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Holland America Line Gay & Lesbian Cruises Cruise Reviews

8:10 all closed, should have closed at 9
Huge balcony in our room which incredible vistas!
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Wow...Wow...Wow. Such a great experience on our first HAL cruise to Alaska!

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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SRQtravel
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We booked this cruise a while back, hoping that Covid would be a distant memory. We had tried Carnival (too mess/noisy), Norwegian (Liked it a lot if only a little antiseptic) and took a shot at Holland America. Our room was lovely (Neptune Suite) with an enormous living room area, big bathroom, a dressing room for all my lady-crap and closets for days. We even had a teak dining table on the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Will book again

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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one-world
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Most of the staff is very kind on a regular base. When it comes to complaints at the front desk (disputing charges for excursions we did not book and participate) staff appears to be stressed and less friendly. Food in the main restaurant was good, but spare ribs could not be cut or chewed from the bones. The navigator app did not always work when mostly needed to show room key barcode, ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Pleasant cruise but some concerns

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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xdcr
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I originally booked a class I inside. As sailing approached Emails with upgrades started appearing. Each one lowered the upgrade price and the final was $50 to a window, $149 to a verandah and $1300 to a suite. I was placed in an outside room with a floor to ceiling window on deck 4. It was mostly obstructed by a lifeboat but the natural light was nice. Food and beverage were both better than ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Frustrating

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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rsldonk
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My only real complaint was the lack of any real activity for the kids. The loft was only open 1 time per day, at 10 pm. My kids were bored because all the other stuff HAL has is more geared to seniors. I love cruising HAL for this, because it tends to be more laid back, but for this cruise it was a giant drawback. As far as entertainment, Carlos was a superstar. The various gameshows and ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with children


Nice to be back on a cruise

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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Sharon45069
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I choose this cruise for the itinerary. We loved our suite except for the terrible bed. All of the staff on board were so happy to be back. The food was not up to Holland's standards. no cream for our coffee, very poor quality beef, The only really good meal was in Rudy's Sel de Mer and Tamarind. I do have to say that staffing is still an issue for the cruise line. This could explain some of ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Veranda Suite


Great Ship...unsettling ride

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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malibu51
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I had recently taken a cruise up the coast of California on the Celebrity Summit. It appeared that they had cut corners on food, cabin fitness, staffing and all aspects of the experience. More cost, much less given. Not so for the Eurodam !. Fabulous service, amazing food and variety, great logistics for embarkation and debarkation. (word to the wise, if check in begins at noon, come two hours ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Worst cruise ever.

Review for Eurodam to Pacific Coastal

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Theresa Mitchell
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Paid for services not provided. The whole week the food was cold 95% of the time, fries cold like they just came out of the fridge, no options for food allergies or representatives did not understand, advertised room service but no one answered. I got sick the first day as food representative told me food was gluten free and turns out it was not. Days on port were cut hours and excursions ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


HAL not on their game!

Review for Zuiderdam to Mexican Riviera

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Jgail
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We love to cruise! We chose this 14 day cruise with HAL because of the number of days at sea and the closer proximity to where we live. The ports of call were great--the Sea of Cortez, San Diego Santa Barbara, Victoria and Vancouver. I dislike writing negative reviews. We will always make the most of our cruises, and generally make our own fun. Here is what I wrote on the survey to HAL. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Staff annoying for the most part...food not bad...Everything clean

Review for Eurodam to Caribbean - Southern

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Queenie815
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our cabin steward was great and our dining room waiters are great but the pool attendants and buffet attendants left a lot to be desired. The main problem that we encounter with Holland American is that there are pool chair hogs with chairs being blocked out and no attendant is interested in sorting this out.. On one afternoon I counted 222 chairs across from us that never had anyone in them ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


3.75 stars Average - Good 2/27/2022 • 35-day Hawaii & Tahiti

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

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canaturelover55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Background: Nov 2021 we went on our second HAL1 week Mexican Rivera cruise on the Koningsdam from San Diego. Fun, high energy good cruise. Would repeat. In June 2015 we were on our first Holland America cruise on the Zuiderdam for 33 days: 29 ports, 13 countries from Barcelona to Rome. Inside cabin. We had a wonderful time with the ports, fellow cruisers, food, music etc. we would ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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