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Norwegian Star Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2,511 reviews
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Fabulous itinerary -- Mediocre Ship -- Norwegian Star

Review for Norwegian Star to the Middle East
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2016
Cabin: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

The itinerary was truly spectacular. A "bucket list" for us and our traveling companions. For us, every port from Cyprus to Dubai was a new adventure, and even several ports in Italy and Greece offered new experiences. [The ports were Rome, Naples, Messina, Piraeus, Kakolon (Greece) Cyprus, Haifa (Israel) Aqaba (Jordan) Safaga (Egypt), passing through the Suez Canal, Salalah and Muscat (Oman) and Dubai. 21 days from October 30 to November 20, 2016.]

[I praised several officers and wait staffers as well as our cabin steward] We enjoyed having a mini-suite, especially the relatively commodious bathroom, but closet space was at a premium and open shelving around the room should be replaced by drawers. The cruise trend is toward smaller balconies and our cabin fell right in line with a postage-sized balcony.

The offering of bridge instruction and duplicate bridge play was a terrific plus. Steve and Donna did a great job and they attracted a large, enthusiastic group of both beginners and intermediate players.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Cabin MA

Our cabin steward was terrific and praised individually. Our mini-suite cabin is described above.

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