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Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Very boring cruise
"Been on 25 cruise this my 9th on Holland America. This is by far the most boring ever on. No main show, buffet and most bars close at 8pm. They have some music shows but after first time enough. No dance DJ music..."Read More
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Very boring cruise

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Eastern

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pepster2
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Been on 25 cruise this my 9th on Holland America. This is by far the most boring ever on. No main show, buffet and most bars close at 8pm. They have some music shows but after first time enough. No dance DJ music at night. Really not much at all to do in evenings or really during the day. No band by the pool, most of fellow cruisers playing cards, checkers during day. Relaxing but not a lot of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Family Oceanview Stateroom


This ship delivers ....

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - All

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mindySUE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We cruised on this ship when it was brand new for two weeks in March 2019 and decided to book one week, this year (Jan 2020) when we got a terrific deal on a balcony cabin. We re-booked cabin 4017, forward which has a very large balcony, and no obstruction below ( life boats ), as do deck four mid-ship. The food and entertainment was terrific. We ate in most venues, Dining Room, Lido for ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


Below my already-low expectations

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Southern

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Vemnox
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I want to open this negative review with a disclaimer that I am of a minority that this cruise line caters to. We went on this cruise with 2 adults and 3 children (4, 8, 10). This is not the "target audience," so our experience will inevitably vary wildly from, say, a 50+ couple or a solo traveler. I am writing this for the people like us whose intention is a family vacation. With the above ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Family Oceanview Stateroom

Traveled with children


Poor Hygiene Control

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Mediterranean

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B A traveller
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was part of a package from a travel agent. No information when we arrived for the first days activities. When we visited the dining rooms or buffet no crew member there to ask people to wash there hands or use the hand cleanser. So 50% of guests did not use the facilities, within days lots of people down with colds & flu. My wife got ill and that ended with a $503 bill to see the doctor. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


Yes, we will be back!

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Eastern

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Txjude
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I've never felt compelled to write a review but after our recent trip I must express how delighted we were. I was looking for a college graduation trip for my son and his girlfriend and had to work within certain dates and costs. I first saw this trip as a reasonable prospect but knew nothing about HAL. My travel agent thought I might enjoy being on a new ship and knew that I was most recently ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


Singles use caution when booking a cabin!

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Western

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cyzanzubi
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This new ship is gorgeous! The staff is uniformly marvelous. The choices on the Lido were more than adequate. My problem with the ship had to do with my cabin #1006. I decided to save money by getting a "guaranteed" fare for an inside cabin. Being such a new ship, I erroneously thought that all the cabins would be fine. I was upgraded to an ocean view that had a nice large window. Turns out it is ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Single Oceanview Stateroom


Ship was beautiful but not my cup of tea

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Eastern

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Jessandme
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was my first time on Holland America and it will be my last. Not because of anything the cruise line did but because of the caliber of cruiser on board. If you are a senior citizen, you will love this cruise, it seems to be geared more toward an older crowd. Shipboard activities leaned towards retirees I think. Games were bridge, majong and bingo. We played team trivia one day only to ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


Beautiful new ship, lovely destinations

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Western

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Milton5619
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We normally sail with Royal Caribbean but this cruise opportunity came up at a thousand dollars less expensive for a similar itinerary so we gave HA a try. We were not disappointed. Nieuw Statendam is a brand new vessel which carries around 2700 passengers. There are not a lot of superfluous amenities (from a 60+ perspective) so mostly 50+ passengers. Our ocean view cabin was small but laid out ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


SHELLSHOCKED!!!!!

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Western

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mikkitheg
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

new ship. noisiest doors i've ever experienced. can't rate the rest of the cruise. feel like i'm in the gulf war war with daisy cutters dropping by the minute. INSTALL DOORS THAT CLOSE WITHOUT SHOCKING HALF THE BOAT!!!! can't even opine on the rest of the cruise it's probable fine. i've developed a horrible fear of returning to room. i own the best earplugs and the vibrations penetrate them. ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Spa Stateroom

Traveled with children


Something Extraordinary!

Review for Nieuw Statendam to Caribbean - Eastern

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tammlynn
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My sister and I chose this cruise because it was a themed girlfriend getaway cruise with O Magazine and Oprah, so we knew it was going to be amazing! I have consistently found with HAL that something extraordinary happens when I cruise this line! This cruise was no different. First of all embarkation, we arrived at 1030 AM and were onboard by 11:45. Our cabin was not ready, but I was able ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


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