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Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Cuba

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Norwegian Sky

4 Night Cuba & Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 31, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Sky

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 4101

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We really made the best of this cruise experience, because we were going to visit Cuba. I think if we were not we would have been disappointed due to high volume at the buffets, pool area and tight sleeping arrangement.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
We notified Norwegian Sky ahead of time to make provisions for my son who is intellectually disabled. We arrived before our timed scheduled and followed all procedures according to staff that was there. We were told to fill out some health forms and wait for a wheelchair assistance. We sat there for a while and then asked again for assistance we soon learned that we were forgotten and wheelchair was given to another family.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food and drinks were very good. Staff was pleasant and dining areas were accommodating.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
My son and husband went to the pool. There were only two pools in the ship and it was always crowded.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The ship's stage shows were really professional we enjoyed them all. Some of the musicians and DJs on the ship were very talented, however, some of the music was either too loud or off key.

Children's Programs

All adults

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff on the ship were always courteous and helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I thought the ship design was easy to navigate and yes it was very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
If you are a couple this is a decent size, but it is too small to accommodate more than that.

Ship tip

Be flexible and enjoy yourself. Definitely see the shows and eat at the dining rooms. Avoid the buffet areas as much as possible.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
I thought it was very nice. I did not do an excursion.

HAVANA, CUBA

5 out of 5
Absolutely gorgeous. Yes, we went on a bus tour of Old and Modern Havana.

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

4 out of 5
Very interesting! We did not do an excursion.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Our family walked off without any headaches through customs. Great experience.
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