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Norwegian Star

156 Reviews
Norwegian Cruise Line

Vibrant and lively as depicted by its colorful stars and stripes banner across the front of the hull, the Norwegian Star is a getaway cruise vessel that goes above and beyond to provide passengers with a world-class vacation. It was refurbished in 2018, as part of the Northern Edge Program, and showcases over ten fabulously upscale restaurants, a renowned day spa and salon, phenomenal Broadway-style entertainment, and staterooms that make all guests feel like royalty. Each stateroom has been renovated and now features contemporary decor and furnishings that complement the beautiful views you will see through your large picture windows. You can choose from multiple staterooms that range from a penthouse to a family suite, and no matter what stateroom you reserve for your trip, you will receive the services of a butler and concierge. Aboard this cruise ship, you will travel to places like South America, where you can sip on Pina Coladas while watching the sunset; into the heart of the Mediterranean, where you can feast your eyes on ancient architecture; through the Caribbean, where you can lay out on white sandy beaches and soak up the sunshine; or Northern Europe, where you can drink fine wine and explore the towns and villages. 

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Onboard Experience


As varied as the destinations the Norwegian Star sails to, this ship features restaurants that will take you on a culinary journey around the world. From Asian noodle bars to fine French fare, explore the extraordinary menu items available to you as you travel. This ship offers two main restaurants, Aqua and Versailles, which doll out traditional American dishes in an elegant setting. Each of these two restaurants has a similar menu, but very different appearances. If you want to kick back and relax poolside, Topsiders Bar & Grill is an excellent choice; this restaurant specializes in burgers, fries, and good ol' comfort foods. If you feel like splurging, Cagney's Steakhouse, Le Bistro, Atrium Café & Bar with The Bake Shop Treats, and La Cucina Italian Restaurant are just a few of the À la carte eateries found on the ship. 


After the daytime activities are over, the Norwegian Star turns up the heat with an excellent line up of Broadway-worthy shows, concerts, comedian acts, and other special events; reserve your seat at Stardust Theater and prepare to be entertained. This refined theater has the appearance of a fine opera house, complete with plush furnishings and perfectly placed seating arrangements. Step back in time to the era of disco and dance and join in the fun at Band on the Run. This lively musical celebrates some of the most popular 70s bands that ever played. Paradis is a fun bohemian show where professional actors play out songs and dance moves of the Parisian culture. Vegas! The Show celebrates some of the most iconic moments in Vegas in a fun and theatrical manner.

Fitness & Recreation

Onboard the Norwegian Star, take your health and wellness goals to a whole new level with the fitness venues provided on this extraordinary ship. Start your morning off on the right foot by getting your heart pumping at Barong Fitness Center. This recreational hot spot is filled with cardio and strength training equipment that is sure to make you break a sweat in style! Take full advantage of Barong Fitness Center's offerings by signing up for aerobics, yoga, or other fitness class. Up on the top deck of the ship, there is also a jogging track for those who prefer to get in their exercise amid beautiful scenery. For those who prefer a more low-intensity workout, the ship offers a lap pool and Jacuzzi. Relax and unwind by participating in some of the recreational activities located around the ship, such as hitting balls at the Golf Net, doing research in the Internet Cafe, or finding tranquility in the hot tubs.


Mandara Spa & Salon is your place for some "me time" and good old fashioned pampering. This luxurious day spa is located on deck 11 and offers a full lineup of services to make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. From couples massages to nutritional consultation, Mandara Spa & Salon makes sure you feel beautiful from the inside out. Services offered at Mandara Spa & Salon include acupuncture, lip enhancements, cellulite sculpting, haircuts, manicures and pedicures, shave services, facials, and expert massages. Venture into the Spa Thermal Suite for some pampering water therapy. The steam room will detoxify your body and make your skin glow, the Vitality Pool will awaken your soul, and the weightlessness pool will melt all of your stress away.


Shopping aboard the Norwegian Star is an experience you will not soon forget. From fine jewelry to souvenirs, this ship offers just about everything you want and need, and all are offered at exceptionally low prices. Not only will you save money by making your purchases on board, but you will also never pay taxes or duties. For all of your fine jewelry needs, head over to Effy and check out the fine collection of diamonds and other beautiful pieces they have to offer. Effy is a renowned New York jewelry store that has been in business for decades. Tradewinds is your go-to place for handbags, accessories, purses, watches, and more. They offer merchandise from top designers such as Bulgari, Michael Kors, Coach, Gucci, and more. The Tides is located in the Atrium and offers an abundance of jewelry and gift items. There is also a marketplace where you can purchase everyday items that you may need while on your cruise.


A cruise aboard the Norwegian Star provides kids with the unique opportunity to explore the world and learn about different cultures, but the fun does not stop when you leave the ports. This ship offers many fantastic activities to keep your kids entertained throughout the whole trip. Splash Academy is the premier children's center and offers kids a chance to get creative while mingling with other children on the ship. Splash Academy offers games, arts and crafts, and other learning activities. Fashioned like an old disco bar, without the alcohol, Teen Club is a place where your teens can hang out with their peers day or night. Teen Club has a dance floor, arcade games, seating, TVs, and activities geared toward young adults. Video Zone is great for most kids and features a variety of digital arcade games that will keep them busy for hours.


Who said you need to travel to Las Vegas to try your hand at Lady Luck? The Norwegian Star offers a vibrant casino that is sure to exceed your expectations! Star Club Casino, operated by Casinos at Sea, is an elegant gaming facility that rivals any of the big-name casinos you would find along the Vegas strip. It features warm and comfortable decor and is a place where you can get plenty of cocktails and snacks as you play. Inside Star Club Casino, you will find hundreds of slot machines with plays that range between a penny and $100 as well as BlackJack games, Roulette, Craps, and others. 



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