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Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: February 20, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Sky
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Overall, I had a great time. It was my first cruise and I went with a friend who had been on many cruises. The food was great and we didn't spring for any of the upgraded dining options - we had the buffet every morning for breakfast and a sit-down dinner.

The stateroom was small, but sufficient for two people. Small bathroom but everything worked fine.
The ship was fairly rocky most of the time it was at sea. I get bad sea-sickness so I made sure to take medicine every day.

The thing that I found the most annoying was the cruise ship's constant attempt to milk money out of you at any chance they got. There were very few entertainment options that didn't involve an additional fee, they were constantly taking pictures of your group to sell to you later, the drinks were served in souvenir cups that you weren't asked if you even wanted but were charged extra for, etc.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
There were very few entertainment options that we wanted to partake in. A couple of the game shows they offered required a fee to play. We basically entertained ourselves by walking around the ship, eating, people-watching, etc.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small but definitely adequate. TV had very limited channels but I guess that was to be expected.

Pros: Food

Cons: Constantly trying to get money out of you

Recommends Norwegian Sky? Yes!

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