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Norwegian Spirit Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2026 reviews
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What cruise this was a non-stop ferry ride from Oman to Cape town

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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Mar 2020
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony

This should have been our trip of a lifetime, my retirement gift.

Despite being informed of most port closures, NCL took the decision to set sail. From day 1 the cruise went downhill - despite having just come out of dry dock following a 100million dollar refurbishment, the ship had maintenance issues. Ceilings falling in, public toilets not finished, stateroom bathroom facilities missing to name a few.

This was advertised as a 20 night luxury cruise - what a joke!! The ship was under provisioned from the onset having left full containers in UAE. After day 4 we never set foot on dry ground until we reached Cape Town, 16 days later during which we ran out of vital food and drink.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony

Excellent. Bathroom in particular was impressive. Lots of storage, however balcony was very small.

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