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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 knife in ...
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In all fairness this review mostly will be about the service and food on the Veendam during this cruise as there has ... Read more
We were lucky to receive a good upgrade from an HH guarantee to a D category. Cabin 772 was on the fourth deck in the ... Read more
04/15
When we arrived in San Diego there was no line so we thought it would be easy getting on-board. How wrong we were - 40 ... Read more
Very disappointed in port visits. Ship was late leaving port, we missed two ports completely and others cut short. ... Read more
04/15
First time ever cruisers so have only anecdotes from friends who are more seasoned cruisers and our own expectations to ... Read more

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This was our 8th cruise with 5 different companies and was our worst ever cruise experience. I therefore wrote detailed ... Read more
Disappointed jeffbo1962
04/15
This was my 3rd sailing on the ms Veendam, the first since her refurbishment and second Mexican Riviera cruise. ... Read more
Disappointment timbocruise
03/15
Along with other people who have posted reviews on this cruise we were really unhappy with this cruise, particularly ... Read more
A year and a half ago I cruised on Holland Zuiderdam destination Panama-it was such a terrible experience they gave us ... Read more
03/15
Third cruise on Holland, last one was 6 years ago on the Oosterdam. Also have cruised on Celebrity and Princess. We are ... Read more

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03/15
As others have already noted, the Panama Canal cruise on the Veendam from Ft, Lauderdale to San Diego, departing Feb. ... Read more
Disappointed in cabin and food celebrating seniors
03/15
As a faithfull cruiser on Holland America Line, I found the selection of food on this cruise was poor. You can always ... Read more
3 stars out of 5 overall. It is an older ship, but very well maintained and very clean. I liked the more "ocean liner" ... Read more
03/15
I chose the Holland America line (HAL) partly because a close friend/travel agent highly recommended it as did many ... Read more
Though this is a negative review, there were several highlights on this sailing and excellent staff members including ... Read more

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We were on the Veendam’s 18-day cruise to Hawaii that sailed on January 20, 2015 from San Diego and returned ... Read more
We had done this itinerary a year ago on a different cruise line, and really enjoyed the number of sea days, so decided ... Read more
I am a dedicated Princess cruiser with about 12 cruises. However, due to chikengunya epedemic in Tahiti raging and not ... Read more
My wife and I took the “Voyage of the Vikings” aboard the Veendam in July and August 2014, the full 35-day ... Read more
All in all, we had a very good time with our friends and celebrating New Year's Eve together. Our ship went all out to ... Read more

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The Ship: The ship is wonderful. The retrofit changed a few things, so i recommend you also try the Maasdam to get a ... Read more
I’ll start off by saying that someone else might have rated this cruise considerably higher. But I opted to be ... Read more
Background We cruise often, and usually during the holidays. We're all 3-star HAL Mariners, even our 9 year old. We're ... Read more
Just So So TravelguruDanville
11/14
We were very hopeful that this would be a great trip as we have booked a 24 day cruise on another HA ship next year and ... Read more
Quebec – Boston Aug. 30 - Sept. 6, 2014 7 days History: We purchased this about a year ago from Boston – ... Read more

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