Review of ms Nieuw Statendam deck 9 (Lido-Pools-Spa)
Fitness Center is the ship’s gymnasium (open 6 am-9 pm, age limit is 16 yo) with top modern equipment and a separate Aerobics Room for classes.
Greenhouse Spa & Salon is the wellness complex (lower level 1 of 2), consisting of Therapy Rooms, Massages Room, Treatments Rooms, Hydro Pool (with heated seawater), Thermal Suites, heated ceramic lounges, Sauna, Aroma Steam Room, Relaxation Area, Beauty Salon (manicure-pedicure, barber services).
Lido Pool area (spanning on 2 decks) is glass-enclosed and covered by a retractable roof (on deck 11). The pool area is open between 7 am – 10 pm, and has 1 main pool, 3 Whirlpools, outdoor movie theater (LED screen), sunbathing area (sunloungers, deck chairs), Lido Bar (drinks and refreshments).
“Movies by the Pool Deck” is an outdoor cinema served by the NY Delly & Pizza with light snacks (incl popcorn, sandwiches, pizza, fresh chips and nachos). During movie nights, loungers and blankets are provided, as well as chair-side waiter service from the Lido Deck’s food bars (Gelato, NY Deli-Pizza, Dive-In) and waiter service for drinks at the Lido Bar.
Gelato is an ice-cream parlor.
Dive-In (aka Terrace Grill) is a complimentary fast-food bar serving the Lido pool deck area with made-to-order burgers, hot dogs, fries.
Canaletto is an Italian dinner restaurant (at a minimal fee).
Lido Market is the ship’s self-service buffet restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food is complimentary and displayed at 5 themed stations. The Lido buffet is designed as a modern marketplace, with numerous on-the-go or made-to-order food choices. Differently themed food stations (walk-up service) offer fresh-made sandwiches, grill, salads, International fare, desserts, daily specials. The themed food stations are named Breadboard (fresh-baked breads, pastries, sandwiches), Wild Harvest (salads, fruits, healthy food bites), Homestead (comfort food, incl egg dishes, grilled meats), Distant Lands (themed cuisine specialties, incl from the current cruise itinerary’s regions), Sweet Spot (desserts).
Sea View Pool area (aft location adult-only pool with 2 Whirlpools, showers, loungers), served by Sea View Bar.