Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review by matwisso
- Sail Date: July 2016
- Destination: Alaska
- Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
The ship is smaller which enables you to get closer to the shore line & all the Glaciers
You will have a better chance of clear skies in July, however, you really never know with the Pacific N.W.!!!
Juneau was the Mendenhal Glacier which was very interesting but not close enough.
We really enjoyed the shopping & walking in Ketchikan. Our friends wanted Authentic Native art & we found a lot there for various prices in various shops...
The service was excellent & the Glacier martini's (blue in color) were fun & tasty!!
We enjoyed sitting on the Promenade deck all bundled in our lovely blue plaid blankets found in every stateroom.. Napping was fun along with reading!!
We enjoyed our cruise & highly recommend it to everyone..
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The cabin was below the galley so the first night was a bit noisy during the night but after reporting it , it was okay. I also bought earplugs that helped.. We would do it again.. Very Interesting scenery and loved the Glaciers!!
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