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Holland America Line San Francisco Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
San Francisco

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10 Holland America Line San Francisco Cruise Reviews

thyme2go avatar


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

hmbboomer avatar


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

knittinggirl avatar


25 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great Tour Overall, but EXC tours Dropped Overall Rating

Noordam 82318 tons 918 cabins Last Drydock 2018 9/28/2017 Room 6090 The Good Our room was in a great location! Only a few rooms aft of the midship elevator. We had two panoramic midship ...
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Sail Date September 2017

JohnRoots avatar


3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great for a long voyage but on-board activities were lacking

Firstly, we had an amazing 34 night voyage. The crew and friends we made were the best part of the trip. The dining room, restaurants, shops, bars, casino and all of the staff working in these areas were ...
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Sail Date September 2017

olhacker avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Compared to other cruise lines we have sailed with, VERY DISAPPOINTED!

We went with another couple (dear friends) who had never cruised before. I made all of the arrangements, and therefore, felt somewhat responsible for everything surrounding this Panama Canal cruise. The ...
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Sail Date October 2016

Mrsmouse61 avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Gentle Cruising on Repositioning Trip

I was lucky enough to be a guest of my parents for this lovely trip from San Francisco, down the Mexican Coast, through the amazing Panama Canal, and up through Caribbean waters to Ft. Lauderdale. First, I'm now a ...
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Sail Date October 2016

lovetotravel54 avatar


6 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely staff but poor ship and service

We travelled on a 16 day repositioning cruise from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale in September/October. The cruise had good and bad points. Good first :- Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout - nicest ...
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Sail Date September 2010

sailingtheseas55 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A tale of two cruise ships

I would rate the Noordam excellent for the stewards responsible for room, dining, and buffet. The ship was clean, food good and service excellent. BB King club was great. The itinerary, weather and seas were perfect ...
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Sail Date September 2017

TylerRose avatar


9 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

No rating

Prinsendam - Alaska

Just returned from 14 Day Golden Gateway Cruise on board the MS Prinsendam! If you have the opportunity to partake in this itinerary, don't waste another moment debating it. Jump at the opportunity! This limited ...
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Sail Date July 2003

Songhee avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Zuiderdam - Central America/Panama Canal

Embarkation at San Francisco was quick, easy and efficient. Our time for embarkation was 3:00 pm and we arrived shortly after 2:00. No waiting and our luggage arrived in the stateroom before dinner. My only ...
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Sail Date October 2006

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