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nazarene-lady
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We sailed to Bermuda and it was one of the most beautiful places-The breakaway is very large but has lots to offer. Staff was great, food was great and great weather. We ate at Manhattan, Savor, Taste, OSheehans and Moderno--no ... Read more
EllenLaLa
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I went back and forth with choosing a cruise line i first booked with RCL but switched to NCL my main reasoning was the solo cruise cabins. they were so adorable. small yes but i knew that going in. I was wasn't in the cabin too much ... Read more
mjames
Member Since 2008
1 review
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
NYC – Stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn Times Square (7 blocks from the cruise port). If you get a room on a high floor, facing 8th Ave you will be able to see the cruise ships from your room. Great diner across the street for ... Read more
fingerlakesmike
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
30 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We went to Bermuda, about 4 years ago, with my daughter and her husbands family. It was on RCCL and we only had part of a day there. We took the grand kids to the zoo and a quick walk around Hamilton. I loved the island and the people ... Read more
melissa
Member Since 2000
15 reviews
123 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I will start this review saying this was my 39th cruise and my second on the Breakaway. I was lucky enough to be in The Haven for this and my previous cruise. This time being in the Haven actually saved my cruise from being terrible. I ... Read more
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sweetp
Member Since 2005
1 review
126 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We always have exceptional service on BREAKAWAY and all the NCL ships we have cruised on. Even when they have an issue, in my experience they go out of their way to make sure you are taken care of. Issues will happen, it's a fact of ... Read more
Carrin
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
665 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
NCL is NCL is NCL. Period. This was our fourth cruise with them. One on the Norway, two on the Gem and now the Breakaway. The Breakaway is a nice ship. No one can really deny it. It has many bars, dining options and specialty ... Read more
Raffael the Italian
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Overall a wonderful experience , from the first to last day . The ship is splendid and almost new , the staff was very helpful and always happy . pool area is still too small to accommodate all the passengers. shows were ok except ... Read more
newfimom
Member Since 2002
1 review
184 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Haven - Room 16710 Prior cruise on Escape 1/2016 Overall, we had a very good cruise. Got to the port and escorted to Haven waiting area with ease. We did our registration there, had a cup of coffee and was escorted up to the Haven by ... Read more
Jrusso73
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We were very unhappy with the way NCL handled the re routing of the ship. Even though the storms were well known they did not inform us that we were not going to Bermuda until we were on the ship. We were not given any alternatives or ... Read more
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mabz1121
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
The ship was nice, the entertainment amazing, the food less than mediocre with the exception of the Brazilian steak house and Le bistro. The included dining rooms were not entirely "included," the buffet was unorganized and the ... Read more
brownie32
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Embarkation process seamless. On board we were told no Bermuda as Hurricane Nicole bearing down. Told we would stay in port until Monday and then head for points south. This was my 7th Norwegian cruise and my first out of New York. I knew ... Read more
pretzelman
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
During the week leading up to our cruise departure, due to Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm (at the time) Nicole, I checked daily on possible itinerary changes up to and including Saturday night at 9 PM. We were consistently told that ... Read more
Son of a son of a ...
Member Since 2013
1 review
403 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was by far our worst cruise on NCL. There was a complete lack of communication before embarkation that the itinerary was being changed from three days Bermuda to nine hours in Port Canaveral and six hours in Nassau with no ... Read more
George327913
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
This was my 4th time on Breakaway and was expecting to go to Bermuda for final time before I go on Epic next May . I like everyone called up before boarding ship , I was told by representative of Norweigan there would be no change of ... Read more
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Epi2me
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Well I am a foodie plus I am single. I did not want to Shack up with a stranger the Breakaway has studio cabins. I thought I was getting a good deal but it ended up being more than if I would have paid double for a regular cabin. The ship ... Read more
dslucas
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Where to begin? Like other reviews who reviewed our cruise, we called numerous times leading up to, and on the day of departure. NCL reps kept reassuring us Bermuda was our destination and would not change. All of this despite the fact ... Read more
skipper711
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
94 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
• NCL BREAKAWAY REVIEW I want to preface this also with the fact we were scheduled to go to Bermuda and due to hurricane we were deterred at the last minute. We were pleased with the cruise itself, but the communication through ... Read more
archangel888
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I am adding my comments to the other similar comments I am seeing here. A group of us from work decided, a year ago, to take this cruise to Bermuda on the Breakaway. We had issues with the travel agent from the get go. We finally board on ... Read more
stssfs
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate turning 60 and because it offered the most time in Bermuda. We had a pair of first timers with us, but the rest were seasoned cruisers. Embarkation was insane. We arrived on time, but lack of ... Read more
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SquishieFishie
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 helpful votes
We chose this cruise specifically because we wanted to have three days in Bermuda to scuba dive. We had taken a prior trip on another cruise line several years ago and chose this itinerary because it offered the most time in Bermuda. ... Read more
RemiFaso
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We took a cruise last week on the Norwegian Breakaway. Our original destination was supposed to be Bermuda (1 full day and 2 half days) but due to Hurricane Nicole, our destination was changed to Port Canaveral (half day) and Nassau, ... Read more
jrdale1
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
We booked this cruise almost a year ago for our honeymoon. You would think it was the maiden voyage since this ship is so disorganized. About a few hours after we boarded the ship, Norwegian informed us we couldn't go to Bermuda due to ... Read more
Shooter48
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
11 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The ship is beautiful however it's so large as to be unmanageable. Too many people, too many lines for everything, for breakfast on the first day we had to wait 20 minutes to get a table. There are too few staff and they are overworked. ... Read more
CruiseMonkiie
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
This was by far the worst cruise I have been on yet. The original destination was to Bermuda but the itinerary changed prior to our departure due to weather. We found out through a relative using twitter that we were headed to Florida and ... Read more
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