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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Getaway
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778

Average

647

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Terrible

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647 Norwegian Getaway Cruise Reviews


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nfish

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Poor Layout

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We were the last cruise before the COVID started. This was my 6th cruise (2nd on Norwegian). First I must say the cruise line did an exceptional job of keeping the ship clear & cruisers safe. (All public restroom ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Cruising Oma53

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not as good as I remember

Embarkation in NOLA was fast. I estimate that we were onboard within 15 minutes from the time we got in line. They said our room would be ready around 1:30 pm and it was. The Free Dining rooms food was not as ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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maverdegem

1 Review Written

Large and busy ship

We didn't choose the cruise,it came as part of a visit to Tenessee.It was a very large ship and very busy as it was half term in some parts of America. There was only one small pool, far too small for the amount of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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WestTexasCruiser

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

I chose this cruise due to NCL's private island and the stop at Costa Maya. Usually, we prefer Eastern or Southern Caribbean, but change it up sometimes. Our last NCL cruise was the same itinerary but on the Dawn, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Arkie1966

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Forever waiting

This was my first time to try NCL. Positive: The ship is beautiful and I felt very little movement. The drinks were strong and I thoroughly enjoyed trying different drinks. The entertainment was out of this ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Kellilikestocruise

1 Review Written

Nickel and diming

We have cruises with Royal Caribbean, but it was 10+ years ago and more recently cruised with Princess. We wanted to try another company because the crowd on the Princess was quite a bit older and even in our mid ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cessna98f

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Less Than Average Trying to Outdo the Worst?

First the ship,is typical of trying to add more decks and rooms without any more elevators, dining or show room.With 4000 people it could be elbow-to-elbow. Folks were not rude, just TOO MANY! Ship was too long. We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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pat24711

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Second time around

Pricing was very low on this Balcony cabin. We are seasoned cruisers with 20 thus far and had been on the Dawn prior to this and had not had a great experience, so decided to give Norwegian another try. Start with ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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borz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cramped quarters, amazing entertainment

Overall, I'd say this was a pretty average experience. I am used to cruising on RC and I found Norwegian a little subpar on just about everything...except the price of course. You get what you pay for I guess. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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esc

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Getaway From It

Our family group of 8 persons (ages 18-82) wanted to celebrate New Years together on a cruise. We have enjoyed NCL together before, but definitely not this time. This ship was had too many people (5000) which ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Jals3

1 Review Written

Ok by not great

Reposition back to home state. Price was reasonable. Had mini suite, size good, bathroom wonderful, high marks on this. Food in specialty restaurant was very good, main din8ng room food average, nothing’s special. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Lilcarmine06

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Just Ok

We just got off today (1/12/20) and I can say I would without a doubt never go back on this ship again. We are carefully considering never to cruise Norwegian again and we’ve only ever cruised with Norwegian ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mksantabarbara

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The call to visit St. Petersburg/Russia

My wife and I had the urge to use the ship board credit coupons we had purchased previously before they were due to expire. We would have one more credit coupon left after this cruise, we have decided to let it ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Suzettepf

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not the best cruise

Cruised in December 2019- Cozumel, Belize, Honduras, and Costa Maya Arrival-1:45 pm New Orleans port- was dropped off by a friend- after removing luggage from vehicle- a crew was immediately available to take ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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crhink3

1 Review Written

NON-SMOKERS BEWARE

Smokers RULED This ship seems to be built for the smokers, as the main pool/spa area and bars are right beside the open smoke hut and at times there were 12-15 in their smoking and ...HELLO that smoke goes over ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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NOLABetty

1 Review Written

Wonderful leaving from our hometown port

First time on Norwegian, we are Diamond level members on Royal Caribbean. The only things that stood out on this cruise were the entertainment: Burn the Floor, Million $ Quartet, the 2 late night comedy shows, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Kwakwa630

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Highs and lows

For context: I traveled solo on the Getaway Dec 13-22, 2019. This was my second cruise - but first with Norwegian and first solo. I have previously sailed RCCL Allure of the Seas. I sailed in a Studio room for ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ncorr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

You will spend more than you plan.

If you want to do anything fun and enjoyable on this ship, you have to pay extra for it. The complimentary dining options were poor. However, the specialty restaurants were great. A lot of people make dinner ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Drewcuzz594

1 Review Written

Horrible service

We have now cruised over 15 cruises mainly with Royal Caribbean and carnival. We decided to take our first cruise with Norwegian out of New Orleans on the getaway. I have to say the anticipation and excitement prior ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bobjamison97

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Review

Went with another couple, they picked this cruise. Our first cruise, a 7 day western Caribbean. We got a thermal spa access with the balcony, well worth it. Our steward Roberto was the nicest man, anything that ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Barbeechick

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Impressed

I had never cruised Norwegian and wanted to give it a try. Well, I won’t cruise with them again! The service was HORRIBLE!! Very few servers taking drink orders on pool decks. On the entire cruise I was only ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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jeepblue67

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise, fun with family - would rate higher but for Norwegian response

Okay, so this is kind of long - We had 11 in our family group (ages 13-75), split into 4 cabins. Excursion that was the big problem regarding NCL response (marked 'terrible' due to this one)- 11/29/19 - ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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VictoriaAnn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not worth the big price tag

My family had booked this cruise and invited me along so I didn't really have a choice of boat or destinations. Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Honduras; Harvest Caye, Belize; Costa Maya, Mexico were our destinations. The ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Pamie61

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

The ship is big, clean & nice decor but has rude staff, seemed impatient with you & don’t go out of their way to please passengers. There was 3 bartenders on deck 16 at the aft H2O bar that were great (Craig, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Greenlntrn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not a great start for my first Norwegian cruise

So this was my first Norwegian cruise so that maybe I had high hopes but nothing really lived up to the hype and honestly there were plenty of moments where I was either really disappointed or just frustrated at ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Norwegian Getaway Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment5.03.9
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family5.03.8
Enrichment2.03.4
Service4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.5
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