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Vancouver to the Panama Canal & Central America Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Amsterdam
Panama Canal & Central America
Vancouver

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13 Vancouver to the Panama Canal & Central America Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Reviews


SeniorTraveller023 avatar

SeniorTraveller023

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Lovely Ship, Educational Experience

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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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pwtubbs

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Food & Service, Otherwise Merely Average

Traversing the Panama Canal had always been a "bucket list" for my husband and me ages 67 and 72, respectively); being veteran HAL cruisers, we chose the NIEUW AMSTERDAM 21-day Panama Canal Cruise, 28 September to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


tlc1972 avatar

tlc1972

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Reposition Cruise

THE FOOD Pinnacle Grill and Tamarind are amazing, both in quality of food and service. Main dining room and buffet also had great service, but the food was hit or miss (which is to be expected for mass ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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lilahbeethoven

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable Cruise

This was a cruise from Vancouver to Fort Lauderdale through the Panama Canal. The embarkation went very smoothly. I had to fly into Vancouver the day before and there was a shuttle back to the airport, which then ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Alberta54 avatar

Alberta54

4 Reviews Written

Panama Canal ports great- food terrible

Took a 21 day Panama Canal cruise from Vancouver to Fort Lauderdale. The ship is nicely decorated with some lovely flower arrangements & art & it is in relatively good working condition. Our cabin was well cared for ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Canada Lady avatar

Canada Lady

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great trip to Panama Canal

We decided to take this cruise as we wanted to explore the west cost of North and Central America and to experience travelling through the Panama Canal. We had a wonderful trip and we're not disappointed. The food, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Jasmine 113 avatar

Jasmine 113

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Shore Excursions - a lie

We spent approximately 2100.00 $ for two to experience shore excursions. What was stated online was not what we received for most of our excursions. We felt lied to. By day 3 we complained and it fell on deaf ...
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Sail Date September 2017


angelbearmom avatar

angelbearmom

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well handled difficulties

I chose this cruise as I've always wanted to go to the Panama Canal. I especially liked that it left from my home port. And, it was very close to a land mark birthday for me. Embarkation went well for one of my ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Jolly Janet avatar

Jolly Janet

1 Review Written

Panama Canal September 30 to October 21, 2017

21 days - Price was right Very good Ports of Call. The staff were very warm friendly and welcoming and could not do enough to make my stay a very pleasant one. The Cruise Director Andy and the Shore ...
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Sail Date September 2017


rjhoward13 avatar

rjhoward13

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

50th Anniversary Cruise

This cruise was picked because of the ports and the length of the cruise. I thought a 21 day trip might be to much but we were ready to continue. The service from all the staff was top notch in all areas of the ship ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Doug Milliken avatar

Doug Milliken

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

5-day Repositioning Vancouver to San Diego

General Please see my thorough review of the 9/23/2017 Niew Amsterdam 7 day Alaska cruise, right before this 5 day Repositioning cruise, for review comments relating to Enrichment Activities, Embarkation, Public ...
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Sail Date September 2017


509ers avatar

509ers

13 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

5 Day Birthday Getaway Pacific Coastal

Long Review 5 Day Vancouver-San Diego Nieuw Amsterdam Cabin Category VF GTY Assigned cabin 4173 (Starboard Aft) Embarkation in Vancouver ***** Easy We flew into YVR Vancouver International and took ...
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Sail Date September 2017


jimcoup avatar

jimcoup

9 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great ship, poor ports

Convenient as if departed from Vancouver, about 1 hour from home. Good price as is with most repositioning cruises. Love Florida. Ports were poor. A morning in the industrial section of Seattle was not impressive. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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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