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TOM CRUIZES
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,494 forum post
Winter Break great Price and Deal, Ship was nice Size, had an OV Stateroom on D6 Fwd Port Side, with an AI package which worked very Well. Embarkation was very quick and Smooth with the Staterooms available from 12noon which was really ... Read more
DanishFinn
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
Great itinerary was our main reason for choosing NCL Spirit this spring and since it has been quite a long time since our last cruise we bought a suite to make the cruise even better. The positive sides are the fact that everything ... Read more
GMDISOC
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers and have sailed on several ships and several different lines in the US and Europe. The following is my observation. Lines. Wait. Crowds. Reservations for a tender? First the good. The food was as good or ... Read more
BrynMawrPA
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
35 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose to cruise back to back (first Canary Island then W. Mediterranean) on the NCL Spirit because of the great itineraries and the reasonable base cruise fares. When we booked, all additional charges (i.e. port fees and taxes, ... Read more
Lilybop
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just back 2 - 13th Feb around the med. I was a bit worried after reading some reviews but we had a great holiday. The drinks package was the best value we have ever had but this was our first cruise with NCL. We also had 4 specialty ... Read more
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sarahbeth722
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
My fiance and I chose this cruise because we are recently engaged and found an incredible deal with Norwegian- we decided that this would essentially be our honeymoon, as we are starting our own business and wouldn't have the time or the ... Read more
scubamargie
Member Since 2005
1 review
479 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We just returned from the Western Med cruise out of Barcelona on the NCL Spirit. The ship is fine, the itinerary was great, and the service was as good as any of the cruise lines, but NCL will nickel and dime you so beware! From the time ... Read more
celtic456
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Simply cannot believe the cost of everything from $327 Internet Access for the cruise to $399 Ultimate Rome DAY trip EACH! $15 corkage if you have the audacity to open a bottle of your own wine. (Still far cheaper than buying on ship). ... Read more
Godfrey
Member Since 2006
1 review
18 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
This was our first time with Norwegian. We picked the cruise (21 Jan, Canaries) because it was a good price anyway, but with the bonus of the Ultimate Drinks Package thrown in more or less free (not that either of us drink that much, but ... Read more
Nitroweb
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Don't like negativity but after 34 cruises we have found bottom of the barrel. Ship is the oldest I think NCL operates and it is very tired but kept very, very clean. Odd design compered with other ships but this is perhaps down to age. ... Read more
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Roadrunnerelephant
Member Since 2014
1 review
31 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We booked this at shorter notice than normal due to health issues but the price was right and although we've been to the Canaries several times before we've not visited mainland Spain or Casablanca.So a nice cruise and some winter sun were ... Read more
Polly 48
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our first time cruising with NCL. We saw this cruise advertised and though it would be nice to get away from the UK for some winter sun. The package we chose included ultimate drinks package and four dine around options. The ... Read more
lovtrav56
Member Since 2013
1 review
318 forum posts
we chose this cruise based on the price and itinerary as we do not like a lot of sea days and this cruise was very port intensive. What really made this cruise special though was the people we met on cruise critic before the cruise and ... Read more
Larry Laws
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We planned on visiting friends in Gran Canaria so to make the journey from the West coast of Canada worthwhile we thought a cruise would be nice. This is our first cruise with Norwegian and our fifth cruise on five different cruise lines. ... Read more
JanetAllenWoods
Member Since 2017
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
As a well seasoned international traveler, cruiser, business owner and owner of a vacation rental property, its hard for me to write a negative review, but someone has to say something about this cruise line.So here it goes: 1. Know ... Read more
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RetirementCoach
Member Since 2010
1 review
5 helpful votes
MY friend and I have previously sailed on Norwegian Star and thoroughly enjoyed it. Spirit was a different story. The vibration and noise in the cabin when in open waters at full speed was unbearable, particularly in Bedroom part of cabin. ... Read more
Dutch Canadian
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Cruise was delayed for two days due to fog in Venice. We missed the port In Crete. Was assigned inside cabin on 8 floor, every night while trying to sleep had to listen to the music woofers coming up from the dance floor. (Full ship no ... Read more
WanderingTheWorld
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I took an NCL cruise during Christmas 2015. Because we had such a good time, we decided to do it again. After this latest experience, it is doubtful Christmas cruising will become a tradition. Embarking in Barcelona was a ... Read more
foodhal
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
First I want to say that i was told that this liner is soon up for refurbishment , it makes it sound like it needs it , but it doesn't . The bed is still the most comfortable I have ever slept in . The staff are , almost without ... Read more
spandance
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
214 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I am a great fan of NCL, well I should say I used to be then I found that they started to go downhill and tried RCI, Holland America, MSC and celebrity. I sailed back on NCL in September on Jade from Venice and had such an amazing time ... Read more
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jimkath
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
As 1st time cruisers we extremely enjoyed this voyage. Beautiful ship, lovely cabin,with a balcony, very friendly helpful and polite staff Food plenty and enjoyable, liked the freestyle experience although there were plenty of other ... Read more
Cruise.addict
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
48 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We took advantage of the upgrade offer to the penthouse suite a few days before embarkation. Wow! Am I gad I did, it was worth every penny! We were treated VIP from boarding, to breakfast to room service and dinner service. We never had to ... Read more
kaviz
Member Since 2011
1 review
47 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The cruise was very "port intensive' which gave us the chance to experience many different venues. The ports were mainly cities that are well known for their treasures, culture, and food. The sea days were relaxing and gave us time ... Read more
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SLydon
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The NCL staff are great and it is hard work dealing with people who have drinks packages and a sense of entitlement. If you see the photos of the management, there are very few women. I like to spend my money with organisations that ... Read more
ManofTravels
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
123 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
We are NCL cruisers but have only been on smaller ships. This was our first time to cruise on a massive ship so were excited by the anticipation of it. We cruised a B2B from Barcelona to Port Canaveral, then remained on board for the next ... Read more
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