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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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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Terrie F 55 3 Asia

    Over all is was fine with a friendly staff. Being on deck 7 we had access to the Neptune Lounge, and John C was a great Concierge and always so friendly and helpful. Same as more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • 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 more

    17 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 more

    49 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 more

    6 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 more

    34 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 more

    33 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 more

    18 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 more

    67 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 more

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

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

    18 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