Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Veendam Cruises

Home > Cruise Reviews > Veendam Cruise Reviews
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
Overview | Cabins | Dining | Activities | Family | Itineraries | Deck Plans | More Reviews

Veendam Cruise Reviews: 419

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
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+
1st New England & Canadian Cruise of the season by srbrazil

We departed Fort Lauderdale and headed Northeast. We traveled for 2.5 sailing days in very calm ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
A happy experience by lihpa

This was our first cruise on HAL and were unsure what to expect. My wife and I took my 86 year ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Get What You Pay For? by larryfellman

My wife and I chose this cruise for its multiple sea days and then interesting ports in NE and ... continue

Canada & New England 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Bad start for our first cruise with Holland America by Paul A

The Veendam was several hours late arriving at the Fort Lauderdale cruise terminal on April 24, ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 1.0 out of 5+
Panama Canal Cruise – 30 Mar to 14 Apr 2014 (After Action Report) by dmeyer

This was a rather unusual cruise for my wife and me. For one thing, this was our first cruise as ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
See reviews 26 - 50


Find the Lowest Prices on Veendam
Departure Month
Compare deals from top travel sites:
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Expedia
Travelocity.com
Onboard.com
Direct Line Cruises
CheapCruises.com
Cruise.com
Priceline.com
iCruise.com
American Discount Cruises
Each selected website will open a new window.
Read Cruise Critic's Veendam review
Read more about Holland America Line
Write a cruise review!

About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.