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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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818 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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We enjoyed our cruise and would recommend the ship. It is older as others have mentioned but the food and service ... Read more
Never Again on HAL judi17754
6/15
Never Again on Holland America! My recent trip to Alaska from Seattle on Holland America’s Westerdam, in ... Read more
We had a recent family trip and we love cruising to Bermuda. However, the recent cruise wasn't up to the standard of ... Read more
Flew to Seattle the day before the cruise and stayed in Pioneer Square. A few homeless around, but the cafes and ... Read more
We're active independent mature travelers who went on our sixth cruise, our second with Holland America. Combining the ... Read more

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We have cruised on Princess and Carnival. Our cabin was smaller, the air conditioner didn't work well, and no ... Read more
Not a Fan of Holland America Traveler.to.everywhere
6/15
Holland America Cruise Lines goes to wonderful places. However you might not want to travel with them. There are ... Read more
Nieuw Amsterdam Colonel Vatutin
6/15
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
6/15
My first time on cruise.Generally satisfied but taken by surprise that had to pay for plain water even from my room ... Read more

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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
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
6/15
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
6/15
This whole Alaska cruise is a joke. Imagine sailing through some of the most beautiful uninhabited country then ... Read more

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We enjoyed our cruise ship experience with the smaller size of the vessel which allows for better customer service. ... Read more
Recently returned from a 14 night Alaska cruise on the Statendam, roundtrip from Seattle, June 1-15 2015. ... Read more
6/15
Wow, After reading some of the recent reviews, we were a bit concerned. But no need. Has cruising changed in 20 ... Read more
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
5/15
Went on the Noordam out of Vancouver. Chose Vancouver for a couple of reasons. Lots of flights from our hometown ( ... Read more

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This was our fifth HAL cruise and again a very good experience (we've taken over 20 cruises ranging from Epirotiki to ... Read more
5/15
This was the first cruise experience for my teenage sons and my husband; the 4th Bermuda cruise for me (3 HAL, 1 ... Read more
5/15
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
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

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