Cruise was slightly above average

Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Star

7 Night Alaska & Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 30, 2009

Ship: Norwegian Star

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 12 years ago

Review summary

Recommend with this caveat, service ranges from execellent to poor. Food can be good but did not exceed my expectations as did food on prior NCL (before free style) and celebrity

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
They wanted to put my 12 year old daughter with six year olds! Not much fun for her

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Service was either very good or very poor

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ports of call

Prince Rupert, British Columbia

3 out of 5
Lots of eagles. Almost no shopping. If shopping is your thing do it before Prince Rupert. Not much to see in town. This is perhaps a good time to take a nature tour.

Juneau, Alaska

3 out of 5
seems like a fun town, but only had a short time in port

Ketchikan, Alaska

3 out of 5
Take a hike in the near by forest for free. Very good and is free

Skagway, Alaska

3 out of 5
Very historic, take the free city tour offered by the National Park Service

Pros: Embarkation and debarkation carry your bags and walk off

Cons: Food in "free" dining rooms was very average and below previous cruise experiences

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

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