Norwegian Cruise Line®: Norwegian Star
Based upon 21 reviews.
Cruise reviews reflect the opinions of travel editors and cruisers/ readers and may not represent those of our company.
Panama Canal Cruise
LA, Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Canal, Colombia, Miami
Pros: Excellent cruise
Perfect size ship
Pros: Its still and a good size ship, that it does not gets crowded on seadays
Cons: When tendering to shore can get a little hectic if there are more ships at port.
Pros: good cruise, great staff
Cons: Ship is getting old, and shows its age
Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Greece.
Pros: Nice rooms, great entertainment, awesome speciality dining.
Cons: Buffet should be rebuilt/modernized. Seemed like a high school cafeteria. Poor dinner, ok breakfast.
The Greek Islands
Pros: Suite, all the help staff, the food
Christmas Cruise 2017
Pros: Awesome suite in the front of the ship with a huge balcony
Cons: Buffet food was not very good; and not great for a gluten-free person. Many of the staff we found to be rude or apathetic.
Vince, Kotor, Corfu, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik
Pros: The staff, the food, the entertainment, the ship, the ports.
Cons: Not enough time in port!
Baltic Sea Cruise by Norwegian Star
Pros: open dining options
Cons: cabin just kind of tight
Estonia; Germany, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark
Pros: 1-itinerary & shore excursions were intriguing, historical & interesting; 2- life boat drill on first day didn't have to bring or wear life jackets; 3-stateroom was ready upon arrival; 4-2 laundry days @ cost of $20 bag which was convenient for 10 day cruise; 5- Capt was outstanding in narration in each port about history, highlight + development of country & city; 6- availability of different speciality restaurant along w/dining package' 7-Melodic Trio entertaining music at Atrium
Cons: 1-ship tour was offered on first day but very BIG, about 50 people w/ only 1 staff w/not microphone ; 2- mandatory life boat drill was confusing in checking in stateroom # & didn't go over rooms that show...we were there but received a letter that didn't go so clarified it w/guest services, other cruise lines go repeat #s that didn't go; 3- sometimes order of food at some restaurants were not accurate either not right order or substituted w/o telling customer; 4- bius for shore excursions need to reserve seats for handicapped as sometimes had to sit in back; 5- tour guides need microphones at different ports for shore excursions; 6-some of staff on board not enthuse, interested in what their duties/activities, for example we attended 2 classes while w/only about 2-3 passengers attending & staff leader wasn't happy that we showed up; gave us the kit & that was it
Great ship, good crew
Pros: smallish ship (~2300 passengers), v good enteratainment, great food
Best cruise ever
Belize, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan
Pros: Good selection of shows, places to eat, entertainment/games, tours
Cons: Stateroom with Balcony canNOT accomodate 3-4, even if 1-2 are children.
London, Paris, and cruise
London, Paris, cruise to Italy, France and Spain.
Pros: Our entire trip was flawlessly scheduled down to the smallest detail.
Good choice if you prefer big cruise ships (not our preference)
Norway fjords and Baltic countries
Pros: Very good service by personnel, multiple dining venues, easy on and off
Cons: Limited menu choices, crowded dining areas,
Trans-Atlantic: Miami - Azors - UK - Amsterdam - Copenhagen
Cons: Food in the buffet could have been hotter
Norwegian Star 2015 Mexican Riviera
Pros: Large Ship, beautiful spacious rooms, great shows, great staff
Cons: Food - The food was terrible!
Pride of America-NCL
Pros: Well suited for our family- appropriate activities for all ages, buffet service, exellent kids club, very attentive cheerful staff
Cons: Mediocre food even in better restaurants, persistent loud music, rather crowded state rooms
Two Trips in One - First/Last with NCL
Costa Maya - Roatan - Cozumel
Pros: Nice ship- Nice cabin- Nice beverage package -Good entertainment
Cons: Did not sail on time and did not keep the guests informed of the delay. Unorganized at the bars. It took 20 plus minutes to get drinks. Only 3 or 4 crew members were friendly. Others appeared to just get their job done. Debarkation took forever. Very unorganized
Norwegian is the best cruise ship ever!
Countries on the Baltic Sea
Pros: Beautiful ship, great food, amazing entertainment, great planning of excursions
Cons: I can't think of any
Panama Canal, Columbia
Pros: Great cabin steward. Freestyle dining seemed to work.
Cons: See review
Cruisin' Free Style
Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama Canal, Huatulco, Acapolco, Cabo San Lucas
Pros: We were free to go where and when we wanted.
Cons: Can't say that I have any.