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The first in a series of four sister ships, the Statendam inaugurated in 1993. It served as the basis for Holland America's partnership with Italian Fincantieri shipyard, which has built all eight new HAL ships since 1993 with four additional vessels on order.

Overall Rating
Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Bob M 58 7 Vancouver - Seward

    This was our 7th cruise but first with HAL. Many operational issues from reservations not knowing things about the ship and cabins to on board customer service that was poor to say more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • Philip Haggerty 81 33 South America

    An interesting and somewhat unique itinerary on a dated, but well run ship. The high ratio of sea days to port days was an aspect we liked. Average food for a cruise line. The more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Faye Paul 67 3 Panama Canal

    The Canal is the real point of this 2 week itinerary. It is one day but well worth the wait to see one of the wonders of the world. Ship had been updated so was looking very nice. It is more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Gigi 50 2 Angrage to Vancouver

    If you are not 75 years old, it is better take another cruise. The ship is very organized to board and leave the ship, but the entertainment is fit most seniors test. Most I want to more

    17 users found this review helpful.
  • Bob 67 1 Alaska

    Major issue with misrepresentation of offering. Major pricing deception on boat. 16 oz draft beers were advertized, but sold in 12 oz glasses. There were no 12 oz glasses available. Brought more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • Randy Klaepatch 52 5 Inside passage Vanvouver to Seaward

    Very disappointed with ship and status of ship as it was reputed to have been refurbished i 2004-2005. It must have been budget/cost affected greatly as I saw more deficiencies than I more

    23 users found this review helpful.
  • Barry M 63 4 Panama Canal

    Having been on other cruises and cruise lines and traveled the world extensively we find our attitude has as much to do with our experience as any single service we might use on board. We like more

    40 users found this review helpful.
  • Brenda Dawson 66 1 PANAMA CANAL

    This was the first cruise for me and i had a wonderful time. I lost my husband suddenly in oct/09 and needed a break , at first i thought i had made a mistake going by myself but this was not more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike Brewer 63 6 Ft Lauderdale to San Diego

    Very unhappy about the quality of this cruise compared to other Hal cruises. Cabin was well used with floor buckling and pounding noise when stepped on. Very noisy from people running more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Charles Vassel 67 5 Alaska

    The cruise was a 10 package, three days on land trips and seven days on the Statendam. From the time we arrived in Anchorage the trip was wonderful. It is the best overall experience my wife more

    54 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1266
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:1627
  • Inaugurated:1993
  • Space Ratio:43.8 / 34.1
  • Gross Tonnage:55,451gt
  • Crew:560
  • Length:719 ft. / 219 m