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Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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"Food: I was impressed by the main dining rooms, the meals were consistently well prepared with equally good meat, fish, and vegetarian options. Sometimes crisp items, like spring rolls, were soggy, but generally..."Read More
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Great Ship

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Eastern

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berrytarte
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Food: I was impressed by the main dining rooms, the meals were consistently well prepared with equally good meat, fish, and vegetarian options. Sometimes crisp items, like spring rolls, were soggy, but generally things were very tasty given the mass production. The Lido Deck offerings were bland and repetitive, but not terrible. Desserts were basic but usually tasty, and not as ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Disappointment

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Eastern

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Thomas70
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

As I am for sure one of very few german users of this cruise forum I should like to apologize in advance for my english. Anyway I would like to report of my experiences with HAL Nieuw Amsterdam from January 4th till January 11th as in my opinion a company only will change their policy or will amend procedures if enough people give critical feedback to potential new cruisers. First of all we ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Deterioration of Amenities

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Caribbean - Eastern

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xquizitluddite
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Surcharges There are now four specialty restaurants in addition to the specialties within the Pinnacle (e.g. Rudy’s Sel de Mer) There is an additional charge for steak, lobster, cappuccino, and Tazo Tea. Overcrowding The number of passengers on the newer Holland America ships has increased from 1800 to 2100 with the number of crew and officers cut from 1000 to 836. These cuts stress ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Lovely Ship, Educational Experience

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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SeniorTraveller023
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Embarkation in Vancouver was fast and smooth. I was told it might be different the next day when four ships would be in port, rather than just this one. The vaguely Art Deco décor of the ship's public areas was lovely, and everything was always clean and fresh. The stair landings and corridors displayed beautiful art and sculptures, and there were many historic pictures and maps associated ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Fantastic trip

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska

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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


Alaskan Cruise/Land Journey

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska

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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


North to Alaska with HA

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska

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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)


Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam June 8th-15th 2019 Alaska Cruise Review

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska

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415wcl
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Background: This was our first cruise so it was a learning experience figuring everything out. Getting There: We had a 6 am flight from SFO to Vancouver. We took a taxi from the airport to 999 Canada Place. It was $35 flat rate for 4 people. The taxis up to 4 people in addition to the driver and have a pretty large trunk that can fit 3-4 large suitcases. Definitely recommend this for ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Large Spa Ocean-View Stateroom


Cruising is becoming about how they can nickel and dime you.

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Mexican Riviera

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violet41
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

They sent as a coupon. 1) My husband booked me a 2 hours spa treatment. I was taken in late for my treatment, while i did the seaweed wrap the therapist left the room , and never bothered to come check on me, and ask how i was doing. The massage was probably the worst massage i have ever had. Once the treatment was done, she was trying to sell me $ 350+ worth of products, and trying to talk ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Ready to book again.

Review for Nieuw Amsterdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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Rvod56
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Our trip consisted of a group of 8, all arriving from different destinations across Canada. We had a house rented in Fort Lauderdale for 3 days before the cruise, a lovely home within walking distance to the beach. Good thing we had 3 days, because of weather we where delayed by over 24 hours. We embarked the ship in groups and met up in the buffet for lunch. Our bags arrived quicker than ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


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