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Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 84

Overall rating:

2.9 out of 5
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Nieuw Amsterdam

7 Night Tropical Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 23, 2019

Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5105

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Would not go back on holland America anytime in the near future. Been on many holland America cruises in the past, major corporate change and not for the better.


3 out of 5
Slow and confused.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Food was not up to parr service in the dinning room was at a snails pace waited a hour and a half for the appetizer. Sat down at 5:45 pm didn’t get served till 7:15 pm.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
There was nothing to do except read. Or the casino.


1 out of 5
Very poor main stage shows almost non existent

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Room steward was great service on the lido deck was good and the tamarind restaurant was very good.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship was immaculate no complaints on that.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small but comfortable

Ship tip

Don’t go

Ports of call

Key West, Florida

3 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

4 out of 5

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

3 out of 5

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

4 out of 5


3 out of 5
Snails pace
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