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A recent trip on Zaandam, my first with Holland America since the line rolled out its "Signature of Excellence" program fleet-wide, gave me an opportunity to see if HAL was maintaining its reputation of ...
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348 Holland America Zaandam Cruise Reviews

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Holy cruisers
1 Review
Member Since 2014
First the good, The ship reflects the grandeur of the past glory days of cruising. Quality decor and comfortable ... Read more
SchoolNurse25
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I took this cruise to Hawaii because of the long days at see. I was in Cabin 6127 on the Veranda Deck. Great stateroom, ... Read more
kamfan
1 Review
Member Since 2006
193 Forum Posts
We embarked in Vancouver in a timely fashion. No problems, no surprises other than our bags had already arrived at our ... Read more
Seascaper11
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Many cruisers have written reviews of Antarctica's spectacular, otherworldly beauty. I second those. It was incredible ... Read more
Dolly Tompkins
1 Review
Member Since 2014
About 20 years ago we took a Holland America cruise to Alaska on the Noordam with my parents, and an Uncle and Aunt. We ... Read more

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ShoeGoddess
2 Reviews
Member Since 2008
My husband and I had long-since sworn off sailing with larger, main-stream cruise lines. We had become enamoured with ... Read more
suznjune
1 Review
Member Since 2014
66 Forum Posts
7/14
We were on a Land/Sea tour that went to the Yukon and Denali so only spent 3 nights on the ship. I was initially ... Read more
squeaky_1974
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
23 Forum Posts
Background information: We were a party of 3, with my retired parents and myself in two separate ocean view cabins. My ... Read more
squeaky_1974
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
23 Forum Posts
We were a group of three adults in two cabins: my parents (aged 70 and 64) and myself. My parents had cruised once ... Read more
Jeannie26
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I was with my parents the first time I went to Alaska and my husband and I wanted to tour again just on our own. We ... Read more

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Daisyloo
9 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1,491 Forum Posts
We were a group of three, 2 daughters and their mother. This was my 8th cruise, my mother's second and my sister's ... Read more
jeann-eh
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I recently went on the Alaskan cruise with my grandmother, June 20th - 27th, room 3350, and it was a wonderful trip. ... Read more
akacake
1 Review
Member Since 2007
76 Forum Posts
I was sceptical at first when we booked our Alaska cruise as we live "near Alaska" approx 90 miles from Ketchikan as ... Read more
peter grant
8 Reviews
Member Since 2008
21 Forum Posts
When a cruise company offers rock-bottom prices, you have to wonder why it was necessary to do so. Has the brand lost ... Read more
rogues
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on Zaandam from Valparaiso to Rio. Staff were always friendly, fun and ... Read more

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Lise1928
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We enjoyed our cruise thru the Inside Passage to Alaska. Had a verandah room on the 6th floor and found it quite ... Read more
lavenderrabbit1
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
67 Forum Posts
We flew from Vancouver through Dallas, flying first class for the first time on the international portion... That was a ... Read more
freedream
1 Review
Member Since 2013
18 Forum Posts
Our trip to South America and Antarctica on the Zaandam was an excellent, educational voyage and in this review ... Read more
DGL
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
This is our 5th HAL cruise and as always a great experience. You sometimes wonder what kind of travelers cruise the ... Read more
Loreto
6 Reviews
Member Since 2007
1,410 Forum Posts
My husband and I are in our 60s….typical HAL cruisers on our 19th cruise, but WOW, this 21 day holiday cruise ... Read more

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Wtrav
1 Review
Member Since 2008
14 Forum Posts
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12/13
For those who have seen "the world", Antarctica is "out of this world". Especially when you get the 1% weather window ... Read more
boulders
6 Reviews
Member Since 2007
3,471 Forum Posts
South America/Antarctica - December 15- Jan. 9 on HAL’s Zaandam I just got back today from a fabulous cruise on ... Read more
chirk
3 Reviews
Member Since 2004
52 Forum Posts
We're active independent travelers who have done a handful of cruises, most recently in the Mediterranean with Oceania, ... Read more
Ecuadan
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
After having read some of the reviews for the Zaandam, We embarked with some trepidation. I kept looking for the wear ... Read more
leeds cruiser
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
Very pleasant ship, nicely understated and attracting an older demographic, so no unruly kids or noise from drunken ... Read more

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