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Norwegian Spirit Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Spirit
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

43

Very Good

42

Average

30

Poor

18

Terrible

7

Cruise type

Family Cruises

423

Romantic Cruises

189

Senior Cruises

140

First-Time Cruisers

81

Entertainment Cruises

51

140 Norwegian Spirit Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Riknpat avatar

Riknpat

10 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

All good but one thing

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The Spirit appealed to me in many respects. It is small, comfy and has many aspects of a traditional ocean liner rather than a floating resort. The crew was a delight. I sailed on her in 2016 and 2018 prior to her ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Sussex Duo

13 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

16 consecutive days at sea around the Indian Ocean

We booked a cruise from Dubai to Cape Town on the Norwegian Spirit because it had an interesting itinerary but, after just 3 stops, we ended up with 16 consecutive days at sea. During embarkation we were ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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CruisinDudette

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and The ??

Almost a year before the cruise, we started researching what was available to visit countries that were a part of our ancient history. Time in Israel was a primary consideration. The initial 21 day Mediterranean ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ga2dance

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rome to Dubai comedy of errors

Just recently returned from NCL Spirit cruise that was suppose to be 21 days from Rome-Dubai, leaving on Feb. 11. This was changed because the ship was being refurbished and it was not ready. New date Feb. 14. We ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Viking rebel

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not a cruise to remember

We were not impressed with this old tired ship. Furniture is not only dated but worn out. It has plumbing issues so bad that with three hours notice we were told that drilling and plumbing repairs would be ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Silverbark

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

15 Day Mediterranean Cruise

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, and it did not disappoint. We knew the ship was tired and would be going into dry dock for retrofit. But I loved the size and layout of the Spirit. The staff and crew overall ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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debbieedoo

1 Review Written

Lack of imagination

We have cruised with this cruise line several times. We had always had a good experience but since our last cruise I am a vegetarian and can only comment on the lack of vegetarian options are atrocious Lack ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Divarock&Lboogie

1 Review Written

The Itinerary was great which is why we picked this cruise - 15 days Baltic

The Norwegian Spirit was our first Norwegian cruise. My husband and I usually cruise with Princess or Celebrity. When I saw this wonderful itinerary for the Baltic with so many ports, we decided to book it. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ladyslippertraveller

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Crew, Nice Ship, Wonderful Ports of Call

I always choose because of the Ports of Call. If I like where the ship is going, then I sign on and this cruise was great. Been to most places but not Malta, Sicily and Crete and they were 100% especially Malta. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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KELTIC KIN

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

SOME SOCKS SHOULD BE PULLED UP

THIS WOULD GET A 5.7 FROM ME FOR MANY REASONS: 1 - we were told by travel agent & we double checked ourselves on the NCL website that we could bring a '750 ml BOTTLE OF WINE OR CHAMPAGNE' on board - it was taken ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MaryCatherineAnn

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Surprised by how great Norwegian was!

First time cruising with Norwegian. Had heard some poor reviews so we were dubious. Check in was amazingly quick. Super pleasant staff. Stateroom was smaller than what we were use to on other cruise lines. The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DianellysFebo9

1 Review Written

We had a great time!

We chose this cruise because of all the stops. It was a great experience! And the cruise staff make your stay super enjoyable! We loved our waiters in Windows, Dheeraj and René. Their service was excellent, they ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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pp2327

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First timer and love it

This is our first time to go on the cruise and wasn’t disappointed. Other people commented the ship is too old but as for me, I think it is the upkeep is excellent. We stayed in Deck 4, room 4316, outside cabin. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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yvesvn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Personnel is excellent

We like to compare Cruise compagnies. Barcelona we like. Embarkation in Barcelona was bad organised , 30 full Sun no shadow because they used only 1 Controller so ther were 4 other unused. The evening programs ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Weinbob

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Delightful itinerary, great service, intimate size turned out to be a plus

I had most recently cruised on NCL Epic and Breakaway (which are much larger newer ships with outstanding entertainment) so my very first impression upon boarding was that the Spirit was old, tired, and had a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


littlegit avatar

littlegit

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Canary Island Cruise

We took this cruise because the Canary Islands are an interesting itinerary that we haven’t done before. At the pier we learned there had been a Noro outbreak on the previous cruise. It made for an ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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harry37hverna

8 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

My nightmare

As a seasoned cruiser on many different lines and ships i have just returned from a ten day cruise on NCL SPIRIT. I last used this ship about six years ago on the same tour. At which time we thought it to be an ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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fireman999

6 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Cabin problems, average food & disappointed

We chose this cruise because we wanted a holiday over the New Year period and so we stayed in Barcelona for 4 nights prior to joining the cruise. As we had previously cruised on a number of occasions with NCL we ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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TravelTaster

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Seniors Cruise

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the mild weather in the Canary Islands and Spain. Morocco was a determining factor which proved to be a bust! Very dangerous destination that should be eliminated ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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knock

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Visiting Canary Island

We want to a cruise before we did a river cruise hoping to see a White Christmas. We love this ship it is a small one. We had a cabin on Level 9 in the middle of the ship. Dining in Cagney's twice the food here is ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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amvirgint

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

NCL gives you a lot for the price

I cruise with NCL because their itineraries are port heavy with very good excursions. If you use the $50 per excursion perk, it is very affordable. Embarkation and disembarkation are very easy. Entertainment is ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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GrandmaHofmann

18 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Great trip

Review NCL Spirit, Mediterranean Cruise We are experienced cruisers and land trippers both. We’ve been on about 40 cruises to the Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, Asia, Panama Canal, Mexico, etc. So we have a ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Roaming Out And About

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time with NCL and Norwegian Spirit

Firstly about the cruise line: This was the first time we used this cruise line and had high expectations considering our experience with HAL (Holland America Line) 2 years ago. So like last time we did not book ...
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Sail Date October 2018


judester11 avatar

judester11

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean is Beautiful

We sailed on Spirit on a Mediterranean Cruise 2 years ago, loved it so much had to do it again. We weren’t disappointed....in the itinerary or th majority of the staff onboard. We tried 3 different specialty ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Benkil avatar

Benkil

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Maintenance/Bad Food

We sailed on the Nowegian Spirit in October 2018. It was a great time of year and the crowds were light on our stops around the Mediterranean. I chose the cruise because of the itinerary and our stops did not ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Norwegian Spirit Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.7
Dining4.53.7
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family3.53.9
Enrichment2.03.2
Service5.04.1
Value For Money4.53.8
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