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Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Caribbean

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18 Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Caribbean

maheron avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice and Relaxing, but Used to be Better


My husband and I have cruised on Holland America a few times. The last two were to the Caribbean although our previous trip was on a different ship. This cruise was wonderful. We loved the ports, the excursions, ...
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Sail Date April 2019

DnLLabbe avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Oosterdam 03/30~04/06 from Florida

Friends had planned their vacation and invited us along...We would go again in a heart beat. Our room was clean, we were catered to, there was plenty of food and so many choices. The staff made us feel catered to. ...
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Sail Date March 2019

shelbyfish avatar


1 Review Written

Wonderful honeymoon trip

This was out first cruise so we were not sure what to expect. We had heard from our friends that Holland America was a very elegant and relaxing cruise line... and they were right! We loved having a relaxing ...
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Sail Date March 2019

beachfan33 avatar


2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great, sunny cruise!

Hollard America Oosterdam Jan 19-26, 2019 Great Cruise! -Had a beautiful cruise on the Oosterdam and lots of sunny, warm days! Embarkation was the best ever! We arrived shortly after 1:00 with no lines ...
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Sail Date January 2019

Mochama1 avatar


1 Review Written

Great Time on Oosterdam

This was our very first time on HAL and we loved it. It’s truly a laid back and relaxing atmosphere. We rented a Retreat Cabana for the week and we absolutely loved it. It was well worth the money. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date January 2019

a.madruga avatar


3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

NA is better

Service st pinnacle grill has a lot to be desired very slow we canceled future dinner reservations and had free Neptune suite breakfasts and only went to two because of the same service problem What made this ...
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Sail Date December 2018

robcressman avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Awesome First Cruise

We chose Holland America for our first cruise experience. We are a newly retired couple who generally prefer land-based vacations. However we decided to try something different for our birthdays (just three days ...
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Sail Date November 2018

sjmno avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience

This was my first cruise on HAL. I was looking for a relaxing, no stress cruise and I got it! The only reason this is a four and not five star rating is because the ship is an older one and shows some signs of ...
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Sail Date December 2018

nohebes avatar


3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Oosterdam was great

I have read reviews about the Oosterdam that she was old and worn out. I found just the opposite, we sailed on Nov. 10-17, 2018 and found the ship was Premo! the food was Premo! the crew was Premo! everything about ...
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Sail Date November 2018

booboocruiser avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes


Our 9th cruise, 2nd on HAL. Our first cruise was on HAL 18 years ago and we've always compared our cruises to that first one. We've been looking forward to cruising on HAL again. We've cruised on Princess, Royal, ...
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Sail Date March 2017

notgoingbacktowork avatar


1 Review Written

Loved it!

We love sailing with HAL, they treat us so well, for seven days, we are treated so well, they just can';t be beat. It's sophistication, class and relaxation. If you want partying an pizazz, and pool parties, this ...
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Sail Date December 2016

melmul avatar


2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great time aboard the Oosterdam

We sailed out of Tampa, Florida on December 9th headed for a seven-day cruise to the western Caribbean. Embarkation was really smooth at this port and with Holland America. We had a beautiful balcony cabin on Deck ...
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Sail Date December 2016

klelliott52 avatar


1 Review Written

Bad service, bad good, the only good thing were the ports

This was our longest cruise and we upgraded to a Neptune Suite A big mistake, service was bad, food was bad, the employees attitudes were bad Was like we were a burden to them more to come later, but we ...
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Sail Date November 2016

Buffett123 avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes


First was not going to write a review since ship is doing a transatlantic and then dry dock but after looking over some of the last reviews I thought they were unfair and totally misleading. This was our 9 cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2016

Pepperharris avatar


1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Overall Disappointing Anniversary Cruise

My husband & I have cruised at least 12 times prior to this on other cruise lines but decided for our 25th anniversary we would book with Holland America based upon their reputation as a 5 star experience. Boy did ...
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Sail Date January 2016

Ayden avatar


4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Old, Tired, and Noisy; Our Review of the Oosterclunk

We returned last night from what will now be referred to as 'the trip from Hell on the Oosterclunk'. I will start out by saying we have taken 28 cruises on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Azamara, and in the ...
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Sail Date December 2015

kevingastreich avatar


8 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes


This was our third Holland America cruise, our first to the Caribbean. Although the Caribbean isn’t my favorite itinerary, Holland America is DEFINITELY my favorite cruise line! We flew in a day early and ...
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Sail Date October 2015

Nymich avatar


3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

November 10-17 Oosterdam Cruise Review

Had a great time on this our fifth Holland cruise. Very slow paced which is what we wanted. They actually cancelled Cap Cana because the waves were just too high to tender in. We ended up going to Samana and we ...
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Sail Date November 2018

Oosterdam Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.8
Value For Money4.03.9
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