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Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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6 Night Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 07, 2007
Ship: Norwegian Spirit
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
The cruise started in NY, then one say at sea, Halifax, Bar Harbor, Boston and Martha's Vineyard. The ship was the NCL Spirit and is an older ship. Tipping is automatically applied to your bill and we didn't think the staff was as friendly as they might otherwise be. Food was not as good as other cruise lines and service was slow. In Bar Harbor, you can arrange a tour of Acadia National Park through Oli's Trolleys. It's less expensive and less crowded. When in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, be sure to see the cottages....amazing! We had gone on NCL once before and said not again, but the route and price changed our mind.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Dining areas not open long enough, service was slow and food not up to par of other cruise lines.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Some members were helpful and friendly, others not as much.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Needs to be updated.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Needs to be updated.
3 out of 5
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic was interesting.
5 out of 5
You can take the Island Bus to Edgarstown and Vineyard Haven,. Both are cute towns.
Don't Miss: The Cottages.
5 out of 5
Downtown is quaint and the tour of Acadia National Park was great!
5 out of 5
Walk the Freedom Trail. You can catch a bus right on the corner where the boat docks that takes you to subway. Very easy and convenient.

Pros: Great itinerary!

Cons: Too much "upselling" on NCL

Recommends Norwegian Spirit? No.

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