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Holland America Line Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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Disappointing Experience on New Holland America Ship - Book Another Cruise Line

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Bahamas

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cgras42

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

I have been on 9 cruises on a variety of cruise lines, including Disney, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity, and Holland America. This was my second time booking a Holland America Cruise. The last cruise I took was a 7-day holiday cruise a few years ago. I booked the original cruise primarily on the recommendation of a family friend, who told me that while Holland America caters to a more mature ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Verandah Spa Stateroom


Back from the Nieuw Statendam

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Bahamas

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Nymich

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We had already been on the Koningsdam and we liked the NS. The RS Rock room and BB Kings gave new variety to the cruise. The Ship is beautiful and targets the younger boomers and gen xers imo. Embarkation was a mess as it was on Oosterdam last month. They packed everyone in the lounge gave boarding cards by number. We were on by 1pm. Pinnacle was very good this trip after having ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Signature Suite with Verandah


A good time was had by all!

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Bahamas

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sfremgen

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The window for this cruise fell just right and the duration could be worked in to office schedules. This was my first cruise in a long time and on a much larger ship than I was used to. The layout of the ship made it seem much less crowded than I thought it might have been. The ship personnel and atmosphere contributed to a great time. The dining room staff made us feel particularly welcome. ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Was relaxing with great service

Review for Eurodam to Bahamas

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goody2socks

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Good Holliday cruise. The Eurodam is a very nice with small ship feel. The staff was friendly, and very attentive to our needs. The food was amazing with a nice variety on the menus. We missed one of our ports due to wheather which was disappointing. Nice adults only pool area. The spa was great. The sea day activities were ok. Cabin was typical. Very nice steward. First time on HAL. Would go ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


MS Koningsdam: Two steps forward, Four steps back

Review for Koningsdam to Bahamas

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ronbe65

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I will put this short review in the form of questions and answers. Why did we decide to take a cruise on the Koningsdam? We wanted to see a new ship. A short inaugural cruise was a good option. Despite the limited time we’ve had a good insight of the new ship. Below are our impressions. What major things did we like about the new ship in comparison with the Eurodam and Nieuw ...
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Sail Date: November 2016


Koningsdam - November 9, 2016 Sailing to the Bahamas

Review for Koningsdam to Bahamas

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Crazy For Cats

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation went smoother than expected but was understandably not typical. This was due to the fact that this was the Koningsdam’s first visit to the United States. The ship and staff had to go through extra protocols before passengers could be allowed on board. One week prior to sailing many, not all, of us received an update stating that boarding would begin at 3 pm and not before. They ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Great Ship - Ignore other Bad Reviews

Review for Koningsdam to Bahamas

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ItaliaCruiser75

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Before sailing on Koningsdam I had read with interest the other reviews on this board, most of which were negative or lukewarm. However, I am happy to report that this is an excellent ship with fantastic food and crews. A few things I did dislike were 1) Yes, the outdoor promenade deck is a terrible design, 2) You do get a little bit of noise from adjoining cabins, and 3) the daytime ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Verandah

Traveled with children


Swept away on ms Koningsdam

Review for Koningsdam to Bahamas

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Neillden

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was ms Koningsdam's first US cruise after sailing throughout the world on its 2016 inaugural season. This ship is a stunner from top to bottom, and it is difficult for us as frequent cruisers to imagine a more thoroughly delightful experience than this short (four night) introductory voyage. Incidentally, Holland America may be regarded as a premium line, but there are a good number of ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Bahama Cruise

Review for Koningsdam to Bahamas

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BCole

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Ship selected by a group for a birthday celebration. The ship was very nice--a new ship. The service was very good--friendly, helpful employees. The food was good--much better than I expected. I opted to travel on the cruise bus to and from the airport. It was really good to go from the airport to the ship. My bag was picked up at the airport and delivered to my cabin. On the return, I ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Beautiful ship, cold food, deceiving floor plans for cabins

Review for Koningsdam to Bahamas

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mo6973

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise to experience the new, beautiful Koningsdam! The ship was beautiful with lots of open seating and excellent music venues! The theme of the ship is music since all of the decks had a name associated with music. I have taken over 20 cruises, but never on HA. The age was varied and a little younger, probably because it was a short cruise. The staff was very nice, but the Captain ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


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