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Oct 08, 2015

Also don't forget the green apples are there for nausea so pick up a couple when you board and eat them. This has worked on three cruises so far for us!

Sep 23, 2015

The right size ship for the trip.

Aug 28, 2015

Don't book a cabin with a shower/tub combination if you are older or have mobility problems.

Aug 26, 2015

Done like photo taking during dinner, also too expensive,Took my own pictures.

Jul 22, 2015

small ship, emtertainment limited and not up to par. Only the crew, service staff kept trip from being total disaster.

Jun 23, 2015

Old ship showing its age

Jun 17, 2015

If you are a late riser be aware that breakfast ends at 10 AM!

Jun 02, 2015

Do not go on a ship that has recently had a virus. Even if it is said to have been sanitized. It is too risky.

May 26, 2015

Needs work

May 18, 2015

Seriously needs updating with regard to electrical plugs in the cabins. This is 2015 and not 1965!

May 01, 2015

good size of ship not to be lost

Apr 20, 2015

Just the right size about 1200 passenger's you don't feel over crowded and no waiting lines.

Jan 26, 2015

The small size was and under 1300 passengers was great.

Jan 26, 2015

only disappointment----afternoon tea ! A teabag in a cup is NOT what one expects at a tea. Also cold scones, and then a long wait for jam and then another wait for cream for the scone-which never did arrive. I went twice,in hopes that the first time was an error.

Jan 26, 2015

We enjoy cruising and consideration cruising to be the best value of vacation dollars We enjoy the smaller ships and hope that Holland American continues to provide its customers with the smaller ships... although we hear that the Statdam and Ryndam are being sold...

Jan 21, 2015

Smaller ship made for easier get around without the crowding on the larger ships.

Dec 20, 2014

Pick a different cruise line

Jul 04, 2014

This was the smallest ship we sailed with and we noticed the ease of getting around and the lineups for meals and shows were much nicer than the larger ships.

Apr 17, 2014

The dining room for breakfast was not very good. Long waits so people would go to the lido buffet which was always crowded. The staff did their best under the circumstances but management have taken a dive in there efforts to cut corners. Once Holland America was like floating Hilton. It is now

Dec 27, 2013

lines at buffet. especially when they close one side for staff only dinner. slow at omelets and also lunch. Lido pool had salmon and chicken all afternoon. Never a problem getting a lounge chair.