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Holland America Line Koningsdam Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Pacific Coastal

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"On the negative side, the ship does not contain any glass panoramic elevators; the Crow’s Nest/Explorations contains no library to speak of and the noise from both a coffee bar and regular bar makes quiet reading or board gaming impossible; and the Ocean Bar, usually one of the best venues on other ships, has been relegated to a small strip across from the Pinnacle Grill and Rudi’s Sel de Mer and also contains (I kid you not) slot machines.The Port of Santa Barbara (a place I have longed to visit) has suspended all cruise ship visits until March of 2022, making our scheduled stop in that port impossible and a huge disappointment...."Read More
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Sea Days, Seniors and Some Fun

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Teachers Travel
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Health: Two old ladies went on this cruise and had a great vacation! We are seniors and my friend's husband attended a family wedding on the other side of the country while we sailed the seas. We were concerned about CoVid but decided to trust HAL's commitment to health. We were not disappointed. We wore our masks throughout the cruise, everywhere, except when eating, drinking or in our ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Pinnacle Suite Beware!

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Brat_18
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this short cruise to discover if we liked the Pinnacle Suite before we booked a longer voyage. While spacious and well laid out, the hot tub and music system were broken and unusable. Our friends booked other staterooms and we planned on using the Pinnacle suite for hosting. It's a shame when paying a premium for accommodation that such key amenities are not functional. The staff ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Holland America Lines declining quality & mediocre standards

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Watmadja
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

3 star Mariners, cruised HAL 137 nights, over a decade of loyalty towards HAL. Very disappointed with it’s treatments to loyal guests. Decreased in benefits, increased in “nickel and dime” up charges, gratuity, etc. (Please see photos enclosed). Menu selections mediocre (same old, same old). Cruised 3 times in 2022, same menu rotation, same entertainment line ups. HAL decreases menu ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Belated cruise pre covid

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cudder
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Waited 2 years for return of 25% of monies taken by HAL on the same cruise that was cancelled before covid. Embarkation was hectic as 3 ships were in port at San Diego, however the ship was very clean and the crew were excellent our balcony cabin was nice and stewards were very friendly. We had anytime dining later in the evenings an had nice tables at the rear window the food was very good ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Excellent ship and trip for our return to cruising.

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jennas6514
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We had actually booked a HAL Caribbean cruise in Feb, which we had to cancel, and we switched to the Classic California coast, as we live fairly close to San Diego, and we could drive to the port. This was our first HAL cruise, we weren't certain what to expect, but we wanted to try the line. I was attracted by the Music Walk concept, since I play instruments and love music. Our expectations ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Neptune Suite with Verandah

Traveled with disabled person


Nice ship and good crew

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KayakOtter
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

e had boarding in San Diego. I did all the pre boarding requirements on the HAL website and on VeriFLY. Our boarding pass said that a REAL ID-compliant driver's license was ok BUT the dock personnel did not seem to know that, we got shuffled over to another area and were finally told it was ok and we were allowed onboard. The Koningsdam is a nice ship and seemed to be very clean. We got to our ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Pleasant California Coastal Cruise on a Beautiful Ship

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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were skeptical about cruising on the Konigsdam. This was our twelfth cruise on Holland America and we tend to enjoy the smaller ships (e.g., Zaandam, Westerdam) more than Holland’s larger ships. (Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam). However, when the September cruise we had booked on the Zuiderdam was cancelled, we chose the same itinerary on the Konigsdam. We were pleasantly surprised with the ship ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Verandah


Frustrating communication and app issues, but good crew and entertainment

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AlaskaAlways
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

This was our first time on Holland America, though we've been on their sister line Princess multiple times. We'd heard that HA's food and entertainment were comparable quality, and the disembarkation port was convenient to us, so we decided to give HA a shot. Important note: we are in our early thirties and most of HA's guests are 60 and up. We were clearly the youngest couple on the ship (though ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Spotless ship, fantastic crew but too many Corporate problems plagued this cruise.

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HUNGRYGREEK
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose back to back on the Konningsdam before all of the Zuiderdam early San Diego cruises were cancelled so we ended up being on the first Holland America voyage from San Diego. We expected challenges and Holland America did not dissappoint. Embarkation was the easiest we have ever had. Showed up at 11:30am to drop off luggage (our priority group A1 boarding was 1:pm due to crew ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Great to be back cruising again!

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Csfleury
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are cruisers and were anxious to get back to the seas so we booked the first two itineraries being offered on the Koningsdam in October out of San Diego. The first week was the California coast and the second week was Mexico. This was our third cruise on the Koningsdam and our 10th and 11th HAL cruise. It was nice to know that all passengers had to be fully vaccinated and present a negative ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Large Interior Spa Stateroom


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