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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
  • Dolores

    59 18 Eastern Caribbean

    My husband and I sailed with our 2 granddaughters with adjoining cabins on the Verandah Deck. I admit I was a little apprehensive about the "Z" after reading some reviews. Overall - this...read more

  • Bart McVey

    47 3 Western Caribbean

    So many times, people complain about bad things & fail to compliment successful efforts, & my recent one was certainly that. My wife & I were traveling with another couple & went on the...read more

  • Peter Cunningham

    61 24 Eastern Caribbean

    This was my first Holland America cruise. Wow what a pleasant surprise! Embarkation could be improved as I feel much of the check in process could be done from home or your travel...read more

  • Al Cerrachio

    52 17 Eastern Caribbean

    This was our 17th cruise, fourth on a Holland America ship and our first on the Zuiderdam. The cruise was an anniversary celebration and we had purchased the anniversary celebration...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Jeep Stockfleth

    63 20 Eastern Caribbean

    We had read some rather awful reviews of this ship. This was our fourth time on a HAL ship and we had seen it when in Ft....read more

  • Rishi Gudka

    28 3 Western Caribbean

    After reading many negative reviews about MS Zuiderdam on this website, I was a bit disheartened on why I had booked this...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Steve Johnson

    sixty-seven Nine Eastern Caribbean

    This is a chronicle of back-to-back cruises on Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam, the first of HAL’s Vista Class ships....read more

  • Vincent & Mary Finelli

    68 38 Western Caribbean

    This was our second Holland America Lines (HAL) cruise. The first one was on the Maasdam, 5/26/02. We looked forward to the...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Vincent & Mary Finelli

    68 38 Western Caribbean

    This was our second Holland America Lines (HAL) cruise. The first one was on the Maasdam, 5/26/02. We looked forward to the Zuiderdam, since it is the first of the five "Premium Vista...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Gary

    30 2 Western Caribbean

    We sailed aboard the ms Zuiderdam, on a Western Caribbean cruise, embarking August 23, 2003 through August 30, 2003. For my...read more

    4 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