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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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Shore Excursions

 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
  • Joseph

    55 20+ Eastern Caribbean

    O verall Noordam is a great ship. Facilities are excellent from the dining rooms to the restrooms. Staff constantly cleaning the ship day and night, and I've never seen a ship so clean more

    59 users found this review helpful.
  • Theresa James

    54 7 Classic Europe

    BOOKING: Our first HAL cruise was aboard the Noordam (Rome to Barcelona cruise date: May, 2002). Because of the impeccable service, great ports and overall satisfaction with that cruise, more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Sue Frost

    n/a First Cruise Baltic Capitals

    I have just returned from our first cruise holiday with Holland America on MS Noordam. We had such a fantastic time we are already planning our next cruise! We checked in a few more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Michael

    n/a n/a Southern Caribbean

    If you are from the warmer areas of the earth, you may like your cabin with temperatures in the high 80's ore 90's. Also, if you have taken a cruise in the past on Commodore Lines or more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Chris Horace

    42 1 Baltic Sea

    I am a seasoned traveler who has been to two dozen countries throughout the world. I travel on business and pleasure and have been to Europe about 25 times. On this trip I took my more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Juanita McLoughlin

    63 First Cruise Nothbound European Capitals

    Here is my review of my 14 day "dream vacation" on HAL MS. Noordam, May 26 - June 9, 2002 ... from Civitavecchia, Rome to Copenhagen, Denmark, with 10 shore stops in-between...did I tell more

    21 users found this review helpful.
  • Wim de Wit

    59 5 Southern Caribbean

    The food was very good both in the restaurant and in the Lido. The service of the staff was excellent and friendly in the restaurants as well as in the more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Michael Keri

    n/a 4 Western Caribbean

    Well, first the ship was old and loud. The crew were very polite and friendly. The ports we visited were for the most part nice. The problem with this cruise is not the staff or more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • James Tagliani

    n/a 21 Rome To Istanbul

    Embarkation: B-      We arrived in Rome the evening before to get over the jet lag from the west coast and to make sure we gave ourselves some room incase more

    13 users found this review helpful.
  • Kitty

    n/a Panama Canal NOT FOUND

    I am an over-55 widowed female. I have cruised before, but this was my first experience traveling solo. In order to trim expenses, I booked as a single in HAL’s share program wherein more

    9 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.