Originally built for the unforgotten Royal Viking Line as the Royal Viking Sun in 1988, this handsome, mid-sized vessel left the Seabourn fleet in early 2002 to become Holland America Line's most intimate cruise ship. The premium cruise line aptly calls the Prinsendam its "Elegant Explorer".
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Garry Ashby 70 25+ Iberian and Gallic Explorer11 users found this review helpful.
As usual, our cruise experience was great. The staff of the Prinsendam are among the best we have ever encountered. The food in the main dining room was interesting, well prepared, elegantly...read more
Carole Kemps 73 11 Baltic5 users found this review helpful.
On whole this was an ok cruise. The ports were interesting especially Finland and St. Petersburg. The Prinsendam was in the poorest shape of any ship we have been on. The cabin furniture is very...read more
Linda 70 27 Celtic Adventure11 users found this review helpful.
We are 4 star HAL cruisers. Was on Prinsendam from Singapore to Beijing and Beijing to Osaka. This was when HAL introduced her as a new ship! After our initial disappointment, we grew to love...read more
Andrea Davison 60 15 Black Sea103 users found this review helpful.
The Prinsendam is a wonderfully elegant smaller ship. It's used by HAL to cruise around the world and as such, the service was excellent, the food was delicious (some of the best we've had in...read more
Jim Thornton 75 20 Northern Europe41 users found this review helpful.
The MS Prinsendam is one of Holland America's smaller ships that carry 793 passengers and a crew of 443. It was built in 1988 as the Royal Viking Sun for the Royal Viking Line and in less than two...read more
Bruce and Dee Dee Baldwin
n/a 36 New Zealand/Australia15 users found this review helpful.
This is by far the most charming and intimate Holland America ship we have seen. The Prinsendam reminds me of the grand old days of cruising. By today’s standards, she is a small...read more
55-64 range 10 Transatlantic, European Highlights, and Baltic Summer16 users found this review helpful.
Many passengers on the first few voyages of Holland-American Line’s Prinsendam believed (some had read) that it was a new ship. Most, however, seemed aware it was the former Royal Viking...read more
Dustyn M. Sain
51 8 Australia/New Zealand53 users found this review helpful.
Please consider this review a warning if you intend to sail on the Holland America MS Princendam in the near future. Change your travel plans now if you can. This ship does not meet the...read more
50 6 Baltic29 users found this review helpful.
We just returned from a great cruise on the Prinsendam, the small size ship was easy to make friends and see them all the time... whether on the ship or in the ports. The main...read more
Leon J. Makasjian
34 Several Baltic63 users found this review helpful.
We had the opportunity to sail three consecutive segments with the Prinsendam; we covered the Mediterranean; the Black Sea, and Northern Africa. A total of 48 consecutive days; August 30 to...read more