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Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Alaska

Holland America Line
Noordam
Alaska
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

9

Very Good

6

Average

3

Poor

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

26

Senior Cruises

24

Romantic Cruises

21

First-Time Cruisers

4

Entertainment Cruises

4

21 Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Alaska


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Dancefloor

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Some of the Holland America charm slipping away

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We chose this cruise because there was a great deal (including gratuities) just a few weeks before sailing. We live in Vancouver, so the transportation to and from the ship was easy, as was the embarkation and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Allornothing

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Amazing Land and See Journey!

We did a fifteen day land and sea journey that started in Fairbanks and loved every minute of it. The Westmark hotel in Fairbanks was terrific, we stayed in South Tower, how anyone could complain about these rooms ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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rashirey

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice Alaska Cruise

Overall a great cruise experience , the ship well maintained throughout , the cabin was very nicely appointed and there was plenty of storage . In addition , the cabin steward service was excellent . The main ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rxldryan

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Week-long bliss

Experienced a wonderful vacation trip on the Noordam 7- night cruise to Alaska via the Inside Passage. Really enjoyed spending the day/night in Vancouver pre-cruise. The Alaskan scenery was just jaw-dropping, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Trapper44

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Crossed off of Bucket list

Both the wife and I wanted to do a cruise to Alaska. Several friends that had sailed to Alaska on different lines recommended Holland America as the one we would enjoy the most. They also said to book a balcony as ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Dancefloor

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Good experience spoiled by Norwalk

We were looking for a last minute deal either to or from our home port of Vancouver and this came up. We had never cruised Holland America before and thought that this would be a good chance to try it out. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Telejoke

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Very Small Cabin -- Great Staff -- Little Entertainment

CABIN 10019 -- Small balcony (room for two angled chairs and a miniature cocktail table). Room itself was very small, but there was plenty of storage space for two people, including two spacious drawers under the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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happyglobetrotter

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Beautiful cruise and splendid weather

The ship needs a little sprucing but is due for dry dock this fall. The service and the meals were excellent as usual. The ship is lovely, newer and well planned. We loved the cruise. The last 2 weeks, the rain ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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socalhiker

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Alaska Land and Sea Tour!

This was our first cruise, and first time in Alaska, and both were amazing! The land tour was the first part of the trip, and the highlights of that tour were spending a day in Denali (recommend hiking the Savage ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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HawkSaddle7

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

No entertainment/nightlife, poor service

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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fishr

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Holland America Knows Alaska

My wife and I took "Double Denali" package in July on HA. We spent the night in Anchorage then took the breathtaking and comfortable McKinley Explorer train to Denali National Park. Each glass-domed car has a ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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beth singer

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Much better than expected

My husband and I chose this cruise because it fit into our timetable and allowed a visit to Vancouver. I sailed with HAL several years ago on an older ship and did not have a good experience but since it fit we ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Traveling red

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Wonderful anniversary trip

First time cruise, anniversary trip with my husband and sister and brother in law. Was one of the best vacations I have ever experienced. Holland knows customer service, we felt pampered every day, from the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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isewnsew@gmail.com

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Alaska is Fabulous - Holland America is OK

For years our bucket list has included a trip to Alaska. We are newly retired and chose the 14-day land/sea package offered by HAL. Having only cruised two other times, both with other cruise lines, this was our ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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onyourmark

25 Reviews Written

98 Helpful Votes

Alaska in relaxed traditional comfort

After cruising on newer Celebrity and Royal Caribbean larger ships, the Noordam appeared compact, dimly lit and rich in traditional décor. We booked the 14 day return Alaska cruise from Vancouver less than one week ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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sheryl27

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Alaska

I have been wanting to visit Alaska, this cruise seemed like the perfect opportunity. The ship was granted access to cruise through Glacier Bay and through the Inside Passage. The cruise itself was amazing. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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santabarbaraserenity

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Noordam ROCKS--In a good way! Yay for Imam and Sam, our cabin stewards!!!

ALASKA CRUISE---Summertime FIRST I want to give great thanks to Imam and Sam, who were our amazing cabin stewards! They were over-the-top in their attention to meeting our needs!!! They made you feel like you ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Deb at sea

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Noisy room and crowded ports

This was our first cruise on Holland America. We have done 4 or 5 cruises on Princess (very positive experiences) and 1 on Carnival. The positives: food and service was excellent; bed was comfortable; gym was ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Disney_Florida

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lacking Good Food or Entertainment

The good: * Neptune Suite was spacious with sufficient storage area and was well maintained and clean. *. The staff were professional and friendly The Bad: * Entertainment options were significantly ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rocmoss

1 Review Written

Greek Islands

What a wonderful cruise. We went to Corfu, Santorini, Sicily, Croatia, Turkey, Athens, Rome. So many wonderful places. Used Viator.com for shore excursions and was terrific. They guarantee to get back to the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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mlrussell

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Starting to fray slightly

The best thing about this ship are the four extra elevators they added either as an afterthought or in retrofit — Two on each side of the ship in the middle give us a total of seven elevators at entry point. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Noordam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.4
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Family2.04.1
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.04.3
Value For Money3.03.9
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