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Amsterdam Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Statendam
Destination
Amsterdam

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26 Amsterdam Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Reviews


airalily22 avatar

airalily22

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Best ship for food and service!!

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As a frequent, but young cruiser, I've traveled on many different cruise lines, including NCL, Royal Caribbean, MSC, and Carnival. This was also my third cruise on Holland, the other two being on the Maasdam and the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Olsonmgship

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

August 2019 Baltic Cruise

Pick this cruise based on its Baltic itinerary, which was all that was expected.. Plus * Music offerings both in variety and quality was great * Food was good both in dinning and buffet( had very good ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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rockymountain123

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing

It was a family reunion. Nine of us sailed with N.S. on my strong recommendation. I had good experience with Massdam years back. This time nine of us were so disappointed. And I was the only one to be blamed to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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willemvangelder01

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very bad! The food terrible.

Very bad! The food terrible. In the Lido, old salade cheese! All restaurants fish have no any taste (Have been Frosen) The Pinnacle only the Sirloin is very good the rest...forget it! The Music, a little ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jlturk

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Poor Customer Service inviting us to cruise with other cruise lines.

We chose this cruise for the Norwegian Fjord itinerary. We chose the cruise line and ship due to the fact that the ship was essentially brand new (launched December '18) and we were interested in the culinary arts ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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smam60

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, food & service, but awful cabin design

Truly enjoyed seeing the Fjords of Norway and starting/ending at Amsterdam. I needed time connecting with nature and this cruise provided many opportunities to do that. 95% of staff was awesome, and I think that is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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cfgh23

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Not Again

We chose this cruise to see the Baltic Region (St. Petersburg, Copenhagen, Tallinn, Stockholm, etc.) and the Norwegian fjords - as well as to celebrate a birthday and our wedding anniversary. This was our third ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Koshelka

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship!!!

This cruise does the Baltics which was what we wanted to see. Busy cruise with few sea days but the ports were amazing. This ship is just beautiful. We were on Nieuw Amsterdam when it first came out and it was OK ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Obilix

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Northern Cruise

This was a trip to a bucket list area of the world, and the Nieuw Statendam did not disappoint. The staff were courteous, friendly and obliging (thank you Iman and Izee and others in the main dining room, and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cabbagerice

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nieuw Norway Adventure

My 19 yr old daughter and I were late additions to a large group of family and friends on a cruise from Amsterdam to the Norwegian fjords. This was our first cruise on HAL and our first in this part of the world. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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gnodleae

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Ship/Crew/Itinerary.... Ship Somewhat Boring on Sea Days

We chose this crew because of the itinerary and we wanted to try Holland America.. Embarkation (Amsterdam) was the best of any cruise we have been on (4 previous cruises). Disembarkation (also Amsterdam) was also ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ravkmt

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very good but HAL is cutting back

Chose this cruise because we wanted to go to Iceland. The itinerary was not disappointing and our veranda cabin was excellent, with more than adequate storage. The ship is new, beautiful, and well laid out (except ...
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Sail Date August 2019


jude8 avatar

jude8

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary for Norway

Nieuw Statendam Review, Land of the Midnight Sun, Departure on 7/7/19 For a little bit of background, we are mid-40’s cruisers that have sailed on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity & ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Rabdare

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excepțional service! Beautiful ship!

This was our first cruise ever and we didn’t quite know what to expect. We chose it because we wanted to reach beyond the Arctic Circle and into the Midnight Sun, and had a limited time availability. We stayed ...
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Sail Date July 2019


mtown27 avatar

mtown27

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruise with two adult sons on 7-Day Norse Legends

Just a qualifier to start ... this is my first cruise, so I write this review lacking other benchmarks. I'm essentially rating and evaluating this cruise relative to other vacation experiences and the expectations ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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lglg

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic 7 Day Norway Cruise

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the new ship really appealed. We weren't disappointed - had a fabulous time. Embarkation was so easy - well organised, quick and no stress at all. We stayed the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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BSinPNS

21 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Floating Hotel to Norway - Great Ports - Minimal Activities Other Than Music

If your primary interest in cruising is to make short visits to a variety of sites without having to unpack or worry about checking in/out, arrange transport between cities, etc. , then the Nieuw Statendam is the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Canadianvoyager

14 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Canadians on Viking Lands

Our adventure started with our first visit to the city of Amsterdam. We enjoyed a two day sojourn there packed full of things to do and see on both days starting on the afternoon of our arrival with a visit to the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Sailnsurf

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nieuw Statendam – a beautiful ship but not necessarily better.

I am a loyal HAL fan, not the most experienced cruiser, but have completed 3 back to back cruises and one re-positioning cruise, covering the Western and Eastern Mediterranean, Western Europe, Baltic countries, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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MormorMJ

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship but the extras will cost you dearly!

We chose this cruise because of where it was going. Have not ocean cruised for over 10 years. The ship is lovely & new. We thought the staff was great. The emphasis was on music and we enjoyed the Lincoln Center ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Gail MG avatar

Gail MG

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Stunning Norwegian scenery to the Arctic and back!

This cruise had an amazing itinerary--the wonders of the Norwegian fjords, charming little ports, the Arctic with its eerie light, and the fascinating little medieval stave church at Urnes. We loved all the sights, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


bjnor avatar

bjnor

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Mixed feelings about the New Ship

This ship is the latest in the Pinnacle class for Holland America. I wanted to sail on the new ship, even as I read reviews from veteran HAL cruisers warning about elimination of some of the charm of the older ...
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Sail Date May 2019


pieman86 avatar

pieman86

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent service, professional crew and fellow passengers

The service was so good that we provided extra gratuities for select staff including our stateroom attendants and some of the servers in the buffet type dinning area. The entertainment was good overall with a few ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jevans9772

7 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Two Weeks July Cruising Norway

Retired active senior couple desires to leave sunny, humid Florida Summer for two weeks. Have sailed several times on Holland America. This ship and its sister ship Nieu Kolingdon (which we sailed on last December) ...
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Sail Date July 2019


25nov59 avatar

25nov59

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Norwegian scenery BUT poor onboard experience

I joined this HAL-branded cruise for 2 reasons. Firstly, to sightsee and enjoy the Norwegian Fjords and its culture. I am happy to achieve what I wish for and rated it a 9 out of 10. Secondly, the HAL experience ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Nieuw Statendam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.54.2
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms5.04.4
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Family4.03.5
Enrichment4.03.3
Value For Money4.53.9
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