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MS Noordam

OVERVIEW: Noordamoffers a wide range of public rooms with a reasonably intimate atmosphere and the overall feel of the ship is quite homely and comforting, with fresh flowers everywhere, as well as some nicely showcased Dutch artifacts from the 16th and 17th centuries.


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MS Noordam
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Western Europe
By on 11th Sep 2014
We booked this cruise with a totally open mind and having only done two ship visits on HAL ships in Dover and we were interested to try a new cruise line. We are both elite members on Celebrity, so... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 10th Sep 2014
The ship was very comfortable and the public areas were attractive. The artwork was really interesting. The Library/coffee area was a great idea. We travelled with friends and were given... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 9th Sep 2014
First the good - this was our first time on Holland America, we were hoping it was going to be like Celebrity and for the most part it was, but a few things were not quite so good... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Europe
By on 6th Sep 2014
We normally travel with P@O but this time we tried Holland America Line and what a mistake that was we had a cleaner vacuuming around our feet during our lunch, we had two men painting our balcony so... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 26th Aug 2014
I have just got back from a cruise on the Noordam – Holland American cruise line with my wife and 15 year old son. I am starting this review at the end of the cruise due to the event that... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Adriatic
By on 4th Aug 2014
Just returned from a wonderful cruise on the Noordam. It was our first time with HAL and it wont be are last. Firstly the Embarkation from Rome was quick and easy and we were on board within 10 mins... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 26th Jul 2014
What an experience!! Well we sailed from Rome to Venice onboard the hollandamerica Noordam first impressions were a nice looking ship not as big as her sister the neiw Amsterdam... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Europe
By on 21st Jul 2014
We cruised on HAL's Noordam out of Barcelona at the beginning of July. This was our 3rd HAL cruise - Alaska and Norwegian Ffiords previously - and there's no doubt that like other cruise lines, they... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 20th Jul 2014
We had some good news and celebrated with a cruise on the noordaam It was comfortable There was always somewhere to sit and we found it relaxing We enjoyed the food in the buffet and in the main... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 20th Jul 2014
We had some good news and celebrated with a cruise on the noordaam It was comfortable There was always somewhere to sit and we found it relaxing We enjoyed the food in the buffet and in the main... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Adriatic
By on 17th Jul 2014
My husband is disabled and when we were dropped off at the port by a private car he was left standing. We asked for a chair and the port porters were very kind and provided us with one until the... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 12th Jul 2014
We are regular cruisers and have been on the Nieuw Amsterdam and the Westerdam, as well as several ships from other companies. This was a 22 night cruise from Venice to Barcelona, and was very port... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Caribbean
By on 7th Jul 2014
Our first cruise, took a lot of thought . We chose the Caribbean because you can fly direct with Virgin and be in the sunshine in 9 hours, no rough seas , no delays as your holiday starts immediately... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Adriatic
By on 6th Jul 2014
This was our first cruise with HAL, having done over 30 cruises with RCI we thought that we would try another cruise line.There were good and not so good things about this cruise/company... Read More »
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6 of 11 people found this useful
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 2nd Jul 2014
Holland/ America is not five star, just got of Noordam, toilet would not flush on four occasions. First time I emtied the bath the room was flooded with black slime... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Mediterranean
By on 7th Jun 2014
I went on the 11 day cruise from Manchester to Venice and back via Rome. I was going alone as my companion was ill and could not come, therefore although a little anxious I looked forward to what was... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Europe
By on 25th May 2014
Never having sailed on Holland America Line before we were looking forward to a new experience. We loved the ship, not too big but still with enough to keep us occupied for the 22 days we were on her... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Europe
By on 25th May 2014
We have cruised with HAL 9 times and are going again in Europe this fall. We have also cruised many times on the 3 small Seabourn ships. we have ben on the Ryndam 3 times and the Noordam twice as... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Caribbean
By on 1st Mar 2014
We chose this cruise originating in Ft Lauderdale to get some sunshine, to see some of the Caribbean islands we had not previously visited and to meet up with Canadian relatives with whom we have... Read More »
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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / MS Noordam / Caribbean
By on 25th Feb 2014
We have just returned from 3 super weeks on Holland American Noordam, sailing out of Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean. Embarkation was very smooth with no waiting time ... Read More »
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