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First Time Eurodam traveler

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Eurodam

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first timer18
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise so expectations were high. First and foremost all crew members were welcoming, kind, professional and very helpful. The stateroom had a veranda which was perfect, however, the bathroom shower curtain had some mold on it and should have been replaced. Housekeeping cleaned the room two times daily and did a good job. The Lido deck was crowded and often times it was a ...
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Sail Date: April 2024


Loved Koningsdam

Review for a Pacific Coastal Cruise on Koningsdam

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NJoynCruisin
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

It was our 5th cruise on Holland. We had been sailing Royal since pandemic, but got a casino offer from Holland. We've always enjoyed Holland and this gave us a chance to get our foot in the door. We booked Club Orange and were not disappointed. Booked Have It All, probably not do in future, we get drinks in casino. We were worried after posts said drinks were only for 1 person, but they were ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Not a great experience

Review for a Asia Cruise on Westerdam

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KateApril1303
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

12 years ago we started our first cruise with this line (to Norway) and we loved it , after few cruises with other lines we decided to go back to Holland America , because of our first good experience with them. This time we were unpleasantly surprised that for 12 years the standards have dropped significantly , instead of improving. On the first minute of the cruise we were very disappointed to ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Flawless

Review for a Mexican Riviera Cruise on Koningsdam

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Henri Pavlov-Hsu
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Another flawless dash down to Mexico and back home, and now some fresh feedback for the Bridge, as well as words for future guests. First, the staff of course. Predictably, guests are treated like gold; food is varied and superior to anything our party generally enjoys while home-bound; services from pingpong scholarship to spa, from massage to informing linedance tendencies... All of it, ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Traveled with children


Nice ship, very good service. So-so entertainment.

Review for a Mexican Riviera Cruise on Koningsdam

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daktam
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

Very nice ship, with lots of space per passenger, and quiet places to sit with views of the water. Very good service in cabin and restaurants. Disappointing entertainment; Lincoln Center no longer offered, and main stage entertainment was mediocre. Boarding process was uncomfortable, due to 2 ships at pier in San Diego, forcing us to wait 1.5-2.5 hours in the cold, rainy weather until we ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Never Again!

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam

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DruAR
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Let me first start off with the good: The crew was very nice on the ship (except the guest services). They pamper you like you are a Saint, even if you do not want it. The ship was clean and neat. They communicated very well with the guests on all activities and upcoming shows. There were plenty of elevators and the ship was not overly crowded. The rooms were good size and the internet was decent. ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Traveled with children


An average cruise which could have been better

Review for a Asia Cruise on Westerdam

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Cruise traveller 1234
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Overall a very mediocre cruise - nothing special Cruised with Holland America 10 years ago and it's not as good then. The points: 1) We were also charged for Crew Appreciation even though our Have It All package booked through IGLU stated this was included. It was only removed after we queried this with Guest Relations, although we did tip the cabin staff personally. 2) During the cruise, ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Poor standard and organisation

Review for a Asia Cruise on Westerdam

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Algolfer
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We’re do I start, this our first cruise and our last with Holland America. First the good, outside cabin good with great steward; have it all package good value and Wi-Fi actually worked throughout the ship. Specially dining was excellent. Band in the rolling stone lounge excellent but that’s about it. Dining in the main venues was an experience to be missed. Lack of organisation and it appeared ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Blah trip. Decline in service, food, value.

Review for a Caribbean - Southern Cruise on Eurodam

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idyltimelg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our fourth HAL cruise, and we were very disappointed. Holland America has been wonderful in past years, and we have extolled it's virtues, but this Eurodam cruise seemed understaffed, and the service was lackadaisical at best. We booked a Signature Suite but found that it was just a larger verandah stateroom with absolutely no "suite" amenities. Upon initial boarding, there was no ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Expected more - Got a whole lot less.

Review for a Asia Cruise on Westerdam

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briansnel
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cruising is a game of expectations as with most things in life. Having previously sailed on freestyle ships, that are often looked down on, we expected a little more from our first Holland America experience. So this review is more related to how we were disillusioned with “traditional old school” cruising. Embarkation in Hong Kong. Not a drop of water or morsel of a snack for guests waiting ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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