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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Getaway
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996 Norwegian Getaway Cruise Reviews


Liljo22 avatar

Liljo22

1 Review Written

New Cruise at the Top of My List

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I had been watching cruise pricing for a Spring Break cruise out of Galveston or NOLA for sometime. When NCL added the 3rd and 4th free perk the price dropped a ton and I pulled the trigger on the Getaway cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2020


MARB avatar

MARB

1 Review Written

First Time Definitely Not the Last Time

I was a first time cruiser and was delegated by my group to research cruise lines, destinations, and deals. After countless weeks of research we voted on the Norwegian Cruise Line porting out of NOLA. We were very ...
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Sail Date March 2020


Cocotte9 avatar

Cocotte9

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise to date!

We took this cruise from New Orleans, But we flew in the night before and stayed at the Whitney hotel near Bourbon Street and also a short drive to Julia street cruise ship terminal. The hotel was very expensive ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dingawing

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Cruise!!

I wanted to take a cruise and get away to just destress and recharge so I booked a Western Caribbean cruise on the Getaway that would let me check off two boxes on my to do list. Be in NOLA during Mardi Gras and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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pchanasyk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Second Time NCL - Did not disappoint but avoid NOLA

We were on the Getaway from the 16th to the 23rd sailing out of NOLA to the Western Caribbean. I am ranking this a 5 cause everything NCL controlled was amazing and we had a fantastic time but I will never sail out ...
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Sail Date February 2020


rueben avatar

rueben

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our Getaway From The Cold North

I am 62 and my wife is 57 and we are from Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is our third cruise. We were on the NCL Epic last year when there were numerous engine problems and our ship crashed into mooring pillars in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


HVLW11 avatar

HVLW11

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Had a blast! Can't wait to cruise again!

Departure city Our cruise departed out of New Orleans. We chose to arrive on Wednesday, two days early, and utilized the free/reduced airfare offered by NCL paying only the $25 fee for our flights. Our flight was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cockney cruiser

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

We chose this cruise for the itinary and free offerings. The embarkation was not very good but no fault of Norwegian, weather conditions delayed entry into the Mississippi river. The actual check in process was slow ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Brprod1 avatar

Brprod1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

IF YOU ONLY READ ONE REVIEW ON NCL BREAKAWAY - READ MINE!

Just like so many of you, I came to cruise critic to read reviews before I booked my 9 Day Caribbean Cruise on NCL's Breakaway. After reading so many negative comments I still booked on NCL, because I've sailed on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Lprose

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Got Away on the Getaway February 7-16 2020

We initially chose this cruise because a rum cake went terribly wrong! I made a rum cake using my husband’s prized rum from Grand Cayman. Learning that this was no ordinary rum and it was impossible to replace ...
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Sail Date February 2020


FourUpState avatar

FourUpState

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another great cruise on the Getaway

We are just back from a very nice 5 day cruise. The ship looks great, we were last on board 3 years ago for a Baltic cruise. Check in at New Orleans port was fine; we started the cruise off well with a Mojito ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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apeemay0910

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers - and we had a blast!

This was our first time taking a cruise and we had a great time! We got a great deal that included our airfare and free dining package, drink package, internet, excursion credit and a cabin credit. We arrived in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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kdmbluerzr

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perfect Winter Getaway!

Chose this cruise for a couple of reasons. Wanted a nice little winter getaway, western Caribbean is always good for that. Had not sailed out of New Orleans yet and wanted to do this. Had not been on the Getaway or ...
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Sail Date January 2020


misslab avatar

misslab

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Week On The Getaway - What's Up With All The Bad Reviews??

Just spent a week on the Getaway, January 26 - February 2. I see others have reviewed this cruise and wonder...were we actually on the same cruise?? We have cruised Princess, Cunard and Avalon (river) prior, first ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Jlw81 avatar

Jlw81

1 Review Written

Always a good time

We enjoyed this ship very much with little cons. We have sailed this one twice. The first time we went to embark it was hectic no one was directing anyone in the port of Miami the second time was great out of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Builtwells avatar

Builtwells

12 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Amazing Experience!

I chose this particular cruise because of the convenience and familiarity of the Port of New Orleans. It was a round trip beginning and ending in New Orleans. Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Adrian10529 avatar

Adrian10529

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

3rd cruise with NCL. They never disappoint!

Me and my girlfriend sailed on the Getaway Jan 12-17 and had an amazing time. This is our third cruise with NCL and we will definitely continue sailing with them. I’m 33, my girlfriend is 23 and we also sailed ...
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Sail Date January 2020


PlainRay avatar

PlainRay

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise! Good decision!

We chose this cruise as it fit our time line, and it with NCL; a cruise line we sailed with some time ago (and a few others with other lines in between), and had an equally good time. On a side note, had we based ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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travelswithwife

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise filled with friendly and attentive crew

Our last 6 vacations have been “All Inclusive resorts” in either Cuba or Dominican Republic, so we were looking for a change without breaking the bank. We embarked The Getaway on a 9 day cruise leaving from New ...
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Sail Date December 2019


melnick avatar

melnick

6 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise-3rd time on the Getaway

It is very disappointing to see so many terrible reviews. You have to plan and know what to expect while on a cruise. My husband and I are in our late 40's and have taken over 20 cruises on Norwegian, Princess, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Mt10 avatar

Mt10

7 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

The Norwegian Getaway quickly became our favorite ship in over 20 cruises on multiple cruiselines. This ship wasn’t too big and wasn’t too small. It never felt crowded even in buffet lines, shows, MDR, or ...
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Sail Date December 2019


ThunderChief avatar

ThunderChief

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

It's What Cruising is All About!

This is our third cruise, first on NCL. I have cruised on both Royal Caribbean and Carnival. The first question people always ask, "which one do you like best". I can honestly say I have enjoyed all three equally. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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allaboardwhosgoingaboard

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise

This was a 2nd cruise for my husband and I, the first being on The Pearl. We were celebrating my turning the big 5-0 as well as a 10 year anni for us. While we have not sailed any other line, we both love NCL for ...
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Sail Date December 2019


rscheld avatar

rscheld

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship, horrible main dining rooms.

Overall, I felt like this was a great itinerary. I wish it wouldn't have started with 2 days at sea but it turned out to be good. The kids club and staff were amazing! We were so impressed with them! The service in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


KKB avatar

KKB

5 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

1st NCL cruise (15th cruise)--we are fans!

This was a poker cruise that I purchased from a guy who won it on his cruise. We are poker players & love cruising so thought we would give it a shot. We had done poker cruises on Princess & Royal Caribbean. We have ...
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Sail Date December 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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