Holland America Line
Holland America Line ships
Cruiselines: Holland America Line
Holland America Line is among the most traditional cruising line, with long history and great experience. Its premium cruising style features classic design and excellent onboard experience. Flexible schedules allow early and late seatings.
Continental and traditional dishes are served on board Holland ships. Special requests are handled with care, and vegetarian and healthcare dishes are also available.
Entertainment on board Holland cruisers is quite diverse. It encompasses Broadway-style and other performances, performed by musicians, comedians, singers and others, revues, movies, cooking demonstrations, libraries, Internet center, and so on.
Onboard facilities include wraparound promenades, casinos, intimate lounges, nightclubs, piano bars, cinemas, Greenhouse spas, swimming and hydrotherapy pools and sports courts.
Fully staffed and outstandingly equipped fitness facilities are at guest's disposal. In Greenhouse Spas various treatments could be enjoyed.
The dress code features formal attire, during two formal nights, and smart casual. The latter entails outfit mostly seen in country clubs and upscale resorts.
Age adjusted youth and children's programs are available. Nighttime children's activities are additionally charged, and late babysitting might be arranged.
Special offers for returnees are available through Mariner Society loyalty program. Insider information about enhancements, champagne receptions, captain's parties, and magazine subscription are just a few of related benefits.
Service could be described in few words - highly professional and quite unobtrusive.
People over 21 should consider adding a Signature Beverage Package, in order to decrease beverage expenses.
Major pros: attractive destinations accompanied with great on board experience; diverse shore excursions, different in style; kids-friendly vessels; a myriad of on board activities. Major cons: all party events end early; tipping is strongly encouraged (just in case you aren't a fan).
Tips are automatically added to shipboard accounts in certain amounts, but they could be adjusted. Gratuities are accepted for spa and salon services.