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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 47

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
9 Night Baltic Capitals (Copenhagen Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 23, 2013
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago

We were very lucky to cruise in late August 2013, when the weather was very unseasonal and warm. It was a picture perfect 70+ degrees everyday. We had never been on NCL before, and the Star was a very nice ship. We liked the freestyle dining, and there were alot of options. We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise, the ship, and most importantly the destinations. I would recommend this ship and cruise to anyone who is flexible, not looking for perfection, but overall very good. This is not a cruise for someone looking for "top gourmet" food. There was a tremendous choice for music on board, and the performers were all very good. They had a selection for everyone, so if you wanted to dance, sing, be quiet and listen, you had those options. The cities we visited were very interesting, lots to see, and tended to keep you on the go constantly. It was a really good time, and we enjoyed it very much.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Not gourmet, but very good


5 out of 5
Lots to do, and music performers were excellent.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

We suggest you try every one of the specialty restaurants. they all have something different to offer, and they do a very good job in preparing it nightly.

5 out of 5
We stayed for several days before near the Stroget, and it was so fun. Loved the city and easy to get around. We walked everywhere.
5 out of 5
Will want to go back and see that city
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Most expensive city in the north.
5 out of 5
Not enough time there. The cruise in and out of the bay was about 2 hours and really fun to watch, You are cruising right by the shore.
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