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Holland America Line Honolulu Cruise Reviews

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Norovirus spoiled our cruise!

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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michael620

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

To the traveler who complained that his November 23 cruise from Auckland had the food service "locked down", at least you didn't get Norovirus like more than 200 of us did on the trip from Sydney to Auckland! Someone brought Norovirus onboard in Sydney (we had been fine from Hawaii to Sydney). The result was mass illness - passengers, crew, entertainers; all due to NO lockdown of self-serve for ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Amazing Trip

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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Cruisers1013

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I have read some of the reviews about this cruise and couldn't disagree more with some. We are 3 star mariners with Holland America - not that this means anything - other than we wouldn't cruise Holland America if we didn't appreciate what they do; but we have also taken other cruises. I would agree that the ship could use some updating - but our suite was very acceptable. The food was very ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


A Plain Vanilla Cruise

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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When and How

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Of our many cruises, the one we took years ago on the Noordam is the only one we cannot remember. Having sailed her again, we think we understand why. It was a plain vanilla cruise, good vanilla ice cream, just not exciting or tremendously memorable. Embarkation was reasonably fast and our room was ready, which was appreciated. The first glitch happened when we decided to leave the ship ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


One of the best cruises we took.

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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popoki1

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation: Since we live in Hawaii, it was just a short drive to Aloha Tower. First of all, as far as Holland was concern, it was great and fast. Very friendly and they were so helpful. Now regarding security at Aloha Tower, that was a different story. They told us were to go and when we got there, they told us to go back to another place. Without getting into details, I thought TSA was ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Excellent Cruise/Excellent Food

Review for Noordam to Transpacific

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JasmineS

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We selected the transpacific repositioning cruise aboard the Noordam out of Honolulu which included not just south Pacific island stops, but Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart Tasmania but an additional 14 days around New Zealand. The showtime entertainment couldn't have been better in the Vista Lounge. We enjoyed so many very accomplished artists. The ship's regular entertainment was excellent, but ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


Low quality and lack of entertainment

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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Jimbag

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of itinerary (ports of call). There were a lot of sea days, but past experiences told us that we would have decent entertainment and events to fill the time. Wrong! Holland America, has cut back so drastically on the quality of the cruise experience, that we would avoid travelling with them again. We paid substantial money, and did not get decent value for it. ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Not up to expectations

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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DMG46

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

My wife and I were looking for a quick get-away. We booked our cruise five weeks before departure as a package. The booking process went smoothly and all arrangements turned out as described. The boarding at the Pier in Honolulu was efficient as there were only about 300 people joining the ship at that time and our photos were on file from a previous cruise with HAL. Our veranda stateroom ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


First cruise and loved the Noordam.

Review for Noordam to Transpacific

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islandmanintas

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Three first time cruisers, 19 days from Honolulu to Sydney. Loved the ship, great size 1900 guests., not too big not too small. Found the ship to be elegant and stylish for my tastes. Our travel agent choose cabin F1001 on the main deck with window on the outside due to three sharing (two singles + sofa bed. Great size and very quite. Loved the MDR for breakfast and dinner, menu selections ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


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