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Holland America Ship Reviews

Nieuw Amsterdam
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Nieuw Amsterdam
Ranked #1 of 15 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
Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
Ranked #2 of 15 Holland America Ships
81% Loved It
  • Outstanding Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill
  • Twenty-three cabins are wheelchair accessible
  • Warm and gracious service
  • Launched: 2000; Passengers: 1,390
Noordam
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Noordam
Ranked #3 of 15 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
Westerdam
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Westerdam
Ranked #4 of 15 Holland America Ships
79% Loved It
  • Seventy-four percent of outside cabins have balconies
  • Great Pacific Northwest fare at Pinnacle Grill restaurant
  • Traditional atmosphere, with modern amenities
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 1,848
Eurodam
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Eurodam
Ranked #5 of 15 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
Oosterdam
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Oosterdam
Ranked #6 of 15 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 15 Holland America Ships
74% 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 15 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 15 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 15 Holland America Ships
72% 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 15 Holland America Ships
71% 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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
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Holland America Member Reviews

74% Loved It

We did this sort of last minute and I am very glad that we did. This is a very pleasant small ship with a terrific staff. It reminded me of the ... Read more

by may1021

First off I'm a 4star mariner very loyal to HAL until now .this ship had to be the coldest ship Ive ever sailedonand .so extremely cold in the ... Read more

by i love cats

We traveled with 5 other friends who agreed that this particular itinerary was very port intensive and included ports that were new to us. We ... Read more

by madera1

Where do I start? We had a cabin that seemed fine but got 'upgraded' to the same cabin one floor above due to it being our honeymoon - to the ... Read more

by emmakgg

We were on a cruise of 3 eleven day legs and if not for the ports, which is what we took this cruise for, the experience of Holland America and ... Read more

by pc1949
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