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Holland America Line Copenhagen Cruise Reviews

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Beautiful Ship, Great Room. Wish There Were More Sea Days

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Transatlantic

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psberg
10+ Cruises

I booked this cruise (along with the preceding 10 day cruise to Scandinavia and Germany) one month before boarding. It was a fabulous price so we decided to go for it even though we had to fly to Copenhagen from Hawaii, and had to take the Covid 19 test in Copenhagen a couple of days before boarding. We are 4 star Mariners and this was our 10th cruise on HAL, our first in 4 years. Overall, I ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


Covid on board, destroyed vacation!

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Baltic Sea

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Danishtravellers
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Before booking and prior to sailing I triple-checked that masks were NOT mandatory. Because my tonsils have been removed (badly) as a child I have a problem with airco and wearing facemasks. I would not book a cruise if I needed to wear one, as it totally destroys our vacation. Upon arrival on the ship it became clear that: MASKS MUST BE WORN everywhere at all times, except when ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


HAL's service shines on this ship

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Baltic Sea

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MaLady100
10+ Cruises

Overall a great cruise. Ship was in wonderful condition, service was outstanding and food was good. Love the glassed in shower! Tendering in some ports was a bit rough (lines and delays) but that was due mostly to the weather. HAL's strength is in their staff. Never encountered any staff who were grumpy or said no! They all seemed happy to be back to work. Captain is entertaining and runs a tight ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with children


Loved the Baltic! We will come back and do it again.

Review for Zuiderdam to Baltic Sea

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Ladybug42
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose the Zuiderdam for the Baltic cruise because we wanted an itinerary that had us in St Petersburg for two days since we wanted to more fully explore that port. We also wanted a smallish ship because we don’t want to contend with the number of people on the large ships and some of the small ships get too pricey. We chose wisely. We had an amazingly experience and among our group of 6 with ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Magnificent Cruise of Northern Isles and the Baltic

Review for Zuiderdam to Baltic Sea

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cruisersenior
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Zuiderdam - The Ship Older ship, but renovated in 2017. Maintenance is never ending for ships. Each port day we observed, scraping, painting and power washing. And, yet, there still are areas of rust and wear. But, overall, the ship was well maintained. Deck crew worked hard, long days. A few of the public rooms were too small for their intended purpose. For example: BB King ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Northern Isles beauty

Review for Zuiderdam to Baltic Sea

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kimlew
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The Northern Isles cruise was a great 14 day tour of Nordic country and history in Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Shetland Island and Scotland. The cruise had 5 full days in Iceland, longer than most tours. My husband and I went early to tour Copenhagen/Sweden. Copenhagen has so many wonderful things to see you could easily spend 5 days just in that site alone. We took a fjord cruise and shopped in ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Too many problems in Zuiderdam

Review for Zuiderdam to Baltic Sea

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2Danish
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

ITINERARY is the reason to pick Holland America Line. However, we both came home sneezing and coughing because of the airco in the cabin that is placed right over the bed and cannot be shut off. This was also the case two years ago when we also sailed with Zuiderdam but we figured this major problem would have been solved after the ship had been refurbished. But NO. We were certainly not the ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great ports but HAL's food and service not so much

Review for Zuiderdam to Baltic Sea

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Janric
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I'd have given this cruise an overall raging of 5 were it not for HAL cheating out on food, service and entertainment. Food was almost always JUST warm. No flavour and boring, I brought my own garlic powder is that's an indication. Wine staff are ill equipped to offer any advice and are mostly bored with the job. We usually like to attend the Sip and Savour but after one, we stayed away ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Holland America has lost its core values

Review for Zuiderdam to Europe - British Isles & Western

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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


Worst cruise out of twenty on which we have sailed!

Review for Zuiderdam to Baltic Sea

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jah112
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose the cruise because of the advertised itinerary. HOWEVER, port times were on the average 3 hours shorter than stated in sales brochures. Four ports were on holiday or Sunday-nothing was open, and experiences were limited. Worst--Cherbourg, France docked on Sunday no rental cars were available all tours had been booked before we purchased the cruise, So my plans to visit the DDay beaches ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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