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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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576 Holland America Vancouver Cruise Reviews

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Wonderful Cruise! cruisernewbieman
8/15
We just returned from a wonderful cruise to Southeast Alaska (the Tongass Rain Forest). I was concerned after reading ... Read more
ALASKA CRUISE---Summertime FIRST I want to give great thanks to Imam and Sam, who were our amazing cabin stewards! ... Read more
This was our first cruise on Holland America. We have done 4 or 5 cruises on Princess (very positive experiences) and ... Read more
We (2 adults, a teen and a pre-teen) loved this ship and the cruise. There was always something to do for each one of ... Read more
8/15
After spending a glorious week weatherwise in Vancouver, we boarded the ship at 12.30. Our stateroom was ready and our ... Read more

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8/15
This was my very first Holland America Cruise, and first cruise to Alaska. I've been to 3 cruises before this, all of ... Read more
Nice Ship vancy
7/15
I don't understand the negative reviews. This was a very nice ship in excellent shape. We sailed on Celebrity ... Read more
7/15
After reading recent reviews of the Volendam, we were a little apprehensive but since we were only going to be on it ... Read more
Great food and service Diminoj@yahoo.com
7/15
This smaller ship had the qualities of great food with a good variety of choices. The service was also very good. We ... Read more
We had a wonderful trip. Went to Vancouver and stayed in a super hotel, the Fairmont Waterfront. They parked the ship ... Read more

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Volendam grendel_z
7/15
After reading all of the negative reviews about the food, the ship, the service (though this usually gets high marks) ... Read more
We've just had a great experience on a generally very professional ship. Yes there were a few jiggles but let's be ... Read more
7/15
Just returned from a 7 day Alaskan inside passage cruise with Holland America on the m/s Noordam, sailing dates July ... Read more
Prior to our cruise we had hired a motorhome for 8 weeks and toured a little of USA but spent most of our time in ... Read more
Room for Improvement Cruisejunkisessex
7/15
embarkation took more than 2 hours. Staff very friendly Staterooms and communal areas very clean and spacious. ... Read more

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The cruise to Alaska on the Holland America ship Volendam was a mixed experience. The places visited, Juneau, Skagway, ... Read more
Good, But... ironhead48
6/15
we traveled with our daughter and 3 granddaughters. we had 2 oceanview cabins next to each other. It was on the main ... Read more
My wife and did the 11 day cruise including Denali. This was our first HA cruise and we were very pleased. The ... Read more
As fairly experienced cruisers, this cruise did not meet our expectations and having read some of the previous reviews ... Read more
6/15
This was our 24th cruise and we've been on 5 different lines. This was without a doubt the best. The crew was ... Read more

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We loved this cruise! Food everywhere, main dining room, Canaletto, Pinnacle Grill, and the Lido were outstanding. ... Read more
6/15
We were lucky enough to get an upgrade to a Neptune suite. This was wonderful! The girls in the lounge were the best as ... Read more
I am not quibbling about Alaska. Alaska was lovely, and I am delighted to have had a chance to experience some of it! ... Read more
We are experienced cruisers with this being my 22nd cruise, but first with HAL. This was a 7 day Alaska cruise, with ... Read more
Not So Happy marek gil
6/15
My first time on cruise.Generally satisfied but taken by surprise that had to pay for plain water even from my room ... Read more

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