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Cut backs? No Americas Test Kitchen.

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Southern

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mamacita123
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We took this cruise because it was Available for back to back while visiting differs ports on each segment. Entertainment in the main theater was only BBC and dancers. While both were excellent, we’d like more of a variety. Also missing was Americas Test Kitchen, though it’s still listed. There was the same comedian in BB Kings on several nights. The music in that venue was good. We have not ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


First time on HAL

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Eastern

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danInNJ
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

we decided to take a 7day Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale on HAL. This would be our 11 cruise, and first on HAL. Previously we sailed on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Azamara. Since we didn't have a very good experience onour last Azamara, we thought we try something else.... We booked an inside cabin, (8102) which was well laid out, but small. Not sofa or love seat, just a very small ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


So Disappointed in Service and Conditions of the Pool Areas

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Southern

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CBiggsFLL
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have been on numerous Holland America cruises, on many of their ships on all types of itineraries, including Northern Europe and the Caribbean. This past cruise was so disappointing primarily for one major problem. Yes, it was a southern Caribbean itinerary with stops on the private island, Curaçao and Aruba, with three full sea days. The weather on those sea days were nearly perfect for ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


First trip to Curacao

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Southern

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Joby_Mikre
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this trip specifically because it was visiting Curacao, which I had never visited. Additional stops were made in Aruba and the private island. Our favorite activities on the ship are the casino and spa so a larger ship best met our needs. Embarkation: We travel to Fort Lauderdale the day prior to the cruise and stay a hotels close to Port Everglades. You receive a designated ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


What has happened to Holland

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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shaunbava
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

A cruise is usually fun and this was no exception BUT, Holland has changed and not for the better. We had 160 days on HAL prior to the pandemic so we were pretty familiar with the line and this ship. The room was the room and it was fine as usual, it could use a little maintenance as things are starting to look a little tired but still a minor concern, the steward did a good job and the room ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Things are improving!

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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rmilller
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our 20th anniversary cruise, and we did back-to-back 7 day cruises (western/eastern Caribbean). We are 3-star Mariners on HAL, and this was our 3rd trip since Covid hit. Compared to the last two post-covid trips, this was a good improvement. We started getting towel animals again (a simple add but delightful), they had some fresh flowers on board (prior two cruises they were mostly ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


The worst HAL cruise ever

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Western

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Lynn@ECGA
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned last Sunday (NOV. 20th) from Caribbean cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam on 14 days of the worst HAL cruise that we ever experienced. With more than 400 days on HAL ships and having sailed on this ship twice before, we never experienced anything remotely like this. In fact it was one of the worst cruises ever on any line including Carnival which can be inconsistent at best. Apparently in an ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Great cruise to relax and get our feet wet cruisng again post Covid.

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Western

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Scubamark
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

First time HAL cruisers, historically book Celebrity. Cruise started off a bit rocky with the Airline delaying the bag with my wife's clothing. HAL was great and worked with the airline to eventually have the bag catch up in Grand Cayman. Porsha from Guest Services and our cabin stewards (Madey and Firman) put in extra effort to make my wife as comfortable as possible until her things ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

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Great Cruise with a Hurricane and Refugees

Review for Holland America Rotterdam to Caribbean - Southern

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CurtB
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We had a great cruise on our 10, uh I mean 11, day cruise of the Caribbean. Due to hurricane Nicole hitting Florida and closing Port Everglades we had a bonus day at sea. Luckily not only was the extra day free of charge, the captain did a great job avoiding the storm and the seas were relatively calm. During that extra night at seas, one of the passengers noticed a small craft and notified the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Fantastic music

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Eastern

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Bunkie2100
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first Holland America cruise and our first in almost three years. All of our other cruises have been with NCL and we wanted to try another line. There were, certainly, differences but it is not clear, for some, which are from the different operator or are the legacy of the pandemic. Here goes. Check in was easy and quick. Once aboard the Lido Market was open and serving ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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