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Holland America Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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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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1,990 Holland America Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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Panama and More dandk%*
05/15
My husband and I did this first cruise together and on HA. We stayed at the Best Western/Cruise Location in Fort ... Read more
The rating of this ship is generous according to reviews. Service was awful to non existing. Out of 14 nights in dining ... Read more
As a seasoned cruiser, I have fairly high expectations of my cruise experiences, and the Nieuw Amrsterdam was ... Read more
After good experiences on the Westerdam we decided to try the Nieuw Amsterdam. Cabin service was average. Dining ... Read more
05/15
The food was excellent and the entertainment was great. Got to score that as close as possible to 10 out of 10. The ... Read more

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Stateroom staff: best we have ever had, thank you to Rohman & Roni-they anticipated our needs and the first day ... Read more
Disappointed DancingORnurse
05/15
Having sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam before, I was so disappointed in the entertainment. One night there was no show at ... Read more
05/15
Was somewhat reluctant to take a transatlantic cruise due to my bouts with seasickness in the past. No issues on this ... Read more
05/15
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
We took a 26 Days Transatlantic Cruise after being on 14 Holland American Cruises - but this one was a real problem - ... Read more

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This was another good cruise...our first TA and our 15th HAL cruise. The "dry-dock" continued right up to the ... Read more
05/15
Eurodam – April 5 – 19, 2015 – Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona The Cruise The original and valid ... Read more
05/15
There was a drill for the crew when we came aboard and all the elevators were unavailable. Neither of us handle stairs ... Read more
Calm Seas muskegon2
05/15
We had a great time. There were amazingly calm seas. The dining room experience was good - they accommodated special ... Read more
A Wonderful Getaway governor travels
05/15
There were four of us on this particular cruise. To reach Ft. Lauderdale we took the Cruise Connection from Sarasota, ... Read more

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05/15
My husband and I picked up a last minute deal for spring break with our children. We loved the ship and all the ... Read more
Many Pros, Many Cons aginglawyer
05/15
PROS: 1. The dining staff and cabin staff are wonderful and will do anything to help you. Cheerful and sincere. ... Read more
Great Basel ismail
05/15
Our first ocean cruise a dream come true for me,the Maasdam was a big enough ship with ought it being over sized just ... Read more
We took the TA on 4/8/15 after having been on 2 other HAL ships that definitely had staff issues and maintenance ... Read more
The only thing that exceeded the problems we encounters on our cruise was the sheer ARROGANCE and dismissive attitude ... Read more

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Everything on this cruise FAR exceeded our expectations, with a very few minor exceptions: 1. Lido deck dining ... Read more
04/15
4* Mariner. Did annual TA on Nieuw Amsterdam. Ship was to have come out of dry dock. We embarked in Fort Lauderdale ... Read more
Great Cruise myleen
04/15
Booked this cruise at the last minute. This was our second time on Holland America and we were amazed at the ... Read more
This was a very nice experience with excellent cabin service, a great staff in the Neptune Lounge, and good food. ... Read more
Nice but Snoozie missbiloxi
04/15
We took the 10 day Caribbean Cruise on MS Maasdam on April 7, 2015. This was our first cruise on Holland America. I ... Read more

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