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Mediterranean Norwegian Star Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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2480 reviews
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A few guests arrived 40 minutes late and we left without them. Though I didn't like name-calling prior to all-onboard time, this was very reasonable.
Atrium Cafe served the same Starbucks like other NCL ships do without a rebranding.
An MDR lunch on the sol sea day. The scallop didn't benefit from the oversized herb butter bath it sat in and was still very bland.
Ginza served decent Asian dishes.
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Things to expect on an underbooked older cruise ship
"Next time I will choose ships with at least 2 sea days on a 10 day cruise.We thought we liked the itinerary - 10 day cruise from Venice to Barcelona with a different port everyday...."Read More
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Things to expect on an underbooked older cruise ship

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zgjdenver@q.com
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We thought we liked the itinerary - 10 day cruise from Venice to Barcelona with a different port everyday. We wore ourselves out and did not have the discipline not to get off the ship every day. Just couldn’t resist at least seeing the port. Next time I will choose ships with at least 2 sea days on a 10 day cruise. Ports we liked: Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor: each of which we did either a hop on/hop ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Stranded in Barcelona

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Never again with NCL
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

We chose Norwegian Star because of the price was right. But the saying goes you get what you pay for. Let me start by saying that if you expect help from personnel if you contract Covid on the ship, you are badly fooling yourself. Let me tell you, as for a health care professional for 40 years, sanitation is the least of there worries. I went on board on April 13, 2022 in Venus, Croatia, ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with disabled person


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lollygag
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise for our time line for our group and went to ports we wanted to see. Or at least it was supposed to. A week before we flew to Venice we got notified that there were “technical issues“ with the ship and would be missing two ports. They also shortened the time in the rest of the ports we were scheduled to actually visit. For this we got only a $100 non refundable onboard credit. We ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Oh my...

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kbear100
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

Cons Significant itinerary change was the largest issue and made 2 days prior, 2 At Sea days were added for a total of 3 days. Santorini and Kotor were cancelled due to ships mechanical issues (they told us they lost an engine.) They shaved off 1-2 hours per port as well. We received $100 credit and 20% off future cruise. Incredibly disappointing. Lines for everything. Leaving out of ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Broken engine and missed stops

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Jenniedale
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

I chose this cruise because I was excited that we would be at port most days and I really wanted to visit Santorini, Greece. Unfortunately, we were notified the day before we set sail that the itinerary had been changed and we would not be going to Santorini after all. They offered us $100 compensation per state room. They had also removed a stop to Montenegro and had shortened 5 of our other ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Lies, misrepresentation of cruise destinations, poor food, awful stateroom

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peck16
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We found out two days before the cruise that we were not going to two of the destinations at all and all of the other port times have been altered considerably to be shorter due to a mechanical problem with our ship. Doesn’t exactly inspire confidence in the safety of the boat. No offer to reschedule or change to another cruise which we couldn’t do anyway because when we found out we were ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Excellent cruise

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Rosaral575
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

I chose this cruise because my family and some friends were going on a reunion. The cruise was simply amazing. The staff was friendly and professional and they always followed up with our requests. Our stateroom housekeepers always kept our room clean and provided soap and other items when I asked for them. The food and services were excellent. My family and I always ate our meals in the buffet or ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


Winter Cruise Joyful, Cruise Line Not Soo Much

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Squicruiser
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I choose this cruise because of the port stops. Because of mechancial issues with the ship we were not able to accomplich all the ports on the tour and other ports where we did stop the shore excursions were curtailed. These mechanical issues with this cruise ship were known well in advance of our embarkation (the last two cruises were negatively impacted) and was not revealed to us until the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Poor management, unorganized, mediocre food - my only negative cruise review!

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onthecusp
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have done over 41 cruises on various lines. I choose a cruise for the itinerary & price. I also did the 14 night trans Atlantic after the 12 night Greek island cruise. This is my first cruise review and only negative feelings about a ship. I had cruised the NCL Star twice in the past and did not feel this way then. Staff were friendly hard workers but not trained well. After taking an ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


NCL ruined my honeymoon

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a123n
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

When we arrived on board it was complete chaos, I was shocked. There was a lineup wrapping around the main level of the ship interfering with the passages to the gangway, due to all the number of complaints. People were yelling, crying, and were utterly miserable. No smiles or laughter to be seen or heard from both staff and guests. When approaching the Customer Service desk the staff ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


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