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Holland America Line Westerdam Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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"Booked this cruise for its itinerary to asia. Rooms are bigger than usual but Westerdam is smaller than other ships we have sailed with so we felt more rocking at sea. Service was excellent, our safe stopped working..."Read More
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Holland America was awesome despite a very difficult situation.

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Kally Elizabeth
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this Asian cruise due to the itinerary (Ha!!)and visiting Vietnam was on our bucket list. Despite the Coronavirus situation, we thought the cruise was awesome.The Captain, cruise director, hotel director..and the entire crew were amazing. The passengers were kept informed of the ongoing changing situation and everyone ( passengers, as well as crew) became one big family supported each ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


We survived and thrived on the Ship without a port odyssey

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Holleyho
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I love Holland America more than ever! The first two weeks of the journey visiting Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam were spectacular! Then the (Coronavirus) hit the fan - and changed everything. We became a ship without a port after leaving Hong Kong. It was a terrible situation for our ship's captain and crew, and all of us travelers onboard, especially first time cruisers. They did ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great itinerary, wonderful service

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disudds
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked the first 16 days of the Far East Discovery because of the amazing itinerary and we were not disappointed. From Singapore to Hong Kong, every port had something wonderful to offer. This was our 8th cruise and our first on Holland America. Unfortunately, the embarkation was horrible. We had a 12:00 check in but had to wait about two hours in the cruise terminal before we could check ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Are they all in training?

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ktaveler2
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have always dreamed of an aft cabin got one one the ship. At first glance we were very disappointed because if was so small, old, and dreary but at least we had an aft view but the veranda was filthy, covered in soot. I asked the cabin attendant if it could be swept at least but he said they don't clean it. Although the view was beautiful I could not sit there because of the filth. I would have ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Staff really made the cruise enjoyable

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puhleeze
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Have been on HAL cruises before and wanted to see some Asian ports. Would not recommend cabin 4166 if you are inclined to suffer seasickness. This ship was very clean and staff were cheerful and helpful. Our cabin stewards were outstanding and the well trained dining room staff always make sure your dining is enjoyable. Also,The Pinnacle is well worth the extra expense for at least one night. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Spacious ship

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irainch8
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Booked this cruise for its itinerary to asia. Rooms are bigger than usual but Westerdam is smaller than other ships we have sailed with so we felt more rocking at sea. Service was excellent, our safe stopped working and they sent someone to fix it within 5 minutes. Food in the dining room was very good and much better than the Lido buffet. Pizza was good but pasta and lasagna were terrible in the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Fabulous itinerary but HAL ship quiet with very little entertainment

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stormywaters
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Took the 14 day leg on the HAL Westerdam from Hong Kong to Singapore chosen due to a great itinerary. My first ever cruise and I had been told by my companion, a seasoned cruiser, to expect entertainment, activites, music on deck and shows galore. Sadly this was not the case on the Westerdam and the HAL entertainment was very disappointing. Sea days were quiet with very few activities. Those ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Varied and Interesting Cruise Around Asia

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RG3138
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this 28 day cruise from Shanghai to Singapore because of the itinerary and we were not disappointed. We saw Shanghai, 5 ports in southern Japan, 2 ports in Taiwan, Manila in the Philippines, Hong Kong, 4 ports in Vietnam, 1 in Cambodia and 2 in Thailand before reaching Singapore. This is a great way to see Asia - from very modern cities, to 3rd world countries. We had 3 days in Shanghai ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Typhoon surprise

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OldBoot
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We wanted to embark at the Port of Vancouver, Canada as it is a short flight from our home. The repositioning cruise offered a fantastic fare and gave us a chance to visit Japan. We planned to join a land tour once we disembarked in Yokohama. This was our first ocean crossing and it was surprisingly uneventful (weather-wise). Except Typhoon Hagibis was scheduled to arrive in Tokyo the same day we ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great Pacific Crossing and Asia Cruise

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sunhat123
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our fourth HAL cruise in the Asia-Pacific region and we enjoyed it. Westerdam has been refitted in recent years and the ship was in very good shape. Carpets and furniture were clean and well maintained. Public spaces were very pleasant. We had a verandah cabin which was nicely maintained with a modern flat screen TV on the wall across from the bed, and a good bathroom with tub/shower ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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