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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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270 Holland America New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews

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ShadyOaksCruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
We have sailed primarily on Princess and Celebrity. This was our first cruise on HAL and the Eurodam. Very impressed ... Read more
ShadyOaksCruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
We have cruised with Princess and Celebrity within the past three years, and before that NCL and transatlantic on ... Read more
DoriePam
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The Eurodam is a great ship and the staff are professional and very courteous. We used the HAL transfers and hotel ... Read more
Late traveler
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
39 Forum Posts
We both enjoyed this cruise and have used Holland America before. Embarkation in New York was less than satisfactory ... Read more
JanetDeV
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5 Forum Posts
This was our fourth cruise on Holland America, and we have always been very pleased. Unfortunately, both the ship and ... Read more

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NAS Bermuda
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The selection of the cruise ship is critical because there are many different kinds. If you prefer old school elegance ... Read more
Camden lady
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
8 Forum Posts
As with most things there was some good and some bad on this cruise. The embarkation was a total nightmare. First off, ... Read more
roger.sharp
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This cruise started badly with embarkation delays exceeding five hours for some passengers. HAL did not provide any ... Read more
The Four Amigos
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Not rated
9/13
After reading some of the posted reviews for the Eurodam, I wonder if we were just unlucky, but I don't think so. But ... Read more
Maddog11Capt
1 Review
Member Since 2007
8 Forum Posts
Backgound, my wife and I have cruised a total of 21 times; 6 times with Holland America. For reference, we normally eat ... Read more

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teemsum
14 Reviews
Member Since 2002
317 Forum Posts
This was our 4th cruise on HAL but this time we were in a Neptune Suite. We flew the red-eye from Vancouver to Toronto ... Read more
Happy hop
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Embarkation at Manhattan was fairly swift, although the lines were long the staff were efficient and courteous. This ... Read more
JaneRichard
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
We had never cruised on Holland American Line before; we normally sail on Celebrity. However, since the New ... Read more
McCandle
1 Review
Member Since 2008
44 Forum Posts
Sailed out of New York, embarkation was flawless, checked in and on the ship in under one hour of arrival. We were ... Read more
Konskie
5 Reviews
Member Since 2011
We arrived in New York two days prior to the cruise. Stayed at the Sheraton New York in Midtown. Very nice hotel but ... Read more

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unc66
5 Reviews
Member Since 2007
9 Forum Posts
The cruise was nice but not up to the standards of other Holland America cruises we have enjoyed. The ship was ... Read more
gdaddytobermuda
1 Review
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
My family of four (kids aged 9 and 7) splurged on a deluxe verandah suite on the final Veendam voyage to Bermuda. The ... Read more
Big_King
1 Review
Member Since 2010
79 Forum Posts
The embarkation was efficient and speedy and we were in our cabin within 30 minutes. However the lunch on the Lido ... Read more
andyonli
7 Reviews
Member Since 2008
67 Forum Posts
We chose this cruise for two main reasons: good friends had already booked and the cruise was leaving from our home ... Read more
johnkiely
1 Review
Member Since 2007
5 Forum Posts
This was a really nice cruise. Embarkation was the fastest I've ever experienced. We got dropped off at the NYC ... Read more

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sambamama
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
281 Forum Posts
I booked my sister and I on this cruise about a year ahead. It was a special treat to her as a gift from me and she ... Read more
alaud
1 Review
Member Since 2006
77 Forum Posts
Just returned from a seven day Bermuda cruise. It was wonderful. The ship, while not new was in good shape and the ... Read more
pacruiser1244
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Family included wife and 3 daughters. We chose this cruise because it left from NYC and stayed 3 days in Bermuda ... Read more
seagullindy
1 Review
Member Since 2012
This was the first time we drove instead of flying to a port of embarkation, and want to say it was the easiest way to ... Read more
klm1
5 Reviews
Member Since 2010
3 Forum Posts
Background Information: We booked this cruise only 3 weeks before departure, when other vacation plans fell through. ... Read more

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