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Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Alaska

Holland America Line
Noordam
Alaska
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

8

Average

5

Cruise type

Family Cruises

26

Senior Cruises

24

Romantic Cruises

21

First-Time Cruisers

4

Entertainment Cruises

4

24 Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Alaska


EL2019 avatar

EL2019

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful, restful, relaxing

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This was our first real cruise and was one of our bucket list items so we took part in the cruise with great expectations. The cruise fulfilled all of our expectations. The cabin stateroom was wonderful and we ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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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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DeerInSnow

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good destination. Great food, onboard activities lacking, entertainment bland.

To seem Denali after missing it 19 years ago. It was well worth the wait. Train trip from Anchorage was stunning. Experience, overall, was enjoyable. Noordam shows its age but service was excellent along with ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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petermaij

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Explore 4 disappointment

Free drinks with the HAL means a poor choice of low quality wines with excellent food. This is not a good combination. Even with a group of 7 guests ( 7 x $ 9 = $63) they do not offer you to order a bottle or 2 with ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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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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Dee5114

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful cruise unless you have a medical emergency

The stateroom, amenities and food were excellent. The entertainment and activities were a bit disappointing, but the primary purpose of the cruise was to see Alaska, not participate in shipboard activities. ...
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Sail Date August 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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PatfromPa

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time on HAL

Really enjoyed my first cruise onHAL Was on a cruise land tour through Discover Alaska and they are affiliated with HAL. The ship was very nice and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and the ports of call. alaska was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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noone

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Noordam Vancouver to Alaska VA5088

My husband and I wanted a nice relaxing cruise. We drove from our home in Northern BC to Vancouver so we could combine road trip sightseeing on the way o the cruise and back home. We booked midship as I am very ...
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Sail Date May 2017


dtells avatar

dtells

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Hubbard Glacier was magnificent.

Chose cruise because it was at the right time, and we didn't have to fly. The ship was lovely and comfortable, and the crew was friendland seemed very happy to be working there. I need gluten free/lactose-free ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Diane Kulkarni

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Holland-America Cruise of a lifetime

We were guided to this cruise to Alaska through the Inside Passage on the Noordam by Peter at Discount Cruises. The occasion was our 44th wedding anniversary combined with my husbands 50th class reunion. Four ...
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Sail Date July 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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fredwen

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Classy Cruise Experience!

Classy experience. Ship: Noordam. Well appointed, clean, well maintained. Hand sanitizers available everywhere, with overhead and live reminders to use or to wash hands. Great implementation! Excellent ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Laura1025

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Overall nice cruise line, some staff could have been a little more friendly.

Before my father passed away last year he told my sister and I to take a cruise after he was gone. My brother in law has been to every state in the USA except Alaska. We chose the land and sea Alaskan package ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Grantdale49

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Good Ending to Yukon and Alaska Tour

We are in our mid 60's and are not interested in noisy entertainment ship life. Travelled around Yukon and Alaska with HAL then returned to Vancouver on Noordam. Boarding at Seward very quick, with just the security ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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expatriate

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Slightly Disappointed

We are not habitual cruisers and use mainly repositioning voyages to avoid air travel. We had previously made a transatlantic trip on this ship three years ago and our comments are in comparison to that experience. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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CruisermanVA

4 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise!

We just returned from a wonderful cruise to Southeast Alaska (the Tongass Rain Forest). I was concerned after reading some of the negative reviews but I didn't experience any of the problems others apparently did. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Pmtny72

1 Review Written

Best vacation ever!

We were lucky enough to get an upgrade to a Neptune suite. This was wonderful! The girls in the lounge were the best as well as our cabin stewards. We loved the option of breakfast in the Pinnacle Grill. Laundry ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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phantomrose101

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Improvements can be made.

We enjoyed everything but there could be a few improvements. Embarking took two hours of herding like cattle. Too long! Have never had to wait so long before! Disembarkation was much more organised. We ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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OMonarch

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Value for the Money

This was our fifth HAL cruise and again a very good experience (we've taken over 20 cruises ranging from Epirotiki to Cunard and Renaissance), The ship was exceedingly clean and well maintained. The cabin service ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Ladyaruba

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First cruise

This was our first trip to Alaska and first Cruise! HAL was recommended by our TA and we really enjoyed ourselves. Brought meds for motion sickness but only took it the first night when we were at sea. A little ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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accies

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, Great weather for the last sailing of the season

t had been nine years since we sailed HAL,and twenty since sailing the Inside Passge on HAL. There add-on land tour of Denali National Park, and sailing from Anchorage sealed the deal. In the dining room, we ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Regi1939

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Tired ship in need of refurbishment

Cruise was part of 23 day Rockies and Alaska package. Paid extra $1200 to be upgraded to Verandah and had a cabin that was partially obstructed and the balconies from higher decks looked down on our balcony. Food in ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Ginger100

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Delightful from Vancouver to Seward

Noordam was a great choice for us. The size and number of people made getting around the ship easy. Staff were very pleasant and always helpful. Cabin 8085 was comfortable, quiet and very well kept up (Thanks Esha & ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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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