After recently sailing on both the Westerdam and the Noordam, the Zuiderdam was a bit of a disappointment. The ship had only recently come out of dry dock, but clearly there is a LOT more updating to accomplish. While the Gallery Bar, Lido ... Read More
We like cruising and had the opportunity this year to cruise over Christmas - looking for R&R, we chose the Panama Canal cruise which had a number of sea days.
Staff were always pleasant but it was 50/50 as to whether a request ... Read More
We were slightly disappointed on this cruise for a few reasons. We have sailed on her twice prior and even just coming out of a refurb she looks worn The on board activities seemed mostly geared to the spa and computer classes and not ... Read More
My husband had vacation days left, and a cruise required less planning than other options. The itinerary included Panama (on our bucket list), Cartagena and other ports we had never been to, so we booked this only 6 weeks prior to ... Read More
This review is not just my opinion, but also the observations of the other four people I was traveling with. First, this ship needs a major update. The carpet in one of our rooms was so worn, it looked like two different rug patterns. ... Read More
Embarkation was a bit rocky because of having to switch wheelchairs. One is used in the terminal for check-in and is then replaced by another for boarding the ship. However, we got onboard in time to go to lunch in the Main Dining Room, ... Read More
The Panama Canal was on our bucket list! It did not disappoint. We also enjoyed most of the other stops (Curacao, Aruba, Puerto Limon) but don't need to see Half Moon Cay again anytime soon.
Our initial experience in the MDR was so-so ... Read More
We chose to cruise with Holland America because their advertising would have you believe their standards are superior.
We were able to board fairly early - around noon, I believe, and probably could have boarded sooner, had we been able ... Read More
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