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Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Statendam
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Romantic Cruises


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16 Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

GoodTimeCruiser2005 avatar


2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautiful First Experience With Holland America!


At the port we were greeted very nicely and had a gentlemen that did our paperwork that was very nice and patient. The embarkation went smoothly got our stateroom cards then hop on the ship! We had a guaranteed ...
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Sail Date March 2020

Larilene avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great for the entire family

My family has traveled with Holland America many times in the past and was a little concerned about how the unique style and sophistication of the line would translate in a 2,000 + passenger configuration. The truth ...
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Sail Date December 2019

SnowbirdWannaB avatar


5 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Thanksgiving week cruise = lots of kids; Love the Spa

We booked this cruise when the price dropped during hurricane season. This was our second HAL cruise; our first was on Zuiderdam. We like Holland America specifically because there are not usually a lot of children ...
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Sail Date November 2019

gosomewhereanywhere avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes


We just completed a 43 day (34 day on board) 20 Mediterranean Port , Trans-Atlantic Cruise On board the Nieuw Statendam IMO: 9767106, MMSI : 244140508, Call Sign: PBCO, Flag : (NL) Neatherlands ...
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Sail Date October 2019

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Paul Ervin

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First ever cruise

This was the first cruise I had ever been on as I had always been resistant to cruising. We picked the ship and itinerary carefully and I liked the idea of travelling on a fairly new ship. As hoped the Nieuw ...
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Sail Date October 2019

leochen24551 avatar


3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Loved the Volendam, really liked the Nieuw Statendam

This is HA newest and largest cruise ship and we wanted to try it after having done the Volendam in December 2018. Happy that we did. Embarkation and disembarkation both went smoothly. We arrived in FLL the day ...
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Sail Date April 2019

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Canuck Ripley

18 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

An Honest Review

We chose this cruise because it worked out as a back to back cruise after we got off the Regal Princess at the same port. Also, we were on the Koningsdam (sister ship) last year and we liked the ports it was going ...
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Sail Date March 2019

bobpell avatar


8 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Titillating Tidbits...Nieuw Statendam

7 day Eastern Caribbean in a Signature Suite -Lido has both carpet and tile floor and very heavy chairs. Lots of scraping from tile area must be heard on deck 8. You can order drinks in Lido by pushing a ...
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Sail Date March 2019

minniebulldoglover avatar


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

dchogan avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time with HAL - Wonderful experience!

My wife and I have only taken one cruise before this one and it was 15 years ago on a 5 day Carnival cruise, budget type deal, from Jacksonville. This was our 25th wedding anniversary, we wanted to be on a more ...
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Sail Date February 2019

MinnesotaPal avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A Floating Nursing Home

We were on a 10 day Southern Caribbean Cruise aboard the Nieuw Statendam. Here is our experience: First the good: Food was great, staff were great (with the exception of the 3rd floor Dutch Cafe who were real ...
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Sail Date January 2019

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bandit 1047

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

WOW, what a ship

From the Lido buffet to the world stage, this ship is magnificent! The Lido has several stations each serving a different fair. The carving station even served suckling pig twice! The pastries are some of the ...
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Sail Date January 2019

Triton06 avatar


3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

HAL Fails On Several Fronts

For New Years we wanted to try another cruise line that we haven't sailed in a while. With the delivery of the New Statendam we said why not? We last sailed HAL about 9 years ago. Without going on about why we ...
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Sail Date December 2018

damonw3093 avatar


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

cgras42 avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Experience on New Holland America Ship - Book Another Cruise Line

I have been on 9 cruises on a variety of cruise lines, including Disney, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity, and Holland America. This was my second time booking a Holland America Cruise. The last cruise I took ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Blingz avatar


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

Nieuw Statendam Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.4
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Value For Money4.53.9
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