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Alaska Norwegian Star Alaska Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Star
Alaska
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27

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213 Alaska Norwegian Star Alaska Cruise Reviews


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fishinginshorts

1 Review Written

NCL STAR / Alaska Sept 10 to Sept 17, 2011

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Most everything about our cruise went well starting with booking the cruise over the phone with NCL staff. The staff was very helpful and not at all pushy. They even provided some assistance concerning our making ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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wendyparmer

5 Reviews Written

NCL Star Alaska Cruise

NCL Star Alaska Cruise 9/17/-9/24 We had a wonderful time on our first Alaska cruise despite the rainy weather. This was our 29th cruise (5th on NCL) but our first one to Alaska. It was just my spouse and I - ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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JandMcruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Review of NCL Star Alaska 9/17/2011

Our Background: Husband and Wife 40/31 married 10 years on our 5th cruise. 3-Carnival, 1-HAL, 1-NCL. We are open minded people that believe you create your own happiness wherever you travel. We love to cruise! ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Terry38

1 Review Written

Norwegian Star to Alaska September 17-24

Embarkation was quick, easy and efficient. DH has had a stroke which left him with very poor balance. One look at his cane and staff rushed to his aid, took us quickly through the formalities and straight onto the ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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sjs9807

1 Review Written

Norwegian Cruise Line is great!

If you're not fancy people, don't own ball gowns or tuxes and want to eat with your companions, then Norwegians Freestyle Cruising is the way to go! Casual wear, including jeans is our kind of cruise. We cruised on ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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CrusinMickey

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Star to Alaska - Sep 10 - 17 2011

This was our 14th cruise and the second one on the STAR. We sailed on her inaugural cruise from Miami to the west coast in 2001. For this cruise we brought along 18 people about a fourth of them had never ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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cruzncl

1 Review Written

NCL is Amazing

Just returned last Saturday from an Alaskan cruise on the Star. Our party consisted of my husband, mother and father in law and husband's aunt in one cabin and my grandparents in an oceanview. I was a little ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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AliciaSK

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Had a good time

Last minute, budget, cruise to Alaska. First time on Norwegian. We were warned both online and off not to expect the service or experience we had with Princess or RCI or even Carnival. So, we came with low ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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jerseygirl999

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Great Seattle Cruise on the Star

We thoroughly enjoyed the Star. I had been apprehensive about booking on NCL after reading many negative reviews here, but I was completely satisfied. Here are my impressions: EMBARKATION We got to the ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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akta1

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

ALASKA - Great Ports - NCL STAR - Not Shining

I have done 5 other NCL cruises and 16 cruises in total. I would think twice again, before I go on an older ship. It made the difference from a good cruise v a great cruise. I went with one of my friends, this ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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kemo53

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

NCL Star was a jewel

Booked 4 cabins of different categories from inside to mini suite; 3 of family and one of family friends. Ages from 56 (me) to a toddler of 16 months. We were almost unanimous in our opinion(s) of the ship and ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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richard iii

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

No rating

NCL Better than Ever

Getting on and off: The best and easiest we've experienced. Our 5th NCL cruise. 3rd time on Star. 5th time to Alaska. Cabin: Small but cozy and we spend alot of time there. We love our romantic balcony ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Toothfairy80

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Star

So my party consisted of 3 friends in our early 30's who get together annually. I was a little worried after reading the reviews on here about the Star, but I must say I had a great time. A lot of it had to do with ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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herbanrenewal

4 Reviews Written

Alaskan Cruise - not as great as expected

* Background Information - first Alaska cruise, and I've heard so many rave reviews that I was expecting to be really wowed, but wasn't. * Hotel Info - Best Western Pioneer Square in Seattle was a pleasant ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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SunLillyFairy

1 Review Written

Mostly Good

Us: Husband (37), self (42), and 15-year old daughter. We live in northern CA; we drove and parked. This is our 3rd cruise, our 1st on NCL. Boarding: We arrived at the parking structure at 10:00, and they ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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petrinajohns

1 Review Written

A Life of Luxury

We have just returned from a round trip cruise to Alaska. I had booked a suite as a surprise for my mum (part of a bigger holiday) I told her that we would be in an ocean view cabin so she was completely gob smacked ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Bunny41

1 Review Written

Alaska on Norwegian Star

Just got back from Alaska cruise on Norwegian. We took our granddaughter on her first cruise, and did not have particularly high expectations, having read some unflattering reviews from other cruisers. We were ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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nb1mom

1 Review Written

Norweigan Star 8-13-11 to 8-20-11

My review of the Norweigan Star General impression of the Star is that it is nice but small. Our cabin was 8088, mid-ship. Going past cabins 8116 and 8118 had a smell of sewer gas all week. Our steward was ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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lonesomegreywolf

1 Review Written

Disappointing Cruise on the Norwegian Star

This was our 2nd cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines.The first was fantastic aboard the Pearl and the 2nd was very disappointing aboard the Star. Embarkation in Seattle was very smooth, as well as debarkation ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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Bibbs123

1 Review Written

Applause For the Norwegian Star

This is a very welcoming ship with exceptional staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Traveling with our 10 year old daughter we were appreciative of their well run kids programs, the ability to be spontaneous with our ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Lolac1

1 Review Written

I Expected Better

This was my fourth cruise and I have to say I was a little disappointed in the ship itself. As soon as we got settled on board, my family (husband and 1 teenage son and 2 teenage daughters) and I went to the buffet. ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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gfetters

2 Reviews Written

Awesome Alaska Inner Passage Cruise - July 2011

I am new to cruising and wasn't quite sure what to expect. We wondered how the motion of the ocean would effect us. How fun would it be if we were sick all the time. First of all, if you get sea sick I highly ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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johnwayne1981

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska cruise on Norwegian Star

Cruised NCL on 8/6/11. The ship was very good. Shore excursions were overpriced. Took the local bus to Mendenhall glacier and saved $43 for 2. It was $8 both ways. Mile walk to glacier and the lake in front kept us ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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rosey1946

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Mixed Bag

I've heard that if you go to Alaska it will grab you and you will return. And so I did return. I was taking this cruise with 3 family members and my first problem was choosing a cabin. I worked with my NCL cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Farmington Dentist

3 Reviews Written

No Wow-Factor for the Star, but loved Alaska

We boarded the Norwegian Star on August 6, 2011. My in-laws accompanied us. My father-in-law has always wanted to see Alaska and it was part of his "bucket list." Our first experience was with the buffet ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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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