Norwegian Sun

3.5 out of 5
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Norwegian Sun is a medium ship, carrying 1936 passengers and 916 crew, and sails from Miami, Florida and Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia.

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Disenchanted

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Contributor Level: Purser
3 out of 5

Disenchanted

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The cruise itself was the highlight of our trip.  However, ports of call not very appealing because there was not really anything interesting to see or do in some of them (e.g. Punta Arenas).

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4 out of 5

South America cruise

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South America cruise locations  were good, nightly shows good, food & service good too, Argentina is much nicer then Brazil , generally the cruise excursions are too expensive & not worth the value , NCL charge extra now for room service & lobster & upgraded meals

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Contributor Level: Third Mate
3 out of 5

Cruise Review

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We went on this cruise because we had cruised with Norwegian on past 2 occasions. This time food choice for 2 of our shipmate, who were vegetarians was just Horrible. One vegetarian choice was the same for all 17 days ( Vegetarian Lasagne roll) in Seven Seas Restaurant. The person responsible for this must eat this for all 17 days. Will try other cruise line next time in April 2017.  Shows were very good.   

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Contributor Level: Purser
2 out of 5

Fiascoes at both ends

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Large Group

Please see individual comments in various categories that follow.

I am sorry I took this cruise.  Other than the ports in Chile it was hard to see why we stopped.

Food service was repetitious.  Even in the main dining room there were surcharges for steak (at least $20 plus gratuity) and two other items. 

It was not possible to determine what was being served without going to the different venues. 

Drinks were very expensive.

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Contributor Level: Purser
2 out of 5

Dirty worn out ship

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

Dirty ship, Cold food, Very little choice in food and very poor quality.Complaints not dealt with.  Work being carried out on decks, Noisy and dirty.A cruise line that does not care about the customer.

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Contributor Level: Purser
3 out of 5

OK but no free lobster served, mugged in Callao.

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I was in cabin 8076 which is a balcony at the back.  Seems like all the cabins are a little small, but ok. I think because it was a 17 day cruise from San Diego to Valparaiso, Chile, they saved food by serving the inexpensive, but nutritious, food a lot.  They have lobster but you have to pay to get it.  Half of the shows were fair, but the production shows were very good.  The average age was about 67 but I heard the Sun's cruise to Cabo before was a party cruise.  As as transition cruise, the ports and excursions I heard were poor.

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Contributor Level: Purser
5 out of 5

it was the very good time

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there are the high level of service  in all area.  Entertainment  was not in high level, but they tried. Music  in theater was so loudly! Why, it is not necessary.

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Contributor Level: Third Mate
5 out of 5

8th time on the Sun!

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Love the size and features of this ship!  Not too big or small.  Comfortable accommodations.  Outstanding entertainment.  Very capable and friendly staff.

What is not to like!!

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Contributor Level: Purser
5 out of 5

Could not have had a better time

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The ship was a nice size, you got to know the crew and fellow passengers.  Service was awesome!  The Panama Canal was fascinating.  Loved the mini suite for the price on longer cruises.

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Contributor Level: Third Mate
3 out of 5

Nature Most Beautiful Together With Muzak's Most Awful

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Has anyone every objectively tested whether guests actually want muzak 24hr/day?  My party consisted of a mixture of ages and tastes, none could stand it.  You've got the sound of the ocean waves and nature around you, something people pay millions for to get in a home, but you play elevator muzak over it all.  I don't want to the ambiance of a cheap dentist office while I'm on the deck of a luxury ocean liner.  

 

If you're determined to run the muzak because that's just what every corporation does, then perhaps allow guest to pay to stop it.  I would pay $50 bucks to "stop the music" so I could just enjoy the sound of the waves and magic of the moment without Celine Dion singing "My Heart Will Go On" for the sixth time.

 

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Sports

The Sports Deck features a golf driving net, shuffleboard court, basketball court, a children's play area and pool, observation lounge, as well as Ginza,...

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Promenade / Oslo

The Promenade Deck features staterooms in categories OK, and OX. You'll also find the Stardust Lounge, the library, photo gallery, Windjammer Bar, internet...

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International

The International Deck features staterooms in categories OC, and IE. The shopping arcade, Sun Club Casino, Arium Bar, Champagne Bar, upper level of the...

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The Pool Deck features staterooms in categories SB, MB, MX, and BC. Two pools and four whirlpools are also here, along with a video arcade, fitness center,...

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CruisingDelight
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Moderno was a cool restaurant to visit, unique way of serving or offering "all the menu" as they would bring pieces to your table and you could say yes or decline the meat etc. I've never done that anywhere before, and thought it was a nice way of sampling all the things on the menu!

SEA
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Read the reviews and pay attention to what they say especially on cruise critic and research the cruise line you are going to go on and before booking it read the current reviews

kdean49
Contributor Level: Third Mate

We had our breakfast each morning in the restaurant on the bar side. It was much quieter and so much more pleasant and always seats were available. It was like a hidden gem!

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Price

M

Size

Sep 2001

Built

6 yrs ago

Refurbished

1936

Total Passengers

2.11

Crew to Passenger Ratio

9

Number of Decks

968

Total Cabins

34

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