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Norwegian Star Cruise Review to South America

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Norwegian Star

14 Night South America Eastbound (Santiago To Buenos Aires)

Sail date: December 21, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Star

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 4001

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 9 months ago

Review summary

Staff on ship was great. I am sure that Captain takes orders from Miami and that is why I said corporate greed.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Great

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Very good, great staff!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Fitness center, spa was ok.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Great shows each night.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everone on the ship was great and helpfull.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean and easy to navigate.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect size and location for me. Some might say a little noisey, but I knew when we arrived in port.

Ship tip

Corporate greed is in full force here. There are problems with the ship and instead of putting the vessel out of service to repair, NCL will just cancel ports at the last minute and think an extra sea day is ok.

Ports of call

San Antonio, Chile

5 out of 5

Puerto Montt, Chile

5 out of 5

Puerto Chacabuco, Chile

5 out of 5

Cruise Patagonic Channel

5 out of 5

Cruise Chilean Fjords

5 out of 5

Cruise Strait Of Magellan

5 out of 5

Punta Arenas, Chile

5 out of 5

Cruise Beagle Channel

5 out of 5

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

5 out of 5

Cruise Cape Horn

1 out of 5
Captain decided he did not want to go there. Claimed a weather problem, instead of telling us about the problem with the ship.

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

5 out of 5
even was able to stay an extra 9 hours floating in the water due to ship problems.

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

1 out of 5
Captain decided he did not want to visit this stop either and thought we would all like 3 days in a row at sea.

Montevideo, Uruguay

5 out of 5

Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
great
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