WHO IS

Holland America Line?

When you embark on a Holland America Line ship, you will immediately notice the difference. Charming and trusting service, classic nautical and maritime design, scenic destinations - Holland America Line never fails to disappoint. With over 145 years' of experience, if you desire a trusted traditional cruising voyage with warm, high-quality service, Holland America Line cruises are for you.

Boasting some of the most comfortable and spacious mid-sized ships across the seven seas, Holland America Line ensures that guests never feel cramped. Combine their commodious ship with an extensive list mouth-watering dining venues and enrichment activities, Holland America Line cruises are methodically crafted to have you wanting to come aboard again.

Facts & Figures

Founded: 1873
Ships: 15
Max Passengers: 1,623-3,375

Is Holland America Line right for you?

For multigenerational travellers seeking a traditional cruising experience combined with considered modern twists are frequent cruisers on Holland America Line. Passengers appreciate the variety of entertainment options in a sophisticated and elegant up-market atmosphere from the B.B King’s Blues Club to the Rolling Stones Rock room.

Guests also cherish the amount of space afforded to them throughout the ship, ensuring passengers under no circumstances feel confined or restricted in their accommodation. Instead, Holland America Line carefully crafts a homely and comfortable cruising experience. With outstanding service and attentive staff, guests will rapidly feel like the ship is a second home.

Passengers who travel with Holland America Line, in addition, greatly enjoy the hands-on and active shore excursions offered when in port. Whether you want to go on a zip line adventure in the Alaskan forests, snorkelling in the Caribbean, or photographing penguins in Chile, Holland America Line fills their excursions with exhilarating activities to create unforgettable memories.

What comes complimentary on Holland America Line?

Your cruise fare with Holland America Line comes complimentary with:

  • Select non-alcoholic beverages
  • 24-hour room service
  • Non-specialty restaurant dining
  • Club HAL Youth Activity Program until 10pm
  • Access to the fitness centre, culinary lessons in their America’s Test Kitchen, enrichment lectures, and stage productions

Why cruise with Holland America Line?

  • Savour an unbelievably spacious ship design ensuring guests rarely feel uncomfortable
  • Explore hundreds of destinations with itineraries spanning the globe ranging from short tasters through to grand voyages and world cruises
  • Enjoy premium classic-style cruising injected with modern twists

Our Recommendation

Alaska is a must-visit with Holland America Line!

This stunning and intensely natural region comes to life with Holland America Line’s outstanding selection of itineraries. Often considered one of the best Holland America Line has to offer, voyages range from seven to 21 days, allowing guests plenty of choice for how long they wish to explore Alaska’s natural splendour. Boasting over 70 years’ experience in Alaska, the state government has provided them with the largest number of permits into the highly sought after and exclusive Glacier Bay and their ships get prime berthing positions in each port. From coming close to black bears and bald eagles, to soaking in the breathtaking glaciers, Alaska cruises with Holland America Line are essential.

Club Orange

Experience a new level of luxury onboard your cruise with Holland America Line’s exclusive amenities program, Club Orange. Enjoy VIP access and elevated comforts, including:

  • Complimentary stateroom upgrade
  • Exclusive dining options and premium in-room breakfast
  • Skip the line with Club Orange priority access
  • Dedicated Concierge Hotline
  • Special event for Club Orange guests

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What are the accommodation options on Holland America Line?

Accommodation on Holland America Line Cruises are broken down into staterooms and suites. All options come with the following useful conveniences and quality of life improvements:

  • Complimentary 24-hour In-Room Dining
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Generous Storage
  • Safes for your valuables
  • Deluxe bathrobes
  • Elemis Aromapure bath amenities
  • Complimentary fresh fruit
  • Complimentary shoeshine service
  • Complimentary ice service

Staterooms:

For those seeking a private sanctuary to call home, the comfortable Inside Staterooms are the most affordable option. If you also value privacy but want to enjoy the natural surroundings, consider an Ocean View or Verandah Stateroom, with the latter featuring their own private balcony. Each of these staterooms additionally have a Spa option, which includes with stress-relieving spa amenities to ensure your voyage is as relaxing as possible.

Suites:

All suites on Holland America Line ships offer a private balcony and a spacious room designed to let you offer maximum comfort. The Neptune and Pinnacle Suite are essential for guests looking for executive-level elegance and an expansive area fitted with a living space, dining room, and additional amenities that will make you feel like you never left home! Depending on the type of suite being booked, travellers can get access to additional amenities such as a coffee machine, binoculars, and Bluetooth speakers.

What dining options are available on Holland America Line cruises?

With spectacular ocean views and an abundance of delicious food, Holland America Line‘s Lido Market offers a great buffet experience for everyone who comes aboard. While not open 24 hours, guests can enjoy cuisine from across the globe served by professionally trained chefs for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Alternatively The Dining Room offers passengers an unforgettable multi-course dinner, with talented on board executive chefs who work tirelessly to bring each dish to perfection. 

Specialty options are available at a nominal cost but should not be missed! Make your reservation early and dine on delightful meals such as the mouth-watering steak from the Pinnacle Grill, or an exquisite meat & cheese board from the Italian restaurant Canaletto. Tamarind offers guests an exotic Asian menu, whilst Rudi’s Sel de Mer offers a contemporary twist on timeless French classics. For a lighter option why not visit Nami Sushi where you will be treated to beautiful ocean views as you dine on the freshest, tastiest and most inventive sushi at sea.

Room service (available 24-hours a day) is a great alternative option for those wanting breakfast in bed or an intimate dinner on the private balcony. With prompt and quality service, passengers will receive their desired dish post haste and with the level of quality you would expect dining out!

If you're travelling on Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam, head down to the New York Deli & Pizza on Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam where you can dive-in for a delicious burger or enjoy your pizza while overlooking the Lido pool as you watch the stunning sunset.

Is there a dress code for Holland America Line?

Holland America Line recommends a smart casual attire during the day and for most evenings. Regardless of the time of day, beachwear, shorts, active-wear, and tank-tops are not permitted in any fine dining venue.

On occasion, Holland America Line hosts an optional Gala Night where guests wear fine formal clothing in order to evoke the sense of traditional grand cruising. This includes wearing collared shirts and slacks for men and sophisticated dresses or slacks for women. It is important to note however that the usual smart casual wear is allowed in the casual dining restaurants.

What are the most popular activities on a Holland America Line Cruise?

Holland America Line offers a great number of onboard activities for passengers as they leisurely cruise to their destination. A multitude of guests enjoy signing up for the many learning opportunities and classes on a range of topics from cooking delicious meals to nature photography. Traditional offerings are usually a popular choice, with ballroom dancing and afternoon tea being highlights for some guests. Moreover, for an additional cost, patrons are sometimes seen trying their luck at the decadent ship casino or pampering themselves at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon.

Parents often register their kids for the outstanding Club HAL, which is a fantastic youth program for ages three (3) to 17 filled with a plethora of activities.

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