Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Reviews

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Karendom
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We previously sailed on Norwegian gem and had a wonderful time, couldn't wait to go again. Breakaway was horrible. Cabin with balcony small with poor layout. Carpet old and dirty. Vacuums must not exist on this ship. Comforter stained, ... Read more
tpeppe@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Lots to do. Specialty restaurants were great! We especially loved the Brazillian BBQ Moderno and Ocean Blue. We loved Burn the Floor and Four Seasons tribute and Howling at the Moon Dueling Pianos. Piano bar was a good meeting spot ... Read more
MeiraCruises
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Traveling with my husband -- our very first cruise, and our first vacation in 19 years! We chose NCL because my mother and aunt had praised them. Embarkation was around 1:30 and was only mildly annoying, standing in lines and waiting. ... Read more
Sister Golden Hair
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Okay, here goes. Cabin was a mini-suite; very spacious with a good sized bathroom, very comfy king-sized bed and a small balcony. Enough storage for 2 people and belongings. However, walls were VERY thin; could hear our neighbors alarm ... Read more
JimnSuzie
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 forum posts
This was our first voyage on the Breakaway after doing the same cruise on the Dawn. For us, we preferred the Dawn. Overall and very good experience that I would certainly recommend. Rather than mention the many positives, I'll mention ... Read more

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Happycouple2
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Group of friends suggested it and 20 of us went. The ship is beautiful, immaculately clean, the staff was friendly and proffessional. The spa was amazing the entertainment spectacular. Loved the restaurants and cocktail lounges. Variety ... Read more
Vatraveler53
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Bermuda was great but there was something missing from this NCL cruise. This was my 4th NCL and they have definitely gone downhill. The food was mediocre and monotonous. It was like Groundhog Day at the buffet And what's up with charging ... Read more
ms.sunburn
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
305 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We booked the Canadian At Par Offer which was great, except all of the drinks onboard were still in USD! So by the time they added the 18% gratuity and we paid the 15% exchange rate on top of that it became rather pricey. Loved ... Read more
mlzig
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Mini Suite great space, balcony could have been a little larger. Room steward was terrific. Spa services overpriced and staff was not really accommodating to our request of times. Photography staff gave 2 different answers - overpriced, ... Read more
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janvincenzo@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Just getting back from out 3rd Breakaway Cruise in three years, and I had to come to this site to comment. I am sorry to say with each year, my love for this ship has diminished. There was a 2 hour boarding delay because a few passengers ... Read more

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SS2000
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Recently sailed on the NCL Breakaway (my third cruise with NCL). Have to say overall,very good cruise. Boarding the ship was relatively smooth and was ahead of schedule. The cabin (mini suite with a balcony) was a good size, had plenty of ... Read more
Priscilla0383
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
so ive never been on a cruise before and decided this year i'd like to change it up a bit and go on my very first cruise. this was a family trip so i went with my 2 kids aged 12 and 7 and my boyfriend...we are in our mid thirties. with so ... Read more
Jlh6790
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I went on this cruise with my boyfriend the week of 9/4/16, during Tropical Storm Hermine. We ended up having an amazing time, but I must admit, I was nervous to be sailing in such rough seas despite having been on multiple other cruises ... Read more
myboy32e
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 helpful votes
Let me start by saying this was our first cruise with NCL and it was a cruise for our niece's 21st birthday! That being said I have sailed on Disney and Royal Caribbean and I will compare this cruise with RC because Disney is in a class ... Read more
Seat10F
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We selected this cruise as it was an opportunity to see Bermuda which we had not visited before. Embarkation was very hectic as we has received a message to board earlier than scheduled so that the ship could leave port early to avoid ... Read more

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rskaene
Member Since 2009
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Very crowded, decks were wall to wall people. Food in main dining room was poor, service was pathetic. Management seemed non existent. Specialty dining was much better, food and service. Cagney was terrific and Ocean Blue was our favorite. ... Read more
Jeff985
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
We sailed on Breakaway 3 months after it launched, and returned to be very disappointed this last cruise. Actually, we really enjoyed our first cruise on the Breakaway and thought it really was a good value, but all has changed. We also ... Read more
Riorita12
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My husband and I have cruised before, and celebrated our anniversary on the Breakaway Bermuda cruise, no children. We'd cruised NCL's Jewel and thought we'd have another good experience on this ship. We were generally disappointed; staff ... Read more
louaarons
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
This cruise was a retirement gift for my wife and we were joined by our two boys and their wife/girlfriend. We were looking for a fun time and an "experience." This cruise exceeded our expectations. I probably read 250 reviews ... Read more
myelner17@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I have to say that I was quite disappointed with this cruise after hearing so many people rave about it. On the plus side I would say are the following; 1. Burn The Floor and Rock Of Ages, their two main shows were both excellent. Be ... Read more

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druggie
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
My husband and I went on the Breakaway out of New York as we wanted to return to Bermuda and not fly We were very concerned about the size of the breakaway and couldn't imagine what being with 4000+ passengers would be like The ... Read more
Donoilman
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
25 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our second cruise on the Breakaway and we enjoyed it almost as much as the first.......the first was 9 nights!!!! We were in a spa balcony room which was very nice, enough room for two and the bathroom worked for us. Just a ... Read more
SUEDOM
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was a family cruise with our grandchildren. Was great for all ages - the kids had a ball. There was so many activities for everyone. It was a beautiful ship and the cabins were roomy, wide hallways and ... Read more
dguarino
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Went for vacation and medical conference. We went to Bermuda which was beautiful. Had to leave early due to storm. I was not able to do the excursion on the last day due to this which was disappointing but unavoidable. I think the ... Read more
roderick234
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We traveled as two families of 4 and had 4 mid ship mini suites. Checking in at the port was a bit of a pain as our Travel agent and NCL both told us pre-cruise that the teens 17, 15 could be booked in their own cabin as long as the rooms ... Read more

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