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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
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 ... read more
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Zaandam Cruise Reviews: 281

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Antarctica Trip Top Notch by freedream

Our trip to South America and Antarctica on the Zaandam was an excellent, educational voyage and ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Great trip to Antarctica by DGL

This is our 5th HAL cruise and as always a great experience. You sometimes wonder what kind of ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Historic Cities and Scenic Wonders! by Loreto

My husband and I are in our 60s….typical HAL cruisers on our 19th cruise, but WOW, this ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Absolutely Brilliant by Wtrav

For those who have seen "the world", Antarctica is "out of this world". Especially when you get ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 Not Rated
Fabulous Antarctic cruise with kids by boulders

South America/Antarctica - December 15- Jan. 9 on HAL’s Zaandam

I just got back ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Relaxing journey around Cape Horn by chirk

We're active independent travelers who have done a handful of cruises, most recently in the ... continue

South America & Antarctica 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
A rejuvenated ship. by Ecuadan

After having read some of the reviews for the Zaandam, We embarked with some trepidation. I kept ... continue

South America & Antarctica 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
not bad at all by leeds cruiser

Very pleasant ship, nicely understated and attracting an older demographic, so no unruly kids or ... continue

South America & Antarctica 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
Zaandam for Panama Canal and South America by rockytoo

We have about a dozen cruises...eight of which have been on Holland America...three of which ... continue

South America & Antarctica 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Panama2013 by KDMAGS

We sailed on the Zaandam in 2008, and the ship is showing its age. cushions in the show lounge ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
What a disappointment by Cruise2hvFun

Check in was smooth and efficient. The remainder of the crew seemed to have no clue about ... continue

Alaska 09/13 2.0 out of 5+
Another great Cruise on Holland America Line by Hunt1530

This was our fifth cruise with HAL (and ninth overall) and also the longest we’ve ever ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 09/13 5+ out of 5+
Very Enjoyable Introduction to Alaska by delgados129

Great Service, Food, Sites and Excursions made on the Zaandam Galcier Discovery

... continue
Alaska 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Great cruise on the Zaandam by carld

Vancouver to Seward on the Zaandam continuing with the land tour to Denali

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Alaska 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Experienced Cruiser's First Look at HAL, Zandaam Alaska with Denali by dataminn

Review describes the Fairbanks to Denali to Anchorage to Seward add on with an experienced ... continue

Alaska 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
First time cruisers experience by fairweathertraveller

A mixed experience throughout

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Alaska 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
What a disappointment by The jakkster

Terrible service by a crew who didn't appear to care what passengers thought

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Alaska 07/13 1.0 out of 5+
Lukewarm on Zaandam by jarand

Alaska is fabulous. The Zaandam is ok.

... continue
Alaska 07/13 3.0 out of 5+
The good and the bad... by luvpiano

We live close to Vancouver, so a cruise to Alaska is one of our favorites. Even though this was ... continue

Alaska 07/13 2.0 out of 5+
Enjoyable trip by blueflowers

This was our first cruise. Out trip included a land tour which started in Fairbanks and we ... continue

Alaska 07/13 5.0 out of 5+
1st time cruiser by Psycopuppy

Getting underway on a ship was a much more enjoying experience than the last time. Having spent ... continue

Alaska 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
Loved the Zaandam by ellbelle

This was our 4th time on this class of ship and each time I fall in love all over again. The ... continue

Alaska 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
Back to Alaska with Holland America by carri cruiser

This was a Back 2 back cruise roundtrip from Vancouver, Canada,we traveled with the same group ... continue

Alaska 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
Fabulous Weather, Super friendly staff, food ok by BC-er

We got a last minute deal on a 14 day return to Vancouver cruise. We enjoyed it all but the food ... continue

Alaska 06/13 4.0 out of 5+
A Bad Choice to see Alaska by staralite

Badly worn beds ruined my trip.

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Alaska 06/13 2.0 out of 5+
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