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Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 53

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Nieuw Amsterdam

11 Night Eastern Caribbean / Bahamas (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 25, 2017

Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 6089

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

I had an absolutely wonderful time. friendly people, lovely ship, great food, and just an absolutely great time was had by all 3 of us. Planning on taking a trip to Europe next year.


5 out of 5
Granddaughter packed her birth certificate. Holland personnel handled the problem with ease and professionalism.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was absolutely wonderful in the main dining room, on the lido deck, in the buffet and in the pinnacle.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Piano bar, casino, trivia games, observation deck etc.


Did not go to the shows

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Absolutely wonderful service in every facet, waiters, stewards, hostesses.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Our room was cleaned and straightened at least 2 times a day. Always clean linens, glasses,empty trash cans. Wonderful service.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Roomy, clean.

Ship tip

Relax and enjoy yourself

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Embarked. No excursion.

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

5 out of 5
Atv riding. Wonderfully fun!!! Would recommend it to any able bodied person. Visited the shops had a good time.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Did not visit port

Not on itinerary.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Went snorkeling on a catamaran. Lots of fun. Visited several shops.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
Beautiful island. My food and drinks were very good and there was always somebody there to help us.

Nassau, Bahamas Did not visit port

Not all itinerary


5 out of 5
My cousin with one of her suitcases at terminal. We had to go back To the terminal, but the Holland personnel were very professional friendly helpful and got our suitcase through customs with in 20 minutes.
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