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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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726 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
All in all this cruise was fantastic! This was a 20 anniversary trip with our son and we had been planning for about ... Read more
07/14
I sailed with a large family group on June 7, 2014. We left from and returned to Seattle and took advantage of the pre ... Read more
Our family (14 of us) just returned from a cruise on the MS Amsterdam to Alaska's Inside Passage. We had such a ... Read more

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I've been to Alaska twice; first time was on a Princess ship which was very nice. This time I chose Holland America and ... Read more
07/14
We flew from Denver to Ft Lauderdale a day early, and stayed at the Hilton Marina. We were able get a Holland America ... Read more
C+ mrcuddles
07/14
I just returned from a 1 week inside passage cruise on the Westerdam. This was my 16th cruise-only the second on ... Read more
06/14
We are seasoned cruisers with 20+ cruises under our respective belts, both in our mid-50's. We traveled as a party of ... Read more
06/14
We were a party of 13 cruising together to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday.As told to me my my travel agent I went to ... Read more

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