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314 Norwegian Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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girlgemini
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is my fourth time cruising with NCL only because of their freestyle cruising which allows me to be more relaxed and do what I want to do when I want it, after all I'm on vacation. Overall, it's been a great experience, the food is ... Read more
thirdeastshak3
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
184 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We just got back from sailing on the Norwegian Star for 9 days in the Baltic Sea. I'll do my best to give you the low down on all the positives and negatives. This was our second NCL cruise and will not be our last, we're already booked ... Read more
Lifeisforliving
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Overall food was good except the main courses in The Aqua and Versailles Restaurants were not up to any standard. Indian cuisine was non existing ...Dal only everyday. The sauna or steam room facilities was NOT for general use. Shore ... Read more
BarbaraDae
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise with Norwegian. We were on the Epic, Pearl, Getaway, Sun, and now the Star. Even though this is an older ship we enjoyed the fact that activities were centralized on the 7th deck and easy to locate. The Cruise ... Read more
barcos
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Wonderful experience -- with some exceptions!! Dining in the Versailles was NOT a good experience. Stuffy decor, inept waitstaff the first day, first meal was a most unpleasant start. Aqua was a wonderful venue, relaxed, not ... Read more

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Devilaw
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
200 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The ports are definitely the "Star" of this cruise. This was our fifth NCL cruise and as always we received outstanding service from booking to disembarkation. As a ship the Star falls in the middle of the ships we have been ... Read more
rbeerman1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Loved the Baltic ports, especially the Old Town of Tallinn, the overall look and feel of Copenhagen, the surprising revelation of the beauty of Stockholm, and the many spectacular sights in St. Petersburg. The entertainment in the main ... Read more
torresrm
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
This is| the most boring cruise I have taken with Norwegian. This is my 4th. There are no excitement. The cruise director really need a vacation. I think there are need a regular inspection in some area. For example, the shower room ... Read more
Roy Ellison
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have done a fair amount of cruises and this one was one of the best. The ship' the crew the staff just every one was so friendly and helpful. The food and choices were amazing. The entertainment and activities filled your days and ... Read more
brother_unknown@yahoo.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
You get what you pay for. NCL is a 3rd tier cruise line. In terms of lines I have ridden, Viking and AMA Waterways are first tier, Princess, Holland-America, and Royal Carribean are 2nd, and Carnival, MSC and Costa are 3rd also. O.K. so ... Read more

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sarucha8
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
It was our second time cruising the Baltic. We love the places we visited and got a very nice time with a very good weather. The ship was very nice, specially the size. We had a balcony cabin in deck 10. The cabin isn't big but ... Read more
msboschman
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
I've waited this long (5 months) to write a review of our cruise, hoping time would improve my outlook. It hasn't! This was our first time cruising on NCL. We've cruised with Celebrity and Royal Caribbean before. As soon as we entered the ... Read more
Trinidadian
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We cruised on this ship (the Norwegian Star) in Feb 2014 doing the 14 day Panama Canal cruise. The decline in the quality of the food and on-board service in the seven month interval was very noticeable. Specifically there was no Lobster ... Read more
Value_Seeker
Member Since 2010
1 review
88 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have cruised before, but my new partner hadn't, so there was a lot riding on this holiday!! I chose the cruise very carefully based on the itinerary as it seemed to tick all the boxes, with the added excitement of going to Russia!! My ... Read more
4774Papa
Member Since 2010
15 reviews
9,481 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Two cruises dodging storms on the Norwegian Star Our trip to northern Europe started with our drive to Miami to catch our flight to Copenhagen, Denmark. We drove down from Georgia on 16 September to the Holiday Inn, Miami International ... Read more

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pdennett
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
As I was on the same cruise as another reviewer I was amazed that he felt so strongly and so critical of the cruise! The ship encountered a cat 2 hurricane storm - the reason for many of the closures of facilities and why some of the ... Read more
msboschman
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
We (2 married couples) thought we'd give NCL's "free-styling Cruises" a try since, after the cruise we were doing a month long car trip thru the Czech Republic and Germany and didn't want to use up valuable trunk space with a suitcase or ... Read more
stagetek23
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
167 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
My hubby and I booked this cruise 18 months before, it was a wonderful trip to plan. The Star looks great. There are things here and there that she is showing her age but that would only be seen if you were being picky. There were a few ... Read more
Kitsteps
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
98 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
My wife and I have toured the world by Car, Rail, Coach, Plane, Ship and River Cruises and honestly cannot believe the negative reviews we read regarding the "STAR" of recent times .The reviews we read must be from people expecting ten ... Read more
Moonflower 3
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Neither of us have been on a cruise before. We chose NCL because it seemed more flexible. Not keen on dressing up for dinner and the all the other dining rituals. We enjoyed all the ports and the excursion that made the biggest impression ... Read more

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lavenderrabbit1
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
69 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have cruised more than twenty times, with Celebrity being until recently our favorite, but also having appreciated Regent and HAL. We had cruised on NCL before. We had found the Sun's food absolutely horrible, and the Epic was a gong ... Read more
janrn1224
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We went on the Star and booked a suite. It started out very nice, lunch in a private dining room, escorted to our rooms. But it went quickly downhill. The food was the worst that we have ever had on a cruise ship...lukewarm to cold, ... Read more
dasilva99
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
I have been on the Norwegian Epic and the Sun, and really enjoyed the meals on board. Unfortunately, the meals at the Versailles dining room (one of the main dining rooms) were not all that good. We noticed that there was also a problem ... Read more
wolfg
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Overall, this cruise was a good value. My first time with NCL, and we booked because of the ports, all of which we wanted to see. However, after making the trip, I would easily trade Tallin, or even Helsinki for an extra day in St. ... Read more
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Trotpot
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First time with NCL and on an American culture cruise ship. Arrived at Copenhagen an hour after our allocated boarding time - it seems almost all the boat had same boarding time ! Took about an hour between arrival to getting on board. ... Read more

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