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Nieuw Statendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Nieuw Statendam

7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 21, 2021

Ship: Nieuw Statendam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 7111

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 months ago

Review summary

First cruise for Statendem since COVID. Only about 50% full. Great cruise.


5 out of 5
Quick and easy even with the extra health screening step

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent food and even better service. Buffet style/Lido was served to you

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Spa services wonderful, history show of Holland America is a must see; Rolling Stone Band was super went almost every night


5 out of 5
See above

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was ready to get back to work. Very attentive and helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Cleaning all the time

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Neptune Suites are the best. The Neptune Lounge was great. Staff there was very helpful. Extra help this time attending to drinks and food.

Ship tip

Don’t be afraid to cruise now. Very safe

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

Live in Florida. Drove to port

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
Love this private island. Did the nature walk this time and learned a lot of history.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica Did not visit port

Jamaica changed rules about getting off ship due to COVID while we were on board. Therefore, did not get off.

Port Royal Did not visit port

See above.

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
Best shore excursion probably ever—up close and personal with a sea lion. Only 3 of us. Amazing time. However, too much time on Blue Lagoon Island. No place for a snack. Buffet only


5 out of 5
Quick and easy. Fastest ever
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