The Westerdam is the third of 5 "Vista Class" ships being introduced by Holland America. She is a break from the traditional design and format for Holland America ships and is designed to be more attractive to a wider demographic than former Holland America ships.
- Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
Maureen Norgate 69 10 Caribbean5 users found this review helpful.
Summarizing our holiday I would say we had a good time but will not use HAL again. In our opinion not up to five star prices. Would suit families who like cruising and on a limited budget. I...read more
Catherine 46 6 Alaska25 users found this review helpful.
Lovely Holland America cruise through amazing locations absolutely RUINED by a single onboard jewelry purchase. Food was hit or miss, mostly mediocre. Cabin was very nice ...read more
Adam 31 3 Alaska14 users found this review helpful.
This was the worst cruise I've been on by far. Ever since being acquired by Carnival, Holland-America line has been steadily declining. This was my second HAL cruise. 6 years ago, I cruised on...read more
Genie Lee 61 4 Alaska8 users found this review helpful.
This was the worst ship I have ever been on. The crew seemed like this was their first cruise. They were unprepared and some could hardly speak or understand English.The dining room was frequesntly...read more
Thomas Casaro 66 10 Hawaii and Tahiti21 users found this review helpful.
This cruise was like a floating Assisted Living facility. Average age of passengers was close to 80, with entertainment geared toward that age group. If you are in your 60's or younger, you...read more
Bill McFarlane 59 10 Pacific Coast Van to San Diego8 users found this review helpful.
This was the worst cruise of the ten we have taken over the years! Weather which was of course beyond the cruise line's control forced closure of all swimming pools and hot tubs and prevented the...read more
mary 38 1 alaska59 users found this review helpful.
The service was great and the cabin stewards were wonderful however I will not be going on another Holland America cruise. Our cruise was a 7 day cruise to Alaska. The food was horrible. I equate...read more
Ann Brenning 70 1 caribbean23 users found this review helpful.
This was the first cruise for my husband and i. It was a wonderful experience. Everything on the Westerdam was elegant . The food was well prepared and presented in the main dining rom. We...read more
Keith 41 3 Southern Caribbean16 users found this review helpful.
Holland America is way out of our age range. The average age was around 75-80. So we were very out of place. We had Royal Caribbean to compare to this as we had been on them twice before. Royal...read more
Jim Thornton 76 22 Eastern Mediterranean47 users found this review helpful.
This was our 22nd cruise and our eighth Holland American Line (HAL) cruise since 1995, with each cruise on a different ship, except that this is our second cruise on the Westerdam. Our cabin was a...read more