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Holland America Line Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
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Western Caribbean
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426 Holland America Line Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews


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mholder

3 Reviews Written

Good but not Great

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We've cruised Royal Carib, Princess, Norwegian, and Carnival in the past. I would put say that the Zuiderdam was better than Carnival and Norwegian, the same as Royal Caribbean, but not quite as nice as princess. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Travel N

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Nice Smaller ship interior Stateroom J1064

1. Room # J1064 2. Class (inside K) 3. date-November 23rd to 30th 4. Itinerary- FL Key West, Grand Turk, Dominican Republic, Half Moon Cay If you find anything let me know with a helpful vote! ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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kevingastreich

8 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Nieuw Amsterdam Caribbean Cruise Feb. 2020

We stayed in a hotel in Plantation the night before our cruise. Hotel accommodations were difficult to get because of the annual boat show being held at the same time. We took an Uber from the hotel to the ship. The ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cruzcat

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Some Disappointments

We had never sailed on a Holland ship so it was time to try it. The itinerary included stops we had never been to before. Embarkation was the fastest we've experienced and we were able to go to our cabin right ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Paulinda

5 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

2nd time on NA - Tropical Caribbean

This is the 3rd cruise to the Caribbean with Holland America for my wife and I, the 2nd cruise on the NA We chose the NA over the NS as it has less passengers We stayed in a verandah cabin (4138) and since we do ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Lovinlife45

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

WORST ACCESSIBLE CABIN EVER!!!

This review is about the Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam Cabin 6001 which is a handicap accessible verandah stateroom. First let me say that this was my 84th cruise so I do have some knowledge of cruises and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ScottandAlison

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Early snafu but great cruise. Cabin 6113

This was our 12th cruise but the first in 10 years. 4 previous cruises on HAL. It began somewhat ominously. Check in took forever because they reassigned us to a different cabin-same category (Signature suite) but a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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When and How

10 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

A nearly perfect cruise!

This will be a short review of a short but nearly perfect cruise. The ship was in excellent shape. The art wasn’t even bad! The food was the best I’ve had in several cruises. The service was excellent. Room ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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JuanValdez

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Holland America has changed for the worse

I sailed with HAL several times and always held them in high regard. I don't try to look for problems nor do I like to complain. I have always considered HAL to be at least 4 stars in all categories and have never ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Andy from London

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Deeply disappointing

We chose this cruise as a special Christmas and New Year holiday, just for my wife and I coming from the UK, having been told that HAL was a big step up from P&O, which we travelled last time. Nothing could be ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Gail MG

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Family Christmas Week Caribbean Cruise

This is the second time I've sailed on the Eurodam this year. In February, my husband and I sailed to Hawaii and liked it for a leisurely senior sailing (we read lots of novels)--but it was also a great choice for a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Larilene

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great for the entire family

My family has traveled with Holland America many times in the past and was a little concerned about how the unique style and sophistication of the line would translate in a 2,000 + passenger configuration. The truth ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jmelnick

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Some highs, some lows. A line in transition?

Wanted a trip with the parents. Had to leave on a Sunday. Got a good price on this cruise. So off we went. Flew into MIA the day before, and spent the night at the Hampton Inn Airport South, Blue Lagoon. Metro ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ozzysgrandma

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not the Holland America I used to love

We are doing a Thanksgiving cruise to the Eastern Caribbean on the Nieuw Amsterdam. We booked through a big box store, and even though HAL reduced its rate many times before sailing date, but after final ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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gerstmanperry

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Great Experience

We chose this cruise because we had cruised on Holland to Alaska and the timing fit our schedule. We loved the ship, absolutely beautiful. The open seating option for dinner was great, music was wonderful. We ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Acedublb

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Almost Excellent but Entertainment Was Disappointing

My wife and I (71) booked this Caribbean cruise this past June while travelling on a 14 day Holland America Westerdam cruise from Seattle to Alaska. We always book a Interior Cabin. Embarkation at Port ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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theanyr

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Couldn’t believe it

I have never experienced a more boring cruise than this one. The same selected songs got replayed over and over and over until my head hurt. Some crew members seemed like they didn’t really want to be there, some ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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margar

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

OK cruise but not great

Sailed on a 7 night itinerary from Ft Lauderdale to Half Moon Cay, Grand Turks, Amber Cove and Key West. Had sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam about 18 months ago and really enjoyed the cruise. However, this time some ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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roninpa

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great food

Food was awesome. Shows were good but only 5 and one was a sorta redo with same comedians different material. They did two “Taks” to replace shows. Although the talks were interesting they should have had them ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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LushLifeAtl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Relaxing, educational, and refined cruising.

We are a 30-40 year old couple celebrating his birthday. I love music and food. He loves computers and movies. This boat (ship) featured cooking classes, Microsoft computer application classes, a live rock band, a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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toodycat

11 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Loving the updated HAL

We are a couple from New York and we needed to leave the February cold. We are in our mid-50s and sailed to the Western Caribbean. Our cruising style is all about relaxation. We enjoy the beach, the pool, the spa ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ghplante

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

DEFINITELY NOT CLOSE TO LUXURY

Having cruise with Holland America on a TransAtlantic cruise Fall 2018, we enjoyed so much the many and various ports-of-call, the food, the politeness of the crew members, the entertainment that we looked to cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Travel Nanny

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful time on a beautiful ship

We sailed with old friends on this brand new ship, which is the nicest I've been on so far (this being my third cruise). The cabins are well laid out with more than enough storage space for our things, with lots of ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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trystran72

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Amazing Vacay!!

This was my first cruise back on Holland America after many years of going on Princess. I wanted to try out the lovely brand new Nieuw Statendam on a pretty affordable itinerary. Embarkation: We arrived about ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tenamarie123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Seniors Only!

Being as this was my first ever cruise, I don't have much to compare it to, other than my expectations..... Embarkation: Slow. We had wine in our carry-on's so had to stop at the table to have them "reviewed" ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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