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JohnAM
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was a really great cruise for the wife and I. This was our fifth cruise but our first one to Alaska and it rocked! It was our third cruise with NCL, second time with the ultimate beverage package, and first time with the ... Read more
itgeekgal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 1st and unfortunately last NCL experience. We had a good time cause that's what we do, but NCL could have made it much better. Embarking and debarkation were the best, otherwise we were disappointed. - Room service was ... Read more
FRIEK005
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first time sailing on Norwegian. We have previously sailed on Celebrity and Royal Caribbean. There are several reasons why we wouldn't sail on Norwegian again. The buffet (both at breakfast and lunch) was nothing short of a ... Read more
misshousam
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose Norwegian because of the limited choices of ships going our direction in our time limit in Alaska, offer of premium food/drink package, and opportunity for excursions. However, we will NEVER RECOMMEND THEM AS A VACATION CRUISE ... Read more
fwright4450
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Full disclosure: this was my first cruise since a high school booze cruise to the Bahamas (30 years ago). This was a long-planned cruise with my wife, 12 year old daughter, and two other families (a total of 6 adults and 6 children under ... Read more

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CraftySabine
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This is my second, and most likely last NCL cruise. The first was the Pride of America in Hawaii. It was fantastic. I can't say enough good stuff about it. This Alaska cruise, completely opposite. I have been on 4 Caribbean cruises with ... Read more
Ellimitz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We selected this cruise ship because it had good reviews for teenagers & we were bringing 2 teenage granddaughters. Our biggest problem on this cruise was related to our youngest granddaughter who is 12, & suffers from Cebral ... Read more
6thking@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The overall experience beat our expectations. Point by point Pros, than Cons - - Arrival and departure were easy. We checked in with the Suites table and they moved us along. On departure, our flight left at 11:30am, but we ended up ... Read more
sydgolston
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Excellent experience for our family, but it must be said: this line scrapes every nickel it can from your pockets. Excursions, expensive on all cruises, were utterly outrageous: $199 for a ride to the Mendenhall Glacier and and two hours ... Read more
Leisureworlder
Member Since 2014
1 review
61 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our 2nd Alaska cruise on the Jewel. We weren't able to cruise through Tracy Arm, so the sights were not quite as spectacular. We did pass a pod of whales and that was great! Ketchikan and Skaggway are always great for shopping. ... Read more

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judithrose
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I wanted to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with our adult children and granddaughter by going on a cruise. This was our first experience with Norwegian and IT WILL BE OUR LAST!! We flew into Seattle and had no ... Read more
Starsmitten
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I had always wanted to do the Alaska cruise and so we decided to go with NCL. This was a 7 night cruise starting from and terminating at Seattle. The embarkation was pretty smooth and the ship was sparkling, it is 10 years old but ... Read more
Kriptonik
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Dining: I will start by saying the Dining was great, and what little entertainment they had, was also pretty good (Wasn't much of it). Enjoyed the buffet, and dined at a few of the specialty restaurants. I would do that part again. ... Read more
jrecksiek
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
There were 9 people in my traveling party. We chose Norwegian because they offered a decent price for the cruise that we were interested in taking. We also liked the idea of not having a formal night as we knew that we were already going ... Read more
cparr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Not sure why I chose Norwegian. I had only sailed on Carnival and really wanted to try another one. The views from our cabin AFT 9278 were spectacular. Whales, iceburgs, otters, eagles. You could not ask for better. BUT - the food ... Read more
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NOKIDSCRUISER
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Too many bratty kids on the boat! We chose this line because of the price. We got a very good discount. Well, i guess we got we paid for. The best time of the cruise was when we were off of the boat. However, the last stop in ... Read more
CHESTERVM316
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We went on this cruise because we wanted to see alaska. The embarkation and disembarkation went pretty smoothly. The ship was very nice, clean, good directions on the walls to get about the ship. Our cabin was very clean and well ... Read more
igmnfu24
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We spent our time on board stumbling over kids which made up about 30% of the passengers. Paid up for an outside balcony stateroom and every time we tried to enjoy it, we were chased inside do to the noisy family next door. The staff was ... Read more
tommerd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Getting to the cruise line was easily done with local transit if you choose to book your own, or you can let the cruise line schedule it. Getting on the ship was a smooth transition, very expidicious with knowledgeable employees. Once ... Read more
mariay
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This cruise was amazing from start to finish!!! The ship is beautiful. The ports were interesting and the scenery was amazing! I did not want it to end. We have wanted to see Alaska for some time. This was the way to do it! I highly ... Read more

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Cmakar1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise on NCL and we chose to book a suite! We had five in our party ( 3 adults and 2 kids age 15&14). We were in suite 11018. Pictures did not do this room justice! I read every review I could find, worrying ... Read more
j9inmaui
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First cruise ever, last on NCL. The ship was nice, did not seem dated to me as some say BUT.... Staff - friendly but usually only if prompted for help - I think I saw my room steward twice, both times because I needed something - there ... Read more
middleton183
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Definitely wanted to see Alaska and the amazing glaciers so this was a cruise from the bucket list. Nice ship but packed in the buffet section every breakfast time and if you don't want a cooked breakfast then this is really where you have ... Read more
eajusa
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to see the beauty of Alaska and a lot of wildlife. I saw some of each. but two glitches made this a bad first cruise. 1) At the last minute our itinerary was changed. As a result, I missed Skagway and my excursion ... Read more
Airace72
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The time we could travel corresponded to this Alaska trip, thus we were booked on the Sun. After we were booked I read several reviews some of which were favorable and some less so. Some mentioned a smell of sewage. I must report that ... Read more

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