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Holland America Line Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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20 Holland America Line Bahamas Cruise Reviews


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cgras42

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Experience on New Holland America Ship - Book Another Cruise Line

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I have been on 9 cruises on a variety of cruise lines, including Disney, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity, and Holland America. This was my second time booking a Holland America Cruise. The last cruise I took ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Nymich

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Back from the Nieuw Statendam

We had already been on the Koningsdam and we liked the NS. The RS Rock room and BB Kings gave new variety to the cruise. The Ship is beautiful and targets the younger boomers and gen xers imo. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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sfremgen

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A good time was had by all!

The window for this cruise fell just right and the duration could be worked in to office schedules. This was my first cruise in a long time and on a much larger ship than I was used to. The layout of the ship made ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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mo6973

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, cold food, deceiving floor plans for cabins

We chose this cruise to experience the new, beautiful Koningsdam! The ship was beautiful with lots of open seating and excellent music venues! The theme of the ship is music since all of the decks had a name ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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goody2socks

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Was relaxing with great service

Good Holliday cruise. The Eurodam is a very nice with small ship feel. The staff was friendly, and very attentive to our needs. The food was amazing with a nice variety on the menus. We missed one of our ports due ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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ronbe65

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

MS Koningsdam: Two steps forward, Four steps back

I will put this short review in the form of questions and answers. Why did we decide to take a cruise on the Koningsdam? We wanted to see a new ship. A short inaugural cruise was a good option. Despite the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Crazy For Cats

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Koningsdam - November 9, 2016 Sailing to the Bahamas

Embarkation went smoother than expected but was understandably not typical. This was due to the fact that this was the Koningsdam’s first visit to the United States. The ship and staff had to go through extra ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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ItaliaCruiser75

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Great Ship - Ignore other Bad Reviews

Before sailing on Koningsdam I had read with interest the other reviews on this board, most of which were negative or lukewarm. However, I am happy to report that this is an excellent ship with fantastic food and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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BCole

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bahama Cruise

Ship selected by a group for a birthday celebration. The ship was very nice--a new ship. The service was very good--friendly, helpful employees. The food was good--much better than I expected. I opted to travel ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Neillden

4 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Swept away on ms Koningsdam

This was ms Koningsdam's first US cruise after sailing throughout the world on its 2016 inaugural season. This ship is a stunner from top to bottom, and it is difficult for us as frequent cruisers to imagine a more ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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onimod

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

**5 star** I think not

Our first cruise with HAL from Fort Lauderdale down to the Caribbean First the crew made up of mainly Indonesian and Filipino absolutely fantastic they can,t do enough for you, that's where the praise stops. The ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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ItaliaCruiser75

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Mostly Premium Experience on the EURODAM

My three sons and I just returned from a 4 day trip on the EURODAM. The ship was doing an unusually short cruise for her, 4 days, to get her back on schedule after her just completed 10 day drydock in Freeport. The ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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fltam

6 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Time - Beautiful Ports

This is our second cruise on Holland America and we had a wonderful time! It was a short cruise, only 4 days. We visited Nassau Bahamas (where we had our honeymoon many years ago)...and Key West and Half Moon Key ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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lewsyl

1 Review Written

Celebrating Me

Just the facts: Day 1: Flight on-time leaving city. Arrived in Fort Lauderdale (the Saturday before embarkation as planned), followed instructions to call hotel for courtesy van to hotel, only to find out that I ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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purplenorway

8 Reviews Written

Three Days Was Not Enough!

Pre-Cruise, Embarkation & Cabin We booked the Eurodam 3 day October 15 cruise about two weeks before the sailing because of the great price on an inside category N cabin! About a week later, we were upgraded ...
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Sail Date October 2008


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steelcity5044

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Zuiderdam - Bahamas

Hi. Just returned from 4 night Bahamas cruise aboard Zuiderdam and here are my thoughts and opinions: Pre-stay and Embarkation: Flew down from Pittsburgh on Friday 1/28 on USA 3000. Nice trip and even had free tv ...
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Sail Date January 2005


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seacruiser

1 Review Written

Westerdam - Bahamas

This was the Westerdam North American inaugural cruise. It was a cruise with Mr. Kruse, the president of Holland America. It was a preview of the new enhancements on Half Moon Cay, HAL's private island. The ...
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Sail Date December 2004


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TammyP

1 Review Written

Westerdam - Bahamas

We did the five day Bahamas cruise on the Westerdam January 3  8, 2006. I apologize for the length of this review, but I wanted to give every tidbit of information I could, in case other cruise rookies happened to ...
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Sail Date January 2006


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bausemer

4 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Oosterdam - Bahamas

My first comment is to state I will never sail on Holland America again!! The cruise we took was on Feb 8th to the Bahamas, St. Martin, Tortola. The cabin category was a Deluxe Verandah Suite. (Only 60 on this ...
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Sail Date February 2004


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drahcir

2 Reviews Written

Westerdam - Bahamas

Overall, a brief, but very good trip. The ship was wonderful, on a rather short itinerary. The trip got off to a good start. we learned were upgraded from an obstructed standard stateroom to one on the Verandah ...
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Sail Date January 2005


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