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New Orleans to the Caribbean Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Star
Caribbean
New Orleans

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Excellent

27

Very Good

26

Average

8

Poor

6

Terrible

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Cruise type

73 New Orleans to the Caribbean Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews


Bambinothebad avatar

Bambinothebad

1 Review Written

America the mediocre

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A colleague had told me Norweigan sucked, and that it is owned by a rich Chinese family and not by Norway. Turns out, he was right. The food was mediocre to bad. The service stunk. Every time we asked for anything ...
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Sail Date April 2013


qajaqr avatar

qajaqr

1 Review Written

I'd do it again.

I didn't know what to expect from a cruise having never been on one. It was completely different than what I thought it would be. I'd read how difficult the Port of New Orleans terminal is to navigate and what a ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Freespir8

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Life changing cruise on the Star!

This review is a little late but as I was planning my next cruise and reading all of the amazing reviews, I realized I never provided one from our Caribbean cruise in April of 2013. My sister and I wanted to go on a ...
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Sail Date April 2013


ray8905 avatar

ray8905

2 Reviews Written

Star Boat review

Absolutely pampered by our butler and room steward. Treated like VIP's from the moment we hit the check in counter. Never had a single problem the entire time. We had pre-booked all our shore excursions and decided ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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thepumpkinlady

1 Review Written

To Costa Maya on the Norwegian Star

April 2013- Norwegian Star- Embarkation- Port of New Orleans, LA After around 20 cruises with various cruise lines, we pretty much know what to expect. We didn't like having to park our vehicle in the open lot at ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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2stonesthrow

2 Reviews Written

Pleasantly surprised - Great Value for the Money

We decided to take a March cruise with the family, and the prices for this NCL couldn't be beat. We have sailed NCL before with Holland being our favorite. We came in with low expectations, and NCL exceeded all our ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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Porthole Pete

1 Review Written

Norwegian Star Did Not Shine

The balcony stateroom on level 10 was fine. Comfortable, clean and well maintained. OK the TV was from a bygone age but no big deal. The bathroom was well arranged with a proper shower door. Fine so far. The use of ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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happy_psychotic

1 Review Written

Norwegian Star April 7, 2013

The Good - Had a Penthouse that was great. Bagus the Butler great. Everything you want in a cruise, we had. The Bad - My wife is 95% bedridden with R.A. - She left the room to eat and some days that was impossible. ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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tffd01

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great Time Aboard Norwegian Star

I had the pleasure of taking a cruise recently (March 24) on board the Norwegian Star to the Caribbean out of New Orleans. This cruise was part of a casino promotion for my wife and I and there were a lot of people ...
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Sail Date March 2013


nednorman8 avatar

nednorman8

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Awesome Spring Break Cruise with some bumps (literally)

My 5th cruise overall; first with NCL. Booked Penthouse Suite for 3 of us (myself and my two teenage girls). Looking forward to trip for long time... Boarding the ship was a breeze. Showed up about 11am. Had ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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Builtwells

12 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

NCL Star Spring Break 2013

This was our 33rd cruise and we were booked in a Penthouse Suite with Butler and Concierge services. Because we are Platinum members on NCL, we received some extra perks which added a great deal to our Cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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naelindy

1 Review Written

Awesome

We sailed on the Norwegian Star out of New Orleans on March 3, 2013. We chose this itinerary because it offered a few ports we'd never been to, and the dates worked out perfectly given spring break (my husband ...
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Sail Date March 2013


misand avatar

misand

11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Relaxing Vacation in the beautiful Caribbean!

We drove down to New Orleans from St. Louis, MO. We decided to split the drive in half even though it is only a 10 hour drive, I hate being in the car. We spent Friday night in South Haven Mississippi and drove the ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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LaAggie05

1 Review Written

Great vacation!

Having been on a cruise before with Royal Caribbean, we knew what to expect but this was our first time traveling with Norwegian. Living in Texas, we like to go out of Galveston, but the rates were so high, we ...
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Sail Date March 2013


lauriedun avatar

lauriedun

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Norwegian Star

This was my seventh cruise, my husband's fifth, (our second on NCL) and my 3 kids' first. Overall it was an awesome experience from start to finish. Arrival in New Orleans: We drove to New Orleans the day before ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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bamabookworm4

1 Review Written

No rating

Western Caribbean

After 2 cruises with Princess, we decided to try Norwegian based on the port that it departed from (New Orleans). Overall, I will say that we (and several others we talked to on the cruise) prefer Princess in every ...
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Sail Date March 2013


texasreb avatar

texasreb

14 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star, light at end of tunnel

My wife and I booked this western Carribean cruise in early December for a February 3 depart from New Orleans. This made our third cruise in 6 months. NCL sent us emails and voice mails that despite Super Bowl ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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rocky0216

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never Again

We stayed in New Orleans 3 days prior to our cruise and I highly recommend this. So much to see, spend time in the French Quarters, go to Brouban Street. You will not be disappointed. We took the trolly to the ...
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Sail Date March 2013


laurag35 avatar

laurag35

1 Review Written

1st time cruisers had a fun week

Our family of 5 have never cruised before so we have no comparison. We drove from Houston area to New Orleans. That was worst part of the trip. Tons of traffic and took us 10 hours. Not a great way to start. We ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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jvbradley

1 Review Written

NCL Star, 10-17 March 2013

- My wife and I have cruised on Carnival and Royal Caribbean in the past. This was our first NCL cruise. - We generally travel on a budget as we're both still paying off student loans from graduate school - We ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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Gobalina

1 Review Written

Great first Cruise

Embarkation was easy, We spent the night in New Orleans and went to the ship about noon and were on board by 1;30. We toured the ship and had a snack by the pool. Went to our room to unpack, lots of storage and ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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carollovestrains2

1 Review Written

Cruising from New Orleans, LA on NCL Star

My husband and I stayed at the Holiday Inn in Metairie, LA the evening before. They have a stay,cruise and park plan which includes shuttle pickup to and from the Julia Street Port. Our embarkment was painless. We ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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ronfraraccio

1 Review Written

Norwegian Star - February 2013 from New Orleans

This was probably the most enjoyable cruise that we have taken to date. I've cruised several times on Carnival, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean. Previously we have stayed in an Outside Cabin with window, balcony and ...
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Sail Date February 2013


magoo07 avatar

magoo07

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star sailing from New Orleans

Just returned from a great cruise on the Norwegian Star sailing out of New Orleans to Costa Maya, Belize, Honduras and Cozumel. With the cruise sailing from New Orleans, we decided to go a few days in advance to ...
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Sail Date March 2013


Blended family avatar

Blended family

1 Review Written

Fun but something missing

Our family of 5- 3 teenage boys have cruised previously on other lines. We have cruised princess, carnival and royal Caribbean. We were not sure what to fully expect from freestyle cruising. Some pleasant ...
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Sail Date March 2013


Norwegian Star Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining3.03.6
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family4.03.6
Enrichment2.03.2
Service4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.6
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