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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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153 Holland America Holiday Cruise Reviews

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izi1
1 Review
Member Since 2012
3 Forum Posts
The beginning and end of the cruise was unacceptable. This was our third cruise and compared to the others there were ... Read more
0bnxshs
6 Reviews
Member Since 2009
3,670 Forum Posts
For us, this was a last moment decision to go on a cruise during a week that my wife found she could take off from ... Read more
xxyyzz
4 Reviews
Member Since 2005
13 Forum Posts
- I sure hope HAL reads these reviews. - Thanks to all who post here and on Boards Of all the cruises we have ever ... Read more
mommac64
1 Review
Member Since 2011
What a fantastic cruise for the New Year. We traveled with our family of 5 (3 college kids,) and the cruise was ... Read more
tmbhl_on_the_go
4 Reviews
Member Since 2007
151 Forum Posts
Beware this is is my long day by day review of our Christmas cruise on the Oosterdam from Sydney -- New Zealand. We're ... Read more

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califgary
5 Reviews
Member Since 2003
1,582 Forum Posts
Embarkation: Arrived at the San Diego Pier at around 11AM - the Statendam had arrived that morning from a 28 day South ... Read more
krempert
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
6 Forum Posts
My wife and I took our grown children and spouses on the Holland America Westerdam Eastern Caribbean cruise during ... Read more
brule
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
439 Forum Posts
We arrived at the Fort Lauderdale airport about 11 am, took a taxi to the Port and were on board and in our room by 12 ... Read more
brettcarol2012
1 Review
Member Since 2012
My husband and I have just returned from our Sydney-New Zealand cruise. Holland American Line were very professional ... Read more
Shimmershine
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
2 Forum Posts
Good points: -Zaandam much better than the Oosterdam in decor, service and company response to problems. Had a bad ... Read more

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davidnsteph
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
825 Forum Posts
We are veteran cruisers from South Carolina, with 18 cruises on Princess and 1 cruise on NCL. This was our 1st cruise ... Read more
chocolate@mixcom.com
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
The Zaandam is starting to show her age at 12 years old but, she is well maintained. There were some problems like some ... Read more
Gall
1 Review
Member Since 2012
10/11
We always wanted to go to the south pacific and this was an affordable cruise with Holland America an round trip from ... Read more
creativegenius
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
87 Forum Posts
About us: Mid 40's couple. Our 4th cruise, first aboard Holland America, the previous three were all on Princess. ... Read more
moonshadow1010
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
15 Forum Posts
Although we knew that a Thanksgiving cruise would have many children we choose to sail on Holland America Eurodam at ... Read more

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searanch queen
1 Review
Member Since 2011
413 Forum Posts
Just back from a 10 day voyage aboard the ms Noordam. The ship went from Ft. Lauderdale and back. We had stops in Half ... Read more
Desdemona1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
26 Forum Posts
What an experience. We flew from New Zealand to Rome with a one day stop over in Hong Kong to break the flight. ... Read more
mad101
1 Review
Member Since 2010
17 Forum Posts
This is just going to be a short tale, but we travelled with our teen age daughter on the Christmas cruise and we all ... Read more
Bilyara
1 Review
Member Since 2012
8 Forum Posts
As an older couple we gave the "kids" 12 months notice that we would be away for Christmas. As Australia is so far away ... Read more
pon493
1 Review
Member Since 2011
8 Forum Posts
We boarded the Noordam around noon on 23 Dec 11 and had a small wait until our room was ready. We had a superior ... Read more

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desertr0se
1 Review
Member Since 2010
111 Forum Posts
We boarded the ship in Ft. Lauderdale on December 11, 2011. This was a seven day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. We ... Read more
sfcsu
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
84 Forum Posts
This was our first HAL cruise. Previously we have cruised on 4 times on Celebrity and once on NCL. We chose it for the ... Read more
califgary
5 Reviews
Member Since 2003
1,582 Forum Posts
Statendam Review: Christmas and New Years Holiday Sailing San Diego to Ft Lauderdale via Panama 14 days Embarkation ... Read more
Jeal
3 Reviews
Member Since 2003
717 Forum Posts
We arrived at the port around 1:00 and waited only a couple of minutes to board. Our room was ready so we went directly ... Read more
TravelingT
1 Review
Member Since 2007
489 Forum Posts
We are veteran cruisers with several longer cruises under our belts. We have sailed on Norwegian, Carnival, Celebrity, ... Read more

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