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.
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Mark R. & Joanne S.
66 35 Eastern Caribbean99 users found this review helpful.
We flew down to Fort Lauderdale on Sunday morning, January 6, 2008, with Jet Blue from JFK. The flight arrived early. After a quick baggage return and a short taxi ride to the cruise ship...read more
53 15 Mediterranean33 users found this review helpful.
1. Embarkation We traveled independently and took the train from Rome Termini Station to Civitavecchia. The cost of the train for 2 people was 9 Euros (about 13USD). We...read more
68 n/a Mediterranean29 users found this review helpful.
We elected to try Holland America outside of US waters, and chose this 10 day cruise, with four days in Rome. We have taken similar cruises to this particular itinerary in the past on...read more
22 1 Alaska53 users found this review helpful.
This was the first cruise for my husband and I- we were with my parents as well as my sister and her boyfriend. My parents had previously sailed on the Westerdam in January so we had a leg...read more
35 2 Western Caribbean14 users found this review helpful.
Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Review Western Caribbean Ellina Our family (my husband, 6-yr-old daughter, and in-laws) just returned from a 1-week cruise on the...read more
47 4 Alaska25 users found this review helpful.
What a pleasure to sail again with Holland America. Our previous sailing with Holland America was on board (the former) MS Westerdam for a special 11 night millennium sailing from December...read more
22 2 Bahamas19 users found this review helpful.
Cruising Background: This was my second cruise, first time with HAL. Previous sailing: Carnival Conquest in March '04 to Jamaica, Grand Cayman & Cozumel. Cruise Info: Special 3 day...read more
70 13 Mediterramean6 users found this review helpful.
This was our 13th cruise and our seventh Holland American Line (HAL) cruise since 1995, with each cruise on a different ship. Our cabin was a deluxe verandah outside (Category B) on the...read more
62 18 Western Mediterranean15 users found this review helpful.
The new Westerdam was a mix of delight and disappointment. What follows is a summary of what was great in our minds, and what wasn't. We have taken 18 cruises. The food, service,...read more
76 20 Eastern Mediterranean5 users found this review helpful.
Review of Westerdam Cruise, 30 August-13 September 2004 In brief: The Westerdam (maiden voyage in April, 2004) is an excellent choice for a cruise. All aspects-accommodations, food,...read more