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Norwegian Sun Cruise Review by frankie1717: Worst ever

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Member Since 2011
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Cabin 2.0
Dining 1.0
Embarkation 4.0
Enrichment Activities 2.0
Entertainment 1.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 3.0
Public Rooms 3.0
Rates 3.0
Service 3.0
Shore Excursions 3.0
Value for Money 3.0

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Worst ever

Sail Date: December 2011
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

This first time I have reviewed a cruise. That's how disappointing this cruise was. Without reservation, the worst cruise ever. Have cruised 24 times, 5 with NCL.

Food in all venues, especially the buffet not good. Always cold and limited choices. Food items were frequently not replenished unless you tracked down a dining room staff member Not much better in specialty restaurant.

With a few exceptions, entertainment terrible. Lounge group "Flyer" were excellent as were juggler and comedian. All production shows were not worth seeing.

Cabin still has TV the same size as my first TV in 1955. Constant interference from other channels. Bar soap and lotions not provided unless you went to guest services and made a special request.

For a small ship, tender operations were a mess. Staff was ill trained and ill prepared to handle tender operations. Passengers became hostile while waiting to access tenders.
If you plan on a quiet location out More of the sun, stay in your cabin. No outdoor seating area provided to meet both requirements.
This ship is a perfect candidate for salvage.
NCL private island Stirrup Cay excellent snorkeling Less

Published 12/20/11

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Cabin review: B39268 Family Balcony

Port and Shore Excursions

Took short taxi ride to San Francisco beach to snorkel. excellent. Many beach choices side by side
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Not much to do here. If you have not been to space center, absolutely worth the trip. Cocoa beach is nearby

Did island tour. Very interesting. A free shuttle is available for travel to castles (forts). You can use your NPS seniors park pass for free access to castles. Shopping close by.
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Excellent duty free port for US citizens. double duty free allowance.
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