Noordam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaskan Explorer Via Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 20, 2007
Ship: Noordam
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
The cleanliness of the ship was very noticeable 24/7. Though the cleaning agents were overwhelming at times, it was still great to see. I would highly recommend Ms. Noordam. We are first time Holland America cruisers. Previously we cruised with Royal Carribean and they pale in comparison to Holland. We are looking forward to travelling with you again.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Absolutely incredible food! Again, we've only been on one other cruise ship - Royal Carribean and I didn't gain 1 lb. However, I gained a whopping 5 lbs. on Holland. And, I didn't mind a bit. I've already lost the 5 lbs. though!!!


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
The highlight of the trip for me was the helicopter ride over the glaciers and landing and being able to walk around.
3 out of 5
Wasn't enough time on land.
5 out of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed Sitka. It was our favorite city because it was so quaint. We saw seals, bald eagles and otters from the tenders. Incredible experience.

Pros: FOOD

Cons: That our luggage was left out in the rain at the Seattle Airport. I located our luggage from a window in the eating area. It was easy to spot it was Diane Von Furstenberg's Hearts Collection. No one else on board had. Though the luggage was very very damp when it was delivered to our room, it di

Recommends Noordam? Yes!

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