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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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vickygalea60
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 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
18 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
25 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
59 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
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

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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
9 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
77 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
7 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
Traveler4k
Member Since 2014
8 reviews
32 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was a truly fine ship. I think I would rate it 5 stars due to the wonderful service, the great food and the amazing entertainment. Dayana (one of the customer service reps on board was amazing). The cruise I did was a ... Read more

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B717200AGENT
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
30 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 13th and 14th NCL cruise. (Transatlantic from Tampa to Copenhagen and then Copenhagen round-trip through The Norwegian Fjords.) (B2B) I thought the cruise was fantastic in every way. I don't understand some of the whiny and ... Read more
Moobaby214
Member Since 2009
1 review
603 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Embarkation was one of the easiest yet. We walked directly in to the terminal, check in, and walked onboard the ship. Head directly to O'Sheehan's for lunch and wait for rooms to open. Once the rooms were opened we had a BA midship, ... Read more
Cruisingisfunforall
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because it was coinciding with another trip we had planned. We had a good time we booked our own excursions and liked the Roatan Catamaran cruise as well as the Maya Chan Beach Resort day trip the best. the Al Tun Ha ... Read more
anthonyg1996
Member Since 2013
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My family and my dads friends went on the ncl star on 4-10-16 it was awesome Embarking and disembarking were a breeze. Arrived at port at 10:30, checked in and sat in the port lounge and was called to go on at 11:30. Getting off was even ... Read more
Nataliemyers
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
The itinerary fit the dates We could travel. And, 2 of the ports were new to me. Honduras and Belize City. My girlfriend and I travel together often, but I don't get to go away with my kids as often as I like. This was a treat, ... Read more

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collie1228
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
15 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We sailed on NCL Star from Tampa on April 10. We are a couple in our 60's, retired, living in Florida. We had the promotional Ultimate Beverage Package and stayed in a mini-suite. No long review here. If you want detailed ship and ... Read more
Bubbie850
Member Since 2014
1 review
101 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This is and older smaller ship but very well cared for. Our room steward was amazing caring for us and our room . The balcony cabins seemed smaller than the ones on the Sun but were OK for 2 people The food was very good also. We ate ... Read more
TheButchersDaughter
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The NCL Star is a beautiful ship and big. My husband and I still did not know our way around after a week. The stateroom, a picture window room, was nicer in person than in pictures. Our stateroom attendant, Victorio, kept it clean and ... Read more
thomasjacobus@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
we picked this ship because of the Western Caribbean literary and it left from our local area (Tampa). I read a couple uncomplimentary reviews but many good ones as well...so I decided to take a chance. I took a special package that ... Read more
simcoper
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was a free cruise that we won from Hard Rock Casino. We pay the port fee's and the taxes on a interior room. There was an upgrade available so we took it, ocean view. That came with 2 free options, we choose the beverage package and ... Read more

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