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Noordam Review

3.5 / 5.0
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790 reviews
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Very poor food and ship needs refurb.

Review for Noordam to Transpacific
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2019
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

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 MDR and Lido, all poor, mdr meals for dinner were poorly presented and poor quality ingredients, i.e. tough meat and fish, hardly any veggies. Worse food on any ship I have been on. Little assistance given to me as a Celiac, although I advised HAL well before cruise. Not once did the head waiter speak to us re food, service at our table.

Only time we saw officers was in pinnacle bar having their drinks before dining in pinnacle restaurant, they don't eat in the mdr !! The Captain did not even appear at the gala night cocktail pary and I never saw him.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

OK with cabin, comfortable.

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