ms Nieuw Statendam deck 12 plan (Observation)

Deck layout and review

Review of ms Nieuw Statendam deck 12 (Observation)

  • Crow’s Nest is an indoor observation lounge with floor-ceiling panoramic windows, its own full-service bar and dance floor. Offers daily trivia games, karaoke, dance classes, live piano music performances in the afternoons and evenings. The Crow’s lounge also hosts the “HAL Cats” show, and operates as disco club at night.
  • Explorations Cafe (capacity 113 seats) is the ship’s patisserie and specialty coffee bar. It also doubles as Library (with 1000+ volumes, resident librarian) offering daily guest lecturers, board games playing, book discussions. The Explorations bar also serves as the ship’s Online Centre (Internet computers room /via partnership with “The New York Times” magazine). Internet prices are per minute ($0,75) and 100 min ($55). The Cafe serves specialty coffees/teas and has plenty of comfortable chairs.
  • The Retreat is the adults-only relaxation zone with private cabanas available for hire. Cabanas rates are  per day, with different prices depending on the Nieuw Statendam ship’s itinerary/location (portday or seaday). Daily rent prices are inclusive of 1 massage tent, lunch and concierge service.
  • Along with its indoor lounge and outdoor relaxation options, the ship’s top deck also provides some of the best vantage points to make photos and enjoy the port- and sea views along the Nieuw Statendam itinerary route.