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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska & Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 27, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 5 years ago
This is my eleventh cruise (first on Norwegian). We went on the 7 day Alaskan inside passage leaving Seattle and returning to Seattle. The free style cruising leaves a large misconception. Long lines for dinner. The food in the free dining rooms was nothing comparable to other cruises. It seems like the food that they are serving in the upper end restaurants (pay to eat) is what you should be getting in the restaurants. It seemed like every time you turned around they were trying to get into my wallet. A real joke for purchasing a bucket of beer you have to pay for the tub $5.00 and say that you get it back when you return it. Guess what I still got billed for about half of the tubs, even though they were returned. The service was way below par compared to all the other cruises that I have been on. There were definitely more cons than pros.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
3 out of 5

Don't Miss: Town, Tram, and Trek
3 out of 5

Don't Miss: Train
3 out of 5

Pros: Getting off the Norwegian Star

Cons: "Freestyle" cruising. Very long lines for dinner even if you went early to stand in line.

Recommends Norwegian Star? No.

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