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Auckland to Australia & New Zealand Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Oosterdam
Australia & New Zealand
Auckland

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11 Auckland to Australia & New Zealand Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews


diamus48 avatar

diamus48

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Less than perfect

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Where to start. Embarkation - Pouring rain when we got to the port. No cover we were soaked through dropping our bags. Then watched our bags moved to the trollies which were also without cover, by the time we ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Sharshebelle

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing experience

We picked this cruise because of the itinery and dates matched our local school holidays, In hind site it was a mistake, and we probably should have gone on another ship that was closer to our demographic. Most of ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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gillesfrance

1 Review Written

A very disappointing experience

This was my first cruise with Holland America Line and must say a very disappointing experience in comparison to other companies. Oosterdam ship is aging, and unfortunately this is not balanced with the service ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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marks969

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oosterdam Delight

While I have read mixed reviews about the Oosterdam and this particular cruise in November in New Zealand and Australia, my wife and I can only say we enjoyed the trip. We flew from Sydney (our home) to Auckland ...
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Sail Date November 2014


CookGirl avatar

CookGirl

11 Reviews Written

79 Helpful Votes

Not Up to HAL Standards

This review is for the cruise from Auckland NZ to Sydney, embarking on November 7, 2014. First, the embarkation process was an organizational nightmare. Long lines (embarkation took over two hours) and long times ...
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Sail Date November 2014


DGL avatar

DGL

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise

This is our 6th cruise with HAL and as always a wonderful experience. The quality of service on this cruise line is next to none. Stateroom attendants are in a class all by themselves always smiling, service ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Roncort

1 Review Written

Our First Cruise ever

After overcoming computer problems when boarding and finally finding our way around the ship, we settled into our balcony stateroom which appeared larger on the internet but in reality, it was everything that we ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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dber

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor entertainment on board

We booked the cruise with our agent at home and everything was very well organized and handled professionally. We embarked the ship in Auckland and we were told not to go to the pier before 11am, because we had ...
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Sail Date March 2013


Steveoka avatar

Steveoka

21 Reviews Written

136 Helpful Votes

Oosterdam

Long slow moving lines on embarkation was just the start of a very disappointing cruise experience. On boarding the ship we weren't directed to our cabin or even welcomed aboard . We chose to dine on open seating ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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GeoUSA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Down Under Specialty Cruise w/ Atlantis

Overview: This was our first cruise with HAL, first time in the southern hemisphere, and first three week vacation. It was a specialty cruise where Atlantis Events chartered the entire ship for a primarily gay ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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bushbaby52

2 Reviews Written

Speciality cruise for members only

Oosterdam is out-dated with tacty decor. LOts of rust on balconies, pools need redone. Many problem was the food. Terrible. We have never been on a ship that served the same thing for all meals in both the Lido Cafe ...
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Sail Date March 2013


Oosterdam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.8
Family4.03.7
Enrichment4.53.5
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.9
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