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Vancouver to the Panama Canal & Central America Holland America Line Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 9 Vancouver to the Panama Canal & Central America Holland America Line Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews


Retirement Cruise

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Canmorecruise
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was on my husband's bucket list. We had done Alaska with Holland America on the Westerdam 2 years ago and the Caribbean 2 yrs before that. We had never done a 20 day cruise before but the itenary was great and a full transit seemed what we would want. Prior to leaving, I had booked the excursions that we wanted with Holland America, liking the security and peace of mind, knowing that if ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Zuiderdam -

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retiredcruiser50
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

On my previous voyage I had earned the status of a 3-star Mariner and so this voyage was the first time I had sailed under this new status. I had booked a Signature Suite on the Zuiderdam (paying double since traveling alone) 8 months in advance and had a suite amidships (to alleve motion problems and since I had a bad leg and was using a cane) on the port side confirmed for those 8 months. As I ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Zuiderdam Repositioning Cruise through the Panama Canal

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Cruisin_Greg
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Zuiderdam -â€" Repositioning Cruise through the Panama Canal -â€" Sept. 24-Oct. 14, 2011. Embarkation: Vancouver, B.C. Canada / Disembark: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida USA Captain: Christopher Turner / Hotel Manager: Edwin Brunink Cruise Director: Shane Michaels Embarkation: Flew from Edmonton to Vancouver early on Sept 24th. I know...I know...such rebels flying on the same day as ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Perfect 20th Anniversary Cruise

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wise2travel
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I was a bit concerned after reading a few very negative reviews but after being on the ship feel that they must have gotten up on the wrong side of the bed and see every glass 1/2 full or were put upon by having to take care of someone when all they needed was to be taken care of themselves. Out of over 1800 only met 3 rude people, pretty good odds to me. The ship is older but very beautiful ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Excellent food, great crew BUT

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cruiseaholic10
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The ships exterior is very smart but the interior is very very tired and in need of a revamp. I personally disliked some of the gaudy colour schemes especially the Lido. In our room the sofa was very stained, when reported, this was changed but the balcony furniture was falling to bits and several areas of the ship had very worn seats. The food was probably the best we have had on cruise ships ...
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Sail Date: October 2010

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


First Time Cruise

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Laurens
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

The day before: We were brought to a taxi by a HAL rep that took us to the our hotel. A great hotel and after breakfast we went on the 3 hr "highlights of Vancouver" tour. A great way to spent the hours before going to the ship. Embarkation: It took us about 15 minutes from getting of the bus to entering our stateroom. Can't get quicker then that I guess. We had a small inside stateroom. ...
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Sail Date: September 2010

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


A 36 Day Crusie Odyseey

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HALAvid
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

We booked a 3 B/B cruse with HAL's Zuiderdam, from Sept 18, 2010 to Oct 24, 2010. The food and CREW were fantastic to say the least! Even after 36 days aboard the Zuiderdam we didn't want to get off in Fl Lauderdale. Yes, there needs to be some attention to some of the carpeting, sofa, chairs, tiles that need some updating. At times it looked "dated" in these areas On Sept 18, 2010 we left on ...
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Sail Date: September 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Zuiderdam - Central America/Panama Canal

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Fit S600
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Our first cruise in '03 was not a great experience so in preparation for this cruise DH prepared by doing a lot of research on cruise critic and I prepared by going clothes shopping. Embarkation: - was a vast improvement over our first cruise. There was no sitting and waiting. The lines kept moving through the various steps and we were quickly on board. We shocked the crew by deciding to walk up ...
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Sail Date: October 2007


Zuiderdam - Central America/Panama Canal

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judgejaclyn
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

It is important to note a bit of background on our cruising experience and what we look for in a vacation. A good vacation is one that meets our expectations. A great vacation is one that surpasses our expectations. This was a great vacation! We are a semi-retired professional couple in our late 40's/early 50's and have the good fortune of sailing 50+ cruises as passengers. Additionally, ...
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Sail Date: September 2007

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


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