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Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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An 'add-on' to the 14 Day Alaska itinerary
"We booked the 6 Day Wine Country & Pacific Northwest Cruise on Noordam (Neptune Suite 7081) immediately following the 14-Day Great Alaskan Explorer which we took in Noordam’s Neptune Suite 7088.As an explanation - We were considering some of the “Grand Voyage” cruises, and the smaller rooms are FAR less expensive than even a veranda balcony room…… so, we thought to try an interior room……however, in the end we needed to use cruise credits before they expired - so, we upgraded to a Neptune Suite (aren’t we posh!..."Read More
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HAL shoots holes in bucket list

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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JanMontauga
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I am in the middle of a 67 day HAL cruise from the states all around Australia. This is a bucket list cruise, until HAL put holes in my bucket. No on-board passengers while sailing from the states were allowed to book any excursions in future ports of AU until we reached Sydney. Meanwhile close to 1500 passengers boarding in Sydney had been booking excursions from home, resulting in all good ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


An 'add-on' to the 14 Day Alaska itinerary

Review for Noordam to Pacific Coastal

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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked the 6 Day Wine Country & Pacific Northwest Cruise on Noordam (Neptune Suite 7081) immediately following the 14-Day Great Alaskan Explorer which we took in Noordam’s Neptune Suite 7088. One plus of this cruise, it allowed us (as US citizens) to avoid flying on an "international flight" - flying out of San Diego rather than Vancouver. Originally, we had booked these two cruises in an ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Quite disappointed

Review for Noordam to Pacific Coastal

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bz
10+ Cruises

Always a fan of HAL until now. In 25 plus cruise I don't think I ever send a meal back. Cold food in the buffet, sent back MD breakfast 2x, Pinnacle fish once. Buffet out of green tea. No pastries at breakfast unless you ask. No pen & notepaper in the room. No chocolates at night or towel animals except for Gala Night. Carving station on day 2 featured meatloaf (which was actually quite ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Our first post-pandemic cruise!

Review for Noordam to Alaska

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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

In order to use some future cruise credits (before they expire) we booked the 14-Day Great Alaskan Explorer, Noordam Neptune Suite 7088. This was our first “post-pandemic” cruise……so, there I will be making some comparisons - especially because (in September 2019) we took a HAL “Triple Denali” land/sea trip, which ended with a 7 Day (southbound) cruise in the same suite (7088) on ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Worst customer service ever-avoid HAL

Review for Noordam to Alaska

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drmarty
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Booked this cruise because HAL markets itself as the Alaska experts (75 years going to AK). What a mistake. The ship was at 70% passenger occupancy but 50% crew occupancy. Customer service was horrendous. There were no assistant waiters in the main dining room, so the waiter cleared the dirty dishes from the tables and then delivered our food (after considerable delay). The guest services ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Our cruise was fine but HAL not ready for Covid

Review for Noordam to Panama Canal & Central America

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Lise1928
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We have been on a total of 6 cruises, 3 of which were with Holland America. The most recent trip was a 21 day Fort Lauderdale to Vancouver April 24 to May 15. We felt the itinerary offered a good mix of sea days and shore time. The food in the dining room was excellent and only one night did we have a waiter that needed more training. The room steward we had worked hard to keep us happy. Room ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Almost our last cruise before Covid

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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Bellair
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A wonderful itinerary covering Melanesia, sailing out of White Bay Cruise Port Sydney & under the bridge. Some of the best unspoilt islands visited. Including Vanuatu - New Caledonia - Australia The video featuring a ship tour & facilities on board. More posted on my youtube Bellaircruise channel. We have been enjoying Holland America for many years travelling the world on various ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)

Traveled with disabled person


Enjoy Holland America

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Shonajane
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had our MiddLe Eastern cruise cancelled and thought that by sailing around our own New Zealand and Australia we would be fine. It was great, we managed to book another cruise for the return to Australia but sadly they cancelled that in the week we had as a stopover in Auckland. Understand the situation completely. The Noordam is perfect for size for us, love the crew, well presented ship with ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Terrible experience - Money taken from my account on return from cruise

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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alfiebarney
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

What was meant to be a holiday of a lifetime was spoilt by choosing Holland America as our cruise line. We were on a 15 night cruise starting from Sydney on February 26th. Although this ship was refurb the only changes to the cabins was the television on the wall. The bathrooms are very tired and our friends whose cabin was next door had the enamel peeling off the bath. On return from our ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


A Huge Disappointmemnt

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Stephrharris
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had heard good things about Holland America and it was going to places we wanted to visit. We have been on many cruises before always using Cunard, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean in the past without criticism. However, from the moment we boarded we were disappointed. The ship looked very tired. Our stateroom had a balcony and we had paid a lot of money for it. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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