Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews

Your selections (clear selections):
Norwegian (NCL) x
Norwegian Star x

Norwegian Star

Member Rating

66% Loved It

Cruise Critic Rating

4.0 Editor's Rating
1,873 Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews
Cruiser rating
Excellent
716
Very Good
473
Average
307
Poor
196
Terrible
123
See reviews for
Family Cruises
376
Senior Cruises
102
Romantic Cruises
101
First-Time Cruisers
73
Repositioning Cruises
45
Rating Summary
Dining
Public Rooms
Cabin
Entertainment
Value for Money
Service
angmhecht
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the destinations and we were not disappointed! We thoroughly enjoyed everything about the cruise and the ports. The entertainment was good, the food was okay at the buffet but was very good in the ... Read more
kjean86
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We choose to go on this cruise as we were already in Europe visiting past crew members from the Jade. Dropped by Venice and jumped on the Star. We had a great time. Made new crew friends at Gatsby's and even ran into an old friend. Our ... Read more
ersilcoff
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 helpful votes
I just returned from a week long trip on the NCL Star on the route leaving venice and visiting montenegro, greece (3 pots), and croatia. For the most part, I was very disappointed with the cruise. We were 2 rooms with 3 adults and three ... Read more
Kazza123
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I loved this cruise, the itinerary was amazing, the ship was very clean and the staff were really friendly. There was plenty to do on the ship and loads of places to eat, you dont need to worry about speciality restaurants as the main ... Read more
Maddona
Member Since 2017
1 review
53 forum posts
14 helpful votes
First time Embarkation .plenty of staff about to help. still takes time so just relax ,it won't leave without you. Always find a place on deck to watch sail in ,sail out ,especially venice ,as superb Due to reading cruise critics ,cabin ... Read more
Compare Prices on Norwegian Star Cruises
rgs_51
Member Since 2017
1 review
25 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the timing and itinerary. It was our 10th cruise, but our first with Norwegian, having previously cruised with Cunard, Holland America and P&O. Our fellow passengers were a wide range of nationalities and ... Read more
marletzi
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We planned this vacation two years ago, cabins are very comfortable, the restroom very good size, bigger of what I have seen in other cruises. Regarding dining on free restaurants, I would say the food is not of very good quality, so we ... Read more
kathleen681
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We had an amazing time! We had never cruised before but found it a great way to see a lot of things and have loads of fun in a floating resort. The staff were great and the whole experience was enjoyable. We liked our time both on and off ... Read more
Fifi1910
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
49 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed 14th May from Venice. Check in and embarkation was easy, we were in a family suite so did priority boarding. Karin the concierge showed us onboard,straight to Cagneys for a lovely lunch. Cabin was ready about 1 o'clock ... Read more
leon55
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
28 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We decided on this cruise, as the ports were so appealing, we had been to a number previously, but some new ports, and wanted to explore Venice pre-cruise. Great itinerary, but the actual time in the ports was too short. Most ports are ... Read more
Compare Prices on Norwegian Star Cruises
international
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
28 forum posts
9 helpful votes
As previous reviewers have noted, the itinerary is what drew us to this cruise. I don't know if other lines offer longer times in port, but please take a look if you'd like more than a few hours on land. Embarkation: we took the Ali ... Read more
Jeanius88
Member Since 2017
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
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
seeray
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Overall, a good cruise. The ship is very nice. Well maintained. Enough public areas to hang out and relax. he bar service was very slow as NCL did not have enough bartenders. The food was nothing to write home about. The cabin was very ... Read more
VA Mom
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
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
14 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
Compare Prices on Norwegian Star Cruises
DGGroot
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 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
7 forum posts
30 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
Wendy-Europe
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
576 forum posts
17 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
funnybunny70
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
109 forum posts
14 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
Blondie922
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Dubai, our port city, was on my bucket list and the rest just fell into place since we hadn't traveled the Middle East it was an opportunity. We really enjoyed the private tours we set up in Dubai and enjoyed the older section where we ... Read more
Compare Prices on Norwegian Star Cruises
Vagabondvoyager
Member Since 2011
11 reviews
203 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise because of the amazing itinerary. We started in Dubai and traveled to Fujairah, two ports in Oman, Jordan, two ports in Egypt, overnight in Israel, Crete, Croatia, and overnight in Venice. Our 20 night leg was part ... Read more
kathylu
Member Since 2016
1 review
42 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The Norwegian Star's itinerary was really good for this 20 day cruise. The ship was clean and always being worked on to keep it in tip top condition. We enjoyed the food in the main dining rooms. We tried the four Specialty dining rooms, ... Read more
Wild Bills
Member Since 2010
1 review
55 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The ITINERARY, places we wanted to visit. Rich in culture and history. Reason for choosing this cruise:The cruise was March 9(Singapore)-April 16 (Venice). We choose this cruise because of the itinerary which was port intensive with ... Read more
kandem
Member Since 2010
1 review
22 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The embarkation in Singapore was a complete shambles! Stood in various lines for a couple of hours.We had a balcony cabin on level 10, which was very pokey, bathroom also tiny (could hardly fit in the toilet), and the provided soaps and ... Read more
always traveling
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
68 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise as it visited countries I had not been to like Jordan, Israel and Crete. As we got closer to our sail date, we wondered if there would be itinerary changes due to international politics. We visited all countries on the ... Read more
Compare Prices on Norwegian Star Cruises

Sponsored links

Sponsored links

Skip X

See Norwegian Star deals up to 82% off:

October Deals
Norwegian Star 66% Loved It

 
7-day Adriatic & Greece From Venice
See all Norwegian Star Deals >>