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 Zaandam

Holland America Line's second Volendam-class vessel, the Zaandam was launched in 2000. She spent her inaugural season in the Caribbean, but now joins her sister ship Volendam in Alaska during the summer months.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Janet 64 2 Chilean fjords

    The ship is tired. The staff were sullen and many did not understand English, the drinking water was putrid, therefore there was vomiting and diahrea on the ship for the whole 36-37day Chilean...read more

  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Amanda 45 2 Australia and Asia

    Zaandam has beautiful rooms which are comfortable. Cocktails are lovely and the gym is good (although they deliver the same "health" forum every day but just give it a different name, go once its...read more

  • Brenda 51 3 Alaska- southbound

    Loved our Alaskan cruise....but there were some drawbacks. This is not the cruiseline to take kids on. We still had fun, as it was a very pleasant way to travel. But for the kids,...read more

    32 users found this review helpful.
  • margaretstewart 65 2 new zealand

    The cruise was okay the shore excusions were good apart from the taste of wellington it was absolutely disgusting and a complete waste of money and time. The cost was $159 each and for that we...read more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • Vicki 55 1 Inside Passage Alaska

    Loved the ship Zaandam Great service Ate only in Lido all was very good Had suite on Navigation Deck very nice great service Loved library, Crow's Nest, walking around Deck 3 Do not...read more

    77 users found this review helpful.
  • Vicki 55 1 Inside Passage Alaska

    Loved the ship Zaandam Great service Ate only in Lido all was very good Had suite on Navigation Deck very nice great service Loved library, Crow's Nest, walking around Deck 3 Do not...read more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • Terri Timberman 53 1 Alaska

    Excellent cruise, great shore excursions. Nice size ship, not overwhelming. Suite was very comfortable. Food in Pinnacle Grill was excellent, food in other venues was just ok. Suite was...read more

    40 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:2000
  • Space Ratio:42.3 / 32.9
  • Gross Tonnage:60,906gt
  • Crew:560
  • Length:778 ft. / 237 m