Could not ask for better!: Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review by HOTCATPM

Norwegian Spirit 5
HOTCATPM
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Could not ask for better!

Sail Date: April 2017
Destination: Europe
Embarkation: Venice
Chose this cruise based on date and itinerary and were certainly not disappointed. Weather was perfect, destinations great, staff on ship friendly , helpful and wonderful. Our balcony cabin was comfortable with lots of storage and a very comfy bed. The ship was spotless, elegantly decorated and just the perfect size for us. We rarely took advantage of the specialty dining due to exhaustion from extensive excursions. By choice we ate in general dining and found it to be acceptable. The port service was exceptional and every shore excursion (4) we booked through cruise , though expensive, were wonderful. We were so pleased that we took advantage of the 4 deposits for future cruises. I have only a few suggestions for NCL. The only clock in the cabin was on the phone and very hard to see. A magnifying mirror would be handy in the bathroom, also. We will cruise with NCL again and in fact would love to be on the Spirit. Less

Published 05/10/17
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Cabin review: B311638 Family Balcony

Larger than we expected and tons of storage. Our large suitcases easily fit under the bed and plenty of room for clothes in closet and drawers. Loved the balcony, spent time there at sail away and just put my feet up and relax. By leaving the curtain open we were awakened each morning by the sunrise. Near the elevators and dining,

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Port and Shore Excursions


Acropolis

The tour guide was excellent , the driver a magician , traffic as always was a nightmare. So glad we took a tour, fab. meal at Dionysis at foot of Acropolis. We had plenty of free time to shop and take pics. wished we had stopped to see Guards @ Capitol but just drove past. All in all Excellent tour

Did a private tour of old city which was great. Wish we had went up the cable car to Srd Mtn

Private tour with driver who did not speak English well so was quite for long drive into Florence. Had great tour guide in Florence and it was the most beautiful city in all of Italy with incredible history. Time for pics and meal was adequate and the Tower of Pisa was amazing.

Aix-en-Provence

Bus tour to town and then walking tour Guide was great and moved quickly through the oldest part of town then left us with directions to return to bus in 1 hr Shopped had snack and returned easily, others got lost and were late to return to bus. Not impressed with town, possibly had seen so much by this point we were jaded by age of city.

Did private Amalfi Coast , Pompei and Sorrento, Postiana tour. Lovely tour with excellent guide, Diego took us to a great rest. in Postiano for a meal with a view. best private tour we had.
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City Tour

Ultimate Rome included everything we wanted to see and lots of walking. Excellent guides on bus and City portion, Busy city with more than can be seen in a day. But they sure tried. Will need to go back someday and see the rest.

Prehistoric Museum

Excellent tour guide Theophyliss made tour entertaining and educational. comfortable ride and loved the Prehistoric Museum, much more than expected. Drove all over island spent time in Oia and Fira with great meal in Fira overlooking the Caldera. Plenty of shopping and pic time.

Did our own thing and a private tour of the Doge Palace. Lovely city , very crowded, 2 days were not enough time will have to go back for more.
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