We chose this cruise to experience the Panama Canal which was very interesting. 90% of the service staff had a very unwelcome attitude except for a few exceptional people. We have experienced several great Norwegian cruises prior to the ... Read More
We chose this cruise because the price was good and we wanted to see the Panama Canal. Our previous cruise experiences were with Holland America where we were treated like royalty and fed like Kings! This NCL cruise was just the ... Read More
Chose this cruise because our friends wanted to go and it was a good deal. We'd never been on Norwegian before (we're Holland and Princess all the way). Some of the problems we encountered seemed to be from understaffing, starting with ... Read More
This was our second Panama Canal cruise. A bucket list must for many. It was our sixth cruise on NCL. My wife and I enjoy the casual atmosphere on NCL compared to others we have been on. The Star is a smaller ship but we found it to be ... Read More
We chose this cruise due to the itinerary. We are NCL fans and we're not disappointed. Had superb meals at Cagney's, Moderno, La Cucina and Tepanyaki as part of ultimate dining package.Cagney's and Tempanyaki were both favourites. We ... Read More
We arrived in Miami on Wed night and stayed at the Courtyard at the airport. On Thursday we did the hop on hop off in Miami.
We chose this cruise for price and itinerary. Very long lines for embarkation. First about 30 minutes outside ... Read More
This was a double treat! We celebrated our anniversary during the cruise, and checked the Panama Canal off my bucket list! Booking the Aft Penthouse on the Star was the best decision we made. We were able to see all the workings of the ... Read More
We left out of Miami and chose to park in the port parking garage for simplicity ($20 per day, going up to $22 soon) since it is across the street from the ship. Embarkation was somewhat slow compared to other cruises. The ship was nice (2 ... Read More
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