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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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2,005 Holland America Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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First off, overall the service and attention to detail was excellent. The names of the dining room staff people who ... Read more
We were so excited about this cruise. We had a very stressful year and needed to get away. We arrived in Fort ... Read more
I have been to Panama before, but this voyage showed me a whole new way of seeing Central America. Our first port was ... Read more
I have been to Panama before, but this voyage showed me a whole new way of seeing Central America. Our first port was ... Read more
Great trip! Bonbon65
5/15
This was my first cruise alone and I had a great time and would do it again! There was some illness on the ship but I ... Read more

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4/15
This was our first cruise on HAL. I had pretty high expectations and was not disappointed. Embarkation was late ... 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
Panama and More dandk%*
4/15
My husband and I did this first cruise together and on HA. We stayed at the Best Western/Cruise Location in Fort ... Read more
4/15
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
We winter in Florida - so we drove over to Fort Lauderdale - stayed at the Rodeway Inn- leaving our car for the 14 days ... Read more
We enjoyed our 2014 Maasdam cruise so much, that when we received an email with an OBC offer if we booked a future ... Read more
April 17 – May 1, 2015 Ft Lauderdale – 14 day Southern Caribbean Cabin: 174 – 9th deck ... Read more
A Wonderful Getaway governor travels
4/15
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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Great Basel ismail
4/15
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
Many Pros, Many Cons aginglawyer
4/15
PROS: 1. The dining staff and cabin staff are wonderful and will do anything to help you. Cheerful and sincere. ... Read more
Let me preface my remarks by saying we have taken one to two cruises per year from 2006 to the present. We’ve ... Read more
My wife and I did a 26 day cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam from Fort Lauderdale, Fl to Venice –- with 16 stops ... Read more
Our first transatlantic cruise - greatly enjoyed the six days' crossing, which were relaxing and allowed us to get our ... Read more

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Disappointed DancingORnurse
4/15
Having sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam before, I was so disappointed in the entertainment. One night there was no show at ... Read more
4/15
Was somewhat reluctant to take a transatlantic cruise due to my bouts with seasickness in the past. No issues on this ... 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
This was another good cruise...our first TA and our 15th HAL cruise. The "dry-dock" continued right up to the ... Read more
4/15
There was a drill for the crew when we came aboard and all the elevators were unavailable. Neither of us handle stairs ... Read more

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