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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
  • Dan

    50 3 Mexico

    10 Tips You Need to Know About the Oosterdam Mexican Riviera Cruise Overall.  For us, any cruise is a spectacular and wonderful experience.  We really enjoyed the food, service, more

    234 users found this review helpful.
  • Edwin Freeman

    43 7 Alaska

    This was our third cruise to Alaska, each time with Holland America. We’ve also traveled with both Princess and NCL, but have previously been so happy with HAL’s cruises to Alaska ( more

    190 users found this review helpful.
  • Patrick and Harriett Regan

    n/a 15 Mexican Riviera

    CRUISE VALUE The Internet is full of cruise value lately just a few weeks from sailing dates, and we grabbed this cruise with a category SY suite guarantee. This was the first time we more

    95 users found this review helpful.
  • Marilyn Carter

    42 2 Mexican Riviera

    August 26, 2006 we started our week of fun and adventure. Upon arrival in Seattle, we found that because we registered on-line, that our processing time was cut in half. My 80 yr old mother, more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Tony Scott

    57 1 Mexican Riviera

    First cruise for my wife and I. Ms Oosterdam was a great introduction to cruising and the standard would be hard to match. The service and food were fantastic. The Filipino and more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Jerod Harris

    25 1 Mexican Riviera

    The embarkation process was very smooth and we were on the ship in a matter of minutes. This being my first time on a cruise, I was in awe from the second we boarded. The ship was more

    28 users found this review helpful.
  • Dwight Alexander

    59 2 Mexican Riviera

    We were once again VERY impressed by Holland America; and anything we didn't like on a previous Maasdam Cruise seem to be addressed!! The new ''automatic $10'' a day tip on your bill more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Darrell W

    43 6 Mexican Riviera

    After several cruises (all with Holland America) we decided to try a shorter cruise as a mid winter get-away. San Diego was nice on arrival (we came two days early to play in town) more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • JB McWilliams

    38 1 Mexican Riviera

    What a wonderful time!! Yes, I am now a former "first time cruiser". My family and I enjoyed everything from the the personal service of the cabin stewards to the seamless relationships more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Julie

    46 2 Mexican Riviera

    The Oosterdam is a beautiful ship kept in immaculate shape. Not a thing was out of place. Our room (5058)was for our family of four - two teenagers!! It was cozy but it accomodated us more

    8 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