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Norwegian Spirit Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2026 reviews
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Not a cruise to remember

Review for Norwegian Spirit to the Mediterranean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony

We were not impressed with this old tired ship. Furniture is not only dated but worn out. It has plumbing issues so bad that with three hours notice we were told that drilling and plumbing repairs would be happening from 11pm-5am!! Sorry for any inconvenience! That’s about the attitude of the Ship throughout the trip. We had to be diverted from Venice because of flooding which was not Norwegians fault however where did they take us....to the nearest dump of a port no one had ever heard of...Ravenna Italy. There is absolutely nothing in Taveena so the ship arranged two shuttle buses to take approx 1200 passengers into town!!! We waited in the cold night over two hours trying to get on one of these shuttle buses then gave up.

Food quality was so bad we finally took to eating at the buffet. That should tell you how great the restaurant’s are...the menu was almost the same junk every night with just a different way of preparing same. On five occasions we had to send the meal back to the kitchen as it came out almost cold.

Out of thirteen shows only four could be considered entertaining the rest were fill ins with mediocre performances. Example was a chap from Germany who was basically a one man band. Hopeless.

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Mid-Ship Balcony

Old and tired furniture and drapes. Poor couch if you can call it that. Desk is just a table and a chair.

Bathroom tiles ugly and have both rust and mold on them. Toilet often wouldn’t flush and gurgled during the night. Horrible coloring scheme on the doors.

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