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Rotterdam to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Nice ship with excellent service!

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EB71
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I’m happy to say, what a difference this was with my first cruise. I really thought if this will be so bad as my first cruise, this will be my last but thankfully everything was super. I'm even now already looking for the next one (only not anymore with Princess cruises). This time travelling with my two teenage daughters and my brother (he in another room) This time on a smaller ship and off ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom

Traveled with children


Rotterdam Canary Islands October 16, 2012

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Deedeedog
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

General Comment - This cruise sailed from Rotterdam round trip. Evidently the cruise was far from sold out so HA kept dropping th eprice as time progressed and then made (we are told) special deals for the Dutch people located close to Rotterdam to fill up the ship. Consequently there were close to 1000 dutch speaking passengers and 200 English speaking passengers, All announcements were mad in ...
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Sail Date: October 2012

Cabin Type: Vista Suite


14 Day Holland America Spain and Portugal Explorer A Bust

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billyrosedale
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We have taken Mediterranean cruises before, but have never been to Spain or Portugal so were looking for an itinerary that focused on these countries. HAL's 14 day Spain and Portugal Explorer itinerary seemed perfect. Arrival: We arrived very early in the morning in Rotterdam on Sep 15 after an overnight flight from Canada. The port was chaotic and nobody seemed to know where we needed or ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Spanish Rhapsody Cruise on the Rotterdam

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Fawkes66
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Middle part of a 31 days Collectors voyage (Ft. Lauderdale -- Rotterdam and Norwegian Fjords after) Booked FF gty, two weeks prior to saildate cabin assignment Cabin D2603, Main Deck Captain Robert-Jan Kan Cruise director Glenn Koenen This was our 3rd HAL cruise. Previously we sailed the Oosterdam to Alaska and on the Noordam we sailed the Western Mediterranean. Living in Amsterdam, our ...
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Sail Date: May 2012

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


The Westerdam 9/7/10: The Good, Bad and Ugly

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airplaneguy888
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This is such a simple review. There is no bad or ugly. We are "later 60's" seniors from California and evidently easy to please. This was only my second cruise on HAL, the third for my better half. The most recent previous cruise was Celebrity Solstice in the Med last year in October, a great experience. Previous to that was the Maasdam in June last year, Boston to Montreal, also a great ...
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Sail Date: September 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great Service, Great Ports, Great Cruise!

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Marconeon
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

We stayed in Amsterdam for 3 days visiting sights such as the Rijkmuseum, Anne Frank Huis, Van Gogh Museum and the infamous De Wallen Red Light District which was pretty near to our hotel. We took a tour to the Zaanse Schanes Windmills, Marken and Volendam which was a great way to leave the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam and visit the country which was a very interesting experience and we even got ...
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Sail Date: September 2009

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Beautiful Ship, Beautiful Cities, Amazing Cruise

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Marconeon
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

We stayed in Amsterdam for 3 days visiting sights such as the Rijkmuseum, Anne Frank Huis, Van Gogh Museum and the infamous De Wallen Red Light District which was pretty near to our hotel. We took a tour to the Zaanse Schanes Windmills, Marken and Volendam which was a great way to leave the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam and visit the country which was a very interesting experience and we even got ...
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Sail Date: September 2009

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Best of Italy on the Best of Cruises

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TravelingProf
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Embarkation: We used Rome Cabs for our transfer from Rome to Civitavecchia and they were prompt and professional (they also picked us from the airport two days earlier).  We arranged to share the ride with two other couples from our roll call which lowered the cost considerably.  We arrived at the port about 12:30ish and we were onboard with champagne in hand within a half hour. Ship: We ...
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Sail Date: May 2009


Rotterdam - Western Mediterranean

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bertm
First Time Cruiser

My wife & I just completed our first cruise with HAL and were very disappointed with most of the cruise. We have previously sailed 6X with Celebrity, 8x with the old Renaissance, 1X with Princess, NCL & RCL. The Rotterdam was at the bottom of our cruise experiences. We stayed at the pre-cruise hotel, the Westin in Rotterdam. Although the hotel was a 5 star quality hotel,the area was being torn ...
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Sail Date: September 2006


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