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Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean from New Orleans
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Celebrating on the *Star*
"We booked the December 16th sailing of the Norweigen Star to celebrate my graduation from nursing school. We talked one of my friends from school and his girlfriend into joining the celebration. And I was pretty..."Read More
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aloesch

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

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America the mediocre

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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Bambinothebad

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 we were ignored, or told, "I don't know, madam." Our room steward routinely forgot to restock towels, creamers, etc and was hard to locate. The shows were.pretty good. The ports were ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


I'd do it again.

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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qajaqr

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

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 problem it is to get to from I-10. It is neither of those things. Read and follow the instructions on the Port of New Orleans website and there are no problems getting to the Julia ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony


Life changing cruise on the Star!

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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Freespir8

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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 cruise for a "girls trip." We were a little apprehensive about a cruise as our only experience before hadn't been so good for either one of us. After reading the reviews, we decided to ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

5 Helpful Votes


Star Boat review

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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ray8905

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

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 to skip one and called our concierge who was able to resell our booking and credit us the full amount. That was outstanding as I thought I would just be out the $400 and did not expect ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Traveled with children


To Costa Maya on the Norwegian Star

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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thepumpkinlady

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 the port. My husband needed to take oxygen and a scooter on this trip. The crew members were very attentive during the embarkation process and throughout the cruise. We had an inside ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Traveled with disabled person


Pleasantly surprised - Great Value for the Money

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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2stonesthrow

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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 expectations. I wouldn't hesitate to cruise the Star again if the price was right. We sailed from Nola and embarkation was a breeze. Our cabin was a pleasant surprise. We had booked ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview

Traveled with children


Norwegian Star Did Not Shine

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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Porthole Pete

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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 liquid soap and shampoo dispensers in the bathroom summed up the Norwegian Star - down market. These days it is expected that rooms, at the prices charged, will have proper soap, ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony


Norwegian Star April 7, 2013

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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happy_psychotic

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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. We did get off the ship twice but not an easy task and somewhat dangerous for her. Both knees replaced and the R.A. is the worst case I've ever seen. She was very content to order ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)


Great Time Aboard Norwegian Star

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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tffd01

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 on board with similar promotions. It was a wonderful cruise and I will tell you about the positives and a couple of negatives below. Embarkation: We took a cab from a local ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

19 Helpful Votes


Awesome Spring Break Cruise with some bumps (literally)

Review for Norwegian Star to Caribbean - Western

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nednorman8

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

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 special check in for suites but regular line was quite short too. Getting off ship was just as easy and quick. Booking a suite gets you priority boarding, disembarking, etc which is ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony

Traveled with children

9 Helpful Votes


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