Let me begin by saying that we've cruised with Holland since 2005; certainly not as long as many of you, but long enough for us to be able to draw some comparisons. For reference, this is our 22nd cruise and our second time aboard the ... Read More
Having read previous reviews of the Veendam our expectations were not that high but we were very pleasantly surprised and well pleased by the crew of the Veendam. Yes she is an older ship, elevators might be a bit slow and a few other ... Read More
If you're cruising to Bermuda , you can't do better then sailing on the Veendam . Berthing in Hamilton for 3 nights instead of at the Royal Dockyards is a real advantage . Veendam is old and small but the quality of food and entertainment ... Read More
The ship had no A/C in main dining room or in my cabin. The solution was a noisy box fan. Not much cooler with the fan. Two days the room had a strong oil smell. No solution to that problem. The smell was extremely strong at night when ... Read More
This was for a cruise from Boston to Bermuda, and being a smaller ship, it docked in downtown Hamilton, a delightful spot, as you could step off the ship and be right in town. As opposed to where the big ships docked which was in Port out ... Read More
I frequently cruise with Holland America. This Cruise to Bermuda was very enjoyable, but the ship itself needs some TLC. The A/C was a problem in many cabins, and public areas. I was traveling with two other couples, and their cabins ... Read More
We had never sailed out of Boston before, so since we live 20 miles north of the city we thought this would be so much more enjoyable than flying to Florida first.
Very easy and fast embankment, just 1 hour from our house we were in our ... Read More
we chose this cruise because of the location in Hamilton, Bermuda. We loved being in the midst of things with the J Boats being docked nearby at the Princess Hotel and the ferry service over to the Dockyard where the America's Cup boats ... Read More
This is the second time on this ship. The first time was 4 years ago boy does it need some tender loving care the boat needs a good paint job rust is coming out everywhere.
One of the things we notice there is no more animation team ... Read More
June 15-24, 2017
(For context: my wife and I are both in our late 60s. This was our 24th cruise since our honeymoon in 1977. We’ve ocean cruised on Eastern Seaboard Line (1), Holland America Line (aka “HAL”) (4), Royal ... Read More
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