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Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Holland America Line
Eastern Mediterranean
Departure Port

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Very Good


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Family Cruises


First-Time Cruisers


Romantic Cruises


Holiday Cruises


Repositioning Cruises


10 Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Tibetan avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruisers


My wife & I returned a few weeks ago from an excellent 11 night cruise on the Noordam. Normally I wouldn't submit reviews, but after reading a few of the other Noordam reviews on Cruise Critic I feel I have to add ...
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Sail Date June 2014

Surfari1 avatar


1 Review Written

A wonderful experience

My wife and I decided to celebrate our 25th anniversary on the Noordam last month. We had looked at the Holland America website and joined up with the HAL community forum, but were still not prepared for the high ...
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Sail Date August 2013

jnjmoore007 avatar


1 Review Written

Noordam Eastern Mediterranean

This was our first cruise. We went with our two young children (boys: 7 and 4) and their grandparents, who are seasoned cruisers. I have never considered myself a cruiser; in fact, I was probably somewhat opposed to ...
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Sail Date August 2012

georgina56 avatar


1 Review Written

1st time cruiser; HAL Noordam

First i must say we have never cruised before and didn't really know what to expect. We choose the cruise primarily for the itinerary and style/size of ship. The pick-up at the airport was a little disorganised ...
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Sail Date October 2012

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Happy New Cruiser

1 Review Written

Wonderful Cruise on MS Noordam

My wife and I were looking for a wonderful honeymoon experience and we definitely found that on the MS Noordam Roman Empire Cruise. This was the first time cruising for both of us and after only being home a few ...
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Sail Date August 2012

Flyer52 avatar


2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

I'm Hooked

I was a bit apprehensive about embarking on my first cruise as I always suffer from seasickness. I really didn't have to worry as the ship was huge and very stable. My travel agent suggest picking a cabin mid-ship ...
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Sail Date September 2011

isk avatar


1 Review Written

First Time Cruising Family

This was our first cruising experience. We added the 10 day Roman Empire cruise to our 5 week European Adventure. It was my mother-in-law's life long dream to go to Europe. Unfortunately, she did not make the trip, ...
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Sail Date June 2011

Emmaluc1968 avatar


1 Review Written

Wonderful Eastern cruise

This was my first time cruising and I took my two daughters aged 15 and 11. We were not sure what to expect, but were hoping for a holiday to meet everyones requirements. The girls wanted action and an opportunity ...
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Sail Date July 2011

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Billy the Kit

1 Review Written

Noordam 20 day Eastern & Western Mediterranean 5/11

Forgive the length of this diatribe, but we have to tell someone! Background First time Kiwi cruisers not originally contemplating cruising as a preferred form of travel but decided to opt for this one as ...
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Sail Date May 2011

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Dam longest review ever!!!

This cruise was chosen by my husband who had never wanted to do a cruise! The choice for him was the fact that just about every day we were in a new port...in fact 15 different ports and 7 different countries. Our ...
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Sail Date September 2010

Noordam Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Value For Money3.03.9
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