Good price for a short cruise. Ship needs to be updated.

Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: March 23, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Sky
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 0002
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We cruised on the Sky in March 2015.  The advertised price was good.  We were disappointed when informed of the extra fees, not part of the shown price, especially the gratuities fee.  If such a fee is mandatory, why not show it in the price rather than be informed you must pay it AFTER booking the trip?  United should be obligated to inform customers of all mandatory fees prior to booking a trip.  The food on board was good and the shows were nice.  Our balcony stateroom needed an upgrade with older, dated fixtures and a marginally comfortable bed.  The service on board was good.  We chose the dining upgrade and really enjoyed the Le Bistro restaurant.  Cagneys may not be worth the money.  The ports were ok.  We really enjoyed our day kayaking/snorkeling at Peterson Cay while in Freeport.  We booked that tour on line with Calabash rather than using the cruise line offering for the same trip.  The price was much less (50%). 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Loved Le Bistro. Cagneys may not be worth the money

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Staterooms need updating

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Stateroom was a little tired. Needs updating of the bathroom and beds.

Ship Tip

Loved Le Bistro. Great room, great food, great service.

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Had time on our return. We had a nice time by renting bikes from Bike & Roll. Good way to see Miami/South Beach
5 out of 5
book the kayak/snorkeling tour of Petersons Cay. Do it online with Calabash
3 out of 5
Should have just taken a cab to Cable Beach.
3 out of 5
Shade is important. Nice beach
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