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Noordam Cruise Review by bealuckydog: Nice cruise but way less action than I am used to


bealuckydog
1 Review
Member Since 2009
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Member Rating

Cabin 5.5
Dining 4.0
Embarkation 5.5
Enrichment Activities 5.5
Entertainment 3.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 5.5
Public Rooms 5.5
Rates Not Rated
Service 5.0
Shore Excursions 5.5
Value for Money 4.0

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Nice cruise but way less action than I am used to

Sail Date: December 2013
Destination: Southern Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)

Wailed for a 20th anniversary celebration and booked a corner suite. We booked for the scuba destinations and we weren't disappointed in that at all. The suite was nice and it had a very large balcony that we enjoyed often. I thought the food was fine however I thought the Pinnacle Grill was not worth the time or money, We had subpar service and the food wasn't really incredible, just very average.

The bar service was great; in fact the whole crew was very good. The Neptune lounge was worth hitting for snacks. Where I felt the cruise was disappointing was the vibe of the ship. The crowd was too ld for us. We heard a lot of complaining the first night in the dining room about politics and such so we never went back. We work very hard for all but 2 weeks a year and we really don't want to hear old rich people who are retired and on a cruise complain at all.

The public areas were dead at night so no real action on the ship at all in the evenings after dinner.

I More can't blame this on Holland America but it's just not our thing. If their demographics change, we will give it another try. Until then we will look for a more spirited line. Less

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Cabin review: Noordam 4180

This cabin was nice and large and had a fabulous balcony! It does have vibration when the ship is docking etc since it is in the rear but we loved it!

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