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As a well seasoned international traveler, cruiser, business owner and owner of a vacation rental property, its hard for me to write a negative review, but someone has to say something about this cruise line.So here it goes: 1. Know what you are paying for! The cruise lines offer specials to get you on board and then charges you outrageous fees for everything on board. For example: Bottled Water is $59.95 for 12 "large" bottles, $22.95 for 6 "large bottles"...(yes I have proof via pictures)! The prices for Pepsi (no Coke products) and liquor is totally outrageous. Please note, you are NOT allowed to bring any soda, water, liquor or food from port on board. The confiscate it and return it when you disembark.....Wifi is .95 per minute up to $125.00 for 250 minutes! Etc., etc., etc.... 2. The management staff does not seem to communicate well with the staff. Its hard to get the same answer from any one person. This comes from the top down and includes reservations to on board management staff. Support staff members are great! 3. The food is downright terrible, no matter what dining room you eat in. I think it sums it up pretty clearly when I say that American Airline's food on our return flight tasted better than the ships. YIKES!!! 4. Entertainment is very cheesy...... 5. Lack of quiet places 6. No self serve on board laundry facilities. I could go on and on but I am out of space.

Poor Value For The Money

Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review by JanetAllenWoods

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As a well seasoned international traveler, cruiser, business owner and owner of a vacation rental property, its hard for me to write a negative review, but someone has to say something about this cruise line.So here it goes:

1. Know what you are paying for! The cruise lines offer specials to get you on board and then charges you outrageous fees for everything on board. For example: Bottled Water is $59.95 for 12 "large" bottles, $22.95 for 6 "large bottles"...(yes I have proof via pictures)! The prices for Pepsi (no Coke products) and liquor is totally outrageous. Please note, you are NOT allowed to bring any soda, water, liquor or food from port on board. The confiscate it and return it when you disembark.....Wifi is .95 per minute up to $125.00 for 250 minutes! Etc., etc., etc....

2. The management staff does not seem to communicate well with the staff. Its hard to get the same answer from any one person. This comes from the top down and includes reservations to on board management staff. Support staff members are great!

3. The food is downright terrible, no matter what dining room you eat in. I think it sums it up pretty clearly when I say that American Airline's food on our return flight tasted better than the ships. YIKES!!!

4. Entertainment is very cheesy......

5. Lack of quiet places

6. No self serve on board laundry facilities.

I could go on and on but I am out of space.
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Balcony
Cabin BC 10052
Dated and small compared to other ships I have sailed on. Pillows were flat and about 2 inches thick. Felt like rocks until I requested real pillows.....
Deck 11 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins