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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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 Professional Reviews

LisaP, 2012-08-04Alaska

Our family of three (me, my husband (age 50) and son (age 18)) had a wonderful time more

57users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Eric

    66 20 Eastern Mediterranean

    MS Westerdam is the third of HAL’s new vista class of cruise ships & also the third one to bear this name. Vista class ships are much larger than the older ships that HAL made it’ more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Buddy 63 8 Eastern Caribbean

    Overall cruise experience was disappointing. I had high expectations for HAL and was very much disappointed. The cabins are small, the lido buffet closes early, no trays to carry your food and more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Paul 51 8 Western Caribbean

    This was our first cruise with HAL . We were told there would be a free shuttle from the FLL airport but found it to be running infrequently so took a cab for the short ride to the port. With tip, more

    8 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1848
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:200
  • Space Ratio:44.2/35.9
  • Gross Tonnage:85,000
  • Crew:842
  • Length:959