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Great and Relaxing Cruise

Review for Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera

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Hallzee
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was out first cruise, and after much study, decided on HA Oosterdam. We went with teo other couples, and had a GREAT time. Embarkation in San Diego was seamless. It did help that Neptune Suite affords you priority boarding. :-) The Neptune Lounge had a very nice welcome champagne and hos d'hoeuvres party as well. Side note: the Neptune Lounge is a quiet place to relax; also, there is a ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

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Eat away, little play

Review for Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera

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cjbank
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Cruise was a gift to us, but glad we went. Outstanding food and service, entertainment lagging except for the Boardwalk piano players and BB Kong’s. Needs more at sea activities. Nice casino. We did excursions from vendors at the ports rather than through the ship. I would sail on the Oosterdam again, would take more books to read, and study up on excursions! We returned rested and content ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


First Time Cruisers with HAL - Oosterdam Home Run

Review for Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera

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Hogladyrider
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are seasoned Carnival cruisers looking for a change, we are both retired in our mid 60's We cruised Oosterdam out of San Diego to Mexican Riviera. We are now hooked on HAL! We drove to San Diego the day before departure and utilized a park n'cruise at Comfort Inn with free shuttle to/from the port. We walked the boardwalk at the San Diego Harbor and had a nice meal at Mitch's on the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


GREAT JOB, HOLLAND AMERICA LINE!

Review for Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera

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pamfergusonpdx
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I was impressed! I was a bit scared of the "older ship" but the Oosterdam did not disappoint! She was stylish, glamorous, and artfully appointed. Food was stunning in the Lido Market, the Vista Dining Room, as well as The Pinnacle (specialty restaurant). The cabins (we sailed in a Signature Suite 8073 with larger veranda!) was very comfortable. Bathrooms were new and well equipped. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Great crew, but ship is starting to show its age - design-wise and otherwise.

Review for Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera

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Celtlaw
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Sitting in our Signature Stateroom as I write: 1. Signature Stateroom, really a mini-suite, is very nice, but those aft and mid-ship are under the Lido and Pool Deck and are noisy when activity above. 2. Theater seats get uncomfortable after about an half-hour. 3. Bring your own Splenda; there will be none on-board - only Stevia. 4. Carpeting in lobby and passageways showing its ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Early snafu but great cruise. Cabin 6113

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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ScottandAlison
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 12th cruise but the first in 10 years. 4 previous cruises on HAL. It began somewhat ominously. Check in took forever because they reassigned us to a different cabin-same category (Signature suite) but a deck lower at the very front of the ship with a handicap accessible bathroom that only had one sink. We were told our original cabin (SS mid ship) had a technical issue that could not ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Some Disappointments

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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cruzcat
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had never sailed on a Holland ship so it was time to try it. The itinerary included stops we had never been to before. Embarkation was the fastest we've experienced and we were able to go to our cabin right away. We didn't see our cabin stewards until the next day but they kept our cabin clean and neat the whole week. They also supplied us with ice daily. The food was the most ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


A nearly perfect cruise!

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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When and How
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This will be a short review of a short but nearly perfect cruise. The ship was in excellent shape. The art wasn’t even bad! The food was the best I’ve had in several cruises. The service was excellent. Room stewards Suri and Erna were perfect and waiters Subi and Dylan were fast and pleasant. The walking deck was lovely. These are the things that matter to me and this ship got them all ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


2nd time on NA - Tropical Caribbean

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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Paulinda
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This is the 3rd cruise to the Caribbean with Holland America for my wife and I, the 2nd cruise on the NA We chose the NA over the NS as it has less passengers We stayed in a verandah cabin (4138) and since we do a lot of walking it was very convenient to the promenade deck being one floor up from the deck 3 promenade. The cabin was also on the port side more mid stern We heard very little ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Nieuw Amsterdam Caribbean Cruise Feb. 2020

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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kevingastreich
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We stayed in a hotel in Plantation the night before our cruise. Hotel accommodations were difficult to get because of the annual boat show being held at the same time. We took an Uber from the hotel to the ship. The cost was about $18 and the ride took about twenty minutes. The car was at our hotel within 10 minutes of our request. The embarkation process was pretty easy and all told, we were in ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


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