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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
  • 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

    112 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

    87 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

    134 users found this review helpful.
  • Tim Harman 45 8 Mexican Rivirea

    If your style is old people, very old, then this is your line. If you are a sports fan this is NOT your ship. It was the beginning of March Madness, the only sports they show, even in the " more

    50 users found this review helpful.
  • Mrs L 60+ 20+ Mexico

    Having cruised on Holland America previously, I must looked forward to this cruise. We booked a deluxe veranda suite, at expensive prices, and had a great aft cabin with deck on two sides. more

    91 users found this review helpful.
  • Trevor and Janet Harrison 59 8 Eastern Mediterranean

    Having been on Celebrity Constellation earlier this year, I was somewhat worried what I was going to find on Holland America (having been with them over 5 years ago). Why should I have worried? more

    48 users found this review helpful.
  • Judy Johnson 51 8 Eastern Mediterranean

    We thoroughly enjoyed our recent experience aboard the ms Oosterdam cruising the Eastern Mediterranean. We are no strangers to cruises; this is the eighth time we have traveled by ship, once more

    34 users found this review helpful.
  • Kris 37 4 Mediterranean

    We traveled from Venice to Barcelona through the Greek Islands. We went to some wonderful ports of call but had our trip marred by horrible Holland America customer service. Our cabin more

    36 users found this review helpful.
  • Raymond Hall 63 4 Mexican Riviera

    The overall experience was far below expectatation. Our cabin contained a table but no chairs when we deployed. The ice machines constantly ran out of ice and the wait staff appeared to care more

    68 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