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The Norwegian Star started sailing in 2001 . Former names: none. The Norwegian Star is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Norwegian Star has 1172 cabins. 44 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 2344 to 2813 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Norwegian Star has a space ratio of 32.6 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 39.1.

The Norwegian Star has 1084 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

The ship last major refurbishment was in May 2018 .

There are 14 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2001 - Norwegian Star
2002 - Norwegian Dawn

There are 24 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

NORWEGIAN STAR was intended for service with Star Cruises but following the acquisition of NCL and a review of tonnage deployment it was decided that the ship and her sister would be deployed with NCL.

During a major dry dock in 2010 new Family Suites and Interior cabins were added to deck 12. Moderno, O'Sheehans and LaCucina were added. Spinnaker lounge was relocated to the aft of deck 7.

During March 2015 drydock the bar on deck 7 was changed to Five O'Clock Somewhere Bar. O'Sheehans Pub was added to deck 8. Sugarcane Mojito Bar was added to deck 13.

During May 2018 drydock Bier Garten bar on deck 14 was renamed Sky High Bar; The Kid spash area on aft of deck 12 was removed and transformed into a adult only area called Spice H2O - However this Spice H2O is a scaled down version of the same venue found on larger ships; Planet Kids on deck 13 was renamed to Splash Academy; The waterslides on the pool deck were removed.

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Smoking Policy     smoking
  • Smoking cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipes is strictly prohibited in all staterooms and on balconies, in or near venues serving food, the jogging track, outdoor sporting venues, The Haven outdoor areas, and children's pool areas
  • Smoking cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipes is permitted only in designated indoor and outdoor public spaces to include designated smoking lounges and cigar bars, and in the casino for players only.
  • On ships with "The Waterfront", smoking is permitted on the starboard side excluding any food service areas.
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  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 8 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • No Mini Golf
  • No Golf Simulator
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Norwegian Star Cruise Deck Plan Key
Connecting staterooms symbol

= Connecting staterooms

Double Bed symbol

= Double Bed

Elevator symbol

= Elevator

Handicapped facilities symbol

= Handicapped facilities

Hearing Impaired symbol

= Hearing Impaired

In Hull Balcony symbol

= In Hull Balcony

Inside Corridors symbol

= Inside Corridors

King Bed symbol

= King Bed

Queen Bed symbol

= Queen Bed

Restrooms symbol

= Restrooms

Third and/or fourth person symbol

= Third and/or fourth person

Third person occupancy symbol

= Third person occupancy

Up to 5 person occupancy symbol

= Up to 5 person occupancy

Up to 6 person occupancy symbol

= Up to 6 person occupancy

Up to 8 person occupancy symbol

= Up to 8 person occupancy

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