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Holland America Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews: 351 Ship Name Date Member Rating
HAL YOU HAVE A PROBLEM! by queenem123

Had this been the first HAL ship we ever sailed on we would never choose HAL again! To start ... continue

Zuiderdam 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Holland's Zuider left a lot to be desired. by bharrelslp

We choose this Panama canal cruise to celebrate my husband's retirement after 50 years as a ... continue

Zuiderdam 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
10 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer by ShenValleyGal

We arrived at the port at 11:00 and were able to enter immediately to have our wine checked and ... continue

Zuiderdam 03/14 5+ 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

Veendam 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

Veendam 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

Veendam 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
Zuiderdam Panama Canal Sunfarer Feb 14-24, 2014 - The Canal by phoebeparker

Embarkation:  We took the 10:45 shuttle from our hotel to the cruise terminal. At the ... continue

Zuiderdam 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Totally enjoyable cruise by zelker

Fourth HAL cruise, first on Zuiderdam. Like others, I was a bit apprehensive after reading about ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
First Holland-America Experience - The beginning - not so good! by Grimsby

Although we have enjoyed multiple cruises with the other mainstream lines, this was our first ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 5.0 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

Veendam 02/14 3.0 out of 5+
Never again by beakswife

Let me start by saying that this cruise was our 23rd. First and last with Holland ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 Not Rated
Wonderful Cruise to the Panama Canal on the Zuiderdam by HALcruiser2

Prior to this cruise, I became somewhat concerned due to many of the comments addressing air ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Zuiderdam redoux - still shines by Brklynguy

It has been about 10 years since we first started cruising, and the Zuiderdam was our first ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Statendam Panama Cruise January 15-30, 2014 by pbnjrockette

This was a great cruise! It had been 3 years since our last HAL cruise. It was our first trip ... continue

Statendam 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Jan 2014 Sunfarer by Shaf143

This was our first HAL cruise and I booked it with some concerns for all the reviews concerning ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
You had better read this if your booked or considering booking. by prettyblue_eyes

The following account represents my opinion of our experience on the Statendam. We have just ... continue

Statendam 02/14 1.0 out of 5+
11 Day Panama Canal Sunfarer by audnbob

Embarkation – HAL staff / Port Everglades personnel need to do a better job of directing ... continue

Zuiderdam 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Very Apprehensive - But was turned around within a Day by cruzin_ga_gal

After reading all the reviews of the Zuiderdam, I was almost fearful of sailing on the 1/3 ... continue

Zuiderdam 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great cruise by dann54

My wife and I booked this cruise without the kids so we could relax and enjoy the cruise. FYI we ... continue

Zuiderdam 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great ship! by Herbs Mom

After reading several reviews of the Zuiderdam I was thinking we had made a mistake in booking ... continue

Zuiderdam 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
MS Zuiderdam is a VERY tired ship by corke

The ship has not been refurbished in years and is badly in need of a total overhaul.

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Zuiderdam 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Good Times by stlouistravelers

We decided to take this cruise because Holland America was reported as a premium line and we ... continue

Zuiderdam 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Great Itinerary. Loved the Panama Canal! by Travelgrandma10

This time I was much more pleased with Holland America than the previous time when they were ... continue

Zuiderdam 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Disappointing trip on the Zuiderdam by llbeing

I have cruised on Holland American ships in the past so I had high expectations for the Panama ... continue

Zuiderdam 02/14 2.0 out of 5+
Young families (those with teens and under) – avoid Holland America by trvlbuddy7

What a shame. After a combined 320 nights on Holland America Lines (HAL), this middle class ... continue

Amsterdam 02/14 1.0 out of 5+
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