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Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Statendam
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

12

Very Good

6

Average

4

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

31

Senior Cruises

26

Entertainment Cruises

23

Romantic Cruises

16

Repositioning Cruises

14

23 Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


tosteve1 avatar

tosteve1

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A beautiful ship

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We wanted a winter break and chose this cruise because it was a newer ship and much cheaper than Celebrity’s Edge. We also were interested in the new music walk area of the ship as we are music lovers. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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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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realestateprof

3 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Much to rave about the Nieuw Statendam

We chose the cruise in large part because we wanted to experience the still-new Niew Amsterday just a few months after it had been christened. Embarkation and disembarkation were flawless and user-friendly. Once ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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HBrig

1 Review Written

Great New Ship

We primarily took this cruise for 2 reasons. First we wanted to stop at Turks & Caicos and second we wanted to sail on a new ship and it happened to be our anniversary as well. Neither of these let us down. Great ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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smalltowns101

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

There's work to do: 3.5 rating

We've generally had good cruising experiences on HAL. Our first cruise with the line was more than 10 years ago on the Eurodam, which we sailed on again more recently after its refurbishment. We've sailed the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Milton5619

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful new ship, lovely destinations

We normally sail with Royal Caribbean but this cruise opportunity came up at a thousand dollars less expensive for a similar itinerary so we gave HA a try. We were not disappointed. Nieuw Statendam is a brand new ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Captain Mark

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful New Addition To The Fleet

We love the Caribbean destinations and have had good experiences with HAL. The ship is beautiful with art and flowers everywhere. It sails smoothly and with great comfort. Our Vista Suite was a great choice and only ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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zeldacas

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

State of the Art World Stage Theater

This is HAL's newest ship in the fleet for the Pinnacle Class series of ships. The performances in the panoramic World Stage Theater were amazing, You had to get to the theater at least 30 minutes before ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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viwami

7 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

“Nieuw Cozydam” the Icon of premium and quality (Nieuw Statendam vs. Edge)

We are a couple in mid 40’s with 2 teen girls, our 10th and 11th cruise. Previously sailed with: Costa, MSC, Holland America, Carnival, Princess, Celebrity. Have already explored about 90% of Caribbean islands, so ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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minniebulldoglover

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise!!

We have sailed with Holland America previously and were not disappointed so we decided to give their newest ship, Nieuw Stantendam, a try. The ship is beautiful, larger than the other ships we have been on in the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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2freespirits

17 Reviews Written

151 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Blue(s)

This is a review of a recent trip on the new Holland America Line (HAL) ship Nieuw Statendam (a Pinnacle Class ship). Our trip was not a typical HAL cruise, but rather a week-long musical event that happened to ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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tammlynn

15 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Something Extraordinary!

My sister and I chose this cruise because it was a themed girlfriend getaway cruise with O Magazine and Oprah, so we knew it was going to be amazing! I have consistently found with HAL that something extraordinary ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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JohnA407

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wow! Fabulous Ship, Great Vacation

We chose this cruise because we really enjoyed our first cruise last year on the Nieuw Amsterdam, and wanted to take some close friends with us on the Nieuw Statendam. The ship did not disappoint us, the crew were ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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damonw3093

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

One Week Western Caribbean

This was our first time with Holland America and it didn't disappoint. Been on most of the other cruise lines and they all have their pros and cons but we really enjoyed the Nieuw Statendam. Getting on board ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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rbruinooge

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

"Dutchness" maintained on Nieuw Statendam

We did the first 7 days of the first 14 day Caribbean cruise ever on the Nieuw Statendam. She is without doubt the most beautiful ship on the high seas (at least amongst the main-line carriers). Overall we had a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ccissell

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Year's Cruise

We have cruised with several cruise lines in the past such as Royal Carribean, Disney, Carnival, and Princess. This is the first time we cruised with HAL. We wanted to celebrate Christmas and New Years with HAL. The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Blingz

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

New Ship with that New Car Smell!

My husband and I traveled alone for our 30th Wedding Anniversary on this cruise. We booked a veranda cabin on the Navigation deck via Holland and not a travel agent. Embarkation was very easy. Although the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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pwilkinson18

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

So close to 5 stars

We have taken more than a dozen HAL cruises, and this 4 night pre-Christmas Bahamas trip was attractively priced. The new ship is gorgeous, and has great music and entertainment options. The cabins are fresh and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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jelly201

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great food, walk in shower. great high tech stage

I've been on quite a few cruise line ships. This ship sets the bar .. !st the big stage theater is a technical surprise..amazing.. have to see and experience it. I lack the words. Next the cafeteria food court ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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BGleen

7 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Who knew how fantastic this would be?

Holland America used to be known as the cruise line where seniors would eat at 530 pm and be tucked away by nine. So not so anymore. My wife and I, veterans of more than thirty cruises took our first HAL cruise to ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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pepster2

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very boring cruise

Been on 25 cruise this my 9th on Holland America. This is by far the most boring ever on. No main show, buffet and most bars close at 8pm. They have some music shows but after first time enough. No dance DJ music ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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casinokaron

1 Review Written

Fun in the sun

Newest ship liked the ports The best Rock and roll band ever. Trying to find out there fb names so I can follow them on next ship Beautiful ship . Great food didn't care for handicap accessible room. They ...
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Sail Date December 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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