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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
When Zuiderdam -- the first ship in Holland America's revolutionary Vista class -- was introduced back in 2002, it was much showier than its predecessors, with a flashy color scheme and younger ... read more
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Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews: 615

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
HAL YOU HAVE A PROBLEM! by queenem123

Had this been the first HAL ship we ever sailed on we would never choose HAL again! To start ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 03/14 2.0 out of 5+
Holland's Zuider left a lot to be desired. by bharrelslp

We choose this Panama canal cruise to celebrate my husband's retirement after 50 years as a ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
10 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer by ShenValleyGal

We arrived at the port at 11:00 and were able to enter immediately to have our wine checked and ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Zuiderdam Panama Canal Sunfarer Feb 14-24, 2014 - The Canal by phoebeparker

Embarkation:  We took the 10:45 shuttle from our hotel to the cruise terminal. At the ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Totally enjoyable cruise by zelker

Fourth HAL cruise, first on Zuiderdam. Like others, I was a bit apprehensive after reading about ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Cruise! by CORealtor

We just returned from the 11 night partial Panama Canal transit from February 3-14. After ... continue

Southern Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
First Holland-America Experience - The beginning - not so good! by Grimsby

Although we have enjoyed multiple cruises with the other mainstream lines, this was our first ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Never again by beakswife

Let me start by saying that this cruise was our 23rd. First and last with Holland ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 Not Rated
Wonderful Cruise to the Panama Canal on the Zuiderdam by HALcruiser2

Prior to this cruise, I became somewhat concerned due to many of the comments addressing air ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Zuiderdam redoux - still shines by Brklynguy

It has been about 10 years since we first started cruising, and the Zuiderdam was our first ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Jan 2014 Sunfarer by Shaf143

This was our first HAL cruise and I booked it with some concerns for all the reviews concerning ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
11 Day Panama Canal Sunfarer by audnbob

Embarkation – HAL staff / Port Everglades personnel need to do a better job of directing ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Very Apprehensive - But was turned around within a Day by cruzin_ga_gal

After reading all the reviews of the Zuiderdam, I was almost fearful of sailing on the 1/3 ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great cruise by dann54

My wife and I booked this cruise without the kids so we could relax and enjoy the cruise. FYI we ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great ship! by Herbs Mom

After reading several reviews of the Zuiderdam I was thinking we had made a mistake in booking ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
MS Zuiderdam is a VERY tired ship by corke

The ship has not been refurbished in years and is badly in need of a total overhaul.

- ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Good Times by stlouistravelers

We decided to take this cruise because Holland America was reported as a premium line and we ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Great Itinerary. Loved the Panama Canal! by Travelgrandma10

This time I was much more pleased with Holland America than the previous time when they were ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Disappointing trip on the Zuiderdam by llbeing

I have cruised on Holland American ships in the past so I had high expectations for the Panama ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 12/13 2.0 out of 5+
East and West Caribbean Christmas and New Year 2013 by Rhona139

Let me start with the good points - we had a great holiday - the ports were very good (some ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 3.0 out of 5+
Overall B+, but avoid the massage! by tqmbill

RATINGS (out of 10):

Stateroom 'VA' veranda - 8

Ship condition - 9

Staff ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Glad I Did It! by zcruizer

This was my first cruise on Holland America and also my first solo trip. Overall, I would say I ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
It was HOT HOT HOT (and not in an enjoyable way) by baruchgershom

Our November 18, 2013, 11-day Panama Canal Sunfarer was going to be a great bucket-list ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
ms Zuiderdam Panama Canal Sunfarer by Crew News

This Nov 29 to Dec 9, 2013 review of the ms Zuiderdam 10-day Panama Canal Sunfarer cruise is ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Definately a destination to see! by Umpian

This ship is mid size so about 2,000 guests on board. The cruise catered age group of 60 ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
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