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Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Spring Break Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Amsterdam
Departure Port

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Family Cruises


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Romantic Cruises


Repositioning Cruises


Spring Break Cruises


13 Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Spring Break Cruises Cruise Reviews

jilly08 avatar


3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Eastern Caribbean - Easter


A bit of a belated review of our cruise. This was posted on my travel blog Please see the link in my signature if you would like to read more about our cruise and view the pictures and the Ports we visited!!! ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Scout12 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Value

We have previously sailed on Oceania and Crystal and choose HAL as an alternative to the luxury lines we've sailed on previously. We loved the newly updated ship and the size of the Neptune Suite. The Caribbean ...
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Sail Date March 2018

ktlbt avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great food, great service

7 days were all we had for a cruise. We love Holland America so this cruise fit the bill. The itinerary really didn’t have anything to do with the decision. Embarkation was quick and efficient. Our room was ...
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Sail Date March 2018

TwoGuysPBC avatar


4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Average - Bad Buffet and Boring Ship

I will say that the Nieuw Amsterdam is a very well kept and a beautiful ship. Being recently out of dry dock, you can tell that they spent great energy in designing the new appointments. The staff is friendly for ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Mom2boysGA avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Poor Customer Service, Great Ship

My family and I went on our first Holland America Cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam for the 4/2/17-4/9/17 Western Caribbean cruise. We were booked in a Neptune Suite. Check in went smoothly with a slight delay on ...
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Sail Date April 2017

katelyn23 avatar


6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Nieuw Amsterdam Spring Break Review

We like to go as a family on a cruise during this week because it is our Spring Break back home and all of us are off work and school for the week. This was our 7th cruise on Holland America and our 30th overall. ...
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Sail Date March 2017

wendy72 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

2nd week hell

I chose this cruise as a present for my husband, he really wanted to visit Key West. The first week was ok. not quite what we expected with regard to entertainment. The second week was a disaster a large group of ...
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Sail Date February 2017

Van2010 avatar


1 Review Written

43 Helpful Votes

Specialty Dining and Scenery Highlights

This was our first cruise and it exceeded our expectations. The cruise departed from our own city, for a good price so we booked it a month prior to the sailing. Our stateroom 5127 had a verandah and we would ...
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Sail Date May 2016

0106 avatar


2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Spring Break

I am a teacher so I am used to the crowds, the children and the craziness when traveling at Spring Break. My husband and I selected this cruise because of the ease of getting from the Ft. Lauderdale airport to the ...
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Sail Date March 2016

BigSioux avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Overall; Excellent As Expected

This was the third cruise for both my wife and me. All three have been on Holland America ships. Embarkation: The process went smoothly as expected. We had one hiccup somewhat of our own doing where our two ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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Inner Lizard

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Slightly Active Vacationing with the Nieuw Amsterdam

I wear an activity tracker and I don't take it off for vacations. Many of the HAL ships provide what I like to have in a cruise vacation, especially when I'm using an inside cabin, and that's the ability to ...
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Sail Date March 2016

LexiNick avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Slightly Disappointing

The room was a good size, we had a window stateroom on deck 1 (room 1083) but almost every morning, for hours, there was pounding and an angle grinder being used. Not relaxing or able to sleep in on days we wanted ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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welly world

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Poor service

We heard great things about Holland America but unfortunately for us, none of it was true. Service was horrible in all areas , from the cabin to the pool bar. We had the drink package and didn't have more than ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Nieuw Amsterdam Ratings

Public Rooms4.54.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.9
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