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Overview

Norwegian Star – capable of carrying 2,348 passengers and 1,031 crew members – was recently refurbished in 2018 as part of The Norwegian Edge program. The ship now offers the Spice H2O adult-only escape, where guests can sip cocktails in their lounge chairs by day and party under the stars by night. Norwegian Star also includes the fleet's first 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar and the beloved 24-hour O'Sheehan's bar and grill.

Beyond its adult spaces, this Norwegian ship is well-suited for multigenerational travel. Kids' needs are satisfied thanks to youth clubs, teen lounges and pools, while adults can relax at the Mandara Spa or play casino games. At night, the entire gang can enjoy a number of onboard performances and a myriad of meal options available at the ship's 13 restaurants.

In terms of lodging, Star's Inside and Oceanview cabins range from 142 to 159 square feet. For even more space, guests can opt for a Balcony, Mini-Suite or Suite category cabin.

In 2018-19, Norwegian Star sails to destinations in the CaribbeanMexico, South America and Europe

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Norwegian Star – capable of carrying 2,348 passengers and 1,031 crew members – was recently refurbished in 2018 as part of The Norwegian Edge program. The ship now offers the Spice H2O adult-only escape, where guests can sip cocktails in their lounge chairs by day and party under the stars by night. Norwegian Star also includes the fleet's first 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar and the beloved 24-hour O'Sheehan's bar and grill.

Beyond its adult spaces, this Norwegian ship is well-suited for multigenerational travel. Kids' needs are satisfied thanks to youth clubs, teen lounges and pools, while adults can relax at the Mandara Spa or play casino games. At night, the entire gang can enjoy a number of onboard performances and a myriad of meal options available at the ship's 13 restaurants.

In terms of lodging, Star's Inside and Oceanview cabins range from 142 to 159 square feet. For even more space, guests can opt for a Balcony, Mini-Suite or Suite category cabin.

In 2018-19, Norwegian Star sails to destinations in the CaribbeanMexico, South America and Europe

Ship Size
L
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2001

Pros & Cons

  • Recently refurbished in 2018

  • Over half of dining venues require extra fee

3.75Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.5Traveler Rating »
  • 4.0Health Rating »

Rankings

Norwegian Star ranks #12 out of 15 Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

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

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Deck Plans

Norwegian Star contains 11 decks. Find out which features are available on each Norwegian Star 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 1796 guests have reviewed Norwegian Star, giving it a rating of 3.5 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.5 out of 5(1796 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples50.5%
Families w/older children12.7%
Singles/Friends12%
Families w/young children8.7%
Groups6.7%
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