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Holland America Line Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
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Port Canaveral (Orlando)

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20 Holland America Line Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews


omisamoyed avatar

omisamoyed

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Holland America seems to be in a subtle decline, judging from this cruise.

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Smoking Policy. The pre-cruise literature, website, and the Welcome booklet each proclaim (promise) “all … verandahs are non-smoking.” Our friend’s verandah was totally unusable because of incessant cigar ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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PBJGRL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most Relaxing Vacation Ever

My husband and I took our first cruise on HAL MS Eurodam. We booked an SC Suite Guarantee. I am in my early 40's and he is in his early 30's. We brought 8 bottles of champagne(always do it right) aboard and pre ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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checklady724

3 Reviews Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

The Zaandam is a beautiful ship. Small and elegant. The public spaces were tastefully decorated and and the cabins were not too small. The bathtub was very small, almost a washtub. The service in the main dining ...
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Sail Date November 2004


popdog avatar

popdog

3 Reviews Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

This was our fifth cruise and second with Holland America. Our previous experience with HAL was in March on the Zuiderdam. We booked this cruise about 3 weeks after returning. Some of you may have read our Zuiderdam ...
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Sail Date November 2004


ramona avatar

ramona

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

As would-be first time cruisers, my husband and I debated for several weeks whether or not we should even take a cruise vacation. Weighing concerns over claustrophobia (a red herring worry) and seasickness (ditto, ...
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Sail Date November 2004


Martin Evans avatar

Martin Evans

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

My wife and I took the Mar 5th sailing for seven days to Road Town, St. Thomas, and Half Moon Cay. We are around 40. This was our second cruise (Royal Caribbean 3 day before). Overall, we loved our cruise. It was ...
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Sail Date March 2005


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mickeytheb

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

The Suite Life! This was my 7th cruise w/HAL and they finally got it all exactly right. No kidding. And this was following a cruise on the Maasdam that was so bad that we swore 'Never again!'(a little more on that ...
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Sail Date February 2005


shipaholic avatar

shipaholic

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

We are inexperienced cruisers and this was only our 2nd cruise, having done an Eastern itinerary on the Zuiderdam in Feb. '03 as our first experience. We were so impressed with HAL's service, the quality of the ...
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Sail Date March 2004


jeffyd avatar

jeffyd

2 Reviews Written

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

The bottom-line is that the Zaandam is a great ship and we thoroughly enjoyed our cruise. This was the second year in a row where we took the Zaandam cruise over our Easter break. Last year it was a 4 day cruise to ...
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Sail Date April 2004


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belgianchocolate

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

I'm going to try to give my objective opinion about my B2B on the beautiful MS Zaandam. All in all we had a wonderful time and would sail her again in a heartbeat! Transfer: We took Basik Shuttle who picked us up ...
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Sail Date March 2004


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Arubalisa

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

Zaandam Christmas Cruise 12/18/04 - 12/28/04 Us -- We are a family of 11- 4 adults- late 30s-early 40s, 2 adults mid 60s, 1 great grandmother -- 90+ and 4 children -- girls 15, 12, 10 & 8. Family cruise history: ...
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Sail Date December 2004


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starchase

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

This was our 4th cruise. We did have a great time on this sailing (December 11th through the 18th). We have sailed NCL (the Seaward before its elongation), then Royal Caribbean (Rhapsody of the Seas), and 4 years ...
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Sail Date December 2004


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pboedeker

11 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

This was our 28th cruise. Our first HAL. We had a group of 6. Two parents in their 40's with four college age daughters (18-21). 1. Dining room staff, possibly as good as Celebrity. Enchanting personalities, quick ...
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Sail Date March 2005


Olive avatar

Olive

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

Zaandam 12/27/03 - 1/3/04 (new year's cruise) Cat BB (cabin 6101 - first cabin near the bow on Verandah deck) I sailed on Zaandam with a group of 14 friends and family for New Years eve. We flew into Jacksonville, ...
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Sail Date December 2003


mb87 avatar

mb87

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

I've been on 3 other cruises prior to going on the MS Zaandam. I was very disappointed with the "5-star" cruise and could not wait to get home. Something that is very unusual for me since I love the Caribbean. The ...
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Sail Date October 2004


Roz avatar

Roz

6 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

This was my fourth cruise (third on HAL), and by far my best overall cruise experience. I chose this itinerary and ship based mainly on the low single supplement for an inside guarantee cabin. My trip began the ...
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Sail Date December 2004


firstimer avatar

firstimer

3 Reviews Written

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

We approached our first cruise with some trepidation after hearing stories of stomach ailments and unavoidable weight gain. Our fears were unfounded. Our experience on the elegant Zaandam was most enjoyable and ...
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Sail Date December 2004


Mickey1 avatar

Mickey1

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

This was actually my very first cruise experience! Before we set sail, I read some of the posted reviews, so I wanted to share my thoughts as well. We sailed on HAL's Zaandam ship to the Eastern Caribbean in ...
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Sail Date December 2004


Mary avatar

Mary

18 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Zaandam - Eastern Caribbean

My husband and I are in our late 40's/50's. We were looking for a quiet getaway - to read and relax and found it on the Zaandam. A small ship by new standards, but the best service from the cabin steward and dining ...
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Sail Date November 2004


DJP avatar

DJP

1 Review Written

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

This was our 8th cruise, but first on Holland America and we are ready to go again! The Zaandam was in excellent condition and definitely a cut above the ships we had sailed on NCL, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. ...
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Sail Date November 2004


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