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Seward to Alaska Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews

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Fairbanks, Denali and 7 day Alaska Cruise

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Seamore42
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I selected this for the land tour as we had never been to inland Alaska. Was what I had hoped for. Weather excellent for land, but some rain on cruise. Included Excursions , especially Denali bus and train to Anchorage were spectacular. The road in Denali is fast falling away, so may not be available for too long. Saw moose, bears, caribou, sheep. Accommodations were as expected, lodges fine, ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Awful food on a floating petri dish

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31Express
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise--and we chose it based largely on reviews here and on other sites which gave it high marks for food. We beg to differ. Among the low-lights: burned omelets, over-cooked fish, under-cooked pasta, laughably bad fried chicken and pathetic attempts at caesar salad. In fairness--the desserts on board were fabulous--but the only truly good meal we enjoyed came during an ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Not as bad as the first, but still below our expecations

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Lovecabo2002
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I've written another review of our experience on the Volendam from Vancouver to Skagway Alaska. After that cruise we went on a nine-day land tour of the Yukon and Alaska, and at its completion we boarded the Westerdam for the trip back to Vancouver. To be fair, this seven-day cruise was better overall than three days on the Volendam. Our waiter in the main dining room was great, as was our room ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


AVERAGE AT BEST!!!!!

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sro54
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I have gone on 4 cruises; HAL was the worst. First of all, we embarked in Seward at 6:30 pm. After going through the muster drill, we came back to our room to unpack. The steward knocked on the door and introduced himself. My husband told him that the safe did not work. He said someone would get in touch with us. No one ever did. We wanted to close the drapes to go to bed and ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Great Staff! Fabulous Trip!

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Craigsdal
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were a group of 3 couples & a travel agent recommended this cruise & itinerary. In addition to the cruise we also booked a 3 day land tour. Our trip didn’t start very well, as we all flew out of Chicago O’hare Airport for the land portion to Anchorage. Our initial departure of 9:35am turned out to be 10:20pm, due to a brief storm early that morning. The delay was awful. We finally arrived at ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Alaska and Holland America experience - WAY beyond our expectations - Awesome!

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GYPSEA2010
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

this trip was WAY beyond our expectations - it was AWESOME and I highly recommend! Definitely recommend doing the Alaska land part first - because you are in constant motion and it can be a bit exhausting. And then you get on the ship where you have more time to relax. Our overall itinerary only included one full day in Denali - I would recommend two Full days there if possible. Flew ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


Not toddler friendly

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Nathancfisher
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We were part of an 18 member family party on a cruise from Vancouver BC to Anchorage AK. The staff were generally helpful, the facilities fine, the Alaskan scenery amazing, the food ok, yet my experience was largely negative. We brought our three small children with us. Mistake. The marketing literature implied “child friendly” but that is misleading. The kids center “Club Hal” was fun for older ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

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Alaska, Beautiful Cruise

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CATandSQUID
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise as part of a Land/Sea cruise for our 25th Annivrsary. The ship is in great shape, the staff is always friendly and the services can't be beat. We started in Seattle for the beginning of our R6L. We flew to Alaska on Alaska Airlines, SEATAC is a bit chaotic.. We wandered around Anchorage, went to the Huli knife shop, began souvenoir hubting and a headed back to get something to ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Alaska southbound in style

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Grandma2000
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Loved the Westerdam. Great cabin 10018 with excellent location. Good viewing when on a southbound cruise. Entertainment great and went late into the night. BB Kings good. The 2 piano players in the Billboard Bar were also great. Food good. Only disappointment was lunch in the Pinnacle Restaurant. Not worth the extra $. Not sure why a Coconut Trifle would gave 2 layers of rich ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Alaska Land & Sea Cruise

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Foggy56
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Holland American Alaska Land & Sea Cruise was a marvel in it's organization from Fairbanks to Seward on land and Seward to Vancouver at sea. The hotels, ground transport, buses and train moved us with without any problems. The weather was exceptional for May. The Panning for Gold, Steamboat Cruise, The Denali Outback was 102 miles filled with moose, brown bear, caribou, sheep was great. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


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