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
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 Alaska94 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
45 3 Western Caribbean6 users found this review helpful.
Our family of four (two parents, two daughters ages 20 and 7) traveled on this cruise ship for spring break. We have traveled on Holland America before (Westerdam) and were extremely pleased...read more
43 12+ Eastern Caribbean5 users found this review helpful.
We are a family of 11- 4 adults- late 30's-early 40's, 2 adults mid 60's, 1 great grandmother- 90+ and 4 children- girls 15, 12, 10 & 8. Family cruise history: HAL, Renaissance, Cunard,...read more
50+ 4 Eastern Caribbean1 users found this review helpful.
This was my fourth cruise (third on HAL), and by far my best overall cruise experience. I chose this itinerary and ship based mainly on the low single supplement for an inside guarantee...read more
Keith and Diane Ballweg
49 5 Western Caribbean3 users found this review helpful.
This was our fifth cruise and second with Holland America. Our previous experience with HAL was in March on the Zuiderdam. We booked this cruise about 3 weeks after returning. Some of you...read more
Philip M. Haggerty
72 13 Eastern Caribbean1 users found this review helpful.
My name is Phil Haggerty and my wife is Edith Goble. I am a retired city attorney and Edith is a homemaker and retired health services provider. This would be our lucky thirteenth cruise and...read more