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Seattle Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Westerdam
Destination
Seattle

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Excellent

146

Very Good

67

Average

34

Poor

14

Terrible

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277 Seattle Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews


charlestonboy avatar

charlestonboy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise!

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This is our 4th Holland America Cruise. The 2 best things about this cruise to Alaska is: 1) No smoking policy - even in the casino and on balconys. Smokers were only allowed to smoke in a small area at the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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EOBrien

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A problem with Jewelry purchased and customer relations won't reply

I purchased jewellery on board, and was given a certificate for 2 years, and it was dated 2015 instead of 2016. I sent it back to be corrected and have had no reply. When I got the jewelry valued in my country ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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SerenaJett

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

VERY Disappointed

Cruise highly recommended - small ship size, service, & food. Room: Neptune Suites. The cruise through Alaska was beautiful. Things started going downhill when we, sadly, lost cruisers to a plane crash in ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Horned Frog 2

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

4-High Schoolers, 4 Parents, and a Grandmother

I was in charge of researching the cruise for everyone. The fact that Holland America's website was difficult to use and uninformative on specifics made it very tough. Here is some of the info I needed: The ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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pammontblanc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Holland America Line Cruise to Alaska

What a great Alaskan cruise on the Westerdam!!! We flew into Seattle and sailed on to Alaska! Embarking the ship was so smooth and fast! The luggage was at our cabin door before we were! The ship is great! Meals ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Rhone

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

The food and service is unsurpassed.

I had never been to Alaska and always wanted to go. This was a good opportunity at the right time. The restaurants are very comfortable, the food is terrific, and the service could not be better. One of the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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nnance88

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising in Alaska

I chose this cruise because it was an In Touch Ministries cruise. The entertainment and speakers were wonderful. Dr. Charles Stanley and Andy Stanley were very inspiring, and all of the singing groups were not ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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BobbiSox

11 Reviews Written

77 Helpful Votes

Anniversary Cruise to Hawaii

Nineteen years ago, we honeymooned on the 'old' Westerdam, so we chose this ship, the 'new' Westerdam, for our anniversary celebration. Embark was pretty quick and easy, and along with the HAL transfer (from ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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daisybertie

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Trip on the Westerdam

Our second time on Holland America to Alaska. Chose to cruise from Seattle on the Westerdam. It was absolutely fabulous. The ship was spotless, and everywhere you went there was someone cleaning or polishing. We had ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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chachquet

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Alaska in June

Since school got out early this year, my husband and I had the opportunity to go on the 7 day Alaska cruise on June 8. We live in a cold climate, so once it got warm going to Alaska just wasn't my choice of things ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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sunroomsilly

2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable cruise to magnificent Alaska

Arrived at Seatac on Fri. afternoon with reservations for Shuttle Express to our hotel. Had to wait an hour plus while their vans came and went, putting us into rush hour traffic when it was finally our turn. ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Just My Thoughts

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not horrible. Just average.

My husband and I, along with another couple, were looking for an affordable Alaskan Cruise that we could book at last minute, and this particular seven day cruise fit a date that worked for all of us. Nothing went ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Swandi n Meow

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

End of September to Alaska, mother nature treated us with great sunny weather

Embarkation and Disembarkation process was very smooth. We arrived at Seattle pier 91 at around 12pm and able to get into our room within 45 mins. Luggage arrived within an hour. Our group were scheduled to leave ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Bostonjetset

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise to a beautiful part of the world!

Overall this was a wonderful trip! The Westerdam was a lovely ship and the scenery in Alaska is breathtaking! I can see why many people repeat Alaska many times over. We were also truly impressed with Seattle. Prior ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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LoriEm58

1 Review Written

51 Helpful Votes

Holland America - False promises and lies of amenities that are not provided

We chose this cruise as it was the last one of the year, which we knew would not have a lot of children, which we had heard monopolized the pool area during summer cruises. This was our first cruise and Holland ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Cynder64

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Alaska in the Neptune

We didn't want to leave the ship!! We got spoiled really fast with an upgrade to a Neptune Suite. The room provides access to the Neptune Lounge which has seating areas for watching TV, reading, or conversing, a ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Southerner16

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Holland Westerdam Alaska

Staff- friendly, accommodating and smiling. Neptune Suite- worth the money for the space-bed is comfortable- needs updating, countertops/tub/shower cracked. Ship is dated and smells- lack of staff cleaning ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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gmore70

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Okay, but come on, duct tape on tables and threadbare furniture..yikes!

Overall, good and fun. But for what I would want, 45 years of age, Birthday Cruise for my girlfriend, it was just okay. The main thing was the ship, its old and outdated. Its like a hotel that was once beautiful, ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Novanahant

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Another great experience on HAL

We just got back from a 7 day cruise on the Westerdam, R/T from Seattle. I can not say enough about how great it was. This was our 3rd cruise on HAL and it did not disappoint. The room was spacious, lots of ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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MrCrazyguitarlicks

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A Must Do Cruise!

My husband and I are first time cruisers in our late 50's. We selected HAL because we wanted a smaller ship/fewer people. I believe there were 1900 passengers on this trip. I understand the total capacity of the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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E.P.Dowd

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not the way to see Alaska

Very disappointing onboard. Would definitely not recommend HAL. Everything was below average in terms of quality of service, food and especially lack of concern or caring by anyone in the "front office." If you ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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barb186

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Let me start with this trip was a 71st birthday celebration for my husband. A cruise to Alaska has been on our bucket list for some time now. So here’s the good, bad and ugly about our Holland America trip to ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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EverettWA

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

September 2016 Alaskan Cruise Onboard the Westerdam

Just finished a week long Alaskan cruise from Seattle onboard the Westerdam. The ship and service were outstanding. Something we have come to expect from sailing with Holland America. All aspects of the cruise were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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ca92111@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nice enough cruise, but the towns, the scenery, and the people were the best!

We wanted a low-key, mid-sized cruise experience. Overall, it was very relaxing, and the mostly Indonesian crew made it a very pleasant experience. The Lido Market casual dining food was sometimes subpar, the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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ban1104

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Exceeded my expectations!

After much research I chose Holland America for my Alaskan cruise. I certainly was not disappointed. Excellent crew, entertainment, food and facilities. The Westerdam was just the right size, wanted to stay away ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Westerdam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.53.9
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms4.54.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family2.53.6
Enrichment4.03.6
Service4.54.3
Value For Money4.53.9
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