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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Star
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago

Ship was nicely appointed and very clean. Once you learned your way around it was easy to navigate. We loved the Freestyle cruising. It was great to eat when and where you wanted to and with the people you wanted to sit with. Loved the freedom. It was great not to have to get dressed up to go to dinner. We worked our eating schedule around the activities we wanted to participate in.

We had fun playing games\, attending game show\, etc. The pool area was always crowded. The shows were cheesy. Magic show was predictable. We sat up in the balcony and could see the trick from above. Singing shows were ugh.... great for old people that can't hear.

Food was OK. Thank goodness for all of the choices. At least everyone could find something they liked. I expected better quality in the upcharge restaurants. The Italian place was the best one of the cruise.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was good\, not great. Plenty of eating options. Definitely not the best quality.


3 out of 5
Entertainment was a little cheesy. LOVED Second City!!! But the rest was not so great.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Did not have any children with BUT it must be good. Because we were not exposed to or bothered by any young children.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Sometimes came across staff that did not understand your question or speak very good English.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very impressed with how clean the ship was. Being that there were that many people on board. It was nice that the public areas were so clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Was not ready for the small bathroom. Not for tall or large people

Pros: Freestyle cruising

Cons: Entertainment and Bathrooms

Recommends Norwegian Star? Yes!

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