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Holland America Line Pacific Coastal Cruise Reviews

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39 Holland America Line Pacific Coastal Cruise Reviews


Travelogue604 avatar

Travelogue604

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lacking Entertainment and Excitement

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It is our first Holland America cruise. We knew it is more for mature passengers but we didn't care as we just wanted to try the Mexico Riviera cruise and the timing was right. We embarked from Vancouver and our ...
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Sail Date October 2019


BetsyT avatar

BetsyT

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

A lovely cruise

We took this cruise with another couple, long-time friends and traveling companions, booking two balcony cabins with adjoining doors and balconies, and we had a very good time. We were nervous about the weather ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Don and Char avatar

Don and Char

11 Reviews Written

101 Helpful Votes

A very nice short voyage!

Our voyage on the MS Volendam was short, but sweet! This ship is still in very good shape. It is scheduled for another retrofit next month. We flew to Vancouver to join the ship on it's transition from Alaska to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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krishnamg1

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

What a let down

We had used Holland America about 14 years and decided to give it a try once again as a lot of our friends were going on this cruise and it was just a 1 day cruise Embarkation:- we had arrived at about 3 the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


arlaroy avatar

arlaroy

7 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Interesting ship with great amenities

We choose this cruise just out of convince and having never tried Holland America in the past we saw the 1 night cruise as a great opportunity to compare it to past cruises on Norwegian, Princess, and Royal ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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thyme2go

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Most likely last time for HAL...... : (

I chose this short cruise to introduce a 'newb' to cruising. It was intended to give her a taste of cruising.......more than a one day overnight repositioning. By the time you add airfare to SF, and cost to get ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ToXS

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruise impressions

Holland America Eurodam, Sept 29, 2018, 18-day Circle Hawaii cruise, Seattle to Vancouver, BC Embarkation was very quick, easy, smooth. Luggage arrived quickly enough. Disembarkation was the same, but then we ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Cruiseimust

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

4 NIGHT CRUISE

Holland America Line - Nieuw Amsterdam Sept-Oct 2018 I thought to myself what a great way to arrive in San Diego from Vancouver for those who don't care to fly, and quite reasonable especially if your prime goal ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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hmbboomer

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Uncomfortable cabin; dark depressing ship

Wanted a break so we took a repositioning cruise from SF to Vancouver, which we have done before on Princess. It's a nice trip; leave out the Golden Gate; one day at sea and come through Juan de Fuca, the San Juans ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mazda *

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First time

Saw this cruise on a tv show with Jane McDonald and thought it looked very good. Decided to do it so booked it and also had 3 nights in Vancouver to get over jetlag and make Vancouver ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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CptMurrica

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Absolutely a great cruise for a first timer

My girlfriend, who had been on a cruise before, wanted to treat me to a cruise for my birthday, so we decided that we wanted something relaxing. the ms Eurodam was exactly what we were looking for and more. There ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Bertiecruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable cruise for a second time around

We enjoyed the whole cruise experience on Noordam -HAL, cruise for 15 days over the Christmas New Year period. It was good value for money compared to other cruise line offerings for the same period. We have cruised ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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ladybugsrule

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Alaska with friend

I had previously traveled on Holland for a 19 day Panama Canal Cruise which I thoroughly enjoyed. This cruise was good - we had a mini suite - two twin beds and a sofa which didn't pull out to a sofa bed just ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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bluesplayer

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise!

We enjoyed everything on this cruise. The food was wonderful. We often ordered full room dinner service in our cabin and also breakfast where you can order omelets. The food was very enjoyable and served hot. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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glenntogo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Is THIS the new normal??

My wife and I are both retired and have been taking yearly cruise for a number of years. We are 3 Star Mariners and this was number 8 with HAL. Last year, we did our second, end of season Alaska cruise with HAL, out ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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oceans45

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another Good Cruise with Hal

We wanted a short break so sailed from Vancouver to San Diego. We arrived into the bus-train station and used the nearby Skytrain to get to Canada Place, which was very easy to use and inexpensive. We checked in ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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TravelMapleRidge

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Service, Ship could use a face-lift

I traveled with my husband and 3 year old daughter on this 4 day re-positioning cruise. We wanted to try a short cruise with my daughter to see how she liked it before booking something longer. Embarkation went ...
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Sail Date September 2017


eric33 avatar

eric33

5 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Love Holland!

This was our second cruise on Holland. We had done one a month earlier and said we need to go on this line again! After my second cruise, I can say I am a loyal Holland customer already. There are so many things ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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BCranger

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Short but Sweet

We thought we might be taking a risk going on a Holland America cruise with our young children, but felt like we needed a holiday and this itinerary fit the bill. It was a 4 day cruise from San Diego to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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heathman

3 Reviews Written

61 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, had a wonderful time, amazing service!

I booked this cruise in December as a gift to my husband who had, until now, never cruised. We wanted to try a short, 5-day, cruise to make sure he wouldn't become deathly ill from motion sickness and to just give ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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lgnelson13

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Zandaam - Horrible

We chose this cruise for a girls getaway because it was a short cruise and was fairly inexpensive. However, I would have gladly paid more if everything could have been improved. The food in the dining room was, on ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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naomiafc

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Attention to detail is gone... Bad food - some very shoddy service

This is my 3rd Holland America cruise, the first two were also short - but both were great with good food and impeccable service. First I will say that my room steward was STILL amazing; Heri ! Room 3410. Without ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Jellybelly

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice boat but not enough activities

we chose this cruise because we just wanted a short getaway and one that did not involve a long distance plane ride. We ate dinner every night in the dining room and sat at different tables with different people ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Lucyhussey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wasted Time and Money

Wasted vacation of my life. Got the worst cruise ever. Thought we'll have some relaxing ang fun cruise but it was the opposite. I'd been to other cruises and we had a great time and met with some fun people. We ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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WanderingTheWorld

10 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Short Cruise to Seattle from Vancouver

My husband and I are currently living in Vancouver, Canada. At the end of the cruise season, we found this extended weekend itinerary. Also, this trip occurred a couple weeks before my husband's birthday, so it gave ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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