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I've been on this line several times & am still disappointed...Entertainment was so-so, went to a couple of shows & skipped the rest, not worth the time. We had the dining package, only one restaurant rated above average & that was the Bistro, Cagney's was ok, not enough staff & service was very slow...Trattoria (Italian) was good the 1st night, chef messed up the my dinner the next time. Couldn't even get a reservation for the Tappynaki (Japanese), they kept telling us it was booked solid, but when we went by there were empty seats. Dining room was nothing special. Service got really slow a couple of times & we had to request checks to leave. Tried the massage special & it was good, but they kept pushing their products. Staff was courteous, but they didn't go out of their way. Excursions were pretty good, but 1st stop in Morocco was a bit disappointing, didn't see nearly as much as I would have liked...guide took us to see the Mosque, then took us to an herbal shop, a tourist souvenir place & lunch @ Rick's Café, nothing outstanding & we would have liked to have been taken to a regular shopping venue, but we had to take what we were shown...the rest of the stops & excursions were much better, really enjoyed the Canary Islands.

Poor to Average

Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review by Diva1

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: April 2015
  • Destination: Europe
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony
I've been on this line several times & am still disappointed...Entertainment was so-so, went to a couple of shows & skipped the rest, not worth the time. We had the dining package, only one restaurant rated above average & that was the Bistro, Cagney's was ok, not enough staff & service was very slow...Trattoria (Italian) was good the 1st night, chef messed up the my dinner the next time. Couldn't even get a reservation for the Tappynaki (Japanese), they kept telling us it was booked solid, but when we went by there were empty seats. Dining room was nothing special. Service got really slow a couple of times & we had to request checks to leave.

Tried the massage special & it was good, but they kept pushing their products.

Staff was courteous, but they didn't go out of their way.

Excursions were pretty good, but 1st stop in Morocco was a bit disappointing, didn't see nearly as much as I would have liked...guide took us to see the Mosque, then took us to an herbal shop, a tourist souvenir place & lunch @ Rick's Café, nothing outstanding & we would have liked to have been taken to a regular shopping venue, but we had to take what we were shown...the rest of the stops & excursions were much better, really enjoyed the Canary Islands.
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Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony
Cabin BB
cabin was ok, rec'd upgrade from a lower level, but could have been better.
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Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

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