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Norwegian Star Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2502 reviews
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NCL Cost Cutting At All Time High

Review for Norwegian Star to South America
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Feb 2020
Cabin: Family Penthouse with Large Balcony

Our last NCL cruise has shown how they are cutting so much that there is just not much value left in cruising with NCL.

The beverage package that most all passengers get for "Free" is not worth the price, we had to pay $605 in service charges for the free package). They have 48 wines by the glass on the wine menu (bottles not allowed with the package) and 38 of them are over the limit for the the "free" package.

Food in the main dinning room mostly good. Not great but edible. Reminds me of Denny's. The food in Le Bistro was cold. Not lukewarm, cold. Food in La Cucina was poor quality. Moderno food was good but would wait 15 minutes before anyone came around with more skewers. Cagney's is still good. Service in all restaurants was poor.It's not the servers fault, they just have servers handling too many tables with no help. All dinner services exceeded 2 hours. We skipped deserts most nights to go to the evening show.

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Family Penthouse with Large Balcony

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