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Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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8 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 19, 2008
Ship: Norwegian Spirit
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 9 years ago
The Spirit is a large, relatively clean, ship. There were several specialty restaurants, but the cover charge was a bit steep for many of them. Reservations were difficult to secure unless you got in line an hour before the reservation desk opened. Even when you had a 5:30 reservation in one of the two main dining rooms, you were not taken right in. The portions of food were a bit skimpy this time around, although presentation and flavor were excellent. The pool deck was too small to accomodate all 2,000+ guests. There were never enough chairs to go around while we were at sea. The itinerary was changed with only two months to go, and we were disappointed in the substitute port (San Juan, Puerto Rico.)

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: the private island with the beautiful beach

Pros: The beach shore excursions in Tortola and the Dominican Republic were great!

Cons: The hassle of securing a reservation to eat essentially ruined our appetites!

Recommends Norwegian Spirit? No.

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