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Transpacific Noordam Transpacific Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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787 reviews
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1-10 of 23 Transpacific Noordam Transpacific Cruise Reviews


Very poor food and ship needs refurb.

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NSWP
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruises from Sydney to Honolulu as we wanted to visit the islands and Hawaii. also to try out HAL for first time, we have done 27 other cruises mainly on Princess but also on Cunard, P&O, Celebrity, Carnival. Embarkation was ok. Had VD verandah cabin, aft near elevators, ok with cabin. Bed fine, settee a little hard. Shower ok. Ecko our steward was fine. Had various meals in ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Down Market & In Need of a Make-Over

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tv24
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 33rd cruise and our fifth time on HAL. We chose this itinerary as a means to return to North America after a long adventure in Australia. First the things we liked: The BB King All Star Band was terrific every time they performed, playing excellent cover versions of classic pop, soul and funk songs The BB King club was a great place to relax and dance. Overall the food was good ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


What has happened to Holland America?

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Wenlor
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Over the past few cruises I have watched a deterioration in the services offered on Holland America cruises. I love to go on long cruises of a month or more and love the sea days. This time there was literally nothing to do on board unless you were paying for an upgrade in the gym or drinking yourself into oblivion. No library service, no fun game activity program, no water aerobics or free ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Bad service, bad facilities and bad food

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cosbytony
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We booked this cruise to get home to Australia from North America. We were assured when booking that the ship was to be refurnished in early 2018. On embarking we found a stateroom with tatty furniture - holes in the upholstery, peeling wallpaper, chips in bath and sink and bathroom mirrors degrading. The public areas were no better. Meals in the dining room and lido were at best lukewarm no ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Cruise from Vancouver to Auckland.

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Swinky2
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Mainly chosen for the destinations on route, but also anticipated a 4* ship. Expected the passengers to be around retirement age because of he length of the cruise. Very disappointed with the geriatric nature of a lot of the entertainment, which was also repetitive and lacking any fun. No deck parties, even though we spent around 3 weeks in the hot sunshine, no proper ‘ sailaways’ to ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


A great way to get from Australia to Canada

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big43rdkid
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our third HAL cruise and the first on the Noordam. It was an relocation cruise of 24 days from Sydney to Vancouver with stops in New Caledonia, Fiji, Vanuata, Pago Pago and Hawaii. There were numerous seas days but given the on board activities these days went quicker then expected. The cruise was blessed with good seas throughout and perfect weather except for a steady fog for the ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Excellent Itinerary, Poor Cabin

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LXstagehand
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We decided to take a slow and indulgent route back to Canada from Australia and this cruise seemed perfect...and in general it was. Embarkation was quick and easy and the crew very welcoming. The ports were excellent with a great mix of culture thrown in for good measure. The dining experience was very good, thanks mainly to 2 very attentive waiters and a section manager who really seemed ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


Excellent Cruise/Excellent Food

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JasmineS
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We selected the transpacific repositioning cruise aboard the Noordam out of Honolulu which included not just south Pacific island stops, but Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart Tasmania but an additional 14 days around New Zealand. The showtime entertainment couldn't have been better in the Vista Lounge. We enjoyed so many very accomplished artists. The ship's regular entertainment was excellent, but ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


Great Cruise on the Noordam

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kira5
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We only went as far as Honolulu -- 11 days. The ship continued on to Sydney for the majority of the passengers, with some going on to New Zealand. The embarkation was a slow, tedious process involving a couple of hours slowly moving forward in a long line. It was a busy weekend at the Vancouver cruise port and the line ups were mostly about security clearance. Wish they could find a ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Generally great but with some reservations

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Royksuk
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the overall itinerary (triple Denali followed by 7 day Southbound cruise). Overall we had a wonderful vacation but there were reservations. 1. Denali was a bit of a let down - our booking was supposed to include a 7 hour Wilderness Tundra tour with a snack included but just days before we flew out we received an email saying this had been changed to a 4 hour ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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