Wonderful ship! Great service!

Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 23

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Tropical Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 16, 2020

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 4074

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Holland America always deliver in services and quality.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Obstructed view with tenders but ok. HOWEVER, it's over the BB King center and all you can hear in the stateroom is the loud bass from 8 pm to 11 pm. Floor was shaking. We asked to change room which they were able to accommodate. New stateroom 5043 was great. No sounds from entertainment on deck 2.

Ship tip

Beautiful ship. Don't take obstructed view for balcony. Don't take room over BB King unless you spend the evening out.

Ports of call

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
Nice beach

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Nice Beach with free chairs and umbrellas just beside pier.

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

4 out of 5
No Beach. Nice shopping. Prices high.

Key West, Florida

4 out of 5
Take the trolley, not the conch train as very uncomfortable. Also train won't let you off many places. Aquarium small but interesting.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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