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Noordam is the last of four Vista class ships built for Holland America Line. The Noordam was the first Holland America ship to incorporate the line's Signature Of Excellence upgrades which include a show kitchen for culinary programs and expanded youth activities.

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 Professional Reviews

Linda Faseason

2006-03-15Eastern Caribbean

A CRUISING EVOLUTION The Noordam is a brand new ship sailing from NYC that sets more

52users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Jonathan and Joanne 54 7 Southern and Eastern Caribbean

    Magnificent crew, ship and food. Of the other cruiselines I've been on, HAL has the best food I've had the pleasure to partake. Almost unbelievable how they can produce such mouth-watering more

    24 users found this review helpful.
  • Jamal Al Wakeel 55 2 Rome Civitavecchia

    I am one of the attendee of Family Medicine Conference; a 10-Night Roman Empire Cruise Conference from Rome, Italy; conducted by CME Cruise Conference which was held on October 5 - 15, 2011. more

    33 users found this review helpful.
  • Rick 63 18 eastern med

    Our room had a terrible sewage smell for much of the cruise. I reported it twice. The first time the steward notified engineering and engineering said it was the stewards problem. The smell more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Albert Pisarenkov 69 1 ROME TO rOME

    I will never recommend somebody this ship. It was the worth experience in my life. Food in all you can eat buffet is like food in High School Cafeteria. The shore excursions are TOURIST TRAP. more

    46 users found this review helpful.
  • Ray Niacaris 62 2 Eastern Mediterranean

    Mediterranean cruise July 8-18 2009 Line: Holland America Ship: Noordam This was our second cruise; the first was with Carnival, Elation to the Mexican Riviera. If you want more

    345 users found this review helpful.
  • Natalie Reyfman 35 1 roman empire Rome-Croatia-Corfu-Ephesus-Santorini-Athens-Messina-Rome

    Noordam was truly a terrible experience. The worst thing was the children's pool. During our 10 days on the cruise it was only cleaned once and only after we complained to the ship's staff more

    28 users found this review helpful.
  • K Gustafson 58 6 Rome-Croatia-Corfu-Ephesus-Santorini-Athens-Messina-Rome

    This was the absolute best cruise of all for a family! The ports provided a buffet of sights for our grandsons and a real opportunity for them to see a brief, but comprehensive, view of the more

    53 users found this review helpful.
  • josh 44 2 Roman Empire

    The service was OK, our room was clean but the best thing was the meals. They were delicious, and much better than I expected. The room was excellent. It was clean and the hallway was more

    43 users found this review helpful.
  • Darren 34 2 Eastern Med

    HAL is terrible at handling any problems that arise. We had multiple problems. Most of them small, but a couple of them major and they simply have no ability or willingness to fix problems. It' more

    44 users found this review helpful.
  • E. Kilpatrick

    59 11 Southern Caribbean

    EMBARKATION: We went to the pier and took an elevator to the embarkation area, we were given a number and sat down until we heard our number called.  (about ¾ of an hour)  We more

    117 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1918
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:1350
  • Inaugurated:2006
  • Space Ratio:42.9
  • Gross Tonnage:82,300
  • Crew:820
  • Length:935 ft.