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324 Norwegian Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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jq22
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We had a wonderful trip on the Norwegian Star to the Baltic capitals. We went for our honeymoon and everything was top notch. We have cruised before and found that this crowd of older adults and very few children was the best. Ports: ... Read more
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racman54
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I wanted to visit the Baltic capitals and Saint Petersburg. This cruise visits Copenhagen, Berlin (with a 3-hour drive), Tallinn, St. Petersburg (2 days), Helsinki, and Stockholm with the comfort of a cruise. I travel alone and for solo ... Read more
Bill Jones
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
A neighbor arranged the cruise and invited others to join. First, let me say that cruising is not my first choice of vacation. I would rather spend more time in one location and decide what to do on our own. However, as this cruise went ... Read more
Knapper 10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Went to the Baltics 2 years ago and loved it so wanted to go back. The NCL Star is a lovely ship . Couldn't fault it at all. We had an overnight stay in Copenhagen before embarkation. Copenhagen is a beautiful city and very easy to get ... Read more
sweetpea143
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
142 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our 5th NCL cruise. We've only sailed on NCL in suites. We were in suite 11010, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite with a living and dining area and a small balcony. The suite was identical to the suite we had several years ago on the ... Read more

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bobscoffee
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this review partially because my Great-Great-Great Grandparents emigrated from Sweden to the US. This cruise itinerary gave us the opportunity to spend some time in the old “home country” as well as some of the ... Read more
truetreasureusa
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
1 forum post
17 helpful votes
For background my wife and I are seniors and have enjoyed 14 cruises on the following lines:Carnival, Holland America, NCL, Princess and RCL. This time we choose the 9 night NCL Star Baltic Capitals cruise for the itinerary and the ... Read more
biazange
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Fantastic itinerary !!! Warnermunde ( very far from Berlin ) , I"ve stayed at Rostock, Tallin (wonderful place), St. Petersburg (2 days, awesome ) , Helsinque ( beautiful city) and Estocolm is awesome !!! Old ship , but in good ... Read more
molly2kit
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
264 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We did consecutive cruises on the Star. First 7 day to Norway May 17 then 9 day to Baltic May 24. Was pleasantly surprised. Food was decent but buffet noise level was deafening and it was often very crowded so didn't eat here often. ... Read more
trmiller21
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
We recently returned from our Baltic Sea cruise with NCL on the Norwegian Star. The cruise was better than expected based on reading all of the mixed reviews. We booked a balcony cabin on the 8th floor (8552) and were very please with ... Read more

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Arvy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We were pleased with our first NCL experience, the 9 day "Baltic Capitals" cruise on the Norwegian Star, May 8, 2016. We had read reviews that the ship was showing its age, but I didn't think so. I think there have been recent ... Read more
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kpms
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
143 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Hello! Well this is our 3rd Cruise with Norwegian and would say it was a VERY GOOD Cruise. We chose this cruise based on the Ports / Germany, Estonia, Russia, Finland & Sweden. This cruise we were going with 2 sets of friends ... Read more
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VA Emily
Member Since 2009
1 review
23 forum posts
14 helpful votes
This was the most incredible itinerary! My husband, two daughters and their husbands, and I arrived in Copenhagen two days before sailing so we could explore the city. We stayed at the Airport Hilton which was great as it was a very easy ... Read more
BostonGal35
Member Since 2012
8 reviews
56 forum posts
17 helpful votes
We just returned from the May 8, 2016 sailing of the Baltic Capitals on the Star. This was a 9 day cruise departing from Copenhagen, Denmark calling on the ports of Warnemunde, Germany; Tallin, Estonia; St. Petersburg, Russia; Helsinki, ... Read more
BudinFla
Member Since 2009
20 reviews
416 forum posts
19 helpful votes
My wife and I have been on over 50 cruises and several lines, but this is our first cruise on NCL since we sailed on the Norway. We wanted to see the Fjords and we arriving in Copenhagen on the Regal Princess and the NCL Star was leaving ... Read more

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TwilightZones
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Wanted to explore the Norwegian Fjords without driving too much , so i picked a cruise. First , this is an american ship under Bahamas ( fiscal paradise , hahaha ) flag and ship currency is US$. Cabin : had 8612 obstructed exterieur ... Read more
DanWilJr
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
12 forum posts
15 helpful votes
At the end of last April my wife and I were looking at out vacation options both us wanted to return to Europe and after much searching we found this cruise as we actually wanted to travel the week prior but we were not able to book the ... Read more
cruisewithhank
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Since we were the last tour of the season, these notes won’t apply until next year when they restart the Baltic cruises. But there were advantages to being the last cruise of the season—fewer ships at each port, prices lower as ... Read more
sdean
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our second NCL cruise and we have NO complaints. the staff was great, the activities were plentiful, and food was good. We sailed the Baltic Sea, my personal concern was that the excursions were too long. St. Petersburg ... Read more
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psharmamba@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Just completed a 9 night Balcan Capital Cruise on NCL Star. This was our third NCL cruise and we have been on many other cruiselines. We liked the itinerary and ports of call. That was amazing. Right from Berlin to Estonia, St ... Read more

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eatprayloveall
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
26 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Being a newbie and having never cruised before, we got the royal treatment, family trip with three senior adult women who booked in an inside cabin, sisters had previously cruised so they were more skilled and knew what to expect. A short ... Read more
grantju42
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Previously, I have traveled on Holland America, Cunard, and Viking River cruises. We liked this itinerary so we decided to try Norwegian. First, the things I liked: free style dining, the amenities and spaciousness of the cabin, the ... Read more
AWENINAZ
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
633 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
General: This was our 7th NCL cruise since 2003, but first on this class of ship. We were sailing for the ports so this older ship was a pleasant surprise. The public spaces were clean and looked new, probably due to the refurbishment ... Read more
Jnissen
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
First time on Norwegian but 10th cruise. Found no comfortable lounge areas on ship. Most areas had chairs that remind you of sitting at someone's kitchen table. There were window seats looking over the sea but not comfortable chairs; ... Read more
klshepherd57
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We booked a cruise early in the year for the Baltic Sea on the Norwegian Star. We were worried after we read several reviews that were less than glowing about the same cruise earlier in the year. Those worries were unfounded. We had a ... Read more

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