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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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802 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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4/15
We sailed on the Zuiderdam (i.e. Sewerdam") on a 22 day cruise beginning April 14th 0215. It was our second ... Read more
This was our first and probably last trip with Holland America. We had previously done a 19 night trip with Cunard ... Read more
4/15
Where to start. Embarkation - Pouring rain when we got to the port. No cover we were soaked through dropping our ... Read more
4/15
We picked this cruise because of the itinery and dates matched our local school holidays, In hind site it was a ... Read more
We are a family of 3, traveling with our 11 year old daughter. To start we parked a mile or so away at the park and ... Read more

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The only thing that exceeded the problems we encounters on our cruise was the sheer ARROGANCE and dismissive attitude ... Read more
First Time Cruise jerseyjeanette
3/15
As i was worried about sea sickness visited the acupuncturist in the spa he applied some little pressure point tabs on ... Read more
3/15
This was my first trip on Holland America and was shocked. I had always heard of how wonderful this cruise line was. It ... Read more
If I had only one word, "Amazing!" We took a very early morning flight on March 21 to Ft. Lauderdale, as ... Read more
This was my 32nd cruise, and the 42nd cruise for my mom, with whom I traveled. I've traveled on Holland America, Royal ... Read more

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This was our second Holland America cruise in less than a year as last year we did a magnificent 24 day Mediteranean ... Read more
Prepare For the Hustle Homer Bugsby
3/15
This was the “14-day South America Passage” during the first and second weeks of March, 2015, on the MS ... Read more
Family of three sailed on Westerdam March 21-28, 2015. This was our first HAL cruise. We’ve cruised Princess, ... Read more
3/15
This was our first Holland America cruise and I am never going to go on another cruise line (well maybe Disney or ... Read more
My husband was really wanting to book a spring break cruise, and this was the best price for a 7 night that was rated ... Read more

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A year and a half ago I cruised on Holland Zuiderdam destination Panama-it was such a terrible experience they gave us ... Read more
3 stars out of 5 overall. It is an older ship, but very well maintained and very clean. I liked the more "ocean liner" ... Read more
Though this is a negative review, there were several highlights on this sailing and excellent staff members including ... Read more
With a few exceptions (all too insignificant to even mention), this was another fantastic HAL cruise for us - we had ... Read more
We sailed Jan 4 with a group of 20 ranging from 1 to 70+. The highlight for me was the food, which was very good. We ... Read more

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We had a great week aboard the Eurodam! Loved our deluxe veranda cabin and the fabulous balcony in the aft of the ship. ... Read more
Spectacular! Cruise or Bust!
12/14
As a 4-Star Mariner of the HAL company, I have had the opportunity to sail on many of the ships in this fleet and can ... Read more
Although we cruised the Panama Canal westbound with HAL several years ago, we decided to repeat the cruise going ... Read more
Perfect in every way! Aussie Battler
12/14
I have just completed the Christmas / New Year 20 day South America and Antarctica cruise aboard the Zaandam with my ... Read more
12/14
This was our first time on the Zuiderdam (we've been on the Westerdam and the Ooosterdam) and third time on Vista class ... Read more

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