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Something was off

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cruzin_ga_gal
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was booked at the last minute based on a great deal. Since I was able to get a flight from ATL on points, it was a very inexpensive week long vacation. No one was able to take the time for the week, so I cruised solo. My flight arrived early into FLL and I took a cab to the port. I arrived by 10am and was onboard by 11am. The rooms were ready and I was able to drop off my hand ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


A relaxing uncrowded cruise for 3 generations

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Hilltopper_2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The itinerary was changed because of the hurricanes and the ship only carried 1255 passengers according to the captain. This cruise was the first HAL Cruise we took 3 generations on. There were 6 and 8 yoear olds going to Club HAL and were very happy with their activities and gave the adults "me" time. The staff at the main dr were a delight with the kids every night doing origami creatures and ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite

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Pleasant suprise

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Abby321
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A friend wanted to try Holland and she found a good price so we decided to take the 7 day cruise. I have sailed on Stimar (1970's), Carnival (traveled on Madi Gras, Tropical) so you can see I started with them at their very beginning and Princess I did 7 cruises with them (they are still my favorite) and was a little hesitant to try Holland. I had heard they were older ships and older ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Just OK

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retiredcouplesnorkelers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The itinerary around Central America was intriguing and features the Panama Canal. Ship food is good, but not excellent. Desserts seem to be made from a soy-based origin. Lots of mousses that taste rather chemical in nature and seem to stand up by themselves. Big concern was the excursion in Cartagena, Colombia. Very very hot, no water offered on the bus, but most serious, tour ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Back to traditional cruising

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whalle01
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised may times previously and with many different lines. We choose our operator depending upon the itinerary and this was the reason for our first cruise with HAL, although we had heard good reports in the past. This was a 14 night Caribbean voyage from Tampa and the majority of passengers were America. The average age was older than other ships we had sailed in and the overall ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Holland America,,, Then and now

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cbhimself
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

My qualification for writing this is that I am a four star member of the HAL Mariners group. That is I have accumulated over 250 days on some 25 different cruises. I have also cruised quite a bit with Princess. A few years ago, I had an article in Cruise Critic comparing the two lines. One finding was that Princess has better perks. I would be eligible for some free internet on Princess, ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


Wouldn't do it again.

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Edensmom
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Had family going on this trip and tagged along. First impression of the public spaces was that they were clean and freshly done over. My cousins suite on deck 7 was lovely. Completely redone with a stunning bathroom and large deck. My room on deck 6 had not been touched and was tired and shabby by comparison. Cracks in the toilet, chips here and there with worn carpet and a tired little sofa. ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great Cruise

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pabs
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this cruise for the theme. Ship is great. This was our second cruise with Holland. We will be going again next year on this type of theme(The Country Music Cruise)on one of their larger ships.. Our cabin was perfect, large enough and close to everything we do. Plenty of food, all types. The entertainment was fantastic. The shore excursions good and plenty of variety. Our excursion ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Nothing good but the food

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elizabeth lynne
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

recommended by a friend but I will not recommend Our cabin was obstructed by a lifeboat and we were not told that. Bedding was not changed the full 2 weeks we were there. Very small smoking area and no smoking in the casino at all. I was not impressed with this cruise line at all and will not cruise again on Holland America. Nor will I recommend this line. Dr wait was more than 2 1/2 hours ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


Fabulous Trip

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bigtee907
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned from a 14 day Caribbean Cruise which was wonderful. Enjoyed all the ports of call, snorkeled, went diving, hiked, played with Stingrays, explored cities. We really enjoyed the music on the Lincoln Stage Center by the chamber quartet and piano and were regular patrons at the Dueling Pianos, Danny and Anderson were just great! Very entertaining and fun. The food was good, we finally ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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