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Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Singles Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Amsterdam
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391 Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Singles Cruises Cruise Reviews


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kevingastreich

8 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Nieuw Amsterdam Caribbean Cruise Feb. 2020

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We stayed in a hotel in Plantation the night before our cruise. Hotel accommodations were difficult to get because of the annual boat show being held at the same time. We took an Uber from the hotel to the ship. The ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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When and How

10 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

A nearly perfect cruise!

This will be a short review of a short but nearly perfect cruise. The ship was in excellent shape. The art wasn’t even bad! The food was the best I’ve had in several cruises. The service was excellent. Room ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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fatcat04

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Jan 4, 2020. Fun family cruise.

Cruise review of Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam 7 day Eastern Caribbean cruise January 4-11, 2020 About us: 40 something mom and dad, teen son, toddler daughter. 11 cruises (8 on HAL). 3 cruise lines so far. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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SeniorTraveller023

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Lovely Ship, Educational Experience

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Theresa62

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic trip

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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keltz53

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beginners' Luck & Then Some

After dreaming about visiting Alaska for years, we East Coast frequent travelers took the plunge when my brother & sis-in-law, veteran cruisers, suggested this trip. We planned & conferred for almost 2 years on the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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clfarnham

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal - my retirement cruise

I chose this cruise because it the most interesting, historical cruise to celebrate my retirement! Loved every minute of it. We are big fans of Holland America, especially the Nieuw Amsterdam ship. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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415wcl

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Batchy65

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time on HA and first time to Alaska

As the title says this was the first time we have travelled on HA and our first time in Alaska, so good we had friends along with us for the ride. Vancouver is a great place and a great place to embark and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Pair of Hikers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just what we needed!

This was our first cruise, and coming off a cruisetour (Y4L) we had four days on the ship. We had an opportunity to upgrade to a Signature Suite from a Veranda and glad we did. This put us in room 6072 in the middle ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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majda89

1 Review Written

What a wonderful time!

Nine of us traveled together to cruise the Panama Canal. Our group consisted of three married couples and three single ladies ranging in age from 50 on up. Despite different interests among the members of the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jpeter1936

6 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Time to Relax

This was our fifth cruise, with Holland America, so I have no comparison to make with other cruise lines. It is obvious during the embarkation, that this is not “their first go-round”. Moving 2000+ people onto ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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RoyalVisit

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

First Alaskan Cruise...loved it!

I'll sum the whole experience up this way: it was marvelous! Service great, stateroom with balcony was fantastic with ample verandah room with two chairs and two stools plus a small side table, ship was well ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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vintagesizzle

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Last Minute Cruise Deals - Don't Hesitate, GO!

This was our third cruise to Mexico and first cruise on a Holland America ship. It met our requirements for a new or recently refurbished ship, left from a nearby port, offered a last minute deal and was destined ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Rvod56

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ready to book again.

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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toodycat

11 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Loving the updated HAL

We are a couple from New York and we needed to leave the February cold. We are in our mid-50s and sailed to the Western Caribbean. Our cruising style is all about relaxation. We enjoy the beach, the pool, the spa ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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funny1

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great weather!

I recommend this cruise. We've been to these ports many times and this was by far the smoothest sailing we've been on. The weather in our Mexican ports was really good, too. Although there were over 400 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Leporello

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Panama Canal Cruise on Niuw Amsterdam

We wanted to see Panama Canal, particularly the old part of it. I have done one passing in my previous career at sea more than 30 years ago, on a freighter. Since HAL had a good itinerary suiting the best for ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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LoveMyTN

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Inside Passage

We chose this cruise because wanted a smaller ship and a round-trip itinerary. I had been concerned about choosing Canada Place and the Nieuw Amsterdam based on reviews but these concerns were quickly proven wrong. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JudR

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

New ship...great service...excellent food and entertainment

We have enjoyed Holland America cruises and we liked the itinerary Nieuw Standendam offered. This ship exceeded our expectations. The rooms are nicely appointed, small, very functional and well laid out. Was great ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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candiosheill

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Experience

My family and I went on this cruise last minute. As in, we weren't even on the manifest. We cancelled our NCL Epic, and hopped on the Nieuw Amsterdam. What a delight! Check in was pretty easy, considering we were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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fatcat04

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Seasoned HAL cruisers, new ship/experiences for us

Dh and I (mid 40's) and ds (teenager) are seasoned HAL cruisers (all three star). This cruise was a family cruise that included us, our newest addition, a one year old baby girl, and both of our mothers, 6 total. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bEwAbG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great ship!

We were on this ship in May 2018 and were impressed enough to book for this sailing in February 2019. This ship went through a dry dock in December 2017 that updated the decor. They also stopped allowing smoking ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Rose Papi

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

My praise to Holland America Cruise Line

Holland goes above and beyond to make you as comfortable and welcomed as possible. By far it is the BEST cruise line around. The food was great. The entertainment was great. All staff personable. Our room ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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NEFoodies

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

First HAL cruise has won 2 Celebrity converts

MDH and I have been on more than 10 Celebrity cruises but began to feel like we were no longer the preferred demographic for Celebrity (music and entertainment were taking on an "edgier vibe"). We had been eyeing ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Nieuw Amsterdam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.54.3
Dining4.04.1
Entertainment4.53.5
Public Rooms4.54.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.03.2
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.03.9
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