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Holland America Line Zuiderdam Cruise Reviews for Fitness Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean from Venice

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The 80s called; they want their ship back.

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Amy Altemus
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

This was my first cruise on HAL, after having cruised with Oceania, Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean. It may not be my last, but were I to do this again, it's not going to be on the Zuiderdam, which needs to go into dry dock in a bad way. Yes, I know it was just there in April, but interior decoration was apparently not on the list. We had cabins 4166 and 4170 (originally ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Unforgettable Cruise!

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Cath White
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I am writing this review to alert to how Fantastic and supportive Holland America Zuiderdam Customer Service Manager and Corfu Port cruise Agency Team dealt with my unfortunate experience of missing the ship! It is possibly everybody's worst nightmare & curiosity of what would happen. Trust me, I too have commented on crazy " people leaving it so late" rushing back onto cruise ships but as I now ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Not the Ship of My Dreams

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Karima
6-10 Cruises • Age 90s

I hadn't inquired as to the size of the ship, so this is on me. I'm used to the smaller ships. Too many people. I'd meet lovely people and then never see them again. I was berthed in the rear of the ship, and was exhausted by the time I reached the front to disembark. The Exploration Cafe (at first, I couldn't find the library--then was told that it is all part of a larger whole) could only ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Did the 11 day Venice to Rome; amazing!

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LMM1801
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

As others have pointed out, the ship is not new, but there are just so many pluses about this ship, the little bit of rust just didn't deter me from thoroughly enjoying this cruise. After a week in bleak and cold England at my niece's wedding, I was ready for 11 days of sunshine and heat, and it started out very hot in Venice. I did a walk around Venice early the morning the day the ship was ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Holland America is cutting corners

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tmartin6@mac.com
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

If I were a first time cruiser I might have thought our 22 day Mediteranian cruise on the Zuiderdam was wonderful. We have been cruising with Holland America for more than 20 years and just within the past five years there have been what must be systemic changes throughout the cruise line to cut costs and increase profits at the expense of the sailing passenger. Gone are the days of free water and ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Good, but.....

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mghurle
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

There was a group of 20 of us on this cruise, ages from late 20's to early 70's. We arrived in Venice on the overnight train from Paris with LOTS of luggage in tow. As you arrive on the train on the causeway, you will see all of the ships in port so you already have an idea as to where you're actually going. Some of the group split off, and walked over the 3 bridges with their luggage, ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Venice - Barcelona, Great Cruise

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Tarheel72
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My wife and I were booked on the Venice to Barcelona cruise August 24 to September 5. This was our first HAL cruise but our sixth overall. We booked it online through a well know Internet travel agent. They did a good job, communicated with us often and arranged for a change of cabins for us when prices went down. We requested either a refund or an upgrade to a higher level cabin that had come ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Zuiderdam and HAL horrible cruise

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Gaylec
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Like all stories, this one is probably best told directly, and I hope this will provide exact detail about how Holland America failed this returning passenger in extensive and ongoing fashion. 1. HAL Reservations: Back in February, following the sudden death of my husband, our family made the decision to get together on his favorite cruise line as part of our celebration of Jack's life and a ...
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Sail Date: July 2008

Traveled with children


Average Ship

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kahuna6009
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Just got back from cruising on the Zuiderdam. Sailed from Venice to Barcelona. Transfer from the airport to the ship went smoothly. We were greeted in the airport and took a bus to the port. Checking in went smooth also. Boarded the ship and was told to go to the dining room for lunch. Others were told to go to the Lido for the buffet. Don't know how they determined who went where. Lunch was ...
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Sail Date: June 2008

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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