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Holland America Line Ships

Holland America Line
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Holland America Ship Reviews

Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
Ranked #1 of 16 Holland America Ships
80% 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
79% 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
Noordam
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Noordam
Ranked #3 of 16 Holland America Ships
79% 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
Eurodam
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Eurodam
Ranked #4 of 16 Holland America Ships
78% 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
Westerdam
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Westerdam
Ranked #5 of 16 Holland America Ships
78% 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
Oosterdam
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Oosterdam
Ranked #6 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
Ryndam
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Ryndam
Ranked #7 of 16 Holland America Ships
75% 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
Zuiderdam
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Zuiderdam
Ranked #8 of 16 Holland America Ships
73% 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
Maasdam
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Maasdam
Ranked #9 of 16 Holland America Ships
73% 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
Volendam
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Volendam
Ranked #10 of 16 Holland America Ships
71% 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
Veendam
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Veendam
Ranked #11 of 16 Holland America Ships
70% 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
Rotterdam
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Rotterdam
Ranked #12 of 16 Holland America Ships
68% 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
Prinsendam
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Prinsendam
Ranked #13 of 16 Holland America Ships
68% 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
Statendam
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Statendam
Ranked #14 of 16 Holland America Ships
67% 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
Zaandam
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Zaandam
Ranked #15 of 16 Holland America Ships
66% 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

73% Loved It

This was our first cruise on Holland America and our expectations were admittedly high. The Noordam was great, we loved it. Our cabin was nice and ... Read more

by fundays

My husband was really wanting to book a spring break cruise, and this was the best price for a 7 night that was rated well. It cost a little more ... Read more

by CruisingMommyT

This was our first cruise on Holland America. We have been on Celebrity and Princess enough to earn top status. The cabins stewards, waiters and ... Read more

by Rudy888

An amazing experience, given that Pam and Nathan were in the vicinity. We were very fortunate to have a great captain (Capt. Peter Bos), who kept ... Read more

by hbr2@bigpond.com

With the exception of the Prinsendam's condition and the dining room menu, this voyage met all our expectations. The ship has been in service ... Read more

by bobs@palmharbor
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