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Holland America First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews: 228 Ship Name Date Member Rating
Zuiderdam to Alaska by kish

Our first cruise experience

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Zuiderdam 06/13 5+ out of 5+
Holland America FIrst Cruise - Mediocre by WARD801

First time cruiser but well researched

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Veendam 06/13 3.0 out of 5+
A Bad Choice to see Alaska by staralite

Badly worn beds ruined my trip.

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Zaandam 06/13 2.0 out of 5+
Fabulous 1st-time Alaska Cruise - Seattle > Juneau > Sitka > Ketchikan by BackslashAZ

Great time, great ship, great service. June 2-9 Seattle round-trip.

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Oosterdam 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
Zuiderdam June 1, 2013 to Alaska by Kreg13

1st but not our last Holland America Cruise

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Zuiderdam 06/13 5+ out of 5+
First time cruising ABOUT what I expected. by SiestaKey

For those that LOVE cruising you MAY want to skip this review, for those those are on the fence, ... continue

Veendam 06/13 3.0 out of 5+
Great First Cruise, but Lots of Seasickness! by SeattleCruiseLovers

7-day Alaskan cruise, June 2 to June 9, 2013 aboard the m/s Oosterdam

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Oosterdam 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic = Westerdam by Gigi1977

Everything we hoped for and then some!

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Westerdam 05/13 5.0 out of 5+
Alaska Roundtrip May 12 - 29, 2013 by kwogni

ms Volendam visits Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Glacier Bay, and Inside Passage

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Volendam 05/13 5.0 out of 5+
Eurodam Transatlantic by Govhack
First time cruisers' impressions and experiences ... continue
Eurodam 04/13 5.0 out of 5+
Great first cruise! by Sweetie and Big G

Nice ship, great staff, exceptional service, total relaxation.

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Noordam 03/13 5.0 out of 5+
Oosterdam by HermioneGingold
On March 3, 2013, our day of departure, we arrived early at Barangaroo Wharf 5 in order to beat the ... continue
Oosterdam 03/13 5.0 out of 5+
First time cruise with high expecations by Mard940
We had high expectations and for the most part HAL met them all ... continue
Eurodam 03/13 5.0 out of 5+
Lived up to expectations, very relaxing by Wastegirl
Late embarkation due to previous cruise being a charter but as we arrived early we were on board ... continue
Oosterdam 03/13 4.0 out of 5+
Great First Time Cruise Experience! by Annie.P
We liked it so much we've booked to go again - at Christmas ... continue
Oosterdam 01/13 Not Rated
DAM fine cruise by FlyfisherUK
Our first cruise took some careful planning using the internet ( no thanks to Imagine Cruising who ... continue
Noordam 01/13 5.0 out of 5+
1st Time Cruise Report Eurodam 1/26-2/2, 2013 by Dasbeak
This was the first cruise for my DW and I. We were with my parents, aunt, and three sisters and ... continue
Eurodam 01/13 5.0 out of 5+
Cruising in a wheelchair - Oosterdam by CentralCoastie
The good and bad about disabled cruising. ... continue
Oosterdam 01/13 5.0 out of 5+
Most Relaxing Vacation Ever by PBJGRL

My husband and I took our first cruise on HAL MS Eurodam. We booked an SC Suite Guarantee. I am ... continue

Eurodam 12/12 5.0 out of 5+
Solo Cruiser/First Cruise by CatB
I opted to "get out of town" for Christmas and at the urging of friends, booked a HAL cruise. ... continue
Zaandam 12/12 5.0 out of 5+
Exceeded Our Expectations by JM Curley
This review is primarily for first-time cruisers. ... continue
Westerdam 11/12 5+ out of 5+
A first and maybe not many more by leo2012
How to have a nice time in a new place with some old friends ... continue
Nieuw Amsterdam 11/12 4.0 out of 5+
A taste of something special by Lara Cruising
Having read so many reviews and forums on Cruise Critic to prepare, would like to share our ... continue
Volendam 11/12 5.0 out of 5+
First experience was little rocky but good by QCNash09
Our first time cruise was basically everything we expected it to be with some rough seas and ... continue
Eurodam 11/12 4.0 out of 5+
A week on the Zaandam by kinghippy
We probably won't sail this line again ... continue
Zaandam 11/12 3.0 out of 5+
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