Beautiful ship, good food, too many extra expenses for little things

Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 31, 2019

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8192

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I would love to share some photos that the cruise ship took, but too expensive. They offered to do a Black & White photo session, which we did...only to find out it was $450.00 per 8 X 10 print!! Are they crazy or do they think we are?? Outrageous and the disappointing things is I would have bought 5-7 photos is they were reasonably priced. What a rip !! very disappointing.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Fine

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Nice

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Great rock band and piano players. The comedian, Ken Boyd really funny

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our cabin girl, Juli, was extraordinary with her care

Ship tip

Get a drink package if an affordable one is offered.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
well organized

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Beautiful water

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Lovely city

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
I didn’t leave the port, too many shops of the same

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

4 out of 5
Beautiful water, but did not get off ship. To rent some protection from the sun is way too expensive

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Seemless
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