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.
- Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
rod brammeier 60 4 alaska inside passage83 users found this review helpful.
I booked this cruise 1 month before leaving. It was a beautiful ship with excellent service. The main dining room food was excellent, but the breakfasts were mediorce to poor. The frozen triangles...read more
Woody Wood 56 3 Alaska inside passage65 users found this review helpful.
We enjoyed a two week Mexican 'Riviera' cruise on Celebrity's Mercury three years ago. It sailed from and to San Diego and we met many passengers from there. As we reviewed vacation ideas for this...read more
51 to 60 6 to 10 Western Caribbean19 users found this review helpful.
We recently returned from a Western Caribbean cruise on HAL’s new ship the Zaandam and are happy to report that the Zaandam is a fine ship. Our group included my wife, Rita, our...read more
41 2 Alaska81 users found this review helpful.
I've just returned from a seven day cruise to Alaska on Holland America's Zaandam. It wasn't my first choice to go HAL but I had family visiting from Australia and their travel agent fixed...read more
Mark M. Rubin and Joanne Scheidt
64 30+ outhern Caribbean/Panama Canal65 users found this review helpful.
I wanted to post this review while the room still seems to be gently rocking back and forth. This will wear off in a few more days, I hope. With all the cruises I have taken, this was the...read more
72 Eight Panama Canal9 users found this review helpful.
10 day cruise itinerary was excellent and met most of our expectations. This was our seventh cruise on HAL. On a grade of 1-10 we would grade the total experience about eight....read more
43 4 Southern Caribbean3 users found this review helpful.
Pre-Cruise An uneventful flight on United the Sunday prior to the cruise. I checked into the Fort Lauderdale Wyndham Airport. Arrived to a very, very dirty bathroom. To their credit...read more
n/a 2 Alaska93 users found this review helpful.
This was my first time in Alaska, second time cruising. My first cruise was with Princess so that is my only comparison. I was traveling with my friend’s family as part of a group of...read more
61 15+ Western Caribbean11 users found this review helpful.
This was my first cruise with Holland America Line being heavily persuaded to see what the difference was between the average cruise lines and the so-called “premium” category. I have...read more
29 4 Eastern Caribbean1 users found this review helpful.
I just wanted to relay my experience on the Zaandam this past week. The cruise overall was fairly good, but Holland America fell short on their guest service in Grand Cayman. It was a...read more