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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
The last of Holland America's Statendam-class ships, Veendam blends a modicum of hipness with the strong traditional flavor that HAL's known for. The 57,092-ton, 1,350-passenger ship went under the ... read more
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Veendam Cruise Reviews: 424

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Good cruising on the Veendam by gfried

Seeing all the negative reviews , I thought it would be good if I gave my review.

The ... continue

Canada & New England 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
A good way to see unusual places by welshwaterboy

We booked this trip from Amsterdam to Boston thinking that itinerary might attract some ... continue

Transatlantic 08/14 3.0 out of 5+
Voyage of the Vikings delight! by semibeater

As a 3 star mariner we have used HAL numerous times as well as Celebrity and RCCL. This ship is ... continue

Transatlantic 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
Major disappointment with ship. Will never use Holland America again. by bkman13

The ship despite being supposedly refurbished, is old and shows it. The upper exterior actually ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
I'm in heaven by Sailingpeace

First time with Hollland, first inside, first solo cruise.

Registration on line: Seemed ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Pleasantly surprised by QueenN

I have been on 9 cruises and this was my first with HAL. I traveled with my husband and my 6 ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
It's Not Princess--But It Was Still a Good Cruise by GradUT

We are a fairly active couple in our late 50's who have most recently cruised (twice) on ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
Thanks HAL for curing me of my cruise addiction! WORST CRUISE EVER! by ingreece

I have spent 271 nights at sea since my first cruise in July 2009 and I can honestly say that ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
OK ship for midsize except awful food for Holland America by fdipace

I have cruised several times with Holland America and have always been impressed with their ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Everything Was Fine and Enjoyable by gheu

Had a nice time cruising from Boston to Quebec.

I am not sure of all the previous ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Awesome Sights on a Lackluster Cruise Line by jahzed1

Let me begin by saying that the cruise, embarkation port and the ports of call were tremendous. ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
Smooth sailing on Veendam by twosides

Reading recent, highly negative reviews of Veendam's Boston/Quebec run, I can hardly believe DH ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
Disappointed!!! by ldannyela

I don't know if it was because I have cruised so many times before and experienced amazing ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
A Very Good Vacation on the Veendam by richwmn

Embarcation: My reason for this cruise included a visit with some friends in Ottawa ending with ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 5+ out of 5+
Worst vacation mistake ever by bari50

I have sailed at least a dozen times, probably more, and I have become accustomed to a certain ... continue

Canada & New England 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Disaster cruise. Run!!! by josephd1983

This cruise was a disaster from day 1.

A sampling of the recurrent problems ... continue

Canada & New England 06/14 1.0 out of 5+
Nice ship awful food and staff by pomshel

My first and last cruise on Holland America. This was my 16th cruise and the worst of all my ... continue

Canada & New England 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Happy campers!! by DianaB58

We returned from a week cruise to New England from Quebec. We have cruised many times and with ... continue

Canada & New England 06/14 5+ out of 5+
Second cruise on the Veendam by KNOT2L82SAIL

I had been on the Veendam before her retrofit with the ugly butt addition and those ridiculous ... continue

Canada & New England 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Relaxing but still exciting cruise to Canada by sherilyn70

About us:

• We are a couple in our 40s, middle class and traveling without our ... continue

Canada & New England 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
HAL has become worse than Carnival by ftlman

This was my sixth cruise with HAL and took it because that was the only time I was able to take ... continue

Canada & New England 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Fourteen Days of Fun on Veendam by Steph'n'Dave

This is a very long review as I am trying to cover all the areas suggested by Cruise ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 5+ out of 5+
Spectacular weather for a great cruise to Canada and New England by crooser888

We sailed as a couple on the Veendam’s first cruise of 2014 to this area from May 10-17, ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Off season 7-DAY CANADA & NE DISCOVERY - Microbrew Adventure Tour by ew101

It was my birthday and time for a cruise. We always search on price- and this one came up. We ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 5+ out of 5+
HAL has changed for this 2 star HAL cruiser by seetheworldtraveller

We boarded HAL Veendam in Ft Lauderdale in one of the smoothest and quickest embarkations we ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
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