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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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7,562 Holland America Cruise Reviews
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Alaska (27 sailings)
World (11 sailings)
Transpacific (6 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (4 sailings)
Amsterdam
Bob Jordan
We sailed the first leg of the 2017 World Cruise, ...
Lukeslady
We have done this cruise previously and found it to be all ...
Destinations
Alaska (40 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (24 sailings)
Western Caribbean (7 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (6 sailings)
Eurodam
rebeccajo68
I wanted to visit St. Thomas/St. John because I had not ...
PaddyT
This was our first time cruising with Holland America, ...
Destinations
Alaska (31 sailings)
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (8 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (2 sailings)
Westerdam
NY Librarian
I enjoyed my first TA cruise a great deal. The service was ...
Reefnut
Embarkation was smooth and seamless HAL has everything well ...
Destinations
Baltic Sea (32 sailings)
Mediterranean (13 sailings)
Transatlantic (8 sailings)
South America (4 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 (60 sailings)
Australia & New Zealand (17 sailings)
South Pacific (13 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (1 sailings)
Noordam
Jetsetter747
We chose this cruise for the itinerary. The few issues on ...
carolina husker
We chose this cruise primarily for the itinerary - 9 ports ...
Destinations
Alaska (43 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (24 sailings)
Caribbean (7 sailings)
Western Caribbean (6 sailings)
Nieuw Amsterdam
NSAHO79
We have never cruised on Holland America before so I ...
macmax
This was our 32nd cruise but only our 3rd with HAL. It was ...
Destinations
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Alaska (19 sailings)
Mexico (10 sailings)
Hawaii (4 sailings)
Oosterdam
booboocruiser
Our 9th cruise, 2nd on HAL. Our first cruise was on HAL 18 ...
leebrownIU
This was a fine cruise. I went solo, but met many people ...
Destinations
Canada & New England (59 sailings)
Australia & New Zealand (18 sailings)
South Pacific (4 sailings)
South America (3 sailings)
Maasdam
Traveling Dot
I choose this cruise because I wanted to see places in ...
kayakmom
We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the convenience ...
Destinations
Baltic Sea (33 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Canada & New England (8 sailings)
Transatlantic (6 sailings)
Zuiderdam
msmayor
This was our third HAL cruise and second on a Vista class ...
4eric
Let’s start with the basics: this is an old ship with ...
Destinations
Alaska (40 sailings)
Asia (26 sailings)
Volendam
WarrenPaulHarris
The itinerary and timing were perfect. We have been ...
TTLam
14 days Japan, China, Taiwan -- Landed into Narita ...
Destinations
Canada & New England (24 sailings)
Baltic Sea (18 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (14 sailings)
Transatlantic (14 sailings)
Rotterdam
Suzy Bell
This was 7th cruise for me & my husband, all with ...
woodshed
We wanted a smaller ship with less people. What we got was ...
Destinations
Alaska (38 sailings)
South America (18 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (3 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (3 sailings)
Zaandam
CruiseNatFan
We prefer cruises that highlight nature. Even though the ...
jono mono
Choose this cruise as they were going where i wanted to see ...
Destinations
Canada & New England (55 sailings)
Bermuda (24 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Veendam
beadercat
We wanted to do the Panama Canal cruise from Ft Lauderdale ...
Phyllis Bailey
This ship is so old that things are forever going wrong. ...
Destinations
Baltic Sea (52 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (23 sailings)
Mediterranean (16 sailings)
Transatlantic (6 sailings)
Koningsdam
Muffinmom5221
Wanted a quiet peaceful TA. People onboard were mostly ...
fi1966
We like the sea days. no contact with the outside world. ...

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