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Holland America Line Noordam Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Shonajane

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We had our MiddLe Eastern cruise cancelled and thought that by sailing around our own New Zealand and Australia we would be fine. It was great, we managed to book another cruise for the return to Australia but sadly they cancelled that in the week we had as a stopover in Auckland. Understand the situation completely. The Noordam is perfect for size for us, love the crew, well presented ship with ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


A Huge Disappointmemnt

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Stephrharris

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had heard good things about Holland America and it was going to places we wanted to visit. We have been on many cruises before always using Cunard, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean in the past without criticism. However, from the moment we boarded we were disappointed. The ship looked very tired. Our stateroom had a balcony and we had paid a lot of money for it. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Never again

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Bellsallino

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The itinerary was good. A place we had never been before and very much wanted to see. We Hadn't been with HAL before but will never go with them again. Extortionate drinks prices, happy hour lasted 15 minutes in BB kings. Entertainment rubbish other than BBkings. Food luke warm, not much choice for vegetarians, lots of pasta and pizza and salad. They were proud of the fact they would make you some ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Amazing cruise of New Zealand

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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draftxhorselover

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

14 days on the newly renovated Noordam and felt thoroughly pampered every day. From the outstanding service of the room attendants to the doting Main Dining room staff ( we had a fixed 8pm seating and loved it!) this was a fabulous cruise. Turned out to be the retirement cruise of our HAL Captain John Scott so there we’re lots of unique touches and events to commemorate the event. The casino ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great family holiday

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Expatcat

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We chose this cruise for the number of port stops and we weren’t disappointed! We got a great feel for New Zealand. We travelled with children between 7-14 and they all had a great time. Kids clubs were entertaining and staff were wonderful with them. Although decor was a little dated, cabins were a great size and layout. Balconies were spacious. The new flat screen TVs with on-demand movies were ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with children


Great Itinerary But Found HAL's Shipboard Execution Lacking

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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rwcorne

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We choose this cruise for the itinerary, which we loved. The Noordam is an older ship but is well designed and in good shape. The cabin decor was a bit dated but the cabin was well equipped and layed out well. The Positives: Room Service was punctual, hot and got our orders right every time. It is a limited menu, but we were happy. Laundry Service was prompt and they did a good job washing ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Most Enjoyable

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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austinozz

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it fitted with the dates we were available, due to work commitments. We had been to NZ before on a different cruise line, but love the place so repeat was not a problem. Embarkation was handled well, we had a balcony cabin on deck 5 midship. Décor a little tired but cabin was roomy enough and found plenty of space for storage. Cabin attendants were great, plenty ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Completely overpriced cruise on an outdated ship

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Vobafan

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We we chose this trip because the dates fit perfectly. the price seemed justfiedbut then on bord, the cheapest wine 9 $ the cocktail 10$ always +15% Service. The The wine in the glas was manageable and the alcohol in the Cocktails barely noticeable. None of the tours offered by HAL was acceptable. For a Train ride in Port Chambers charges HAL 390 $, when booking direktly in the station, the same ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great way to see NZ and Australia

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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ohiomary

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We are a family of 5, traveling with 3 daughters in their 20’s. Let me start by saying that we had a nice time on this cruise and it was a good value for the money for a holiday cruise. But there is certainly room for improvement by HAL. First the high points. I have nothing but the utmost respect for the crew. They work incredibly hard, always with smiles on their faces. A special ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Good overall, but overdoing things the first few days

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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monalisa115

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation port in Sydney is White Bay, not as convenient as Circular Quay, and not at all scenic, being a commercial port. The day before embarkation we received an email advising us not to arrive before one. It would have been much better for planning had the email arrived earlier. We arrived shortly after one and embarkation was fairly smooth; our cabin was also ready. Buffet: For the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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