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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: 293

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Exceeded expectations by far. by ShoeGoddess

My husband and I had long-since sworn off sailing with larger, main-stream cruise lines. We had ... continue

Alaska 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Not Bad! by suznjune

We were on a Land/Sea tour that went to the Yukon and Denali so only spent 3 nights on the ship. ... continue

Alaska 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
Tried it, gave it a fair chance, not liking it by squeaky_1974

Background information: We were a party of 3, with my retired parents and myself in two separate ... continue

Alaska 08/14 2.0 out of 5+
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+
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