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1 review
This is my 3rd cruise,disney ,Dawn,Spirit. I was excited to hear about the new 2.0 freestyle after reading some bad reviews.Just got back today 6|28|08 from the 6 day spirit from NY to Fla. and Bahamas.Embarkation went well we are ... Read more
turbojsf
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 forum posts
Executive Summary Getting on and off the ship was a breeze. We let the menu of the day drive where we decided to eat for lunch and dinner. We had a room on deck 10 down the hall from the Kid's Club. Cabin space was fine with enough room ... Read more
kat89447
Member Since 2008
1 review
313 forum posts
Embarkation was quick and easy. We were offered an escort to our cabin and made to feel at home very quickly. Our Balcony was very clean and although there wasn't tons of storage space like drawers, there was enough for myself and my ... Read more
J.P.Vance
1 review
We arrived (group of 14) to the NY pier via party bus about noon. WE took elevator to the second floor to the NCL rope line. NCL Agent gave each family a number. We then proceeded to check in. At about 12:30 NCL started to call the numbers ... Read more
Rickey1313
1 review
Sailed May 2008
I cruised on the Spirit in May 2008. We visited San Juan, Tortola and Samana. Let me tell you the ports of call were fabulous. I have always loved San Juan. However do not pay for the tours in certain areas. If you get off the ship and ... Read more
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samey
1 review
Sailed May 2008
This was our first cruise for our 25th anniversary. I read all the reviews and was a little nervous. But I should not have been. Overall, it was a great time. Getting into New York Memorial Day Weekend was horrible. It took us 2 hours to ... Read more
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crafts15mj
Member Since 2008
1 review
30 forum posts
BACKGROUND My husband (51) and I (56) were celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary. This was my 5th cruise and my husband's 2nd. EMBARKATION Since we live in Philadelphia, we were dropped off at the pier by a van service. We arrived ... Read more
kmuller
1 review
Sailed May 2008
My husband & I have been on 2 cruises previously (Celebrity from FL to Bahamas & RCL from Bayonne NJ to Bermuda). It was just the two of us (we're in our 30's). We're the type who go to sit on the boat, catch the sun, enjoy good ... Read more
JustACruiser
1 review
Embarkation (B) We arrived in NYC around 10:45. We waited in line until 11 when they started letting guests through the initial security line. We used the "Latitudes" line once through security. I don't think it was any shorter, but I ... Read more
Michael Vine
1 review
Sailed May 2008
This cruise was number 17 for my wife and I, our 4th with NCL, and a very special one for my wife and I. It was our 39th anniversary, plus our two grandchildren sailed with us as a high school graduation gift. They had never cruised before ... Read more
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timidfreda
Member Since 2008
1 review
Sailed May 2008
My mom, nephew, his g/f and I left NYC on 5/17 for our Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Spirit. My bro-in-law drove us from our home in Northern NJ to the pier. The traffic was insane as we approached 55th St. Not at all as free flowing as ... Read more
Kercar
1 review
Background: Our group of 11 consisted of: Me, DH, DS~5, DD~2 My husband's parents My husband's brother, his wife, and their 18 month old son My SIL's sister and her boyfriend This was my family's 2nd cruise out of NY on the Spirit. We ... Read more
t&k13
1 review
Sailed May 2008
My husband and I went on our honeymoon with this particular cruise. Now, we have never cruised before, so I have nothing to compare it too, however, I have been on other multiple vacations that I have enjoyed thoroughly. No complaints. ... Read more
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bomber37
Member Since 2008
1 review
Everything was misleading from start to finish. There were alot of fees that was unexpected. Coming into New York was a little hectic and expensive to park. Boarding the ship took a couple of hours. Very friendly staff at first, but ... Read more
golfcrazynjbob
Member Since 2005
9 reviews
81 forum posts
Sailed May 2008
NCL Spirit Cruise - May 17-25, 2008 This was a 8 day cruise that was changed from going to St. Thomas to now going to San Juan, Puerto Rico. This upset many people. We arrived at the Pier at 1:00 PM after going through some awful ... Read more
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luv2cruise08
Member Since 2007
1 review
194 forum posts
We arrived in NY around 10:30 (I know early) we got a couple of chairs by the window until they announced we could wait in line. Probably waited close to an hour. Went through security and then to the corkage fee table. Got #4 card and ... Read more
wolfcel
Member Since 2008
1 review
273 forum posts
Our morning started out by leaving our house at 11am. We arrived at the Pier 40 minutes later, no traffic at all. Our luggage was taken right away at curbside. We entered the Pier terminal and was directed into the "herding line". Because ... Read more
Buffalofirsttimer4
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
1,176 forum post
Sailed April 2008
Our Cruise Review 4/27/08 - 5/3/08 Norwegian Spirit Florida & Bahamas from NYC Ok, first let me state that my family (immediate) and I are first time cruisers. We had a total of 9 on board with us. We had 3 cabins all inside, 2 right ... Read more
Sailed April 2008
We cruised on the Spirit from New York (April 19, 2008). Our experience that we saved and saved for started out bad and just got worse. We begin with the change in itinerary. We purposely booked this cruise so a) we would leave from NY and ... Read more
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ilovewdw
Member Since 2008
1 review
379 forum posts
Sailed April 2008
Background - We booked this cruise about 2 months ago and got a pretty good rate. It was the week after Spring Break, so we had to take DS out of school. Since he has never missed a day of school yet, I didn't think twice about taking him ... Read more
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Sailed April 2008
We got home today. We sailed on the Spirit from NYC 4/27-5/3. Myself, my husband, our 2 kids, daughters 15 and 8, and my sister and her daughter 10. It was my 10 year old niece's first time on a cruise. Her favorite part of the whole ... Read more
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mshanley
1 review
Sailed April 2008
Getting on the ship was a joke, but hey they got in late. Dealing with the passengers in the terminal - they should have done a better job!! Free Style Cruising - where? You can do what you want when you want on any other ship too! If we ... Read more
plcruiser
Member Since 2006
1 review
84 forum posts
Sailed April 2008
Let me start by saying that we enjoyed our cruise on the Spirit. About a year ago we sailed on the Dawn and really enjoyed that cruise so we decided to try the Spirit. I would cruise on the Dawn again but would not cruise on the Spirit. We ... Read more
momtoSam
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
24 forum posts
Even before we went on a cruise we knew it wasn't going to be great. The disappointment started when we got notified by NCL after the booking that due to some technical problems our itinerary was changed. However, not only the port of call ... Read more
bagelsnbrew
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
226 forum posts
Sailed April 2008
We are a family of 4 with a 3yr old and 5yr old boys. We were traveling with 20 others (12 adults and 12 kids, all from Long Island). This is our 3rd cruise, first with kids. Both previous cruises were with RCI. We live locally, so there ... Read more
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