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Noordam Review

3.5 / 5.0
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832 reviews
31 Awards

Expected 5 star, got 2 star

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Feb 2019
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Chose this cruise for the itinerary and to be honest that's the only good thing about it. Ship is very dated and the fabric of it needs a complete overhaul. Problems started as soon as we got to the cabin with holes in the sheets and white stains on the overcover!!! Bedside lights were loose and dangerous, the bathroom door closer was loose too and was eventually removed completely, chips on the sink and foxing on the mirror. The sofa looked like the ships cat had used it as a scratching post. The sunloungers were stained badly and the legs were rusty with paint flaking off.

There food was repetitive and only warm and the entertainment pretty 2nd rate. Really not sure what the ship showband actually did, in 2 weeks they were perhaps on stage for 8 hours, otherwise drinking and in the hot tubs. I'd like the cruise directors job, propping up the bar. Hardly any guest interaction.

Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Cabin E

Poor and dated with loads of faults. Housekeeping supervisor admitted that she had numerous complaints about the cabins

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