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Nice Cruise but not our best....
"This was our 9th cruise to date, all on Holland America. The weather was very nice, the ports were lovely & all in all we had a great time. We had a Signature Suite stateroom, on the starboard side of the ship...."Read More
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6-10 Cruises

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Less than perfect

Review for Oosterdam to Australia & New Zealand

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diamus48

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Where to start. Embarkation - Pouring rain when we got to the port. No cover we were soaked through dropping our bags. Then watched our bags moved to the trollies which were also without cover, by the time we got them they were soaked as well. Great Start. HAL need to remember that not all their passengers are from the US. Everything on board was aimed at a US market. The quizzes, the ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite

Traveled with children

2 Helpful Votes


Disappointing experience

Review for Oosterdam to Australia & New Zealand

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Sharshebelle

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We picked this cruise because of the itinery and dates matched our local school holidays, In hind site it was a mistake, and we probably should have gone on another ship that was closer to our demographic. Most of the passengers on this cruise were elderly, we are in our early 40's with two kids. Its hard to articulate my feelings on this cruise, the ship was nice, the food was nice, if a ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom

Traveled with children

3 Helpful Votes


A very disappointing experience

Review for Oosterdam to Australia & New Zealand

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gillesfrance

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was my first cruise with Holland America Line and must say a very disappointing experience in comparison to other companies. Oosterdam ship is aging, and unfortunately this is not balanced with the service which I would quote as very poor for a cruise experience. Thanksfully, you'll find some friendly staff onboard, but overall the level of service is poor. Staff reflect a low level of ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Oosterdam Delight

Review for Oosterdam to Australia & New Zealand

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marks969

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

While I have read mixed reviews about the Oosterdam and this particular cruise in November in New Zealand and Australia, my wife and I can only say we enjoyed the trip. We flew from Sydney (our home) to Auckland the day before and enjoyed the city ahead of embarking on the 14 nights cruise on the Oosterdam. HAL offered us a paid upgrade to a Neptune Suite which we took to experience the larger ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

1 Helpful Vote


Not Up to HAL Standards

Review for Oosterdam to Australia & New Zealand

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CookGirl

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This review is for the cruise from Auckland NZ to Sydney, embarking on November 7, 2014. First, the embarkation process was an organizational nightmare. Long lines (embarkation took over two hours) and long times standing in what can only be described as a dillapidated pier. Walking surface was uneven, which was a challenge for any passengers with mobility issues. We had booked a Neptune suite, ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

79 Helpful Votes


Wonderful Cruise

Review for Oosterdam to Australia & New Zealand

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DGL

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This is our 6th cruise with HAL and as always a wonderful experience. The quality of service on this cruise line is next to none. Stateroom attendants are in a class all by themselves always smiling, service oriented, quick and efficient. Many thanks to our attendants Suni and Kumar. Neptune lounge concierges Roxy and Kristin were a pleasure to travel with. Always helpful, efficient and ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Departure Port: St. Thomas

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

1 Helpful Vote


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