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Immigration snafus impacted very good cruise

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kira5
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed this cruise on the Maasdam. We paid a low price, less than $100 a day per person plus port fees and gratuities. Our stateroom was clean and roomy for an inside and we appreciated the full size sofa. The food was very good in both the dining room and the Lido. It seemed that HAL tried to have something for everyone. As a pescatarian and a vegetarian we could almost always find ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Lovely small old ship

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finemusic
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Maasdam is the oldest vessel of HAL. I was skeptical about the condition of the ship. I was wrong. The ship is in excellent condition, very clean and easy to navigate. The cabin is big with lots of storage .. However the TV was disappointing, very old and usually there was no signal in in port like Yokohama. There is only one outlet and we had to ask for an extension cord. Food in the dining is ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


EXC Program really worked well

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reads2go
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised HAL in a number of locations but really wanted to try one of their smaller ships. We also were very interested in the EXC program and the itinerary around Japan. As always HAL knows what its doing-embarkation, disembarkation were fine. The captain did an excellent job of avoiding (as much as he could) typhoons which caused him to shorten our time in the last port. The ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Disaster

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arosetti
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise on the Maasdam has managed to achieve what no other HAL cruise has managed to achieve, make us regret booking it. With well over 75 cruises under our belt, this cruise scores the highest in its ability to underachieve and show indifference to guests. What more can I say other than when we got to Yokohama after the first segment, if we could have changed our air ticket we would have ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Love EXC cruising on Maasdam

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nwebb01
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The exotic itinerary and smaller port destinations made this voyage our choice. Papua New Guinea, 3 stops including the Trobriand Islands and Conflict Islands; Timor Leste, 2 stops on Borneo. Palawan in the Philippines to see the underground river. Starting from Singapore, a favorite city of ours, allowed us to take a few days before leaving to explore the wonderful Gardens by the Bay and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Standard getting low

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mutsch
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

WE took this cruise because we were interested in the ports of call. If we had known in advance that HAL was only interested in the passengers going of EXC tours we wouldn't have taken this cruise. Most of the stops we out of the way at some large container port. The cruise director failed to inform us in advance about possible shuttles our of the port. At some of the ports they offered no free ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Amazing cruise on tour favorite Ship

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ArthurenJudith
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

To discover Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam. It was a wonderful cruise (our fifth). We loved the Maasdam, especcially the crew members of the EXC tours and our EXC Guide Matthew. We cruised before with the Zuiderdam, Koningsdam en Amsterdam. Maasdam is the smallest ship of the fleet. We loved the space on board and the personal service and assistance was ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Best Cruise Experience Ever!

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chitownquilter
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. What we didn’t know was the cruise was not only an EXC voyage but an In Depth sailing as well ( Holland America needs to do a better job marketing this product). Every sea day was packed with guest speakers and specialists in history, culture, science and nature, art, photography, food and vine for the regions and countries we would be visiting. Plus ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Excellent cruise with interesting ports.

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okiedokiegirl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, particularly Sri Lanka. We had a wonderful time. The Maasdam is a beautiful, elegant ship. My husband and I like the size, even though the ship doesn't offer all of the variety of a larger one. We stayed in a Neptune suite, which was very nice with exceptional cabin stewards. We did develop a periodic leak close to the door. The staff was very ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


What a let down

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maxthecat
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We have travelled on the Maasdam 9 years ago. Everything about the cruise (Panama Canal) was A+. This cruise in S.E. Asia was terrible. Embarkation was very slow (11/2 hour wait). The ship has gotten old and run down. It should be taken out of service. The cabin was nothing special, run of the mill outside cabin. The food in the dining room was was way below average, worse in the ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


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