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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: 422

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
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+
San Diego to Fort Lauderdale------ Good Times!!! by tonopah1kid

In the spirit of fairness, I need to drop a few lines concerning HAL and the ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 04/14 5.0 out of 5+

We arrived at the San Diego, CA terminal early Sunday for our March 9, 2014 cruise to the ... continue

Mexican Riviera 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Great cruise, enjoyed this ship by BJzink

Since we live fairly close to San Diego, we don't have the hassle factor of air travel to and ... continue

Mexican Riviera 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Never again by 1italgal

This was my first time on Holland America. I should NOT be complaining here just b/c my sister ... continue

Mexican Riviera 03/14 2.0 out of 5+
Good, not great by Transplanted Buckeye

Every cruise had it's good and bad points. This was our second cruise with HAL and was chosen ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Thanks a lot. by

After looking forward to this cruise and a ship that came highly recommended, we were informed ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 03/14 2.0 out of 5+
First Time with Holland America and Probably Wouldn't Go Again by Lindylu929

Our embarkation and departure were delayed due to an outbreak of the Noro Virus and the CDC made ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
Better than last, Less than expected by Transplanted Buckeye

Had our first HAL cruise on the Statendam in September. It was a disaster! Decided to try one ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 02/14 3.0 out of 5+
Frequent Cruiser by Ranee1946

We had an unfortunate situation when a passenger fell down some stairs & was seriously ... continue

Hawaii 02/14 3.0 out of 5+
18 Day Round Trip from San Diego to Hawaii and Back by Alstromeria

We were on the Veendam cruise to Hawaii from San Diego that returned on Feb. 8, 2014. This is ... continue

Hawaii 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
A Lovely Cruise With Friends by Lapidarylady

This was a Holiday Cruise, Christmas, and a fun reunuion with some previous CC friends we met on ... continue

Mexican Riviera 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Not quite the same as our past Holland cruise experiences. by SandyfromCA

I was not fond of the overall menu choices in the dining room. Different, not as familiar as on ... continue

Hawaii 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Happy times in Hawaii by sealion2

Stayed overnight at Wyndham Bayside both coming and going due to schedule issues with Air ... continue

Hawaii 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Mass market lines are starting to look alike! by randylee3

Compared to Princess (where we've taken several cruises), the staff on the Veendam were ... continue

Mexican Riviera 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
Panama Canal is Great HAL is not so much by manoabob

To start with I want to let you know, until recently HAL was my wife and mine favorite cruise ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Panama Canal, 100 years of history by betsy23

Recently returned from a 21 day Panama Canal cruise on the Veendam with Holland America. For ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Disappointed with Holland America This Time by LE_from_MD

We just returned from a Holland America cruise on the Veendam from Boston to Quebec, Canada ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 3.0 out of 5+
Pleasant and low-key by 4 Joyful Travel

GENERAL: We are in our 50s and have sailed with HAL three times previously. We always feel like ... continue

Canada & New England 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
HAL Veendam in New England/Canada by siam56

Our first cruise ever was in January 2013 in the Caribbean with the New Amsterdam of HAL. The ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 2.0 out of 5+
Not a WOW, not bad. by piamom

Just back from 7 night New England, Canada cruise departing Boston last Saturday 9/21. This is ... continue

Canada & New England 09/13 2.0 out of 5+
A poor intro to HAL by bobdun999

This was our first cruise on HAL. We were trying it out on a cheaper cruise before committing to ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 1.0 out of 5+
Just Average at Best by Taz

There was really nothing outstanding, good or bad, about this trip. It's been 2 years since my ... continue

Canada & New England 09/13 3.0 out of 5+
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