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Norwegian Spirit Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2031 reviews
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Weary Weather but Great Cruise Experience

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Canary Islands
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EdFLondon
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2018
Cabin: Oceanview Picture Window

Barcelona to The Canaries and back.

"Truth in Advertising" confession. I'm a big fan of NCL and also a fan of smaller ships.

The Spirit and The Canaries itinerary were wonderful. Tho the itinerary had some weather glitches, I am about to say that the Spirit is my favourite NCL ship so far (and it is my fifth one. Others include the Sun, the Star, the Jade, and the Epic.)

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Oceanview Picture Window

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Having had an oceanview previously, I had anticipated doing the same thing with the beds that I had done on my last oceanview: separating them so I could have all the floor space concentrated in the middle. But it was't necessary. I kept the beds together for a great sleeping experience. The cabin was larger than on the Star. It slept up to 4 and, as a single traveller, I had plenty of space for moving around and more than enough for storage.

The cabin has the same bathroom arrangement as what I had on the Star: a 3-compartment bathroom: toilet, sink area, and large shower. (larger than the Sun)

This cabin is on a short hallway and close to the lifts and stairs. With no cabins across the hall (and no service doors either), I never heard anyone in the hallway.

One deck up and a two-minute walk from the atrium.

Definitely would choose this again.

Port Reviews

Barcelona

beautiful facility and extremely well-organised embarkation

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