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Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Nieuw Statendam
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Excellent

69

Very Good

45

Average

29

Poor

13

Terrible

6

Cruise type

45 Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Reviews


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Sailingthe7seas

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

New friends

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Exceptional entry for me to travel since my loss. Welcomed warmly om board. Almost instantly met a wonderful group of seniors from St Augustine and we all learned about one another. Each day a group religious ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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GoodTimeCruiser2005

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


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krisfarrarkf

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on a beautiful new ship

I booked this cruise later than I usually do, about three months out, so I didn't get any "freebies" but the price wasn't to bad for a new ship. The New Statendam is the largest, newest ship I've ever travelled on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rookie50

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Almost perfect

Chose this cruise for Pickleball and music theme. Ship was very classy and the music venues were great. Especially enjoyed the Billboards venue where two artists on two grand piaoes played nightly with a range of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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SnowbirdWannaB

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


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mikerem48

11 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

2019 Family Honey Moon

My wife and I have been on numerous cruises (23+) throughout the world on various cruise lines over the years. This was our fifth cruise with Holland America. The 7-day Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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gosomewhereanywhere

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

OUTSTANDING

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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cruzin_ga_gal

20 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

First time Med Cruise and TA

I travelled solo and had air arranged through Flight Ease. I was booked on a direct flight from ATL to FCO. It was a long flight and upon arrival at FCO, found my luggage and headed to find the HAL rep for ...
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Sail Date October 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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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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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


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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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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


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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


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LushLifeAtl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Relaxing, educational, and refined cruising.

We are a 30-40 year old couple celebrating his birthday. I love music and food. He loves computers and movies. This boat (ship) featured cooking classes, Microsoft computer application classes, a live rock band, a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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leonardozuid

4 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Nicest crew ever!

My last Translatlantic being five years ago, I decided to one again. The previous one was to Rome, which is a far better route. By heading for a Mediterrranean final destination you stay in the good weather zone. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Lillycal

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

New ship with contemporary feel. Overall a very nice experience.

We had never cruised on Holland America but chose this one as a new ship with a great transatlantic itinerary including Azores, Normandy, Brugge and ending in Amsterdam in time to still see the tulips in Keukenhof. ...
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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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Riverranger1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable Cruise

We booked this ship because it was brand new and we wanted to see the Eastern Caribbean islands. Our research revealed that HAL had a great reputation. The following is our own personal opinion after a 1 week cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mindySUE

15 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Two weeks on HA Nieuw Statendam vs. one week on Celebrity Edge right after HA

We sailed back-to-back on Nieuw Statendam , March 2019 Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises, which we booked a year in advance as a balcony guarantee. We were assigned a VF cabin, 4017 in the front of ship which ...
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Sail Date March 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


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harryw

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Expatriates From Oceania Find Joy in First HAL Cruise!

We have been loyal Oceania passengers for many years. We looked for a winter Caribbean cruise to our liking. We preferred a maximum of 10 nights, because after that the novelty starts to wear off. And we don't like ...
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Sail Date January 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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