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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Mexico

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
Sail Date: April 30, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Well laid-out for amazing variety of experience, scenic views and getting on or off the shop at port.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Unrivaled variety. I tried new things for free.
Specialty restaurants food overcooked but Market Place Buffett fresh and plentiful.


5 out of 5
SUPER. Everything from dance lessons to amazing magicians. Life changing access to hypnosis doctor. Availability of drinks in the theatre is a plus.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Haven't been called 'Sir' so much since I was in the Army. Language barrier is rare and not an issue but memorable when it does. Work ethic is 100%

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Staff are painting before cruisers awaken, cleaning is constant.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Insulation between rooms poor... you can hear conversations. Plenty of room, modern and fresh. Thermostat is precise and reliable - perfect. Shower is wonderful in all ways. Towels are continuously stocked.
3 out of 5
Heavy sales efforts when you step ashore. Can't get a breath, they are all over you. Limited little town. Lots and lots of security guards no worries. Boat trip to the beach was great . Plenty of little stores to walk to.
Don't Miss: Just interesting to see the people and how they live.
3 out of 5
First thing you see is Walmart but interesting all their tourist shirts are based on california. People are friendly or at least not negative at all. Spanish speakers are particularly appreciated. Lots of hotel building underway. Photography opportunities abound. Could not walk to tour boats, a lot could not be figured out in the hours we had there.
Don't Miss: Two days here would make more sense than two at Cabo. More to explore.

Pros: Mexican ports are so different and unpredictable

Cons: Need large print on menus everywhere

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

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