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71 Holland America Group and Theme Cruise Reviews

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graybear41
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
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
sun~
7 Reviews
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
Chicken Gnash
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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
sun~
7 Reviews
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
Sparkle144
14 Reviews
Member Since 2007
60 Forum Posts
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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burchan
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
213 Forum Posts
I have sailed with HAL before and liked it. It should have been the same this time. For the first time in my life I was ... Read more
Council Man
6 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1 Forum Post
This was our 17th cruise, 3rd on Holland America(HAL). We chose this cruise because it included 7 ports: St Martin, St ... Read more
Sparkle144
14 Reviews
Member Since 2007
60 Forum Posts
We are a retired couple with, including the one under review, 42 cruises completed. The Eurodam is our fifth HAL ... Read more
Kate's Daughter
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Well, we've given it a second try, these HAL cruises booked through Olivia. This is most likely (never say never, eh?) ... Read more
Firecomm
1 Review
Member Since 2012
5 Forum Posts
Excursions were too expensive, one could go on shore and find the same type for less than half. Food in dining room ... Read more

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RonSueR
1 Review
Member Since 2012
We took a 20 day cruise (16 ports of call) with Holland America on July 16th 2012 and the first thing they do is loose ... Read more
imaginations98
1 Review
Member Since 2012
I've been on HAL before and had high expectations for this adventure. They failed miserably in several categories. ... Read more
jtanewport
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
We have cruised on a number of lines, and my parents took many cruises on HAL prior to it being taken over by Carnival. ... Read more
KatieMargaret
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
Boarding was very efficient and luggage handling very good. The Ship is somewhat dated looking. Probably needs a ... Read more
MoodleMum
1 Review
Member Since 2012
We recently returned from a 10 Day Western Mediterranean cruise on the Eurodam and it was the worst holiday I have ever ... Read more

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dragspel
1 Review
Member Since 2012
We were part of a 70-person group who were celebrating a member's 80th Birthday, and came up by bus from Seattle to ... Read more
gmnelson
1 Review
Member Since 2012
4/12
My hubby and I have traveled to a few destinations and for the most part have always enjoyed where we have been. When ... Read more
Adoptionmsw
1 Review
Member Since 2012
55 Forum Posts
Hubby and I chose this cruise because I could participate in a knitting class on sea days. We'd sailed HAL five times ... Read more
Memee
1 Review
Member Since 2007
39 Forum Posts
Thoroughly enjoyed this cruise! My only complaint was having to stand in line for concerts (not the ships's problem ... Read more
Jsipes
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
740 Forum Posts
After embarkation a Cittivichia, we visited Cairo/Alexandria, Israel, Turkey, Crete, Olympus Greece, and 4 other greek ... Read more

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Jsipes
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
740 Forum Posts
Overall a wonderful cruise, although we were very dissappointed with some aspects of the Prinsedam, compared to 8 other ... Read more
Sparkle144
14 Reviews
Member Since 2007
60 Forum Posts
1/12
The writer being the male side of a retired couple, avid cruisers (more than 3 dozen to date) will, having reviewed the ... Read more
Bugsy4271
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
10,616 Forum Posts
Took my first cruise ever and it was aboard the MS Eurodam. I was part of the National Review group so part of the ... Read more
Old Thorny
1 Review
Member Since 2011
25 Forum Posts
We are an Australian couple in our early 60's and fans of Southern Gospel music, so when we saw that this years Gaither ... Read more
PakeTraveller
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
We(2 adults & 1 child) recently returned from another HAL cruise. This time is was a 12 day Baltic cruise from ... Read more

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