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Barcelona Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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1037 reviews
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Antony Palace Hotel
Antony Palace Hotel 5 miles from the Venice airport we had a 6 am flight home
Venice, Italy
Excursions Sicily the man with the glasses on is our tour guide-
Enrico Anicito he made our day felt like part of the group fun, interesting extremely helpful. I highly recommend the tour company
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Enjoyed our cruise on the Oosterdam
"I would never use Italy Tours again the driver for Best of Rome & Vatican couldn't have been less helpful he left us off and picked us up three blocks away after walking down stairs and tru a tunnel to the Colosseum and then again the same walk from the Vatican.Barcelona - we stayed three nights before the cruise which was very nice - the hotel we used was Hotel Continental Palacete I have stayed there several times before, the rooms can be small but the location and the lobby with a 24 hour FREE buffet makes up for the smaller room...."Read More
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Oosterdam needs to be refurbed

Review for Oosterdam to Transatlantic

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inter
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

HAL is always our go to cruise line so when we decided to try a transatlantic cruise we booked with HAL. First off, the cabin we were first given (which we picked out) had a toilet that was not flushing properly. After 7 or 8 calls with guest services and 2 plumber visits they finally moved us to a different cabin (after 4 nights of crossing our fingers that it would flush). When Patrick from ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Very disappointing

Review for Oosterdam to Transatlantic

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TrudyMarie
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Wanted to celebrate a special birthday the Holland America way. There was no celebration! No song. No cake No card. Service was mostly adequate, but slow. There was a decided lack of vegetables available, and I really tried to order extra veggies at dinner but they never came. Mariner ceremony was a big, flat nothing. We used to go to the dining room for a special lunch after. This ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Enjoyed our cruise on the Oosterdam

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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DGE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Hi, We enjoyed our cruise very much, at the end of the day after spending 8 hours on excursions the ship was comfortable and perfect to relax before the next day of tours. Our Delta flight to Barcelona was perfect we flew on the Airbus A330-300 which I highly recommend. We had two seats next to the window with plenty of room considering we paid no extra for our seats. The plane has two ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Western Mediterranean & Transatlantic Crossing

Review for Oosterdam to Transatlantic

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tuitionowed
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We've sailed a number of times with Holland; the Oosterdam and were pleased. The Barcelona embarkation was easy and we went straight to our cabin. The ship is older but it was well maintained. Captain and Cruise Director Kelly were very good with plenty of information to share. MDR food and service were excellent with gourmet selections and presentations. Lido could have been better, i.e., ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Amazing Mediterranean Tapestry Cruise on the Oosterdam

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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newtocruiseinblue
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We had an absolutely amazing cruise on Holland America Oosterdam on September 9th – the 12-night Mediterranean Tapestry We loved the service on the ship, the size of the ship and our fellow passengers. Everyone was so nice! The cruise director was front and center throughout the cruise and we felt there were many activities offered although this was a very port-heavy cruise and our priority ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Wonderful Ship

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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Glenmoor05
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have sailed with Holland America lots of times. Excellent Company, Staff Excellent, Service Excellent. In fact everything was excellent. We had to leave the ship a day early to attend our Grandson's Funeral. A beautiful vase of Flowers appeared in our Suite on the second day along with a beautiful letter. Our flight was not until 10pm and officially we had to leave the ship at 2pm. However, ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


First Time Cruisers for the Second Time

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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jnik
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Since our first cruise was over 25 years ago, and we won it in a raffle, so had no part in the where or when, or even how, I consider us to be first time cruisers for all intents and purposes. We chose Holland America’s 12 night Mediterranean Tapestry on the Oosterdam primarily for the itinerary. It was filled with ports that we had not previously visited, and was at the right time of year for ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Pinnacle Penthouse Verandah Suite


Shame on you, Holland America

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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Mally900
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

As a seasoned traveler, I was always under the impression that Holland America was a cut above other mid-tier cruise lines like NCL and Carnival, justifying HAL's higher fares. Based on my experience on the Oosterdam Mediterranean cruise July 23-Aug 4, I would have to say that this assumption is totally incorrect. My major complaint? I was in a balcony cabin, 8134, that had a completely inadequate ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


HAL Oosterdam hit all the marks on this Mediterranean cruise!

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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Belizeitornot
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I chose to cruise with HAL based on the excellent itinerary offered from Barcelona to Venice and all the amazing ports in between. We have taken 28 cruises prior to this cruise on June 5, 2018 with HAL. Most of our cruising has been in the Caribbean. The boarding process on the HAL Oosterdam at the Port of Barcelona was amazing and the best we have ever experienced. There were ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Memorable cruise experience - our first!

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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Callistemon
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our first cruise, after friends had told us about their own experiences. We chose Holland America because of their reputation as a well-established line, and we really appreciated the relaxed and professional service. The food was excellent and the entertainment met all our needs. The ports were great (though we didn't use any of the pre-planned excursions) and getting on and off the ship ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


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