Cruise Reviews - Holland America Line - MS Zaandam

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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Alaska

on 30th Oct 2016, By

One of the better cruises we've taken. The ship is well maintained, and the staff were mostly very helpful. Some of the Front Desk staff didn't do what they said they would (on more than 1...

2260 views , 8 of 10 people found this useful , 3 comments

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / South America

on 6th Feb 2016, By

South America and Antarctic Cruise - Zaandam This was a Holland America cruise, although that was not the reason we booked it. Imagine was the tour company and the destination was what we were...

1604 views , 32 of 36 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / South America

on 13th Aug 2015, By

To celebrate my 80th birthday did an excellent cruise on zaandam from buenos aires to Santiago via Montevideo ,Falklands,Patagonia ,Cape Horn and the Chilean fiords .very comfortable cabin with a...

1973 views , 10 of 12 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / South America

on 9th Apr 2015, By

We booked this cruise because South America was somewhere we had always wanted to travel to and having cruised with HAL previously we thought that we would get the same good service -...

1640 views , 7 of 9 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Alaska

on 11th Jan 2015, By

We booked a land / cruise trip with Holland America and, although it was the more expensive way, we chose to do the land part first and then relax on the cruise ship. for us, this method proved...

2333 views , 18 of 19 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / South America

on 2nd Jan 2015, By

Lily's arrangements for our cruise went according to plan. The Feirs hotel,Buenos Aries, and the Kennedy,Santiago were both well situated ,comfortable and had friendly staff. I arranged "free"...

2164 views , 10 of 10 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / South America

on 27th Feb 2014, By

This cruise to Antarctica by way of Argentina, Uruguay, the Falkland Islands and Chile was a very comfortable way or reaching an otherwise inaccessible destination. Our reason for cruising is as a...

3024 views , 22 of 22 people found this useful , 2 comments

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / South America

on 18th Dec 2013, By

Very pleasant ship, nicely understated and attracting an older demographic, so no unruly kids or noise from drunken passengers. Cabin, a vista suite, nicely furnished good size balcony....

2242 views , 6 of 13 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Panama Canal

on 12th Oct 2013, By

Apologies in advance if you think this is too long. We don't see many Holland America reviews and I want to give a fair picture. They deserve it. Several months ago we booked a cruise from...

2861 views , 25 of 26 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Alaska

on 20th Aug 2013, By

This was my first ever cruising holiday and it is one I want to repeat. The first half of the trip was land based. We flew from Vancouver to Whitehorse, then to Dawson City travelling across the...

1547 views , 11 of 12 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Alaska

on 24th Jul 2013, By

We booked a week’s cruise on the Zaandam travelling from Vancouver to Anchorage. As we were then going to hire a car for another 2 weeks, we chose not to take evening dress, in order to...

2420 views , 13 of 18 people found this useful , 1 comment

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Pacific

on 13th Jan 2013, By

This was our third cruise, having cruised with NCL & Princess previously and on ships that were larger by some 20-30 thousand tons, so Zaandam is the smallest ship that we have cruised in so...

2214 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Alaska

on 7th Aug 2012, By

Did this live up to expectations? Yes! Alaska was wonderful and this itinery was excellent a great way to see the south west of Alaska. We stayed on and toured mainland Alaska by car which we...

4197 views , 4 of 6 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 18th Apr 2012, By

We sailed from Hong Kong to Singapore on the Zaandam on 5th March 2012. On approaching the ship the paintwork looked neglected. Before going to our cabin on Dolphin deck we met passengers who had...

4218 views , 6 of 26 people found this useful , 2 comments

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 11th Apr 2012, By

HAL MS Zaandam – Asia Explorer We flew out of Heathrow on the new Qantas A380 and what a great start to the holiday. We have flown on many of the main carriers but have to say that...

3758 views , 17 of 18 people found this useful , 1 comment

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 5th Apr 2012, By

Good value - holland america. this was our third experience with hal. of particular note was the reception desk which although busy the staff were always courteous and honest with opinions - on...

2637 views , 5 of 6 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 2nd Apr 2012, By

We have just returned from this cruise it was with Holland Americaon the Zaandam. We picked the ship up in Hong Kong our cabin was a good size with ice every day but no kettle or fresh fruit our...

3253 views , 0 of 3 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 29th Mar 2012, By

Having just returned from the holland america zanndam cruise from hong kong to singapore it is looking back possible the worst cruise ship we have been on. the ship itself is in dire need of a...

2899 views , 2 of 6 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 27th Mar 2012, By

We really enjoyed our cruise on the Zaandam. The ship was in need of a refit but we thought it was very spacious and all the crew were friendly and attentive. We ate mainly in the self service...

2873 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Zaandam / Far East

on 23rd Mar 2012, By

I am going to try to write an accurate review of the Holland America Zaandam. There have been a lot of bad reviews about this cruise ship so i will make this as balanced as possible. Our cruise...

3112 views , 10 of 11 people found this useful
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