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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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Summary and Highlights: 1. Had a great time! 2. Got to the ship about 12:30 and walked right up to the registration ... Read more
01/14
Sailing date Dec 7-14 2013 Ft Lauderdale, Eastern Caribbean. Ocean Cruise number 6 for us HAL seemed well organized. ... Read more
12/13
We sailed on the Westerdam last year and previously on its siser ship, the Oosterdam, and love the size and amenities ... Read more
Two years ago I spent three weeks on the MS Westerdam in the Northern Mediterranean, Madeira and then a seven day ... Read more
Holland America has a strong reputation, and this was our first cruise with this line. Perhaps we expected too much, ... Read more

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First time HAL cruiser, previous cruises on(1) NCL,(2) Royal and(1) Carnival. Spoke with many who have had over 20 ... Read more
In summary, we enjoyed ourselves but we will probably be seeking a different line for future cruises. We noticed a ... Read more
When I cruise Holland America, I look forward to some of the special touches like the beautiful artwork, fresh flowers, ... Read more
Wonderful cruise LINKSMAN
12/13
Just back from our 41st cruise, most have been with Holland America and Princess. The Westerdam is a wonderful ship, ... Read more
12/13
Background information - This was my 10th cruise overall but the first with Holland America. Previously I have sailed ... Read more

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Embarkation: Went very smoothly about 20 minutes to get onboard. Cabin: Was on deck 5 forward on Port Side in a ... Read more
Good Time summersigh
12/13
At the risk of sounding like a HAL Cheerleader - The Westerdam favorably lived up to our expectations for our latest ... Read more
12/13
Embarkation went well. Seems like we moved right through the process and got aboard within 30-45 minutes. First ... Read more
This is our 6th cruise and 1st on Holland America. We are usually NCL cruisers. This is a great ship. Much smaller than ... Read more
12/13
The weather was perfect, although we had rough seas a couple of times, nothing extreme. I enjoyed the serenity, and the ... Read more

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The 2013 International Master Gardener Conference was held on board Holland American's Westerdam in September. The ... Read more
We started with a pre-cruise night at the Hampton Inn & Suites on Stirling Rd, a good location, with an easy walk ... Read more
My reviews are sometimes a little different, because the focus of my cruises can be different from others there may be ... Read more
"Cruise plan great, ship fine, pity about the food” We took a 14 day Panama cruise from San Diego on the ... Read more
Never Again barrycher
11/13
Lets start at the beginning: the embarkation was flawless with the exception that you had to walk up a lot of stairs if ... Read more

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Just off the Westerdam. Overall, OK. Advantages/Disadvantages with smaller ship. Limited energy on the ship due to the ... Read more
10/13
We were booked on The Smooth Jazz Cruise so we didn't have a choice of ships. After reading some really negative ... Read more
Happy to be back celticspirit
10/13
HAL is tops for Alaska in many ways. I had not cruised HAL in awhile and was a little concerned that I would be ... Read more
We went on a theme cruise, The Soul Train Cruise. Everything regarding the actual soul train activities were superb! We ... Read more
10/13
We travelled from the UK to go on this cruise and were not disappointed. The Westerdam is beautiful. I'm a bit funny ... Read more

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