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Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 22, 2015
Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 10018
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We found the ship to be on the small side. The food on 9th floor was just eatable most of the time. The food at the Manhattan was mostly good, There just wasn't much of it. There wasn't a large screen t.v. by the pool as other ships has. The cabin was small. So small I could hardly get my small scooter in the room. Another ship we  were on had a large cabin, also with a balcony with plenty of room and 2 t.v.'s. We found everyone to be very friendly on our trip, especially the waiters on the ninth floor, like Nana was. Our cabin cleaner was very friendly and helpful. Where we docked was great as we found good deals and had a wonderful, memorial time at Malonos in St. Thomas. The problem was the ship and not enough to do while at sea.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
The food wasn't very good on the ninth floor. It waqs better In Manhaten, but small portions. We paid $10 for lunch one day and the portions were small there as well.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Just not enough to do.

Entertainment

1 out of 5
There was not eongh to do during the days at sea. The movie selection was not updated.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Nana was a very good and helpful waiter! He was great!!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Could have larger cabins

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Could have been larger.
1 out of 5
The cops at the port itself were a little rude.
5 out of 5
The pictures I was able to take were beatiful. Had a great time there.
3 out of 5
Shopping along the street was great. There were many stands to buy from.
5 out of 5
Had plenty of shopping there. Malonos was the best with great atmospfer and greater people working the counters. Had some good laughs there.
3 out of 5
I was not able to take my scooter on shore so I was not able to go ashore. I still got good pictures anyway.
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