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Holland America Line Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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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


WORST Cruise ever with Holland America

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Southern

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dgh1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose cruise to join family members. On the first morning we went to the main dining room. My cold breakfast came quickly the remainder of our party waited 45 minutes for their hot food. At dinner I ordered a wine package and chose a white wine the bottle was placed on the table instead of in an ice bucket, we were then forced to help ourselves. The practice of not allowing shorts in the dining ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


First time cruising with Holland America

Review for Holland America Rotterdam to Caribbean - Southern

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nor72
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are a retired couple who have cruised regularly since 2000 in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, transatlantic, Scandinavia and Asia. We have cruised with several cruise lines but mainly Celebrity Cruise line/ RCCL. After Celebrity redesigned their Solstice ( Equinox etc.) series introducing more suites with their own deck space we found it difficult to find a quiet space on deck , something we had ...
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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


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


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


Staff annoying for the most part...food not bad...Everything clean

Review for Eurodam to Caribbean - Southern

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Queenie815
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our cabin steward was great and our dining room waiters are great but the pool attendants and buffet attendants left a lot to be desired. The main problem that we encounter with Holland American is that there are pool chair hogs with chairs being blocked out and no attendant is interested in sorting this out.. On one afternoon I counted 222 chairs across from us that never had anyone in them ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


First time on Holland America and Caribbean, SQ10005 Neptune Suite

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Southern

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sfgenato
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship is beautiful and service is very good. I give it only three out of five because of the challenges of sailing during the pandemic, and because we were disappointed in the suite. We booked a Neptune Suite because we wanted a larger balcony with chaise lounge chairs and table and chairs, but ended up with a SQ category with tiny balcony (the chairs provided didn't even fit on the balcony ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Neptune Spa Suite with Verandah


Paid a lot and not getting what was promised

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Southern

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Sweetyfeet
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I love this cruise line. We come on this line to relax and enjoy our cabana for the week. We decided to take this trip because, due to the pandemic, we have been working very hard without a break. I made for an upgrade to a suite and bought the Club Orange package. Well, I am not getting what I paid for. First, even with my boarding pass stating priority boarding, since I am a 2 star Mariner ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Neptune Suite with Verandah


Nieuw Amsterdam S. Carib - March 27 to April 6

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Southern

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Bethany Beach
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I am writing this from our cabin on our last day of this cruise. All ports were stopped at in the order on the schedule. Not one drop of rain while in port. Was told by the staff who stand and direct people to the ship that there were 936 passengers. It was so evident in no lines to check in, get on the ship, get off the ship at each port, RARELY shared an elevator with anyone even going ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


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