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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
Launched in 1997, Rotterdam VI is the sixth in a line of Holland America flagships and it shows. The first Rotterdam set sail in 1872, beginning a Holland America tradition and reputation that ... read more
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Rotterdam Cruise Reviews: 213

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
The fellow guests made our trip a success by dutchie50

I was really looking forward to this trip as it would start almost literally in our back yard ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Always trying for more money by Tropicali

This was our first cruise with Holland America, which came highly recommended by ... continue

Mediterranean 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
What is Holland America doing? by michaelhoutex

I have taken more cruises with Holland America than with any other cruise line. In fact, my ... continue

Mediterranean 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Indonesia for beginners and former Dutch Colonials as well by gbs1112

We have begun a cruise around Indonesia from Singapore. Many of the passengers on board began ... continue

Asia 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
New Ports, Great Experience by RJBC

Had an excellent cruise through Indonesia, Malasia, SirLanka, India, and Oman. We are on the ... continue

Asia 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Indonesia on the Rotterdam by JilP

Although we have taken over 40 cruises, this was our first on Holland America and we would ... continue

Asia 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
A great disappopintment by ladycruzer20

This was our second ( and definitely last ) cruise on HAL. Just one disappoinment after another. ... continue

Asia 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Singapore, Bali was good - rest of ports very disappointing by alex shaw

First HAL cruise. Embarkation in Singapore was chaotic. 2 1/4 hours to get through check-ins. ... continue

Asia 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Nice experience, beware of night noises in cabin 3387 by MITY

Positives: Beautiful ship. Very good service by staff and crew. Smooth operation of complicated ... continue

Asia 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
We renamed ship the Sorrydam by scotty410

My wife and I renamed the ship: "Sorrydam." Second HAL cruise, last was the Ryandam, was five ... continue

Asia 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
Frequent Cruisers but 1st time on Holland American by Ottawa Valley Cruisers

We have been on many cruises and this is the only one where the cruise line had food, activities ... continue

Asia 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Deeply dissatisfied with Holland America cruise, misleading by Adelthedoc

Last year I returned home from a holiday with my wife which included the 10-Day Holy Land ... continue

Europe River 05/14 1.0 out of 5+
My first HAL cruise, but 20th overall cruise by cruznfan94

My first HAL cruise, but 20th overall cruise (I'm 32) My mom and aunt's 2nd with HAL (60's and ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
Nice Cruising Experience by girl39

The Rotterdam is an older ship, but still very enjoyable. Great walking deck. Experienced staff. ... continue

Mediterranean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Good cruise and interesting ports by fourthalarm

Our plane was delayed and we didn't get to the ship until 4:05 and it was due to sail at 4:00, ... continue

Mediterranean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Wonderful and satisfactorily experience by sailSeas

Ship information: MS Rotterdam ocean view deck 3

Activities: nightly show in theater, ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Fabulous cruise by pittypat10

We loved the Rotterdam. The ship is very clean, just the right size, and there is plenty to do. ... continue

Mediterranean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
New Places and New memories by loversr4ever

We fly into Rome and spend 3 jam packed days walking and seeing and walking and seeing and etc, ... continue

Europe - Greek Isles 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Another interesting Holland America cruise! by guayames

Just back from our 42 day Mediterranean cruise. Yes after 117 days (Jan to May 2013) World ... continue

Mediterranean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
Ports great, ship, not so much... by Gary72

Let me preface the following by saying we chose the cruise exclusively based upon the ports (La ... continue

Spain 10/13 2.0 out of 5+
LOVELY SMALLER SHIP BUT WITH SOME ISSUES by tanguera

We just returned from the Iberian Explorer cruise. We will start with the positive comments. ... continue

Spain 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
Very Pleasant Cruise to Norwegian Fjords by Torontobert68

To end our European vacation, we wanted to cruise somewhere we hadn't seen before -- and ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Unforgettable by hesaan-3

Tied ship with many faults blocked toilets burst pipe cold showers and the list goes on

... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/13 2.0 out of 5+
Our Summer Baltic Cruise by JD in MD

The second time around was even better.

... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/13 5+ out of 5+
21 Day Baltic & Norwegian Fjords by gsmholiday

What a wonderful way to travel and only Holland America can do it best

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Baltic & Northern Europe 09/13 5+ out of 5+
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