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Barcelona Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews

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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 60s

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


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


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


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


Best way to see many exciting ports!

Review for Oosterdam to Mediterranean

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Curlsgirl21
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We chose this cruise for two reasons: price and port intinerary. We were not disappointed! We went on a 12 night Mediterranean cruise with only 1 sea day. This was a cruise to be active and see many European cities. Here are some thoughts on the cruise: -Food was amazing (all of it) I’ve only cruised on Disney before and Holland food is better. -Stateroom was very nice with a great balcony ...
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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


First Time on Holland America

Review for Oosterdam to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Crazycatlover
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We had always wanted to go on a Mediterranean Cruise but never thought we could afford it. Last Spring we found a great deal for the 12-day Oosterdam cruise so we took advantage of it. We stayed in Barcelona for a few days before the cruise and staye din Rome for two days after the cruise. The cruise line handled the transfers with ease. Overall we were very pleased with Holland America. We ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Superb food and staff. Excellent entertainment.

Review for Oosterdam to Transatlantic

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Austin Healey 1964
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Ship is not too large so that you still feel like a welcomed guest. The staff are incredible. Friendly, attentive and personable. Main dining room cuisine is excellent. Nightly entertainment is very high standard. Embarkation and disembarkation are very well done. Even the usual chaos of boarding the tenders is effortlessly done. The group performing nighty at the Lincoln CEnter stage ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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