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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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174 Holland America Venice Cruise Reviews

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Oliver61
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The above referenced cruise was the most disappointing my wife and I have taken. under the guise of inclement weather ... Read more
ARIZONAHEATERS
1 Review
Member Since 2012
50 Forum Posts
Yes, we lost three ports early in the cruise, but most people understood that the captain was doing what he thought was ... Read more
marks969
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This was our second cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam in 2 years and the ship continues to have a high standard of dining, ... Read more
Wato1957
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Venice' hotel was nice clean and a bus was just outside of hotel to centre of Venice.nieuw Amsterdam we got to ... Read more
Wato1957
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Venice was nice hotel good location, thought the ship was gorgeous food lovely sometimes cold , waiters great and room ... Read more

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sattva
1 Review
Member Since 2007
14 Forum Posts
We're around 70, have lived abroad, and use cruises primarily to visit interesting ports and meet interesting people. ... Read more
wahoo2002
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I are retired, seasoned travelers having experienced many land and cruise tours. For this cruise we ... Read more
6buddy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our group of four (two in their 50's/two in 80's) travelled to Venice to start our cruise. Everything was smooth from ... Read more
Two italy Fans
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our 1st Holland America Cruise. The Nieuw Amsterdam was a very nice ship and not too glitzy. The communal ... Read more
Amy Altemus
2 Reviews
Member Since 2004
This was my first cruise on HAL, after having cruised with Oceania, Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian, and Royal ... Read more

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brechtae@yahoo.co.uk
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Having only cruised with Celebrity Cruise Line before we were a little apprehensive sailing with Holland America. We ... Read more
Frequent Cruiser 21
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I was led to believe I was going on a 5* ship so was hugely disappointed when I boarded. Our Signature Suite was ... Read more
Trina33
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have travelled on a variety of cruise lines Ncl, Princess, Rcl and P&O and thought we would try a new line. We ... Read more
Jakebigwhitedog
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
My wife and I have cruised many times and this itinerary was the second time for my wife. Everything about this cruise ... Read more
bfarmerva
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We cruised with another couple on Holland America for the first time this past September. We had read that the ... Read more

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landlubberSanD
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
5/15
Great Cruise, much better than i expected. Wish more time was available in each port, that is the only drawback i ... Read more
2boomerstravel
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
137 Forum Posts
We had not been on HAL since 2008 and this cruise exceeded our expectations. Most of our comments are based on ... Read more
Dr TT
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Embarkation was very muddled . The standard of food was extremely poor, portion size small. Often food was cold and ... Read more
Mahtomedi
3 Reviews
Member Since 2006
26 Forum Posts
9/15
First time with Holland America, although my 7th cruise. Had a Signature Suite for 3 of us. Plenty of room and ... Read more
Cath White
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I am writing this review to alert to how Fantastic and supportive Holland America Zuiderdam Customer Service Manager ... Read more

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uscdrm
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
We started this trip with 3 days on our own in Venice staying at the beautiful Hotel Palazzo Stern on the Grand Canal. ... Read more
Aggsy
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
30 Forum Posts
We did the 24 day East and west med cruise visiting 16 different ports. The ship was excellent, food was very good and ... Read more
Elbereth
1 Review
Member Since 2015
A slightly larger ship than we were used to, but plenty of room everywhere. The ship itself was modern but not too ... Read more
LMM1801
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
165 Forum Posts
As others have pointed out, the ship is not new, but there are just so many pluses about this ship, the little bit of ... Read more
Cindyatsea
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
This was our first cruise with HAL and we were very impressed with their level of service and the standard of the ship. ... Read more

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