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Great experience just got off NCL Sun. Was very pleased with our overall cruise experience. Pros: Service in MDR was phenomenal. Ask for Vanessa, she was our server and an absolutely amazing one too. We requested her every meal after night 1 because her service was so great. Drinks came out fast and were good. Unpopular opinion, I prefer the ship with people being gifted the beverage package or purchasing it. I sailed the Sky in April and I preferred the experience I had on the Sun. Casino staff were great. Very pleased with the staff in the casino as well. Everyone friendly and inclusive. Very willing to teach people new games. Cons are going to be limited. Entertainment feels repetitive. The shows are VERY standard cruise fare. Are the performers talented? Of course. Is it a show or something similar to what you might have experienced elsewhere? Also yes. Food felt repetitive too. Buffet is small and can’t flow crowds super well and feels repetitive at times. Lunch buffet is better, I recommend dining at Moderno for lunch. Dinner in MDR was good but also not always “wowing”. Service was always great and we never went hungry. Very enjoyable ship, we were pleased with the cruise director, Richard Matic who was VERY present. It was a nice touch to see him often at the pier during port and like all cruise directors he was running around like a mad man the entire night. Expect to see him out and mingling with guest. You often don’t see that on large ships or even medium sized ships.

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Norwegian Sun Cruise Review by Jakemeister

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Great experience just got off NCL Sun. Was very pleased with our overall cruise experience.

Pros: Service in MDR was phenomenal. Ask for Vanessa, she was our server and an absolutely amazing one too. We requested her every meal after night 1 because her service was so great.

Drinks came out fast and were good. Unpopular opinion, I prefer the ship with people being gifted the beverage package or purchasing it. I sailed the Sky in April and I preferred the experience I had on the Sun.

Casino staff were great. Very pleased with the staff in the casino as well. Everyone friendly and inclusive. Very willing to teach people new games.

Cons are going to be limited.

Entertainment feels repetitive. The shows are VERY standard cruise fare. Are the performers talented? Of course. Is it a show or something similar to what you might have experienced elsewhere? Also yes.

Food felt repetitive too. Buffet is small and can’t flow crowds super well and feels repetitive at times. Lunch buffet is better, I recommend dining at Moderno for lunch. Dinner in MDR was good but also not always “wowing”. Service was always great and we never went hungry.

Very enjoyable ship, we were pleased with the cruise director, Richard Matic who was VERY present. It was a nice touch to see him often at the pier during port and like all cruise directors he was running around like a mad man the entire night. Expect to see him out and mingling with guest. You often don’t see that on large ships or even medium sized ships.
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