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Holland America Line Tokyo (Yokohama) Cruise Reviews

8:10 all closed, should have closed at 9
Huge balcony in our room which incredible vistas!
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1-10 of 11 Holland America Line Tokyo (Yokohama) Cruise Reviews


Good Cruise but HAL is Not What It Used to Be

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ImaFrugalCruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We selected this cruise because we had never been to Japan. We typically cruise with Holland America but have found on our last couple of cruises that their standards are starting to slip. The quality of the food and the selection/variety is not what it used to be. As well, even though the staff are all dedicated and hardworking and do their best to keep the cruisers happy, HAL seems to have ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Japan to China

Review for Volendam to Asia

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seniortaxi
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our third cruise (2nd with Holland) and we had a fantastic time. I think the Volendam is in need of some updating though - which I believe is taking place in the upcoming months. The service once again was extremely good - along with the fantastic food. We ate at the Pinnacle and Canaletto restaurants which we thought were just average and not worth the extra money. The entertainment was ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Great ship !

Review for Volendam to Asia

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rotjeknor
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Japan, 6 sea days and Alaska : a great intinerary for us . Ship is in very good condition, no complaints. I read somewhere on the CC forum about the not yet upgraded bathrooms in some cabins on the Dolphin deck. We had a cabin with a non upgraded bathroom. It was nothing like the post on the froum which described it at as 70's motel room style. Maybe a bit outdated ,but clean and in perfect ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Volendam 16 day Pacific Ocean Crossing - Spring

Review for Volendam to Transpacific

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Lee Shar
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My travel partner has a son living in Japan and this seemed a good way to visit Japan and come home easily. What a great decision that was. This was a well done cruise with three lecturers discussing the Japanese culture and as we crossed the ocean the topic changed to first Nations people. We also had lectures on the "One Ocean" and physics, which left us all with something to think about. ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Okay

Review for Volendam to Transpacific

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Cruisers from BC
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The itinerary for this cruise - Japan, South Korea and the N Pacific crossing was great. We enjoyed all the ports. Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth in Yokohama. Going ashore in the other ports was easy - the only hold ups were Japanese immigration but that is to be expected. Favourite ports - Osaka and Incheon Service on the ship was very good but the cutbacks in staffing are ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Adventure

Review for Volendam to Asia

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chambly
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this Holland America cruise on the Volendam for the great ports of call. Had a great time for our first time in Asia. The ship was clean, nice and small. We do not like large ship the smaller the better. The food and service was great. Our dining room steward was excellent. Good selection of wine. Most of the time the ship excursions were great. However in Japan it was very difficult to ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


14 days Yokohama - Hong Kong

Review for Volendam to Asia

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vacationes
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The itinery was good. Nice places but HAL is not confidence with the custom procedures of the harbours esp. not Shanghai! I lost 10 hrs of my 14 day cruise; waiting or custom procedures which were organised well by local authorities but HAL staff couldnt handle his clients at a decent way. The was the worst cruise I ever had. A Boat with non communication. nor intern nor with clients. And this was ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Mostly great!

Review for Volendam to Asia

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goddessofchaos
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

This was our first cruise and we chose it because of the excellent price. We Book an inside cabin and because it ended up being a handicap cabin we had extra space. It would probably be nice to have a window, and perhaps next time we cruise we will do that. The biggest complaint about the cabin is the single outlet poorly placed over a desk. I was warned ahead of time so I did bring a power strip ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Great itinerary in Asia on a beautiful ship

Review for Volendam to Asia

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summerinitaly
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We loved the ports in Jspan, Tsiwan, Shanghai and HongKong, missed Okinawa due to a weather delay. The captain was a very good communicator with frequent updates. The food was very good, lots of fresh fish and delicious osso buca and lamb shanks. Nice selection of baked goods at breakfast in Lido, long lines for omelets but worth the wait. The Pinacle dinner was a little disappointing ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Not good HAL, shame on you.

Review for Volendam to Transpacific

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Donone1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Aussies Beware. Holland America Line (HAL) Our holiday (disaster), my wife and I were on the Volendam in stateroom 7062. We arrived in Vancouver May 4th, We boarded the ship in Yokohoma a 19 day cruise, the first night on board we had very little sleep the noise above our stateroom was excessive with the moving of the table and chairs and the trolley that they use to move things around in ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


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