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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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783 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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02/15
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
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!
02/15
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

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Perfect in every way! Aussie Battler
01/15
I have just completed the Christmas / New Year 20 day South America and Antarctica cruise aboard the Zaandam with my ... Read more
01/15
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
This Western Caribbean cruise to Key West, Santo Tomas (Guatemala) , Banana Coast (Honduras) and Costa Maya (Mexico) ... Read more
Background We cruise often, and usually during the holidays. We're all 3-star HAL Mariners, even our 9 year old. We're ... Read more
Cruised Western Caribbean on HAL Eurodam over Christmas/Hanukkah week December 2014. Third HAL cruise, first time ... Read more

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Just finished our cruise and omg, it was an amazing ship! We embarked from Port Everglades and I have never in my life ... Read more
Our cruise on the Volendam -- 22 November - 8 December 2014 -- from Sydney to Singapore was a serious disappointment on ... Read more
Holland America Statendam “Our First and Last Cruise with Holland America” The Good: Love the showers; ... Read more
My wife and I have sailed on cruises from 7 different cruise lines and I can say hands down that this was the worst. ... Read more
11/14
This was our first time cruising with HAL. We were told this was a better cruise line than Princess and Carnival. This ... Read more

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10/14
we have cruised with P&O and Princess in excess of 25 occasions and have often seen Holland America ships ... Read more
10/14
We (a group of six) were on the Prinsendam on the October, 2014 Black Sea Explorer. This was our fifth HAL cruise in ... Read more
African Explorer St Pete Cruiser
03/15
One of the plans you tend to make upon finishing your working years is what will you do to celebrate retiring. I had ... Read more
First Cruise Ever ReluctantCaneToad
10/14
My wife gets motion sick so we held off going on a cruise. She never got ill on this cruise it was mostly smooth, only ... Read more
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

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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
We were on a cruise of 3 eleven day legs and if not for the ports, which is what we took this cruise for, the ... Read more
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

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