7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip) Sail Date: March 22, 2015 Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin Number:7119 Traveled As: Couple Reviewed: 3 years ago
Our state room had serious vibration issues. The bed, TV, walls, ceiling was vibrating. Hard to get to sleep with a shaking bed! Other than this, everyone was very courteous and the food was good. The ship is in dry dock now and being worked on.
Food and Dining
3 out of 5
Would have like to eaten in the restaurants without having to dress up! This was our vacation and should have not had to bring a jacket & tie on a cruise where it was 80 degree weather and limited amount of room to pack cloths in a suit case. There was some stuffiness to having to dress up on a Carribean trip.
5 out of 5
The entertainment was nice.
Service and Staff
5 out of 5
We did not encounter any problems with the service or hospitality on the cruise.
3 out of 5
Would have rated this higher but the ship had major vibration issues with our stateroom and throughout the ship.
Cabin / Stateroom
1 out of 5
Ship needs work - (we were extremely disappointed with the vibration issues on the ship). If it had not been for this would have been a remarkable trip. The people were nice and hospitality good. We are very apprehensive on rebooking with Holland America and never experienced problems like this.
*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.
Every Wednesday you'll receive the latest articles, deals, and news from the Cruiseline.com team, plus tips and photos submitted by our vibrant community of diehard cruisers. You'll also get a free gift — a downloadable, printable PDF of our guide to cruising!
Sign up for weekly cruise deals.
Join other subscribers and get the best cruise deals of the week in your inbox every Thursday.