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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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The inside passage was terrific we even were lucky to have sun in all the ports.the ship never seemed crowded and other ... Read more
05/13
We booked an inside cabin and had the opportunity to upgrade, several weeks before the beginning of the cruise (for a ... Read more
Even as a solo cruiser paying nearly double the advertised rate I came away realizing that not only did I have a great ... Read more
04/13
This was our first cruise on Holland America. We've cruised three times before on other lines. Overall, this was a ... Read more
I try to sail on a HAL ship once every 2 years. I normally go to the Mexican Riviera in the winter to use their ... Read more

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04/13
This was our 3rd cruise and we are planning another! The Zaandam was the smallest ship so far that we have sailed and ... Read more
I should preface this review by saying that even a bad cruise isn't totally bad. On the other hand, I haven't done a ... Read more
03/13
This is only my second cruise and it's been a while since my first. This would be my first, but definitely not my last ... Read more
03/13
After many years of travelling to exciting destinations to celebrate special occasions, we were challenged to come up ... Read more
We signed up for this cruise because we can drive conveniently to San Diego, and we like the HAL cruise line. It was ... Read more

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First time on Zaadam kimthomason78
02/13
My husband and I have cruised 8 times, three on Holland America. This was our first time on the Zaadam, a smaller ship ... Read more
02/13
Embarkation: We boarded the Zaandam in San Diego. Boarding was fast and efficient. We arrived at the pier around ... Read more
I was uncertain as to what to expect of a cruise, but given the cost as a solo traveller, I expected some luxury, fine ... Read more
01/13
SO much to tell after two weeks! I'll try not to be ridiculously verbose... We sailed out of San Diego. This is a ... Read more
We were on Holland America D1T which began in Fairbanks on Sept. 5th. The ship departed Seward on the 9th. We arrived a ... Read more

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There were four of us traveling on this 4 day trip from Vancouver BC to San Diego aboard the Zaandam. Not really a ... Read more
Ship: The ship is dated and many items just do not work. Coffee machines (two broken for 3 day straight), steam rooms ... Read more
01/13
If you like a budget vacation that fits a budget vacation in every way this is for you! I have been on a few cruises ... Read more
Good points: -Zaandam much better than the Oosterdam in decor, service and company response to problems. Had a bad ... Read more
We chose this cruise because of all the days at sea. Titled "Hawaii Circle Cruise" the emphasis is definitely on ... Read more

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A Real NICE Cruise chocolate@mixcom.com
12/12
The Zaandam is starting to show her age at 12 years old but, she is well maintained. There were some problems like some ... Read more
12/12
I had read with caution the recent cruise stories and reviews for the Zaandam but I must say it was truly a pleasure to ... Read more
Still a good cruise Cruising Montrealer
11/12
Took advantage of the opportunity to do the 4 repositioning (Vancouver to Victoria to San Diego)+ 14 days Hawai'i (from ... Read more
11/12
This was my second experience sailing, and my partner's first. I want to make clear that we did enjoy ourselves. So it ... Read more
From the time of boarding the Zaandam to leaving her, the staff of this ship found many ways to please us with great ... Read more

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