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.
- Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
56 20+ Mexican Riviera16 users found this review helpful.
After 20+ cruises this one ranked very close to the top, though the weather could have been warmer with the first two and last two days temperature in the mid 60's, the three port days in...read more
Ian and Elaine Hill
51/59 2 Mexican Rivera9 users found this review helpful.
This was our second cruise. We first took the Oosterdam to the Western Caribbean in January 2004 and now the same ship to the Mexican Riviera in January 2005. Doing the same ship 2 years in...read more
57 7 Eastern Caribbean2 users found this review helpful.
What a ship! Holland America has got it right. From Imbang, our cabin steward, to Capt. Mercer, all staff (except for two) were extremely helpful, friendly, and a joy to be around. Steve at...read more
54 3 Western Caribbean5 users found this review helpful.
A very enjoyable cruise, in spite of the first two days spent in high seas, which today’s flat-bottomed cruise ships can’t handle. Very happy with the staff and crew of the Oosterdam....read more
55 9 Eastern Caribbean5 users found this review helpful.
Let me start out by saying this was our ninth cruise...first time on Holland America, and will be our last time on Holland America. We took the bus from Cruise Connections from Jacksonville...read more
27 1 Eastern Caribbean2 users found this review helpful.
This was our first cruise and we had a blast! My fiancee (we got engaged the morning of the cruise) had a room on the 8th floor while my room was on the 4th floor (couldn't feel the movement...read more
35 5 Alaska34 users found this review helpful.
I am not new to cruising. I have cruise on ships owned by Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, and Norwegian cruise lines. However, Holland America is the worst by far. Although...read more
n/a 1 Seattle/Alaska15 users found this review helpful.
WooHoo! What a great first cruise we had! We took Holland America’s Oosterdam’s maiden Alaska voyage and it was DYNO! We wanted to be one of the first cruises in the Alaska cruise...read more
48 4 Western Caribbean
I just want to focus here on the children's programs since I had heard what great strides HA was making in this area. I'm here to tell you that if this is progress, I'd hate to see where...read more
66 seven Western Caribbean6 users found this review helpful.
Upon leaving from bostons' logan airport & arriving at ft. lauderdale to begin our 7 day cruise I have decided to write this review with full honesty and an open mind. We normally cruise...read more