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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.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Herb Meisen

    70 12 San Diego to Hawaii

      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 more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • William Schwartz

    52 6 Mexican Riviera

    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 more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Rick Schindler

    60 12 10 day Mexico

    After having been on 11 cruises previously, 5 of which were with "Celebrity", we decided to try "HAL". The timing, itinerary and price were perfect. We have taken the 7 day Mex. cruise more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Ted K. Wade

    40's 2 Southbound Seward - Vancouver

    If any of you have read my review of the Ryndam , you may remember that I said I would probably not take the same Alaskan cruise again, even though we were very happy with more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Deborah Fleming

    48 First Cruise Vancouver to Seward

    Vancouver’s airport is huge and most airline passengers you’ll encounter in it don’t speak English. Chinese seems to be the predominant language. After claiming my bags (traveling with more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Doug Hembrf

    47 15 Back to back Alaska

    This was a back to back cruise May 6-20,2001 on the HAL Statendam Vancouver-Seward-Vancouver. Overall this was my 14th and 15th cruises, and 5th and6th to Alaska. This was also more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Judi Carpenter

    48 First Cruise Vancouver to Seward

    I have cruised regularly since the early 80's, on various different lines and   believe that this was cruise# 27.    HAL is my favorite cruise line and the NORWAY is my more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • H. T. Maclin

    Over 70 21 Hawaii from/to San Diego

            We have sailed on a variety of ships on oceans, rivers, lakes and canals and continue to enjoy such travel to this day because for us it's the only way to go for relaxation, more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Bill A. Belt

    47 15 Alaska

    DISCLAIMER (The following views and opinions are those solely of this writer and pertain solely to this cruise. There are hundreds or room, hundreds of passengers and too more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Joan Weber

    36 to 45 3 to 5 Alaska

    We would do it again. (We will do it again! How about tomorrow, honey?) Here are the details as best as I can remember: SEATTLE   AIRPORT & GETTING TO more

    5 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