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New York (Manhattan) Holland America Line Noordam Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Noordam
Destination
New York (Manhattan)

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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


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Got2goaway

1 Review Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

History: We are a family of four. Our children are ages 8 and 5. This our 3rd cruise with our children. DH and myself have been on a total of 7 cruises together. We have been on NCL, Carnival and Princess. This was ...
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Sail Date February 2007


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mamaofami

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

First, I have never done cruise critic before, and I want to thank each and every one of you who responded to my questions on these boards. You were very informative and helped make my cruise more enjoyable. My ...
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Sail Date February 2007


Grant avatar

Grant

2 Reviews Written

Noordam - Western Caribbean

I am from the UK, Gay and travelling with my partner and was unsure of what to expect of a cruise departing from New York, with a cruise line that i had read was renowned for its mainly older american crowd (i had ...
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Sail Date November 2006


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Boobah

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

We are a couple of bottom-feeding DINKS (dual income, no children) in our early 30's who work very hard (as a nanny and a realtor, respectively) in NYC who wanted a no-muss, no-fuss winter vacation to The Caribbean. ...
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Sail Date March 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


Pat avatar

Pat

9 Reviews Written

Noordam - Southern Caribbean

I just returned from an 11 night cruise on the Noordam, sailing to the Southern Caribbean. We left New York City, sailing past Lady Liberty (a spectacular sight in itself) and headed for open water. The sea was a ...
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Sail Date November 2006


Bouff avatar

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


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JustinF4068

1 Review Written

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

My name is Justin and ... All right, I'm new to Cruise Critic, but this was my second cruise. It was the Feb 22, 2006 Maiden Voyage of Holland America Line's new ms Noordam IV. My first cruise was also with HAL on ...
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Sail Date February 2006


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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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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


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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iliv2cruz

10 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Noordam - Eastern Caribbean

3/21/07 - 3/31/07 Embarkation: We started our trip with the HA bus transfer from Boston to NY. We were very fortunate that this bus went straight to NY (no stops as previously indicated) We left Boston ~6:40am and ...
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Sail Date March 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


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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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


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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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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


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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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


Rhea58 avatar

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


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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