Beautiful Norway

Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 11
Helpful Votes: 208

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Viking Sagas (Amsterdam Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 05, 2019

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 4116

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Holland America is always outstanding in service, food, music & excursions.


5 out of 5
Great since we embarked in Ft. Lauderdale. This was actually a 21 day cruse for us.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great as always

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Interesting presentations about the ports & wine tastings. Loved the on demand movies in the room.


5 out of 5
The Music Walk was fantastic. Great music every night.

Children's Programs

No children with us.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The service couldn't be better - 1st Class all the way.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This new ship was a joy to sail on & extremely clean. The music related artwork throughout the ship was a show in itself.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Plenty of storage space & the glass enclosed shower is a nice upgrade.

Ship tip

The later you have dinner the more relaxed things are.

Ports of call

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
Canals & more canals - what a wonderful site.

Flaam, Norway

5 out of 5
Took the train up & down the mountain. Great views & picture taking opportunties. The ship seems to dock right in town & the train station is about 100 yards away. Great meal & beer at the local microbrewery.

Cruise Sognefjord

5 out of 5
It was a rainy day so we just took a short walk. No need for a bus or shuttle, everything is near the ship.

Stavanger, Norway

5 out of 5

Kristiansand, Norway

5 out of 5
Just walked around.

Cruise Oslofjord Did not visit port

Stayed on the ship.

Oslo, Norway

5 out of 5
Took the Hop On, Hop Off bus. Another very interesting town.


5 out of 5
Went very smoothly. Easy to get a taxi to the hotel
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