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South Pacific Noordam South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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Out of everything
"Sailed on Holland America four other times. Never on prior cruises was I told we are sorry but we out out of that. On this cruise we were told sorry we are out of diet caffeine free coke White Wines, Beers, Teas,..."Read More
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Norovirus spoiled our cruise!

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michael620

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

To the traveler who complained that his November 23 cruise from Auckland had the food service "locked down", at least you didn't get Norovirus like more than 200 of us did on the trip from Sydney to Auckland! Someone brought Norovirus onboard in Sydney (we had been fine from Hawaii to Sydney). The result was mass illness - passengers, crew, entertainers; all due to NO lockdown of self-serve for ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


A Dream of a Cruise

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Iris5383

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Our itinerary: 26-day Vancouver to Sydney, Oct. 13 to Nov. 9, 2019 We visited three ports in Hawaii, one in American Samoa, three in Fiji and three in New Caledonia. We explored Van Dusen Botanic Garden in Vancouver before the cruise. The gardens were gorgeous in mid-October and their were few people, giving us quiet time in many areas. There were still lots of flowers blooming with the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Out of everything

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jganem

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Sailed on Holland America four other times. Never on prior cruises was I told we are sorry but we out out of that. On this cruise we were told sorry we are out of diet caffeine free coke White Wines, Beers, Teas, Ice Creams, Limes, wafers for Ice Cream. I didn't pay all my money not to have the ship properly provisioned my table mates had the same problems and felt the same way, this made the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Dave Koz

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Sheriee

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Thoroughly enjoyed Dave Koz and Friends and the entertainment package!! The actual cruise ship, Noordam, is pitiful. It is dated, worn out, and in need of complete remodeling. The furniture is tired, and the bathroom in our suite never looked clean. There is plenty of closet space in the suite which we appreciated. On other cruises when we had a suite, we had concierge like service. On ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


Holland America - Not Many Pluses

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Sonexxx

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Having cruised with a number of different lines over the years we chose our first Holland America cruise recently because of the destinations it was going to in the South Pacific. After having been on the ‘geriatric express’ that is Princess Cruises (because it was going o PNG) we were a little apprehensive but told that HAL appealed to the more discerning traveller wishing to ‘experience’ fine ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Amazing Trip

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Cruisers1013

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I have read some of the reviews about this cruise and couldn't disagree more with some. We are 3 star mariners with Holland America - not that this means anything - other than we wouldn't cruise Holland America if we didn't appreciate what they do; but we have also taken other cruises. I would agree that the ship could use some updating - but our suite was very acceptable. The food was very ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Good in Parts

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marinermari

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose to do this 38 day cruise from Vancouver to Auckland because it we had wanted to cross the Pacific and also visit New Zealand. We have cruised on Noordam about 5 times so we’re aware she is in need of refurbishment and although parts were tired the ambience mostly made up for this. What we didn’t expect was the amount of infections throughout the ship. It was obvious from any of the ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


38 day cruise across Pacific starting 30th September from Vancouver

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wanderlust 1950

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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 windows are a mess with all the botched efforts to patch up seals. The crew is fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble. Certain things niggled with regard to food. They twice ran out of ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Noordam Beware!

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Steveoka

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We booked a signature suite on this cruise which showed on the HAL website as being a newly refurbished suite with new couch and chairs,marble top counters ,big screen TV on the wall and bright fresh interior but what we actually got when we came onboard is a tired old suite with marks all over the walls,an old bathroom with old grubby shower curtains, an old TV that you couldn’t make out what was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


One of the best cruises we took.

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popoki1

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation: Since we live in Hawaii, it was just a short drive to Aloha Tower. First of all, as far as Holland was concern, it was great and fast. Very friendly and they were so helpful. Now regarding security at Aloha Tower, that was a different story. They told us were to go and when we got there, they told us to go back to another place. Without getting into details, I thought TSA was ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


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