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Editors' Notes
Our 2008 sailing aboard the new Eurodam revealed a new and exciting chapter in this industry classic. Innovative new dining concepts and an overall more "hip" decor won us over. We can't wait to see what Holland America comes up with next!
Your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill
Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you'll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing — in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.

Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues
Throughout your cruise vacation, you will enjoy delicious and innovative menus across a broad range of dining venues. From a casual bite poolside to a formal five-course affair in our classic main Dining Room, the crew of Holland America Line will orchestrate a truly memorable dining experience. Led by Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, our exceptional culinary staff creates signature Holland America Line dishes using only the freshest produce and the highest quality meats and seafood available. Our knowledgeable wine stewards are adept at pairing the perfect wine with every dish. Whether you desire the relaxed atmosphere of the Lido, the elegance of the Pinnacle Grill or dinner for two on your private verandah, the choice is always yours.

As You Wish® dining
From a festive five-course affair to a quick, casual dinner for two, our As You Wish® dining lets you choose the venues and style that suit you.

Each New Day, a Wealth of Cruise Activity and Indulgences
Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many — or as few — as you please. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. Dabble, discover, daydream — do everything, or do nothing at all.
Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Center, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or listen to music and check your email in the Explorations Café, there's a perfect onboard activity for everyone.
In every cruise port, make your cruise vacation even more memorable with our extensive Shore Excursions program of activities. See, explore, discover: arts and cultural activities, athletic expeditions, city tours, shopping and more.

 
DestinationShipItineraryFromToDays
Alaskams Amsterdam14-night Roundtrip SeattleSeattleSeattle14
Alaskams Amsterdam7-night Roundtrip SeattleSeattleSeattle7
Alaskams Amsterdam14-night Roundtrip SeattleSeattleSeattle14
Alaskams Oosterdam7-night Glacier Discovery SouthboundSewardVancouver7
Alaskams Oosterdam7-night Glacier Discovery NorthboundVancouverSeward7
Alaskams Oosterdam7-night Roundtrip VancouverVancouverVancouver7
Alaskams Statendam7-night Glacier Discovery NorthboundVancouverSeward7
Alaskams Statendam7-night Glacier Discovery SouthboundSewardVancouver7
Alaskams Statendam7-night Roundtrip VancouverVancouverVancouver7
Alaskams Volendam7-night Alaska - Roundtrip VancouverVancouverVancouver7
Alaskams Westerdam7-night Alaskan Explorer w/Glacier BaySeattleSeattle7
Alaskams Zaandam7-night Roundtrip VancouverVancouverVancouver7
Alaskams Zuiderdam7-night Alaska - Roundtrip VancouverVancouverVancouver7
Canadams Eurodam10-night Colors of Canada & New EnglandNew York CityQuebec City10
Canadams Eurodam10-night Colors of Canada & New EnglandQuebec CityNew York City10
Canadams Eurodam10-night Colors of Canada & New EnglandNew York CityQuebec City10
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern/Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern/Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Western/Eastern CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern & Western Caribbean Collector HolidayFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Western/Eastern CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern/Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Western/Eastern Caribbean Collector HolidayFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern/Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Western/Eastern CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern/Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Western/Eastern CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Caribbeanms Eurodam14-night Eastern/Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale14
Eastern Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Eastern CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Eastern Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Eastern CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Eastern Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Eastern Caribbean HolidayFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Europems Eurodam12-night Baltic AdventureCopenhagenCopenhagen12
Europems Eurodam12-night Baltic AdventureStockholmCopenhagen12
Europems Eurodam7-night Viking SagasCopenhagenCopenhagen7
Europems Eurodam19-night Baltic & Norwegian FjordsStockholmCopenhagen19
Europems Eurodam19-night Baltic & Norwegian FjordsCopenhagenCopenhagen19
Transatlanticms Eurodam18-night Viking PassageCopenhagenNew York City18
Transatlanticms Eurodam30-night Baltic & Viking PassageCopenhagenNew York City30
U.S. East Coastms Eurodam12-night The Atlantic CoastQuebec CityFort Lauderdale12
Western Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Western Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Western Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Western Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Western Caribbean HolidayFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
Western Caribbeanms Eurodam7-night Western CaribbeanFort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale7
 
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7/18/2014ms Zaandam 7-night Roundtrip Vancouver
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7/19/2014ms Westerdam 7-night Alaskan Explorer w/Glacier Bay
Seattle  to  Seattle
7
7/19/2014ms Zuiderdam 7-night Alaska - Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
7/20/2014ms Amsterdam 7-night Roundtrip Seattle
Seattle  to  Seattle
7
7/20/2014ms Oosterdam 7-night Glacier Discovery Northbound
Vancouver  to  Seward
7
7/20/2014ms Statendam 7-night Glacier Discovery Southbound
Seward  to  Vancouver
7
7/23/2014ms Volendam 7-night Alaska - Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
7/25/2014ms Zaandam 7-night Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
7/26/2014ms Westerdam 7-night Alaskan Explorer w/Glacier Bay
Seattle  to  Seattle
7
7/26/2014ms Zuiderdam 7-night Alaska - Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
7/27/2014ms Amsterdam 14-night Roundtrip Seattle
Seattle  to  Seattle
14
7/27/2014ms Eurodam 12-night Baltic Adventure
Stockholm  to  Copenhagen
12
7/27/2014ms Eurodam 19-night Baltic & Norwegian Fjords
Stockholm  to  Copenhagen
19
7/27/2014ms Oosterdam 7-night Glacier Discovery Southbound
Seward  to  Vancouver
7
7/27/2014ms Statendam 7-night Glacier Discovery Northbound
Vancouver  to  Seward
7
7/30/2014ms Volendam 7-night Alaska - Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
8/1/2014ms Zaandam 7-night Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
8/2/2014ms Westerdam 7-night Alaskan Explorer w/Glacier Bay
Seattle  to  Seattle
7
8/2/2014ms Zuiderdam 7-night Alaska - Roundtrip Vancouver
Vancouver  to  Vancouver
7
8/3/2014ms Oosterdam 7-night Glacier Discovery Northbound
Vancouver  to  Seward
7
 
9 Comments
CRUISEREPORT.COM EDITOR
Bill & Jan, Appreciate your interest in Holland America. It is impossible for us to review every cruise line every year. There are just too many lines and ships. However, I will reach out to HAL and see if we can get something going for 2013.
Sunday, March 17, 2013 11:12 AM  
BILL EDISON
Jan, if you click on the Cruise Reviews tab at the top of this page you will see the last review CruiseReport did was back in 2010. Definitely overdue for an update.
Saturday, March 16, 2013 10:07 PM  
JAN SMITH
Does CruiseReport have any HAL reviews within the last few months? I love the in-depth, detailed reviews you post. Those are getting harder and harder to find on the Inte.
Friday, March 15, 2013 10:37 AM  
STAN
Have noted that HAL dining room staf ( Westerdam, Alaska) is not as well trained as previously, kitchen ranization delays dishes getting to tables. Maitre'd in Main dining room( main, late seating) said he has repeatedly complained to chef, but delays continue.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 2:24 AM  
CRUISEREPORT.COM EDITOR
@JIMRB, I am sorry about your experience on Maasdam. We have never had anything but excellent service on Holland America. As for the lady whose husband passed away, no doubt that is a tragedy. That is why it is SO important for people to purchase trip insurance that covers such instances.
Friday, January 04, 2013 5:06 PM  
JIMRB
We just got off a 2 week cruise on the Masdam. We got the room from hell . Right under the kitchen, likely the bakery as it was very noisy all night long. And this was support to be an upgrade. Front office and CSM did nothing when we complained . 3 cabins on the 6 th floor have the problem but they will not tell you about it in advance. Food was good, service was poor. Entertainment with 2 exceptions was very weak. Many of the experienced cruisers were saying it was the worst they had seen. One poor lady had booked and paid a year in advance and her husband died. The refund she was offered was less than the single occupant surcharge so she ended up paying full fare for her dead husband. Hard to believe they would do that .
Friday, January 04, 2013 5:02 PM  
LC
niew amsterdam western carribean cruise felt like it was a training ship to new employees. too many kids and not being watches by thier parents. :best meals were at the main buffet lido .main dining room wida and david were wonderfull ,manhatten dining room too long of service felt like we were being ignored.food not up to standards of what i thought holland am should be . embarkation is notanized for european passengers arriving back at fort lauderdale.
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 6:34 PM  
KATHRYN DICKSON
Mixed reviews of this ship....bright red dining room with very low ceilings is off-putting. Centrum lobby is lame and practically non-existent. Lido lounges crowded and with no trays impossible to get your food to your table. Entertainment very spotty. Tours , transfers, and Inte over the top prices. Dine when you can dining slow. Loved the new Kitchen at Sea demos. Have cruised 25 times and overall would choose another ship.
Monday, October 22, 2012 10:58 AM  
BOB
Best Cruise Line ever. Great food and no kids!! Fantastic service and friendly staff who bend over backwards to make your cruise enjoyable. Spacious suites and nice perks.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 11:47 PM  
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