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Holland America Line Seattle Cruise Reviews

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Fine - but not what it used to be

Review for Oosterdam to Pacific Coastal

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jap0nica

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

THE GOOD: Very efficient at embarking and disembarking passengers smoothly. Smiley, welcoming and attentive staff. Very clean and comfortable stateroom. Good entertainment (we watched the dancers). Several choices of bars and lounges, all with excellent service. Pretty good food. NOT SO GOOD: I couldn't help compare this ship with the one I sailed on 20 years ago. It was nothing like ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Very fun

Review for Oosterdam to Pacific Coastal

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*Flipper123

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I wanted to try a 1 day cruise and it was really more work getting packed and it was over the moment I woke up. However we did upgrade to the Pinnacle Suite which was a lot of fun, and fairly affordable considering this was only one night. The golden marble in the bathroom was beautiful and it is much more tasteful than the newer HAL Pinnacle Suites, however the furniture is silly and the shower ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Pinnacle Penthouse Verandah Suite

Traveled with children


What a let down

Review for Eurodam to Pacific Coastal

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krishnamg1

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 embarkation process was very smooth and we were on this ship in less than 15 minutes. We did find it odd that held on to our passport and Green card and gave us a receipt for just the ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Very comfortable Alaskan cruise

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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Brklynguy

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We were a party of four (my wife and I and my brother and his wife, all late 60’s early 70’s) and we booked Neptune suites on either side (port and starboard) of the Neptune Lounge entrance. That way you don’t miss any views and one side always gets the sun. However, if you have to pick one side starboard is better as you spend more time on the veranda coming back. The weather was mostly very ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Veranda Suite


Twice in 2019

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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SACAZ

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

First review on cruise critic prompted by reading so many negative reviews on this forum. We sailed on the Oosterdam in May and again in September 2019. Loved it so much will probably sail the same trip again in 2020. I think the key to understanding what cruise line to choose is research. Party animal? Active kids? Love raucous crowds? Holland America is not for you. We love quiet. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Classy Oosterdam

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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drbcwp

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Our 37th cruise but our first trip to Alaska. How could it have been better? Uber dropped us off at the front door at 12:15, in our cabin at 12:35. Holland really knows how to get you on and off the ship. The ship was a little smaller than our last HAL cruise on the Koningsdam. Our room was so big that we could not see the TV to pick movies, had to use binoculars. We like to sit outside a ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Lovely ship, friendly & courteous service

Review for Eurodam to Alaska

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Lynnspkrs

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Alaska & Glacier Bay itinerary. I've been on 7 cruises to Alaska, this was the first time for a good friend. I'm a 2 star Mariner on HAL, and like their no hassle approach, no hard up selling etc. Food was good in the MDR for the most part and excellent in the Tamarind and Pinnacle Grill. Great service from waiters and cabin steward. My one reservation with HAL nowadays is the lack of daytime ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Lovely, relaxing cruise with spectacular scenery

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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operakatz

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I chose this itinerary for the Hubbard glacier. My original cruise plans (was planning to sail r/t from Vancouver) got disrupted, so opted for easier Seattle embarkation). I originally booked an aft-facing deck 4 verandah and TA sent an upgrade offer about 2 weeks prior to embarkation for a Neptune, which I took. I had taken a very similar itinerary last year on Eurodam in an oceanview, but really ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


55 year anniversary cruise

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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Still vertical

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Visited wifes family in Tacoma and booked Holland to see Sitka and Hubbard Glacier and to see what Holland has to offer compared to other cruise lines. Very little action in pre cruise comments and no interest in a meet and greet. The cruise itself followed this scenario as it was most uneventful and very subdued. The ship design does not appear conducive to a lot of social activity as ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great low key cruise with beautiful scenery

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

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vintageyz

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was a great, low key trip to Alaska on the Oosterdam. We had cabin 4006. The cabin is at the front of the ship. It was clean and a nice size cabin. No bath tub but we didn't miss the tub at all. The cabin is near the side thruster, external door, and main stage. It was generally quiet, but there were times when engines, entertainment, or door drop were very noticable. Food was good across the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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