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78% Loved It
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4.5 Editor's Rating
Holland America Line's Westerdam (it means west) is the third of four Vista Class ships, and a decade into its existence, it continues to do what the line does best -- balance the traditional cruising ...
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744 Holland America Westerdam Cruise Reviews

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zackiedawg
11 Reviews
Member Since 2004
2,169 Forum Posts
This is a review of my 9th HAL cruise and 31st overall cruise, onboard the Westerdam for the second time. This cruise ... Read more
sodennis
1 Review
Member Since 2015
24 Forum Posts
If you are a Carnival cruiser then do not do this ship. My wife's scooter was very, very, very difficult to get into ... Read more
labatsman
2 Reviews
Member Since 2004
392 Forum Posts
Embarkation was fast and efficient...It was great to embark and go straight to your room and drop off bags..No ... Read more
DeeVeeCS
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
My wife and I booked a balcony stateroom on deck 6. This was our first cruise with Holland America and our 7th ... Read more
mikesdaughter
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
Being first time cruisers, we had no idea what to expect once we boarded the Westerdam. The embarkation process ... Read more

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tjahrs
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Meh
9/15
Took this cruise to Alaska with my adult daughter. It started out bad with lost luggage, grease on my jacket from ... Read more
ozziefromoc
1 Review
Member Since 2009
8 Forum Posts
We have been to Alaska before on a land trip, so we did not feel the need to do many excursions. What we did need was ... Read more
pammiepam72
1 Review
Member Since 2015
It started when we boarded the ship and lined up for the emergency drill. The Captain screamed for silence!! There was ... Read more
Spot_the_cruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
I'll try to limit this review to mostly the Westerdam, but have to say that Alaska as a destination was amazing! Even ... Read more
cruiserjack1
12 Reviews
Member Since 2009
3 Forum Posts
BACKGROUND: I am 60 years old, and have cruised on dozens of ships. I was solo for this trip. It was my sixth cruise to ... Read more

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Sandipalms
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1,520 Forum Posts
First Holkand cruise and first cruise of the season. Embarkation was a nightmare!!! No one would acknowledge our ... Read more
HBLadybug
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We had an excellent adventure aboard the ms Westerdam to Alaska. This was our first BIG cruise. Our accommodations ... Read more
ckpeer
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We made a group reservation with our family to celebrate my mother's 90th birthday. The entire family was there. Our ... Read more
Curlygirl1959
1 Review
Member Since 2015
11/14
We had a suite in the back corner and paid a lot of money and it was a wreck❗️ I used the extra blanket in the ... Read more
RFCraig1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
To begin with the MS. Westerdam is one of the older ships in the Holland America Line up of ships! It is not equipped ... Read more

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Settyboo
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My husband and I were surprised by our daughter Julie and her husband Will with the trip of a lifetime, an Alaskan ... Read more
Catlover54
7 Reviews
Member Since 2012
258 Forum Posts
My husband and I usually cruise on small luxury lines like SS, Seabourn, or Regent. I signed up for this one-week ... Read more
judi17754
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Never Again on Holland America! My recent trip to Alaska from Seattle on Holland America’s Westerdam, in ... Read more
Pandora2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I loved this trip, and Holland America is impressive. Our verandah suite was quite roomy and had a ton of storage ... Read more
ihightower
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Flew to Seattle the day before the cruise and stayed in Pioneer Square. A few homeless around, but the cafes and ... Read more

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baseballlady
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
After 2 Carnival cruises, we booked this HAL cruise because of the itinerary (Grand Turk, San Juan, and St. Maarten). ... Read more
bittner.joanne@gmail.com
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
Flew to Seattle the day before the cruise and stayed at the Marriott Waterfront which was nice and convenient. Hotel ... Read more
stuklein27
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Since this was my first cruise and my wife and I were sort of celebrating my 65th birthday during the cruise. ... Read more
grdane55
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Arrived a the dock at 11:25 am and in our cabin at 11:50am, a new record for me. We stayed in a suite on the 8th floor, ... Read more
Debz62
1 Review
Member Since 2011
178 Forum Posts
We were on the Westerdam from May 9th through May 16th. First time with HAL and the to Alaska. We departed from ... Read more

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