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Copenhagen to Europe - British Isles & Western Holland America Line Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 14 Copenhagen to Europe - British Isles & Western Holland America Line Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews


Holland America has lost its core values

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Anita5
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After 14 cruises with this storied line, I was disappointed with the Copenhagen-Copenhagen sailing that stopped in Norway, Iceland and Scotland:(Lerwick, Inverness were pleasant surprises) All the ports met expectations and more. Holland's receptions had no music; first ship I've been on that had no orchestra; no appetizers, Bloody Mary's had no celery. B-B King's seemed to forget that they were ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


Pro's and Con's

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Johninwilliamsburg
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have been cruising on Holland America now for a number of years and have been on a number of ships cruising North America and all over Europe. This particular cruise departing Copenhagen and visiting Norway, Iceland, Lerwick UK and the Faroe Islands was overall good but with some negatives as all cruises have. We sailed on the second half of the 24 day cruise called the ""Northern Isles ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Iceland was the highlight

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Dawn Poore
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. It was our first time on Holland America, which we feel is not as good as our favorite cruise line, Princess. We loved all of the ports on this cruise. The drop down boxes above didn't give me the choice to say this was the Northern Isles cruise. We visited two ports in Norway, spent 5 days in 4 ports in Iceland (overnight in Reykjavik), and stopped at ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Stonehenge Solstice

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Irish110
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our second cruise on Holland America and our first on the Zuiderdam. This cruise was chosen for the itinerary. It did not disappoint. Holland America usually has an older crowd on board which was the case with this cruise although there were quite a few families traveling with children as well. We spent 4 nights in Copenhagen prior to the cruise. Copenhagen is a lovely and safe city ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Great Ship- Excellent Food and Service

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JLPrete
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Well you have heard it before, reading all those negative reviews and then discovering that they were not even closely accurate. This will be the case with this ship. The ship is in very good to excellent condition- cannot understand at all what others are seeing in their overly negative reviews. The food is very good to excellent- the best dining room food we have ever had at sea, and I have ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


HAD A GREAT TIME

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Lovebird4212
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to see northern Europe and we got a great deal on this cruise. We had many perks, too, like the Pinnacle Grill (beyond excellent), classic drink package, a balcony room and lots of onboard credits. The room valets we had in room 7114 (Excellent Balcony Cabin) were very, very good. Ice in the room nightly, cute towel art pieces and friendly smiles everyday. Our dining stewards were a ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Disappointed by HAL

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bobabcd
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we prefer traveling with HAL and it was a planned destination. The food and cabin were clearly HAL worthy but the on-board activities and excursions on this ship were a disappointment. The cabin steward, table steward, and wine steward were all excellent. The food was prepared well and the presentation was great. If any complaint it is that they didn't keep the ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Zuiderdam - Norway, Iceland & Scotland - 14 day cruise

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LACruiserGuy
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation/Disembarkation: Both were handled very efficiently in Copenhagen. Ship condition: Some of the reviews I've read about the condition of the ship make it seem like the Zuiderdam is an old rust bucket on its last leg, which is certainly not the case. I didn't notice any worn out carpet or furniture on the ship and it was kept very clean. That said, it is an older ship and the décor ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Pleasant Cruise

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john in virginia
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had sailed on the Holland America Zuiderdam out of Copenhagen for a Norwegian Fjord and Scotland/UK cruise in June/July 2017. Upon arrival at the airport we were transported to the Scandic Palace Hotel in the city and then to the ship the following morning. Checking in at the pier was fast and easy and in a few minutes we were in our Verandah cabin on deck #7 and having lunch at the Lido ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Norway/Scotland: Incredible, unique itinerary, lovely staff, limited sanitation.

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BakedAlaska7751
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

We chose this cruise mostly because we stumbled upon it in a casino user promotion that we got in the mail. We didn’t even know that itinerary was offered and we’ve been wanting to visit Norway and Scotland in greater depth than we knew was possible from the ship. This itinerary was a DREAM and it fit with my work holiday. A+ on the itinerary. Dining: Lido buffet was consistently good at all ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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