First time : Norwegian Star Cruise Review by trax
Overall Member Rating
Destination: Panama Canal & Central America
Embarkation: Los Angeles
"Specialty dining" is a slap in the face to anyone that has cruised before. While it may be a money maker for the cruise line, it detracts from the overall cruising experience to be required to 'pay more' for better food. In the regular dining rooms, the same 8 oz mediocre sirloin steak was offered every day. Other entrees were only slightly more appealing.
"Free Style More dining" and pre paid gratuities do not allow for any personalization with staff to get into any kind of familiarity at dining. Pursers desk staff were polite, but rarely spoke understandable English telling you what they thought you wanted to hear. Getting off the ship was very poorly publicized. PA system announcements of instructions were rarely audible. If this cruise is the trend of the future, we most likely will not be cruising again. Less
Cabin review: IF4553 Inside
Very 'limited' TV programming. No schedules or channel guides. Very unnecessary repeating of ship promotions. Ice only by room service request. No coffee maker. More "Ship Cam" channels could be added.Read All Inside (IF) Reviews >>
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