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Pre cruise. I flew to san diego on norwegian air and another sadly i did not know i had to pre book meals so all i9 had for 9 hrs was snacks! I stayed in a hostel to save money which was ok.i did maritime museum,san diego zoo and midway. Embarkation. I left hostel 1000 and was surprised to go onboard by 1130 and cabin was ready and luch was in the dining room. Cabin. I originally had an out6side guarantee cabin then 1 day before cruise got a upgrade to balcony. A quuen bed was very comfortable. Shop. Very few models of NIEUW AMSTERDAM were left plus small ones but not much else Entertainment. Really good shows,a singer/comedian,singers ands dancers and a fiddle player/comedian were really good. Ports of call. Victoria(vancover island) did not book any excursions as very pricey onboard. I got theb shuttle bus into town and after finding bus trips were$50-$70 to get to the beuchart gardens i went there by local bus. Disembarkation. Pretty good did not have to wait long to get off ship. Post cruise. I stayed in a hostel in vancover much better than the 1st one and went a few places. All in all. Really good cruise as i always want to go on her.

My cruise

Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review by seabourndt

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2018
  • Destination: Pacific Coastal
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Pre cruise.

I flew to san diego on norwegian air and another sadly i did not know i had to pre book meals so all i9 had for 9 hrs was snacks! I stayed in a hostel to save money which was ok.i did maritime museum,san diego zoo and midway.

Embarkation.

I left hostel 1000 and was surprised to go onboard by 1130 and cabin was ready and luch was in the dining room.

Cabin.

I originally had an out6side guarantee cabin then 1 day before cruise got a upgrade to balcony. A quuen bed was very comfortable.

Shop.

Very few models of NIEUW AMSTERDAM were left plus small ones but not much else

Entertainment.

Really good shows,a singer/comedian,singers ands dancers and a fiddle player/comedian were really good.

Ports of call.

Victoria(vancover island) did not book any excursions as very pricey onboard. I got theb shuttle bus into town and after finding bus trips were$50-$70 to get to the beuchart gardens i went there by local bus.

Disembarkation.

Pretty good did not have to wait long to get off ship.

Post cruise.

I stayed in a hostel in vancover much better than the 1st one and went a few places.

All in all.

Really good cruise as i always want to go on her.
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