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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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365 Holland America Volendam Cruise Reviews

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UptwnChgo
1 Review
Member Since 2009
3 Forum Posts
Regular traveler on HAL. First travel on the Volendam. Ship, definitely is older and smaller. Was assigned Cabin ... Read more
mancmons
1 Review
Member Since 2011
39 Forum Posts
We had a thoroughly enjoyable trip on the Volendam, great itinerary and well looked after by a really cheerful and ... Read more
tfuller1
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Holland America does an okay job. Pretty vanilla experience with normal ups and downs. The main deal with this cruise ... Read more
WeiMin
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
We had a stateroom on deck 3. The window opens out to lower promenade deck, while it let in sunshine to tell us if ... Read more
doreenlim
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Ship shoe excursion is ex and not worth it. Don't believe their advertising -experts, best shore excursion Thilawa ... Read more

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GlobalVillager
1 Review
Member Since 2015
9 Forum Posts
Background: we had never traveled to Indonesia, and was looking for a land tour when we stumbled across this cruise on ... Read more
WeiMin
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
The Indonesian ports selected were quite special and side trips offered to important sites:- A. Ports of Call ... Read more
LesKenCruisers
1 Review
Member Since 2013
31 Forum Posts
We were on the 14 day Xmas & New Year Volendam Cruise 2015/2016. Started off with 3 nights Hotel stay at the ... Read more
GeorgeCharlie
1 Review
Member Since 2012
225 Forum Posts
Volendam IV - The old gal is starting to show her age, but still has a strong heart and made all that much stronger by ... Read more
Zinio
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
Some people have inflated expectations, and (as a result) complain too much. We embarked in Sydney and stayed on the ... Read more

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AKJonesy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
25 Forum Posts
I hope this review will help first timers with some information I wish I had known before sailing. So, I will make my ... Read more
blueeyedcruiser59
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I found the cruise relaxing but lacked activities for younger cruisers. Also found that being a single male and having ... Read more
dockman
6 Reviews
Member Since 2001
174 Forum Posts
This was my fourth cruise on the Volendam in past three years. Last year I did the reverse Sydney to Vancouver so I ... Read more
JosNaylor
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I am not a usual contributor to review forums but I am struggling to reconcile the wonderful cruise just experienced on ... Read more
JohnOsment
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I booked this cruise to relax at the end of a three week driving tour of the Canadian Rockies. We were ... Read more

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nancygus
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Six of us took the Alaska cruise out of Vancouver BC and the trip was great....beyond my expectations!! We had a nice ... Read more
peter grant
8 Reviews
Member Since 2008
21 Forum Posts
My wife and I have a 30-year relationship with Holland America, stretching back to a Christmas cruise on the old ... Read more
beatriz22
6 Reviews
Member Since 2004
1,205 Forum Posts
This was our 2nd same trip to Alaska on this ship chosen for the dates and size of the ship. Will start with some ... Read more
DACzuhause
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our third cruise and first time with HAL. We had a great time and would choose the Volendam and HAL again. ... Read more
liz358
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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My daughter and I were on the holiday of a lifetime and it included the cruise on the Volendam to Alaska. Our room was ... Read more

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mollyskin
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Awful from the beginning. Rude people and nobody to help with problems. This was a trip with so much that was wrong ... Read more
JWalshe
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our first (and probably last) cruise was chosen in order to visit Alaska while we were staying in Vancouver. We ... Read more
bawilliams2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We just got back from a fabulous cruise to Alaska on the Volendam. It was a multigenerational cruise including Nana, ... Read more
Miss Jane C
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have no complaints about this cruise. We stayed in a Neptune suite and maybe you get what you pay for in ... Read more
safetypro
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The embarkation part of this trip felt like a cattle call. there were five or more buses trying to board at the same ... Read more

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