Norwegian Sun Western Caribbean cruise

Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 11, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Sun
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 6019
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Would not recommend this cruise based mostly on the ports - Roatan, Honduras and Belize City, Belize.  Unless you only want to lay on the beach and it's not raining, these ports had little to offer.  We have sailed with NCL before and the Sun was disappointing compared to others, with fewer or smaller offerings.  Also there seemed to be much more hard core 'selling' by the crew members on this cruise.  We felt like we were on the beach in Mexico being bombarded with sales pitches.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
one extremely bad meal(including the service), many so so meals and 3-4 very good dinners.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
one exceptionally poor waiter, with comment card left on the ship addressing him.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
rather sparse amenities

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The cabin was as we expected it. We did find a pair of dirty socks and some paper wrappers under the 'worn out' small sofa when we first got to the cabin. However the cabin steward did keep our room spotless during our cruise.

Tampa, Florida Did not visit port

NA - arrived late so had little time to see the sites and waited for luggage that never arrived before we set sail.
1 out of 5
Took a'Best of Roatan' excursion which was awful. It didn't help that it was raining, but if this was the best of this port I would hate to see the worst.
1 out of 5
Rained all day and with a 30 minute tender to the port, we chose to stay on board. We heard only negative reports from fellow passengers, that is heresay.
3 out of 5
What a tourist trap, but the sun was shining , there was a free swimming pool, lots of tacky shops and great spot to sit have a snack and drink and enjoy.
5 out of 5
Loved walking around the city, lots to see, lots of shopping. Enjoyed the museum and it's rooftop restaurant.
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