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Cruise Critic's Review 4.5 out of 5+ star 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 ... read more
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Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Reviews: 281

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Best 'Dam' Trip Imaginable by relaxatrvlr

A trip that began in snow ended in 82 degree F. weather in Ft. Lauderdale. After a pre-cruise ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Nice cruise, expected better by JandScruise

The good:

1) A lot of public room to move around in. Even in the bars/lounges things ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Second Visit Better Than the First by Crazy For Cats

This was our second sailing on the Nieuw Amsterdam this year. I had reservations about the ship ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
A Lovely Escape by subo123

I recently returned from a 7 night Western Caribbean cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam. We had cabin ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Western/Eastern Caribbean cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam by JHOG

This is my third time cruising with HAL. The other two times were on the Oosterdam.

The ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Smooth sailing on board the Nieuw Amsterdam ! by iltutcruiser

I just returned from 7 days aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam. Embarkation from Ft Lauderdale was a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
You get what you pay for by chrischarlestaylor

I have to start by saying it makes me so angry when I read reviews about ships that I have ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Elegant and Sophisticated by Tonib201

Up until this point, we have travelled with our children on the mega ships, which seemed to have ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Relaxing, but Drink packages were STEEP! by grfg8r

Pros:

Pax's were 2/3 Eur and Canadian. Older crowd, but very nice!! Plenty of space ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
just back from 14 days of sun, snorkeling, fun , friends and good food by tuolumne couple

pre cruise stay: we stayed at the Lago Mar, which was the best pre cruise stay ever. true old ... continue

Western Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Enjoyable Thanksgiving at sea by alafans

Simply couldn't be happier with our cruise to San Juan, Grand Turks, St. Thomas and Half Moon ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
R. I. P. : HOLLAND AMERICA by cruiserSFO

We had paid for 2 weeks of cruising, but left the ship after one week, forfeiting nearly $4000 ... continue

Western Caribbean 11/13 1.0 out of 5+
Just the facts! by bobpell

This was a 14 day collectors voyage western/eastern Caribbean cruise

We were in the ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Biggest disappointment by SouthFlorida1

From the moment we boarded we knew this ship would be a huge disappointment. However nothing ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 1.0 out of 5+
Another Wonderful Cruise by Konskie

We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on Nov. 16th and stayed overnight at the Ft. Lauderdale Hilton ... continue

Western Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
MS Nieuw Amsterdam - I wish I Could Stay There Forever! by cruisetrail

Background information

Various cruises with almost all major cruise ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Very disappointed with this cruise and Holland America. by BobandSandra

Too many glitches from worn and dirty cabin carpeting in a suite, to poor attitude in the ... continue

Western Caribbean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
Best Cruise Ever by SillySailor1955

Let me start my review by saying my husband and I have cruised on many different lines, ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Wonderful!!! Exceptional weather. by Lorraine Marie

We are a couple in our late 60's and have cruised with other lines (NCL, Carnival, Azamara, ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
Fantastic!!!! by Sue555

I have sailed before but many years ago. This ship was wonderful. The food was great. The room ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Great Cruise - Average Food by benatty

We cruised on the Nieuw Amsterdam from October 6 - 13th in the Western Mediterranean. We visited ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Very smooth and sunny cruise by MobyandDick

Our first HAL experience on board of the Nieuw Amsterdam: it was a very smooth and sunny ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Wonderful, relaxing holiday! by Dee-ay

I travelled with my grown up daughter on the Mediterranean Romance 12 day cruise from Venice to ... continue

Mediterranean 09/13 5+ out of 5+
Our Best Cruise Ever! by mikeange

We've been home almost three months and still can't stop raving about the cruise. he food was ... continue

Mediterranean 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Absolute wonderful time by Cruisin_Greg

Holland America 12-Day Mediterranean Empire Cruise  Sept. 12-24, 2013

Ports: ... continue

Mediterranean 09/13 5+ out of 5+
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