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New York (Manhattan) Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Noordam
Destination
New York (Manhattan)

Traveler rating

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Average

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Poor

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Terrible

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65 New York (Manhattan) Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews


supersteve333 avatar

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


Addict avatar

Addict

2 Reviews Written

Xmas & New Year 2007 - comparison with X

Just finished our first cruise on HAL - the Noordam Xmas and New Year cruise out of New York. Overall we had a brilliant cruise, but this was mainly due to the friends we cruised with, the brilliant tours we did, ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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Kruzrazkal

2 Reviews Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Having sailed with Holland America 6 times before, I looked forward to this voyage with great anticipation. Overall, we had an excellent trip, with a few exceptions noted below. I traveled with 3 other adults, all ...
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Sail Date April 2007


cv322 avatar

cv322

5 Reviews Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

We sailed on the beautiful Noordam 10/20/07 out of NY, 11 days to the southern Caribbean. It was just my SO and myself. Embarkation for us was a breeze, probably because we arrived at the pier somewhat late. We ...
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Sail Date October 2007


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crzr

1 Review Written

Holiday Cruising Caribbean Style

Background: The three of us have about 18 months of cruising experience total on a variety of ships. Although we have sailed on Holland America (HAL) before, this was our first cruise on the Noordam, the latest in ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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kreemmer

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Comparing HAL with Princess. Which one wins?

Background- My husband and I are in our late 50's -early 60's, both professionals from South NJ. Most recently we have been on 8 Princess cruises. Since we have cruised with Princess the most and most recently, they ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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nyfamily

1 Review Written

Dam good family vacation

Embarkation: The Noordam arrived late due to a storm at sea the day before. Therefore, we did not get to board as early as we would have liked. We were sent to Pier 88 and given a number and told to wait for our # ...
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Sail Date March 2008


Arridman avatar

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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JDOUGLEJ

5 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY

Our last 4 cruises have been on RCCL Voyager, Caribbean Princess, Carnival Conquest, and now HAL Noordam. Before every cruise I read every review understanding that there will be some cruisers that never complain ...
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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


Freedom55 avatar

Freedom55

12 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Noordam March 8 - 19 2008

Noordam - March 8 - 19 review Embarkation: Everything went very smooth. We arrived at the pier earlier than we expected (about 10 a.m.) and dropped the luggage at the front of the terminal. The others went to get ...
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Sail Date March 2008


Dark Angel avatar

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


ddubia avatar

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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CruiseQueen13

5 Reviews Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

Background: We are a party of 5 - 68, 67, 49, 44, 13. The seniors in our group have been on 20+ cruises and the three of us have been on 10+. We've all sailed Carnival, HAL, Princess, Celebrity, Costa, RCCL & NCL. ...
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Sail Date March 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


letsgomets avatar

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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iliv2cruz

10 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

Noordam 11/10 - 11/21/07 Southern Caribbean Background: We've taken 11 cruises in the last 6 years, 3 Celebrity, 3 Princess, 3 RCI, and 2 HAL (both Noordam). Above mentioned were all wonderful voyages. This 11 day ...
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Sail Date November 2007


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monsoon20009

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

My friend Ed joined me on the Noordam for a 10 day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean to celebrate my 50th birthday. We decided to splurge and booked a Category SC deluxe suite in the spring on a guarantee booking. ...
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Sail Date November 2007


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


Steve avatar

Steve

20 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Noordam 12/1-12/12/2007 - Another Great Noordam Cruise!

This was our 17th cruise and our second on HAL. We did the 10-night on Noordam last December. Most of our previous cruises were on RCCL and Celebrity. Embarkation: Once we made it through the impossible traffic ...
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Sail Date December 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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bosoxguy77

1 Review Written

Holland America was a train wreck

Let me start by saying this was my first cruise. My girlfriend came with me and she has cruised on every line out here and cruised about 15 times. My expectations are what she had described to me from the ...
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Sail Date January 2008


lkclossen avatar

lkclossen

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another Adventure in Paradise!

Noordam Review December 12-22, 2007 This was our (Curt 52 and Linda 51) 22nd cruise and our first on HAL. We sure have found a new home. As I packed the night before our departure Northwest called and told me ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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Mr Veendam

3 Reviews Written

Dam good time on the Noordam

Hi all well I'm back 5 days since my 11 day S Caribbean cruise on the Noordam out of NYC ! First time ever cruising from NYC in the winter time .2/16 to 2/27 .First off this was my 7 time on HAL and 70 over all ...
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Sail Date February 2008


Pat avatar

Pat

9 Reviews Written

1001 Desserts!

EMBARKATION: Smooth, my son was on deck to see me off. He later left when it was time to leave. PUBLIC ROOMS: Rooms were clean albeit small, but preferred it this way to have wider hallways. CABIN: Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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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