A big active ship with lots to do

Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Mexico


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: March 05, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
You are a captive when you board a big ship like this. But it is very nice jail time and the jailers are lots of fun! Not sure I would want to be on the same boat for 10 weeks, however.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The buffet was very good and we liked the Aqua cafe - white tablecloth dining with no cover (extra) charge. We didn't try some of the more expensive places that had a $25/person cover.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The Stardust Theater is amazing and the shows were very good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Talented too! The cruise member show at the end was great. Everyone was working very hard and they were friendly and attentive.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We got lost all the time. Never did get to all of the restaurants and bars. Pool area was a little too noisy for our taste but there were always quiet spots to find a deck chair.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very nicely laid out for a small stateroom. Quality furnishing with a very attentive steward. We had one of the midship smallest rooms on deck 5 with a window. That way we didn't feel much rocking yet could see the wave action from the window. Go for the small up-charge for the window.
3 out of 5
With short shore visits like this we just walked around and had lunch. You don't have time to really get to know the town.
5 out of 5
We had spent a couple of weeks here on a previous trip and enjoyed walking the old town and visiting some of the shops and a sidewalk cafe we loved (again).
Don't Miss: The church and the sand sculpures.

Pros: Food, entertainment, facilities

Cons: No complaints for our first cruise

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

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