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Miami Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Sad buffet
"-Confusing ship with not all elevators to all decks. -Salad area of buffet limited selection. -Changed ports a few weeks prior to departure but not all guests notified. -Entertainment and music were..."Read More
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Cruise to South America

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Jlmead9456
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Loved the intiniary going to columbia,peru and Chile . My husband had hurt his ankle and needed a wheelchair at embarking we waited 6 hours with other handicap and no wheel chairs came. One 95 year old was carried on by a family member. Food in dinning room was cold, many tasteless and service was to long. We missed four 7:30 shows even though we got to dinning room at 5. We asked for ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled with disabled person


Sad buffet

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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SantaFeSkier
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

-Confusing ship with not all elevators to all decks. -Salad area of buffet limited selection. -Changed ports a few weeks prior to departure but not all guests notified. -Entertainment and music were good. -Internet cafe wide open on a balcony over a noisy area. Last evening tried to checkin for flight home but could not get online. No one available to help. -embarkation was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


One Thing After Another

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Kisosaki
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Seems like Embarkation was our initial warning. We literally stood in line for registration in the Miami Cruise Terminal for over 2 hours. The lack of concern for the passengers became the theme of our cruise. Our first two ports, which were in Columbia, were canceled before the ship even sailed. How many passengers had booked this cruise for the Colombian ports? Based on the grumbling we ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Just cruising

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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bugsy049
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise was great although the ports left a lot to be desired. I don’t understand why ncl would pick ports such as these. I loved the ship, but the ports were run down and not near anything. I took a bus into one of the towns, as soon as I got off the bus I was told by 3 local policemen it was not safe to walk around the area alone. So why would the ship bring us to such a dangerous place ?? ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Not a good experience

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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bbisnelly
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise for us to get closer to Easter Island where we were planning to visit but Norwegian Star Cruise Line was not an enjoyable cruise for us this time...and I thought it could have been nice as the other one I had. Most crew or officers don't greet cruisers but only a handful of waiters and Bliss Ultra Lounge blonde bartender; food quality were average, fruits were not ripped, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


A+ ship, service & entertainment; C- embarkation, dining, activities, ports

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Hilarion
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation in Miami NCL must FIX THIS. It is not wise to begin a cruise with chaos, inefficiency and overcrowding. NCL has the opportunity to create a positive first impression ONCE; and on this cruise, it failed. I later learned that the delay was caused by an unannounced ship inspection which NCL STAR passed with ease. An explanation of the unavoidable delays should have been communicated ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Porthole Window


The ship was nice, but the shore excursion process was painful

Review for Norwegian Star to Panama Canal & Central America

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MIT72
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to go through the Panama Canal and had been to most of the Mexican ports that would be covered by a cruise starting or ending in California. We were particularly interested in the Colombian ports, which were cancelled two weeks before our sailing date and NCL would refused to let us cancel and get our money refunded. Supposedly the ship had "mechanical ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


15 day Panama Canal Cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to Panama Canal & Central America

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Lake Powell Guy
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The Panama canal has been a bucket list trip for me for years and this one was priced right so I took it. Overall I had a great time. Going through the Panama canal was very well done with Panamanian official on board giving timely reports over the intercom as to what we were seeing. Just keep in mind that the Star is an older ship and will not compare to the newer ones in the fleet. If you ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


No worries if I am out time & money. NCL's solution Berries & Beverages

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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happyjoyjoy
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We did the back to back Norwegian cruise, leaving Miami and ending in Buenos Aires. The restaurant, cabin and cruise director staff was AMAZING. The on and off cruise systems were horrible. Causing hours and hours of waiting in line on ship, and being out money. ADMINISTRATION WAS A NIGHTMARE. Things I wish I knew as a cruiser. * Keep all receipts and if any concern email vs. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Great Staff, Good Food and Entertainment, Terrible Disembarkation

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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EvadKnat
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I sailed on NCL's April 27 repositioning cruise from Miami to Tarragona. Overall, I had a great time. The cabin, dining room, bar and entertainment staff were all great other than the customer service desk, internet desk and excursion staff. The latter three categories got the brunt of passenger problems and showed the strain. They were brusk and unhelpful. One more negative: ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


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