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Norwegian Star Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2471 reviews
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Violation of Privacy

Review for Norwegian Star to Bermuda
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First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Sep 2012
Cabin: Mid-Ship Inside

My husband and I cruised on the Norwegian Star from September 23rd to the 30th.

We had one major issue, as well as a few minor issues that not only ruined our entire vacation, but has also left both my husband and I with anxiety and a feeling of violation.

First and worst - My husband and I had retired to our state room before dinner. Our room had recently been cleaned and was on the yellow "Welcome" sign. We changed the sign to the red "Do not disturb," and locked our door. About a half an hour later one of the Norwegian staff members entered our room unannounced, without knocking, and completely disregarding the "Do not disturb" sign. At the moment she entered my husband and I were completely exposed and in an private and extremely intimate encounter. The stewardess was merely a few feet away from us, not only viewing us, but opening the door fully and exposing us to anyone everyone else who walked by. I was completely traumatized. We not only missed that evening show, but I couldn't bring myself to leave my stateroom for the evening or much of the following day. Even afterwards it was a highly embarrassing situation when we had to come into contact not only with our stewardess, but also all the other staff members who were brought in to be involved.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Inside

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We were in room 4565. At around 3:30 the first night my husband and I woke to loud crashing behind our room. The sound was like someone throwing shopping carts up against the wall. We could also hear loud voices. We brought the issue to the attention of the staff and the noise subsided for the night. However, every night afterwards at around the same time we were awoken by the same loud banging. We continued to bring it to the attention of the front desk, but each night the same thing occurred. The area that was behind our room was a staff only area, and it was Norwegian crew making the noise. This was very frustrating and we barely slept the entire cruise.

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