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Norwegian Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Ship
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Santiago (Valparaiso)

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Excellent

12

Very Good

15

Average

11

Poor

11

Terrible

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53 Norwegian Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews


photolady37 avatar

photolady37

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

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We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the size of the ship. My husband has trouble walking and I didn't want a Mega Size ship where it would be a long walk to all the venues. I requested a cabin in ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Peter-W avatar

Peter-W

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Substandard Acute Gastro Enteritis Plagued Ship - Wonderful Ports

Re NORWEGIAN SUN depart San Antonio (Santiago) 17 Feb 2018 heading to Miami. (Departure port was changed from Valparaiso to San Antonio shortly before the cruise) On arrival in our Cabin we were told that: ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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ricardobajon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Average cruise, a bit of lack of politeness

The overall cruise can be regarded as average. Positive points : Entertainment : excellent shows, presentations and overall activities throughout the cruise Cabin service : the cabin steward kept very clean ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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VinoRojaCruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Nice crew but the ship, entertainment and food failed to impress

The crew is very professional and accommodating. A few of the ship's interior spaces have recently been updated but the overwhelming majority of restaurants and bars are very worn and are in much need of ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Melanie Imagines

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

South American Explorer Repositioning Cruise

We thought the value was good for a 20 day cruise and haven't been to some of the ports in Chile, Peru, etc. The itinerary was great. Ending in San Francisco was a real treat for us to explore wine country. The ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Hunt1530

14 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Good cruise, with a little room for improvement

This was our sixth cruise on NCL and by far the longest at 20 days travelling as it did all the way from the port of San Antonio, Chile to San Francisco, CA, a distance of over 6,000 nautical miles aboard the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


gac1 avatar

gac1

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

NCL SUN

Interesting route up the west coast of South America,really enjoyed crossing the equator. Great ports to visit and arriving under the golden gate bridge is historic for me. Thecship was old but in great shape ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Vioyager53

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great price!! Good Staff !! Fair Food!!

Great Price for the Vaue !! Ideal Itinerary. Fantastic Weather. Terrific IStateroom location close to the Elevator. Small enough Ship to walk about and not feel crowded. Overall a Memorable trip. Excellent Room ...
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Sail Date April 2017


mxb350 avatar

mxb350

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Really Enjoyable and Great Food

Before embarking our tour company had arranged for two days and 3 nights in Santiago beforehand and we will not discuss this here as the airline lost our luggage and this is nothing to do with NCL or our tour ...
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Sail Date March 2017


Xiangmo avatar

Xiangmo

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Same old ship

This ship seemed to have been refurbished but could not find anything about this new refurbishment. We have sailed on this ship before some years ago but nothing new could be found that attracts attention.Very ...
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Sail Date March 2017


storytime avatar

storytime

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great port itinerary, but ship needs attention

We chose NCL because of the price and the port itinerary. We have been on other cruise lines and NCL just once before about 15 years ago. This ship was a nice size, only 2000 passengers. Easy to get around, but ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Bluenoser3314

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Loved it

We had a great time. Met lots of interesting people and basked in the glow of the service. Loved Cagney and La Cucina. Seven seas and Four Sesons also served exceptional meals. Enjoyed the Cast shows and ...
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Sail Date March 2017


1PE avatar

1PE

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

South America west-to-east

We decided that this cruise would take us to places we would not see otherwise. We joined in Valparaiso (Chile) and left in Buenos Aires (Argentina), having visited the Chilean and Argentinian Pategonia and the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


aajusa avatar

aajusa

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a Lifetime Around the Horn

We are a couple from the Mid-west (age 53 & 62), no kids, retired and Platinum latitude members. When we booked this cruise as our winter getaway, we did not have much knowledge of South America. We arrived in ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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goderda

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent Itinerary and Ship

We chose the ship because of the itinerary and our previous positive experience with Norwegian. We especially like the free style dining. The service on the ship was generally outstanding. People were friendly and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


Advisorj avatar

Advisorj

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Weather, Great Service

This was a very good cruise. Weather was super in all ports. A rough patch came up on one sea day, but the ship was stable in strong winds and high waves. Falklands offered a rocky return tender to the ship, but ...
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Sail Date January 2017


danil63 avatar

danil63

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cape Horn Cruise, Great Solo Travelers Club

Very similar to Alaskan cruises in the the natural beauty of the area. Saw many glaciers close to ship, but no calving. I took nice hikes in Ushuaia and the Falklands.to see penguins. I only took one shore ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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wombat464

1 Review Written

Disappointing

This was our first (and probably last) cruise with NCL, having cruised with Princess previously. Firstly, we made a decision to walk to the port from our accommodation in Valparaiso. This was a complete disaster, ...
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Sail Date November 2016


GraemeJ avatar

GraemeJ

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sunshine South America

This cruise was booked through Infinity Cruises in London as a package, including flights, some transfers and hotel accommodation at beginning and end of the cruise. The booking process was excellent and I have no ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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TLE Seattle/Texas

1 Review Written

Terrible odor for days/ mystery sewage leak dry dock workers and prep. bad deal

Choose for NCL reputation and itinerary. This cruise did not come close to my prior experiences. Terrible smell which Captain first denied and then admitted was from sewage tank that sprang a leak and ran down ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Funa1966 avatar

Funa1966

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very good experience but not the best

I had chosen this particular line due to a group of factors such as route, the number of days, ports. Analysing by the shipping point of view is visible that is one of the older ships of the Norwegian Fleet ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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2nd half traveler

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Norwegian Sun, the good and the bad

Last month The Amazing Ms D. and I took a three week cruise on the Norwegian Sun from Valparaíso Chile to San Francisco. While we have taken several cruise this was by far the longest cruise we have ever taken. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


dreamlife avatar

dreamlife

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Sewer stench and contractors tearing the ship apart will usually ruin a cruise

Santiago (Valparaiso) to San Francisco on the NCL Sun We chose this cruise because it left and arrived at 2 cities of which we are very fond. We had planned a day flight north over the Andes but it was the wrong ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Molly2010 avatar

Molly2010

8 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Freestyle dining, if you pay extra.

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary( the Western side of South America). The itinerary was great and generally the ports did not dissappoint Us at all. Our stateroom( midship with a veranda) was also ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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paulabr

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

South America and Mexico April 2016

We liked the ports and also we sailed into San Francisco. It was close to home and didn't have to fly but only one way. We flew into Santiago the day Of the cruise, didn't have to one of a wait to board. Never ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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