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Norwegian Star Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Norwegian Star to the Western Caribbean
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ronfree70
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Mar 2016
Cabin: Balcony

First time with NCL. The room, (balcony) was much smaller than other ships we've been on. Nice shower, but lack of storage and counter/shelf space. The cabin steward must have been new, because we were always short of towels or washcloths.

Public areas on the ship were nice, but, cruising during Spring Break (my mistake) meant that the place was overrun with kids all the time. This was helped by the week-long spa package we bought the first day. For the price of a shore excursion, you get the use of the private lounge/relaxation area, hot tub, lap pool, steam room, and sauna for the whole week. Best of all, no kids.

The specialty restaurants were nicely done, with excellent service, and quality food. Be sure to get the truffle fries at Cagney's. The ports of call were all very interesting, and I would visit them again. There are a lot of things to do at each one.

Cabin Review

Balcony

Cabin BC

Cramped, bed seemed old and worn, not much storage space.

Port Reviews

Tampa

Terminal is a bit out of the way.

Roatan

Just went and found a local restaurant. food was excellent, and great prices for food and drinks.

Belize City

Great city tour on a bus for 20 bucks. Very informative local guide. Stopped at a rum factory for a few minutes.

Cozumel

Hour-long ride on a modern air-conditioned bus. Our guide was of Mayan descent, and was very knowledgeable and funny. The ruins weren't as large as some, but were still very interesting.

Costa Maya

Ok stop

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