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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
  • Kathleen Danell

    58 3 Alaska

    We sailed on the Statendam on June 30, 2006. This was our third cruise to Alaska; the second with Holland America. We are recently retired high school teachers, so this cruise was more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Balaan

    58 n/a Asia

    As most trips seem to transpire, this trip was initiated by my daughter who thought this cruise would be ‘too wonderful to pass up’. So, once the seed was planted, and the cabins bought, more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Fred Groth

    60 3 Mexican Riviera

    Cruise Line: Holland America Sailing Date: December 10th , 2002 1. General Comments: A great cruise, and my wife and I will gladly cruise again with Holland-America (HAL) more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Brian Lashchuk

    23 15 3 day Coastal Vancouver to San Diego

    Cruise Line: Holland America Sailing Date: October 3rd , 2002 I went on the Statendam 10-3-02 from Vancouver to San Diego. This is my 15th cruise and 2nd with more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Dennis Margel

    51 25 Alaska

    Background We are experienced cruisers having sailed on HAL, NCCL, and Princess (over 20 cruises on HAL).   We are fifty-ish and cruise with another more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Bill Belt

    61 to 70 3 to 5 Seward to Vancouver

    This was out fourth cruise on four different cruise lines and this was by far the best. We had with us another couple on their first cruise. We were in Anchorage and wanted to drive to more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Joan L. Wilner

    70 21 to 49 Mexican Riviera

    Although she is aging, the Statendam is still one of my favorite ships.   The reason--service, service, service!   The food is excellent--as good on the Lido deck as it is in the more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Bill Roddy

    Over 70 3 to 5 Mexican Riviera

    My first cruise in many years and it was great. The Statendam was very upscale and the passengers were more mature than in many lines. I was impressed at the number of wheel more

  • FamilyCruiser

    41 1 Alaska

    The Ride of the Ancient Mariners We rode the m.s. Statendam on a seven-day northbound Alaska cruise. It was our first cruise. It was definitely our last HAL cruise and probably our more

    10 users found this review helpful.
  • Karl & Heidi Thoennes

    42 2 Alaska

    This was our second cruise on Holland America. The first was on the Veendam in August 2003 as our honeymoon cruise. Like another reviewer on here, I was afraid those special more

    18 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