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Noordam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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8 Night Alaska (Vancouver Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 12, 2018

Ship: Noordam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1046

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We were told by HA that selected our cabin placement and it was the worst we've ever received right next to the engine. This was our third time using and our Fifth time using Holland America. Once we boarded the ship HA guest services did the best they could to give us a better room. We won't be using again.


4 out of 5
No fault of HA, but due to so many ships at dock getting our passports cleared and processed took way to long!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Not as many activities as we had last time we were on the same ship.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All were extremely friendly, helpful. Guest services were able to move us from the bad cabin placed us in that was next to the engine

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
For the age of the ship, was in good shape, crews were everywhere cleaning every day! And friendly while doing so!

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

Due for a little updates of decor!

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5
Was not a port of visit, but we came one day early to see the sights as we left from Vancouvar, wish we had more time to visit it!

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Highly suggest hike to Nugget a Falls!

Haines, Alaska

4 out of 5
Highly suggest you contact Kelleen "Lynn View Lodge" and rent a car to see Haines, 907-766-3713!

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

2 out of 5
Not much there to see or do.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Highly suggest a float plane trip with Pirate Aviation, this was a highlight of our vacation!


3 out of 5
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