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The second ship in Holland America's Statendam-class, the Maasdam inaugurated in 1993. In 2002 she is based in the Caribbean, year-round.

Overall Rating
Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Kenneth Eden

    Young Boomer 66 Southern Caribbean

    This was our fourth cruise from Norfolk on the Maasdam. I reviewed the interiors of this ship on the first Norfolk cruise, and will only touch upon several "new" interior findings. more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Pat Poitras

    62 10 Montreal/Boston

    We arrived in Montreal three days early to sightsee. Upon arrival, we were greeted at the airport and taken to the Four Points Sheridan Hotel (10 minutes from the airport). We had more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Rob Holloway

    63 4 Montreal/Boston

    Pros: Ports and Staff Cons: Slow debarkation, probably due to Port of Montreal staffing Maasdam by Rob Holloway Eastern Canada May 20, 2006 Cabin Category: Balcony Cabin Number: more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • John and Gwen Bain

    55+ 7 Southern Caribbean

    Embarkation at Norfolk, Virginia was well handled and will only get better once the new terminal is complete. Arrival & welcome aboard made us very comfortable and after boarding at more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Ron Babski

    43 1 Eastern Caribbean

    Absolutely superb experience with Holland America. Our party included Husband/Wife/Daughters 14/12/10 years old. Highlights: Service, Dining, Entertainment, Shore Excursions, more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Kenneth Eden

    n/a 61 Eastern Caribbean

    500th voyage of the Maasdam. Since this was a milestone cruise, HAL had many special parties and gifts for the passengers, and one fine gift was the Big Band, live, of Sammy Kaye, under more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Bob Caswell

    73 25 Eastern Caribbean

    I returned from an Eastern Caribbean big band cruise on Holland America’s Maasdam the week before Christmas. Here are a few of my impressions, some similar to those of previous reviewer, more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Henry Kaczmarek

    49 1 Eastern Caribbean

    My wife and I had been waiting to go on a cruise since we first got married in 1979, and used to watch 1st run episodes of The Love Boat on TV. Finally we decided we didn’t want to more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Jay Rubenstein

    73 40+ Montreal/Boston

    Shame on you Holland American. Overnight you have fallen from one of the top cruise lines to the bottom. Who cares about the million dollar program of upgrading bed sheets and more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • John Murphy

    60 3 Southern Caribbean

    This was certainly a different cruise than the first 2 we did with Holland America. A day before departure we were called and told that the ship would be docking two hours late and more

    4 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1266
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:1627
  • Inaugurated:1993
  • Space Ratio:43.8 / 34.1
  • Gross Tonnage:55,451gt
  • Crew:560
  • Length:719 ft. / 219 m