Totally dissatisfied!

Noordam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 23

Overall rating:

2 out of 5
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11 Night Southern Caribbean Wayfarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 05, 2015

Ship: Noordam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1110

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

The room  was nice comfortable and in good location which was great and the cabin men took good care of us. Beyond that the rest is very much on the negative. Entertainment was marginal at best, additional entertainment areas were too small and not condusive to watching, one venue  BB King band definitely too loud for the small room they were playing in. The ventriloquist had only a few minutes at the end of his act which was entertaining the rest was terrible. The food was not what I had become accustomed to on cruise ships and the seating arrangements were poor and uninviting. Now for the biggest disappointment which were the excursions. The tour guides where more in a hurry to get you there and back then they were about providing scenery and educating you about the historical aspects of the islands. In particular one excursion (St. Thomas) was like getting on a van and speeding to the end which was only a shop to purchases things. Felt like I spent $49.00 just to be taken to a gift shop. In summary the worst cruise ever.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
food was terrible sent back twice didn't eat one meal meat too tough

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
do not provide a movie for entertainment, also what were you thinkiing providing basketball for seniors at leat you could of provided a at least you could provide a golf simulator


1 out of 5
just plain and simple bad bad bad

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

3 out of 5
dining atendents slow and somewhat disorganized. Cabin men Ronnie and partner where great

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
clean, layout not good

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Ronnie and partner took great pride and care in ensuring our satisfaction.

Ship tip

Only good thing about this ship was the library and the lido breakfast area.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

1 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

3 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

3 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

1 out of 5
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