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Nieuw Statendam Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Review for Nieuw Statendam to the Eastern Caribbean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Apr 2019
Cabin: Large Oceanview Stateroom

I've never felt compelled to write a review but after our recent trip I must express how delighted we were.

I was looking for a college graduation trip for my son and his girlfriend and had to work within certain dates and costs. I first saw this trip as a reasonable prospect but knew nothing about HAL. My travel agent thought I might enjoy being on a new ship and knew that I was most recently on Celebrity (loved) and Royal (didn't love). But it's an old people's line, right?

First of all, the new venue was beautiful. I'm not that much of a snob about decor, etc., but everything was fabulous. (I probably will repeat this word a few times.) The artwork was eclectic, the flowers are amazing (never paid attention to flowers before on a cruise). My 20 somethings were enthralled, posting picture after picture on IG and Snapchat. Yes, even Facebook even though it's for old fogies.

Cabin Review

Large Oceanview Stateroom

Cabin D

We had a balcony room. It was probably a little narrower than on Celebrity but seemed longer and the storage was better than other ships I've been on. (Two closets for hanging.) The balcony had ottomans which I know is a big bone of contention on other ships.

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