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New York (Manhattan) Norwegian Bliss Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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1203 reviews
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"The overall experience on the Norwegian Bliss was just alright. One of the things you need to be prepared for is the constant service fees, 20% gratuity charges (which is already paid for ahead of time, so you..."Read More
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Eve4567

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

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We had a great time!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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metadoc

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I was there to dance every night and eat healthy food. I give it 5 stars for that. I will say that the NCL Escape, its' sister ship, was a little better in that regard. It's H2O Spice was larger and it was great for dancing. Also, their Skyline Bar had a dance floor and it was less claustrophobic than the Social was on the Bliss. On the Bliss, half of the Skyline was taken up with casino ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Off Bliss on 3/8 Not Good!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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edsbiggbuck

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 did not tell Any One on the ship until the 15th a day After we got off. Their was a family quarantine in their room on our floor (10) until they got off in Nassau. No one could touch ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great cruise

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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bigkahuna642

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I’m going to start by saying the staff and crew were very friendly and accommodating and personable and very professional. We saw none of the rude unfriendly staff some of the lower star ratings stated. Yes the bliss wasn’t perfect. They do nickle and dime you but if you know that going in you can prepare for it. The food was good. The buffet was repetitive and very very crowded a lot of the time ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: The Haven Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony


Not Very Good

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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ladaallo

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

I want to start off by saying that I recognize that this is a stressful time for everyone including and especially for the travel industry. We cruised from March 8 to March 15. On March 8 when we left, COVID19 was a concern but not to the same extent it was by the end of our cruise. That being said, the service on this ship is terrible from day one.This as my first time with NCL, but I have ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Traveled with children


My 1st Cruise!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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Ashleegladysz

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

I went on the cruise with my best friend for spring break. We are both 21 years old. I had the time of my life on this cruise, and I’m looking forward to cruising with Norwegian in the future, but there were a few things that surprised me. We were not permitted on the tender boats to go to great stirrup day due to wind. It was really a bummer to get 1 day in the Bahamas on a 7 day cruise. We were ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


First time in a long time not in the Haven

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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aleg2222

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We just got off ship on 3/8/2020.We had terrific food all week, some terrific servers including Mariano. The show Jersey boys and Beatles show were both amazing. We Plenty to do if you want and plenty of places to escape or to have a drink. 10 minutes to get off the ship at the end of the cruise in NY Really love this ship! This is my first time, in a very long time and not sailing In The Haven ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


Best mass-market cruise experience

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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KruzinKiwi

10+ Cruises

- Summary: we have cruised a number of lines (Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Celebrity, Holland America, Oceania.) This was our first cruise on NCL and was the best experience we have had on a mass-market line. Excluding Oceania which is our favorite but in a different price bracket. We would definitely use NCL again if they have itineraries/prices that suit us. - This cruise was chosen ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


Gorgeous ship

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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dianneace

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I really love the luxury of not having to fly to go on a cruise, New York is an hour and a half away and I am grateful that NCL has ships sailing from NYC port. The Bliss is a beautiful ship, very very up-to-date in every respect. I feel there is something for everyone onboard, from dining, entertainment, activities etc. Embarkation was crowded BUT organized considering there were 4900 people ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great Time

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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bruce48

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We were on the Bliss last week 3-24/3-1 to the Bahamas from NYC. This is our 9th cruise with ncl. Also cruised with Royal and Carnival. We live up in the Hudson Valley NY and had a kid drive us to the terminal from Astoria about a half hour away from the terminal. I gave the longshoreman a nice tip up front and he took our luggage out of the trunk for us and that was that. There was a ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


Terrible Service

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kellylpn

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I have never complained about NCL before as it has always been my favorite cruise line. After this cruise forget it. There were many people with the same complaints too. The svc was absolutely the worst that I have ever experienced on any of my cruises. A bartender wasn't acknowledging people in one of the bars and when my adult son said he was waiting 15 min her response "so has everyone else and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


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