We have just returned from a 7-day cruise aboard the Star and were fortunate enough to have an Owner's Suite which had a butler and a concierge and numerous other perks. This is a two-part review.
FIRST -- to the fellow passengers. NCL refers to you as a "guest." A large number of you don't act like one. Initially upon boarding why do you think you have to start drinking and being loud and obnoxious to show how much fun you're having? Just wait until you get the bill on the last day. Just because it's called "freestyle" and "casual" why do you think it's alright to go to the dining room for dinner in a coverup over your swimsuit and flipflops? What makes you decide it's ok to show up in ANY of the dining rooms in a baseball cap? On backwards to boot. Are you making a fashion statement or are you just plain rude? What ever happened to respect for others? Freestyle means casual, not sloppy. Don't misconstrue this. Why do you find it necessary to pile as much food on your plate as possible at the buffet? The cruise lines have been around long enough to know to prepare much more than enough to go around and will not run out. You can go back to the buffet as many times as you would like. What makes you think grunting and pointing when the server asks if you would like a refill is acceptable. A simple "Yes Please" or "No Thank You" would be fine. Do you really think it's nice to shove your chair back at the table and scratch your head over someone else's table? Yuck! Why oh why do you crane your neck around the partition on the balcony to look in your neighbor's cabin? Was that you we heard loudly complaining about the food? Where are your manners?
This is not about snobbery. It's about civility.