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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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117 Holland America Hawaii Cruise Reviews

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We had previously flown to visit all the islands in Hawaii but never attempted this many days at open sea to cruise to ... Read more
We are a couple in our mid to late 40s and have cruised several times before on various cruise lines. We own 100 CCL ... Read more
Patience is Virtue jezzyebelle
11/11
Our plan was to fly into San Diego on Friday night, 11/11/11, however due to flight issues, we ended up missing our ... Read more
We were on the Westerdam in a cruise to Hawaii and the Marquesas Islands. This was the first trip of this ship to that ... Read more
10/11
My husband wanted to return to sailing the high seas as he had served in the U.S. Navy and missed the ocean. I had been ... Read more

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Having cruised recently on the Sea Princess, I imagined that Holland America would be a similar experience, well I was ... Read more
As a seasoned cruiser, never again on Holland America.Huge banging all through the night. We were told at the end of ... Read more
My husband and I went on a cruise in late March 2011 with Holland America from San Diego, California to Hawaii and back ... Read more
What a great holiday and what an absolutely wonderful crew.We arrived privately at the embarkation point having spent ... Read more
Embarkation was a breeze; arrived at terminal before 11:30 a.m. and was on board by noon. The cabin was available by ... Read more

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REVIEW OF ZAANDAM: San Diego-Hawaii-San Diego February 27-March 13, 2011 Being from the Midwest, the best place ... Read more
12/10
This was our third HAL cruise. We went into San Diego one night early. We stayed at the Bay Club Hotel & Marina, ... Read more
12/10
A relative drove us to the port and our bags were collected. We entered the terminal, filled out a form, and waited for ... Read more
Enjoyable cruise Goatranch
12/10
We flew to San Diego on Saturday morning the day before our Nov 7 round trip cruise to Hawaii on the Holland America ... Read more
San Diego to Hawaii airgunnerusn
12/10
We enjoyed the Zaandam very much - it was the perfect size- about 1400 passengers I think. One of the real pluses of ... Read more

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12/10
For those of you wondering about the condition and joy of the Zaandam, I can report that my wife and I found everything ... Read more
11/10
We arrived in San Diego on November 6,2010 a day prior to sailing. HAL had reps at the airport to provide directions to ... Read more
First let me state that most of my complaints about this cruise are not so much about the Zaandam and its crew as ... Read more
Good and Bad frndlyfmrflyr
11/10
First, I understand HawaiiLeo's frustrations. We also had a cabin a/c problem (did not work at all) and found the ... Read more
11/10
Our two week cruise aboard the ms Zaandam out of San Diego to Hawaii went very well, with one major exception. During ... Read more

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11/10
Embarkation exceptionally easy.....on board in under ten minutes and in cabin (after lunch on the Lido) right on time. ... Read more
11/10
We are 60 and 71 and this was my 6th cruise and my husband's 4th. We loved this cruise the best of any. The days at sea ... Read more
First thing, the ship : it has been remodeled, ok, but why put planks to lay on in a tre inch pool? Specially when ... Read more
My mom and I cruised previously with NCL, Royal Caribbean and Holland America Line. This was our eighth cruise overall ... Read more
Relaxing Hawaii liketraveling
10/10
I really did not have any intention of booking this cruise because I did the round trip itinerary in March. The relaxed ... Read more

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