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Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Statendam
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

69

Very Good

45

Average

29

Poor

13

Terrible

6

Cruise type

13 Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Reviews


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RVA_PAUL

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

2 out of 3 Food above average, shiip/service above average, entertainment poor

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The FOOD: Dinning room above average variety and tase. Lido Buffet, way above average as each station has an active attendant that will prepare to order and/or place food on your plate. Passengers do not ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cruiseboo

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Can you say BORING !!

We chose this cruise because the price seemed a bargain and we were interested in trying another cruise line. Before sailing we had read reviews, a lot of them mentioning that Holland America has dropped the ball ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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teltrainer

11 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Coughing Through The Caribbean

We've been on 25 plus cruises on a variety of mainstream and premium lines and most recently reached Elite level on Celebrity. We decided to try the Nieuw Statendam for a back to back 11/10/19 to 11/24/19 since we ...
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Sail Date November 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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simplysql

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not Terrible, but Not Great

We booked this cruise because the price was awesome and the ship was new - in hindsight, a brand new ship with crazy-low prices should have set off warning flags. First the good - the ship was NEW! We had an ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Michel Souris

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ok ship, but HORRIBLE entertainment and sub-par food.

The ship was new and beautiful. Staff were fine, pleasant and helpful. The itinerary was fine - Eastern and Western Caribbean - it was 10 days, not 7. But the nickel and diming was bad - charging for ice cream ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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MinnesotaPal

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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Triton06

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


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Jon Cohen

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

HAL Eliminates Fun

Booked a New Year’s cruise on this brand new ship after having had a great cruise last year on the Koningsdam. Wow, things have changed in a year. After over 40 sailings, 8 of which have been with HAL, can’t ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cgras42

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


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poupou10

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

disappointed

hello we were disappointed , this company isn't for us Hot TUB and pool are very very small We can't take the food ourselves at the lido market , so we have to wait and wait the food is the same every ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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B A traveller

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Poor Hygiene Control

This was part of a package from a travel agent. No information when we arrived for the first days activities. When we visited the dining rooms or buffet no crew member there to ask people to wash there hands or use ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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memafl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Boring, even for a senior, food not that impressive.

The lido market was like golden corral. Dining room had serious lag between courses and slightly better food. Pay extra restaurants were not worth the money. Overall very disappointed in food and lack of activities. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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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