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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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372 Holland America Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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Nice QueenAleta
10/14
My husband and I are long time cruisers and had already been to Cabo. So we just wanted to cruise and didn't really ... Read more
My wife and I did the 12 day cruise from Vancouver to San Diego then to the Mexican Riviera and back to San Diego. It ... Read more
My wife and I did the 12 day cruise from Vancouver to San Diego then to the Mexican Riviera and back to San Diego. It ... Read more
Don't know where to start. We are both 4 star mariners with HAL. I write this as I am still sick with food eaten on ... Read more
10/14
This was my first cruise, so in many ways I didn't know what to expect. Everything was pleasant from the time we were ... Read more

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We arrived at the San Diego, CA terminal early Sunday for our March 9, 2014 cruise to the Mexican Riviera. Embarkation ... Read more
Since we live fairly close to San Diego, we don't have the hassle factor of air travel to and from the cruise. We ... Read more
Never again 1italgal
03/14
This was my first time on Holland America. I should NOT be complaining here just b/c my sister treated me to this ... Read more
01/14
Holland America reinstated this itinerary after a lapse of some 3-4 years, which I was very pleased to see as I had ... Read more
01/14
This was a Holiday Cruise, Christmas, and a fun reunuion with some previous CC friends we met on a cruise in 2008... ... Read more

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Holland America does their Sea of Cortez Cruise once a year. Some of the service and quality issues could have been ... Read more
Compared to Princess (where we've taken several cruises), the staff on the Veendam were unremarkable. The cabin ... Read more
10/13
We were booked on The Smooth Jazz Cruise so we didn't have a choice of ships. After reading some really negative ... Read more
We went on a theme cruise, The Soul Train Cruise. Everything regarding the actual soul train activities were superb! We ... Read more
Penthouse Splurge Jgcorpgypsy
06/13
Three weeks before departure our Personal Cruise Consultant, Katriana, called to offer us a reasonably priced upgrade ... Read more

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05/13
We booked an inside cabin and had the opportunity to upgrade, several weeks before the beginning of the cruise (for a ... Read more
Even as a solo cruiser paying nearly double the advertised rate I came away realizing that not only did I have a great ... Read more
04/13
This was our first cruise on Holland America. We've cruised three times before on other lines. Overall, this was a ... Read more
I try to sail on a HAL ship once every 2 years. I normally go to the Mexican Riviera in the winter to use their ... Read more
04/13
This was our 3rd cruise and we are planning another! The Zaandam was the smallest ship so far that we have sailed and ... Read more

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03/13
This is only my second cruise and it's been a while since my first. This would be my first, but definitely not my last ... Read more
We signed up for this cruise because we can drive conveniently to San Diego, and we like the HAL cruise line. It was ... Read more
First time on Zaadam kimthomason78
02/13
My husband and I have cruised 8 times, three on Holland America. This was our first time on the Zaadam, a smaller ship ... Read more
I was uncertain as to what to expect of a cruise, but given the cost as a solo traveller, I expected some luxury, fine ... Read more
Ship: The ship is dated and many items just do not work. Coffee machines (two broken for 3 day straight), steam rooms ... Read more

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