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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
  • Brian Hatch

    29 5 Eastern Caribbean

    Background We're different from many reviewers in that we are a young family with a 16 month old baby. We have cruised with Holland America, Princess, and Carnival, and more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Tony & Willetta Milone

    46 2 Eastern Caribbean

    This was our 2nd cruise. Our first was 10 yrs ago on Royal Caribbean, Majesty of the Seas. We decided on the Zuiderdam because of the great value and also because it is a fairly new more

  • 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 - 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 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 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 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 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 Zuiderdam, since it is the first of the five "Premium more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • 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 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 more

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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