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Launched in 2001, the 2,348-passenger Norwegian Star was the first Norwegian ship custom built for Freestyle Cruising, NCL's anti-traditionalist program that touts a plethora of dining, cabin and entertainment ...
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1,621 Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews

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BobCCQ
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose Norwegian Star as it was going to northern Norway and one of our group was particularly keen to visit the North Cape. Whilst my wife and I are regular cruisers (we average 2 a year) the reminder of our group were either novices or ... Read more
jq22
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We had a wonderful trip on the Norwegian Star to the Baltic capitals. We went for our honeymoon and everything was top notch. We have cruised before and found that this crowd of older adults and very few children was the best. Ports: ... Read more
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racman54
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I wanted to visit the Baltic capitals and Saint Petersburg. This cruise visits Copenhagen, Berlin (with a 3-hour drive), Tallinn, St. Petersburg (2 days), Helsinki, and Stockholm with the comfort of a cruise. I travel alone and for solo ... Read more
Bill Jones
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
A neighbor arranged the cruise and invited others to join. First, let me say that cruising is not my first choice of vacation. I would rather spend more time in one location and decide what to do on our own. However, as this cruise went ... Read more
Knapper 10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
Went to the Baltics 2 years ago and loved it so wanted to go back. The NCL Star is a lovely ship . Couldn't fault it at all. We had an overnight stay in Copenhagen before embarkation. Copenhagen is a beautiful city and very easy to get ... Read more

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sweetpea143
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
142 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our 5th NCL cruise. We've only sailed on NCL in suites. We were in suite 11010, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite with a living and dining area and a small balcony. The suite was identical to the suite we had several years ago on the ... Read more
bobscoffee
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this review partially because my Great-Great-Great Grandparents emigrated from Sweden to the US. This cruise itinerary gave us the opportunity to spend some time in the old “home country” as well as some of the ... Read more
truetreasureusa
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
1 forum post
18 helpful votes
For background my wife and I are seniors and have enjoyed 14 cruises on the following lines:Carnival, Holland America, NCL, Princess and RCL. This time we choose the 9 night NCL Star Baltic Capitals cruise for the itinerary and the ... Read more
biazange
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Fantastic itinerary !!! Warnermunde ( very far from Berlin ) , I"ve stayed at Rostock, Tallin (wonderful place), St. Petersburg (2 days, awesome ) , Helsinque ( beautiful city) and Estocolm is awesome !!! Old ship , but in good ... Read more
markboise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We did the Norwegian Fjord 7-day cruise, departing from Copenhagen, in May. This was our first cruise. We were pleased with everything. The food was excellent, the employees were genuinely friendly and the ship was managed very well. My ... Read more

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molly2kit
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
264 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We did consecutive cruises on the Star. First 7 day to Norway May 17 then 9 day to Baltic May 24. Was pleasantly surprised. Food was decent but buffet noise level was deafening and it was often very crowded so didn't eat here often. ... Read more
vickygalea60
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We recently returned home to Melbourne, Australia. We had 1 nights stay in the beautiful city, Copenhagen. Time permitting, pre cruise I would suggest at least 2 nights. At the suggestion of my travel agent, I booked a balcony X ... Read more
ConeyGrey
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Booked through RCI. This was a first time cruise and did no know what to expect. However it was a very good experience and will undertake another cruise in the future. Staff were well presented and polite and friendly. The ship was ... Read more
trmiller21
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
We recently returned from our Baltic Sea cruise with NCL on the Norwegian Star. The cruise was better than expected based on reading all of the mixed reviews. We booked a balcony cabin on the 8th floor (8552) and were very please with ... Read more
Arvy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We were pleased with our first NCL experience, the 9 day "Baltic Capitals" cruise on the Norwegian Star, May 8, 2016. We had read reviews that the ship was showing its age, but I didn't think so. I think there have been recent ... Read more
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kpms
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
143 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Hello! Well this is our 3rd Cruise with Norwegian and would say it was a VERY GOOD Cruise. We chose this cruise based on the Ports / Germany, Estonia, Russia, Finland & Sweden. This cruise we were going with 2 sets of friends ... Read more
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VA Emily
Member Since 2009
1 review
23 forum posts
14 helpful votes
This was the most incredible itinerary! My husband, two daughters and their husbands, and I arrived in Copenhagen two days before sailing so we could explore the city. We stayed at the Airport Hilton which was great as it was a very easy ... Read more
BostonGal35
Member Since 2012
8 reviews
57 forum posts
17 helpful votes
We just returned from the May 8, 2016 sailing of the Baltic Capitals on the Star. This was a 9 day cruise departing from Copenhagen, Denmark calling on the ports of Warnemunde, Germany; Tallin, Estonia; St. Petersburg, Russia; Helsinki, ... Read more
katharina
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise, so we did not know what to expect, but we are definitely going again. The best thing on board is the high quality and selection of the food. The service was fine and we never had to wait long. Sadly some drinks ... Read more
Mari619
Member Since 2008
1 review
88 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was to a part of the world I had always dreamed of seeing. There were 3 of us and we were taking advantage of 3/4 person is free. We also had the package of dining 3 nights free in a specialty restaurant, ... Read more

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BudinFla
Member Since 2009
20 reviews
416 forum posts
19 helpful votes
My wife and I have been on over 50 cruises and several lines, but this is our first cruise on NCL since we sailed on the Norway. We wanted to see the Fjords and we arriving in Copenhagen on the Regal Princess and the NCL Star was leaving ... Read more
Sandra Allen
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
So. We were on Norwegian. To Norway, right? What a disappointment. Not one meal, not one night's entertainment was devoted to NCL's home country. We were on the Star. Is this ship tired. The sofa in our mini-suite was threadbare on the ... Read more
TwilightZones
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Wanted to explore the Norwegian Fjords without driving too much , so i picked a cruise. First , this is an american ship under Bahamas ( fiscal paradise , hahaha ) flag and ship currency is US$. Cabin : had 8612 obstructed exterieur ... Read more
humordoc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
59 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Had a great time on this cruise. The ship was only 1/2 full so the service was much better than the usual great service. Only 2 days of rough weather but everything was fine. Food was great, only ate in the dining rooms. We followed ... Read more
SeaScrabble
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Odd to think that I was on the same ship as some of the other reviewers! My wife and I were very happy with our cabin. Clean, comfortable- and it was an inside cabin to boot. We ate in the Versailles every night and never had to wait since ... Read more

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