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jrecksiek
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 helpful votes
There were 9 people in my traveling party. We chose Norwegian because they offered a decent price for the cruise that we were interested in taking. We also liked the idea of not having a formal night as we knew that we were already going ... Read more
cparr
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Not sure why I chose Norwegian. I had only sailed on Carnival and really wanted to try another one. The views from our cabin AFT 9278 were spectacular. Whales, iceburgs, otters, eagles. You could not ask for better. BUT - the food ... Read more
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Furfoot
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
We were originally supposed to take a two week Mediterranean cruise on NCL, but with recent events, we decided to change it to a land tour/cruise in Alaska. We had been to Alaska a number of years ago, but wanted to go back. First ... Read more
shirley2008
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
To sum it up, this cruise was truly overrated. My family has been on cruises with this company three times, and this Alaskan cruise was definitely the worst. The ship kept breaking down, and we would be stuck in on the boat in one location ... Read more
eajusa
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to see the beauty of Alaska and a lot of wildlife. I saw some of each. but two glitches made this a bad first cruise. 1) At the last minute our itinerary was changed. As a result, I missed Skagway and my excursion ... Read more
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Airace72
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
The time we could travel corresponded to this Alaska trip, thus we were booked on the Sun. After we were booked I read several reviews some of which were favorable and some less so. Some mentioned a smell of sewage. I must report that ... Read more
Chris.quixed
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
We were amazed at the size of the inner stateroom we had. On the 9th deck, it had a king sized bed, a full sized sofa (that could be converted to a double bed), 2 closets, 2 sets of drawers. So much room we even had a place to put our ... Read more
dottietom
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose a Norwegian cruise because friends had many enjoyable experiences aboard this gorgeous Norwegian Sun. Our cruise presented such amazing views 24 hours a day.....snow-covered mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, whales, bald ... Read more
TxDan
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Explored Vancouver for a full day before cruise. First time for Norwegian and not sure if we will cruise again with them. Five hour delay departing for some mechanical reason. Another 6 hour departure delay in Sitga when they couldn't ... Read more
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debndar
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My husband and I took this cruise to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. This was the first time we have cruised with Norwegian. Let me first say the cruise was good and we had a great time. We are not big drinkers so we were ... Read more
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c130king
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our third cruise on NCL and our seventh overall. We are both early 50's. I think this was our best cruise ever. Everything was really nice. Flew in to Vancouver the morning of the cruise and had an NCL bus transfer to the ... Read more
Happy_2_B
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. We chose NCL because of the freestyle option. Our lifestyle is very relaxed- we don't like to dress up for anything- we don't like assigned seats- and we could care less about sitting at the Captain's table. We ... Read more
gypsy78
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We were given a "free" cruise and had always wanted to see Alaska. The cabin was very nice. The steward was barely adequate. The ship was comfortable with lots of options for things to do and see. The shows we saw were ... Read more
Airace72
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed June 2016
The date we could travel led us to schedule a trip that the NCL Sun was the cruise ship involved. I read reviews before we traveled, some were good and some not. The less than pleasing reviews mentioned a smell of sewage sometimes. ... Read more
Roger_le_Frog
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our second cruise to Alaska, this time from North to south with a visit to Denali National park before. Check in at Anchorage airport train station was fast and uneventful. Cabin (BX) was as expected, not cramped, good view ... Read more
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kimannt18
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I was traveling with a friend, we did a 5 day land tour prior to our cruise. We had the cruise line book our air, which the initial flight we had (6:30 a.m. departure - Delta) got cancelled and we were never notified. They arbitrarily ... Read more
pat_108@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I have traveled extensively, but this was my FIRST CRUISE. Norwegian Sun EXCEEDED my low expectations. Overall, our experience was a very good one. We could have complained that our luggage arrived at the room separately, the AC didn't ... Read more
carolina29212
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Choose Norwegian Sun due to low pricing for Alaska cruise...you get what you pay for! The entire ship smelled like sewage for the entire cruise which distracted from our vacation for sure! Variety shows/comedians were entertaining ... Read more
balaczar
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We booked the 12 day Denali Rail explorer. The cruise part of our trip was great. We picked up the ship in Vancouver and disembarked in Seward Alaska. The ship was small but offered up everything you would need. Nightly entertainment was ... Read more
nittany04
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My wife and I are both senior citizens although both are active for our age. This was my first cruise and my wife's second. Throughout the cruise to Alaska, every employee on the ship proved to be friendly and helpful. The young man who ... Read more
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bjalan68@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We chose Norweigan as we had been assured it was the best one to cruise the inside passage to Alaska. This was our first with them but our 5th cruise. The ship itself was clean & average. Our cabin was fine but a couple of minor ... Read more
LynneA
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Being our first ocean cruise we didn't know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. Airports could learn a thing or two about embarkation/disembarkation as they were extremely quick and efficient in their process. We were on ... Read more
Marc paul
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Over all this was on excellent cruise. The only reason why I am rating the cruise as 3 stars is due to the over maintenance of the ship. Being that it is an older ship (built in 2002) and has gone though renovation some years back, this ... Read more
tngonecruisin
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We just returned from an Inside Passage cruise on the Sun. Of course the ports and scenery were the highlights of this trip. However the cruising aspect was good too. We had 3 adults staying in a mini-suite. The bed and especially the ... Read more
sarmay
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We just returned from a 7-day cruise through the inner passage of Alaska (round trip from Vancouver) on the Norwegian Sun, and we had a lovely time. We shared a family interior cabin on the 9th floor with me, my husband, my 11-year-old ... Read more
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