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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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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • 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 they...read more

    57 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 time...read 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 cruise...read more

    34 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 were...read more

    85 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 different...read more

    81 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. This...read 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. In...read more

    3 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 our...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Linda Arye

    50 5 Eastern Caribbean

    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

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Cathy Cole

    40 something 5 Eastern/Southern Caribbean

    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

    5 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