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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58 11 Panama Canal34 users found this review helpful.
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 cruise...read more
54 1 Vancouver84 users found this review helpful.
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 were...read more
66 14 Alaska81 users found this review helpful.
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 different ...read more
45 1 Southern Caribbean34 users found this review helpful.
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. This...read more
66 25 Southern Caribbean3 users found this review helpful.
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. In...read more
57 7 Southern Caribbean4 users found this review helpful.
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 our...read more
50 5 Eastern Caribbean7 users found this review helpful.
The sister ship the Zaandam was newer and more up to date. I understand the Volendam goes into dry dock in Dec. for a total re-do. It needs it. The rugs are stained, the menu at the...read more
40 something 5 Eastern/Southern Caribbean5 users found this review helpful.
Day minus One - Leave The Artic Cold of Michigan! My cruise partner (best friend Joan) and I set off for Ft. Lauderdale on Friday, January 14. My ever patient boyfriend Joe (also know as...read more
47 2 Alaska18 users found this review helpful.
All in all it was a wonderful cruise. The service (dining as well as cabin) was excellent. Not sure if ours was the typical cruise, but most passengers were of the 70+ age bracket. Not...read more
teens 2 Alaska22 users found this review helpful.
Best for people who want: A laidback, relaxed environment with not to many children around, midsized ship, excellent service, impeccable décor and a small splash of fun! 40+ ...read more