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Alaska Norwegian Joy Alaska Cruise Reviews

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Incredible Alaskan Cruise in Haven
"After booking a cruise with Norwegian Joy on her new itinerary to Alaska, I obsessively read the reviews on this site and others. Yes, the beginning reviews were not so great, but then got better, so I worried less...."Read More
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Beautiful ship but be prepared to pay extra - NOT a smoker friendly ship

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FunWhileYoung

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We have been on many cruises and have sailed on just about every cruise line and found this ship to be very well planned with ample space so as not to feel crowded with a full ship. Be sure to head to the observatory- best spot on the ship! Embarkation was very fast and easy. Luggage was delivered to the room within 3 hours to the room. A few items missing upon check-in however any issue that ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


A wonderful Alaska cruise, just avoid the spa.

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mcpomike

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation - You'll see me saying time and time again, Haven is the way to go! The dedicated Haven security line and lounge to fill out forms was awesome! The parking garage being across the street from the terminal (accessible by sky bridge) was quite nice as well. One problem was when we took the elevator to the floor that said embarkation, the door was secured so we had to get backs downstairs ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: The Haven Forward-facing Penthouse with Balcony


The Glaciers were an amazing experience!

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am2292

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

Alaska was a bucket list trip for my mother and father. Unfortunately, my mother passed away and my father is starting to lose mobility. So, this was a very important trip for my sister and I to take with my father, and Alaska did not disappoint. The embarkation went smoothly, we were on the ship by 11:30 am which is a very impressive turnaround time. The ship is amazing as always. NCL ships ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite - Connecting Stateroom


Incredible Alaskan Cruise in Haven

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FBurnley

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

After booking a cruise with Norwegian Joy on her new itinerary to Alaska, I obsessively read the reviews on this site and others. Yes, the beginning reviews were not so great, but then got better, so I worried less. However, my husband and I personally had nothing to worry about since the incredible staff in the Haven enclave took such great care of us. If you can, book a Haven suite...post-pone ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: The Haven Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony


Beautiful Ship

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trixiehaley123

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

First time cruising with Norwegian.. I would go again but I would not let them book my flights again. Getting off the airplane and to the ship was no problem for us. For our connecting flight in Atlanta we had to run so we wouldn’t miss our flight we literally got on board and they shut the door. My dad’s experience was not so great at 79 years old everyone at the airport for Norwegian was gone so ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


Nickel & Dime

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J Gregorio

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

20 cruises over 25 years and it certainly isn’t getting better. Every other activity on the daily schedule was either pay for it or they’re trying to sell something. Food quality is way down activities are almost nil unless you pay for them. Norwegian joy to Alaska is booked as a one day at sea when it was actually three days. So much for truth in advertising. One stop in Victoria BC is from ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


A great vacation

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saltygoat

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This is my first cruise so I have nothing to compare it too but we had and amazing room, the ship was beautiful and there was a ton to do and see. Getting on the ship was painless, we were in a concierge suite so had priority embarkment and got on the ship quickly. We were able to schedule meals and entertainment quickly so we were able to relax and start enjoying our trip right away. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Family Villa Suite with Balcony


More than a lifetime of memories

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Heynita63

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I'm so glad we went despite some of the negative reviews. I have not one complaint! Although every trip has a snag or two, I just don't sweat the small stuff. We loved our mini suite. Yes, it may be as big as other ships suites, but it was certainly big enough The larger bathroom with the nice shower was great! The room steward was nice and friendly and we were obliged in every request I ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Overall, wonderful experience - minor complaints

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eleanor_pier

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

Flew to Seattle the previous day and got a little bit of exploring done there, then embarked the next morning. Embarkation staff was incredibly friendly and the process went much more smoothly and quickly than I had expected. My friend and I had a blast exploring the ship and checking out the different bars and restaurants, though we did not do many of the entertainment experiences. Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony - Connecting Stateroom


The Joy of the Haven Aft Facing Balcony

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taxguy0001

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We always wanted to go to Alaska and NCL's Seattle to Seattle schedule worked well for us. I was a little nervous about the Joy after reading some reviews but we decided to take a chance and book an Aft facing cabin in the Haven. Note that this is a Haven suite.....in that the room is incredible and the bathroom is enormous and the butler is always available and helpful in bringing drinks, ice ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: The Haven Aft-facing Penthouse with Balcony


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