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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
Prinsendam, Holland America's smallest vessel, is considered its pathfinder. This is the ship to choose if far-away destinations, longer-than-usual itineraries and superb value for money are key ... read more
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Prinsendam Cruise Reviews: 104

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Cruising the way it use to be by stewcall

We have always wanted to cruise on the Prinsendam. The size of the ship and it's unique ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 08/14 5+ out of 5+
14 day Celtic Cruise by tommcs

This was our first cruise and probably our last on the Prinsendam. We have been on 3 other ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 08/14 3.0 out of 5+
14 Day Celtic Explorer by

We embarked at the Ijmuiden port, it is a little out of the way. We booked our transfers ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 07/14 5+ out of 5+
14 Night Kiel Canal and Baltics on the friendly Prinsendam! by StartrainDD

Prinsendam 5-24-14 Kiel Canal & Baltics  Departure & arrival in the Netherlands, ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 06/14 4.0 out of 5+
First time, maybe last! by jay76

My wife and I, embarked in Fort lauderdale for a 39-day Grang Voyage ending in Venice. The ocean ... continue

Mediterranean 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Prinsendam Grand Voyage by Jimbo80

We did our great adventure a year ago and have had time to reflect and take other cruises. Here ... continue

South America & Antarctica 03/14 4.0 out of 5+
The Great the good and the Ugly... by islandhopper100

It was our first cruise on the HAL or the Prinsendam, it is a well travelled ship but well ... continue

Southern Caribbean 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Prinsendam Holiday cruise by Jalex63

I once read a question on the HAL forum about why it was that the Prinsendam cruises were more ... continue

Southern Caribbean 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Amazon Explorer by Taggart69

Pre-Cruise : Booked private car transport (online from Australia) from Miami Airport via Holland ... continue

South America & Antarctica 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Amazon explorer by SophiePrincess

The Prinsendam is the small HAL ship and is an old gem- it has the highest no. Of repeat ... continue

South America & Antarctica 01/14 Not Rated
First time on Prinsendam by kahtrav

We've been intrigued hearing about the Prinsendam and also about some of her itineraries. We ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
A mainstrean ship with a luxury pedigree--Prinsendam Amazon Explorer by rafinmd

Background:My cruise line of choice is Crystal, this is my second voyage on the Prinsendam and I ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Absolutely wonderful by Mar from USA

I chose this cruise because of its Black Sea itinerary, mostly places I have never seen. ... continue

Europe - Black Sea 01/14 5+ out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN, not wisely selected ports and too expensive by EFCHI

Me and my father had participated in a Holland America cruise with MsPrinsendam from 2 to 14 ... continue

Europe - Black Sea 12/13 1.0 out of 5+
My favorite ship by Santa Fe Connie

I booked this cruise/crossing at the last moment, when I was able to get a good rate as a solo ... continue

Transatlantic 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic experience by CarolfromAus

This was a carefully chosen itinerary for us, taking in important Ancient sites of Turkey, ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Fabulous Ship and Cruise by SweetSunny

I can't say enough about the Europe-Black Sea cruise we took on the Prinsendam in ... continue

Europe - Black Sea 02/14 5+ out of 5+
HAL has made some changes, not all good by marcb71a

We celebrated our 100th day with HAL on this cruise. We started sailing with them about 10 years ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 3.0 out of 5+
Prinsendam B2B by July_Cruiser

Public Areas Very Cold definitely bring a sweater, Brrr…

Nice size only tendered ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 3.0 out of 5+
A comfortable older ship by TJDJM

We chose this ship because of the ports of call on its itinerary and also its size. We enjoyed ... continue

Western Mediterranean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
Prinsendam a pleasure by Front Porch Elle

This was my 8th. cruise on a HAL ship. My favourite has always been the Maasdam -- nice size, ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
A mixed bag by JoeJ

A grand old dame getting long in the tooth, mainly supported now by the very friendly and ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 07/13 3.0 out of 5+
Transatlantic to Tilbury and Baltic Explorer by kazu

DH and I have done a number of cruises and were on the Elegant Explorer once before. this was ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Princendam, perhaps over-rated by Sweetie and Big G
We paida premium because the Prinsendam was billed as the pinnacle of the fleet for cruising luxury ... continue
U.S.A. 05/13 3.0 out of 5+
Istanbul to Rome - a slice of Prinsendam by centralvalleygrl

We are occasional cruisers (this was our 5th) with Istanabul on our bucket list. We also ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 06/13 4.0 out of 5+
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