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Holland America Line Ships

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Maasdam - Piano Bar Maasdam - Atrium w/ Venetian Glass Column Maasdam - Crow's Nest Lounge Maasdam - Rotterdam Dining Room

Holland America Ship Reviews

Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
Ranked #1 of 16 Holland America Ships
85% Loved It
  • Outstanding Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill
  • Twenty-three cabins are wheelchair accessible
  • Warm and gracious service
  • Launched: 2000; Passengers: 1,390
Nieuw Amsterdam
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Nieuw Amsterdam
Ranked #2 of 16 Holland America Ships
81% Loved It
  • Traditional cruise experience with modern features
  • Dancing with the Stars classes on every sailing
  • Friendly service and varied top-notch dining
  • Launched: July 2010; Passengers: 2,106
Eurodam
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Eurodam
Ranked #3 of 16 Holland America Ships
81% Loved It
  • There are seven distinct dining options onboard
  • Offers traditional, warm Holland America service
  • Top-ship eatery Tamarind features pan-Asian cuisine
  • Launched: June 2008; Passengers: 2,104
Noordam
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Noordam
Ranked #4 of 16 Holland America Ships
81% Loved It
  • Features millions of dollars worth of original artwork
  • Passengers can choose open or assigned dining
  • Crow's Nest offers stunning views by day
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 1,918
Westerdam
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Westerdam
Ranked #5 of 16 Holland America Ships
79% Loved It
  • Great Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill restaurant
  • Traditional atmosphere with modern amenities on a not too big, not too small ship
  • Edgy high-tech production shows
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 1,916
Ryndam
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Ryndam
Ranked #6 of 16 Holland America Ships
77% Loved It
  • Moderately sized ship feels cozy and homey
  • Great Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill
  • Cooking demos in the Culinary Arts Center
  • Launched: 1994; Passengers: 1,266
Maasdam
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Maasdam
Ranked #7 of 16 Holland America Ships
77% Loved It
  • Classic atmosphere with charming service
  • Partnership with fine dining brand Le Cirque
  • 2011 refit added new restaurant, cabins, bars
  • Launched: 1994/2011; Passengers: 1,258
Oosterdam
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Oosterdam
Ranked #8 of 16 Holland America Ships
76% Loved It
  • Received "Signature of Excellence" upgrades in 2009
  • Culinary Arts Center features intriguing programs
  • Explorations Cafe features library, Internet center
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 1,916
Prinsendam
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Prinsendam
Ranked #9 of 16 Holland America Ships
76% Loved It
  • Intimate ship, with contemporary amenities
  • Unique 14- to 73-day itineraries
  • Pinnacle Grill, HAL's signature alternative restaurant
  • Launched: 2002/1988; Passengers: 793
Zuiderdam
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Zuiderdam
Ranked #10 of 16 Holland America Ships
76% Loved It
  • Pro: Compact-size indoor pool (with polar bear!) perfect for iffy weather
  • Con: Limited entertainment for itineraries with lots of sea days
  • Bottom line: A great choice for a port-heavy sailing, particularly in colder climates
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 1,916
Statendam
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Statendam
Ranked #11 of 16 Holland America Ships
73% Loved It
  • Sails unique itineraries to exotic destinations
  • Offers iPod tours of the art and artifact collection
  • Dining options include traditional and flexible
  • Launched: 1993; Passengers: 1,260
Volendam
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Volendam
Ranked #12 of 16 Holland America Ships
73% Loved It
  • Bars and lounges with large picture windows offer amazing views
  • "Dancing With the Stars at Sea" show gets passengers involved
  • Quiet teak promenade deck with wooden loungers gives ocean-liner vibe
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 1432
Rotterdam
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Rotterdam
Ranked #13 of 16 Holland America Ships
72% Loved It
  • A classic Holland America ship with modern amenities
  • Spacious standard cabins
  • Spa offers a therapy pool, salon and fitness center
  • Launched: 1997; Passengers: 1,404
Veendam
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Veendam
Ranked #14 of 16 Holland America Ships
72% Loved It
  • Received a major upgrade in 2009
  • Plenty of corners for quiet chats and reading
  • New lanai cabins give direct outdoor deck access
  • Launched: 1996; Passengers: 1,350
Zaandam
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Zaandam
Ranked #15 of 16 Holland America Ships
71% Loved It
  • Explorations Cafe offers Internet, library and more
  • Great Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill
  • Concierge service caters to guests in high-end suites
  • Launched: 2000; Passengers: 1,440
Koningsdam
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Koningsdam
Ranked #16 of 16 Holland America Ships
0% Loved It
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  • New Holland America ship will be line's most innovative
  • Classic traditions like teak promenade
  • Upscale dining options and Culinary Arts Center
  • Launched: February 2016; Passengers: 2,650
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Holland America Member Reviews

77% Loved It

Our first ocean cruise a dream come true for me,the Maasdam was a big enough ship with ought it being over sized just right as you can get to every ... Read more
by Basel ismail
We took the TA on 4/8/15 after having been on 2 other HAL ships that definitely had staff issues and maintenance problems. We figured we'd give HAL ... Read more
by decar48
The only thing that exceeded the problems we encounters on our cruise was the sheer ARROGANCE and dismissive attitude of the "Customer Service ... Read more
by PVcoach
Where to start. Embarkation - Pouring rain when we got to the port. No cover we were soaked through dropping our bags. Then watched our bags ... Read more
by diamus48
We embarked on 16th March, after spending three days at the Riverview Hotel - which we had gotten a 'superior weekend deal' on - great hotel - not ... Read more
by Bankiefaeclyde
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