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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska & Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 07, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago

The staff on the ship are very friendly and helpful. Almost every staff I have encountered all willing to take extra mile to help out. The house keeper for our cabin are very prompt and did excellent job. My kids loved towel animal they made very night.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Most restaurant food are good, however, we didn't have very good experience with Ginza -sushi, very slow, food lack of presentation.


3 out of 5
lacking of high quality show, although ship director is very creative to make every event fun. It should have at least few high quality show (1.5 hr, instead 1 HR)

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Our teen boys are very impressed with the program.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Most staff are very friendly. We especially like Aqua restaurant staff, prompt and willing to do extra to make guest happy.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Sports activity area is too small or limited

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
space is too small. the room layout wasn't provided at time of booking, otherwise I would get different type room for four of us.
3 out of 5
we train ride is fun, but it did not work $159.
3 out of 5
glacier was awesome! Our tour got cancelled due to the ship schedule changing. I wished our ship will stay there a bit longer.
3 out of 5
taking a city tour, we had horse tour and got to know the history of the city, and then walk along by ourself was fun.
1 out of 5
doesn't have much to see at this port, wasting time.

Pros: free choices of dinning, and food are outstanding!

Cons: on shore excursions are not live up its value

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

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