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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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125 Holland America Hawaii Cruise Reviews

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hillcrest
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
1 Forum Post
Check in was slow, but due to our fellow passengers- elderly and infirm, more about them later. New HAL checkin of ... Read more
mosey7
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have cruised just about every cruise line including some 5* rated lines. This was our first trip on Holland ... Read more
lindaler
1 Review
Member Since 2012
466 Forum Posts
We were lucky to receive a good upgrade from an HH guarantee to a D category. Cabin 772 was on the fourth deck in the ... Read more
just judi
1 Review
Member Since 2014
34 Forum Posts
When we arrived in San Diego there was no line so we thought it would be easy getting on-board. How wrong we were - 40 ... Read more
giraffegirl
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
28 Forum Posts
I was a little apprehensive before boarding the Statendam for her cruise to Hawaii and the South Pacific this February. ... Read more

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celebrating seniors
1 Review
Member Since 2013
32 Forum Posts
As a faithfull cruiser on Holland America Line, I found the selection of food on this cruise was poor. You can always ... Read more
ElEl
6 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1 Forum Post
We were on the Veendam’s 18-day cruise to Hawaii that sailed on January 20, 2015 from San Diego and returned ... Read more
BJzink
6 Reviews
Member Since 2000
232 Forum Posts
We had done this itinerary a year ago on a different cruise line, and really enjoyed the number of sea days, so decided ... Read more
bobby3334
5 Reviews
Member Since 2012
284 Forum Posts
I am a dedicated Princess cruiser with about 12 cruises. However, due to chikengunya epedemic in Tahiti raging and not ... Read more
tuolumne couple
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
89 Forum Posts
The Ship: The ship is wonderful. The retrofit changed a few things, so i recommend you also try the Maasdam to get a ... Read more

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shayne12
1 Review
Member Since 2009
14 Forum Posts
Just returned from this cruise,I do really like sea days but there just was not any thing to do during the day Cooking ... Read more
Holy cruisers
1 Review
Member Since 2014
First the good, The ship reflects the grandeur of the past glory days of cruising. Quality decor and comfortable ... Read more
SchoolNurse25
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I took this cruise to Hawaii because of the long days at see. I was in Cabin 6127 on the Veranda Deck. Great stateroom, ... Read more
kamfan
1 Review
Member Since 2006
193 Forum Posts
We embarked in Vancouver in a timely fashion. No problems, no surprises other than our bags had already arrived at our ... Read more
Ranee1946
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We had an unfortunate situation when a passenger fell down some stairs & was seriously injured. The captain was ... Read more

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Alstromeria
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
We were on the Veendam cruise to Hawaii from San Diego that returned on Feb. 8, 2014. This is our 14th cruise (mostly ... Read more
No Dam Stars
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My husband and I rather impetuously decided to sail on Holland America’s Statendam 45 day combined Hawaii, French ... Read more
SandyfromCA
1 Review
Member Since 2013
23 Forum Posts
I was not fond of the overall menu choices in the dining room. Different, not as familiar as on other Holland cruises. ... Read more
sealion2
1 Review
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
Stayed overnight at Wyndham Bayside both coming and going due to schedule issues with Air Canada. Nice hotel. You can ... Read more
mistletoe
1 Review
Member Since 2010
9 Forum Posts
I should preface this review by saying that even a bad cruise isn't totally bad. On the other hand, I haven't done a ... Read more

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wayfaring girl
1 Review
Member Since 2013
After many years of travelling to exciting destinations to celebrate special occasions, we were challenged to come up ... Read more
Bucky63
19 Reviews
Member Since 2006
2 Forum Posts
Embarkation: We boarded the Zaandam in San Diego. Boarding was fast and efficient. We arrived at the pier around ... Read more
SailorMom37
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
91 Forum Posts
SO much to tell after two weeks! I'll try not to be ridiculously verbose... We sailed out of San Diego. This is a ... Read more
vaugirard12
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
6 Forum Posts
We chose this cruise because of all the days at sea. Titled "Hawaii Circle Cruise" the emphasis is definitely on ... Read more
Cruising Montrealer
1 Review
Member Since 2010
132 Forum Posts
Took advantage of the opportunity to do the 4 repositioning (Vancouver to Victoria to San Diego)+ 14 days Hawai'i (from ... Read more

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