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Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
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Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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3 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 13, 2009
Ship: Norwegian Sky
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
This was not an expensive cruise. We got our money's worth. It took us a day to figure out where to eat and what to avoid. We went on the tail end of Spring Break, so avoiding the frat boys became a high priority.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Avoid the Buffet at all cost. What a cattle call. The main dinning room is well worth dressing up, and the specialty restaurants are worth the couple of extra bucks.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Better than we expected. The Cruise Director was a real hoot. The Comedian lost steam after 15 minutes or so.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We found the staff to be excellent. We particularly enjoyed the staff in the main dining room.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Even though the Sky recently had a makeover, it is not a new ship. Long in the tooth in many areas. The upper deck (pool) is very average.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Smaller and simply appointed, but functional. Again, you get what you pay for.
5 out of 5
We really liked this part of the cruise. Not enough lounge chairs but it worked out. Volleyball and snorkelling were fun. Food was OK. Beach was good.
1 out of 5
Second time to the Bahamas. Other than the open air market, a total waste of a day.

Pros: Formal dining room. Specialty restaurants. Entertainment. Private Island. Staff.

Cons: Older ship. Buffet. Bahamas.

Recommends Norwegian Sky? Yes!

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