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Noordam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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7 Night Alaskan Explorer Via Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 16, 2007
Ship: Noordam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 10 years ago

The Noordam was immaculate, both inside and out, and very well run. It is a floating luxury hotel. I have never been so pampered in my life. The shore side excursions that I took were pricy, but they added so much to the experience of the trip that the cost was worth it.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Very good! The singers in the live performances were gifted.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff went out of their way to be attentive.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
At 936 feet and 82,000 tons, the ship is very large and surprisingly seaworhty. The public areas and decor were far better than I expected.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Considering that space is a premium on ships, the stateroom was not that small. It was very clean and the bed was very comfortable.
5 out of 5
A charming town, my favorite! The excursion to Misty Fjords was cancelled because of the rain, but folks say it is spectacular.
Don't Miss: Zip lining through the rain forest was a gas!
5 out of 5
A very clean Canadian city.
Don't Miss: The castle.
5 out of 5
Another nice town! The Raptor Center is well worth it. They were caring for several injured eagles while we were their.
Don't Miss: On the otter watching trip, we saw about 100 otters, several dozen eagles, and 2 or 3 whales.
5 out of 5
A nice town and so many things to see and do.
Don't Miss: The whale watching and Mendenhall glacier trip. We saw 15 - 20 whales and were within 15 feet of a black bear at Mendenall glacier.

Pros: The service provided by the staff

Cons: I don't have any negatives worth comment

Recommends Noordam? Yes!

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