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 Volendam

The first in a new series of Holland America Line ships, the Volendam entered service in 1999. She is deployed in the Caribbean during the winter months and in Alaska during the summer season.

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  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Phillip STIRTON 70 20+ singapore to singapre

    The cruise commenced and ended in Singapore and was overall very enjoyable even given the illness issue. The ship itself is probably showing its age somewhat which is more apparent if you have...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Susan Shane 59 6 Alaskan Cruise

    This was our first cruise to Alaska which we boarded in Vancouver. It was awesome and fantastic. We were on the Volendam and I know that there last cruise on the Alaskan route is September 24th....read more

    26 users found this review helpful.
  • STEPHEN HORNBY 67 2 Alaska

    All in all not an experience we would want to repeat. Mediocre food. Very nice cabin. Kept very clean by the young Balinese staff Did not care for the entertainment....read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Neil 54 5 Asia Singapore to Kobe

    Lies from Holland America LIES on a 28 day cruise with Holland America(HAL) Volendam. Feb 4-March 4 2013 Stateroom requested Suite G2706 ... Paid $3850 per person march 2012...read more

    27 users found this review helpful.
  • John 61 1 Alaska from Vancouver

    This was our first cruise, and was part of a longer four week stay in Canada. Friends who have been cruising always get excited when talking about cruising, but we were distinctly...read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark McAndrew 51 2 Australia and New Zealand

    It was very enjoyable(except for an illness occurring for a few days). Excellent staff who managed cabins, food and enquiries. Excellent guest artists and very good HAL contracted artists....read more

    17 users found this review helpful.
  • Peter Gunn 62 4 Vancouver-Alaska

    A very positive experience. The crew worked very hard to make the total experience as satisfying as possible. Having read previous reviews casting some doubt on the Volendam, we were very pleased...read more

    61 users found this review helpful.
  • Jacqueline Keck 67 1 cruise tour alasak

    We couldn't have been treated better. Everything about this cruise ship from the food/entertainment/tours/friendliness was outstanding. I will cruise again with Holland America and recommend this...read more

    51 users found this review helpful.
  • jsy lee 40 20+ HK-HK

    overall cruise experinece: good.it was value for money but it was not a luxury cruise.date of travel: oct 2009 on a 15night cruise from HK to da nang,saigon,nga trang,xiamen,sanya,shanghai n HK...read more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • Fiona 49 2 Auckland to Sydney

    We had a great time aboard the Volendam everything was excellent, food, service, cabin staff just wonderful very friendly. Hal seems to go to more ports than the other cruiselines already planning...read more

    45 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1440
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:1850
  • Inaugurated:1999
  • Space Ratio:42.3 / 32.9
  • Gross Tonnage:60,906gt
  • Crew:560
  • Length:781 ft. / 238 m