• Cheers to 25 years: Celebrate with Us!
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More

Vancouver Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1022 reviews
36 Awards
Leaving Corinto harbor.
Black Christ in Leon Cathedral, Nicaragua.
Fruit in Leon market, Guatemala.
Crocodile in Mangrove Swamp near Puerto Calderas, Costa Rica.
See all photos
Cruiser Rating
37.8
4 reviews
Ratings by category
Cabins
Dining
Entertainment
Public Rooms
Fitness Recreation
Family
Enrichment
Service
Value For Money

Filters

1-10 of 4 Vancouver Holland America Line Oosterdam Cruise Reviews


Is THIS the new normal??

Review for Oosterdam to Pacific Coastal

User Avatar
glenntogo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I are both retired and have been taking yearly cruise for a number of years. We are 3 Star Mariners and this was number 8 with HAL. Last year, we did our second, end of season Alaska cruise with HAL, out of Vancouver on the Noordam, which was a great trip. We like Holland America because of the older, more seasoned travelers on board and a very high percentage are return cruisers. ...
Read More

Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Very Disappointed

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

User Avatar
Ttomred
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This our my 3rd cruise. We've gone with 2 other cruise lines in the past and loved every minute. Sadly I can't say the same about the Oosterdam. Let me start by saying our stateroom was wonderful and the crew was wonderful. The lay out of the ship was not the best. The ship was lacking in entertainment. Nowhere you could really sit outside without being in the weather. Food was definitely ...
Read More

Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


Holland America, you are NOT my mother; quit trying to tell me to go to bed!

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

User Avatar
AW from E-Town
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The inhospitable environment created by the leadership of the Oosterdam ruined our Holland America cruise experience! We were sold a drink package that was difficult to use. DO NOT buy the Signature Drink Package. This ship only accommodates people that rise early and are in bed by 11pm. Although every night the bars we were socializing in still had patrons, the staff were instructed to close. ...
Read More

Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


HOLLAND AMERICA - NEVER NEVER AGAIN

Review for Oosterdam to Alaska

User Avatar
SENIORTRAVELWRITER
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My wife and I have just completed a 14-day Alaska cruise with Holland America on the MS Oosterdam. It was such an incredibly disappointing experience on all fronts that I feel that I must share my experience with other cruisers considering sailing with Holland America. I apologize for the length of this review, but it is necessary. ACCESS FOR THE MOBILITY IMPAIRED - Like most cruise lines, ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2014


Find an Oosterdam Cruise from $1,699

Reviews of Oosterdam Cruises from Other Departure Ports
Oosterdam Cruise Reviews for Cruises  from Seward
Oosterdam Cruise Reviews for Cruises from Seward
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We have updated the Cruise Critic Privacy and Cookie Statement effective on October 1, 2020. Please click here for more information.