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Alaska Nieuw Amsterdam Alaska Cruise Reviews

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Fantastic service when you have paid extra
"We decided about 18 months ago to take a trip for our 15th anniversary and we went with close friends who were married the same year. We are 2 couples ranging in age from mid-40's to early 50's, We selected Holland..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Fantastic service when you have paid extra

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Canadianweaselette

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We decided about 18 months ago to take a trip for our 15th anniversary and we went with close friends who were married the same year. We are 2 couples ranging in age from mid-40's to early 50's, We selected Holland America because of their history cruising in Alaska.We also liked the idea of a smaller, quieter ship. While we are not seniors we tend to go to bed early and don't need the night life ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Return visit to Inside Passage

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska

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dbits

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Took full advantage of wheelchair assistance and porter, made it a lot easier – on both of us. Delivered to stateroom door at embarkation. Quality of food varied, meat generally overcooked on the Lido, meat and seafood tough in the Canaletto and beautiful and tasty in the Tamarind. Lack of consistency across the board. Why should we have to pay extra to have a great experience. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Fantastic trip

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Theresa62

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We decided with friends we wanted to do an Alaskan cruise for our special Anniversaries and we researched a few alternatives and finally chose Holland and America. Having cruised before with other companies we had an idea of what we liked and didn’t like. Holland and America did not disappoint, the ship was a good size with plenty of space. We had a lovely outside cabin with a good sized ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


The worst cruiseship for Entertainment

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CJAJPS

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I have been on many cruises and the Holland America Line has to be the worst cruise I have been on. The activities during the day consisted of seminars Sail away party consisted of nothing on deck, no live performance - just music and the ship selling their drinks as much as they can. No Games No Karoke Comedian - Terrible Illusiionist - Was Good Dancing Show in Theatre - ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Cruise was very disappointing, i was misled.

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska

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srvsteve

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I chose this cruise because of an awesome presentation by the travel agent. We were told this going to be a real Alaskan adventure and experience, instead we were on a ship full of Vietnamese people and forced to choose from mostly asian food choices. I didnt pay $9,000.00 for an asian vacation to Alaska. The food lines ran out of popular food choices and we had to choose from some sort of mystery ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Alaskan Cruise/Land Journey

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maw56

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Chose this 12 day cruise/land journey for a 35th wedding anniversary for my wife and I. Never been on a cruise or extended vacation like this before. Cruise was enjoyable but did not know what to really expect since this was our first cruise. We had a window in our room to watch the ocean. A balcony would have been better but for a first time on a cruise and for only 3 days it was nice. The land ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


The party is over on HAL

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CanadianStandard

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We recently completed our annual summer inside passage cruise to Alaska (this was our 36th Alaska cruise), and 21st Alaska sailing with HAL. This year we sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam, VQ Spa Veranda on deck 10 - the views from up top on the Panorama deck balcony are spectacular! - otherwise the Spa category isn't worth the higher price as it includes nothing else but 3 bottles of ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Spa Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Land/Sea Journey Will Make You Sick

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feckhout

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Holland America's cruise from Skagway to Vancouver was wonderful. That is, if you were healthy enough to enjoy it. Once we were done with the aggressive land travel portion, their bus delivered us and many others to the ship coughing, sneezing, congested and worn out. Long land transports were ideal pathogen breeding grounds, and HAL was invisible with any contagion prevention. RCL does a much ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


North to Alaska with HA

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darstamp

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was my second trip to Alaska and my first time on Holland America. I was really impressed with this beautiful ship. It looked fresh and felt luxurious. There were plenty of elevators and lots of quiet places throughout the ship where one could settle in with a good book. The only time it felt crowded was peak times in the buffet. I liked having breakfast and lunch in the dining room. ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


The worst entertainment I have experienced

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bar123

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

the worst entertainment the first day on the main stage they showed the movie captain marvel on dress up night at 9;30 they showed the movie dumbo the other nights they had 6 contemporary dancers an illusionist and a comedian we have been on numerous cruises and had such a horrendous experience that it put a damper on the whole cruise the cabin was average we had a terrace on one of the higher ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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