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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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173 Holland America Venice Cruise Reviews

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Karima
1 Review
Member Since 2010
112 Forum Posts
I hadn't inquired as to the size of the ship, so this is on me. I'm used to the smaller ships. Too many people. I'd ... Read more
Fairlight Spencer
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The GOOD: My sincere compliments to all the staff on this voyage. Everyone had a smile on his or her face at all ... Read more
andreecruisemom
3 Reviews
Member Since 2002
35 Forum Posts
My husband and I took our 3 sons (ages 23, 20 and 13) for their first trip to Europe. We specifically picked this ... Read more
Colonel Vatutin
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
The good: - service was pleasing and top-notch throughout the ship, but I felt that pool staff was considerably slow ... Read more
bemc
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
My wife and I traveled on the Venice to Barcelona cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam on May 16th. This was our third ... Read more

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Carlou
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
My wife and me sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam from May 4th to May 16th 2015. We went from Venice to Istambul and back to ... Read more
zhemmingway2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
From an experienced cruise traveler: STAY AWAY FROM THIS CRUISE LINE Worst cruise ever. The ship was being ... Read more
alvaradoter
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This company understaffs their ships. Not enough crew members to serve the passengers properly. The ship sailed ... Read more
tmartin6@mac.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
If I were a first time cruiser I might have thought our 22 day Mediteranian cruise on the Zuiderdam was wonderful. We ... Read more
elganpat
1 Review
Member Since 2014
51 Forum Posts
This was our first time with HAL and we loved it! Our cabin, 6132 was in the rear of the ship and near the elevators. ... Read more

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IntrepidExplorers
1 Review
Member Since 2015
11 Forum Posts
We were on the Zuiderdam for a 22 day Venice to Rome to Barcelona vacation. Very port intensive, but most of the ports ... Read more
NCCubsFan
1 Review
Member Since 2013
2 Forum Posts
We have sailed with HAL 4 other times and have not been disappointed. Our cabin was great, well kept, the furnishings ... Read more
rotjeknor
5 Reviews
Member Since 2011
165 Forum Posts
This was our 5th HAL cruise in a row. The previous ones were on the Rotterdam and Ryndam, I was a bit hesitant about a ... Read more
TheChicagoDude
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
This was our first cruise ship experience, and we won't be traveling on Holland America any time soon. At the outset ... Read more
TheChicagoDude
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
This was our first cruise ship experience, and we won't be traveling on Holland America any time soon. At the outset ... Read more

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andy183
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
We are a family with 2 teenage children and have enjoyed 4 cruises with HAL. There must be something quite satisfying ... Read more
PixTraveler
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We have been traveling since 2000 when we visited Australia and the South Pacific. We have been on over ten cruises ... Read more
BNguy
1 Review
Member Since 2005
110 Forum Posts
Some background, my wife and I are in our early 60's, we have cruised 6 times before this, most on Holland America and ... Read more
emmakgg
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Where do I start? We had a cabin that seemed fine but got 'upgraded' to the same cabin one floor above due to it being ... Read more
aqua
1 Review
Member Since 2000
613 Forum Posts
My husband and I went on the Nieuw Amsterdam 12 day Venice to Barcelona sailing. Embarkation in Venice was quick and ... Read more

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ole miss gal
1 Review
Member Since 2014
It was a family of 4 ( 17 year old girl and 20 year old boy) Getting on the ship was so easy and very professional. Go ... Read more
mactig
1 Review
Member Since 2011
3 Forum Posts
Just completed an 11 day cruise on Noordam from Venice to Civitavecchia. This was our fourth HAL cruise and the second ... Read more
marycordaro
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We just got back from a 12 night Mediterranean cruise roundtrip from Venice. This was our first experience with HAL, ... Read more
Tibetan
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My wife & I returned a few weeks ago from an excellent 11 night cruise on the Noordam. Normally I wouldn't submit ... Read more
weatherman46
4 Reviews
Member Since 2010
578 Forum Posts
We are regular cruisers and have been on the Nieuw Amsterdam and the Westerdam, as well as several ships from other ... Read more

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