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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
  • Extensive dining options and enrichment programs
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7,287 Holland America Cruise Reviews
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Alaska (27 sailings)
World (18 sailings)
Transpacific (6 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (6 sailings)
Amsterdam
Lukeslady
We have done this cruise previously and found it to be all ...
fraucindy
We had the most marvelous vacation from start to finish. We ...
Destinations
Alaska (40 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (35 sailings)
Caribbean (16 sailings)
Western Caribbean (11 sailings)
Eurodam
Misty5757
We chose this cruise because of a Holland America casino ...
agouram5
Late decision to celebrate New Year's Eve on a cruise and ...
Destinations
Alaska (58 sailings)
Australia & New Zealand (22 sailings)
South Pacific (18 sailings)
Noordam
Yurugaboy
My wife chose this cruise as it went over the Christmas ...
karenbink
New Zealand was on my husband's bucket list for a long ...
Destinations
Alaska (30 sailings)
Mediterranean (29 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (9 sailings)
Mexico (4 sailings)
Westerdam
Chennai
Had a wonderful cruise and enjoyed the people. Great ...
tareshanand
To begin with, this wasnt our first cruise. We have done ...
Destinations
Baltic Sea (32 sailings)
Mediterranean (21 sailings)
Transatlantic (8 sailings)
South America (5 sailings)
Prinsendam
gentlemancruiser
In 25+ cruises we have taken this was by far the most ...
gail h
We had always wanted to go to South America and the Amazon. ...
Destinations
Alaska (71 sailings)
Caribbean (24 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (21 sailings)
Western Caribbean (8 sailings)
Nieuw Amsterdam
Emmia
We chose this cruise because it included ports we have ...
MyCatMischief
I just got back from the 9 night Holiday cruise to the ...
Maasdam
pinzel
We chose this cruise as we had sailed on Holland America ...
Rod P
Convienent at the time of booking. Very scruffy ship in ...
Destinations
Alaska (19 sailings)
Mexico (11 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (7 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (6 sailings)
Oosterdam
Critic lady
We have sailed before on different lines and knew what we ...
Camden lady
We arrived in Tampa the evening before the cruise and ...
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (24 sailings)
Baltic Sea (16 sailings)
Transatlantic (6 sailings)
Canada & New England (4 sailings)
Zuiderdam
s.stevens2005
We were a little hesitate booking an older ship. Holland ...
jpatrick1
I am amazed at all of the petty complaints that I have read ...
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (20 sailings)
Western Caribbean (13 sailings)
Baltic Sea (10 sailings)
Canada & New England (10 sailings)
Rotterdam
LORDBOWDON
I have enjoyed HAL for 19 years but Rotterdam needs serious ...
sandanmann
Service was excellent, crew was very friendly, food was ...
Destinations
Alaska (68 sailings)
Asia (40 sailings)
Volendam
drvan
We have previously completed HAL cruises to Myanmar and ...
ike0144
We arrived the day prior to embarkation. We flew with ...
Destinations
Alaska (38 sailings)
South America (26 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (1 sailings)
Hawaii (1 sailings)
Zaandam
TN Fem
We chose this cruise to see penguins. We have 3 penguin ...
big43rdkid
Having done the same cruise last January and finding it ...
Destinations
Canada & New England (32 sailings)
Bermuda (12 sailings)
South America (6 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Veendam
JazzCruiser17
We selected this cruise to travel with friends during the ...
flyingdutchman6989
Our holiday cruise with family, aboard the Hell-ship ...
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (31 sailings)
Baltic Sea (26 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (6 sailings)
Transatlantic (5 sailings)
Koningsdam
GaryatMSU
Recently returned from January 8 to 15 cruise to Eastern ...
GulfShoresCruiser
We were excited to cruise on the newest HAL ship. The ...

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