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Holland America Line Zuiderdam Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Zuiderdam
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

8

Very Good

14

Average

12

Poor

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

117

Senior Cruises

110

Romantic Cruises

58

Repositioning Cruises

37

First-Time Cruisers

31

37 Holland America Line Zuiderdam Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


Karl A avatar

Karl A

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely not the best we have tried

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We were looking very much forward to this cruise starting with 11 days in Central America and the Panama Canal. After that we did cross the Atlantic ending up in Copenhagen. When we were checking in, we were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Florisa1228

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

This was our third and last cruise in the Zuiderdam

We choose this cruise because it was a transatlantic combined with the Baltic ports, which we wanted to see, besides we were twice before in the Zuiderdam and had a fantastic time with great music and entertainment. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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bclub

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

Our cruise was 28 day, Transatlantic & Baltic itinerary. From boarding in Ft Lauderdale to leaving the ship in Copenhagen everything went well. The cabin stewards were attentive, the wait staff in both the Lido and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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NorthwestNova

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not impressed, very disappointed with HAL, Europe fabulous

We chose this cruise for the itinerary which was almost the only good part. It was feezing onboard through the entire cruise. Some guests were taking blankets with them to sit anywhere including inside. Dining room ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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pitch

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Zuiderdam

Chose this cruise because it stopped in Canaveral and we could disembark there rather than going to FLL. Other than that, the ports were pretty ordinary - Princess had better ports from Quebec to FLL and would have ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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cheap7029

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ship is going to Dry Dock right after cruise

We had never been to Canada. We live in Florida so this longer cruise was perfect, we only had to fly one way. We love to travel on Holland America Lines, so the fact that Zuiderdam was due for an interior face lift ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dcardy2

5 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Great 12 Day Canada - New England Cruise on the HAL Zuiderdam

Just completed sailing on the Holland America Zuiderdam October 12th to 22nd, 12 day Atlantic Coast beginning in Quebec City, Canada to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This was our 11th cruise and first time with HAL. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Berrington

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not disappointed

This cruise well as it turned out two cruises back to back the Baltics and the transatlantic covered many locations so see cities we had not been too and in the case of Greenland never likely to visit unless by ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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randelltm

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Outdated ship, inconsistent service

Chose this cruise because of the ports the cruise was going to (Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia). The ship especially the cabin we had was very outdated. But, it was in good repair. Service and quality ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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OceanTraveller4ever

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A very fine trans-atlantic cruise.

Second trans-atlantic on the Zdam, and it was great again. The ship is in good shape, and the service is full, efficient, and happily delivered. SY cabin was fine, except for the old small flat screen TV. Those ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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sailorgirl

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

TransAtlantic experience

A TransAtlantic offers us a lengthy cruise at a reasonable fare with lots of sea days to relax and/or take advantage of the amenities and activities of the ship. We've done several before and always had a good ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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mully31

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise despite being on an older dated cruise ship

Great ports on the Trans-Atlantic Crossing and an amazing staff at Holland America's Zuiderdam made the cruise memorable. Although the cabin was old and dated, with a tv screen that was barely readable, the crew ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Workinless

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Exceptionally enjoyable cruise for us

We are seniors and this cruise was tailored for us The ship is a bit old, but is laid out well . I walk a lot and like the full promenade deck. Cabin (7028) has a very good design. Liked the curtain ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Herbs Mom

8 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise despite a few problems

We were excited to cruise on the Zuiderdam again, this time for the Canada/New England Cruise. We came in to Quebec a few days early to enjoy the city and wish we had a few more days - Quebec City was delightful ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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LoisLRWC

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary

We chose this cruise for the date and the itinerary. This was a transatlantic / repositioning cruise starting in Copenhagen Denmark. We visited Norway, Iceland, Greenland and Canada finally disembarking in ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Ken&Vivian

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

They sailed the ship right into the Hurricane

We had a good cruise until the head office decided to make the captain sailed the ship right into the Hurrican with 90 to 100 miles per hour wind, it was hell for 2 days. The wave was so high, the starboard side ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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swatter

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

We should have received a future credit of some kind

This cruise is the only one I have ever taken that was just average. It was a dissappointment. Missed ports, storms, power outages, late to port, chaos at disembarkation and no compensation other than a glass of ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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dossbig

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Not the Titanic but close

We sailed on the 12 day Zuiderdam Canada/New England cruise from 10/7/16 to 10/19/16. We got to Quebec City on 10/6/16 a day before embarkation and enjoyed a great meal at Le Saint Amour and a restful night at The ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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DLSgumbo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Different than most cruises....I hope.

We were looking forward to a "Fall Colors" cruise. It was our second HAL cruise, the first being aboard the Neuw Amsterdam. Enjoyed Quebec City and Saguenay but then got hit by a "subtropical depression" and missed ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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jetobt

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Baltic Sea and Transatlantic

Chose it to get out of the Florida heat for Aug. The staff was fantastic. Food was good in all restaurants. Entertainment was very poor. The ship is in need of renovation, no major problems, just old and worn. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Canadiana

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Zuiderdam Viking Passage Copenhagen to New York

We booked this Viking Passage cruise because of its appealing itinerary which included both Iceland and Greenland. Overall we were pleased with the cruise but cannot award it five stars because of too many minor ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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bcamnb

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Bucket List Item Fulfilled

We chose this cruise because of its itinerary, price and length. The transatlantic part was great - full of activities, excellent entertainment, and solo time if you so desired. We had a cabin with a window but ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Firehawk110

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Crossing and Itinerary

This is our 3rd Transatlantic cruise in a row. Each cruise had completely different itineraries and we both love the sea days and on crossings there are plenty of sea days to relax as you see fit. My wife and I ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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LocoLoco1

8 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Pleasant Atlantic Crossing to Scandinavia

4-stars, not 5. I'd need Oceania or Crystal to get a 5 outa me. We LOVE Transatlantic cruises. For the $Value$ seekers, this may be a true bargain...maybe. Zip,zip with Holland-America on boarding and departures. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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bdfred

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Transalantic, Baltic & Fjords & Highlands

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. The TA crossing followed by the Baltic ports and then the Fjords and Highlands. 41 days and very port intensive. Embarkation/Debarkation went extremely smooth. The cabin ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Zuiderdam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining3.54
Entertainment4.53.6
Public Rooms3.54.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family2.03.4
Enrichment5.03.6
Service4.04.4
Value For Money4.53.8
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