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Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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2480 reviews
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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.
Atrium Cafe served the same Starbucks like other NCL ships do without a rebranding.
An MDR lunch on the sol sea day. The scallop didn't benefit from the oversized herb butter bath it sat in and was still very bland.
Ginza served decent Asian dishes.
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"Next time I will choose ships with at least 2 sea days on a 10 day cruise.We thought we liked the itinerary - 10 day cruise from Venice to Barcelona with a different port everyday...."Read More
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Norther Europe (Greenland and Iceland) itinerary wrongly designed. We did not visited all scheduled ports

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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gfalvarez
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

In 2019 a similar itinerary on the NCL Spirit was also not achieved. We did not visit Iceland. Then this time we decided to take a cruise from Iceland itself. Well, our first cruise after the pandemic and after two years planning, we took the NCL Star from Reykjavik to visit 3 ports in Greenland and 3 ports in Iceland. Itinerary timing is wrongly designed because at these latitudes, the weather ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Very nice cruise in spite of bad weather.

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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JBEAS11
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise because of the opportunity to visit Greenland for the first time and return to Iceland which we had seen on an NCL cruise 5 years ago but not on the Star but on the Gem. We were concerned that the ship was much smaller and older then the ships we typically travel but because of the ports we decided to book it. By the time of our cruise we were aware the last scheduled ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


NCL -- Frustrating, Stressful, Debilitating Cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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briangdg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My partner and I chose this NCL rather expensive cruise because half of the 11-day cruise time was to be spent in Greenland. When we were checking in at the cruise terminal at Reykjavík, we got our first unpleasant surprise of the cruise, The Captain had cancelled all the Greenland ports and was taking the ship to Norway before heading back to Iceland for the last 4 days of the cruise. If we had ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Rainy Cruise to Norway and Iceland

Review for Norwegian Star to Europe - All

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HACKT
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wife and I and 3 siblings, all over 60, cruised to Scotland, Norway, and Iceland from Southampton England in July 2022. This was our 29th cruise and 7th on Norwegian. We choose our cruises on locations and this one took us to each one in comfortable surroundings. Specifics: BOARDING: Covid test required 3 days prior for Europe sailings. We tested at home in Florida on Thurs for a Sunday ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Overall-a great value for the price!

Review for Norwegian Star to Europe - All

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Traceytravel
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Please see my overall viewpoints regarding this cruise... Great: 1) Customer Service. Crew was very helpful and sweet. Our cabin was always clean. Easy embarkation and disembarkation. Seemed organized and we enjoyed being 'pampered.' 2) Loved the games! Trivia and organized 'game shows.' The nightly entertainment wasn't too bad-for a mid-sized ship I felt it was good. 3) Excellent ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Brilliant itinerary, underwhelming delivery

Review for Norwegian Star to Europe - All

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chankahon
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Initially looking at another British Isles cruise that includes Belfast, Dublin and Liverpool, I ended up on this itinerary that embarks at Reykjavik. This definitely is a rarity as few big ships do turnarounds at Iceland. Not only could I spend more time exploring Iceland's inland and south coast from the capital, but also see three other Icelandic towns without taking a flight or a car. Another ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Inside


Nice cruise and ship

Review for Norwegian Star to Europe - All

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grammyandahhpoo
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband had always wanted to visit Iceland and we happen to find this cruise just 2 weeks before it sailed! The ship was only just over half full with passengers which made it more enjoyable since we didn't have to "fight" to get to the buffet, leaving the ship for excursions, and plenty of crew to help with any problems. I do need to COMPLAIN that the internet was down for the last 3 ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Things to expect on an underbooked older cruise ship

Review for Norwegian Star to Mediterranean

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zgjdenver@q.com
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We thought we liked the itinerary - 10 day cruise from Venice to Barcelona with a different port everyday. We wore ourselves out and did not have the discipline not to get off the ship every day. Just couldn’t resist at least seeing the port. Next time I will choose ships with at least 2 sea days on a 10 day cruise. Ports we liked: Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor: each of which we did either a hop on/hop ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Stranded in Barcelona

Review for Norwegian Star to Mediterranean

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Never again with NCL
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

We chose Norwegian Star because of the price was right. But the saying goes you get what you pay for. Let me start by saying that if you expect help from personnel if you contract Covid on the ship, you are badly fooling yourself. Let me tell you, as for a health care professional for 40 years, sanitation is the least of there worries. I went on board on April 13, 2022 in Venus, Croatia, ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Best cruise ever!

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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bmarder
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise had a wonderful itinerary. Norwegian offered excellent excursions. The passengers were interesting and came from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, and South America. We made many new friends. The cabin was immaculate as was the ship, and the staff was wonderful. We were scheduled to stay for the next cruise (booked back-to-back cruises) from Santiago to Cape Canaveral when all ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


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