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Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review to Canaries

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 9
Helpful Votes: 90

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
Norwegian Spirit

Canary Islands

Sail date: February 03, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Spirit

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9586

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

we met some really great people and the staff on the Spirit were wonderful but i find NCL becoming more money grabbing everytime we sail with them

Embarkation

3 out of 5
not enough seats in embarkation area

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was great in the Main Restaurants ,we went to both Cagneys and La Trattoria and were slightly disappointed with the food , we both said the steak in the main restaurant was tastier than Cagneys

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Weather was not good enough to enjoy the pools or most of the out door areas

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Entertainment was great except for the Duo who spoke very little English and sang even less

Children's Programs

no children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
staff were wonderful especially in the Galaxy of the Stars

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
ship now showing its age and some of the toilet areas are disgusting The toilets near the kids arcade were both completely blocked for the 1st 3 days of the cruise and i noticed when the cleaner went in all she did was change the toilet rolls , the bins remained full !

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Cabin was as expected and as we had sailed the same ship 11 months ago on a caribbean cruise we knew what to expect , weather was not great so had no use of the balcony

Ship tip

be prepared if sailing anywhere near Spain NCL will charge you 10% Spanish Vat on ALL drinks and food Purchases even if you have the packages

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

4 out of 5

Casablanca, Morocco

1 out of 5
Disgusting filthy place and ship docks miles away from the city , they provide a transfer for $15 per person and all it takes you to is a market place , i would NEVER even get off the ship if ever we came here agin

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

3 out of 5
we did no excursions and just had a leisurely walk which was nice but the weather was sooooooo cold and windy

Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Canary Islands

4 out of 5
we did no excursions and just had a leisurely walk which was nice but the weather was sooooooo cold and windy

Funchal, Madeira

5 out of 5
Gorgeous Place, this was our favourite port of call pretty streets Don't miss the cable car and the Botanical gardens

Malaga, Spain

4 out of 5
Very new cruise port which was very flat and easy to walk

Alicante, Spain

1 out of 5
the town is a very long way from the cruise port so i advise you to take the transfer outside

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
very quick disembarkation
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