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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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606 Holland America Seattle Cruise Reviews

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We don't know why so many people are enthousiastic about this ship? We did already several other cruises with other ... Read more
Pure Alaska teraji
06/14
If you haven’t sailed HAL before, the Westerdam, like most other HAL ships, is smaller and more Mariner ... Read more
Since I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and had recently cruised Princess to Hawaii, I was looking for a last minute ... Read more
When starting to research cruiselines for my 55th birthday trip to Alaska, I went first to a trusted friend and travel ... Read more
THE GOOD. We chose to use HAL's Flightease and will use it again. Flightease books your flight(s), transfers, and hotel ... Read more

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06/14
Recently returned from our Alaska vacation on the Westerdam. I didn't really know what to expect having never been on a ... Read more
I've now taken 5 cruises to Alaska in the past decade, thanks to my wife's fascination with the place--three on ... Read more
My wife and I enjoyed seeing Alaska again and experiencing the Holland America approach, the first 2 visits were on ... Read more
01/14
We have always been "Escape from Winter" warm water cruisers. Alaska finally moved to the top of our bucket vacation ... Read more
A trip down under Wooden head wooden shoes
12/13
Ingrid and I decided that we wanted to celebrate our retirement by taking a trip to Australia. And instead of flying ... Read more

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YO HO HO Goingagin
12/13
Oosterdam is a lovely ship. She is not one of those that caters to the thousands but has enough people so you can meet ... Read more
disaster cruise dutchopa
12/13
this cruise was nothing like we booked 12 months ago.Embarkation in Seattle was fine nice and smooth and first ... Read more
Pros: cabins, food and crews were great, loved being at sea. Experienced ships officers inspired confidence in ship ... Read more
The 2013 International Master Gardener Conference was held on board Holland American's Westerdam in September. The ... Read more
Happy to be back celticspirit
10/13
HAL is tops for Alaska in many ways. I had not cruised HAL in awhile and was a little concerned that I would be ... Read more

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10/13
We travelled from the UK to go on this cruise and were not disappointed. The Westerdam is beautiful. I'm a bit funny ... Read more
We were on one of the last Alaska cruises of the season. Due to crazy weather conditions, our itinerary was changed and ... Read more
First Time Experience was AWESOME MarynaFromSouthAfrica
10/13
We(my mom and I) took my father on an Alaskan cruise for his 70th Birthday! We have had no previous sailing experience ... Read more
Great First Cruise KatieDancer
10/13
I cannot compare our August 31 cruise on the Westerdam to any others because it was our first cruise, but we have ... Read more
Was really excited to go on the 9/15/13 sailing of the MS Oosterdam, had been looking forward to an Alaskan cruise for ... Read more

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Cindy: Hi! Welcome to my trip report of my Alaska cruise on HAL Westerdam. Readers: HAL Westerdam? Alaska? Cindy, ... Read more
Sad seafarer Golf poppa
10/13
Thank goodness for Seattle. I'd finally convinced my husband to take an Alaskan cruise ( about 4 years of talking). ... Read more
Summary: Last Alaska cruise of the season out of Seattle dodged Pacific storms with great success, altered an itinerary ... Read more
Disappointed cruiser cruiserted5
09/13
Embarkation: Great Suite: Great First day at sea: Great Juneau: Great! Took the fly out fly sighing tour. Best tour ... Read more
Awesome Alaska!!!! NextCruisePlease
09/13
This was our 3rd HAL cruise and 12th overall. Cruise dates Aug 31 - Sep 7, 2013. Flew from Phoenix to Seattle via SW ... Read more

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