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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


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Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska & Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 31, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was a terrific no-hassle cruise. Staff was so friendly and welcoming.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
So relaxing and enjoyable aboard ship which was very beautiful and well appointed, clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Took the excursion to the glacier and a great salmon bake at Gold Creek. Bus driver was very funny so we got to laugh a lot, and the trip to the Glacier through Juneau was fun and very informative.
Don't Miss: Mendenhall Glacier
5 out of 5
Super train ride up through the area where folks rushed for gold to the Yukon territory.
Don't Miss: Any train excursion would be my first choice.
5 out of 5
We did a walking tour which was excellent. Saw fish spawning in the Ketchikan creek. Go to the Halibut Hole on Creek Street.
Don't Miss: Dolly's House
1 out of 5
Chose not to do an excursion, which I think was a mistake. Cute shopping area and good historical museum, but not much else.
Don't Miss: Although I did have a great cup of Moocha (Mocha espresso) at a little coffee shop. Sorry, can't remember the exact name, "Cow - somthing".

Pros: Love the historical aspect of the destinations & the trip in Juneau to the So Sawyer glacier.

Cons: I think if we take another cruise (and we probably will based on this experience), I will try to book during school year so avoid the 700 children aboard. Although most were very well behaved, it was a little overwhelming. We purchased spa pkg that allowed us to get some "quiet time" :)

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

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