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Holland America First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews: 228 Ship Name Date Member Rating
Great First Time Experience by Robeans

My boyfriend and I took the 7 night Western Caribbean cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam. It was my ... continue

Nieuw Amsterdam 03/14 5+ out of 5+
First Cruise and a great experience by withershin

I went on my first cruise this past Christmas with my father. He is a Holland America regular ... continue

Westerdam 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
A review of the Oosterdam (First time cruisers!) by SLOWCLAP

We are still recovering from our first cruise experience! We had a wonderful time aboard the ... continue

Oosterdam 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Best 'Dam' Trip Imaginable by relaxatrvlr

A trip that began in snow ended in 82 degree F. weather in Ft. Lauderdale. After a pre-cruise ... continue

Nieuw Amsterdam 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
First Cruisers by bomberal

This was our first cruise and Holland America had been recommended by my brother so we had a bit ... continue

Oosterdam 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
My first HAL cruise, but 20th overall cruise by cruznfan94

My first HAL cruise, but 20th overall cruise (I'm 32) My mom and aunt's 2nd with HAL (60's and ... continue

Rotterdam 11/13 2.0 out of 5+
Wonderful and satisfactorily experience by sailSeas

Ship information: MS Rotterdam ocean view deck 3

Activities: nightly show in theater, ... continue

Rotterdam 11/13 5+ out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN, not wisely selected ports and too expensive by EFCHI

Me and my father had participated in a Holland America cruise with MsPrinsendam from 2 to 14 ... continue

Prinsendam 10/13 1.0 out of 5+
Bored at sea by FashionBizarre

This was our first cruise and probably our last. We went during shoulder season knowing full ... continue

Statendam 09/13 1.0 out of 5+
Great First Cruise by KatieDancer

I cannot compare our August 31 cruise on the Westerdam to any others because it was our first ... continue

Westerdam 08/13 5+ out of 5+
A wonderful experience by Surfari1

Beyond our expectations

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Noordam 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Zuiderdam Alaska bring your own entertainment by Alaska_addict

$3000 wasted (approx 4600 U.S.dollars)

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Zuiderdam 08/13 1.0 out of 5+
Wonderful cruise to Alaska by jandreacola

We are an extended family of 12 from across the United States. Our ages ranged from 13 - 70+

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Oosterdam 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Not for under 65! by RuggedEmu

This is very simple. This cruise caters to people of a very advanced age range. I went to Alaska ... continue

Statendam 08/13 2.0 out of 5+
First time cruisers experience by fairweathertraveller

A mixed experience throughout

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Zaandam 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
Wonderful experience on our first cruise! by treezza

This was the first time cruising for my 14-year-old son and me. Alaska was the dream cruise for ... continue

Amsterdam 07/13 5.0 out of 5+
Volendam Alaska Cruise July 31/13 by AT9

Hi All, we just got back from a 1 week cruise on the Volendam, review below...hope it helps ... continue

Volendam 07/13 3.0 out of 5+
Sunburnt in Seward by Famous Five

First time cruisers with three teenagers, amazing weather, glacier bay a must, including ... continue

Statendam 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
Enjoyable trip by blueflowers

This was our first cruise. Out trip included a land tour which started in Fairbanks and we ... continue

Zaandam 07/13 5.0 out of 5+
1st time cruiser by Psycopuppy

Getting underway on a ship was a much more enjoying experience than the last time. Having spent ... continue

Zaandam 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
From A+++ rating to C-....Beware of HAL deceitful practice by PDXGreg

Never was told that 800+ Southern Gospel Group would overtake the ship and drastically change ... continue

Oosterdam 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
First time cruiser by AussieAbroad

As a first time cruiser, I didn't really know what to expect, but I can say that I did very much ... continue

Volendam 07/13 3.0 out of 5+
Glacier Bay AND Tracy Arm by KJ84037

First Time Cruise with Family to a Spectacular Land

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Zuiderdam 07/13 5.0 out of 5+
21 Day Baltic & Norwegian Fjords by gsmholiday

What a wonderful way to travel and only Holland America can do it best

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Rotterdam 06/13 5+ out of 5+
You pay for what you get by Buccleuch69

Reminded me of those unctious American Express adverts and patronising waiters

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Ryndam 06/13 3.0 out of 5+
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