"It was part of a cruise and excursion to Alaska and Yukon territory. The land part of the vacation was very well done and the land coordinator was exceptional. The ship must have a naval architects nightmare. It was..."Read More
1-10 of 15 Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Cruises for the Disabled Cruises to Alaska
It was part of a cruise and excursion to Alaska and Yukon territory. The land part of the vacation was very well done and the land coordinator was exceptional. The ship must have a naval architects nightmare. It was very poorly designed for efficient flow of passenger from one part of the ship to another. We usually choose not to go to the main dining room because of the time it takes to eat a ...
We chose this sailing specifically to see Glacier Bay.
At our first stop In Juneau it was pouring rain, we went on an excursion to Mendenhall glacier the bus was 1 hour overdue on picking us up to return to the ship, my parents, my wife and myself were soaked to the bone and freezing (mom 84yrs,dad 91yrs),they gave us a 40% discount!!. My dad's knees and hips were shot as a result for the rest ...
* Neptune Suite was spacious with sufficient storage area and was well maintained and clean.
*. The staff were professional and friendly
* Entertainment options were significantly lacking. When there are was a show, the venue could not accommodate the guests. Really disappointed with lack of entertainment options. With 2 or 3 days out to sea, you’d really think ...
It's Alaska. Everyone should make this trip to see Alaska - especially since so much of this cruise is to areas that are difficult or impossible to access any other way.
A previously positive experience with Holland America saw us booking this cruise to Alaska many months ago with them. Our previously experience was in Europe. Sadly we discovered the "passenger profile" of the American ...
I chose this cruise because I wanted a quieter, more mature cruise. It was a Seattle to Seattle cruise with a 2 day Denali Land Tour add on. We booked the Signature Suite which was quite nice. Lots of extra room, great bathroom with double vanity, shower and a bathtub. Beautiful veranda and the bed was quite comfortable. Our Room Steward was great! I've only sailed on small ships so this was ...
Picked this trip for Itinerary and HA reputation. We have cruised many times and this by far was one of the more expensive and least favorite. Fortunately Alaska is beautiful so the HA did not affect that. Sea days and lack of activities left for boring, wasteful time on the cruise. Bar tenders acted as though they were put out to get as drink and overall service was weak as they already are ...
I have travelled 3 other cruise lines and thought I would try Holland America and this is what I found:
- very little waiting time to embark and disembark
- exterior of the ship quite beautiful
- size of ship was perfect for our trip to Alaska
- offer two set times for seated dining
- front desk were very professional
- horrific coffee
- smoking on balcony - ...
I recently returned from an Alaskan land/sea cruise on Holland America.
We were met at the Anchorage AK airport by a cruise line employee who directed us to the bus which took us to our Anchorage hotel for the land portion of our cruise. The drop off point is the side entrance of the hotel (whose name escapes me) where we checked in with more cruise line personnel. The hotel itself was an ...
To be fair - we sailed on the Veendam 14 years ago and had a perfect trip. That is why we wanted to go again.
Sailing on Noordam May 29th, 2016 Alaska / Denali (not collectors voyage as stated above)- the following was submitted to HAL in email and on survey.
The following is a listing of issues for a very disappointing cruise that was submitted to HAL on Friday June 10th and have not even ...
We did not pick this ship, we were with a group of 12. This was our fourth cruise with four different cruise lines. I have to say it was the worst. Getting on was a breeze as was disembarking. We had three pieces of luggage and only two made it to our room The other one we found standing in a hall near a maintenance door, nowhere near our room.
Went for a drink at the Pinnacle Lounge and ...