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Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Southern Caribbean

Holland America Line
Noordam
Southern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

10

Very Good

2

Average

2

Poor

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

24

Senior Cruises

15

Romantic Cruises

9

Holiday Cruises

7

First-Time Cruisers

4

15 Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Southern Caribbean


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DeborahFitzpatrick

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Budget Ship Noordam

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Sailed on 20 March. First time with Holland America. Had high expectations, was let down. Ship felt dated. The ship did not appear to be maintained as a once beautiful ship built in Italy in 2006. Sound system ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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fundays

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Great Ship Let Down by Poor Food

This was our first cruise on Holland America and our expectations were admittedly high. The Noordam was great, we loved it. Our cabin was nice and decently appointed, except that they don't have CNN. (Why not?)The ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Ky Colonel

1 Review Written

Another Enjoyable HAL Cruise

With a few exceptions (all too insignificant to even mention), this was another fantastic HAL cruise for us - we had some mechanical problems that Captain Jan handled flawlessly and some rough seas that he also ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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AmberlBB

2 Reviews Written

mediocre cruise

Everything was adequate, but certainly no "wow" factor. Steward tried to overcharge us multiple times for water from the minibar. Even though we sat at the same table every night, the waiters never learned our names ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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retdon

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

We are a couple of seasoned seniors who have cruised on several different lines. We drive from our home and use the ParkNGo service for getting to the ship. This is our 4th on HAL and we like the "older" crowd. ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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CrabbyHarper

13 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dam Good Ship!

Review of Noordam cruise Feb 8, 2013 Overall 5 stars Cabin 5 stars MDR 2 stars Entertainment 5 stars to Brett Cave, singer pianist and Rich Purpura, comedian and "mind reader" Embark/disembark - best ever. ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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humingbird

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Calm Seas in the Southern Caribbean

We took the 11-day South Caribbean Wayfarer Cruise on Holland America Noordam from November 5 to 16. This was our eighth cruise on Holland America, and we enjoy the size of the ships, the friendliness and attention, ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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Candy

12 Reviews Written

Another Excellent Vista Class Cruise!

We're Copper 3-star Mariners in our 60s and this was our second Noordam. We've sailed Zuiderdam (11 times, our fave), the old Noordam, old Westerdam, Zaandam, Maasdam, several on RCI, Celebrity & Princess... 27 all ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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cruiseapril

6 Reviews Written

Wonderful Noordam Cruise March 28-April 7, 2011

Noordam Cruise March 28-April 7, 2011Overview- We cruised on HAL in 2008, on the Westerdam, and booked the Noordam for 2011. (We are also planning on the Nieuw Amsterdam for 2013.) We thoroughly enjoy HAL. We ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Lost in Paradise

2 Reviews Written

Living the Dream!

BACKGROUND Married couple in our late 50's. This was our 7th cruise. We have cruised on Celebrity (3), Holland America (2), Princess (1) & Carnival (1). Our preference is Celebrity. We picked HAL this time ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Candy

12 Reviews Written

Noordam Sparkles in the Caribbean

Holland America ms Noordam Southern Caribbean April 4-14, 2010 This was the 27th cruise for Jim and I, having cruised on Seawind, RCI x 5, Celebrity, NCL, Princess, Carnival, and HAL's Westerdam x 2 (old), Noordam ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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FJCRUISER41

1 Review Written

ONE OF THE BEST EVER !

My wife and I and and another couple left May 4, 2010. Did all paper-work on HAL website. Print only first page for back-up in case they loose you in system. Embarkation was painless. Took our carry-ons and went ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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Annalise

13 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Pack Your Patience

Let me begin by saying that my husband & I are seasoned cruisers. We have sailed everything from Carnival to Crystal & this was our 15th cruise. We cruised with 4 other couples. We are all seniors (50-70). We like ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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travelgirl2

2 Reviews Written

Golden Oldies Cruise on Noordam

We flew to Fort Lauderdale the day before the cruise and stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn, 180 SW 18th Avenue, Dania, FL under the "cruise package" rate. This was a very nice hotel and the cruise package worked well ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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Iowa cruiser

17 Reviews Written

74 Helpful Votes

Noordam S. Caribbean Ship and Port Review

Holland America's NOORDAM in the Southern Caribbean: A REVIEW and PORT GUIDE My wife and I are recently retired, in our 60's, and have cruised 21 times. We are not in the travel business and are not cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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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