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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
Editor's note: Beginning January 16, 2015, Oosterdam will offer world-class musical performances with the B.B. King's Blues Club experience, five nights a week in the Queen's ... read more
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Oosterdam Cruise Reviews: 634

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Some good, some not so good-Won't cruise HAL again by Maggie2007

First, and most important, today's HAL is not the HAL of years past. It was once a gracious and ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 02/14 3.0 out of 5+
HAL needs to lift it's game big time, I was a major fan but... by Traveltroupe

Just arrived back today (19 January 2014) from a South Pacific Cruise departing Sydney. Firstly, ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
Oosterdam everything I wanted by Gidsygirl

My husband and I cruised to New Zealand on the Oosterdam for our 50th Wedding anv and to visit ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
So relaxing, had a great time by Nattl3s

Sailed away to the South Pacific for Christmas and New Year on the Oosterdam. It was my third ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Xmas cruise disgrace by Bpatt

I and my husband were another two of the unfortunates that chose the Xmas new year cruise. Dirty ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 1.0 out of 5+
HAL not like it used to be by Calpespain

Quick synopsis:

Old ship in need of total refurbishment to bring up to today’s ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
HAL have dropped the ball by bunkerdown

In 2013 we did two cruises on the Oosterdam. The first was in March to the Pacific Islands, the ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
A review of the Oosterdam (First time cruisers!) by SLOWCLAP

We are still recovering from our first cruise experience! We had a wonderful time aboard the ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 12/13 5+ out of 5+
First Cruisers by bomberal

This was our first cruise and Holland America had been recommended by my brother so we had a bit ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Off the Oosterdam and I'm still swaying! by kaybee57

Thoroughly enjoyable 2 weeks doing very little.

There is a full program of activities ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Our First Cruise ever by Roncort

After overcoming computer problems when boarding and finally finding our way around the ship, we ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Ship a bit tired but the crew made the cruise by dignidut

Never cruised with Holland America (HA) before so flying halfway around the world (from England) ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Great agenda, poor product delivery by HAL. by frbob

The agenda...14 days in Venuatu, New Caledonia and Fiji, followed by immersion for 14 days in ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
Old Ship, Food is Okay, Service is Great by KayTong

So, if you have been on Disney then you can't compare.

The Oosterdam is old. Really old. ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Interesting and rewarding experience but beware the sales pitches by Slow traveller

Pros: cabins, food and crews were great, loved being at sea. Experienced ships officers inspired ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
YO HO HO by Goingagin

Oosterdam is a lovely ship. She is not one of those that caters to the thousands but has enough ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 12/13 5+ out of 5+
A trip down under by Wooden head wooden shoes

Ingrid and I decided that we wanted to celebrate our retirement by taking a trip to Australia. ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 12/13 5+ out of 5+
disaster cruise by dutchopa

this cruise was nothing like we booked 12 months ago.Embarkation in Seattle was fine nice and ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 12/13 2.0 out of 5+
Lackluster Ship - Fabulous Scenery and Ports by TrixieLou

We were on one of the last Alaska cruises of the season. Due to crazy weather conditions, our ... continue

Alaska 10/13 3.0 out of 5+
First Time Experience was AWESOME by MarynaFromSouthAfrica

We(my mom and I) took my father on an Alaskan cruise for his 70th Birthday! We have had no ... continue

Alaska 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Started off nice and then went downhill fast.. by WVU Cruiser

Was really excited to go on the 9/15/13 sailing of the MS Oosterdam, had been looking forward to ... continue

Alaska 10/13 1.0 out of 5+
Sad seafarer by Golf poppa

Thank goodness for Seattle. I'd finally convinced my husband to take an Alaskan cruise ( about 4 ... continue

Alaska 10/13 2.0 out of 5+
Last Alaska Cruise of the Season - Oosterdam 9-22 through 9-29-2013 by Woodinville

Summary: Last Alaska cruise of the season out of Seattle dodged Pacific storms with great ... continue

Alaska 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Disappointed cruiser by cruiserted5

4th time to Alaska not a charm!

... continue
Alaska 09/13 3.0 out of 5+
First Time on HAL by Jsim2011

We booked this cruise at the last minute, 3 days before sailing. We arrived at the port a little ... continue

Alaska 09/13 1.0 out of 5+
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