Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Zaandam Cruises

Home > Cruise Reviews > Zaandam Cruise Reviews
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
Overview | Cabins | Dining | Activities | Family | Itineraries | Deck Plans | More Reviews

Zaandam Cruise Reviews: 290

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Not my cup of tea by squeaky_1974

We were a group of three adults in two cabins: my parents (aged 70 and 64) and myself. My ... continue

Alaska 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Zaandam vs. Amsterdam by Jeannie26

I was with my parents the first time I went to Alaska and my husband and I wanted to tour again ... continue

Alaska 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Loved Alaska, loved the Zaandam by Daisyloo

We were a group of three, 2 daughters and their mother. This was my 8th cruise, my mother's ... continue

Alaska 07/14 5+ out of 5+
Alaskan Cruise on the Zaandam! by jeann-eh

I recently went on the Alaskan cruise with my grandmother, June 20th - 27th, room 3350, and it ... continue

Alaska 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
Until we say goodbye! by akacake

I was sceptical at first when we booked our Alaska cruise as we live "near Alaska" approx 90 ... continue

Alaska 06/14 5+ out of 5+
Holland America: Good news or bad? by peter grant

When a cruise company offers rock-bottom prices, you have to wonder why it was necessary to do ... continue

Alaska 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
Good vacation by Lise1928

We enjoyed our cruise thru the Inside Passage to Alaska. Had a verandah room on the 6th floor ... continue

Alaska 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Dam good cruise! by lavenderrabbit1

We flew from Vancouver through Dallas, flying first class for the first time on the ... continue

South America & Antarctica 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
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 02/14 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 01/14 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 01/14 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 01/14 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 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Scenery and relaxation by rogues

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on Zaandam from Valparaiso to Rio. Staff were ... continue

South America & Antarctica 06/14 4.0 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 12/13 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 12/13 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 12/13 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 11/13 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 10/13 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 10/13 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 10/13 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

... continue
Alaska 09/13 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

... continue
Alaska 09/13 4.0 out of 5+
See reviews 26 - 50


Find the Lowest Prices on Zaandam
Departure Month
Compare deals from top travel sites:
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Expedia
Travelocity.com
Onboard.com
LuxuryCruiseConnections
Direct Line Cruises
iCruise.com
CheapCruises.com
Cruise.com
Priceline.com
American Discount Cruises
Each selected website will open a new window.
Read Cruise Critic's Zaandam review
Read more about Holland America Line
Write a cruise review!

About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.