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Nieuw Amsterdam Review

4.5 / 5.0
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HAL was deceptive

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to the Eastern Caribbean
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Motor City
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
Cabin: Interior Stateroom
Traveled with children

Neiuw Amsterdam Jan 4 - 11

This was by far the worst cruise my wife and I have ever sailed...

1) We arrived onboard to find out that one of the engines(Azipods) was STILL broken and we would not be able to reach our St Marteen port, the reason we booked this cruise in the first place, this because the boat was unable to reach the speed needed to reach the port.

Cabin Review

Interior Stateroom

Nice interior cabin, worked well for myself, wife and daughter...too bad the cruise was terrible

Port Reviews

Half Moon Cay

Didn’t make it to this port either.

Fun cruise. *rollseyes*

Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)

Found out when AFTER boarded, we only have 1 working azipod. Which will alter our entire cruise

Grand Turk

Arrived late due to Azipod issue

San Juan

San Juan suffered a major earthquake the evening prior to our arrival.

HAL has the great idea to still port at an island without power and under a state of emergency

St. Maarten

Never made it to this port due to Azipod / mechanical issues

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