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Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2013
We enjoyed our recent trip of the New England Fall Tour from New York City to Quebec. The service was great and the food even better. We did the return trip to New York for convenience sake - probably would not do that again as the ports were mostly the same.
Travel Advisor: Bea Clagg
Reviewed on: 02 Nov 2013
Planning a cruise with Victoria Marshall (Jean Rose Cook Travel Agency) is such a wonderful experience. She's on top of everything, thorough in her preparation of your itinerary, communicative about changes/additions/options/etc. I love working with Victoria and will continue to do so. The cruise was delightful, educational and well worth the cost.
Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013
Have taken 6 cruises with Holland America. All have been excellent. Food is terrific, service is excellent, ship is clean, like the smaller vessels. See no reason to change cruise lines.
Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2013
This was our first cruise and we were very pleased with everything about Holland America. The service was over the top. Every person working on the boat was always pleasant and made you feel special. Food & Entertainment was excellent. We have recommended Holland America to our friends. We were however disappointed with our stop at Turks & Caicos. I'm sure it was a beautiful Island but our stop was in a very poor area and I was happy to get back to the ship.
Travel Advisor: Nicole Bell Webster
Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2013
Great itinerary to the Baltic countries. Would have preferred an additional day in St. Petersburg because there was so much to see in the 2 days we had there
Reviewed on: 01 Dec 2013
The sea days were very boring, lack of interesting or fun activities. The specialty restaurants, which you pay extra for, were outstanding the main dining room food and service was very poor.
We will never sail on Halland America again!!
By: Kathy & Jerry
Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2014
Holland America allows smoking in all open air venues including balconies. Shame on us for not checking it out before sailing. We assumed that all major cruise lines had moved into the modern age regarding smoking. We had people smoking next to us while we were sun bathing on the sun deck. We couldn't use our balcony on several occasions due to the smoke coming from other balconies and the pool area above our cabin.The Lido buffet was complete chaos. All drinks except for those from the bar are self serve. Virtually no refill service was offered at our table. To make things worse you had to walk the entire buffet to view all food selections. These two issues caused extra traffic and confusion. Plate clearing was non-existent on most of our visits to Lido.After 11 cruises we are convinced you can get better value and organization on Princess, Celebrity, or Royal Caribbean.
Love the ship
Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2014
Although the Eurodam is a smaller, older ship it is very well kept. The staff is polite, respectful and most accommodating. Food was excellent and very nicely presented. Balconies are large. Only issue were trying to make the anytime dining reservations (we were given different answers to how many days in advance we could do this, from 1 day to 3 days so several times we had to speak to a manager to get this sorted out) and the Internet connection. Spent over half our Internet time trying to connect. Perhaps the computers in the Explorer's Lounge need upgrading.All in all, a very pleasant experience.
Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2014
High quality service, food, and facilities. Ship entertainers were average. I thin HAL is the best cruise value for your money.
Travel Advisor: Becky Hayes
Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2017
Highly recommended. Just ignore the small stuff.
Travel Advisor: Donna Hall
Outstanding Experience Once Again
Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2014
This was our second Holland America cruise and we could not have been happier. The Eurodam is a top-notch ship: beautifully maintained, outstanding accommodations, amenities, and staff, and excellent food, activities, and entertainment. Our 12-day Baltic Cruise could not have been better. We enjoyed all ports/destinations and all onboarding/offboarding was like clockwork. After full days on shore we looked forward to wonderful dining followed by near-Broadway-caliber shows and a visit to one of the many varied lounges for a drink and some music. There was plenty of activity to choose from throughout the day and night, and the overall traveler demographic was multigenerational and very active. Highly recommend.
Friendly conscientious service
Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2014
The ship was lovely and the staff was very friendly and efficient. The food was delicious.
Travel Advisor: Mary Catherine Sinkule
HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY
Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2014
This was our first cruise with Holland America; this experience has left us with nothing but praise for the ship and her Excellent crew. ALL staff were great ambassadors for the company, from the cabin crew, beverage servers, ALL food servers, to the most gracious Captain. We would cruise with Holland America again in the future and feel very comfortable. Both my wife and I enjoyed speaking with the crew members, hearing about their lives, their work, their families - their friendliness was infectious - what a great family Holland America has. Thank You we will be back in the future
Travel Advisor: Roxanne Girard
Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2014
Recommended for senior citizens.
Travel Advisor: Alyse Cori
Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2014
The Eurodam is a beautiful ship - everything is maintained to the highest standards and is super clean. The ship staff is fantastic, from the cabin stewards to the dining room staff. They are always smiling and friendly.
Travel Advisor: Linda Allen-Speer
Top notch customer service
By: Sue J
Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2014
We have only cruised once before, but HAL really goes the extra mile to service cruisers. The destinations were breathtaking, the excursions were wonderful, the ship was beautiful and the staff was out of this world Best vacation in our 35 years of marriage. We would do this again in a heartbeat. Loved every, single minute of it!
Travel Advisor: Judy Fishburn
Expert and friendly service
Reviewed on: 23 Jan 2015
The food was excellent. We tried the 2 23-star Micheline and 3 specialty restaurants on Eurodam. The most I ever did in my 22 cruises experience.
Travel Advisor: Darrin Cancellieri
Just not top notch
Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2015
We prefer smaller ships. A relative selected Eurodam for a family cruise. The little things add up: 1. When I have to pay for a dinner reservation at a specialty dining room, I don't expect to be seated near a dishwash room with the door propped open. The cacophony was ear splitting. The host was surprised by our complaint. Only the deaf would miss the discordant racket. We should not have had to complain. 2. HAL is NOT wine friendly. We had Explorer Package beverage cards. They are only good for drinks under $7. With the exception of an awful Prosecco, all wines by the glass are over $7. You can order first class alcohol for mixed drinks with the card, first class wine NO. 3. Knowing HAL's wine deficiency our family members brought bottles of very good wine for dinner. Our beverage steward and the sommelier didn't appreciate it, they treated us with benign neglect. Hovering at adjacent tables, virtually ignoring our table. We had to flag them down when we wanted to order something.
Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2017
Very enjoyable with excellent and attentive staff.
MS Eurodam to Alaska
Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017
Great trip to Alaska. Beautiful ship and attentive crew. The highlight was Glacier Bay where we got up close to the glaciers.
Worst Holland America ship we've been on
By: Brown jumping rabbit
Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2015
Check in had wrong name on cards. Chaotic lifeboat drill when door we entered on deck was locked for exit forcing crowd to push back against each other. Food not up to previous cruises, fruit not replenished in room as done on previous cruises. If not going to Dunns Dalls, tours of Jamaica poor. Pluses are shows, cruise director, and piano bar.
Cruise was a mixed bag
Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2015
We had mixed opinions about the cruise. The service and friendliness was first rate from EVERYONE we encountered. Our handicapped room had too much furniture to maneuver around, the door could not be opened by someone in a wheelchair and the bathroom toilet was placed awkwardly. I was not able to negotiate transportation options at most ports and the ship offered no suggestions. The food was slightly above average unless you paid extra to eat in the special dining areas.
Travel Advisor: Aline Coleman
Reviewed on: 05 Oct 2015
The Eurodam is a newer Holland America Ship. It has it's good points and it's weak points. Our Penthouse Stateroom was lovely and our cabin stewards were flawless. The ship handled rough water well and we were never thrown around in heavy seas. The two problem areas were overcrowding and the poor quality food in the dining room. The overcrowding was most evident when there were waves of people going one way or the other in the public areas of the ship. The show room was inadequate for the number of passengers. People were standing, sitting on the stairs or just leaving. During the cocktail time before dinner there were frequently no seats available in the lounges. These problems are solvable. The other issue was the poor quality of the food. We sailed on another Holland America ship a year ago on a 3 week cruise of the Eastern Mediterranean and the food was fine. The menu selections this time included liver, kidneys, sweetbreads, and ox tail entrees. Food was overspiced
Eurodam Fall Cruise
Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2015
All staff was pleasant and friendly. Veranda room a little tight, will try to book suite on next sailing. Food was plentiful. Bartenders exceptional. Three great shows,
Travel Advisor: Karyn Farr
Mary is the best! Fantastic cruise!!
By: Michael B
Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2015
We had a wonderful time ! Wonderful weather and great excursions! I loved having my smoked salmon waiting for me every morning on the Lido deck. The whole crew was wonderful, happy and always greeted you with a "good morning"! We loved the free room service and took full advantage of it! Amazing how quickly you can enjoy being spoiled so! We anticipated every night- coming back to our stateroom to see what "animal" awaited us- transformed from bath towels. The only bump in the road was when we arrived in Saint Martin! -the French were on strike ( what a surprise??) - So we were not able to go to the French side of the island. Half Moon Cay was absolutely beautiful with the cleanest whitest sand I have ever seen! Now - being back home.. I have to learn how to ( once again) make my own bed and cook my own meals.. Horrible!! (smile) Michael B
Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2017
The service was amazing. Our two stewards were so friendly and efficient. The grandchildren loved them,especially Leo. The whole crew was great. The dining was good and always well presented. The ship was so well maintained and my husbanded commented that they seemed to work 24 seven.
Travel Advisor: Bowden Sarrett
surpised by up to date menus and acitivties
By: dr sunnshine
Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2017
We have not been on Holland for 15 years and they surpassed our old opinion and the food and music and education, as well as cruising was incredible. We saw whales from our balcony and loved Lincoln Venter live, and America's Test Kitchen. The captain stayed extra long as we saw the glacier calving.
Travel Advisor: Julie Taggart
Excellent Service by Bridgett Quinn
Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2015
Bridgett is always available to answer any questions and assist in all aspects of our trips. She exemplifies excellence in customer service. On this last trip she assisted my son and I with a matter that we addressed to Patricia in the Neptune Lounge. I took Patricia of copy of a correspondence with a Holland employee stating they were going to apply a credit on our statement. The credit had not been applied. I spoke with Patricia on several occasions and showed her the correspondence twice. She stated she would call someone regarding the correspondence. She later called me and asked me to bring the correspondence up to the Neptune again and stated it would take care of it. When I got there she to glanced at it and rudely stated that the person I corresponded with was mistaken and that she did not see where they agreed to a credit. I pointed it out to her for the 2nd time and she just stated that the person misunderstood. Bridgett ended up taking care of it. Thank You Bridgett.
Reviewed on: 25 Nov 2015
Aimed at an older crowd, but that's fine.
Travel Advisor: Tamoy Thelwell
Excellent and Gracioys Service
Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2016
Our trip consisted on two 1 week cruises (back to back) on the Eurodam and the Nieuw Amsterdam. Both ship provided the excellent service we expect on Holland American Line. Kudos go out to our cabins stewards, dining room wait staff and the laundry staff! On the Nieuw Amsterdam we heard one of the most incredible bands we have heard on all out years on Holland America. The Island Magic steel drum band was fantastic! We saw two of their performances and were blown away. Both times the entire audience was on their feet applauding and cheering.
one of the best ships in the HAL line
Reviewed on: 20 Feb 2016
she is my fav. I always get a ocean view room with a retreat cabana,, the only way to go, food, staff, crew, entertainment top notch
Travel Advisor: Michelle Campbell
Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2016
This is our 2nd cruise aboard the Eurodam and the renovations are outstanding - the refurbishing of the suites - the addition of the huge wall mounted big screen TV - the addition of billboard on board - etc. etc. Great Job Holland America
Great Mid-size ship
Reviewed on: 22 Jun 2016
This was not one of the mega ships but the only thing that suffered from that fact was there was not a whole lot of shopping on board. That was not a loss for us, we prefer smaller ships and we don't typically buy a lot on board anyway. They had an a very knowledgeable port director on board who would give you very good advice for each port. With his help we took off on our own in several ports. We also enjoyed the excursions we took through the ship. I think it's always best to use the ships excursions, even if they sometimes cost a little more. The quality is just usually better. We had a couple of things in our cabin that needed fixing and they were there super fast to take care of it. The room stewards were very friendly, in fact everyone was very friendly. You couldn't pass any employee without them smiling at you and giving you a greeting. This was the second time we have been on this cruise line and I wouldn't hesitate to use them again.
Travel Advisor: Jesse Taylor
Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2017
A great time was had by all ages - 17 to 75.
By: First time cruiser
Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017
My on-ship expectations were exceeded by a ton. Our cabin was plenty roomy, with a balcony. Our group of ten had reserved extra expense dining in advance, but cancelled it once we experienced the standard (included) dining, which was excellent in service and food quality. Service was friendly and excellent throughout the ship. Entertainment was abundant and varied, from blues to classical and from stage shows to art exhibits.
Travel Advisor: Janie Bullard
Excellent with some exceptions
By: Marty & Dottie
Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2016
Basically, we had a wonderful cruise (12-day Mediterranean Tapestry - Barcelona to Venice). As usual, Holland is a "step-above." However, there were a few things we noticed that were not as good as previous cruises (we have taken a number of HAL cruises). Specifically, the main dining room seemed to have less staff, leading to longer waits (though our waiter and his assistant were absolutely excellent). The Lido changed its format which made it a bit confusing to find what you wanted; also, the deli corner has cut back on the variety of deli meats. We also noticed that the 2-day hold on self-service in the Lido (for health reasons) was not being used. On the positive side, the food was very good and the ship's staff was very accommodating to our requests. We plan to take HAL cruises in the future.
Travel Advisor: Jeremy Hall
Dream come true
Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2016
After looking forward for so long to really celebrating our 51st wedding anniversary, our trip was cut short as I broke my ankle on the first full day of the cruise. We had taken an Alaskan cruise the year before on the Ms. Noordam and loved it. The cruise this time consisted of the first evening dining in the dining room. Food was amazing as was service. The next morning, my spouse and I had a quick breakfast and went on to go on our excursion in Toulon, France. In Aix-en-Provence, as I was heading for the bus, I stepped off the curve and somehow broke my ankle in three places. I was taken back to the ship where I was given medical attention and meds for the pain. The medical staff were very attentive and most showed compassion. We were then advised to fly back to the United States where I would require surgery w/screws and plates. Until I could be disembarked which took place in Italy, I remained in my stateroom in pain.
Travel Advisor: Janelle Olinger
By: Tom c
Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016
All food was 4 star plus and all scheduled stops and transfers were well handled. A very smooth and scenic cruise . I would not hestitate to recommend it to anyone.
Travel Advisor: Naomi Sucha
By: p and b
Reviewed on: 26 Jan 2017
We enjoyed our trip on Eurodam. Very clean, food very good, stewards who took care of our room excellent. The open dining was tricky and seldom could we get a dining time that we wanted. Entertainment was not,quite as good as prior tours. All in all we don't think any other cruise line could do better.
Panama Canal cruise
Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2017
Very Good cruise
Travel Advisor: Darcy Flarity
Alaska on the Eurodam
Reviewed on: 20 May 2017
This was our first time on the beautiful Eurodam and we found our Neptune Suite to be both comfortable and attractive. I especially liked the new décor in the bathroom----- so pretty. The crew were hard working and cheerful, always smiling and never too busy to be sure all wants were quickly met. Many thanks to Gayle for her knowledge, her patience, her always charming manner---- part of the fun of cruising is being able to work with her. She is a credit to Cruise Specialists and Virtuoso.
By: Paul noski
Reviewed on: 20 May 2017
fantastic. Food and service was great.
Reviewed on: 22 May 2017
Everything was as advertised, as hoped for and in perfect ship shape.
A relaxing vacation asea
Reviewed on: 08 Jun 2017
Love traveling on Holland America cruises. The suite accommodations are always comfortable. Food is good and service is great. Activities onboard are good. Love the addition of Americas Test Kitchen demos! Love the wooden deck loungers-could spend all day in them staring out at the sea.
Travel Advisor: Diana Gardner
Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017
Fabulous - great food, great service.
Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2018
Very enjoyable, great staff, very clean,good food.
Travel Advisor: Trish Chandler
Comfortable and Accommodating
Reviewed on: 29 Jul 2017
Stateroom facilities were good and comfortable. Ship's staff was very attentive and efficient. Food was very good but not exceptional. We spent approximately 2.4 days at sea out of 6 days. We would have enjoyed more time in ports. They were very accommodating in luggage and port valet service!
Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2017
Lovely boat. Had a bit of trouble with water leaking onto our carpet from an adjacent utility room. Problem was handled quickly and we were given a ship credit to compensate for our inconvenience. Entertainment was ok. Food was excellent.
Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2017
The ship was just ok. Our dining room experience was unacceptable. Very slow, lack of understanding English & horrible service.
Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2017
The food was fabulous, the best of any cruise we have taken. The ship decor was beautiful and there was a variety of activities for all ages. We especially liked the emphasis on the Alaska glaciers with park rangers providing narrative as we cruised Glacier Bay.
Travel Advisor: Kathy Dorfman
Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2017
Long time cruisers, using Crystal, Silversea, Holland America etc. Gave up on Princess, loved Silversea (expensive), booked 8th deck on Crystal, but when we discovered Neptune deck on HAL, we found the perfect cruise line for us.
Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2017
The ships staff is great.
Where to next?
Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2017
As always, Holland America's service, food and entertainment is top of the line. This was the second cruise to Alaska we took our two grandsons and the boys loved every minute just as much as the first cruise and want to go again with us. Aren't we lucky grandparents? For sure, you have two more up and coming HA customers!
Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2017
The ship is beautiful and well maintained. Service excellent. Decor a bit subdued, especially the Pinnacle Grill, though the Colorado lamb chops are outstanding. We had a stern verandah stateroom and found it sufficiently roomy and presented a wonderful view of everything, especially Glacier Bay.
Holland America's EURODAM R/T Seattle Alaska cruise
Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2017
King bed in 6040 was comfortable; entertainment 5 star---BB King show, Lincoln Center chamber players, James Cielen's magic. Dining room servers TONO & MARDIAN, table 43, were fun, friendly, thoughtful & efficient during all dinners. Our balcony room felt "tight" & the decor colors & choices could be more pleasing. On smaller, deluxe ships---Paul Gauguin, Tahiti (350 passengers) & Clipper Cruise Lines (100)---our rooms were larger & more graciously appointed. We WERE surprised & pleased with bathroom size & layout on the ship. Fave meal was lunch in The Pinnacle on Fri, Sept 8---manager gave us a great window table so we watched whales; server Bogdan was very good; & the food the best we had all week! Overall, ship food was OK but not memorable or special, realizing you're dealing with 2,000 plus palates! VICTORIA 2 hour bus tour (including 20 minutes at Tim Horton's) was an expensive disappointment you should drop. Capt. Tillers inspired confidence & was amusing, just right for us!
Eurodam cruise ship
By: D & C
Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017
very pleasant; food was excellent; entertainment great; enjoyed meeting new people; appreciated Mass was available for Sunday worship. The only card tournament they offered was Bridge. Since pinochle is our game, we couldn't participate in that activity. Would have liked more team games to pass the long hours at sea. Because of my husband's breathing issues, being at the back of the ship and having to walk the long aisles to go anywhere was hard on him. The first day at sea was rough and I had motion sickness the whole day.
Travel Advisor: Laurie Valdez
Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2017
As a recent widow - and travel chair in the community where I live - I was very lonely. I encouraged the senior residents to invite family members, which they did, thereby increasing the number of passengers.
Livin' the Life
Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2017
The ship was clean. The staff was professional and friendly. The food was good and plenty. There was more than enough to do on and off the ship. It was a great experience.
What a Ship!
Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2017
We had the BEST time! So much variety and the food/bar options were fantastic.
Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2017
I have been sailing on HAL since 1984. Over the years I have seen service and perks decline. Certainly not the ship"s fault. Corporate wants to make as much money as possible. This ship was beautiful. Service was good. Food was not so good. The entertainment was very good. A pretty good cruise experience.
Travel Advisor: Dan Twomey
Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2017
My wife and I had an outstanding cruise to Hawaii recently aboard the HA Lines Eurodam. The service was excellent any time of the day, our cabin was spotless, and the food was excellent. The cabin steward and the rest of the crew saw to our every need. My wife returned home with a huge smile on her face, having completely rested for approximately three weeks.
Cruise to Hawaii
Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2017
Everything on this trip was wonderful.
Travel Advisor: Robin Jenkins
Reviewed on: 12 Nov 2017
Not as good as it once was what was free you now pay for and it will continue unless loyal guests stop booking. This is just my opinion.
Reviewed on: 03 Dec 2017
Excellent! The ship was clean and modern. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, pleasant and professional. The food was very good, the entertainment was fun and plentiful, the ports of call were handled very well.
Travel Advisor: Carlo Hilliard
Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2018
fantastic cruise - great food, attentive staff, lovely ship with many calm spots as well as lots of activities - loved the Lincoln Centre Stage offerings
Travel Advisor: JoAnne Patterson
Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2018
Usual...Need to vary their Entertainment when on back to back cruises...
Reviewed on: 22 Feb 2018
very nice. liked stateroom. food is always good & service generally. I do think however that open seating should allow one to make a reservation at times other than 5:15 or 8 PM, therefore assigned seating should not take precedence in that dining area.
Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2018
Loved the Eurodam. Has a wonderful old-world ambiance. The staff were outstanding.
HAL Feb 2018
Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2018
Very nice. Clean, thoughtful staff. Some very nice programs and good food.
Travel Advisor: Nathalie Liu
Eurodam 21 day sailing
Reviewed on: 12 Mar 2018
very pleased. good service in all areas, good food. special restaurants were excellent. newer ship with plenty of space for all activities including plush recliner seats in the movie theater.
Travel Advisor: Sharon Whiting
Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2018
Trip was ok but quality has slipped over the years. We have taken numerous trips since 1990 and our assessment is that the only thing that remains constant is the staff which is superb. The quality of everything else has been on a steady decline that is except for embarkation and disembarkation which has been vastly improved from when we started cruising on Holland America.
Travel Advisor: Deanna Sutherland - Rigby
Mel and Doris
By: Mel and Doris
Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2018
We had a wonderful time. The captain and all the crew were so kind and helpful throughout the 14 days. The food was delicious and the entertainment on the Mainstage was enjoyable. We did miss the Calipso music they use to have around the Lido pools. We forgot to thank Island Travel for the Pre-Paid Hotel Service Charge
Travel Advisor: Janice Trainor
By: D and D
Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2018
All of the crew including our room stewards, everyone involved with the food and the Captain were first class. The band in B.B. King’s Blues Club was terrific. The entertainment on the main stage was not bad. We enjoyed a couple of their cooking classes. All of the food was nicely presented and delicious, including all of the spectacular desserts. We did not partake in the casino. There were also jewelry and art presentations. Lots to do on sea days. The ports were enjoyable if you take an excursion. Otherwise, there are a lot of vendors. We really enjoyed the smaller ship which was mostly adults. It was easy to find our way around and line ups for food in the Lido were not long compared to what we have heard of larger ships.
Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2018
Our biggest issue with the ship was with our "ambulatory accessible" stateroom. It is NOT accessible except for the doorways and the shower. Everything else about the room is dangerous for anyone with a wheelchair or a walker. We made Guest Services staff aware of the issues. Stateroom #5140. The ship overall is lovely, and the food, as usual, was phenomenal. Staff and crew were very attentive and helpful.
Reviewed on: 19 May 2018
We had a great time on the Eurodam. My wife especially enjoyed "America's Test Kitchen" onboard. Emerson in the Gallery Bar was especially attentive and always called us by name. We were on this cruise with another couple and each of us had either our own interest fulfilled or we came together as a group to enjoy the meals and shows. Our Captain, John Scott, was terrific. He kept us informed daily and we had an opportunity to get his autograph on one of the ship's publication.
Travel Advisor: Darlene Sorrentino, CTC
Reviewed on: 29 May 2018
Pleasant for the most part. Life boat dril process needs refining, especially after drill was finished and people had to return to their cabins. CONGESTION !
Reviewed on: 25 May 2018
The Eurodam is a lovely ship. I enjoyed the cruise, though would share for short cruises a big ship is a challenge to explore all the delights! I admit I do miss a dedicated coffee bar. However overall the ship is beautiful and the piano duo was terrific! I enjoy Holland cruises. I would recommend the line and this ship.
Reviewed on: 31 May 2018
The ship was comfortable and beautiful just as it was the first time I sailed on it.
Reviewed on: 28 May 2018
The nice think about Holland America is their ships are laid out nearly the same, making adjustment to life at sea much easier. The Eurodam was spotless, well staffed and nicely appointed. Our Signature Suite was spacious and quiet. Meals were fabulous, as were the desserts. I appreciated the option to have breakfast in the room twice, and loved the mid morning trips to the Explorations Cafe for a daily cappuccino. My favorite part of the week was the visit to Glacier Bay with the Forrest Service reps onboard as guides. The day was surreal and the Captain maneuvered the ship so that both Port and Starboard cabins could enjoy the view of the Margerie Glacier. it was WOW! Couldn't even hear the engines, just the peaceful noises of the bay. Great cruise!
review of Eurodam
Reviewed on: 28 May 2018
Ok, size of staterooms was larger than expected.
Navy Nurse Corps Reunion Cruise to Alaska
Reviewed on: 26 May 2018
Every crew member we encountered was eager to help and anticipate our needs.
Reviewed on: 26 May 2018
could have been better
Reviewed on: 04 Jun 2018
very enjoyable, in fact time seemed to stand still. We met some really interesting people, ate great food and had amazing scenery each day.
Travel Advisor: Sarah Fitzpatrick
Holland America is wonderful
Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018
We have cruised on another cruise line before and decided to try Holland America. It was simply fantastic! Great food, service and lovely accommodations. We will certainly travel with Holland America in the future!
Having fun at 91
By: Ed m
Reviewed on: 30 Jun 2018
Best organized trip ever been on,service ,food,activities ,during day and night,great sights @nd history.would go back again and again!
Travel Advisor: Joan McGee
Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2018
So impressed with the ship and the Holland America approach to cruising. The efforts taken to communicate to the passengers, the quality of service, and the sheer ability to manage the movement of thousands of persons at a time was remarkable. Food availability & quality, entertainment, shore excursion opportunities and access to knowledge-building activities was also as laudable.
Travel Advisor: Tina Slimp
Cruising to Alaska
Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018
Holland America Eurodam is a smaller ship and offers courteous and personable service. I was amazed how many staff members on my deck knew my first and last name, The buffet could get crowded during meals. It was sometimes a challenge to find a table. Food was aplenty with a good selection of food being offered on a daily basis. Food and service in the dining room was great. I really enjoyed the evening shows and many programs offered. I found all the staff to be friendly and helpful. I enjoyed the usage of the gym. I would have loved to see more exercise oriented classes.
Nothing to do
Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2018
I travel to Holland America before and it was great on this trip it seems that there were not enough activities going on board to keep you occupied I was very disappointed in this. Other than that I would give a thumbs up
Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2018
Wonderful stateroom, wonderful service all over the ship. Ship was clean and well kept. Food was just okay, room service food uneatable.
By: June bug
Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2018
Very pleasant ! Everyone was so helpful and there was always something to do and delicious food !
Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2018
Great ship and great crew.
Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2018
Had been several years since my last Holland cruise. Was very impressed with the ship its self and all the staff.
Travel Advisor: Camilla Lummus
Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2018
Always enjoy being on a H-A ship.
Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2018
Pretty good Will return.
Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2018
Okay but they keep the interior of the ship too cold
Travel Advisor: Sue Pechtel
Wrong Destination/No luggage
Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2018
Awful! Didn't find out until we were on board that our destination changed and our luggage was put on the wrong ship. For the first 2 days on the cruise, we only had the clothes on our back. Had to pay for a doctor appointment, to get the rest of my medications that had been packed in my luggage. Second night was formal night... Our first stop was now San Francisco, only an hour from the airport where our car was parked. We would have ended this cruise the but we would have been charged $800 if we didn't continue the cruise. Now we had to shop for everything we had packed and is now sailing on the wrong ship!
Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2018
Our cruise was ruined by Holland America's excessive restrictions on smoking. We were not permitted to smoke on our own stateroom balcony even though there are privacy panels that separate the balconies of adjacent staterooms. Also, there was only one very small outside area at the back of the ship reserved for smokers which was very crowded and noisy all the time. Even worse Holland America gave us no advance warning about their smoking restrictions. If we had known that the restrictions were going to be this severe, we definitely would not have booked the cruise.
Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2018
Yes I would recommend this ship but it bigger than I like and the cabins are small.
Circle Hawaii on Eurodam
Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2018
The Eurodam is a beautiful and comfortable ship. The service and food were excellent. There were problems with internet service, but that is common in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. I would definately take a cruise on the Eurodam again.
Good food, service and entertainment
Reviewed on: 22 Dec 2018
HAL continues to provide good "bang for the bucks". Food service and entertainment were all very good and cabins are spacious compared to many. We went RT from SAN down the Baja peninsula. Not a very scenic or exciting itinerary. If you are going for the ship it is fine, but for the itinerary don't bother.
Travel Advisor: Anne Johnson
Reviewed on: 24 Dec 2018
The crew was very friendly and fun to e around. they go out of their way to help everyone.
Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2018
this was the largest ship we have sailed on. prefer smaller ships.
Travel Advisor: Melita Hein
Holland Mexico cruise
Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2019
Not great. Shows average at best. Food not great. Holland has lost the crispness it had.
Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2019
the carpeting in our stateroom was filthy and worn out. I admit, however, the steward did an excellent job taking care of us