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Norwegian Spirit Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2026 reviews
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Great Spirit Service Team and Renovation Despite Unfortunate Pandemic Impact

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Mar 2020
Cabin: Mid-Ship Inside

Overall Summary:

- Despite the extraordinary complication noted below, we would be glad to sail on the NCL Spirit in the future. Although we did not visit all ports, we believe this is a great itinerary.

- Dubai is a great city to explore in advance of embarkation and although we were prevented by local authorities from visiting Cape Town, we had planned five days of exploration and enjoyment.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Inside

- Refurbishment is attractive, however storage is limited and the chair/pull-out couch is too big to permit easy movement on one side of the bed.

- Bathroom is well-designed and size of shower is excellent. Could use more towel bars and additional airflow into/out of shower (for air drying clothes).

- Storage limitations would be an extreme problem for more than 2 people in the room.

Port Reviews

Dubai

Stayed in Movenpick hotel near the Dubai Mall. Hotel offered a free shuttle to the mall. Room and staff at this hotel were fantastic. Dubai is a great city to walk. Amazing architecture and features. Recommend doing a dune bashing tour.

Abu Dhabi

A great town to tour. Walking the Corniche is a wonderful way to enjoy a day. Previously visited Al Ain via tour, which we highly recommend.

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