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Overview

Launched in 2006 and last updated in 2015, ms Noordam is commended by recent passengers for its high-quality cuisine. However, some warned of long wait times in the main dining rooms; after all, the ship carries up to 1,924 passengers and only 800 crew members.

The ms Noordam offers numerous entertainment options, including America's Test Kitchen, BBC Earth Experiences, the Greenhouse Spa and two swimming pools. In the evenings, guests can dance at several nightclubs, sip cocktails at bars and lounges or take in live music at the piano bar and B.B. King’s Blues Club.

When it comes to lodging, travelers can choose between Interior, Ocean View and Verandah cabins, as well as three Suite categories. All staterooms are equipped with Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses, flat-screen TVs and Egyptian cotton towels.

In 2018-19, ms Noordam departs from a variety of ports – including SeattleVancouver, Anchorage and Sydney – to destinations in Alaska and Australia

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Launched in 2006 and last updated in 2015, ms Noordam is commended by recent passengers for its high-quality cuisine. However, some warned of long wait times in the main dining rooms; after all, the ship carries up to 1,924 passengers and only 800 crew members.

The ms Noordam offers numerous entertainment options, including America's Test Kitchen, BBC Earth Experiences, the Greenhouse Spa and two swimming pools. In the evenings, guests can dance at several nightclubs, sip cocktails at bars and lounges or take in live music at the piano bar and B.B. King’s Blues Club.

When it comes to lodging, travelers can choose between Interior, Ocean View and Verandah cabins, as well as three Suite categories. All staterooms are equipped with Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses, flat-screen TVs and Egyptian cotton towels.

In 2018-19, ms Noordam departs from a variety of ports – including SeattleVancouver, Anchorage and Sydney – to destinations in Alaska and Australia

Ship Size
M
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2006

Pros & Cons

  • Food receives high marks from previous guests

  • Some passengers complained of long wait times in dining areas

3.85Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.9Traveler Rating »
  • 3.5Health Rating »

Rankings

ms Noordam ranks #12 out of 15 Holland America Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

ms Noordam offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

ms Noordam contains 11 decks. Find out which features are available on each ms Noordam deck.

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 457 guests have reviewed ms Noordam, giving it a rating of 3.9 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.9 out of 5(457 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples63.2%
Singles/Friends13.3%
Families w/older children9.8%
Groups3.7%
Families w/young children2.8%
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