my 3rd time on the Noordam, 9 weeks totol, so i know her well.
For the price of apx 110 per night for a balcony the value is terrific.
The BBKing band plays 3x per night and are an exellent ship dance band.
The Theater is awsome, the shows ok. The piano bar is good, The room good,
the food great. The evevators were fast and frequent and all over. There are two one hour happy hours per day, so two good coctails are only 12 dollars including tip. The Microsoft classes are very good and free. The personell are great, and knowledgeable.
I would pick a balcony room on floor 4 because it is larger and near the action.
I don't have any real complaints. but here are a few.
FOR THE SAKE OF OUR PLANET -- I dislike people grabbing four towls for each visit to the pool, (why not take them back to your room for reuse)
People throwing away lots of uneaten food, at the buffet seconds are free- so get small portions of what you do not know for shure you will enjoy. Maybe take back to your room what you can not finish for later.
At the show if the theater will likely fill up do not leave on empty seat between the person your sittinng next to.