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Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail Date: March 03, 2019

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 10031

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 8 months ago

Review Summary

We really enjoyed the ship. It is only 3 months old. The crew reminded us that it was designed from feedback from customers.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Excellent

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We ate a Pinnacle restaurant. One of best steaks I have had in a long time. My wife had Salmon also delicious. Main dining was a disappointment but the buffet made up for it.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Excellent fitness center. Disappointed they charged $20 to join the spin class. We liked that they had an adult pool besides the main one.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The entertainment the first time around was great. Dancers, comedian and comic magician. Left a little to be desired second performance. The Rolling Stone bar had a group playing rock and roll classic of all kinds. Outstanding

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Always friendly and very attentive. More so than other ships we have sailed on

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Extremely clean. The layout was special.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great be put in a cabin on deck 10.

Ship Tip

On half moon cay do not rent the cabinas. Didn’t need to first. They had plenty of chairs and shade. They are not reserved. It’s first com first serve and we had to walk along way and wait (along with others to have one set up for us.

Ports Of Call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Stayed over night before the cruise.

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
We did the island tour and beach stop. Perfect tour. You get to see the highlights of the island and then stop at private beach. The guides even stopped to show us various marine life such as a live conch, sea cucumber etc.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5
Not much to do in town we had been there before and thought that the shopping was better

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Always a great place to shop. I thought that the ship should have had shuttles to town. It was a lot longer than we remember. Cab fare only 4$ per person

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

4 out of 5
Beach very nice but it’s a Long Beach and if you don’t get there early it’s along walk to food, restrooms etc

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Perfect
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