Holland America Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews

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Tanito
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
86 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We wanted to cruise the Baltics ans choose this cruise because it docked 2 days at St Petersburg.The last two ports Gottenborg and Helsingborg should be replaced by another day at Copenhagen and Stockholm We flew into Copenhagen a day ... Read more
kroozme
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 forum posts
Sailed August 2016
We did back to back Baltic and Transatlantic cruises for a total 29 days so please excuse my linking them. Sometimes I worry that I'm easy to please, because I wonder about some of the things I see people complain about. Yes, sure there ... Read more
sludwig
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We got on the ship at 11:30, and embarkation was very smooth. The ship was showing its age a bit, with not a lot of bells and whistles, but we chose this cruise for its destinations. (It was a Baltic cruise.) The staff was excellent, ... Read more
Avmanguy
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The cruise was sold to us by a travel agent and included shore excursions at every port. We were very impressed by the ship, the food and all the activities offered, especially the cooking demonstrations, the Computer lessons and the ... Read more
tsvaig
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose this cruise because we'd heard good things about Holland American and they offered the best deal to the fjords and Iceland, a place we'd never been. Overall I was very happy with the experience and the ship itself. The service ... Read more
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annanoname8
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The choice was a back to back between Iceland and Russia July 4 through 28, 2016. Copenhagen to Copenhagen. Requested Convertible Twins. Got one king bed. Ask for two separate beds. Stewart gave me a face and said he would do it. Shower ... Read more
wadfilm
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First I would like to say that every single staff person, whether in the restaurants, stateroom steward or anyone doing the myriad of jobs on the ship were exemplary. These people work so hard and always have a smile and are ready to help ... Read more
CruiseMGM
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
483 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Sailed on the Zuiderdam for a 12 day cruise to the Fjords and Highlands in June. Had a great time, really enjoyed ourselves. We've sailed the Zuiderdam twice before, so we were happy to visit her again! Embarkation in Copenhagen was ... Read more
Sandy64
Member Since 2009
1 review
78 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We originally wanted to cruise on the Koningsdam, but having read adverse reviews, and the fact that there are no chairs on the promenade deck, we chose this cruise because it called at ports we had not been to. When we booked the cruise, ... Read more
hallee6
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
We were actually booked on an RCCL 8 day Norwegian Fjord trip in August but then we received a Holland America Casino offer which saved us a few thousand dollars. Jumped on the opportunity to go for 12 nights AND save money. With that ... Read more
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roncrowe
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Very few negatives on this cruise. The ship was clean and quiet. Service throughout was outstanding. Food was fine, both in the cafeteria and dining room. The only negatives I have to report are a lack of on board activities compared ... Read more
rosey123
Member Since 2010
1 review
17 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First time on Holland America! We chose this cruise because of the iteinary. The weather was nice except for a couple of days. Seas were very calm. Husband got food poisoning from lido on second day. I informed front desk and a ... Read more
pennysimonson
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
It is something we always wanted to see but I never received a survey from Holland America and wanted to mention a few of the crew who went beyond just serving and made the cruise even more enjoyable! Mark Sauza was always on top of things ... Read more
monalisa115
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise mainly because of the itinerary. We have been to Oslo before and have always wanted to re-visit this area and this ship has the best itinerary for us. Although a cruise port visit can never be as in depth as a land ... Read more
reads2go
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
18 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We selected this cruise because it covered much of Scandinavia. We've traveled on HAL before and generally felt it was a good value. We were upgraded to a small suite with a veranda which was lovely. The stateroom had alot of space. ... Read more
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sandjincfl6681
Member Since 2012
1 review
18 forum posts
11 helpful votes
With a wonderful itinerary (particularly Berlin and St. Petersburg) we did our third HAL cruise. Having been on the Maasdam and Eurodam we knew what to expect and are not on a cruise boat to go on climbing walls or zip lines. This ship ... Read more
ladygrace5
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
11 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We have sailed on the Zuiderdam three tines in the last two and half years and this was a disappointment to us as the ship has gone down hill just since last year in the Med. The food quality was poor and the service on the Lido not up to ... Read more
Directrix
Member Since 2014
1 review
40 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I was scanning cruises in the Baltic for 2017 when this 2016 cruise to both the Baltic AND the Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Highlands showed up. I learned on the ship it was really 2 back-to-back cruises and many of the passengers were ... Read more
rubydot
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We are in our seventies and used to traveling. We pay for first class and expect good service, but we are not demanding. We are pretty easy-going...but This was about our fourteenth cruise. For ten of the twelve days we had NO HOT ... Read more
rayu13
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
The Baltic is a wonderful place to cruise, with many interesting ports. However, St. Petersburg has to be the most wonderful port of all. We saved several hundred dollars there by using Alla Tours rather than excursions from the ship. All ... Read more
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rayu13
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We love Holland America and we wanted to see the Baltic. Nearly all of the ports were wonderful, and St. Petersburg was the standout. It's a MUST VISIT place. Our ship's staff, food, stateroom and common rooms were great, as we have ... Read more
AdelieGentoo
Member Since 2016
1 review
65 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise. We chose HAL because without exception, everyone we know who has cruised has raved about it. So we booked a back-to-back: transatlantic from Ft. Laud to the Azores and up the coast of Europe to Copenhagen for ... Read more
4Relaxing
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have sailed a decent amount I think but have not been to much of the Baltic Sea areas and as always Holland America had an interesting Itinerary and decent prices. The entire ship was COLD for the whole time! Never experienced that ... Read more
bcamnb
Member Since 2010
1 review
137 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of its itinerary, price and length. The transatlantic part was great - full of activities, excellent entertainment, and solo time if you so desired. We had a cabin with a window but it was smaller than the ... Read more
Firehawk110
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This is our 3rd Transatlantic cruise in a row. Each cruise had completely different itineraries and we both love the sea days and on crossings there are plenty of sea days to relax as you see fit. My wife and I enjoy the guest speakers ... Read more
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