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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 factors in ...
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106 Holland America Prinsendam Cruise Reviews

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We were happy to see that we could do a two-week "arc" of a Holland America "Grand Voyage" aboard their smallest ship, ... Read more
Princendam, perhaps over-rated Sweetie and Big G
06/13
The Prinsendam was billed by both the HA rep on the phone and the on board cruise consultant as a high end experience. ... Read more
Goodbye Prinsendam easylovecharlie
05/13
This was our third cruise on The Prinsendam in the last five years. We fell in love with the ship on our first cruise. ... Read more
This was a "Bucket List" cruise for us! My husband and I are 65 and Four Star Mariners with Holland America. I did a ... Read more
There is a lot of unrest in the Middle East, needless to say. Our itinerary included: Athens (boarding), and it's ... Read more

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10/12
We embarked the Prinsendam at Amsterdam 0n July 12th 2012 for the fourteen day Norwegian cruise and then continued for ... Read more
Not so elegant ship usually happy cruiser
10/12
In September 2012 I travelled with Holland America cruise line. It was a disaster and I totally recommend that you ... Read more
Our cruise was back to back so 28 days on the Elegant Explorer with only 6 sea days. Thus it was an adventure, not a ... Read more
Never say never ruetartin
09/12
After 28 days of sailing on the MS Prinsendam I could not wait to get home to eat decent food. The only meal that gets ... Read more
08/12
After many years of meeting other HAL cruisers and reading their reviews on Cruise Critic, we had consistently heard ... Read more

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06/12
We were on the 30 day TransAtlantic and Baltic Sea Cruise on the MS Prinsendam in May and June 2012 (15 ports). What ... Read more
06/12
We have done 8 HA Line cruises in a variety of ships, the most recent was Nieux Amsterdam in the western med last year. ... Read more
02/12
After embarkation a Cittivichia, we visited Cairo/Alexandria, Israel, Turkey, Crete, Olympus Greece, and 4 other greek ... Read more
Overall a wonderful cruise, although we were very dissappointed with some aspects of the Prinsedam, compared to 8 other ... Read more
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01/12
This was a 24 night cruise - Roundtrip down the Amazon River to Manaus with return to Ft. Lauderdale. Ports of call ... Read more

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This was our first time on the Elegant Explorer and we were a little concerned due to it's age. The trip began with a ... Read more
12/11
We just returned from our third lengthy cruise on the Prinsendam. We have sailed on her about 100 days in the last ... Read more
Good 1st cruise philhants
10/11
Arrived Palma from 6am Gatwick flight where we had breakfast then on board ship by 11am Spanish time on deck had tea ... Read more
I will try to focus on items that may be of interest to those interested in this cruise. My wife and I went on the ... Read more
We have sailed larger ships, Explorer of the seas, and smaller ships, Windsuf. This was midsized and we loved the ... Read more

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Initial impression of Holland America was made at the Cruise Terminal in Amsterdam. Our bags were handled well, but the ... Read more
Great little ship GirlGuider
07/11
This was a very port-intensive cruise, with only 2 sea days in 14. It was like a bus tour, only you unpack once! ... Read more
Prinsendam fourthalarm
07/11
Even though the ship is older, the small size and quiet elegance made up for it for us. I heard complaints about it ... Read more
07/11
It was our first cruise on the Prinsendam and we were pleasantly surprised.Our cabin was the largest we ever had on a ... Read more
This was our first Transatlantic and our first cruise on the smallest of the HAL ships, the Prinsendam. Having sailed ... Read more

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