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657 Norwegian Venice Cruise Reviews
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Jeanius88
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
just got back from the Norwegian Star. nice ship and relaxed. buffet was good and the food was tasty. Always a table available. plenty of storage in the cabin and was kept clean and tidy. had the drinks package but unfortunately not many ... Read more
VA Mom
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first Norwegian cruise and we are now freestyle dining converts. We enjoyed Cagneys so much on our first night, we went back later in the week. Le Bistro, Moderno and Teppanyaki were all fabulous. We tried Market Place Cafe ... Read more
SammySunshine
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
My husband and I decided to go on our first cruise with Norwegian Cruises because we liked the fact that it was freestyle cruising and we loved all the ports it was stopping at. We were not disappointed at all with this decision, we ... Read more
debbieweare
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this ship so we could celebrate our 25th wedding anniversay on 25th April 2017. As it was the first cruise I had ever been on, I was very aprehensive about being out on the open sea and also not knowing what to expect from a ... Read more
Donnakbmu
Member Since 2016
1 review
64 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was scheduled as the Ports of Call were exceptional. This itinerary was allowed us to visit many of the world's most famous historical sights. The ship was well laid out and the food was excellent. We enjoyed the variety of ... Read more
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DGGroot
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We cruised 1 week with NCL Star from Venice. Good cabin, good itenary with plenty of time on shore. Only 1 day at sea. The ship is small enough to dock very near to the old town, we did not use tenders boats. We did not book tours ... Read more
lilacsparkle
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Started in Venice where we spent two days before joining the ship which we enjoyed and will definitely return to Venice again very quirky something for everyone. This is are first cruise with Norweigen and we were very pleased that we ... Read more
HOTCATPM
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Chose this cruise based on date and itinerary and were certainly not disappointed. Weather was perfect, destinations great, staff on ship friendly , helpful and wonderful. Our balcony cabin was comfortable with lots of storage and a very ... Read more
Wendy-Europe
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
574 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I ve cruise with various lines and with NCL before - but I think, if the Norwegian Star was my first cruise ship, I would not cruise again. The Itinerary was interesting and we enjoyed the ports. Cruise started at Venice, and we visited ... Read more
9tee2Sea
Member Since 2014
1 review
65 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The NCL Spirit is an older ship. The smaller size makes it a lot more comfortable than the big mega ships floating around these days. The bathroom was average. It did have an enclosed glass shower ( not a curtain, but glass doors) as ... Read more
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funnybunny70
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
105 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We booked this cruise for a quick spring break but after reading a few reviews and the recent aizipod problems the ship had had we were a little bit worried to say the least. So we set off along with two other family members to catch the ... Read more
Devilaw
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
232 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I selected this cruise solely because of the itinerary as we really wanted to go to Israel and this was the only NCL cruise going there. The fact that several other ports are not on the regular schedule was an added bonus. We ... Read more
BrianC-80
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
192 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We were a little apprehensive going onto the Spirit because we'd most recently been on the Epic and thought that the size difference would be a problem. We couldn't have been more wrong - it was delightful. The boarding could have been ... Read more
Larfish
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise mainly because of its itinerary. The ship itself was nothing to write home about but served the purpose just fine. We are not wall climbers or wave runner people so none of that stuff was missed. If you are looking ... Read more
heatherbelle
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
811 forum posts
My mum has always wanted to return to Israel having visited 30 years ago and this was her first adventure ever on a cruise ship. I was concerned about sailing on the oldest smallest ship in the fleet, as I usually choose new ships. ... Read more
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Mom_of_5
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We just returned early this morning from Venice, and an 11 day Holy Land cruise with Norwegian. Amazing itinerary: Israel, Crete, Cyprus, Rhodes, Split, Montenegro. Trip of a lifetime. We loved the ship food. I especially loved the ... Read more
Jemmy
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
10 forum posts
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary & because we have been pleased with NCL in the past. A group of 8 friends stayed at a small hotel, the Violino, near San Marco before the cruise. Exploring Venice was great. Then we ... Read more
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Traveller1970
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
This was our second cruise on the Spirit and it's showing its age. The staff works hard to make it look fresh but the decor needs updating and some maintenance is required to meet the standard of other ships in the NCL fleet. Interesting ... Read more
bobfromselby
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
21 forum posts
Itinerary was excellent. Two days in Israel and some other ports of call that are attractive in different ways that were easily accessible. That was the main attraction. The ship was old but looked well cared for. The sailing was very ... Read more
kicolares
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
It was a very interesting cruise for the visit to Israel. That visit was inspiring and impressive, being in Israel for two days was great. Arriving at the port for boarding from the peoples train it's a long way. I think Norwegian should ... Read more
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lostinparadise999
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
39 forum posts
7 helpful votes
As we have been on the Mediterranean cruise 3 times previously and wanted to cruise the Mediterranean during the Christmas season, the only choice was NCL Spirit. We thought we would try this cruise as a prelude to a longer NCL cruise. ... Read more
MJM9166
Member Since 2009
1 review
17 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I picked this cruise because of the dates and the ports. The dates didn't change but the ports did. A few months before we sailed I got a letter saying that because of a "berthing conflict" Naples was being replaced with Palermo ... Read more
ptcruzer
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Started off poorly as the weather in Venice did not cooperate and had to kill one port (Crete) but once we got started it was one interesting adventure after another. Overall great ports and the ship experience was very good. Pretty ... Read more
Frannietoo
Member Since 2009
1 review
147 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We love the Spirit. It is the perfect size and the staff are friendly and accommodating...BUT.. We are really re evaluating our travel style due to lots of minor minor frustrations. Taken individually they are nothing, add them all ... Read more
Rwf1538
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
132 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I chose this cruise because of the fantastically low price, but I was soon to find out why the price was so low. The Mediterranean itinerary was very attractive and included Israel and Cyprus, two places I had never been. The cabin (9572) ... Read more
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