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Overview

Originally built in 1998 and refurbished in 2017, Norwegian Spirit appeals to a variety of travelers, with activities ranging from a basketball court, a water park, a casino and age-appropriate youth clubs. The main Tivoli swimming pool boasts four hot tubs, and there is even a separate hot tub for kids. 

Spirit is home to 13 updated eateries, seven of which are specialty venues. Passenger favorites include Le Bistro French Restaurant and the Bier Garten beer hall.

The ship's cabin's received new decor in 2017 as well. Cruisers can choose from four cabin categories: Inside, Oceanview, Balcony and Suite. Inside and Oceanview cabins on this vessel range from 149 to 287 square feet, and all accommodations include flat-screen TVs and room service. 

In 2018-19, Norwegian Spirit departs from a variety of European ports for itineraries in Santorini, Athens, Florence, Valencia, Barcelona and more.

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Originally built in 1998 and refurbished in 2017, Norwegian Spirit appeals to a variety of travelers, with activities ranging from a basketball court, a water park, a casino and age-appropriate youth clubs. The main Tivoli swimming pool boasts four hot tubs, and there is even a separate hot tub for kids. 

Spirit is home to 13 updated eateries, seven of which are specialty venues. Passenger favorites include Le Bistro French Restaurant and the Bier Garten beer hall.

The ship's cabin's received new decor in 2017 as well. Cruisers can choose from four cabin categories: Inside, Oceanview, Balcony and Suite. Inside and Oceanview cabins on this vessel range from 149 to 287 square feet, and all accommodations include flat-screen TVs and room service. 

In 2018-19, Norwegian Spirit departs from a variety of European ports for itineraries in Santorini, Athens, Florence, Valencia, Barcelona and more.

Ship Size
M
Price
$$$$
Year Built
N/A

Pros & Cons

  • Well-suited for multigenerational family trips

  • Despite 2017 refurbishment, some recent passengers felt the ship showed its age

3.70Scorecard
  • 3.5Expert Rating »
  • 3.5Traveler Rating »
  • 4.5Health Rating »

Rankings

Norwegian Spirit ranks #14 out of 15 Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

Norwegian Spirit offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

Norwegian Spirit contains 10 decks. Find out which features are available on each Norwegian Spirit deck.

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 1643 guests have reviewed Norwegian Spirit, giving it a rating of 3.5 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.5 out of 5(1643 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples49.1%
Families w/older children14.3%
Singles/Friends12.5%
Families w/young children10.8%
Groups6.4%
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Ship Photos

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