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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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294 Holland America Volendam Cruise Reviews

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01/14
What a disappointment after all we had heard about HAL and particularly after paying an extra $2,000 for a upgrade and ... Read more
Almost perfect! LOBOGORDO
01/14
We loved it! It was the longest cruise we've taken, and were afraid it might be too long. Bit it wasn't. It was just ... Read more
01/14
Embarkation and disembarkion were very efficient, cases were delivered quickly. Cabin: main deck 2666 outside in good ... Read more
Another wonderful cruise with HAL Two cruisers downunder
01/14
Due to recent orthopaedic surgery I could not fly long distances so had to change our planned Alaska followed by ... Read more
I agree with the other Asia post about this voyage. Compared to other cruise liners Holland America really falls short ... Read more

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We stayed in the inside stateroom on the main deck. We had a great time. We were happy with everything - service, our ... Read more
We cruised on the Volendam from 9 to 21 December 2013 - from Singapore to Hong Kong. This was our seventh cruise on ... Read more
We chose this cruise for its itinery:- Esperance, Port Lincoln, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island. We arrived in Perth 3 Days ... Read more
Fantastic Cruise!! Fear-the-turtle
12/13
We are a married couple in our early 60s, veteran cruisers, and partial to HAL. This was our longest cruise, although ... Read more
This was our third cruise with HAL, the others being Alaska and Mediterranean, which they offered to us at an ... Read more

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From embarkation to disembarkation this cruise was fun and easy. There were no hassles at all.Being a smaller ship it ... Read more
10/13
Since the moment we stepped on the boat, we were treated like royalty. The stateroom attendants, waitstaff, bartenders ... Read more
A friend and I took this cruise with some reservations, having seen other member reviews. I realise everyone has ... Read more
10/13
Embarkation was slow and unorganised. Once we got to the lines it was hot and noisy. Some people just walked up and got ... Read more
Loved our Alaskan Cruise Dancing with a Smile
10/13
I really liked Holland America. Dancing in the Crow's Nest was wonderful. Chase took requests & played all our ... Read more

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Alaska 2013 Rookie44
09/13
After my last cruise this spring on the Nieuw Amsterdam we said we would not travel again on HAL due to the attitude of ... Read more
We originally booked direct with HAL for Lower Promenade Ocean View #3334 about 9 months before the cruise - at the ... Read more
09/13
We sailed on on the August 21st sailing of the Volendam. We arrived in Vancouver 2 days prior and stayed at the Pan ... Read more
08/13
We flew into Vancouver a few days early. We stayed at the Renaissance Vancouver Harborside Hotel,which we liked very ... Read more
08/13
My husband and I traveled HAL on the Volendam to Alaska with our 4 kids as part of an extended family celebration of my ... Read more

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Hi All, we just got back from a 1 week cruise on the Volendam, review below...hope it helps someone & is ... Read more
We did quite a bit of research before choosing the HAL Volendam cruise which departed Vancouver on June 5th, and we ... Read more
07/13
Before booking our trip on HAL to Alaska, I read all of the cruise critic reviews on best lines and ships to take on ... Read more
First time cruiser AussieAbroad
07/13
As a first time cruiser, I didn't really know what to expect, but I can say that I did very much enjoy cruising and the ... Read more
We had a wonderful cruise on the Volendam. June 19, - 26, 2013. This was a 7 day return Vancouver cruise. I had read ... Read more

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