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Norwegian Getaway Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Getaway
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Traveler rating

Excellent

44

Very Good

56

Average

37

Poor

24

Terrible

11

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,026

Romantic Cruises

381

Entertainment Cruises

270

Senior Cruises

172

Repositioning Cruises

126

172 Norwegian Getaway Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


rcafguy avatar

rcafguy

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The crew were wonderful. Some remembered us from previous cruises .

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We have sailed with NCL before and feel that they give fair value for the money. They have always treated us with respect, and we find their food and entertainment to our satisfaction. We missed a port in the Azores ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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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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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GrandmaRolls

6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Big Ship, Still Not Sure

We spent several days in New Orleans before the cruise because...well...it’s N’awlins! We stayed close enough to the port so walking there was easy. Embarkation was fairly easy; we boarded with our two carry ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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The Cruise Curmudgeon

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

The Cruise Curmudgeon's Guide to the Norwegian Getaway

The reasons people choose for cruising are many and varied. What one expects of a cruise depends a great deal on those reasons for undertaking the voyage. So keep that in mind as I reflect on my recent 9-day ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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sentrydriver

10 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise on Norwegian Getaway

We are a retired couple in our late fifties with more than a dozen cruises on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Princess and Holland America. This was our second NCL cruise, our other one being a Transatlantic on the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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winter45

1 Review Written

Transatlantic from Copenhagen to New Orleans

We chose this trip because of it's itinerary. My wife wanted to see the Eiffel Tower and the Arch of Triumph in Paris, France. Also, she wanted to visit London and see Buckingham Palace. London has so many ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CindyMcRae

1 Review Written

Overcrowded Disorganized Disappointment!!!!!

Although the itinerary was a dream come true for me, the ship itself and its management had a lot to be desired! I know it’s was a repositioning longer cruise than usual, but the staff and management were so ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Hayley N

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not value for money

We cruise at least once a year and had been with NCL before, albeit a smaller ship last time. Embarking was fine, although we had to wait at the airport for sometime before the transport arrived. Having been with ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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bostonphil

7 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Interesting and Beautiful but Exhausting, Demanding and Expensive

I prefer traveling alone and I sail Norwegian because of the studio cabins. I also have rewards with Norwegian because I have sailed them so many times. I have not had the opportunity to travel abroad since the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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TAMPO-PO

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First cruise

Our travel agent chose the company and we chose to cruise in order to visit countries we had not visited before. Also we are senior citizens and wanted a quiet cruise, and a freestyle cruise. At ther airport, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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nicole73cat

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Never Sailing NCL again

We were two families of three generations (including grandparents and children) excited to be traveling to Baltic destinations. We stayed in a balcony family cabin (14814) that had a Pullman bed. I had ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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amazing1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Getaway 2019

We flew from Sydney, Australia, to visit the Baltic region for the first time. We have cruised once before on NCL (Rome to Spain round-trip). We choose NCL usually because it offers a variety of entertainment and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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cranky grandpa

2 Reviews Written

People, people everywhere

My cousin's wife picked the tour because of the itinerary. We have traveled Norwegian many, many times and always had a good experience. We are senior citizens and felt that due to the size of the ship we missed a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Mikemgt58

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Average cruise, outstanding ports.

First, sorry for such a long review.... This was our first NCL cruise and we chose it because of the itinerary. We have sailed quite a bit previously on Carnival, Celebrity and Princess. The ports we visited were ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Vadek

1 Review Written

Baltic Sea - Copenhagen to St. Pete and back

We booked a Haven room on the Norwegian Getaway for our Baltic Sea trip. The Haven is the luxury level on some Norwegian ships. Our room was a Family Villa - two bedrooms, which was perfect for my wife and I and our ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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AZDivers

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Oh how the mighty have fallen!!!!

What an absolute mess of an entire trip. Norwegian really really dropped the ball on this one. This was our 2nd time on that boat and the second trip was nothing like the 1st. The boat was right off of dry dock, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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actcleath

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

You Get What You Pay For....and a little less!

Many have already commented on the horrendous way that NCL waited to the last minute to announce a change in itinerary, and a bungled effort to respond to initial complaints. None of these comments is exaggerated, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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TexasTangoDancer

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not the Norwegian Experience we came to love years ago!

We chose this Transatlantic for the time and itinerary. We had a bad experience on Getaway Transatlantic 2017 with ship mechanical problems, skipped, shortened ports and crew unable to get passengers on and off the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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barsuk21

1 Review Written

Good ship, excellent service.

It was first time cruising with my granddaughter and husband, it was my gift for her 12th birthday,and of course spring break and Easter holidays. So we took a cruise to Bahamas on Norwegian Getaway. My ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Jimnree

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise staff

This was our fourth cruise, and our second time that we've cruised with Norwegian. We really like the perks, beverage package, speciality dining, Internet minutes, and long distance package. Last year we won a bid ...
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Sail Date February 2019


robho avatar

robho

1 Review Written

Nice Ship Food BUT Noise

Family reunion with brother sister, wives, and family friend (total 6) Our portside minisuite 8128 balcony was very big (seating for 4) but unusable because of horrible whining noise from below our balcony. Other ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Ecoyne

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Pluses and minuses

Last minute booking to try Norwegian for the first time. The Tropicana dining room hostess Reinelyn Beronilla was friendly, remembered our name after one meeting,accommodating and just a pleasure to deal ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Elaine2241

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship

This was our first cruise on the Norwegian Getaway. We had sailed on the Escape before. The Getaway is so much like the Escape. My husband prefers the smaller ships because of fewer people and no need for ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Turtleta2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship and itinerary

This cruise was fantastic. We had a mid ship mini suite balcony. 10804. Cabin was great. I don’t know that I could go back to cruising with a regular cabin bathroom after this! Full size shower. Double ...
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Sail Date February 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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