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Holland America First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews: 238 Ship Name Date Member Rating
First time cruisers by Tibetan

My wife & I returned a few weeks ago from an excellent 11 night cruise on the Noordam. ... continue

Noordam 07/14 5+ out of 5+
First time not the charm by cruzzer2014

We picked this cruise especially for the ports of call. First time on Holland America. We were ... continue

Noordam 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

Veendam 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
First cruise experience by wakey47

I have never cruised before but my wife and I wanted to visit the inside passage of Alaska and ... continue

Oosterdam 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
HAL's Oosterdam to Alaska by debkaysmith

We are seasoned cruisers with 20+ cruises under our respective belts, both in our mid-50's. We ... continue

Oosterdam 06/14 4.0 out of 5+
OUR FIRST CRUISE EVER!!!!! by barrowmrb

My wife and I took our first cruise from Anchorage-Seward, along the Inside Passage to ... continue

Statendam 07/14 5+ out of 5+
A wonderful experience and first ever cruise! by Amba

This was our first ever cruise. Firstly a thank you for the immense extra help and guidance ... continue

Nieuw Amsterdam 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Over Promised, Under Delivered by kellerwynn7

My husband and I took the Holland America Land & Sea Journey on the Zuiderdam. We flew ... continue

Zuiderdam 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
First Cruise - HAL to Alaska by Snyder_man

Recently returned from our Alaska vacation on the Westerdam. I didn't really know what to expect ... continue

Westerdam 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic cruise by Rtarraran

My wife and I just got back from our 1st cruise, we enjoyed the experience very much, we had an ... continue

Oosterdam 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Great First Time Experience by Robeans

My boyfriend and I took the 7 night Western Caribbean cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam. It was my ... continue

Nieuw Amsterdam 04/14 5+ out of 5+
First Cruise and a great experience by withershin

I went on my first cruise this past Christmas with my father. He is a Holland America regular ... continue

Westerdam 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
A review of the Oosterdam (First time cruisers!) by SLOWCLAP

We are still recovering from our first cruise experience! We had a wonderful time aboard the ... continue

Oosterdam 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Best 'Dam' Trip Imaginable by relaxatrvlr

A trip that began in snow ended in 82 degree F. weather in Ft. Lauderdale. After a pre-cruise ... continue

Nieuw Amsterdam 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
First Cruisers by bomberal

This was our first cruise and Holland America had been recommended by my brother so we had a bit ... continue

Oosterdam 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
My first HAL cruise, but 20th overall cruise by cruznfan94

My first HAL cruise, but 20th overall cruise (I'm 32) My mom and aunt's 2nd with HAL (60's and ... continue

Rotterdam 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
Wonderful and satisfactorily experience by sailSeas

Ship information: MS Rotterdam ocean view deck 3

Activities: nightly show in theater, ... continue

Rotterdam 12/13 5+ out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN, not wisely selected ports and too expensive by EFCHI

Me and my father had participated in a Holland America cruise with MsPrinsendam from 2 to 14 ... continue

Prinsendam 12/13 1.0 out of 5+
Bored at sea by FashionBizarre

This was our first cruise and probably our last. We went during shoulder season knowing full ... continue

Statendam 12/13 1.0 out of 5+
Great First Cruise by KatieDancer

I cannot compare our August 31 cruise on the Westerdam to any others because it was our first ... continue

Westerdam 10/13 5+ out of 5+
A wonderful experience by Surfari1

Beyond our expectations

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Noordam 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Zuiderdam Alaska bring your own entertainment by Alaska_addict

$3000 wasted (approx 4600 U.S.dollars)

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Zuiderdam 09/13 1.0 out of 5+
Wonderful cruise to Alaska by jandreacola

We are an extended family of 12 from across the United States. Our ages ranged from 13 - 70+

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Oosterdam 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Not for under 65! by RuggedEmu

This is very simple. This cruise caters to people of a very advanced age range. I went to Alaska ... continue

Statendam 08/13 2.0 out of 5+
First time cruisers experience by fairweathertraveller

A mixed experience throughout

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Zaandam 09/13 4.0 out of 5+
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