Noordam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Deck Hand

Experience
7+ cruises

Review
1

Helpful Votes
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4 out of 5

The overall cruise was exceptional

Sail Date: October 25, 2006

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

This would have been the best cruise ever if it were not for the abysmal boarding experience in NY. However, everything that occurred after boarding was exceptional. The physical shape of the ship, the outstanding service from the entire crew, and the quality of the food were exceptional. We have never been on a cruise where all of the crew, including the maintenance workers and deck hands, always greeted us cordially wherever we were on the ship. This is a testament to the philosophy from from the top down.

Pros: The new ship, the outstanding service on board, and great food.

Cons: The toataly disorganized, and long wait to board the ship in NY

Recommends Noordam? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
The steward,assistant steward, and the wine steward were terriffic
Cabin / Stateroom
The steward was simply the best.
Service and Staff
Entertainment
The management philosophy reflects the service that was provided by all crew members. The overall crew interaction was the best encountered on any cruise.
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
The beaches were accesible, the shops, and eating establishments were great, and the retail personnel were very friendly.
Don't Miss: This is a "don't miss stop" with beaches, and shopping
Grand Turk Island
Grand Turk had an exceptional beach, but limited shopping. The retail personnel were not very friendly,
Don't Miss: This is not a "don't miss"
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
The beaches were accesible, the shops, and eating establishments were great, and the retail personnel were very friendly.
Don't Miss: This is a "don't miss stop" with beaches, and shopping
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan is always a good stop. The shopping, beaches, and restaurants are inviting, and a mixture of familiar State Side Locations, and Spanish style establishments..
Don't Miss: See above.
Grand Turk Island
Grand Turk had an exceptional beach, but limited shopping. The retail personnel were not very friendly,
Don't Miss: This is not a "don't miss"
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas is a place where the beaches are accessible, and the shopping is the best. The peple are extremely friendly
Don't Miss: This is definitly a " don't miss stop" with exceptional beaches, and shopping
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas is a place where the beaches are accessible, and the shopping is the best. The peple are extremely friendly
Don't Miss: This is definitly a " don't miss stop" with exceptional beaches, and shopping
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
The beaches were distant, and the shopping was limited. The retail personnel were not very friendly.
Don't Miss: This is not a "don't miss"
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan is always a good stop. The shopping, beaches, and restaurants are inviting, and a mixture of familiar State Side Locations, and Spanish style establishments..
Don't Miss: See above.
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
The beaches were distant, and the shopping was limited. The retail personnel were not very friendly.
Don't Miss: This is not a "don't miss"


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