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.
- Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
Bob M 58 7 Vancouver - Seward14 users found this review helpful.
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 the...read more
Philip Haggerty 81 33 South America4 users found this review helpful.
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 Pinnacle...read more
Faye Paul 67 3 Panama Canal5 users found this review helpful.
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 a...read more
Gigi 50 2 Angrage to Vancouver17 users found this review helpful.
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 let...read more
Bob 67 1 Alaska15 users found this review helpful.
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 up...read more
Randy Klaepatch 52 5 Inside passage Vanvouver to Seaward23 users found this review helpful.
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 could...read more
Barry M 63 4 Panama Canal40 users found this review helpful.
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 to...read more
Brenda Dawson 66 1 PANAMA CANAL9 users found this review helpful.
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 so...read more
Mike Brewer 63 6 Ft Lauderdale to San Diego19 users found this review helpful.
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 above...read more
Charles Vassel 67 5 Alaska54 users found this review helpful.
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 and...read more