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Hong Kong Holland America Line Zaandam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Zaandam
Destination
Hong Kong

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12 Hong Kong Holland America Line Zaandam Cruise Reviews


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finemusic

8 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

High sea in the Pacific

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I am in my 60's and my wife 50's and travelled with our son 12. We are seasoned cruisers and have been on Carnival, Celebrity and this was the 3rd time on HAL. We lived in Hong Kong and it is only 5 minutes walk ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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kura

1 Review Written

Great ship, great Itinerary

We have taken several cruises, all in different parts of the world, as we like to cruise to enjoy different cultures. We arrived in Hong Kong a few days before the cruise and stayed in the very convenient Marco Polo ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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Explorer27

1 Review Written

28 days aboard the ms.Zaandam

My wife and I both active seniors were extremely disappointed with the ship and many aspects of the cruise. In our opinion Holland America is no longer a "Premium" line and should cease advertising itself as one! ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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isaacmidnight

1 Review Written

Southeast Asia Explorer... itinerary good..ship average!

Our trip began in Hong Kong after a long flight from Kansas City. We added the extra night at Holland America's hotel of choice which was a great hotel but we were there for a very short time due to travel time ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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moggy22

1 Review Written

Disappointed cruisers

Talking to fellow cruisers as we were transferred from the airport in Hong Kong we felt that the ship was going to be sparkly and exciting, a big step up from our previous cruises (that were both excellent) with ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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NotImpressed

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Never Again HAL

Ship - Internally and externally TIRED. Food - repetitive after first 14 days. Second 14 days food portions in Rotterdam greatly reduced and service also went downhill. Cabin - tired and desperate for re-fit. ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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NauteGirl1

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Never Again

We joined Zaandam in Hong Kong. Departure was delayed by 2 hours because a few Russians on board could not understand English & therefore did not go to immigration clearance. After 2 hours of broadcasts looking for ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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sheridan318

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Second Rate Ship

Stayed at Langham Place in Hong Kong prior to cruise for two days, really nice hotel great service and handy to shops etc. First sight of Zaandam and we thought what have we done as its more than showing its age, ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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Jaguar320

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Cold Zaandam

We have enjoyed cruising with Cunard and Princess and we were looking forward to the Zaandam for the China/Korea cruise out of Hong Kong. The ship and the cabin was extremely cold. Forget the high quality bedding it ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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Gemlea

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

UPS AND DOWNS

Our port of embarkation was Hong Kong and the boarding process was good apart from numerous Visa forms we were handed, and which had to be completed (balanced on your knee) prior to boarding. The formal process of ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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Raring to go

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Hong Kong for New Year's!

Getting there: We left Dallas at 8:30 on Monday, January 22. Thanks to frequent flyer miles we were able to fly executive class, which makes it so much easier on long flights. We flew Dallas to Tokyo, had a ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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lexdisic

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

The main reason for this cruise was the fact Chinese New year was celebrated while we were docked in Hong Kong and to celebrate our anniversary with the renewal of vows package. Embarkation was a dream - arrived ...
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Sail Date January 2012


Zaandam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.53.8
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment3.53.5
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family3.52.7
Enrichment3.53.6
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.7
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