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Norwegian Sky Review

3.5 / 5.0
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2052 reviews
1 Award

NCL awarded Worst Cruise Line Ever!!!

Review for Norwegian Sky to Hawaii
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Sail Date: Feb 2008
Cabin: Inside

The problem is, where do I start?

Getting onto the cruise ship was quite smooth and pain-free. The agents made sure they processed your info and that you were on your way onto the ship fairly quickly. HOWEVER, while walking through the promenade to get to the ship, you will have a few people standing there ready to sell you stuff already. The most notable one was the Coca-Cola bottle. They want you to pay $70 for this bottle with the idea that you can have it filled with soda pop for free throughout your cruise, whether it's from the bar or restaurant. Unless you plan on drinking a LOT of soda pop...don't waste your money. Or, if you want more time to think about it...you can purchase it from the pool level after you're on the ship. Don't let them pressure you into thinking this is your one and only chance to get this "deal."

Staterooms - we had an inside state room but weren't allowed to access it until the afternoon. We didn't get our luggage until 7pm and when we finally got to go into our cabin and began to unpack, we found garbage, sand and items left over from the previous guests in our room. The duvet cover had a blood stain on it and when we pulled back our linen, the bed liner had a huge yellow stain. The two single beds were not attached together properly and during the night, would separate to the point where there would be a 2 inch gap between our beds. The "mattresses" were very thin and the support underneath was just plain old wood! Very hard on the back.

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