First cruise....just okay.

Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Sail Date: January 01, 2012
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
This was our first cruise. Overall it was a pleasant experience even though we have nothing to compare it too except all inclusive resort vacations. They had many activities to choose from. We got the cheapest room and we would definitely upgrade next time....we had a very tiny room and no window. There was no clock in the room and with no window, we had not concept of time. The food was not that great. We thought the buffets did not have many options and overall the quality and taste just weren't that great and believe me...I'm not picky! I certainly didn't go hungry though either. We ate in both main dinning rooms which was just okay. They are certainly a very friendly staff. We did not try the dining choices that charged extra. I don't think this is right. When we go to an all-inclusive resort on an island, they don't charge extra for the varieties of restaurants. Overall it was a pain having to show your room card every time you wanted a soda or to have to use it and sign for alcoholic beverages. They should have wrist bands or something for soda and offer an alcoholic package. The private island Grand Stirrup Cay was excellent...the best part!!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
need more variety/options and a little better tasting

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Doors - restrooms etc are not marked well. When we first got there we had a very hard time finding a bathroom to change into our swimmings suits since our room was ready yet.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: very friendly crew, plenty of options on things to do

Cons: food was not very good, many extras to pay for, not enough signs on getting around

Recommends Norwegian Sky? Yes!

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