Free Style Dining

Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Norwegian Sun
7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 15, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Sun
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 6020
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 3 years ago

We have cruised on Carnival, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean, all of which had designated early or late dining. On the Norwegian Sun they had freestyle dining so we were able to choice our own time for dinner. We traveled with two other couples and ate dinner based on the activities during the day. We ate at 5:30 one evening, with the our latest dining time being 7:00 which till gave us time to make the 9 o'clock theatre show. Dress for dinner was more casual then we had experienced on any of the other cruises, which we all liked. I believe the Norwegian Sun overall was a more enjoyable and relaxed cruise. Our next cruise will probably be an Alaska cruise, Norwegian Cruise Lines will probably be our first choice.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
El Gaucho was spectaulary, would go to see his show again. The cruise singers and dancers put on two excellent shows. The 2nd show we saw featured rock and roll which was lively and upbeat all the way through.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our cabin stewart "Viray" was excellent, he was always friendly and courteous, greeting us by our first names.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
We rented a van and the six of us got a tour of the island. We saw a lot of poverty.
3 out of 5
The women in our little group stayed on board and had a spa day while we three men went ashore. We did some shopping, bought my wife a necklace, she loved it.
3 out of 5
Shopped while in town, found an artist who painted pictures using cans of aerosol paint, bought a picture.
3 out of 5
Did some more shopping then took a horse and carriage ride for a tour of the city. Bought a picture of us in the carriage.
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