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Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Asia from Hong Kong

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1-10 of 21 Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Asia from Hong Kong


Not what we planned but a great holiday

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tinselgirl

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We joined the ship in Hong Kong for a 21 night cruise. The itinerary was NOT what we had hoped for due to the azipod problems which was very disappointing. I am basing this review on the ship itself as that was very positive and we had a wonderful time onboard which given all the sea days was just as well ! The entertainment was great we went to just about all the shows and I have to say the ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Dreams Ruined by NCL Star

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buffyofva

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, and Australia were areas we were very interested in seeing. NCL had problems early December but would not cancel cruises in order to fix the problem instead they failed to notify passengers of loss of ports before we entered the terminal to board ship. Problems increased as we sailed. After only 3 ports they had ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Slow boat to nowhere

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ernie4142

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Have cruised NCL several times before with few problems. Wanted to see Australia and New Zealand. The ship lost one of its two engines in early December. NCL never informed us of this. I found out from on line reviews. It continued to sail on one engine. Our Jan 16 cruise had two ports dropped. NCL hoped to fix it in Singapore on Jan 22. They say they fixed it. Some 32 hours later, a ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Ship mechanically impaired when we departed Hong Kong

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TheBri

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the variety of ports. When we discovered in December that 2 ports had been discontinued due to propulsion system failure. We (2 couples) immediately requested a cancellation refund as we were concerned about cancellation of additional ports and safety if the ship should lose power. Despite 3 requests, we were denied and forced to sail. The December 10th cruise received ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window


NCL sails a broken ship until it finally died

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dinc

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We planned this cruise for over a year. We saved so we could afford it and enjoy seeing the Far East side of the World and we booked back to back cruises to continue on the ship for the Australia/New Zealand cruise. We have sailed with Norwegian for more than 25 years and have never been so disappointed with any cruise line as we were with the responses received from NCL regarding the problems ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Penthouse with Large Balcony


Disappointing Golden Anniversary Cruise

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Pompey John

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We joined the ship in Hong Kong having selected this cruise as a special holiday to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary. We had already been advised that two ports of call were cancelled because of an Azipod engine problem. When coming back on board we at Bali we were told that three more stops were cancelled due to ongoing problems. The initial compensation offer was pathetic but was ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Slow Boat From China - NCL Star - HK to Sydney - 1/16/17

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bamaguy

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the new and exciting ports of call on the original itinerary. However, in Dec 2016, the NCL Star had one engine problem forcing them to drop Ho Chi Min City and Bangkok from the itinerary. We only found out about this by reading Cruise Critic This occurred after final payment and NCL would not give us a full refund to cancel the cruise, they only offered a $200 onboard ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Changed Itinerary but Still Wonderful

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beryldennis46

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first experience of what we consider to be a long cruise. We booked because of the intended itinerary which was supposed to be Hong Kong, Tiwain, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore. However because of Propeller problems we unable to do Tiwain or Cambodia which was a massive disappointment as I really wanted to see Hal long Bay and Co Suomi. Our one complaint is that the ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Hong Kong to Singapore 12/22/16 - Thanks for making the compromised cruise nice.

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ad144

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Went on a land tour of China before embarking on the cruise from Hong Kong and found out about the propulsion problem while in China. Upset at first but decided to make the best of it. Yes some ports had to be deleted and itinerary changed, but the crew (I mean everybody) made us feel at home and kept us informed of the progress of the ship's problem. NCL gave us a nice incentive to make the ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


Unhappy with NCL.

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bnb1975

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We are currently living in Asia and wanted to "sample" the travel options available and this cruise was the perfect solution. Our family loves cruising, there's something for everyone. This particular cruise offered a good mix of traditional sightseeing and adventure tours, which made it more appealing to our children, or at least the original itinerary was. Unfortunately the Azipod (part ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Traveled with children


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