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The Oosterdam is the first of 2nd "Vista Class" ships being introduced by Holland America. She is a break from the traditional design and format for Holland America ships and is designed to be more attractive to a wider demographic than former Holland America ships.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Jen 39 5 Vancouver to Seattle

    This is the third time we have done the repositioning cruise. Twice from Seattle to Vancouver, this time Vancouver to Seattle. Holland America has always met our standards, this time however more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Jeffrey Clinard 44 15 Mexican Riveria

    A fairly basic cruise with a few nice things and many disappointing things. Big pluses were DVD borrowing services and large staterooms. Entertainment / activities were minimal. Lack of more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Stacey Coppess 45 1 Mexican Riviera

    This was our first cruise and we loved every second of the experience from the moment we stepped onto the ship in San Diego to the last minute of the last day..... We had a blast!!! The crew more

    23 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike G 63 10 Mexico Riveria

    My wife and I went on this cruise with some friends that we always travel with, She is handicapped and uses a wheel chair. They booked a handicapped room and we booked a verandah room. We more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Jerry Schloetter 73 10 Mexican Riviera

    We have friends who rave about Holland America Lines, but my wife and I were disappointed. I guess we expected more. After out last three cruises on Oceania and Azamara, we felt that this more

    22 users found this review helpful.
  • Sarah 22 1 Mexican Riviera

    This was my first cruise and I loved it! The food was wonderful, and the staff was very nice. I had been told that this cruise line catered to senior citizens, which is true. Many of the more

    61 users found this review helpful.
  • Elisa 38 5 Seattle to Vancouver

    What a huge disappointment (and that's being kind)! We were traveling with a large group, as a post-wedding event. The service was awful, the food was mediocre, and the entertainment was more

    25 users found this review helpful.
  • Kim Bower 49 4 Alaska Inside Passage

    Went with friends as we all were celebrating our 26th anniversaries. We had the most amazing weather every day. In fact, the captain of the ship and the captain of our whale watching more

    108 users found this review helpful.
  • Craig Wolverton 48 2 Inside Passage - Alaska

    The ship was fantastic, and we enjoyed it from beginning to end. There is a wonderful crew, the food is amazing, and the Inside Passage trip was great. Food was excellent, and the dining more

    85 users found this review helpful.
  • scott 55 1 mexican riveria

    This was our first cruise, so I talked to a lot of people on the cruise, most of which had several cruises under their belt. Holland American Line (HAL) seems to be a very loyal group, as most more

    130 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1848
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:200
  • Space Ratio:
  • Gross Tonnage:85,000
  • Crew:800
  • Length:951