A great Cruise

Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review

Sail Date: May 22, 2011
Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Excellent impression. Very well maintained. Friendly crews.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food in the dining room was the best I encountered on 8 different cruises. The food and service on the Lido deck was not as good. The variety of food offered and the organization of food dispensation was less than optimal.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
We have encountered better entertainment on other ships

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Overall a superb rating to all service.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I very nice ship. I especially like the wide all-around promenade deck on Holland America ships.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
State room quality was excellent. Our stewards were superb.
3 out of 5
We did not take a tour to Olympia since I had been there 60 years ago. The town of Katakolon, however, was very nice.
3 out of 5
We made a trip to the Acropolis. It was OK except for the masses of tourists. Our tour guide was not very helpful.
Don't Miss: Acropolis
3 out of 5
A nice city but we were not too impressed.
5 out of 5
This is one of the most beautiful cities of the world
5 out of 5
Ephesus was after Istanbul the most impressive site. We had an excellent guide and were really impressed by the ruins of this old Roman city.
Don't Miss: Ephesus
5 out of 5
This is an amazing city. We took the 2 DeLuxe tours on subsequent days. Our tour guides were exceptional. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here but were exhausted.
Don't Miss: Blue mosque, bazaar, Hagia Sophia
5 out of 5
I nice Greek town but apparently rather poor. We just went ashore and walked around.
5 out of 5
Santorini is astounding. We took the cable car up to the city and walked around. Very beautiful.

Pros: Venice and Istanbul

Cons: Internet vervice on ship

Recommends Nieuw Amsterdam? Yes!

Was this review helpful? 5

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Anonymous




*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top