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Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 17, 2019

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Loved it so much booked 2020 Alaska cruise right on board!!


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Fantastic all were off the hook!


5 out of 5

Off the hook service and food amazing!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
When getting off the ship I did not feel I missed anything I wanted to do.


4 out of 5
No shows, but the music programs were very good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Awesome, they catered to every need.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The Nieuw Statendam itself was magnificent. teh ship was prestine.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our room was wonderful. We had an obstructed balcony, the view was still great. the room spacious and the bathroom off the hook!

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Falmouth, Jamaica

1 out of 5
Jamaica not my favorite place, a little iffy.

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5
We had a decent excursion, I would skip Hell, not worth the stop!

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
We did and chocolate and wine tasting tour and learned a lot about making chocolate as we made our own!


5 out of 5
Easiest disembarkation I have ever had it was seamless!
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