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Holland America Line Seattle Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
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Seattle

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190

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752 Holland America Line Seattle Cruise Reviews


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TrynitiDejavu

1 Review Written

First Cruise Ever

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I took this cruise with my mother because we had been talking about it for awhile. I was blown away by how much fun this type of vacation was. I will defiantly cruise to Alaska again. I cruised on the Holland ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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patrout38

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Oosterdam in Alaska

This is my first review of a cruise ship. I have been on two previous cruises. One was in 2015 on RCI's Liberty of the Seas, and in 2018 on Holland America's Maasdam. I have to say, for my third cruise, the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Brklynguy

8 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very comfortable Alaskan cruise

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 ...
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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


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drbcwp

3 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Classy Oosterdam

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lynnspkrs

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship, friendly & courteous service

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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fishkane

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Holland America Ripped Us OFF! - Alaska Cruise -

This was my wife's and my brother/sister in law " Cruise of a Lifetime ". Started off fine. Staterooms clean and the cabin staff very nice. Now for the fun parts: - LIDO so full, one could barely walk ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Still vertical

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

55 year anniversary cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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operakatz

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Lovely, relaxing cruise with spectacular scenery

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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vintageyz

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great low key cruise with beautiful scenery

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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stullis

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great family cruise

We had an amazing cruise! We missed Ketchikan, which was very sad but we had a full afternoon and evening in Victoria. We traveled with 10 of us ages 9-79. We had 4 staterooms and I personally had an interior ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Missyjane

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not so good Alaska Trip

This is our 4th HAL cruise. We've been in Alaska few years ago and we loved the scenery. We booked the balcony so we could enjoy the beautiful view, but it was a BIG mistake because we never enjoyed it because of a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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beaming90

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

My Oosterdam Review

My review of the Holland America MS Oosterdam 08/04/19-08/11/19 We flew out of Kansas City International on Sunday morning, the 4th of August on an Alaskan Air flight leaving at 6 AM. The flight was very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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hollyaknight

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Alaska Vacation!

I chose Holland America because the ship size was not so big that I would be lost. My family and I prefer a quieter experience, crowds, crazy dancing and rocking bars not really our thing. Embarkation was a breeze, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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SVBing

9 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Sailing the Ooster in Alaska mid August

Past the “sweet spot”..... timing wise, for sailing Alaska, but weather was really good, considering. We’ve been up that way 6+ times. Arrived day early staying at boutique in Queen Anne neighborhood, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Masticon

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Eurodam 7 day to Alaska - Upgraded from N to VB

Eurodam 7 day to Alaska August 10, 2019 My wife and I decided to take a cruise for our 15th anniversary leaving the kids with grandparents for the week. This is our story. Before the Cruise We had initially ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Tankie

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Dining Poor; Room Stewards Excellent; Tired Ship

This was my 12th cruise. Fourth to Alaska. First on Holland. We chose this cruise because I love Alaska. The scenery is amazing; the excursions can be great, and, if you get great food, service, entertainment ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Rippo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I lost 4 pounds! Food allergies? Get ready to be frustrated...

As someone with Celiac Disease (gluten), I can't begin to tell you my frustration levels for first 3 days. Confusion, lack of training, poor communication and largely indifferent. The exact scenario someone who ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mquiogue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska was incredible, but the Eurodam...

I had cruised with Holland America to Alaska with my father ~10 years ago. I wanted to now share the experience with my son and my wife, so I picked Holland America again. My expectations were high, especially ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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alanfid

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise To Alaska (Inside Passage)....Mostly Good But a Few So So's

First time sailing Holland America. We a frequent Celebrity and RCCL cruisers, but liked the HA Alaska itinerary, plus there were some pricing specials that made this cruise very affordable. We booked a category ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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PKM3

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Expensive, horrible food, poorly operated

I travel extensively and this was the most expensive and one of the worst trips I’ve ever taken. We upgraded to a suite and executive lounge. The lounge service was good but the food stale, pedestrian and you had ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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lascmojo

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Better than Expected (4.5 stars)

This was a very last minute cruise booked within one week of travel. Got a decent price for a partially obstructed stateroom, which was actually larger than I expected. Having just gotten off RCL's Mariner of the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cochral221

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Best Ever!!

This was the best cruise ever! The staff was friendly and very helpful as well as cheerful. The food was delicious and plentiful.Every evening it was arranged with care and lovely.Our dining staff was wonderful, ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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chowderbsk

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

First time on HAL for a charter to Alaska!

My partner and I, 55 and 58 gay men, decided pretty last minute to do this Alaska Explorer 7 night charter. We were able to get a good deal booking with the charter as we are alumni with many past cruises with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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twoapplesaday

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Trip!

This was a wonderful vacation with siblings. The food was amazing! I tried Duck for the first time and absolutely loved it. The Pinnacle Grill was great! The Cannaletto was awesome! I did feel there was a bit ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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