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OVERVIEW: Holland America Line’s Signature of Excellence program provides passengers with more choice. Music memorabilia is scattered throughout the ship, and includes instruments used by such diverse players as the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, and Bill Clinton. There’s also a huge Dutch pipe organ

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OVERVIEW: Holland America Line constantly fine-tunes its performance, and its regular passengers, almost all North American, find its ships comfortable and well-run. HAL continues its strong maritime traditions and keeps its vessels clean and tidy, although the food and service components still let


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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Mediterranean
By on 17th Sep 2014
Rapid embarkation at Dover. This was our first cruise with HAL and found no real branding on Ryndam. Unless you searched, it was difficult to ascertain which line owned the vessel as décor... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zuiderdam / Alaska
By on 12th Sep 2014
I went on Canada and Alaskan cruise. It was awesome. The air was so clean. All the scenery was supurb. In Banff we went up sulphur mountain which was fabulous. From there we stayed at Lake louise,... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Western Europe
By on 11th Sep 2014
We booked this cruise with a totally open mind and having only done two ship visits on HAL ships in Dover and we were interested to try a new cruise line. We are both elite members on Celebrity, so... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Caribbean
By on 10th Sep 2014
Cruise was very enjoyable. Food was very elegant. Entertainment was superb. Service was very good. VerandaH suite was so big but comfy. Laundry service was excellent. Pool need a bit of... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 10th Sep 2014
The ship was very comfortable and the public areas were attractive. The artwork was really interesting. The Library/coffee area was a great idea. We travelled with friends and were given... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 9th Sep 2014
First the good - this was our first time on Holland America, we were hoping it was going to be like Celebrity and for the most part it was, but a few things were not quite so good. Our balcony... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Europe
By on 6th Sep 2014
We normally travel with P@O but this time we tried Holland America Line and what a mistake that was we had a cleaner vacuuming around our feet during our lunch,we had two men painting our balcony... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Niuew Amsterdam / Mediterranean
By on 3rd Sep 2014
Having sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam twice before in 2012 and really enjoyed the experience it seemed the logical choice to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We went on the Med Collectors cruise... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 2nd Sep 2014
This was a very enjoyable cruise. The fjords element was good but with hindsight we would not have extended to include the part of the cruise that was north of the arctic circle; not that it was... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 1st Sep 2014
Check in was smooth and cabins ready as soon as we got onboard. the crew were the friendliest i have ever encountered but the most notable were the staff in the pool/lido area. they made sure the... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 26th Aug 2014
I have just got back from a cruise on the Noordam – Holland American cruise line with my wife and 15 year old son. I am starting this review at the end of the cruise due to the event that... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Veendam / North America
By on 21st Aug 2014
We have just returned from our trip on the Veendam, visiting Europe, Greenland, Canada and New England. The ship has less restaurants than we normally experience, having the Lido café, the... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 19th Aug 2014
This was our first cruise with HAL - will we sail with them again? with the right itinerary and price certainly. I wouldn't say we were very experienced cruisers but we have saied with... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Niuew Amsterdam / Mediterranean
By on 19th Aug 2014
Just returned from 12 night trip on Nieuw Amsterdam from Barcelona to Venice on a 12 night cruise and had a fabulous time. We decided to,take this trip because it went straight to the med and we... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 18th Aug 2014
My wife & i are not "serial" cruisers. over the last 10 years we have been with p & o (2), ncl & silversea. a 2 week cruise along the norwegian coast to the north cape appealed and we... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 14th Aug 2014
Dear ms Ryndam, Staying in stateroom HH#398 we were lucky enough to have Soly as our attendant. He was beyond excellent: funny, warm, helpful, kind; the room was always beautifully presented.... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 13th Aug 2014
Just returned from a family cruise to the Fjords aboard the Ryndam, Holland America line, 2/8/14 - 9/8/14. My 3 daughters and their families, my wife and I, totalling 12 occupying 5 staterooms.... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 10th Aug 2014
July 19th – August 2nd 2014 Dover Round Trip Embarkation at Dover was organised and executed very well, the two bottles of wine in my hand luggage to not raise an eyebrow. Our cabin was... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 10th Aug 2014
July 19th – August 2nd 2014 Dover Round Trip Embarkation at Dover was organised and executed very well, the two bottles of wine in my hand luggage to not raise an eyebrow. Our cabin was... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Ryndam / Norwegian Fjords
By on 10th Aug 2014
Just arrived back from 3 weeks on the rynadam, NorthCape and Norway cruise, embarkation was excellent, no queues straight on and to the cabin. Outside deck 4 cabin 724. Large spacious cabin for 3... Read More »
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