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Holland America Line Noordam Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
Noordam
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29

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29 Holland America Line Noordam Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


austinozz avatar

austinozz

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Most Enjoyable

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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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lyndarra

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Another Great With My Friend HAL

Of fourteen cruises this was my third with HAL. It was nice to renew our acquaintance after a five year hiatus. I'm happy to say that HAL have maintained their high standard, mostly. More on that later. We came ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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wanderlust 1950

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

38 day cruise across Pacific starting 30th September from Vancouver

The Noordam is badly needing refurbished in certain areas. Rust on balconies, grubby corridors. It looks a bit tired and dated. The sitting area immediately outside the Lincoln centre really needs attention. The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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knittinggirl

25 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great Tour Overall, but EXC tours Dropped Overall Rating

Noordam 82318 tons 918 cabins Last Drydock 2018 9/28/2017 Room 6090 The Good Our room was in a great location! Only a few rooms aft of the midship elevator. We had two panoramic midship ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Janet Savage

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A good cruise but not outstanding (my LONG review)

We scored a great price on a 15-day HAL cruise from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand. Perhaps the price was so affordable because a) November is a less popular travel window (our itinerary included ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Spillett

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Was a lovely winter escape

Friend had recommended. A last minute decision to take a holiday following long wet winter. Purchased just a month ahead of sailing, online, and overall very pleased with cruise. Very good value. Prices were ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Stoertebecker

1 Review Written

Exploring the SouthPacific from Vancouver/Canada to Auckland aboard the Noordam

My wife and I spent 42 days aboard the Noordam, a medium size cruiseship of Holland America Line for about 2000 passengers from Sept. 24 to Nov. 6, 2017. This was just trhe right time for us with pleasant ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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DeerInSnow

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good destination. Great food, onboard activities lacking, entertainment bland.

To seem Denali after missing it 19 years ago. It was well worth the wait. Train trip from Anchorage was stunning. Experience, overall, was enjoyable. Noordam shows its age but service was excellent along with ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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amooreccr

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Overall a good cruise

I chose this cruise because after visiting the interior of Alaska and going to Skagway, I wanted to experience the Southeast and the Inside Passage. My primary criterion for the cruise was to visit to Glacier Bay ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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PatfromPa

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time on HAL

Really enjoyed my first cruise onHAL Was on a cruise land tour through Discover Alaska and they are affiliated with HAL. The ship was very nice and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and the ports of call. alaska was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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noone

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Noordam Vancouver to Alaska VA5088

My husband and I wanted a nice relaxing cruise. We drove from our home in Northern BC to Vancouver so we could combine road trip sightseeing on the way o the cruise and back home. We booked midship as I am very ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Castoffs

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Stunning view of Sydney Harbour from our Cabin

We had already been on the Volendam with HAL and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and this cruise was visiting the South Pacific and Hawaii. We were on board 16 nights Sydney to Honolulu we felt this was long ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Senior Single

16 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

Lots to do for wine lovers

I never sailed the islands of the Pacific, and this was a perfect opportunity to do so. A few days in Sydney prior to sailing allowed two visits to Hunter Valley (two different companies) and a lunch at the top of ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Darwould

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Noordam Vancouver to Auckland 43 days

This cruise was for the New Zealand Destinations... with a lot of great port stops along the way. Noordam is our fifth HA ship, and much the same facilities as the others. It seemed that the temperature control ...
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Sail Date February 2017


Jaylaw2 avatar

Jaylaw2

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Noordam to New Zealand and Australia

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We wanted to visit Tasmania and Melbourne, and this cruise went to both. In retrospect, an overnight in melbourne would have been good, Pros- The food in the Main Dining ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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FORSTERGADABOUT

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Good Value & Relaxing Cruise

We chose this cruise as it fitted in with our annual company closedown in January each year, when we must take most of our annual holiday leave. The price was great for this peak holiday time in Australia. Both the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Laura1025

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Overall nice cruise line, some staff could have been a little more friendly.

Before my father passed away last year he told my sister and I to take a cruise after he was gone. My brother in law has been to every state in the USA except Alaska. We chose the land and sea Alaskan package ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Grantdale49

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Good Ending to Yukon and Alaska Tour

We are in our mid 60's and are not interested in noisy entertainment ship life. Travelled around Yukon and Alaska with HAL then returned to Vancouver on Noordam. Boarding at Seward very quick, with just the security ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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ibfishing2

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise but........

This is our third cruise with Holland Cruise line. We have enjoyed all of them but a little disappointed this time because we had to miss two ports that we were looking forward to visiting. The ship had ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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boyfromoz

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great way to spend Christmas and New Year

We sailed on the Noordam in Cabin SS6109 ( a Signature Suite) as a novel way to spend Christmas and New Year and avoid all the hype that can be attached to buying and preparing expensive food and indulging in the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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OMonarch

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Value for the Money

This was our fifth HAL cruise and again a very good experience (we've taken over 20 cruises ranging from Epirotiki to Cunard and Renaissance), The ship was exceedingly clean and well maintained. The cabin service ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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cruzzer2014

1 Review Written

First time not the charm

We picked this cruise especially for the ports of call. First time on Holland America. We were delighted to find the passengers mainly mature adults and that the staff welcomed family groups, many celebrating ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Tuney

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful HAL Experience. Our First Time Ever in Europe

As usual the service, was exemplary. We have sailed previously on Zaandam, Zuiderdam, and the maiden season of Niew Amsterdam. So, we felt right at home almost immediately when we boarded Noordam at Barcelona. The ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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dons10

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise and a good time better if you go on your own

Nice cruise. The port is a bit of a distance from Rome but only about an hour from the airport. We checked into our room and the boarding process went very smoothly. By the time we had a bite of late lunch our bags ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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Annalise

13 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Pack Your Patience

Let me begin by saying that my husband & I are seasoned cruisers. We have sailed everything from Carnival to Crystal & this was our 15th cruise. We cruised with 4 other couples. We are all seniors (50-70). We like ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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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