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248 Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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RSINGFL
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my 11th cruise 2nd one with Norwegian. The first time aboard the Star was pretty good enough to try them again, not so much with this ship. Getting on and off the ship in Port Canaveral was a breeze. The ship itself was clean, ... Read more
Ines & Volker
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
61 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We've been back to back on the Spirit from 26 December 2016 and we loved it! The first week we had a oceanview cabin on deck 4. The cabin was good but it was very noisy. We learnt that we'll never book on deck 4 again. Our cabin steward ... Read more
Mag P
Member Since 2015
1 review
22 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My husband and I are NCL Platinum members and have always enjoyed all of the ships in the line. This was our second time on the NCL Spirit and we enjoyed her just as much as the first time. Our cabin was 9056 and was comfortable. ... Read more
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vacayplease
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
I went on this cruise over the New Years' holiday with a group of 14 including myself. Overall everyone had a great week! The group consisted of all age groups, 2 children, 1 teenager, 3 young adults, 6 adults, and 2 seniors. The 14 of ... Read more
Sowell
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the packages offered and because it was convenient to get to the day after Christmas. Ship was old which we knew but it was also dirty, not so much the inside but the balconies, decks and windows. Staff ... Read more

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monroej
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Let me begin with saying ultimately we had a great time, my DH and I can really have fun no matter where we are, plus the unlimited drinks package helps! The ports were awesome, I love the western Caribbean. I have been on 10+ cruises ... Read more
Mom3crazydogs
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
1st Time on Norwegian, we booked this last minute for the holidays. We typically Cruise Celebrity and we went into this trip with open minds about food and service. It didn't take long to comprehend how far we had dropped. Service was ... Read more
Bev avery
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Upon embarkation the agent was having issues with her computer, we has to switch lanes twice, very rushed, no mention of onboard credit sect,, then when we got to the ship, same thing, computer issues, did not feel they were on top of ... Read more
beckylynn05
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Spirit is a older ship so we are expectations weren't as high on the condition of the ship. However most of the areas were great and very clean. We had 2 different rooms and 2 very different stewards. 1 was perfect every detail ... Read more
tc525252
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My husband and I took the Christmas cruise on NCL Spirit, the second time we sailed on this ship after sailing with NCL 13 times. Although we realize that NCL is not known to be a luxury cruise line, we do expect decent food and service. ... Read more

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Tawnya2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first Christmas cruise and our 8th cruise all together. We have sailed on Carnival six times, Royal Caribbean once and now Norwegian Spirit. We booked this ship due to the packages being offered and price. Unfortunately at ... Read more
ckhantzis
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Re: Trapped in the Norwegian Spirit PRISON SHIP Two week cruise from December 19, 2015 to January 2, 2016 Escaped on December 26, 2015 The amoral management of Norwegian Cruise lines displays no guilt in running sleek ads on ... Read more
hellotoyou222
Member Since 2014
1 review
122 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Overall, the spirit was definitely my least favorite ncl cruise, though i still enjoyed myself. One thing i really liked was the asian decor. very different feel than the other ships, which i love but find to be basically similar in ... Read more
oliver1
Member Since 2010
1 review
66 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
The embarkation process went smoothly. The drink package was terrific. The 2 main dining rooms honored your dinner reservations. The wait staff was poorly trained and did not know how to explain dishes on the menu. The food choices for ... Read more
sunsail71
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
When entering our balcony room the floor was covered in crumbs. It was also hard to miss the mold ring in the toilet and mildew on the walls. The service was very below grade compared to Disney and Royal Caribbean. The food compared to ... Read more

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Foreschur
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Have been on 4 other Norwegian trips and all much better than this. I have rated NCL high in past. Not this time. The staff vary greatly in attitude. Steward and some special dining & buffet staff great, but others surly and just ... Read more
Cruisermom2nick
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
260 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Travelers: Myself and hubby, ages 44 & 44, son age 16 and mom age 69, who had her own cabin Cabins: Us- 9532/Mom(Grandma)- 10536 Staff- Gio was a personable and fun CD- although he still was not as great as Joel from the Getaway! ... Read more
natasha216
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was my 10th cruise, but my first with Norwegian and my first bad experience. Breakfast and dinner in the main dining room took 2-2 1/2 hours every day. Items would arrive cold or sometimes not at all. The food was only so-so. Every ... Read more
watermistress
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I am a very forgiving person but this cruise was hard to forgive. We knew going in that this is the oldest boat in the fleet so I expected some problems, our shower door did not open easily but maintenance fixed that, although we did not ... Read more
dreamcruiser525
Member Since 2009
1 review
255 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We had cruised previously on the Norwegian Sun and were very pleased with the meals, staff drinks and ship. The Norwegian Spirit let us down in all areas with the exception of the entertainment. 19 cruises under our belt. We realized ... Read more

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seattlecritic
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My family and I were very much looking forward to this Caribbean cruise. We had been to Mexico and Alaska before and had very positive experiences. We were not prepared for what we experienced on the Spirit, however. This is the ... Read more
bdavid1278
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Just returned from Sailing on NCL Spirit, Western Caribbean. I have sailed with NCL many times, on the Epic, Getaway and Pearl. Although getting around this ship was difficult as some decks did not extend the full length of the ship, ... Read more
peacebeautytruth
Member Since 2015
1 review
270 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We found the ship very charming. The service from staff across all departments on the ship was very good! Food was good in the specialty restaurants (we went to 3 of them). Windows restaurant was very very good, good food, good ... Read more
blslayton
Member Since 2009
1 review
46 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Overall the cruise was up to par. The ship is a smaller more intimate. Service in The Windows restaurant was below average. Most meals were delivered slow and warm not hot and some were delivered cold. We switched to The Gardens and were ... Read more
judithsharp
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We just got back from sailing on the Spirit. We left out of Port Canaveral, however I felt that this was port was not organized. casino was a little small but the ventilation system was horrible. I am not a smoker and normally I would not ... Read more

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