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4.8 out of 5

Wonderful Cruise-- Would definitely do it again! by leumk01

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I have been on 3 cruises prior to this one and this is definitely one of the top two. It's hard to beat Disney, especially when cruising with small children. However, I did not have small children along this time and cruising in Europe is definitely much different than cruising in the Caribbean. It's hard to choose a favorite since this cruise was so different from the Disney cruise but those two are definitely my top two!

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4.9 out of 5

Magnificent Mediterranean Cruise by Colleenwoodhous

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Staff on ship were fantastic!! Table 89 waitstaff were experts, engaging and really made it fun to go to dinner! I also need to mention Archie, one of he bar tenders we had at nearly every bar we went to, he is a an amazing mixologist as well as entertainer!! And I have to say that Vara and Jez in the explorers lounge are treasures!! Thanks for a great vacation!!

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4.8 out of 5

one of the best cruises ever! by jerrykoch

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very enjoyable cruise. we received excellent service from a very polite and competent crew. food went beyond our expectations and the ports were beautiful. Kotor was a real surprise! there was nine of us and we had the time of our lives! thank you holland america for a wonderful vacation.

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4.2 out of 5

Good things come to those who go! by BryanandGina

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Fun adventures in the Adriatic, Ionian, Mediterranean seas.

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4.9 out of 5

Relaxing Atlantic crossing by nan43pw

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It was an awesome cruise. We will be cruising the Mediterranean again in the near future.

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4.3 out of 5

Oosterdam Panama Canal Cruise by conkenrileth

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Most of it was great had some problems because the ship was going into dry dock after our cruise so it had some things that needed fixing and seemed like they just wanted the cruise over.

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4.8 out of 5

10/10 Will be back for more! by ChaunceyLynn

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We enjoyed everything, from the entertainment, to the food, to just relaxing on the top deck! I'm surprised how windy it can get, but the sun rises and sunsets were worth it alone.

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4.3 out of 5

Mexico with the Melvilles 2018 by shelleythompson

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Had a great time with our long time friends on this cruise. overall it was great, just a little disappointed that it being Valentines Day it was as if nothing was going on. They Showed a Animal Movie as the main entertainment that day. Hubby Loves Holland but I'm note so sure I do. Wait Staff were the best part of the whole trip and relaxing watching movies in my room.

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4.1 out of 5

Average cruise to mexico by mstevens41

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Food and service great. Ports of call average but the hassle from the locals was not worth it.

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4.3 out of 5

Excellent winter break by jh53627656

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Good first cruise, attentive and friendly staff, good food. Wish Explorer Cafe opened earlier.

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4.9 out of 5

Really great cruise to Mexico by bhdickson

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This was a great cruise from start to finish. The ports it visited are really good ports. The food was excellent and the service we had was very good. Everything went very smoothly and we were really sorry to have the week end.

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2.3 out of 5

Holland America is now mundane and bottom-line cheap. by llghere333

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This was our 59th cruise. Holland America was the Grand Dame of cruise ships up until a new president was installed 3 years ago. They are now a cheap cruise with serious crew cutbacks and elimination of amenities. Obvious emphasis is on bottom-line profit and less on passenger comfort and attention to the little things. They were once our number one favorite because of their appeal to older passengers and sedate amenities. Today, in our minds, they rank fifth along with Carnival by trying to appeal across the board to everyone and in the process have lost their branding. All of this was confirmed with fellow passengers who said they were disgusted with the decline in the Grande Dame and their lack of attention to the small things.

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4.8 out of 5

Relaxing by ggoodwitch

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Nice & relaxing. Enjoyed the food and not having to cook. Enjoyed our room & our veranda.

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3.3 out of 5

Christmas Cruise by anneabq

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We enjoyed getting away from the cold and visiting with friends that went along with us. Cruise itself, well certainly been on better.

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4.7 out of 5

Aloha! and Mahalo! Hawaii was great! by reijci

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Holland America staff/crew were very gracious and accommodating; ship was comfortable. Hawaii is a beautiful state.

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3.3 out of 5

Dream Vacation not so dreamy by khgebhart

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18 days--11 of them with gale force winds not permitting us outside for days--people falling and getting injured with turbulance and getting sick--need I say more. Days on the Islands were great. Would I go to Hawaii again--yes--Would I cruise it--NO NO NO!

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4.3 out of 5

Enjoying Hawaii by doward555

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Had never cruised for more than 7 days before. Overall Cruise was very enjoyable and there was enough to do to stay busy. Wish there could have been better access to sports on TV. Only got Limited news stations. On demand movies and TV were good. Food was very good but slow service in main dining room was an issue.

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4.3 out of 5

Had a great time in Hawaii although the Pacific was a bit rough both coming and going (December). by gcampe

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It was a long trip (18 days) with ten days at sea. The cruise ship was wonderful along with the islands but the days at sea were a bit long as the weather did not cooperate. But we're happy we did it and we had a lot of fun.

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4.3 out of 5

Enjoying Hawaii by Dhowardmbc

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Had never cruised for more than 7 days before. Overall Cruise was very enjoyable and there was enough to do to stay busy. Wish there could have been better access to sports on TV. Only got Limited news stations. On demand movies and TV were good. Food was very good but slow service in main dining room was an issue.

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3.8 out of 5

Great experience by vingod382000

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Very good experience overall. Most travellers were seniors. Quiet and comfortable travel. Port stop at Samana was not a very good experience. Food and service was great.

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