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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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I just returned from 7 days aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam. Embarkation from Ft Lauderdale was a breeze. The Holland ... Read more
I travelled with my grown up daughter on the Mediterranean Romance 12 day cruise from Venice to Barcelona. It was just ... Read more
12/13
We've been home almost three months and still can't stop raving about the cruise. he food was excellent. There was a ... Read more
You get what you pay for chrischarlestaylor
12/13
I have to start by saying it makes me so angry when I read reviews about ships that I have personally sailed on and ... Read more
pre cruise stay: we stayed at the Lago Mar, which was the best pre cruise stay ever. true old fort lauderdale charm, ... Read more

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Simply couldn't be happier with our cruise to San Juan, Grand Turks, St. Thomas and Half Moon Cay. Had no problems in ... Read more
12/13
We had paid for 2 weeks of cruising, but left the ship after one week, forfeiting nearly $4000 rather than endure the ... Read more
Just the facts! bobpell
12/13
This was a 14 day collectors voyage western/eastern Caribbean cruise We were in the signature (superior veranda) suite ... Read more
Biggest disappointment SouthFlorida1
12/13
From the moment we boarded we knew this ship would be a huge disappointment. However nothing prepared us for the what ... Read more
12/13
We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on Nov. 16th and stayed overnight at the Ft. Lauderdale Hilton Marina Hotel this time. The ... Read more

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Background information Various cruises with almost all major cruise lines. Hotels Pre-cruise - Holiday Inn Express ... Read more
Best Cruise Ever SillySailor1955
11/13
Let me start my review by saying my husband and I have cruised on many different lines, Carnival, NCL, Celebrity and ... Read more
Too many glitches from worn and dirty cabin carpeting in a suite, to poor attitude in the Maitre'd's staff in paying ... Read more
11/13
We are a couple in our late 60's and have cruised with other lines (NCL, Carnival, Azamara, Celebrity, Princess). Our ... Read more
11/13
Holland America 12-Day Mediterranean Empire Cruise  Sept. 12-24, 2013 Ports: Venice, Italy / Katakolon, Greece / ... Read more

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CONS: 1. Worst coffee ever!!!!!! 2. After a wonderful performance of Cantare, a group of 5 amazing male singers, I ... Read more
Mixed Review Canuckgirl55
10/13
Pros - great itinerary with varied ports of call - staff was excellent - the ship was in excellent condition and ... Read more
Fantastic!!!! Sue555
10/13
I have sailed before but many years ago. This ship was wonderful. The food was great. The room (5073) with balcony was ... Read more
We cruised on the Nieuw Amsterdam from October 6 - 13th in the Western Mediterranean. We visited Palermo, Naples, ... Read more
10/13
Our first HAL experience on board of the Nieuw Amsterdam: it was a very smooth and sunny cruise. Smooth: as the staff ... Read more

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This our first attempt at a review and we will attempt to comment on things that may be helpful to people contemplating ... Read more
We stayed at the HAL recommended Hotel Melia Barcelona before the start of our cruise and took the HAL transfer to the ... Read more
Aug. 18, 2013 sailing from Venice to Barcelona: As retired New York teachers now living in Fla. almost 20 years, we ... Read more
What a fantastic 12 nights my bride and I had aboard this wonderful ship! I will write this review categorically ... Read more
This was the first time we had travelled with Holland America and was unsure what to expect, and due to such a ... Read more

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