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The 2,018-passenger Norwegian Spirit debuted in 1998. You won't find a rock-climbing wall, bowling alley or some of the other whiz-bang features offered by some of the fleet's bigger, newer ships, but ...
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KrysyGT
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
320 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background: Fiancee and I are in our mid to late 20's. We traveled with my mom (late 50's), his parents (early 50's) and his younger sister (17). We have sailed only Carnival prior to this, first time for my mom and younger sister. FI's ... Read more
njpattyann
Member Since 2007
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I just returned from the New England cruise on Norwegian Spirit. It was a spur of the minute idea when a friend got e mail with an offer which seemed like a great price (it was) I booked and then began reading reviews of the ship which ... Read more
Plumloco
Member Since 2006
1 review
47 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is the third cruise for my wife and I. First NCL Dawn 7/06, Second RCL Explorer of the Seas 5/07 and now this one. We're mid 50's and traveled alone. We live in South Jersey so we were able to drive to the port. It worked out fine ... Read more
eyeeye
Member Since 2007
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned from the NCL Spirit. 6 night out of NYC. It was a nice cruise but nothing too memorable. Having this been my 24th cruise, I know what to expect and not what to expect on a cruise.We actually sailed without a cruise director ... Read more
nyy49
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from our cruise, 10/7-10/13. I was a little skeptical after reading some of the previous reviews and posts on the message board. I was pleasantly surprised. The ship was very nice and kind of ornate due to the Asian ... Read more
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Mommyjamiex4
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What a great way to spend a weekend!!!! We boarded at 12 noon and after no wait at all to check in, headed to a wonderful lunch in the Windows dining room. Whoever recommended the cold banana soup--you were right, it was delicious! And I ... Read more
paulcon
Member Since 2007
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Norwegian and our first cruise to New England and Canada. We have cruised previously on Royal Caribbean to the Caribbean. Our overall experience with Norwegian Spirit was "OK". The cruise itself was great and ... Read more
Glenn
Member Since 2005
1 review
32 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on the Norwegian Spirit for the October 20th cruise to nowhere. Boarding the ship was a breeze. Got there at 12 noon and there was plenty of parking at the terminal. Went down the elevator and breezed right through the check in ... Read more
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John
Member Since 2000
17 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We sailed on the Norwegian Spirit out of New York City in September on the Canada New England Destination. There were three adults in our group. We had sailed with Norwegian about two years ago. We found this to be an excellent experience ... Read more
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IRENE HUBBARD
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our embarkation in New York was fast and pleasant. When we arrived in our cabin we were a little disappointed in the decor and the general appearance. The room was clean and in good order but the bed spreads had seen better days. The TV ... Read more

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Scootercruise
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
320 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarking was a breeze, quickest we've seen yet. Able to board about 1pm for 4 pm departure. We weren't real impressed with most of the food we had on board, most desserts bland and tasteless, dinners were okay, not what we had expected. ... Read more
shawsacat
Member Since 2007
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I took my mother on a six night Canada/New England cruise in September of this year. I went through an online travel agent, and had everything arranged from my flights to the transfers to the ship from the airport in New York. When I ... Read more
Borq57
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We and another couple had booked this cruise for the itinerary, and we had gotten a very good deal on 2 aft penthouse suites (9212 and 9710). We booked our own precruise and postcruise hotels in NYC (Westin Times Square) which worked out ... Read more
Janchris
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
350 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise to Nowhere was on September 29. We live in Staten Island so my son and his girlfriend picked us up at 10:30 AM and because of horrendous traffic, we did not arrive at the Pier until 12:15PM. We were lucky to find a spot in the ... Read more
Ellie
Member Since 2000
1 review
103 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2007
This was a one night cruise to nowhere that NCL called a dinner and dancing cruise. Boarding was easy since we didn't have to check our bags and they just checked licenses for ID. The Gangway was VERY Steep, but we got up to the ship and ... Read more
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makunc1
Member Since 2005
1 review
98 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let's get right to it. DW and I, Mother and Father, MIL and FIL and Brother and his Friend had 4 adjoining inside rooms on Deck 9. I booked this cruise as a gift for my mother's 60th birthday, and purchased everyone's rooms. This was my ... Read more
billyboy
Member Since 2000
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I was part of a group of four people in two cabins who took a six-night cruise on the Norwegian Spirit in September 2007. Our itinerary included Canada and New England. Embarkation: We arrived at the terminal on the Hudson in New York ... Read more
vswan
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We took the Spirit on the Sept. 16 sailing up the east coast from New York. My husband and I have been cruising for nearly 15 years and have traveled on NCL, Royal, Holland America, Princess, Costa and Celebrity. I choose this cruise ... Read more
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joseph123
Member Since 2006
1 review
261 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After getting much info on selecting my cruise from others I thought I would share my thoughts on the cruise I just returned from on the NCL Spirit. After having been on 13 other cruises, I was a bit concerned with going on NCL since in ... Read more
Nursegrrl8
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Nice night. It is what you make of it! This was my 5th cruise and 2nd with NCL. We drove from near Philadelphia and got to the port around 11:15am. We parked easily and went down the escalators where they had a seating area with coffee ... Read more

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mike
17 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked this for our 9 year anniversary. It was night out without any kids and would be a taste of our first cruise. I honestly have say that we really enjoyed it. Well worth the price of $130 per person for a balcony stateroom. Ship was ... Read more
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Rob
8 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on the Spirit. Our first journey was an 11-day cruise over Thanksgiving in 2006 with two inside staterooms on deck 6. The latest was an 8-day, ending today (8/26/2007) in NYC after calls at Bermuda, Tortola and ... Read more
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boaterforlife
Member Since 2007
1 review
40 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from our 6 night cruise out of NYC. We booked this cruise last minute and got a great rate for an oceanview guarantee room. To our surprise it was located on the 8th level with a large window. I was presently pleased that it ... Read more
cindjo
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my first cruise so I have nothing to compare it to.once on the ship we went to Raffles and then up to top deck 13 to watch take off.. I went with my husband a 2 children , 18 yr old daughter and 4 yr old son . my sister , her ... Read more
Dante79
Member Since 2007
1 review
59 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My names Dante and I'm 28 Years old. I have cruised 5 times before Disney Magic and Wonder - FL to Bahamas Celebrity Horizon and Zenith - NY to Bermuda Royal Caribbean Jewel Of The Sea - Boston to Bermuda, Puerto Rico, ST Martin and ST ... Read more

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