Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Mexico

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3 out of 5

My first cruise

Sail Date: November 06, 2006

Reviewed: 10 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

1) Nicely decorated

2) Hard working staffs

3) So so food

4) Balcony room is well worth it

5) Stay away from the ship front to avoid sea sickness

6) 's on line booking made this vacation extremely convienence

7) Last but not least, thanks for the room upgraded (from BD to BA)

Pros: 1) No need to pack & unpack, 2) Go up (or down) stairs & your meals were ready

Cons: Port time are a little bit shorter than I want

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

Food and Dining
1) I guess it's because of the mass production, most of the food I ate are overcooked.
2) Some items in the menu are better served in medium or even rare.
Ship Quality
1) It's a five years old ship, a little bit of rust here and there.
2) But overall still quite impressive.
Cabin / Stateroom
1) Nice and cozy room
2) Nice balcony view
Service and Staff
1) Roughly 80% of the staffs are from Asia (mostly Philippinos), and 10% are Romania.
2) All are friendliness, hard working,
as good as in the 5 stars hotel.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
1) A very Americanized city 2) You can see English signal everywhere (along with Spanish) 3) Could be a city for both relaxing and shopping
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
1) Another Americanized city
Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa, Mexico
1) Nice little relax town 2) Felt similar to Maui
Acapulco, Mexico
1) Ship berthed in the older part of the town. 2) Local tour went to the boring place 3) It's very much a waste of time Quite disappointed for such famous city

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