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Nieuw Amsterdam Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Malt Shop Cruise Bonanza

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to the Western Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2021
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

This was our third cruise, and first on a Holland Ship. It was awesome...from the weather, entertainment (you must book a Malt Shop if you are in that age group), the crew, and the food. The buffet and regular dining could not have been better. In addition we ate at the Pinnacle Grill and Canaletto Restaurants, which in my opinion were a bit disappointing. A special shout out to the crew...always a greeting with a smile on their face. The ports of call, Cozumel and Costa Maya, were pretty typical cruise ports. You would need to wander into town to get a better experience. All 7 days provided perfect weather, with our last day having a little rain storm. We booked an aft cabin, and I would do it again. Great views and got to listen to the wake all night long. Cabin 8171. The Malt Shop Cruise had performances all day and into the night. The Bronx Wanderers were by far our favorite.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Aft cabin...certainly worth booking and one which we will book again.

Port Reviews


Typical cruise port, and very disappointing in the dining selections. The Three Amigos is worth visiting.

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