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New York (Manhattan) to the Caribbean Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Noordam
Caribbean
New York (Manhattan)

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61 New York (Manhattan) to the Caribbean Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews


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supersteve333

3 Reviews Written

GREAT FOR ALL AGES!!!

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I know many people who have been told by frequent cruisers and even travel agents that Holland America Line is for seniors only. This simply is not true. As I write this I am 24 years old. I have been on 2 HAL ...
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Sail Date November 2007


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Rhea58

6 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

10 Days of BLiss

Started out looking for an Alaskan trip & saw this 10-dayer out of NYC & booked an outside guarantee as I traveled alone. Signed up for rollcall & volunteered to orchestrate our Meet & Greet of 60 pax. A fellow ...
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Sail Date February 2008


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Arridman

1 Review Written

A DAM GOOD CRUISE

This was our first Holland America cruise. We have sailed Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean and Carnival. It was our tenth cruise. I am 54 and my husband is 56. We arrived at the pier at 10:25. The Noordam had ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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speakertosuits

9 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Noordam Farewell Sailing from NYC

MS Noordam 10 Day Caribbean March 19-29, 2008 Summary: We had a great time on this cruise and being part of a Cruise Critics group made it even better. We last cruised on the Noordam in October 2006 and the ...
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Sail Date March 2008


gb avatar

gb

4 Reviews Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

If you are looking for a happening lively ship - Noordam is not it. don't get me wrong, it's a gorgeous ship - just the clientele is on the older side - 70's+. You find yourself walking around the ship ... very ...
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Sail Date November 2007


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Georgeny

24 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Our First Holland America cruise

Noordam ( Holland America ) 1-16-2008 through 1-26-2008 NY - sea - sea - Grand Turk - Tortola - St. Maarten - St. Thomas - San Juan - sea - sea - NY We are in our 50's, definite cruiseaholics having sailed over ...
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Sail Date January 2008


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mjandthebigguy

1 Review Written

The Agony and the Ecstasy

It seems to be the consensus of most fellow cruisers I talked with that Holland America didn't measure up to expectations this time. EMBARKATION. Our embarkation was virtually painless as we parked our car at the ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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Dark Angel

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Here goes: my review of our trip on MS Noordam March 21st - March 31st, 2007 departing New York, Eastern Caribbean. Sure that lots and lots of reviews already exist on both ship and route but I was so thrilled I ...
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Sail Date March 2007


Tony K avatar

Tony K

1 Review Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Embarkation - We arrived quite late, but registration was very smooth, something we heartily appreciated as my wife and I were traveling with our 4 young children. Unfortunately, some of our suitcases were covered ...
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Sail Date March 2007


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scaaty

10 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Noordam 03/10/2007 - 03/21/2007 Disclaimer - This is our opinions/observations and not intended to either agree or disagree with anyone! About us - DH 68 (retired), me (55) and still working. Overall we had a ...
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Sail Date March 2007


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ddubia

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

First cruise for myself, second cruise for the girlfriend. We took the Holland America bus from Boston. A 6+ hour bus ride that should have only taken 5 hours at the most. Return trip was 51/2 hours once they ...
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Sail Date April 2007


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newcruiser08820

6 Reviews Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Background: Two adults (mid 30s) and 6 years old daughter. Before her birth traveled a lot to Europe, but lately to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Dominica Rep, Jamaica. This was our first cruise ever. I have done ...
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Sail Date April 2007


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sulu1129

2 Reviews Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Embarkation- The embarkation in New York was very smooth. The previous cruise got in late to New York due to bad weather and we still were able to board before 1:00. Overall Experience- I am writing the review as ...
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Sail Date March 2007


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letsgomets

2 Reviews Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Our entire family - me, my wife, my children (ages 6 and 3 ½) and my parents - all had a fantastic trip on the Noordam's March 10 Southern Caribbean voyage out of NYC. We could hardly have asked for a more relaxing ...
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Sail Date March 2007


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WannaBGambla

12 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Noordam Jan. 6-17 We took Amtrak from the DC area and stayed overnight at the Hilton at Penn Station NJ; my son and his friend flew in from Miami. The hotel was great and the locally recommended Portuguese ...
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Sail Date January 2007


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HAL

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

I went on the Noordam as a family legacy trip, with my extended family (group of 15) taking up 6 cabins. The majority of this group including myself had sailed on at least one other HAL cruise (canada and alaska). I ...
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Sail Date December 2006


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realgearhead

21 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Let me start by saying this is our 17th cruise ,we have cruised on most of the major lines ,NCL, PRINCESS.CARNIVAL ,CELEBRITY, HOLLAND,RCC,. So we pretty much know what to expect as far as service ,food quality ...
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Sail Date November 2006


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Joanandjoe

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Overview Rating: 4* (Joe) 5* (Joan) What's not to like about a full suite, with the Neptune Lounge, Concierge Service, and breakfast in the Pinnacle Grill? With that, and our membership in the thermal suite and ...
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Sail Date November 2006


Steve avatar

Steve

20 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Background Information I must start with a disclaimer. I am not a paid spokesperson for HAL, though this review may give one that impression. This was our 16th cruise with most on either Celebrity or RCCL. We are ...
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Sail Date December 2006


Casey avatar

Casey

3 Reviews Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

We flew Jet Blue from Portland, OR to New York, overnight. Their leg room and service is great, but the seats only go back about 2 inches, so we couldn't sleep a wink. We decided to forego any New York City sights ...
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Sail Date February 2007


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ltjr

1 Review Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Please REPLACE this review with existing review entitled "Noordam Review" We just returned from an 11-night Southern Caribbean cruise on Holland America's Noordam. The group that traveled together was my partner ...
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Sail Date February 2007


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7x5090g

1 Review Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

This is my 4th cruise and also a 4th cruiseline. (I cruised with Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian before this). Travelling with my parents, in-laws, DW and my 3 year old. Booked a VF Balcony and got upgraded ...
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Sail Date October 2006


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Maraprince

8 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Noordam Review About Us  3 single well- traveled ladies all over 50 from NYC who arrived by private car. Secured VF veranda cabin as mid ship as humanly possible! Embarkation --10/14/06 sailing slightly delayed ...
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Sail Date October 2006


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Bouff

9 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

We were first time cruisers and didn't know what to expect other than the multitude of information gleaned from Cruise Critic! Firstly having just returned I have to say that I am now amazed at some of the little ...
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Sail Date October 2006


theodoron avatar

theodoron

1 Review Written

HAL - We're hooked!

DW and I are in our 50's and this was our second cruise. Our last cruise was on the Ryndam in the mid 90's. This was our first cruise on the new Vista class ships and I was looking forward to being on this ...
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Sail Date December 2007


Noordam Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.4
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Family2.04.1
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.04.3
Value For Money3.03.9
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