Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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7+ cruises


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5 out of 5

Great service & entertainment on a budget.

Sail Date: January 04, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

I would definitely sail this ship again. Service was greatly improved since we sailed on NCL from NYC years ago.  All staff were friendly and accommodating.  The shows and music venues were some of the best we've had on cruises. We love to dance and there were many choices of music. The dining portions were very generous; the food quality was good; but the presentation was plain. The embarkation and disembarkation was orderly and fast. The bar staff mixed our favorite cocktails with a smile. Lemon was always available for my tea and water, and the dining room staff were able to serve us multiple courses when we were rushing to attend a show.  The ports weren't my favorites, but we enjoyed our stay on board during a rainy port day. I would definitely recommend this ship. The free beverage package offered was a bonus!

Ship Quality
Prefer a ship with an indoor pool (a solarium).
Food and Dining
Large portions, good quality, but lacked in presentation
Cabin / Stateroom
Tons of storage, clean, neutral colors.
Service and Staff
Bartender at the Champagne Lounge makes a great martini.
Lots of music venues and more singers in the production shows than on other cruise lines.
Onboard Activities
Lots to do, but lacked an indoor pool for cold, rainy days.
Destinations and Excursions
Tampa, Florida
There is a Hard Rock Cafe in Tampa which houses a huge casino.
Roatan (Isla Roatan), Bay Islands, Honduras
Belize City, Belize


Our balcony cabin was on deck 8 aft which was a great location. The theatre was on decks 6 & 7 aft and one of the 2 dining halls was on 5 aft. The buffet place was on deck 11 aft, next to the pool area. Instead of riding the elevator, it was a short walk to my preferred places.

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