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Norwegian Getaway Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Getaway
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

97

Very Good

76

Average

54

Poor

19

Terrible

24

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,026

Romantic Cruises

381

Entertainment Cruises

270

Senior Cruises

172

Repositioning Cruises

126

270 Norwegian Getaway Entertainment 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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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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pat24711

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Second time around

Good: Beautiful Ship. Well appointed. Very clean & nice graphics. This was our 20th cruise. Second on Norwegian. Room Steward was great. Bad: First experience was on the Dawn. was not good but, wanted to try ...
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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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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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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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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


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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


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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


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royce894

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Getaway

So before I start this is my first review I have ever done. This alone should show my dissatisfaction with this cruise line. After being on multiple cruises we decided to book a Norwegian Cruise, as we had not ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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dicap99

7 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Many issues with this cruise

Excellent prior experiences with other NCL cruises. We have been on a large number of cruises (30+) with many different cruise lines and this was the worst cruise we have ever been on. We are NCL Platinum and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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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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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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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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Sthrngary

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

20 Cruise in 40 years. This was the BEST!

If you utilize Cruise Critics, you are somewhat obligated to review your cruises as they happen. I would like to follow-through on that commitment. I recently went on the NCL Getaway, November 24, 2019 to December ...
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Sail Date November 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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Nash232

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Positivity keeps us going

I am 42 my wife is 35 we have 160 cruise days on various lines. 2nd ncl cruise and probably the last although who knows. Some great things were the 2 main shows. I don’t care for the music but they were ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Taryn0628

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Few Issues But Still a Fun and Relaxing Time!

We departed New Orleans and the embarkation process was HORRIBLE--- not sure if that was NCL's fault or that of the New Orleans Port Authority but it took an unreasonable period of time to go through customs and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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oleputrm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not sure we'll do this again!

We chose the November 8, 2019 9 day cruise just my wife and I. We have cruised many times before (many different cruise lines) and understand things don't always go as you expect or would like, but Norwegian should ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Getreal70094

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great looking ship with very narrow balconies; poor NCL management decisions!

My review of the 9 day inaugural NCL Getaway cruise out of New Orleans: This adventure had a rough start from the beginning. The traffic going into the port terminal was the worst I have ever experienced in New ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Nauti Buoys

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

First time cruising outside of the Caribbean and first time on NCL. This is NOT a one and done but a forever go-to cruise line. Exceptional food, service, cleanliness of the ship, professional staff and there is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Metroplex Man

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

7 Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Please keep in mind this review is rather dated and some events, destinations etc. may no longer be offered. We decided to take this cruise as a number of our friends were going on it to help celebrate a mile-stone ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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superpaps

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

OK....ish...

Never been on a cruise before (myself and wife) and I would NOT enjoy any type of formal dressing up; so, chose this for a beginner. The embark and disembark went well and if you are fearful of sea sickness...the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Pamykris

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great vacation

We arived one day before embarkation to Copenhagen after a week in other parts of Europa so we mostly just explored the nyhavn area which is very pretty. Embarkation itself was super smooth we maybe took 15 min to ...
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Sail Date August 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


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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