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Built in 1996, the Veendam completes Holland America's four-ship Statendam class. Deployed around the Americas, the Veendam offers a traditional premium-class cruise experience.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Steve Johnson

    66 5 Eastern Caribbean

    M/S Veendam, Eastern Caribbean Nov 24 – Dec 1 Embarkation/Disembarkation: Departed Houston, TX for Fort Lauderdale the Friday more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Mick Bettesworth

    51 5 Eastern Caribbean

    Review of Eastern Caribbean cruise aboard MS Veendam 10th November 2001. We live in England. We cruised in 2000 aboard the Maasdam on a Western Caribbean cruise more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • B Emanuel

    31 to 40 6 to 10 Eastern Caribbean

    I have read several books where "The Critics" score her down for entertainment and food compared to other premium lines such as Celebrity.   Please ignore this nonsense.   The more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • E.J. Pettinato & Diana Plasberg

    39-43 First Southern Caribbean

            There are not enough good words in the dictionary to describe how wonderful our first cruise experience was. The level of service provided by the Holland America Line more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Chris

    n/a 2 Western Caribbean

    First of all, I wouldn't be able to review every aspect of this ship, but i would if you want to know any specific part of the ship or service i encourage you to e-mail me and i more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Tony Charbonneau

    31 to 40 2nd Southern Caribbean

    The ship was great! Spotless! We had a mini-suite on the Navigation Deck near the back. This was a great location as the pool (saltwater) was close by and the Lido restaurant was just up more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • John Paul Picklesimer

    46 to 55 6 to 10 Western Caribbean

    I cannot say enough about this ship and the HAL experience. This is a class act. This was our 8th cruise...and without a doubt the best. The ship is unbelievable: clean, huge insides, 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:1996
  • Space Ratio:43.8 / 34.1
  • Gross Tonnage:55,451gt
  • Crew:560
  • Length:719 ft. / 219 m