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South America Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Review for Amsterdam to South America

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Dana Tabrizi

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

My experience was not good. They don’t maintain there ships, issues with hot water and air. Needed a vacation from my vacation. I could sleep through the night on any night due to it being hot. Meat was undercooked, my husband likes rare but even he said it raw. Served luck warm and sent back several times. Sell excursions under false pretenses as they said Mira Flores locks were busy and ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


The best experience in my life. 5 days of living in a 5 star hotel

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nieves monge

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

It was pure chance. I was interested in knowing the southernmost part of Chile and to put a foot on the Falkland islands and the date of departure was just right, starting the day before my birthday and ending with time enough to prepare Christmas. I never had any trouble getting on board or going to visit the different cities where we stopped. The meals were excellent and every evening my sisters ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Bridge Lovers Delight

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WSP104

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We took this 32 day cruise not knowing for sure if it might be too long. As it turned out it was terrific. The ship, The Amsterdam, had been refurbished at the beginning of the year and was neat and clean and simple to learn. It helped that we had sailed on it several years earlier. The itinerary was excellent. Although one of our ports had been cancelled and we revisited Hualtuco twice, it ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Would we do this cruise again? I'm ambivalent, but in the end, yes.

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pjjacobs72

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Our 32-day Inca Explorer cruise from San Diego to Lima and return was a mixed bag of pleasure and frustration. The M/S Amsterdam, one of Holland America’s older, smaller ships, is generally well maintained and quite attractive. Built before balcony cabins were the vogue, she has many inside and outside cabins, most small but sufficient in size, and, I believe, most all with actual bathtubs, and ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


HAL MS Amsterdam

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kjoephyllis

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

I enjoyed the 32 day cruise. The library was large, the food very good, the entertainment enjoyable, the ports interesting, the lectures very informative. What's not to like ? The wheelchair stateroom was very large & was easy to park my scooter out of the way. The bathroom was also large with a handicap shower chair that was easy to use. The room stewards, the waiters, & all the rest of the ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


World Criuse Segment

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Darwould

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We travelled on the ms Amsterdam for 32 days from Buenos Aires to Sydney... Highlights were certainly Falkland Islands, Antarctica, The big waves near South America, Easter Island, Tahiti, and a bonus visit by Ball's Pyramid. The food for the most part was very good. Service at our table was a bit slow, resulting in cool food. We switched tables to a quieter one, and the service and food ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Beautiful South America

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walkingmom

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was our ninth cruise, but the first with Holland America.  We had originally booked with Royal Caribbean, but later changed to Holland when we discovered that we could also visit Rio and the Falklands.  Holland gave us the cruise of a lifetime.   We were unable to get decent tickets to Rio a couple of days early, so arrived in Rio at 6 am the day of departure.  Because of that, we'd made ...
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Sail Date: March 2009

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


The Very Best Out Of 15 Cruises!

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Gimer

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

My wife and I decided to take a 4-day Pre-Cruise to the Iguazu Falls before cruising to South America and Antarctica on January 4, 2009 through Holland America. It was an uneventful flight to Rio de Janeiro. HAL put us up at the Rio Intercontinental Hotel for an overnight stay. The day of our arrival happened on December 31, 2008. The hotel was busy getting ready for the New Years Eve ...
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Sail Date: January 2009

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Seeking Penguins

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spider767

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

On this trip was my husband and I, we have been on about 26 cruises and 4 river boats. We love to travel that way. We chose this particular cruise because of the itinerary. We left from Toronto on a snowy night. We arrive a day before as we always day to get acclimatize to time change and temperature. We stayed at the Sheraton and it was nice, right down town. Buenos Aires was much nicer city than ...
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Sail Date: January 2009

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


My First cruise was Antarctica on the MS Amsterdam

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Oliveira

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My sweetie came home one day and suggested a cruise to Antarctica. I had never cruised before. But Antarctica as a destination: Shackleton and "March of the Penguins" suddenly came to mind. How could I object? The weather was particularly bad at the time in most of the Northern United States. Flights were delayed and luggage was lost. Taking into account pre boarding and waiting between flights, ...
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Sail Date: January 2009

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


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