Cruise Reviews - Holland America Line - MS Westerdam

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Panama Canal

on 19th Mar 2016, By

Cruised from Vancouver through the Panama Canal to Fort Lauderdale. Cabin facilities were very good and our Steward gave us excellent service. The crew and staff were very helpful and friendly...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Panama Canal

on 27th Oct 2014, By

Just returned from a Panama Canal cruise with Holland America and it was great, Serena from www.CRUISE.co.uk organised it for us and did a marvellous job, our holiday went without a hitch. We went...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Alaska

on 17th Jul 2014, By

The arrival and embarkation onto the ship was trouble free,it helped not being a US citizen as the queues were a lot shorter. The state room (bit of an exaggeration) was as expected, although the...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Panama Canal

on 28th May 2014, By

We made a cruise 14 april 2014 in Panama For the food it was excellent For the rest no. The staff has the covered swimming pool made people of quotation change has 5:30 pm, no smile The cabin...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Pacific

on 15th May 2013, By

30 day roundtrip from San Diego,a month on board,but it was the obvious way to see the Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Islands of the South Pacific in a mid size ship,1800 passengers. Flew to san...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / North America

on 28th Apr 2013, By

Left Ft Lauderdale for 20 night cruise in Caribbean, Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao, Colombia, Panama Canal then Costa Rica, Niguagua,Guatamala& 5 ports in Mexico ending in San Diego. There...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Alaska

on 23rd Apr 2013, By

Seattle - Alaska - victoria, Canada -Seattle. Great cruise very picturesque in Glacier bay and excellent narration from the rangers that came on board. Take warm and waterproof layers to sit...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Pacific

on 17th Mar 2012, By

The cruise started from Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. A rough journey down the Pacific coast to San Diego was quite an experience: extremely high and rough seas, although we managed not to...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Pacific

on 17th Mar 2012, By

The cruise started from Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. A rough journey down the Pacific coast to San Diego was quite an experience: extremely high and rough seas, although we managed not to...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Africa

on 3rd Mar 2011, By

Hello, i was on the ms westerdam. on tour from cape town to rotterdam. the hal-ship is very good. the service is very soecial. the food is very good. the staff is very friendly. i would go...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Western Europe

on 11th Oct 2010, By

Westerdam - September 1010 from Piraeus. Ship was very good as were all the staff.......did find however that the food selection in main restaurant was quite limited and repetitive, whilst Lido...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Mediterranean

on 13th Jun 2010, By

Having cruised before with Princess Cruises we decided we wanted something a little quieter, and without the constant noise from the 'Big Screen'! We chose Holland America as it was a smaller ship...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Caribbean

on 24th Feb 2010, By

Good size stateroom, bathroom with bath and shower. A lovely ship, all you could possibly want on it. We dined every night in the main Dining Room with superb food, beautifully presented,...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Caribbean

on 17th Nov 2009, By

We enjoyed all the amenities and the itinerary on this ship and will definately cruise with them again. The food entertainment staff were good and our cabin was spacious. Being British we didn't...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Caribbean

on 19th Oct 2009, By

We cruised on the WESTERDAM in February 2009.Our balcony cabin was of acceptable size and it was good to have quality toiletries which were replaced daily.Storage was was adequate.Our cabin steward...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Caribbean

on 20th Aug 2009, By

This was our 4th HAL cruise.We have also cruised 7 times on the Yachts os Seabourn.We had a Superior Verandah Suite about 385sf. We flew t o Fort Lauderdale from Tampa.Embarkarkation was quick...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Panama Canal

on 19th May 2009, By

This is our 10 on holland america and second on a on a vista ship. first the negatives. the ship is very well laid out and there our lots of lounges, but i found it hard on this cruise to find a...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Caribbean

on 17th Feb 2009, By

The Playboy Jazz Cruise was about the jazz and the Caribbean; the rumours that each cabin came with its own Playboy bunny were deeply untrue. Well, that’s my story and like everybody else on...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Mediterranean

on 8th Feb 2009, By

We booked a european cruise with holland and america on one of their new ships the westerdam. all their ships I believe end in dam. this ship was huge and everything on board was done exceptionally...

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Westerdam / Mediterranean

on 24th Mar 2008, By

We sailed late September from Rome, this being 2nd cruise with HAL, we choose this cruise mainly for its very good itinery which included the Greek islands + EPHESUS in Turkey. Our cabin 6033...

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Neil Holmes's blog

Small ships are wanted!!

By Neil Holmes

P&O have announced that their small ship Adonia is to return to their 2017/2018 season. The ship was much loved by the P&O faithful and when she left the fleet to help with humanitarian work overseas there was a big hole to fill as many of the P&O fleet are larger ships and P&O were losing some of their passengers to cruise & Maritime and Fred Olsen.From June 2017 she will start Mediterranean, round Britain and even an Iceland sailing. The smaller more interesting ports w...

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Dec 06 2016 01:47PM


Adonia is coming home.an...

By Haydn Jones

Haydn Jones's blog

Really good news recently when P&O announced that the much loved Adonia, which left the fleet in 2015, will be making a comeback. I think this is fantastic news as I’ve had so many P&O customers asking what had happened to her.From June 2017 the Adonia will return to P&O and begin sailing a range of itineraries in Europe and the Caribbean.P&O Adonia is comng homeAdonia had previously left to sail as fathom cruises; a line dedicated to volunteer tourism. Guests were taken...

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Dec 07 2016 09:41AM

Ports of Call or Sea Days?

By Lee Johnson

Lee Johnson's blog

After booking a passenger yesterday on a 24 night Caribbean cruise from Southampton return it got me thinking about the different itineraries, some that are port intensive and some that have lots of Sea days, as this one did.Having taken my first Cruise back in 2002 on board the QE2 transatlantic to New York I fell in love with the cruise experience during those sea days. There was always something going on, be that Ballroom dancing or learning the tango (I didn’t do any of this for th...

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Dec 09 2016 11:34AM