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.
- Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
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
56 7 Eastern Caribbean2 users found this review helpful.
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
n/a n/a Eastern Caribbean1 users found this review helpful.
We took the Zuiderdam on 27 November. It was not a pleasant cruise. There were several problems. The room was small for the price and the balcony was dirty when we got on the ship. We...read more
Mid Twenties First Cruise Eastern Caribbean4 users found this review helpful.
This was our first cruise and we weren’t sure what to expect. We stayed to night before in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. We arrived at the embarkation area about two hours before things...read more
35 1 Eastern Caribbean1 users found this review helpful.
Joel below has it right on, but I wanted to go one step further. Here goes..... We chose to book a hassle-free trip, and thus, decided to try cruising. My only other cruising experience...read more
65 4 Eastern Caribbean4 users found this review helpful.
My husband and I sailed on Holland America’s Zuiderdam on a seven night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, November 13th. This was our 4th cruise with...read more
61 10 Eastern Caribbean2 users found this review helpful.
My wife and I and a widowed friend sailed on Holland America’s Zuiderdam on its 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale on Saturday 30 October 2004. Our inside cabin...read more
Lauretta S. Arnold
55 two Western Caribbean3 users found this review helpful.
We boarded the Ms. Zuiderdam around 1:00PM. It only took about 30 minutes from the time we arrived until we were on board. A wonderful lunch was waiting as well as a welcome aboard get...read more
Fabian & Carol Contreras
57 1 Eastern Caribbean2 users found this review helpful.
My husband & I went on this cruise because it was our 35th wedding anniversary. We informed Holland before we left home about that and they forgot. However, our suite cabin was fabulous!...read more
52 3 Eastern Caribbean3 users found this review helpful.
After a great mediterranean cruise on NCL and a wonderful western carribean cruise on RCL, we decided to take a "step up" and take a Holland America cruise. We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale...read more