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Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Couldn’t believe it

Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review by theanyr

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Nov 2019
  • Destination: the Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom

I have never experienced a more boring cruise than this one. The same selected songs got replayed over and over and over until my head hurt. Some crew members seemed like they didn’t really want to be there, some had attitudes or didn’t want to help. The 3 crew members that stood out to me were Ruel, Nissan and this one guy that i don’t remember his name but he was usually in the icecream station, very nice and kind people. The comedians that were there said some offensive things to the point where people wouldn’t even laugh. Things are barely announced, you never really know about things unless you ask a million questions. Things are also super expensive, when in others you can find them for way more reasonable prices. I can say the best thing there was the wide selection of great movies in the room, where I mostly spent my time because of how boring the ship is. Also, our bathroom smelled STRONGLY like urine when we got to the room. We notified Nissan and he said he’d clean it more but when we came back it still smelled horrible, it stayed that way the whole voyage. The disembarkation took longer than it should’ve, they kept saying there was a delay. There’s only 2 complimentary restaurants, everything else is money money and more money. All you could drink was water, super watery lemonade or no flavor whatsoever “iced tea”. I was so happy to come back home, will most likely never again step a foot on their cruises.

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