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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
  • 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 more

    46 users found this review helpful.
  • Del 55 1 Sydney to Auckland

    Everything was great except the daily bingo entry was very expensive and only about half of the money collected was returned to the players in prizes. The food was excellent and well more

    50 users found this review helpful.
  • Bernice Alkoc 60 5 Singapore to Hong Kong

    We had some very bad experiences on the Holland America Volendam. The hoiday was a disaster. The toilets, both in the cabins and the public areas, were blocked almost as frequently as more

    61 users found this review helpful.
  • Cindi

    53 2 Southern Caribbean

    HAD A GREAT TIME…Didn't want it to end My sister and I just got back from the April 18th thru 28th - 10 Day on Holland America's Volendam (Wayfarer itinerary). What a great more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark Hunacek

    58 11 Panama Canal

    As a change of pace this year, my wife and I decided to spend Christmas and New Year’s on a cruise ship. The two of us, along with my daughter and her boyfriend, took a ten-day more

    35 users found this review helpful.
  • Jorge Gonzalez

    54 1 Vancouver

    This was our first cruise for my wife and I.  We chose HAL for the price and the scheduled fitted our vacation plans.  As a first time traveler on a cruise, it is possible that we more

    88 users found this review helpful.
  • Martin Peterson

    66 14 Alaska

    The Volendam is the nicest ship we have sailed on. It's the right size at 63,000 tons and 1400 passengers. It was our third cruise on Holland America. We have cruised to many more

    85 users found this review helpful.
  • David Combs

    45 1 Southern Caribbean

    We traveled on the HAL Volendam, and were very happy with the experience. The cruise left from Vancouver Canada and sailed through the Inside Passage then returned to Vancouver. more

    34 users found this review helpful.
  • Lisa Stockfleth

    66 25 Southern Caribbean

    We enjoyed the cruise very much. The service, for the most part was excellent. We took a ship's excursion in Aruba and visited the aloe farm and plant. This was interesting. more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • P. Pine

    57 7 Southern Caribbean

    Mt husband who is 61, myself and friends of ours were excited to leave on our first 10 day cruise. We cruise every January. We flew into Ft. Lauderdale Airport the day before we lefton more

    4 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