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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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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
- 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
12/12
What a fantastic cruise for the New Year. We traveled with our family of 5 (3 college kids,) and the cruise was ... Read more
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
Embarkation: Arrived at the San Diego Pier at around 11AM - the Statendam had arrived that morning from a 28 day South ... Read more

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My wife and I took our grown children and spouses on the Holland America Westerdam Eastern Caribbean cruise during ... Read more
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
My husband and I have just returned from our Sydney-New Zealand cruise. Holland American Line were very professional ... Read more
Good points: -Zaandam much better than the Oosterdam in decor, service and company response to problems. Had a bad ... Read more
12/12
We are veteran cruisers from South Carolina, with 18 cruises on Princess and 1 cruise on NCL. This was our 1st cruise ... Read more

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12/12
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
28 DAY Round Trip from San Diego,CA to HAWAII, TAHITI & MARQUESAS (NOV. 23, 2012 to DEC. 21, 2012) We were a ... Read more
About us: Mid 40's couple. Our 4th cruise, first aboard Holland America, the previous three were all on Princess. ... Read more
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11/12
Although we knew that a Thanksgiving cruise would have many children we choose to sail on Holland America Eurodam at ... Read more
11/12
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

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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
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
12/11
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
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
We boarded the ship in Ft. Lauderdale on December 11, 2011. This was a seven day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. We ... Read more

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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
Statendam Review: Christmas and New Years Holiday Sailing San Diego to Ft Lauderdale via Panama 14 days Embarkation ... Read more
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
We are veteran cruisers with several longer cruises under our belts. We have sailed on Norwegian, Carnival, Celebrity, ... Read more
I am a veteran cruiser, and as a family, my parents and I have spent the past few holidays on various cruises. They ... Read more

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