Excellent service and excellent food.

Noordam Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

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7 Night Glacier Discovery Southbound (Anchorage To Vancouver)
Sail Date: May 22, 2016
Ship: Noordam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 5122
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

The service from the Noordam staff was outstanding! 

 

95% of the food was outstanding.  The bread, desserts, and pastries were gourmet.  Steaks were not the highest grade of beef and tended toward overcooked. 

 

The room was well maintained and the view from the balcony was great. 

 

The fitness center was small and too hot - about 76 deg F.  Minimal free weights and few stationary bikes. 

 

Shore excursions - especially ziplining and snorkeling were awesome! 

 

BB King Blues Band was outstanding.

 

Onboard activities tended toward an older, sedentary, affluent crowd.  Would appreciate more onboard activities for younger, active folks.

 

Alcoholic drinks were expensive and the selection of bourbon and scotch at the medium to higher end were very limited.

 

 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Get a balcony for the AK cruises. Too much beauty to miss if you can't watch all the time.

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