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Elsa

Age: 49

Occupation:Systems Analyst

Number of Cruises: 1

Cruise Line: Norwegian

Ship: Norwegian Star

Sailing Date: 2010-07-3

Itinerary: Alaska Glacier Bay

The ship itself looked like it was decorated in the 70's or 80's. It was actually pretty tacky, from the carpets to the wall hangings (aka "art"), it just had a very cheap look and feel to it overall. Our cabin was nice but overpriced ($1675 per person). We found out most of our neighbors got a much better rate by waiting to the last minute before they booked and saved about $1500 from what we paid for exactly the same thing. The cruise was very crowded and while Alaska was great, most of the excursions were only 1/2 day which is just no where near enough for all the time you spend on the boat. Most of the entertainment was 2nd or 3rd rate, except for the Second City shows. There was really so much to be desired that this cruise did not deliver on.

Average at best! Some of it was just plain gross. Sorry but it's true. It started out quite bad and got better at the end. I guess the figured we'd forget how bad it was at first and only remember the good part. The $50 soft drink tab was just too unbelievable. What a nickle and dime cruise line.

We had a balcony room. It was nice. It was not as clean as i thought it should be and not nearly as nice as the Sheraton in Seattle where we stayed the night before.

They left the previous occupants dirty ice bucket and glasses in our room which we found upon check in.

Pretty stupid unless you love Bingo, gambling, shopping, drinking and overeating. If you love these things, you'll be in heaven.

No, the excursions were the best part but you pay extra-a LOT EXTRA for them. They are not included in the price of your cruise.

Norweigian can and should do a lot better than this. From what I've heard, most people much preferred other cruises with Princess and Royal Carribean. This was definitely the "Walmart" of the cruise lines. Only the price wasn't cheap...just what you got for the money.

I will never cruise Norwegian again.

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