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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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shrumster
9 Reviews
Member Since 2012
If you're looking for a classic relaxing cruise on a beautiful and elegant ship, this is the ticket. The Westerdam and ... Read more
gooroosh
1 Review
Member Since 2010
We are experienced cruisers having traveled frequently on Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and the now defunct ... Read more
mysticsailor
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
29 Forum Posts
Our party of three all agree that this is our favorite ship ever. If I were asked what made this mellow dame so special ... Read more
Kansasgirl
4 Reviews
Member Since 2005
97 Forum Posts
After reading a number of negative reviews, we were wondering if we had made a mistake in booking this cruise. However, ... Read more
dfanderson
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I along with our two sons booked two cabins on this ship. When we first got aboard, the ship seems to be at ... Read more

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Serendipity111
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My mother and I were on the Westerdam 10-17 January. Overall, we had a wonderful time. The food and service was top ... Read more
EmptyNesting
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
27 Forum Posts
As a working couple, we are challenged to find suitable options within our work schedule time constraints. We were ... Read more
seniorsdoc
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Not rated
12/14
I am a single professional in my 40's what went to cruise for a conference that was on this ship. Who knew it had to ... Read more
Dancer Bob
11 Reviews
Member Since 2008
1,430 Forum Posts
HAL Westerdam, Eastern Caribbean, early November 2014. Demographics. A much younger group than expected, about the ... Read more
jillc83
1 Review
Member Since 2014
12/14
This is my 5th cruise (2nd with Holland America), and I have to say that I was underwhelmed by this cruise. It is ... Read more

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Howiehal
1 Review
Member Since 2014
12 Forum Posts
Happy New Year Fellow Cruisers! I have never written a review before, although I certainly have read many of them, so ... Read more
LittleSister1006
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
5 Forum Posts
This was our third cruise on a Holland America ship. The Westerdam did not meet our expectations based on past ... Read more
UScruisecouple
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
12/14
The embarkation was seamless, except our wine were taken from our bags which is ok we paid the corkage and were on our ... Read more
mccarthydem
1 Review
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
Our cruise was lovely. Our cabin steward was wonderful as well as all the staff we came in contact with. The food was ... Read more
jmry7117
1 Review
Member Since 2014
After having taken previous HAL cruises, I looked forward to the Eastern Caribbean aboard the Westerdam. I was very ... Read more

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JaneRichard
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
Embarkation couldn't have been quicker. We arrived around 2:00 pm and boarded immediately. No lines or waiting ... Read more
edrosado1
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
1,470 Forum Posts
Booked a last minute inside guaranteed and got upgraded to oceanview. The Westerdam has one of the best crews, friendly ... Read more
mghurle
7 Reviews
Member Since 2002
101 Forum Posts
I was accompanied by 2 friends, one of which had never sailed before, and the other on their first cruise with HAL. ... Read more
marilynsa
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Husband and I had never been on a caribbean cruise and we decided that, with the low cabin prices, it was time to do ... Read more
JRR
3 Reviews
Member Since 2004
6 Forum Posts
This was my third cruise on the Westerdam over a period of 7 years. It will be my last. In between I have been on the ... Read more

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Gridnac
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Our first time to Alaska, second cruise with Holland America's Westerdam. This remains a quality cruise line, and we ... Read more
texasjoe1955
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Just got home from a seven-day cruise on the Westerdam. All in all, we had no major complaints. The week rate a solid ... Read more
Mickanata
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
9 Forum Posts
Service in the dining room was disorganized and very slow. The waiters are having to serve more tables but that didn't ... Read more
DJ Franky
1 Review
Member Since 2014
8 Forum Posts
Where do I start? They said they would have our luggage in our room when we arrived. We had to wait an hour to get ... Read more
Debbie-in-florida
6 Reviews
Member Since 2010
54 Forum Posts
This was our 3rd cruise on the Westerdam. Yes, she is not as new as our first but I think they have maintained her ... Read more

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