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Holland America Line Ships

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Holland America Ship Reviews

Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
Ranked #1 of 16 Holland America Ships
84% Loved It
  • Outstanding Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill
  • Twenty-three cabins are wheelchair accessible
  • Warm and gracious service
  • Launched: 2000; Passengers: 1,390
Eurodam
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Eurodam
Ranked #2 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 #3 of 16 Holland America Ships
80% 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
Nieuw Amsterdam
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Nieuw Amsterdam
Ranked #4 of 16 Holland America Ships
80% 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
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
Prinsendam
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Prinsendam
Ranked #6 of 16 Holland America Ships
77% 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
Ryndam
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Ryndam
Ranked #7 of 16 Holland America Ships
76% 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 #8 of 16 Holland America Ships
76% 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 #9 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
Zuiderdam
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Zuiderdam
Ranked #10 of 16 Holland America Ships
75% 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
74% 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
70% 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

76% Loved It

Ship could use some big time updating. Bathrooms were ancient. Plumbing issue on first morning (early) caused flooding of cabin. Maintenance came ... Read more
by da resort
I am not quibbling about Alaska. Alaska was lovely, and I am delighted to have had a chance to experience some of it! This review is solely about the ... Read more
by Cissa
A little background on me; I am 54 (Turned 54 on this cruise), DH is 58. This was our 23rd cruise, 2nd time on Holland America, 3rd cruise in Europe. ... Read more
by Rosethorn40
This was our first cruise with HAL on Maasdam, a smaller ship. Sailed before with RCI, Princess, NCL. As always, I picked the cabin in the lower part ... Read more
by Dayenu
We are experienced cruisers with this being my 22nd cruise, but first with HAL. This was a 7 day Alaska cruise, with ports of call in Juneau, ... Read more
by Beave8920
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