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Mexican Riviera Norwegian Star Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Star
Mexican Riviera
Departure Port

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Excellent

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Very Good

137

Average

102

Poor

64

Terrible

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Cruise type

532 Mexican Riviera Norwegian Star Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews


DFD48 avatar

DFD48

1 Review Written

Partial Review as only on three days

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We were very pleased with the ship overall and the staff. They were helpful and service was good. We especially enjoyed the specialty French restaurant. On the third night, my 2 year old grandson had a seizure due ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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salzanojl

1 Review Written

A perfect anniversary cruise

We tried NCL for the first time as we found the itinerary from LA convenient as we live in Boise, Idaho. We have always cruised from the east coast but having moved to Boise, east coats cruising is too cost ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jaikai

1 Review Written

Enjoyed my time aboard the Star!

Small group of friends cruising together made for a great time during Spring break. On board, there was plenty to do on the Star when or if we wanted. We found room in the hot tubs, especially enjoying the one ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Ohshell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

This cruise was awesome. Im so glad I did it. Everything about it was smooth. To getting on, to getting off. No problems. Food was delicious in the buffet. And in the restaurants as well. Never a long wait to eat. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cruisers4ever88

1 Review Written

Staff steered us wrong multiple times.

We really wanted to love this cruise but Norwegian falls short. We upgraded to a balcony room to recieve the free at sea offers. Balcony room was good. It was very clean and our room staff was wonderful. We wanted ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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LovingCruisingMom

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Girls Trip

Cruise Director Dingo Dave was great, and is team is outstanding also. The entertainment was fabulous. The best part of the cruise. The comedian was great. Specialty Dining was good also. I think that if your ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jmiranda32319

1 Review Written

Getting worst instead of better

We were on this ship last year and loved it so we booked again, they renovated the ship and it became worst, everything is very tight, tables in buffet are to close as well as around the pool, room steward was very ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jas283a

2 Reviews Written

We Enjoyed Ourselves on NCL Star, Some Minor Issues

Decided to take the family on a cruise during spring break, which was a little earlier than most, so we were able to get closer to off-season pricing. What was really exciting is that they had great deals when we ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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fredom4all

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The guest services were beyond compare

The guest services were flawless. The meals at the complimentary and pay for restaurants were excellent. The buffets were great, just like eating at home only better. The excursions were exciting and on ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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catharine.walker

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise

My husband and I took this cruise to the Mexican Rivera on March 9th. Embarkation was a breeze. We had a balcony cabin midship on 9. It was spacious and had enough storage for all our gear. Our steward was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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hollydaisy

1 Review Written

The Crew Made All the Difference!

The Star may not be the biggest, newest or glitziest of the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, but it is the Little Ship That Could! We found the crew to be positive, engaging, friendly, and accommodating from top to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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teacherelaxin

7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Relaxed Vibe on a Fun Little Ship

This was my third sailing with Norwegian after cruising on the Escape and Getaway. I was a little worried that the ship would be too small and that there wouldn't be enough activities on board for our two teenagers. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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uncrazycanuck

1 Review Written

Mexican Riviera

We booked this itinerary as it lined up with a conference we were attending in California. It is one of the smaller ships we have sailed on. Embarkation was fast and efficient. The staff was amazing. Somehow ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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maggydavila

1 Review Written

It was good but some things were lacking

This was our first time ever on a cruise. We got a great deal, so we ended up booking the family suite. It happened to come with a concierge and butler. We thought that was pretty cool, except the concierge was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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bubfn

1 Review Written

Fun family cruise for spring break

We traveled with our 3 children for spring break on this ship. The ship was clean and comfortable. The food, drinks and service were average. The staff varied from attentive to average. We ate at 3 specialty ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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milolii

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

NCL STAR 2 Bedroom Suite Review MR Cruise

This review is of the suite experience in NCL STAR Mexican Riviera. They are so many reviews of the MR cruises, I decided to concentrate this review on the suite experience. There are many online videos, but ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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johnsimion

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great Overall BUT >>>>

Overall, the ship is great. It's nicely furnished, the food is great, the entertainment was the best I've ever experienced, and the exercise room was excellent (unlike the Sapphire Princess that we were just on in ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bournecruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

March 1 2019 Mexican Riviera Cruise

We stayed in the Deluxe Owners Suite. Our butler and housekeeping were top notch and need to be recognized as such. The concierge on the other hand completely abandoned her job when it came to my family and I. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Leenerbeener61

2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable vacay

My husband & I always cruise on NCL because we have never been disappointed. This time we choose the Mexican Riviera onboard the Star. The crew works so hard to keep the ship so clean & well cared for. Although the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Xertes

15 Reviews Written

139 Helpful Votes

Not awful, not spectacular

Third cruise on Norwegian, 24th cruise overall. Our first cruise on Norwegian was on the Jewel. We had more problems on that cruise than we ever had on board a ship but so enjoyed the ship and the food that we ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Mike D.

14 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise in a family suite with balcony on the NCL Star

While I've cruised the Mexican Riviera frequently, it is still attractive due to San Pedro being relatively close to home, the attractiveness of the NCL Star, and the service provided to suite guests. As usual, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Sbsfl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smaller Ship, Still A Fun Trip

Never cruised the Pacific Mexican Riviera, so this 8-night trip that hit 4 hotspots was a great opportunity. Ship is okay, a little cramped but in good condition after a rehab about a year ago. Theatre shows and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bob43147

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rising Star

We chose the cruise for a unique 8 day cruise to the Mexican Riviera that included a 4th port in Ensenada. Thar star is a great ship that was just updated in 2018. Every area of the ship is beautiful! This is our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Gypsygirl100%

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great ports, terrible food and service, awkward ship

I booked this New Year's cruise for DH, DS and I to take them to the Mexican Riviera and have a fabulous holiday. It was an expensive cruise over the holiday also. Embarkation was smooth and went quickly, no ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Lmowenss83

1 Review Written

Horrific

Do not cruise this company. The second cruise with them I had taken. My toilet overflowed from day one repeatedly and they did not change our room. My personal belongings being ruined and they did not replace. We ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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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