Without going into horrible detail, it was the worst ship, accommodations and food I have ever experienced on a cruise. However, the itinerary was wonderful, most of the crew was very good except, they continually spoke to one another in their native language in the dining room and buffet so you never knew if they were laughing/talking about you or their night last night. They did have Windows 10 classes that I attended and very much enjoyed PLUS, the Alaskan talks were wonderful. The cabin was pathetic! NO refrigerator, NO drawers in the desk/makeup area, the carpet was VERY worn.A broken window in the dining room, chairs in the media center that were worn to the wood, curtains that looked like they had NEVER been replaced since 1993! The food was tasteless, a filet mignon that was as big and thick as a silver dollar, fish that was cooked and left in a warming oven for an hour at least, "fresh salsa" right out of the jar in the dinning room even though in the buffet it was always fresh made and on an Alaska cruise NO CRAB! ON and ON and ON. I will never sail on Holland American again.

NEVER Holland American again!

Maasdam Cruise Review by gckeicher

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2016
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Lanai Ocean-View Stateroom
Without going into horrible detail, it was the worst ship, accommodations and food I have ever experienced on a cruise. However, the itinerary was wonderful, most of the crew was very good except, they continually spoke to one another in their native language in the dining room and buffet so you never knew if they were laughing/talking about you or their night last night. They did have Windows 10 classes that I attended and very much enjoyed PLUS, the Alaskan talks were wonderful. The cabin was pathetic! NO refrigerator, NO drawers in the desk/makeup area, the carpet was VERY worn.A broken window in the dining room, chairs in the media center that were worn to the wood, curtains that looked like they had NEVER been replaced since 1993! The food was tasteless, a filet mignon that was as big and thick as a silver dollar, fish that was cooked and left in a warming oven for an hour at least, "fresh salsa" right out of the jar in the dinning room even though in the buffet it was always fresh made and on an Alaska cruise NO CRAB! ON and ON and ON. I will never sail on Holland American again.
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Lanai Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin CA 336
The cabin was pathetic! NO refrigerator, NO drawers in the desk/makeup area, the carpet was VERY worn.A broken window in the dining room, chairs in the media center that were worn to the wood, curtains that looked like they had NEVER been replaced since 1993!
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