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Nieuw Amsterdam Cabin Reviews - Deluxe Verandah Oceanview

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Deluxe Verandah Oceanview Cabins 26 Reviews
Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. The size of the Deluxe Verandah OceanView stateroom is 254 sq. ft.
    
Deluxe Verandah Oceanview (VB)
Deluxe Verandah Oceanview (VB)


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4046
HAL has great and especially the new Nieuw Amsterdam. I am not a light packer so I had alot of stuff. Didn't fill all the closets and didn't even use the drawers under the bed which was a nice touch. Would have liked a switch to turn on or off the speaker in the cabin for annoucements, had to open the door to hear the cruise director and others at times. Great baloney, I think a bit bigger than others above us.  Read entire member review.
4050
Disappointed by essence2010
Cabin 4050 was in a good spot. Almost every port we were on the dock side.  Read entire member review.
4140
Our room setup was as expected but we forgot to exercise our option not to be "upgraded". What this means is the carefully chosen room we initially booked was lost and instead we given an "upgraded" room that happened to be beside and bank of elevators which we hear dinging at the worst hours of precious sleep. We never discovered what about our "upgraded" room was different than what we had booked but I suggest you check if your cruise line has a policy to opt out if you first choose a specifically located room as we had.  Read entire member review.
4178
Great room! Long walk from elevator to room. Giant balcony!  Read entire member review.
4185
4185 - Aft cabin off the stern. Very quiet location, bigger than normal size, was very comfortable for 2 people.  Read entire member review.
5038
Had a Wonderful Time by NotSoRealMcCoy
The room is on the 5th deck, port (left) side, towards the front. It was a quiet location and we really enjoyed the balcony (our first cruise with one). The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was a decent size. It had plenty of closet and storage space (including room enough under the bed to place our suitcases). However, getting into the closets, which are right across from the bathroom, can be a bit awkward at times. You do have to place your ship Id card in a slot near the door to make the lights and TV work, but we eventually figured out that any card of that size can be used (i.e. credit card).  Read entire member review.
5138
Angled balcony with small bump-out  Read entire member review.
5142
Only complaint insufficient drawer space in closets. Also TV difficult to operate.  Read entire member review.
5192
Storm at Sea by Archie's Mom
Very poor lighting in small closet area. You could not see into the closet without a flashlight. Not much storage room. Great tub/shower combination. Great bed and pillows. We enjoyed opening the deck dividers between our 4 cabins for fun times on the balcony.  Read entire member review.
6052
Wonderful large balcony which faces somewhat aft and blocks most wind. Balcony chair and ottoman very comfortable. Cabin was large. Shower was large, but no tub. No couch. 2 uncomfortable dining room style chairs. Could hear elevator tones occasionally. Please see youtube video on Nieuw Amsterdam cabin 6052.  Read entire member review.
6119
HAL's balcony rooms are great - good closet space - a sofa - bathtub - we were happy in our room - though we envied our cruise companion that had a suite.  Read entire member review.
6119
Balcony rooms on the Nieuw Amsterdam are outstanding - enough closet space, sofa, desk, bathtub!  Read entire member review.
6130
6130 Well placed,quiet location,enough storage,great balcony, cracking noises in rough seas.  Read entire member review.
6133
Starboard side just behind aft elevators. convenient quiet. I'd recommend.  Read entire member review.
6179
6179 - Aft balcony, very quiet, never heard our neighbors or anything above our stateroom.  Read entire member review.
None
Our room was a VB Upper Verandah on port side. The sunrise and sunset were always in our room going westward. The room was just far enough from the navigation bridge over our head to not obstruct the sky view but close enough to see bridge maneuvers. Just over the beginning of the wake, for the tremendous sound..... The balcony had only one deck chair and one chair. The couch was broken so we could not really sit on it. The doors of the overhead bin are dangerous as they may come down on you. The beds were terrific. 2 out of 3 closets needed some lights because when the closet doors are open the overhead corridor light cannot reach inside. The bathroom was well planned and shower was tremendous. The bathtub was too small for a small person. Noise from outside was not a factor.  Read entire member review.
None
Med Tapestry by Midday58
Upper Verandah Deck 6054, Port side. Reasonable size but bed layout made it a bit restricting to move around. When sofa was made into a bed for our daughter, virtually impossible to get onto the verandah. My husband actually gashed the back of his leg on the metal leg of the sofa bed trying to squeeze past it to get onto the verandah. Good location of stateroom, midship, not far from lifts. Next door stateroom had adjoining verandah to friends' verandah, which made for some fairly noisy evenings.  Read entire member review.
None
Cabin 7143 is a VA Cabin that has an aft-view. It provides some great views on sail-away but is very noisy on the balcony due to the props. The prop noise makes it difficult to hold a conversation or to take a nap. The interior of the cabin is adequate but more storage and closet space is needed for extended voyages. There is very little drawer space or places to store luggage. If you don't mind the constant noise on the balcony from the props this cabin is a good choice. To be fair, you can't hear the props inside the cabin.  Read entire member review.
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Viva Venice by gifted
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Surprisingly good by ralphie13
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HAL's latest by botango
Nieuw Amsterdam Decks
Nieuw Amsterdam Main Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Lower Promenade Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Promenade Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Upper Promenade Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Verandah Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Upper Verandah Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Rotterdam Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Navigation Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Lido Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Panorama Deck
Nieuw Amsterdam Observation Deck
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