Nieuw Statendam

Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 01, 2020

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 4193

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

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Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Main dining room food was above average. Lido deck experience (cafe style) - below average to poor. Insufficient personnel. Personnel mostly didn’t smile or positively interact. Refreshments had to be sought out. Food selection poorly laid out - example: no butter at bread station. Difficult to obtain simple things because of glass everywhere - example: oatmeal - I had to wait in line because it was at the same station as multiple other offerings and the was only one, often slow, unhappy, server. Burgers only available at poolside.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Other than the staff on the Lido (cafe dining) deck - excellent.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great bathroom. Well laid out room.

Ship tip

Felt a bit “nickel and dimed”, as did others.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

4 out of 5

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

4 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

2 out of 5
Ugh. Tour was hit with locals hawking items. Tour leader was not good.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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