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73% Loved It
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4.0 Editor's Rating
When it was launched in 1999, Volendam had the highest passenger capacity in Holland America's fleet. The ship is nearly 61,000 tons and carries 1,432 passengers, and, in a move that seems quaint now, it ...
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341 Holland America Volendam Cruise Reviews

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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
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
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

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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
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
The cruise to Alaska on the Holland America ship Volendam was a mixed experience. The places visited, Juneau, Skagway, ... Read more
The land tour (8 days with HAL) was awesome and exceeded our expectations, Anchorage/Denali/Fairbanks/Dawson City/ ... Read more
As fairly experienced cruisers, this cruise did not meet our expectations and having read some of the previous reviews ... Read more

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We are experienced cruisers with this being my 22nd cruise, but first with HAL. This was a 7 day Alaska cruise, with ... Read more
Faultless hsandrews
6/15
Having read previous reviews of MS Volendam I think we must have been on a different ship. Our cruise was faultless, ... Read more
This was our first cruise, so we have not a lot to compare with. Since we used a lot the CC reviews during our research ... Read more
We finally got to do it. R & C Cruisers
4/15
This was our 3rd cruise with HAL. The first 2 were on Amsterdam,which immediatly set a high standard, which Volendam ... Read more
The Cruise from Hell! Embarkation
4/15
My first cruise on Holland America and my LAST Have done at least a dozen cruises with all companies and this was ... Read more

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This was our first and probably last trip with Holland America. We had previously done a 19 night trip with Cunard ... Read more
4/15
We boarded the Volendam in Hong Kong. Embarkation was a breeze and we were happy to hear that our cabins were ... Read more
3/15
Embarkation in Singapore was reasonably straight forward (in spite of being taken to the wrong cruise centre by the ... Read more
The ship was clean and the Indonesian (only) staff was very friendly and gave their best. The cabins were O.K. and ... Read more
Good but Could Be Better S.O.C.I.O.C.A.T.s
3/15
Review of the Volendam Food: 1) fine. Could have been spiced some more ; understand it must be reasonably ... Read more

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Excellent Cruise Bankiefaeclyde
3/15
We embarked on 16th March, after spending three days at the Riverview Hotel - which we had gotten a 'superior weekend ... Read more
We embarked on 16 March for the 14 day cruise via Malacca, George Town, Phuket, Myanmar, Langkawi, KL and return to ... Read more
Amazing itinerary DonahCBrown
3/15
I've just finished reading some of the recent Volendam reviews and think I must have been on a different ship. Our ... Read more
We are active cruisers and have enjoyed many trips on HAL! This was not the HAL we knew and loved. First, the ... Read more
3/15
I am a 3 star Mariner with Holland America, but this is my first cruise with them in Asia. The Volendam has come ... Read more

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