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Holland America Line Zaandam Inside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Excursion - Bar Harbor. Acadia trails biking. 2.5 hour tour
Confederate bridge on PEI - full day excursion
Excursion - Baddeck on your own
Quebec City walk on your own
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Zaandam - Montreal to Boston & excursions - June 2022
"Again, there are no snacks or drinks provided on this tour so make sure you bring your own waters.About 12:00 we were on vans headed back to port so had the rest of the afternoon for lunch on our own & shopping in town...."Read More
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Zaandam - Montreal to Boston & excursions - June 2022

Review for Zaandam to Canada & New England

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Wupzdaisy
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Holland America cruise Embarkation. If arriving at Montreal airport or dropping off rental vehicle at the Montreal airport and you wish to get an Uber ride to the cruise terminal, you must wait for your Uber car at the departure level outside door 7. There are clearly marked overhead signs & road markings indicating you are in the correct area. (See picture) It’s about a 30 min drive to ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Vacation from hell

Review for Zaandam to South America

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Xojennett
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

I really wanted to go to Antarctica, I booked this entire cruise with the plan to do the excursion. It ended up getting canceled due to insurance problems and Holland America gave us (everyone on the excursion) future cruise credit. I think I'm going to let mine go to waste, I have no desire to ever go on another cruise and certainly not a Holland America one. Aside from that: my shower was super ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


First and last time with Holland America

Review for Zaandam to South America

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RozEleanor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to get a first impression of South America and go round Cape Horn. It was also one of the few cruises that took in Rio de Janeiro too. What was good 1. The captain was very good and, to my mind, made the right decision to leave out Puerto Montt becuase of the bad weather and so try and get ahead of even worse weather. 2. Kevin, the entertainment ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


OK cruise with terrible ending

Review for Zaandam to Canada & New England

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Brentb13
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I chose this last minute cruise since she had never seen Canada. We are frequent cruisers of the Caribbean and thought this might be a nice change. The ship is fairly small and the clientele for this cruise is definitely older. The food was good on the cruise. The best part for us was all the food is actually served even on the buffet. Was nice to not have other guests ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Fantastic food and service!

Review for Zaandam to Canada & New England

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dsirotageller
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because of the itinerary. I really wanted to do the east coast of Canada. And the departure from Montreal was very appealing. The destinations did not disappoint. I was totally charmed by the east coast, and will definitely return! The reason that I felt compelled to write the review was because of the outstanding service and dining on this ship. I have been on many ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


BORING EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT TEAM LET DOWN THE SHIP BIG TIME

Review for Zaandam to South America

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JuneHelen
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Choose this cruise for the itinery and appeared good value. Cabin fine we choose interior and are happy lots of storage. The itinery was good and we saw lots the highlight was transitting the Panama canal AWESOME. Yes there were senior passengers on board but we were treated as aged and any entertainment past 9.30 pm was considered to be a disturbance to those asleep in bed according to the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Not as exciting as I expected.

Review for Zaandam to South America

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Big Sal
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Overall the first week' s weather was poor, rainy, misty and windy although the temperature was about what we expected ie cool, at times even cold. The ship was pleasant enough, with good food and cleanliness and excellent service. However, being used to UK cruise lines such as Fred Olsen and P&O we found the on board activities sadly lacking. Many of the activities seemed to be designed to ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Fantastic itinerary at the bottom of the world

Review for Zaandam to South America

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sentrydriver
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I are recently retired and have long wanted to cruise an "around the horn" itinerary. This Holland America cruise fit the bill the perfectly. Overall, an outstanding cruise, a decent value and a great itinerary. We departed from Rio de Janeiro. Our flight departed the east coast for Miami on Halloween. Many of the airport and airline employees were in costume and having a good ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Holland America did not live up to reputation

Review for Zaandam to Alaska

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FollowingCs
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have taken been cruising since 1975 and have been on many different lines, but this was my first time on Holland America and was really looking forward to taking a "step up". The itinerary was wonderful and we really enjoyed the cruise from that aspect but the service was sub standard in my opinion. Our stateroom had a leftover champagne bottle and a few other items in the cabinets upon ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


The itinerary was great, the ship was boring, very little entertainment

Review for Zaandam to Alaska

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dave down under
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Grand Alaskan appealed to me as I had plenty of time and was in hurry to get home. The itinerary was brilliant, loved it, all the ports and glaciers. The ship is beautiful, food and service terrific, The entertainment well that's another story, if you like a bit of nightlife Holland America is not for you, there is no disco, karioki, no band. All the bars were closed by ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


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