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Holland America Line Rotterdam Cruise Reviews

Middle pool, deck 9. Picture is taken from deck 10. Hot tubs here are HOT!
Dutch Cafe - great cream puffs and coffee
Lido Seating
Manicure and Pedicure Spa stations
Cruiser Rating
3.9
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18 Day Voyage of the Vikings

Review for Zuiderdam to Transatlantic

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fatcat12
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Choose this cruise for its itinerary. Ireland / Iceland / Greenland, wow. All cruises have their plus and minuses. Major plus was the limited passengers (under 1700), and the route. Minuses was the disappointment in the food. Signature suite 6055 was nice and roomy. Entertainment good, services great (go find David in the Oceans Bar for the 4-5pm happy hour, he has great ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Mini Voyage of the Vikings

Review for Zuiderdam to Transatlantic

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St Pete Cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ten years ago, 2009, my very first longer cruise was the HAL Voyage of the Vikings. It was 35 days RT from Boston on the Maasdam. It was exciting, and being from Florida, a real delight to escape the heat and see the North Atlantic. So when I wanted to go back and do it again, I found that this cruise had become one of HAL's favorite and pricest itineraries, too rich for my travel budget. ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Voyage of the Vikings and Souvenir Hunters

Review for Zuiderdam to Transatlantic

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ACA Jester
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

As always, this review will try to focus on the little things that might be missed, along with the details that may be overlooked in a broader review. This is especially true for the independent travelers who may wander off and do things on their own in each location. Rotterdam Pre -cruise/ Embarkation: We flew into Amsterdam and took the train to Rotterdam. Sine there were four of us, I took ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Outstanding

Review for Koningsdam to Norwegian Fjords

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talmarom
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Don't listen to all the people who complained. It's a brand new ship that was inaugurated only in May 2016, it looks new,it smells new and it is new! Very good, excellent service, food was beyond expectations. Family room was a little bit crowdy but you don't feel it since the whole day you're out. Plan your shore excursions yourself, otherwise you will have to pay a lot of money. For ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Cabin Type: Family Oceanview Stateroom

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Traveled with disabled person


Netherlands to Egypt

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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wing n
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We flew KLM from Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam on Sept. 4th. for a Sept. 7th. sailing out of Rotterdam. This was the second time in two years we flew KLM to Amsterdam and found them to be outstanding. Very friendly and are constantly serving you something from the time you leave until your arrival. We stayed at the NH Amsterdam Center Hotel and used Priceline to arrive at a $125 per night stay ...
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Sail Date: September 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


The Westerdam 9/7/10: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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airplaneguy888
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

This is such a simple review. There is no bad or ugly. We are "later 60's" seniors from California and evidently easy to please. This was only my second cruise on HAL, the third for my better half. The most recent previous cruise was Celebrity Solstice in the Med last year in October, a great experience. Previous to that was the Maasdam in June last year, Boston to Montreal, also a great ...
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Sail Date: September 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Our fifth Holland American cruise and possibly our last

Review for Westerdam to Europe - British Isles & Western

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marshdc
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We flew from Newark, NJ. to Amsterdam to begin our cruise of the British Isles and were met immediately by the HAL representative. The transfer to the ship was wonderful. However, once at the port I asked myself why I was taking another HAL cruise. Passengers were embarking while others were disembarking, so there was no place for the bus driver to stop. Once in the building, we were told that we ...
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Sail Date: August 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Cruise Around the UK

Review for Westerdam to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Steveinflorida
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose the August departure on the Westerdam from Rotterdam around the UK because of the itinerary and were not disappointed. The weather was (for the most part)accommodating (although the crew had a challenge with tenders in Portree with 50 mph winds and five foot swells. The service was exemplary and the food quite good. The dessert extravaganza was not to be missed. The only negative part was ...
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Sail Date: August 2010

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


Wonderful Norway, poor Westerdam!

Review for Westerdam to Baltic Sea

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CoCoHolland
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Chaos at Rotterdam Cruise Terminal As a loyal HAL cruise guest (this was cruise # 6 this year and all on HAL) I am very disappointed in my most recent experience with their cruise to Norway on the Westerdam. This itinerary was a classic case of ongoing small details adding up to a very mediocre cruise experience. The worst experience happened on the day of embarkation. Rotterdam cruise terminal ...
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Sail Date: July 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


May never again travel on Holland America

Review for Westerdam to Baltic Sea

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drothman
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was my 6th or 7th cruise, and my third with Holland America (prior 2 were to Alaska). This cruise left from Rotterdam for one week in the Norwegian fjords. A good friend, who had only previously cruised on small expeditionary ships joined us as I told her how satisfied I had been with Holland America in the past. To say I was embarrased by Holland America this time is a vast understatement. ...
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Sail Date: July 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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