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Noordam Cruise Review
3.5 / 5.0
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Starting to fray slightly

Noordam Cruise Review by mlrussell

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Jun 2019
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

The best thing about this ship are the four extra elevators they added either as an afterthought or in retrofit — Two on each side of the ship in the middle give us a total of seven elevators at entry point. These glass elevators on the side of the ship are much faster than the normal elevators and so wait time was actually quite minimal.

A cruise ship leads a hard life, the cabins are constantly occupied 12 months a year the elevators are constantly moving so things do you wear out quick... noordam isn’t bad at all But too many elevator button lights are burned out, Drain on bathtub broken,the toilet stopped working for a while, There is some wear on the furniture in the cabins. The TV reception and remote isn’t very good.

I certainly can’t mark it down because it caters to an older crowd, 80 percent 50 plus, but be aware of that when you are looking at cruise lines. The entertainment budget goes for a string Quartet that does Bach, not trapeze artists.

Relatively limited dining options. Food is just OK. Wine is prohibitively overpriced even for a cruise line.


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Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Cabin VA 5088

First impression Rey good, but annoying wear and tear items like bathtub drain.


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