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When Holland America launched Nieuw Amsterdam in 2010, the line unveiled a fresh take on its successful style: a traditional cruising experience, which steers clear of rock climbing walls and waterslides in ...
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423 Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

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Bopster
1 Review
Member Since 2007
72 Forum Posts
The Nieuw Amsterdam is a beautiful ship and the service continues to be outstanding. Our debarkation in Ft. Lauderdale ... Read more
BLittle
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We sailed on the January 10, 2016 Dancing With the Stars Championship Finals Cruise. We booked Signature Suite 6056. ... Read more
mmbuzz
1 Review
Member Since 2015
7 Forum Posts
Hi! I was a solo female traveler (revered by some, scorned by some). I didn't stay at any hotels. The ship was ... Read more
grtfldave
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
894 Forum Posts
We are in our late 40s and have been on 14 Cruises on 5 different cruise lines including Celebrity, Princess, Royal ... Read more
Cruiser 4 Life 66
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
644 Forum Posts
Eastern Caribbean Cruise This was my third cruise on a Holland America ship and my first cruise on the Nieuw ... Read more

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lakelodge
6 Reviews
Member Since 2002
329 Forum Posts
Three friends from childhood who graduated high school together in 1971 decided to take a girlfriend getaway on the ... Read more
smoke2025
3 Reviews
Member Since 2003
72 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam, the 11th cruise with Holland America on 9 different HAL ships ... Read more
kth100077
1 Review
Member Since 2010
16 Forum Posts
Our only previous cruise had been on Celebrity Solstice, so we had only that to compare this tour to. Overall, ... Read more
lin19442
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
Had a good cruise but not as good and the old ship built in1937. Nobody showed up for the Cruise Critic on the Monday ... Read more
Donny-Joe
1 Review
Member Since 2014
119 Forum Posts
We've primarily sailed on Disney, with one cruise on Royal Caribbean. We're a family of 4 (two 47-year-old adults and ... Read more

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Xtchr
1 Review
Member Since 2007
107 Forum Posts
Embarkation was horrible.. Standing in line for one hour and 15 min. with only 4-5 agents who were being ... Read more
SSUnitedStates
5 Reviews
Member Since 2005
8 Forum Posts
BACKGROUND: Choosing this sailing was a bit of an accident. We had sailed on Princess last year and enjoyed it (for ... Read more
81Zoomie
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
405 Forum Posts
To set the stage, I haven't sailed HAL in 4 years. In that time I have sailed with Princess, Royal Caribbean, and ... Read more
bra1nchild
1 Review
Member Since 2006
780 Forum Posts
We admit that we have been spoiled by taking longer cruises on HAL. Our recent Caribbean adventure struck us ad ... Read more
katieboomer
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This was my fourth cruise on Holland America and second on the Nieuw Amsterdam. The rooms were very clean and ... Read more

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lah0313
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
Let me first say that our cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam is my 8th cruise and my 1st with Holland America. I have only ... Read more
cccarter
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
We were at the Neptune level, and the added expense was well worth it. Lovely concierges, good breakfast spread in the ... Read more
Daisyloo
9 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1,492 Forum Posts
We sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam for 3 weeks beginning November 22. It was a B2B2B consisting of Eastern, Western, ... Read more
sensrock
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
This was our 9th cruise with Holland America and 2nd on the Nieuw Amsterdam. After a so-so experience on our last ... Read more
cbr663
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
1,361 Forum Posts
Time to get our cruise started. The shuttle to the ship arrived around 11:20 and it took about 40 minutes to get to ... Read more

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theBrosher
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
This was our first cruise, and we booked for 2 weeks to celebrate our honeymoon. We are 26 and 33. When we booked the ... Read more
Hollandamericalover
7 Reviews
Member Since 2012
After our daughters wedding in October, my wife and I treated ourselves to a 14 day Eastern/Western Caribbean cruise on ... Read more
j.a.m.
5 Reviews
Member Since 2008
98 Forum Posts
What can I say -- in my estimation, everything was almost perfect on the Nieuw Amsterdam's November 29th sailing to the ... Read more
OBX-Cruisers
3 Reviews
Member Since 2007
733 Forum Posts
My wife and I have over 120 days cruising on HAL ships and this latest cruise in the Mediterranean and TA was our ... Read more
remarkability
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our second trip on the Nieuw Amsterdam, both times in November. Embarkation was a snap and the check-in line was not ... Read more

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