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Holland America Line Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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Ships are having a tough time

Review for Eurodam to Transatlantic

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Walker lady
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Love crossings. But, hate masks. Also, many cabin issues (toilet overflowed, shower flooded bathroom, water from shower saturated carpet outside door, etc). Were given $200 room credit but on next to last day and had to spend onboard. Crew, as always, was amazing. Of everyone I encountered, only one clerk in the shops could stand a better attitude. EVERYONE else was helpful. Lido personnel ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Trans-Atlantic Crossing 2021

Review for Eurodam to Transatlantic

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JudithAbbott
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

The passengers on this cruise seemed to fall into two broad categories: people who were using credits from cruises cancelled during Covid and people who just aren't willing to fly. I fell into the first category. I enjoy just being on the ocean, sailing somewhere, anywhere. What's there not to like? The people in the second category did not expand on the reasons why they spent 2 weeks making a ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


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


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


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


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


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