Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Norwegian Sky Cruise Review by Rob

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Norwegian Sky Cruise Review by Rob
Norwegian Sky
Norwegian Sky
Member Name: Rob
Cruise Date: February 2008
Embarkation: Honolulu
Destination: Hawaii
Cabin Category:
Cabin Number:
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
See More About: Norwegian Sky Cruise Reviews | Hawaii Cruise Reviews | NCL Cruise Deals
Member Rating   2.0 out of 5+
Dining 1.0
Public Rooms 2.0
Cabins 2.0
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 3.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 5.0
Embarkation 3.0
Service 2.0
Value-for-Money 2.0
Rates 4.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
American Discount Cruises
Direct Line Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow

Ship Facts: Norwegian Sky Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Norwegian Sky Deck Plans
was a flop !
I was expecting a small cabin but I was not expecting a cabin with the last traveler's garbage, three burned out light bulbs, damaged vanity, a bed that would not stay together, hair dryer that would not work, plug in that would not and oh yes a moldy shower curtain. So it was off to the basket ball / volley ball court / shuffle board to work off the displeasure. It would seem the sports equipment was borrowed from my highschool -circa 1980. The weight gym was a little better but still, missing pieces, out of service equipment, and frequently no towels added to the frustration. So how 'bout a swim - well no, the pools were closed more often than open. Well there was always the food. So lets see, walked out of one restaurant after 2 hours and still had not received all of the meal. The waiter spilled a glass of wine on the table of another ( which was never refilled ).

Staff service varied greatly - It would seem senior staff was very helpful and genuinely concerned. Others it was hard to get the time of day. Many staff were lethargic and really did not seem to care. Makes me more than a little annoyed there was a mandatory tip each day. The on board shows were entertaining; comedian Bud Andersen was hilarious.

Two of the stops had tendered travel to shore. Staff did a good job getting people off in a relatively orderly fashion.

The islands were fantastic, the people, the beaches, activities - all great. I was actually dreading returning to the ship after a day on shore. Shore excursion staff ( on the islands ) were very personable. Our group rented scooters and did a tour of Kauai. That was the highlight of the trip. Great way to see the island and meet people. Two meals at Duke's on the beach during the stay made me a little more disappointed with ship food.

Cannot say enough good things about the islands - great place for all ages of people.

Publication Date: 03/14/08
More Norwegian Sky Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Norwegian Sky review Read the next Norwegian Sky review

Like This Review?

Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Hawaii Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Norwegian Sky Review
NCL Cruise Deals
NCL Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.