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Hi, We just took a 7 day HAL cruise.  Overall we had a great time with the other New York Times guests, ... Read more
This was our second cruise with Gertrude Byrnes All Star Irish cruise. As far as we are concerned, it doesn't get much ... Read more
The main problem we had with this cruise was that Holland America hosted a gospel music program with 850 attendees, who ... Read more
Review Blues Cruise January 18 – 25 Nieuw Amsterdam This was our 6th Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise. 2 on the ... Read more
The title should tell it all - what an absolutely wonderful cruise on a beautiful ship! Stars of the 50's and 60's ... Read more

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This was our first time on a large ship- Oosterdam has nearly 2000 passengers. The staff were superb and attentive, and ... Read more
6/14
We are seasoned cruisers with 20+ cruises under our respective belts, both in our mid-50's. We traveled as a party of ... Read more
Good and Bad. jaxcruiser1961
3/14
The Good first:  Due to a norovirus incident, we didn't board until late. I'm glad the crew did a great job ... Read more
We have done 10+ cruise with HA. All of these have been on the smaller ships, around 1,200 passengers. The Eurodam was ... Read more
The charter I give 5 stars, the ship 3 stars. It was a wonderful week on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise! ... Read more

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We've just returned from our first Jazz Cruise, which is a private charter on HAL's Eurodam. That alone makes my review ... Read more
12/13
To begin with the MS. Westerdam is one of the older ships in the Holland America Line up of ships! It is not equipped ... Read more
12/13
The good: 1) A lot of public room to move around in. Even in the bars/lounges things weren't squashed together, ... Read more
You get what you pay for chrischarlestaylor
12/13
I have to start by saying it makes me so angry when I read reviews about ships that I have personally sailed on and ... Read more
10/13
We were booked on The Smooth Jazz Cruise so we didn't have a choice of ships. After reading some really negative ... Read more

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We went on a theme cruise, The Soul Train Cruise. Everything regarding the actual soul train activities were superb! We ... Read more
The 2013 International Master Gardener Conference was held on board Holland American's Westerdam in September. The ... Read more
This was my 20th cruise. The first and last on Holland America Line. After a certain number of cruises (about 5) you ... Read more
Holland America Oosterdam 7 Day Alaska Cruise 07/14/13 This was my 13th and my husbands 6th cruise. This was our third ... Read more
3/13
My wife and I and another couple decided at the last minute to take this ship as it was reasonable in price and we just ... Read more

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HOLLAND AMERICA WAYFARER SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE ON NOORDAM. The private garden tours led by Andre Viette were ... Read more
I will start out by saying I give the LRBC charter 5 starts. I will give the ship 2 1/2 stars. Blues cruise review ... Read more
Not Impressed Chicken Gnash
1/13
This cruise line had been built up to me so I had very high expectations. I was used to sailing on Carnival's Fantasy ... Read more
The air was fragrant; the Jolly Roger was flying so it must be the annual LRBC in the Caribbean in January! The LRBC ... Read more
DW and I are both retired, S.Fl. residents. This cruise on Holland America's Westerdam was our third "Smooth Jazz" ... Read more

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