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7,086 Norwegian Cruise Reviews


RocketSci73 avatar

RocketSci73

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Plenty of fun! Too much noise, ship needs more color.

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Vacation review & journal Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship, Feb29-Mar07, 2020 Western Caribbean itinerary sailing from Port Canaveral: Falmouth, Grand Cayman, Cozumel Walt Disney World, Mar07-Mar10 (2 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Zorto145

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ordinary

We chose this cruise because a Royal Caribbean cruise we’d booked due to leave Singapore was cancelled three days before departure due to COVID-19. I had already travelled to Sydney ready to fly to Singapore and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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nfish

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Poor Layout

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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CruisinDudette

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and The ??

Almost a year before the cruise, we started researching what was available to visit countries that were a part of our ancient history. Time in Israel was a primary consideration. The initial 21 day Mediterranean ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SonzTwin

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

It Could Easily Have Been Just Two Stars...

We had booked a trip to China in early March. Since it had to be rescheduled due to C-19, we looked around for a cruise. The 7-day Southern Caribbean on the NCL Epic sailed from SJU, which I've never visited, and ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Jim Raffan

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not for us

CONS Ship design The go karts laser tag and the Haven take up to much space on the ship The burger diner under the track was empty every time we walked by Not enough pools and deck space The lawn ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Red E 4 Crusin

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

First Time Norwegian Cruiser - was a bit disappointed !

We wanted to try another cruise line - we had only sailed with Celebrity before this. The ship was about the same size as our previous ships. The decor and common areas were nice and we had no complaints. The ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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edsbiggbuck

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Off Bliss on 3/8 Not Good!

Got off the Bliss in NYC on Sunday the 15th had CDC Waiting for us to take our Temps as we walked off. NCL was told day 2 that a 2 year old on the 03/01 sailing tested positive, And then EVERYTHING Changed. They ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Bethannsam

1 Review Written

Poor timing for maintenance

It was the only Hawaiian isle cruise departing and returning to a Hawaiian port. Embarkation was very smooth and organized as was disembarkation. NCL missed a great opportunity to do routine maintenance the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Best Life

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice ship for a Bahamas weekend

This was our 39 th cruise, 8th NCL, 6 th Haven. I read the reviews before booking and didn’t have high expectations however I did expect more being in the Haven. Let me start by saying when arriving at the port ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Greyhorse

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not to my expectation

I chose this Latin American cruise because I had a very memorable experience with Gate1 Discovery guided tour last year and I wanted to re-trace my path with my wife from Buenos Aires to Strait of Magellan in Chile, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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2pedersens

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most recent cruise to Panama Canal, Miami to Los Angeles

I chose Norwegian because we cruised Mexico last year and just returned from a Panama Canal cruise. Both cruises have been enjoyable, but recent news, if true will make me think twice about cruising with them again. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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sooxin67

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We thought we would try Norwegian Cruises - really liked the route and got a great deal on a mini suite. I had visions of a large cabin and large balcony - not so much. Cabin was well appointed but indistinguishable ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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ashleyg13

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

NCL losing the plot

looked a decent price for a solo, originally 20 nights it was reduced to 17 nights with a promised 25% reduction and a 25% off the next booking - problems with a refit lead to the reduced cruise nights the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jjhansen458

1 Review Written

Some Improvements Some Not So Much

We chose this cruise mostly due to it's economical price. But, also it fit into our schedule and after 2 cruises on another line we thought we would give Norwegian another try. We really liked Port Canaveral. ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mruggier0

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just ok

I chose this cruise based on departure port and date. I really didn't care where it was going. The ship was nothing fancy. In fact, if I didn't know I would have thought it was a refurbished ship. My room balcony ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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love2cruise2020

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

NOT TOO IMPRESSED

I rate my overall experience of NCL Pearl (7-day-Honduras, Harvest Caye Belize, Costa Maya, and Cozumel) a 3 for the following reasons good/bad: I loved our cabin room (with balcony) 8518 that is right smack up ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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subiero

1 Review Written

Beautiful Ship and great weather!

I chose this cruise because my senior community was running a group trip including bus transportation to/from NY port. Embarkation was orderly, but the lines to check in were very long, but once we got to the desk ...
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Sail Date February 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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Laurie7

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Choose your ship wisely

This was our 17th cruise, our 2nd on NCL. I was really excited when I booked this cruise over a year ago on this new 'amazing' ship, but alas it did not live up to my expectations. Embarkation was fairly fast, ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Disbidnesd

1 Review Written

Nice ship bad cabins

Ok so we (group of 12) choose this ship and cruise line for the ports it was going to. I usually cruise with Royal Caribbean and after this cruise with NCL I will he going back. I had read several reviews about ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mjl125

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

OKAY simply Okay

We chose this cruise based on their itinerary and length totally forgetting this is the beginning of Spring break, more later.... We left Cape Canaveral on March 3 and returned March 8th. Our destinations were ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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gmbpcruiser

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Good crew and Excursions

With the Beverage package, 3 free specialty restaurants, internet minutes and discount of $ 50 on the excursions included in the price of this cruise it did not feel like we were nickeled and dimed to death! This ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Silvercup

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Had fun but a lot of small issues

This was my 2nd cruise and I enjoyed myself however there could be many improvements. First off, the logout page for the wifi only seems to work once in a while so I probably wasted 30-40 minutes just trying to ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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andrewwilson1980

1 Review Written

Underwhelmed by the food and staff

This is my first cruise, and honeymoon. I spent a good amount of money on the room with the specialty dining package, drink package, and excursions. From what I’ve been told the food is really good and drinks ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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