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Anchorage Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews

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Average in Some Regards

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SeaDog70s
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

First Time Cruise; 40th Anniversary Celebration. With nothing to compare to, these opinions are based on a comparison to the views of others on Cruise Critic, as well as a comparison to the marketing of Holland America itself. Food: C+. Pinnacle Grill was a memorable, and clearly, higher end dining experience. Main Dining Room (Vista) was good quality and selection, but nothing rising to ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Enjoyable cruise with great food

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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ALP ALASKA
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We enjoyed our cruise and would recommend the ship. It is older as others have mentioned but the food and service are very good. People do care about making you happy. I do have a few comments: 1. Vista fixed time seating is great with great service. Open seating is less attentive. 2. HAL club really isn't for kids under 5. They have almost no toys and the activities are not that ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite

Traveled with children


Good itinerary; disappointing ship

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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cruiseesl
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I have been on one previous Alaska cruise (a different cruise line) and one previous HAL cruise, on the Veendam. The Oosterdam seemed like a training ship for staff and crew not ready to actually serve clients. My experience with the bad HAL website put me on notice to be sure to verify, verify, every arrangement. My friends and I booked spa appointments and excursions on line, as HAL encourages ...
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Sail Date: June 2014


Holland America - highly touted promotions a bust!

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Jplum
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

One main reason that we chose Holland America was the highly touted Culinary Arts program. We attended the first cooking demo and noted that the hostess, Nikki, did not mention or try to "sell" any of the for-purchase cooking classes. We signed up for the class on Wednesday, only to be notified the next day that the class was cancelled due to low registration. On Saturday we showed up for the ...
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Sail Date: June 2014

Traveled with children


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