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Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Star
Western Caribbean
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365 Western Caribbean Norwegian Star Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews


highlandwench avatar

highlandwench

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The first cruise of, hopefully, many

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I am a 40 something housewife and mother of 4 teens from central Virginia. We stayed the night before embarkation in Miami at the even hotel. It was a very nice hotel, and definitely catered to fitness minded ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Karina623

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superb customer service, excellent food, clean ship, plenty of activities.

Our TA chose it for us and it was a perfect fit for a first time cruiser. We went on the NCL Star from April 13-20th from Miami for a 7 day Caribbean cruise. Shuttle from airport to dock: easy to hail a van ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Capt Maverick

1 Review Written

Amazing surprise

We choose this piticular cruise at the last minute due to our original cruise the Oasis of the Seas had got cancelled due to major damage. Thank God for Ashley Bennington @ ashley@jcotravel.com. She was able to ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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dands987

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not very impressed

First time on Norwegian. We were not impressed with the food. Although the crew were very friendly- we had to walk into the hall to request towels or face clothes as we were about to shower. The entertainment we ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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medman426

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Relaxing cruise with good food, friendly staff, and good weather

Had not cruised for years. Wanted a carribbean cruise that stopped in Roatan as we have friends there. I had read good reviews about NCL, so thought we would give them a try. We weren't disappointed. Food was ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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commosue619

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising has changed.

Cruising has changed in the last 20 years. My expectations have also changed. Given todays climate the cruise was quite good. Food, fine, excursions good(overpriced, but convenient). Got the dining package and ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Yarelix1978

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Vacations of my life

Price was our decision maker at that time I guess any cruise for Your first one was great So we where so please w the staff and service that we book the next one while being on board So glad We add this kind of ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Bambinothebad

1 Review Written

America the mediocre

A colleague had told me Norweigan sucked, and that it is owned by a rich Chinese family and not by Norway. Turns out, he was right. The food was mediocre to bad. The service stunk. Every time we asked for anything ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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qajaqr

1 Review Written

I'd do it again.

I didn't know what to expect from a cruise having never been on one. It was completely different than what I thought it would be. I'd read how difficult the Port of New Orleans terminal is to navigate and what a ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Jr Sea Cruiser

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Small ship, lots of fun.

One of the best cruises ever, and believe me, I've been on most of the mega ships and this is up for competition. Honestly, I've read some negative reviews online, and I have no idea what they are talking about. The ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Cruisingisfunforall

1 Review Written

Western Caribbean Cruise 2016

We choose this cruise because it was coinciding with another trip we had planned. We had a good time we booked our own excursions and liked the Roatan Catamaran cruise as well as the Maya Chan Beach Resort day trip ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Dr Patwat

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Trip on a Falling Star

Received a great deal for a two bedroom suite, third and fourth person free, specialty dining for all, adult beverage package, shore excursion credit. Suite came with a butler, who delivered canapés every ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Nexttime1983

1 Review Written

Evaluation of Christmas Cruise

Here is our evaluation of the cruise: Great entertainment-very high energy and diverse acts Food- pretty darn good in the dining rooms. While the food was ok in the Market Café, the ambiance was not good; ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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mrschris

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Most terrible vacatioin I have been on.

Since this was a family trip, (15 of us 7 kids) we thought it would be nice to cruise. It was over President's week, and this seemed like it would work best. It turned into one of the worst vacations I have ever ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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anthonyg1996

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Tampa Star Cruise

My family and my dads friends went on the ncl star on 4-10-16 it was awesome Embarking and disembarking were a breeze. Arrived at port at 10:30, checked in and sat in the port lounge and was called to go on at ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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TheArch

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Was worried but expectations were greatly exceeded.

I was concerned about the cruise having read so many negative reviews but for me, everything (with one exception) was five star. Room: I had booked an owner suite with large balcony and about a week before ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Nataliemyers

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Time!

The itinerary fit the dates We could travel. And, 2 of the ports were new to me. Honduras and Belize City. My girlfriend and I travel together often, but I don't get to go away with my kids as often as I ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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collie1228

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

NCL Did Not Disappoint

We sailed on NCL Star from Tampa on April 10. We are a couple in our 60's, retired, living in Florida. We had the promotional Ultimate Beverage Package and stayed in a mini-suite. No long review here. If you ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Hearthosesteeldrumsplayin

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Gotta have my NCL suite!

Have only done suites with Norwegian (ended up in a suite by accident a few years ago when we had a 2 week cruise, but ended up only being able to do 1 week because of schedules, so travel agent arranged for the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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TheButchersDaughter

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation Ever!

The NCL Star is a beautiful ship and big. My husband and I still did not know our way around after a week. The stateroom, a picture window room, was nicer in person than in pictures. Our stateroom attendant, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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thomasjacobus@aol.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star...Wonderful value!

we picked this ship because of the Western Caribbean literary and it left from our local area (Tampa). I read a couple uncomplimentary reviews but many good ones as well...so I decided to take a chance. I took a ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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AVLTravelers

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Economical Trip and Very Relaxing

We booked this trip 3 days before sailing, need a quick break from work and electronics. Would highly recommend the "Parking Doctors" when leaving from Tampa, book on-line and you save some money, they drop off & ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Brandon Girl

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise.... Great Cruise Line!!!

I was a "solo cruiser" on this particular cruise. Being hesitant to go since I had just been on this ship in October 2015 when the service was horrible, I didn't know what to expect... The port had valet parking, so ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Jerseygich

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Spring Break 16

Was a little concerned after reading several reviews leading up to our cruise. Not sure what they were complaining about as the cruise was great. Embarking and disembarking were a breeze. Arrived at port at ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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63cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Perfect Trip

I have been on several cruises across multiple lines. And I can't say enough good things about this cruise! We had a wonderful embarkation even with a member of our party in a scooter. It was quick and efficient. We ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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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