Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

NCL is Slipping

Sail Date: January 09, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Partner and I are both Platinum w/NCL, and it used to be our favorite line of the five on which we are Platinum or Diamond.  However, this cruise did not measure up, nor did the one prior to this one.  The stateroom (balcony) was probably the smallest we have ever encountered.  The arrangement of the men's very small and cramped dressing room being separated by a public hallway from the steam and sauna was just poor.  The food choices and quality were markedly below the level we had become accustomed to w/NCL, and in some cases dining room food service was tediously slow - started dinner one night at 5:30 and missed the 7:30 show.  This was our 55th cruise overall, but we will do more research before selecting the next NCL ship.  As usual, the room steward was fantastic, but some of the staff were less than helpful and guest services was just rude.  The entertainment was truly great though.

Cabin / Stateroom As stated earlier, the room was very cramped, but the room steward was great.
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Will definitely avoid sailing on it again.

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