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Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review to Caribbean

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
12 Night Caribbean Escape (New Orleans To Boston)
Sail Date: April 19, 2009
Ship: Norwegian Spirit
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 9 years ago

This was a 12-day snooze of a cruise. The entire ship was closed down (including the "disco") by 2pm every night. All of the interesting on-board activities were cancelled and replaced with Trivia. The staff was lax; stewards were poor. Food was terrible. 12 nights was much too long to be stuck on the Norwegian Spirit.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Even the cotton-tops were vocal about the poor quality of this food.


1 out of 5
bingo time...

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
1/2 the ships crew (the Filipinos) were the friendliest and moist diligent staff aboard; the rest of the staff was rude and unhelpful.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
this ship was recently remodeled, but really shows its age.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Room was adequate.
3 out of 5
the port is not an ideal spot for tourists.
3 out of 5
don't get a pedicure from the toothless women just outside the port gate.
Don't Miss: cave tubing. tons of fun.
5 out of 5
purchased a $12 1-day pass. took a ferry to St. George; it was a cute town and a nice ride. took bus from St. Geoge to Hamilton; awesome ride! took bus to Horseshoe Bay Beach; the most beautiful place I've ever been. took bus back to ship with time to shop afterward.
Don't Miss: any beach on the island, but take the bus there; the ride is 1/2 the fun.
5 out of 5
beatiful beaches, great food, delicious drinks.
Don't Miss: the Aquarium Beach.
3 out of 5
the mayan ruins were nice.
Don't Miss: poolside bar at the port.

Pros: the cookies

Cons: Bingo and Trivia were the most exciting activities on-board

Recommends Norwegian Spirit? No.

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