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 Zuiderdam

The Zuiderdam is the first 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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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Carol & Fabian Contreras

    62 2 Western Caribbean

    We just returned from our cruise to the Western Caribbean aboard Holland's Zuiderdam. We were rather disappointed in a few things, delighted with others. So let's start with the...read more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike

    26 2 Western Caribbean

    I spent so much time reading the reviews before my cruise. And after reading some stories people had written, I began to worry that I might have booked a cruise that would turn out to be...read more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Jennifer

    23 1 a Eastern Caribbean

    This was my first ever cruise and I must say the best vacation I’ve ever taken thus far. The Zuiderdam is a beautiful ship, the staff though, in my opinion is what made the trip so...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Gerri

    44 2 Western Caribbean

    This was our first 7 day cruise, May 21-28, 2005. We sailed with Disney on their land sea cruise and loved it!!! This one was for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and we met 4 other couples...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Tony

    n/a 1 Eastern Caribbean

    Before I start, I must say that the Zuiderdam was a grand experience and one that was very memorable. The embarkation process took all of five minutes. There were more than a dozen...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Elizabeth Dwyer

    40 3 Eastern Caribbean

    This was out second cruise on the Zuiderdam. We had been with them for a Christmas cruise in 2003. Things have gone decidedly down hill on the Zuiderdam. Cabin: basic veranda was...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • gee gee

    31 2 Eastern Caribbean

    My wife and I just got off the ZUIDERDAM, we were on from 3/5-12. we are both 31 and knew what we were getting into. I am going to break this review into two main sections – THE GOOD...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Peggy

    50 7 Eastern Caribbean

    After reading many disappointing reviews of this ship, I must admit we were apprehensive. However, we LOVED this cruise! I think some of the negative comments I read come from some very...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Margaret Wyant

    55 3 Western Caribbean

    Embarkation is a breeze. Cabin size and amenities good, not great! Note that new pillow top mattresses will replace the standard ship board-like mattresses now in use. Condition of this...read more

  • Robert

    56 7 Eastern Caribbean

    This was our seventh cruise, but our first with Holland America. All of them have been to the Caribbean with our remaining favorite being a trip to the Southern Caribbean on Celebrity's...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:200
  • Space Ratio:
  • Gross Tonnage:85,000
  • Crew:800
  • Length:951