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Norwegian Star
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52 Asia Norwegian Star Asia Cruise Reviews


CruiseBunys avatar

CruiseBunys

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ever :)

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I apologize for the long winded review!! It was a whirlwind trip. We booked this cruise at the last minute ... as the Star Princess FLOATED in the Indian Ocean without any propulsion. LOL For those of you that ...
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Sail Date March 2017


fosjam avatar

fosjam

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed with this ship

This ship is just not comfortable. Firstly our outside cabin was very small and required the double bed to be separated to have any room at all. Also there was no comfortable lounge in the cabin as there usually is, ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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kiwicruisers51

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary

The ship visited some great ports. This was the second leg of a 57 day cruise on the Norwegian Star. Embarkation off the ship as a transit passengdr was very badly managed. We had the Internet package and as we ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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SelinaH

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise

We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on the Star. We are big fans of the freestyle dining and the options available to you. Food was always enjoyable either in the restaurants, buffet, Ginza or O'Sheehans. We enjoy ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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LIz KingJustin!23

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Overall Experience

Ports of call were interesting. However I felt there was not much information provided on the ports of call. There should be an information booth set up for every port of call. Info on taxis, car rentals, port ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Boynton Beach, FL Cruiser

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

India to Dubai Experience on NCL

We chose this cruise only for the ports of calls. We have had less than stellar experience with NCL in the past but thought we would try them again. Only to confirm our thoughts of NCL not the choice of cruise lines ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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andypandy12345

1 Review Written

Fantastic

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. we have cruised with ncl before but not on the star, this was a smaller ship for us. The whole experience was fantastic. The itinerary was one of the best we have ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Epirotiki85

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Extremely unlikely to cruise NCL ever again

Reason for choosing this cruise:The cruise was March 9(Singapore)-March 27(Dubai). We choose this cruise because of the itinerary which was port intensive with only 5 sea days. This is a part of the world that we ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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yellow mellow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Low Budget Cruises

We chose it purely for Itinerary not for the Norwegian Line itself.We have cruise 3 times with Norwegian and each time very disappointed .This for us was a very costly Cruise on a low budget Ship would not advice ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Travelforfunalways

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some poor port choices

We choose this cruise with Norwegian because we had wanted for some time to see Thailand , India and Dubai. 5 of the days we had arranged private tours for just the 4 of us ( 2 adult couples)and we are glad we ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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marblecliff

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise

Chose this cruise for the itinerary and we were not disappointed. Crew was friendly, hard working, and made us feel like valued guests. There were many included food venues which served delicious and varied menus. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Brafield Cobbler

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Norweigan Star Fails to Shine

A fantastic itinerary and a good deal via Imagine Cruising was why we chose NCL. After an excellent flight with Emirates and a pleasant stay in a Singapore hotel we went to the port to join the ship. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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dinc

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

NCL sails a broken ship until it finally died

We planned this cruise for over a year. We saved so we could afford it and enjoy seeing the Far East side of the World and we booked back to back cruises to continue on the ship for the Australia/New Zealand ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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MellowMe

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Star Shines

This is my second review, but this time focusing on the tours. NCL did a great job putting together tour options in an effort to satisfy a variety of interests. I heard only a few gripes (and I'm not sure these ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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GLENCOVE1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

STRANDED ON THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

We flew all the way from New York for this cruise, which was supposed to take us from Singapore to Hong Kong, via numerous stops in Thailand and Vietnam. Instead, the ship lost an azipod as we were pulling out of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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ernie4142

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Slow boat to nowhere

Have cruised NCL several times before with few problems. Wanted to see Australia and New Zealand. The ship lost one of its two engines in early December. NCL never informed us of this. I found out from on line ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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bamaguy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Slow Boat From China - NCL Star - HK to Sydney - 1/16/17

We chose this cruise for the new and exciting ports of call on the original itinerary. However, in Dec 2016, the NCL Star had one engine problem forcing them to drop Ho Chi Min City and Bangkok from the itinerary. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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TheBri

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Ship mechanically impaired when we departed Hong Kong

We chose this cruise for the variety of ports. When we discovered in December that 2 ports had been discontinued due to propulsion system failure. We (2 couples) immediately requested a cancellation refund as we ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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psekand

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Robbing you of your dreams!

We had planned on a large family reunion and had focused our search in the south-east Asia region. Living in Canada, none of us had ever travelled to this part of the world due to the very lengthy flight to get ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Pompey John

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Golden Anniversary Cruise

We joined the ship in Hong Kong having selected this cruise as a special holiday to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary. We had already been advised that two ports of call were cancelled because of an Azipod ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Akire2017

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worse holiday ever: nothing but upsets, many changes itinerary, smoke anywhere!!

This was the worst cruise ever-saved up my leave to take this break-Hong Kong to Singapore (22 Dec16-6Jan17)-itinerary changed several times 1st informed morning of cruise but already in Hong Kong-only 2 ports ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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tinselgirl

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not what we planned but a great holiday

We joined the ship in Hong Kong for a 21 night cruise. The itinerary was NOT what we had hoped for due to the azipod problems which was very disappointing. I am basing this review on the ship itself as that was ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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buffyofva

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dreams Ruined by NCL Star

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, and Australia were areas we were very interested in seeing. NCL had problems early December but would not cancel cruises in order to fix ...
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Sail Date January 2017


Alan157 avatar

Alan157

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pluses and Minuses

We had experienced one cruise previously, on the Jewel, so that is all I can compare to. Despite several itinerary changes due to a failed azipod drive, more days at sea, no Thai stop and no website excursions, ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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guismilee

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Will not do it again

1. They changed the itinerary twice due to mechanical problems, which caused us to lose money on hotels. Thailand, which was the highlight of the cruise, was cancelled. 2. Prior to leaving we called about visas ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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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