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

Holland America Line
Oosterdam
Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

9

Very Good

6

Poor

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Romantic Cruises

18

Family Cruises

17

Senior Cruises

14

Repositioning Cruises

4

Cruises for the Disabled

4

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


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socalhiker

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service and fun Mediterranean Cruise!

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My husband and I just turned 40, so we decided to celebrate by booking a Mediterranean Cruise! We had a great Alaskan cruise with Holland America a few years ago, so we decided to go with them again. And we're glad ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Idahomom

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not the cruise we were hoping or planning on

We selected this cruise to celebrate my husband's retirement. The combination of ports and transatlantic cruise was the perfect fit and the time of year was just what we were hoping for. We flew into Venice a ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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newtocruiseinblue

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Mediterranean Tapestry Cruise on the Oosterdam

We had an absolutely amazing cruise on Holland America Oosterdam on September 9th – the 12-night Mediterranean Tapestry We loved the service on the ship, the size of the ship and our fellow passengers. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Saltydip

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not Perfect

We chose the Rome to Venice Twelve day itinerary for the ports of call in Greece. Boarding and departure were handled very well with lots of directions and assistance. Food was very good but the main dining room was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Curlsgirl21

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Best way to see many exciting ports!

We chose this cruise for two reasons: price and port intinerary. We were not disappointed! We went on a 12 night Mediterranean cruise with only 1 sea day. This was a cruise to be active and see many European cities. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Belizeitornot

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

HAL Oosterdam hit all the marks on this Mediterranean cruise!

My wife and I chose to cruise with HAL based on the excellent itinerary offered from Barcelona to Venice and all the amazing ports in between. We have taken 28 cruises prior to this cruise on June 5, 2018 with ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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sgermanmd

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, HAL has slipped a little

12-day cruise from Venice to Barcelona. Although the ship was supposedly upgraded, we noticed immediately that almost all of the interior elevators had torn, peeling, scratched, damaged wallpaper. Service in Main ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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moorerf

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

It was all good

My husband and I planned this cruise 11 months out and chose it for its ports and time of year. We splurged and booked a Neptune suite. The ship was in great shape, the crew were friendly and eager to please, the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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circum95

5 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Great cruiseline if one knows how to avoid some pitfalls

Our third cruise, but the first with Holland America Line. Boarding as the usual stressful super heated mayhem. I wish cruise lines could learn something from Middle Eastern air carriers such as Emirates in that ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Sheik

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

A bad experience on the MS Oosterdam

We are 37 and 38 years old and have been on 22 cruises so far. We cruise with Celebrity, Azamara, Oceania and Royal Caribbean. This was our 3rd cruise with HAL and will be our last one. We are easy and always treat ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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icini

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cost and little things.

Last minute choice. Rather overpriced but it did tick the boxes and I enjoyed it greatly, would consider using HAL again if a cheaper alternative did not include the ports I wanted to see. Always managed to find ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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PL56

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Riviera Cruise with Holland America

My husband and I have cruised many times, but never with Holland America. We chose them as we liked the Riviera itinerary and it certainly did not disappoint, nor did the Oosterdam. The ship has just been re-done ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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ZekeC5

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Rome to Venice 2016

Always enjoy the service and accomodations on Holland America. First group to set sail after it had been in dry dock with 2 weeks of upgrades. A beautiful ship with a great transformation. The Northern Lights bar ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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iluvlabbies

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Mediterranean Cruise

We had wanted to take a Mediterranean cruise for our 30th wedding anniversary. Since we own 4 weeks with Marriott, we were able to use our vacation club points to choose this cruise. We booked this in the summer of ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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tthdoc1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

HAL and the Oosterdam are awesome

This was our 8th HAL cruise and second time on the Oosterdam. Perfect size ship (82K tons, 2200 passengers) and has recently been renovated (built in 2003). Never felt like we were on a crowded cruise ship. We had ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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meriberi

4 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Provence and Riviera on the Elegant Oosterdam

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, which included the Riviera, several stops in Provence, and a stop for the Alhambra (although Granada was quite a distance from Almeria, it was worth the trip). We are 2 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Red Sox

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Bucket List Cruise

Nothing really negative to say about this cruise.We got on and off without any problems,the cabin was was great and the service thruout the ship was the best. We toured each and every port and had a great time in ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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lilybob

8 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

No rating

Mediterranean Moments

Mediterranean MomentsOur Iberian flight left Washington D.C. for Venice on the evening of June 22nd allowing an extra pre-cruise day to explore this beautiful city.  We decided to stay a little off the beaten path ...
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Sail Date June 2009


Oosterdam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.8
Family4.03.7
Enrichment4.53.5
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.9
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