Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Contributor Level: Third Mate

4-6 cruises


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5

Our cruise experience on Holland America, Nieuw Amsterdam.

Sail Date: August 28, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Large Group

Room Type: Balcony

We have cruised on 4 different ships, including this one. This ship was the worst of the 4. The food was 

marginal at best, and the help was not the friendliest. Our cabin boy was very nice, and a couple of people on the Lido food area were also nice. The ship was very clean.

i ended up in the emergency room on the ship, and I must say, the nurses and the Dr. Were wonderful. 

Alice Nelson

Ship Quality The ship was very clean and smooth ride..
Food and Dining The food was marginal, at best.
Cabin / Stateroom Cabin was nice, enough area to hang clothes and shelves. We enjoyed the deck.
Service and Staff Not the friendliest, our cabin boy was very nice, and a couple of people on the Lido.
Entertainment We enjoyed most of the entertainment.
Children's Programs We didn't have children, but noticed they had a great program for kids.
Destinations and Excursions We loved the destinations, but had gotten all our tours ordered from home before we got on the ship.
Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey This was one of our favorites.
Santorini, Greece Loved Santorini, it's so beautiful.

Was this review helpful? 14

Be the first to comment

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.


* 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. does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top