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Holland America Line Seattle Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
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Seattle

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382

Very Good

190

Average

102

Poor

42

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102 Holland America Line Seattle Cruise Reviews


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Lynnspkrs

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship, friendly & courteous service

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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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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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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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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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pduncan

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautiful scenery; so-so cruise

I chose this cruise because of the chance to see the Inner Passageway up close, and because it sailed round-trip from Seattle. Visits (and excursions) in both Juneau and Sitka were beautiful and worthwhile; ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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kooledd

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

"Good Old Days are gone"

Just returned from the 7 day Alaska cruise. This was the first time on HAL but have over 12 cruises on other lines. It been several years since our last cruise so the comparison is from over time. Last cruised ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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WanderingTheWorld

10 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Excellent ports. Boring ship.

My husband and I are an active couple in our 30's/40's. Last summer, we took an Alaskan cruise on HAL's Eurodam. We really enjoyed that experience ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Educ8rkids

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Upgraded Cabin Not Worth It

We cruise several times a year and this was my first time on Holland America. I was told this line catered to a decidedly older age group and was a quieter ship than say a Carnival cruise. We bid to upgrade from our ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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MollyMcGee

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Pleasant Cruise

Friends and I wanted a cruise that would give us a chance to enjoy each other and be a bit pampered. The Eurodam roundtrip to Mexico from their home town in San Diego was exactly what we wanted. After several ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ToXS

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruise impressions

Holland America Eurodam, Sept 29, 2018, 18-day Circle Hawaii cruise, Seattle to Vancouver, BC Embarkation was very quick, easy, smooth. Luggage arrived quickly enough. Disembarkation was the same, but then we ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Marty1970

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

MS Eurodam customer service

Multiple other cruises. First time on holland America. This trip - Charles Stanley inspiration cruise to Alaska. Poor guest service. Long food lines. Dinner sat at a table for 6. When other guests arrived 1 hour ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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dave down under

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The itinerary was great, the ship was boring, very little entertainment

The Grand Alaskan appealed to me as I had plenty of time and was in hurry to get home. The itinerary was brilliant, loved it, all the ports and glaciers. The ship is beautiful, food and service terrific, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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bluegiraffe

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

"Rocky" cruise

This was our third Alaskan cruise, and definitely the most uneven experience. Pros: Smaller ship Great itinerary Excellent service in the Lido and from housekeeping staff Naturalist onboard ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Barefoot&Brit

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Mixed bag

My cousins had never cruised, so we picked an itinerary they were excited about. Thus, we had the chance to see this cruise through the eyes of our cousins who came with us. We found many areas in need of ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Moonstonebaby

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Alaska, but not Holland America

We were recommended by a friend who lived in Canada. It was our golden wedding so we wanted an unforgettable trip. It was amazing, we had glorious weather and saw glaciers,bears,whales etc. BUT Ship was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Hloretta0310

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Food

Cabin 6001...Most all of our cruises are HAL, as we are 3 star mariners. Since last cruising with HAL, the dining room food choices have decreased. The Lido deck is now serving passengers which is a great idea. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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kissthesnook

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Food and entertainment just OK

This was my second cruise on Holland America, my 10th cruise overall. Husband and I did round trip from Seattle to Alaska. The price was a few hundred below other cruise lines doing this itinerary, and now I know ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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drallard22

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not What They Used to Be....

We have always wanted to venture to Alaska, and the Inside Passage was truly amazing. So many islands, beautiful terrain. Lovely boat, overall, I must say. GREAT: America's Test Kitchen presentations were ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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moonlitejulie

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Just Ok

We did the Alaska route. The ship looked dated inside. We booked a Neptune Suite - and that included the use of the Neptune lounge and concierge for help on all dining reservations, excursions, questions etc. The ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Hummingbird3

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great for Alaska and Family Time

Port of Seattle made it easy for the family. Good way to experience Alaska. Teen rooms were great for the teens (not 13 or 18 though). Lots of food choices and activities. Wish they had more yoga activities ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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SumFish1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Average Cruise

Average cruise, smaller rooms than most cruises, good service, okay food, great entertainment, big outdoor pool (deep), smaller indoor pool (shallow), kind staff. Our TV circuit kept popping, so we did not have TV ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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jumpkutz

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers

My spouse and I chose this cruise because of the promotion by Christian radio group WAYFm. For King and Country, Brandon Heath, Mark Lee of Third Day and Rebecca St. James were the featured artists, and they were ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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nancylu

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Relaxing with needed improvements

This was the first time I was continually disoriented on the ship. The staff, cabin stewards and food servers were fabulous. The downside is the waiting in line for food and beverages. It wasn't until the 4th day ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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tigerlily77

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

overcharging, hair in food, cabin under a storage room = no sleep

Previously had a terrific cruise on Ms Oosterdam from Australia to New Zealand and found the service, the food and the cabin wonderful. Two years later that has changed. Initially it was the cabin, on Deck 1 with ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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momauler

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

The Good and the Bad

Most items associated with our cruise were wonderful. Our state room (verandah) was very nice and our room steward was great. The views were incredible and overall experience was good. There were however several ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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