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4.5 Editor's Rating
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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422 Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

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Cindyatsea
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
This was our first cruise with HAL and we were very impressed with their level of service and the standard of the ship. ... Read more
Colonel Vatutin
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
The good: - service was pleasing and top-notch throughout the ship, but I felt that pool staff was considerably slow ... Read more
arizonasunlover
1 Review
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
My husband and I and two of our friends recently cruised with Nieuw Amsterdam on the Mediterranean Tapestry cruise in ... Read more
macyanddan
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
This was our second HAL cruise, and the first one was nearly flawless. On this trip, our group really felt like we ... Read more
wahoo2002
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I are retired, seasoned travelers having experienced many land and cruise tours. For this cruise we ... Read more

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bemc
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
My wife and I traveled on the Venice to Barcelona cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam on May 16th. This was our third ... Read more
landlubberSanD
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
5/15
Great Cruise, much better than i expected. Wish more time was available in each port, that is the only drawback i ... Read more
Fairlight Spencer
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The GOOD: My sincere compliments to all the staff on this voyage. Everyone had a smile on his or her face at all ... Read more
Carlou
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
My wife and me sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam from May 4th to May 16th 2015. We went from Venice to Istambul and back to ... Read more
twinners
1 Review
Member Since 2011
As a seasoned cruiser, I have fairly high expectations of my cruise experiences, and the Nieuw Amrsterdam was ... Read more

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doctrd
1 Review
Member Since 2000
444 Forum Posts
First time on Holland America after many Princess Europe and Caribbean cruises. Chose this cruise to travel before the ... Read more
cknic
1 Review
Member Since 2007
98 Forum Posts
This was our 2nd sailing with HAL having done the Greek Isle 3 years ago. That cruise was wonderful. Cannot say the ... Read more
datman1234
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
We has been cruise for more than 10 times in difference cruise lines, this is our first long Transatlantic cruise, 26 ... Read more
TONYDG843
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Let me preface my remarks by saying we have taken one to two cruises per year from 2006 to the present. We’ve ... Read more
observer2013
4 Reviews
Member Since 2013
77 Forum Posts
My wife and I did a 26 day cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam from Fort Lauderdale, Fl to Venice –- with 16 stops ... Read more

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sandysmithfl
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our first transatlantic cruise - greatly enjoyed the six days' crossing, which were relaxing and allowed us to get our ... Read more
DancingORnurse
1 Review
Member Since 2012
64 Forum Posts
Having sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam before, I was so disappointed in the entertainment. One night there was no show at ... Read more
JaneRichard
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
Was somewhat reluctant to take a transatlantic cruise due to my bouts with seasickness in the past. No issues on this ... Read more
Mary from Canada
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We took a 26 Days Transatlantic Cruise after being on 14 Holland American Cruises - but this one was a real problem - ... Read more
jimbo3
1 Review
Member Since 2010
66 Forum Posts
This was another good cruise...our first TA and our 15th HAL cruise. The "dry-dock" continued right up to the ... Read more

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hooked on cruising1949
1 Review
Member Since 2015
6 Forum Posts
There was a drill for the crew when we came aboard and all the elevators were unavailable. Neither of us handle stairs ... Read more
muskegon2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
4/15
We had a great time. There were amazingly calm seas. The dining room experience was good - they accommodated special ... Read more
decar48
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
We took the TA on 4/8/15 after having been on 2 other HAL ships that definitely had staff issues and maintenance ... Read more
calicus
1 Review
Member Since 2011
12 Forum Posts
4* Mariner. Did annual TA on Nieuw Amsterdam. Ship was to have come out of dry dock. We embarked in Fort Lauderdale ... Read more
Sunconure
1 Review
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
We were lucky enough to book the pinnacle suite for a cruise to the caribbean. I am leaving this review because it is a ... Read more

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