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DJE55
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We choose this cruise for its destinations and the ease of getting to Venice and back from Barcelona. The ship is relatively small by today's standards and as it was 12 days we hoped to avoid the overcrowding we have experienced on other ... Read more
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tbrods
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We Loved the Norwegian Spirit!!! The entertainment was amazing. We love the freestyle dining and all the great options for dinner. The embarkation and disembarkation was so smooth. The ports of call were amazing. The only disadvantage ... Read more
kaztuck@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This cruise was for our honeymoon (age 29 and 32). It was our first cruise and far exceeded our expectations. Having read lots of reviews where people talked about the 'dated' ship, we expected it to be pretty bad. However, I really don't ... Read more
kilgou
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
NCL are expensive especially if you do not have a drinks package. we were charged $6.50 for a plastic litre bottle of water from our minibar. that just cannot be justified. no price list supplied for the minibar in the cabin. P&O ... Read more
betsiebooboo
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
The Jade is an old ship. There are far too many people crammed on it resulting it tremendous difficulty in finding tables at the buffet and sunbeds. The staff remove towels from sunbeds after 30 minutes if unused which may help to free ... Read more

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Qix
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
18 helpful votes
Having cruised twice previously on large ships (Ventura and Independence of the Seas), after a 3 year break from cruising we (being a family of 4) were looking to return to it for a 1 week break at fairly late notice this summer (June, for ... Read more
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salosm
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
The good: The places (Croatia and Greece) are amazing! 80% of the time the cruise staff was extremely friendly The ship is OK The food has very good quality (but if you are a foodie don't expect anything fancy) The bad: ... Read more
juliamdown
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We had an oceanview balcony cabin which was good for 2 adults plus a teenager. very impressed with the amount of room although we found storage to be slightly an issue which we had to overcome. but very very clean and didnt have a ... Read more
Traveling redhead
Member Since 2013
1 review
75 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Great trip from Venice to Barcelona. I would recommend this itinerary to anyone. We had three days in Venice before departure. We had an AirBnB that was wonderful. Enjoyed exploring Venice. We booked an inside, midship room. Exactly ... Read more
Matsurida
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was only my second cruise (first for the rest of the family) and the last one was around 20 years ago so I'm not able to make much of a comparison. We chose NCL because they offer decent value for money in Germany as one of only two ... Read more

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Hindhead
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Wanted to take granddaughter to Santorini and Athens so picked this cruise, did not know which cabin,it was on fourth deck do not recommend as is very noisy we had constant noise of running water and our toilet did not work on three ... Read more
Mulshy
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
The destinations and the duration suited us,Eastern Med and for 8 days. This was our first cruise and we both loved it,from start to finish we were looked after,wined,dined entertained and cannot praise the ship crew highly enough. All ... Read more
gary222
Member Since 2016
1 review
141 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
BAD POINTS: Very busy, packed with of out of control children. Irritating pop music being played constantly. Over-priced drinks (cheapest glass of wine $11) Over-priced Excursions Dreadful cabin TV. Sports channel repeats ... Read more
lredmond
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
13 helpful votes
This was our 6th cruise on NCL and chose this particular itinerary as it covered both Athens and Rome. Many other cruise ships offer one or the other. We also had Venice on our must visit list. We arrived in Venice the day prior to ... Read more
Robwith
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Just returned back in Melbourne, Australia after a month in Europe. After a week in Paris...yum...and 4 days in stunning Venice...we excitedly joined the Spirit for a Mediterranean cruise. We had been on a Celebrity cruise 2 years earlier ... Read more

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Helcar23
Member Since 2015
1 review
18 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Had a great cruise. Good service and meals very good too. Ate at raffles buffet for breakfast and lunch and Windows dining room in the evenings. Ate at shoguns asian restaurant too. Ports were great. Did our own thing in all ports except ... Read more
AmNotRay
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
The Spirit is an older ship but she still sails a true course. It's smaller than the enormities that have come out to sea recently, but I do think that her smaller size is actually a plus. The cruise is long and there are few toddler's on ... Read more
Jaaljo
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
All the countries and cities visited were very nice. Food was good except terrible choices of bread. The Spirit is a nice ship that needs a bit of care - which it will have later this year. Air con cannot be turned off in the cabin ... Read more
PaulDonohue
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have cruised several times before but we learnt a big lesson on this partcular cruise. DO NOT BOOK A CABIN THAT IS UNDER A KITCHEN AREA. Especially 6065 on the Norwegian Spirit. I am sure that this ship is no different to others, so in ... Read more
Mariamichelle
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Beautiful ship! Good food and service. Didn't love all the ports. Athens is not a place I want to revisit. Croatia is it okay but probably not a place I would visit again. Santorini is wonderful but I had been there before, ... Read more

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texp
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
First time with Norwegian line but thoroughly enjoyed this cruise with my partner. The ship, cabin, and freestyle dining were all excellent, the itinerary was also good although we declined to go ashore in Santorini because of the ... Read more
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klm1
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
A Mediterranean cruise has been on my bucket list for a very long time. We finally decided to do it this year, for my friend's 50th birthday. We chose this cruise because (a) we had done NCL twice before and really liked it, and (b) the ... Read more
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dalbristow
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We (family of five, kids 10, 14, 16) are not experienced cruisers, and picked this cruise only because of the itinerary, having few expectations for the ship itself. The itinerary was indeed the star of the show, but the cruise staff and ... Read more
rubybug
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
18 forum posts
5 helpful votes
What a great opportunity to have a smorgasbord of stops across Europe. Venice is a beautiful port to embark. From there, we sailed to Kotor, Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Athens, Mykonos, Naples, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Toulon, and ... Read more
yyhay
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This is our 3rd cruise with NCL, 7nights/11night/12nights to be exact, sadly very disappointed! We got cabin 10031. The location is great to get around the ship, but every night there were loud noise from up stair which woke us up ... Read more
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