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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Alaska


Contributor Level: Cruise Director
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
Sail Date: March 14, 2006
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
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span style=font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;I just return from my first cruise aboard the strongNCL STAR/strong. The cruise started in Seattle, WA and traveled to Juneau, Skagway, and Victoria. My favorite of the three ports was Skagway. I went on a long bus/train tour thru the beautiful Candian Yukon Territory. If you go on this tour, don#39;t waste your money on the train tour. You will see so much more from the bus than you will see from the train. I also got to play with Alaskan Sled dogs on the tour. They were just so adorable. I wanted to take one home./spanbr /
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span style=font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;If you ever get a chance to go to Alaska, don#39;t pass up the chance. It is worth every penny. I would, however, suggest visiting Alaska by RV (even though you can#39;t travel to all cities by car) and not by a cruise ship. Cruise ships do not give you enough time to look around. I wish I would have had more time in the Yukon to explore./spanbr /
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span style=font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;One bad thing about the cruise is my roommate and I both caught the Norway virus. If you ever go on a cruise, make sure you wash your hands before and after you pick up your food. That way if someone else does not wash their hands, you will be covered. I sure hope I never catch the Norway virus again./span

Food and Dining

I was not impressed with the food on this boat. I had to keep going to the kids bar to eat because they keep the hotdogs there.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
not many people were using the gym, so I could always find an open piece of equipment

Entertainment

5 out of 5
awesom entertainment

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
did not use this service

Service and Staff

The staff members were very friend & helpful. I'm giving this a thumbs down because my boat had the Norway virus, so someone was not cleaning enough.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Balcony room was great to have when going through the inside passage.

Recommends Norwegian Star? No.

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