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
72 4 round trip San Diego-Hawaii24 users found this review helpful.
Embarkation day (every cruiser’s least favorite time) in San Diego was well-handled by friendly, competent staff. If you have internet access, save time by filling out all the immigration...read more
40 5 Alaska38 users found this review helpful.
This was our second cruise with HAL – our first was in 1999, also to Alaska, on the Volendam. We were a little concerned that our fabulous memories from that cruise may have “made the...read more
Mary Judith Wilson
66 3 Alaska9 users found this review helpful.
My husband and I were very please with our cruise. Although we were somewhat disappointed in the Misty Fjords shore excursion, this was probably due more to the time of year than any fault...read more
48 4 Mexican Riviera14 users found this review helpful.
We have now had a week to digest our wonderful cruise. I would like to share some impressions of our time in San Diego and our week away from reality on the ms Statendam. We arrived...read more
23 17 Coastal Repositioning10 users found this review helpful.
I went on the Statendam on May 8 the three day transition cruise from San Diego to Vancouver. This was my 2nd time on the Statendam and 3rd time on Holland America. I really...read more
49 and 50 4 Mexican Riviera14 users found this review helpful.
We are absolutely sold on Holland America. This is our 4th cruise aboard HAL, and we have been very satisfied each time. This was a week-long cruise, round trip from beautiful San...read more
39 7 Hawaii4 users found this review helpful.
Embarkation – 9 (scale of 1-10, 10 being best) My wife, 2 year old son, and I arrived by taxi at the cruise terminal in San Diego. There were porters at the curb to take our...read more
Michael W. Burton
55 20 Alaska12 users found this review helpful.
Had the unfortunate experience of being on the Statendam when a generator blew, and we were towed back to Vancouver. Some crew members worked yeoman hours and were super. Others, including my...read more
70 12 San Diego to Hawaii6 users found this review helpful.
Our flight from NY arrived in San Diego the morning of the cruise and HAL personnel at the airport directed us to their shuttle to the pier. We arrived at about noon and...read more
52 6 Mexican Riviera1 users found this review helpful.
My wife and I decided that January and February are ideal months to get out of the Midwest weather. Since we were visiting kids in California in January, we decided to take a Mexican Riviera...read more