from our home and took the " quick bus." From Seatac. No issues. Pre cruise we stayed at the Pan ... Read more
Not Bad! suznjune
08/14
We were on a Land/Sea tour that went to the Yukon and Denali so only spent 3 nights on the ship. I was initially ... Read more

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The ship is a little old but in my opinion well maintained. It was definitely more quiet then other cruise lines, but I ... Read more
08/14
We spent the spring in Europe book ended by a 2 wk transAtlantic crossing on on this ship and a 2 wk north sea ... Read more
08/14
We just got back from this cruise, on which we went a little hesitantly, because of all the negative reviews we had ... Read more
We were on the July 8 sailing of the Eurodam with my in-laws (70’s) and 2 sons (18, 24). Our youngest had chosen ... Read more
I will start with the bottom line, one of the more expensive vacations we have taken, Holland America provided the ... Read more

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4th time cruising but first HAC cruise. 3 others were Carnival. I've always heard Carnival is the worst cruise line but ... Read more
We were a group of three, 2 daughters and their mother. This was my 8th cruise, my mother's second and my sister's ... Read more
We had spent 2 weeks on train and bus travelling in Canada. We used the cruise as a restorative time. I've cruised ... Read more
My parents wanted to take a summer trip with us and we were all interested in the New England cruise. We typically ... Read more
My second cruise this time was on Holland America was June 1- 11, 2014 to Alaska on the Statendam. My family includes ... Read more

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