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Noordam Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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7 Night Glacier Discovery Northbound (Vancouver To Anchorage)
Sail Date: June 12, 2016
Ship: Noordam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8017
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This was our first cruise and boy what a cruise it was!  The ship was amazing!  The service was over the top!  The weather was perfect!  There were many times I was just taking it all in and had tears in my eyes because I couldn't believe I was really in Alaska and being able to experience the beauty of the Last Frontier.  Our cruise planner took care of every detail and then some.  I would highly recommend taking an Alaskan Cruise in your lifetime.  Granted we were very fortunate to have wonderful weather for our cruise; but even in typical Alaskan drizzle and clouds, the sights will still be wonderful to see.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Every single staff member greeted us at any time we saw them. Every single time! Our room stewards and dining room attendants knew our names.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Loved our room. Very comfortable bed and bathroom. Room stewards took care of our every need. Loved our balcony view and I would recommend to anyone taking a cruise to upgrade to a balcony if you can. Especially going to Alaska and not wanting to miss any of the sights you might see.

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5
Sea Bands work wonders and drug free to those that might be susceptible to the motion of the open sea.
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Taku Lodge Float Plane Excursion is a must do!
5 out of 5
Loved the town and all that there was to see in Skagway. Liarsville tour was not much to see there.

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
Loved the view from every angle of the ship.
5 out of 5
Upgrade to the train ride from Seward to Anchorage. Wonderful sights to see and the train is very comfortable.
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