BEST CRUISE EVER: Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review by DOC B
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BEST CRUISE EVER
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
The food on this trip was exceptional. There were plenty of choices with reccomended menus by the chef daily. We used "anytime seating" which was great. We were always able to get seating whenever we arrived. We avoided the 6:00-7:00 rush whenever possible. For a 17 day voyage we found the speakers and nightime entertainment to be fine. The cruise director was young and enthusiastic and More easily adapted to the mainly "over 55" guests.
The only negative was the size of the movie theater. It only held 36 guests which led to much bickering among the passengers who got there too late for a seat. They need a different venue for this. To their credit you could see the featured movie in your cabin the next day. Also they had several days when they showed films in the large show room. The ports were interesting and the weather mild. We booked our own tours at much better rates. One of the many Cruise Critic members on board organized a meet and great as well as a dinner in Lisbon with traditional Fado entertainment. It was a really memorable evening. Overall this was probably the best cruise we have been on yet. Highy reccomend the ship and the line. Less
Cabin review: HH4067 Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)
Cabin in a great location. Minimum sea movement. Plenty of closet space. The view is partially obstructed by a life boat but we still had plenty to see and there was lots of light. Bathroom has a bath tub with a shower.Read All Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views) (HH) Reviews >>