Alaska on the Sun

Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 27
Helpful Votes: 294

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Norwegian Sun

14 Night Alaska (Seward Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 29, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9256

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

We boarded the Sun in Seward, embarkation was easy. Just a note, this was our first cruise since NCL's water ban. They have placed containers at the entrance to discard all drinkable fluids as the put it. They checked everything and made folks discard water bottles with any water at all in it.

 

 We had beautiful weather the entire trip. The ship is starting to show wear and tear, nothing drastic just needed repairs in the theater, some seats were at a downward angle very uncomfortable. Nothing dry dock won't fix. 

 

Food: buffet, well buffet food nothing great nothing really terrible. The omelette guys in the morning did a great job. 

 

Dining room, the food was pretty good service was ok.  

 

La Cucina, food was good service was good but it is a specialty restaurant 

 Morderno, our favorite restaurant on board ship. Good food with great service, but it is a specialty restaurant.

 

overall it was a very enjoyable cruise, the staff were kind.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very nice cabin, mr. Carroll our steward was outstanding.

Ship tip

Morderno is Avery nice restaurant, we enjoy the salad bar I think more than the meats.

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

3 out of 5
Just remember it's at least 2 hours from anchorage.

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

3 out of 5
A beautiful place to walk around, but not a lot to do unless you take an excursion
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