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This is HAL's newest ship in the fleet for the Pinnacle Class series of ships. The performances in the panoramic World Stage Theater were amazing, You had to get to the theater at least 30 minutes before showtime or you couldn't find a preferable seat for 2 or more guests. The dance production team One Step was so professional. Also a BBC Earth show called Blue Planet was just like being underwater in a submarine watching all around you fish swimming and enjoying their underwater adventures, The Music Walk of Stones Rock Room, Billboard (double pianos) and of course B.B. King's Blues Club. A wonderful experience for all ages. Something for everyone. The dining rooms were very modern with very adequate lighting and decor. The service staff in the dining rooms were always happy and couldn't do enough to try to make you happy and very satisfied. The food was very good also with many choices and you could always ask the wait staff for any advise on your choices. In the Lido Buffet, we enjoyed the morning pastry of sticky buns. The day always had to start off with a sticky bun and coffee, then breakfast.

State of the Art World Stage Theater

Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review by zeldacas

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2019
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
This is HAL's newest ship in the fleet for the Pinnacle Class series of ships.

The performances in the panoramic World Stage Theater were amazing, You had to get to the theater at least 30 minutes before showtime or you couldn't find a preferable seat for 2 or more guests. The dance production team One Step was so professional.

Also a BBC Earth show called Blue Planet was just like being underwater in a submarine watching all around you fish swimming and enjoying their underwater adventures,

The Music Walk of Stones Rock Room, Billboard (double pianos) and of course B.B. King's Blues Club.

A wonderful experience for all ages. Something for everyone.

The dining rooms were very modern with very adequate lighting and decor.

The service staff in the dining rooms were always happy and couldn't do enough to try to make you happy and very satisfied.

The food was very good also with many choices and you could always ask the wait staff for any advise on your choices.

In the Lido Buffet, we enjoyed the morning pastry of sticky buns. The day always had to start off with a sticky bun and coffee, then breakfast.
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Cabin Review

Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
Cabin I 6221
Cabin was smaller than we usually choose. The cabin didn't have a HAL traditional sofa and didn't even have a chair, only a stool. We asked the cabin attendant to see if he could get us a chair and he immediately came back with a chair with a back to it. Very happy now.
Bathroom was new and clean and very comfortable.
Only sleep and shower in cabin, so after a day or so, we go used to being without a window.
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