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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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653 Holland America San Diego Cruise Reviews

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CPABOB
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
We got advance notice that boarding would be delayed due to the outbreak of norovirus on the two previous cruises. ... Read more
Dodgers671
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
My wife and I are in our mid 40's no kids and have cruise on Princess, NCL, and Royal Caribbean. We both were exited to ... Read more
Hflors
2 Reviews
Member Since 2003
3,052 Forum Posts
First let me say that I believe that my expectations were way too high. Having read blogs from Bill & Marianne on ... Read more
kellylagringa
1 Review
Member Since 2015
There were some real positives in our experience. The cleaning crew kept everything immaculate and were very nice, our ... Read more
debbucky
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My husband and I just got back from our first cruise in many years. This was a test of sorts to see if we are 'cruise ... Read more

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pgreif
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
This is our seventh cruise, fourth on Holland, second on Veendam in one year (that is how much we like this ship.) We ... Read more
hillcrest
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
1 Forum Post
Check in was slow, but due to our fellow passengers- elderly and infirm, more about them later. New HAL checkin of ... Read more
mikematheny
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Negative feed back. to many older people, average age around 70, no out side pool games, outside lights that string ... Read more
saguaro_48
1 Review
Member Since 2010
Nov. 19-26 HAL Veendam Mexican Riviera (San Diego Departure) by the twin of Oscar the Grouch Let me start by ... Read more
kjoephyllis
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
I enjoyed the 32 day cruise. The library was large, the food very good, the entertainment enjoyable, the ports ... Read more

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WSP104
1 Review
Member Since 2015
4 Forum Posts
We took this 32 day cruise not knowing for sure if it might be too long. As it turned out it was terrific. The ship, ... Read more
pjjacobs72
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
Our 32-day Inca Explorer cruise from San Diego to Lima and return was a mixed bag of pleasure and frustration. The M/S ... Read more
missmishka
1 Review
Member Since 2010
83 Forum Posts
This was our seventh cruise on HAL. We are a couple in our late 60's, and we always have a great time, but this time ... Read more
Victoria Missy
1 Review
Member Since 2011
43 Forum Posts
We were very disappointed with this cruise, having been on other Holland America cruises before, we definitely expected ... Read more
jkmarbles
1 Review
Member Since 2015
9 Forum Posts
My friend & I have cruised on Holland America around 155 days. We found the Zaandam to be updated since our ... Read more

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Deck Cargo
10 Reviews
Member Since 2014
32 days on the Zaandam from San Diego to Buenos Aires Overall the cruise was very enjoyable, even taking into ... Read more
OlsSalt
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
1,518 Forum Posts
In virtually all aspects this was the typically great Holland America product: excellent food, great staff, really ... Read more
kizzykat
1 Review
Member Since 2015
11 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise with Holland America, and we were not disappointed. We flew to Honolulu and sailed back to ... Read more
Vobogeck
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
46 Forum Posts
This was our seventh cruise on HAL but our first on the Noordam and certainly our longest at 39 days. We thoroughly ... Read more
Ronniegiants
6 Reviews
Member Since 2012
We are experienced Holland America cruisers with this being our 5th (out of 11) with the company and second on ... Read more

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bonvoyagebites
1 Review
Member Since 2015
450 Forum Posts
We went on a 3 day repositioning cruise for the MS Amsterdam to begin its Alaska season. We had been looking for a ... Read more
ChesterLocksley
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was a trip of a lifetime for me. at the age of 12 year i was intrigued by the panama canal and finally at the ... Read more
Harbor1492
15 Reviews
Member Since 2008
Route: 29 day voyage: San Diego > Hawaii (3 islands) > Kiribati (1 island) > French Polynesia (6 islands) ... Read more
lindaler
1 Review
Member Since 2012
466 Forum Posts
We were lucky to receive a good upgrade from an HH guarantee to a D category. Cabin 772 was on the fourth deck in the ... Read more
just judi
1 Review
Member Since 2014
34 Forum Posts
When we arrived in San Diego there was no line so we thought it would be easy getting on-board. How wrong we were - 40 ... Read more

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