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4.0 / 5.0
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2503 reviews
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Top deck
Cabin11100 bathroom
Club balcony 11100
A few guests arrived 40 minutes late and we left without them. Though I didn't like name-calling prior to all-onboard time, this was very reasonable.
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Chilean Fjords and Cape Horn

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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kejallen
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

NCL STAR Cruise Chile to Argentina – 1st Jan 2023 The below is a personal view of the above cruise and all comments are a view from the writer. Getting to the port. The departure of the above cruise was on the 1st Jan 2023 from San Antonio Chile. As such no public transport is available on a bank holiday, so booking private shuttles are the only way to get to the port say from Santiago. ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Our South American Cruise was totally different from other cruises we’ve been on. Learned so much about SA

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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BuckLakeDonna
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to visit and learn about a part of world we’ve never been to. In this aspect, the cruise fulfilled our expectations. We were fortunate in that weather co operated with us and our trip around Cape was quite smooth and we only missed one port due to stormy weather…Puerto Madyrn Our concerns about cruise are with NCL…we knew we had many sea days and we had 1 added but in ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


South America is amazing!

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Lynda A
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was part of a tour thru Holiday Vacations. Having taken several cruises with NCL pre-Covid, we were ready to have an amazing experience similar to those in the past. What a disappointment. We purchased the Free at Sea package which included Wi-Fi. At best, the Wi-Fi worked 25% of the time. In order to use the NCL app, which they promote heavily, you needed Wi-Fi. So ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Disappointing holiday

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Catrichards
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We loved Norwegian so much that we bought stock and held on to it during the downturn. This cruise would be our 10th with the line, and most expensive to date, but was not a good trip. Two ports were missed due to weather, (not Norwegian's fault!!), but apparently they routinely miss visiting the Falkland Islands, and don't post any specific cautions or warnings about this on the cruise ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


NCL EQUALS NOT MY JOB,NOT MY RESPONSIBILITY

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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tony s
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have sailed NCL many times and have never been on such a disfunction and poorly organized cruise. It started at embarkation out of Buenos Aires. There was no line control and contradictory instructions at curbside. The only cars allowed up to the front with luggage were those that paid the guard a bribe. If not passengers had to drag their luggage approximately 100 yards to check in. It did ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Nice ship, sad itinerary

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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cregger57
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I am a Sapphire level cruiser with NCL. I have enjoyed cruising with them for years. I chose this cruise because I was in Brazil at the time and the cruise departed from Rio de Janeiro. The ship was recently refurbished and was in excellent shape. It is a smaller, older ship, and has few whistles and bells. It was kept immaculately clean. The crew were phenomenal, always friends and caring, ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Never Cruise with Norwegian Star Again

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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pegasusbora
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I sailed with NCL Star ship Lisbon to Buenos Aires 21-day route (15-day Transatlantic and 7-day South America). During embarkation on Lisbon, they checked the vaccine status of passengers. During the trip, everybody seems ok for the first few days. Later at least half of the passengers start exhibiting severe cough, runny nose, and fever. Some of the passengers complained about losing smell and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Inconsistent

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ebbooby
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have just experienced six weeks cruising on the NCL Star chosen for the itinerary. The refurbished ship is basic, clean. and most staff are friendly. Staterooms are about 1/2 the size of a standard hotel room; comfortable with basic amenities, but not very soundproof. Hopefully your neighbours on all four sides are respectful and considerate of others. The Bliss Lounge is now dark without ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


A ship that has poor entertainment, misleading shore excursions information and is tired and dated.

Review for Norwegian Star to Europe - British Isles & Western

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lizzy41
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the ports which were advertised to be in Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal. Portugal was removed from the itinerary before we sailed with no reason as to why. Le harve was also removed due to strike action at the port and whilst this is not the fault of NCL we did not get our port fees returned. Then the port for Bordeaux was cut short as there was no crane at the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Everything that did could go wrong did go wrong

Review for Norwegian Star to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Jasonoc
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

First of all the staff were really great and the ship was always maintained in an immaculate condition. However, overall on this cruise what was supposed to be a cruise of a lifetime did not met our expectations in any way shape or form. The air conditioning in our room worked intermittently and this was reported to the guest services several times. It kept us awake most evenings in very ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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