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1,409 Norwegian Alaska Cruise Reviews

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Airace72
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
The date we could travel led us to schedule a trip that the NCL Sun was the cruise ship involved. I read reviews before we traveled, some were good and some not. The less than pleasing reviews mentioned a smell of sewage sometimes. ... Read more
Roger_le_Frog
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our second cruise to Alaska, this time from North to south with a visit to Denali National park before. Check in at Anchorage airport train station was fast and uneventful. Cabin (BX) was as expected, not cramped, good view ... Read more
kimannt18
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I was traveling with a friend, we did a 5 day land tour prior to our cruise. We had the cruise line book our air, which the initial flight we had (6:30 a.m. departure - Delta) got cancelled and we were never notified. They arbitrarily ... Read more
pat_108@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I have traveled extensively, but this was my FIRST CRUISE. Norwegian Sun EXCEEDED my low expectations. Overall, our experience was a very good one. We could have complained that our luggage arrived at the room separately, the AC didn't ... Read more
lorifl2
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first trip to Alaska, sailing on the Norwegian Pearl to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We were offered an upgrade from a balcony mid-ship room to an aft penthouse suite 8130 four days before sailing and snatched it up, ... Read more

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Naplesqt
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Layout is terrible - you're supposed to follow the fish to find the front of the boat. The only place I saw fish carpeting was in the hallway to the rooms. Movie night was located in the 2 story atrium. The first floor has a very ... Read more
cherylandmikem
Member Since 2015
1 review
34 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This is the first NCL cruise I have taken in more than 30 years (with my first wife). My second wife and I were surprised and pleased with so many things aboard, we booked two future cruises with the CruiseNext staff. Among the Pros: ... Read more
Cruise nonna
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The Jewell is a smaller ship and well run. The staff is friendly but not overly "familiar" which I appreciate. We had great weather which added to the beauty of Alaska and happy cruisers. The entertainment, especially the ... Read more
cger61
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I have previously sailed on the Norwegian Jewel to Alaska in 2015, although the earlier cruise was the 10 day version not the 7 day version. I will be sharing with readers my perceptions of the good, the bad, and the ugly. To begin with, ... Read more
cielodelmar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Background: Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Pearl, Alaska Cruise. The whole group was four couples, but the following are mostly my and my husband's experiences. My husband and I are in our 20's, if that matters. Our ports were Juneau, ... Read more

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daddy1164
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This trip was a graduation gift for my grandson. The travel arrangements were made about a month before departure and Norwegian was chosen due to the relatively low cost and the incentives that were included. Embarkation was a little ... Read more
kaila.petty@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We embarked the Norwegian Jewel on June 4th from Seattle. We stayed in an inside room, no window or porthole. SHIP: PRO: The ship was overall very clean. CON: The ship was very outdated. CABIN: Overall our cabin was ... Read more
carolina29212
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Choose Norwegian Sun due to low pricing for Alaska cruise...you get what you pay for! The entire ship smelled like sewage for the entire cruise which distracted from our vacation for sure! Variety shows/comedians were entertaining ... Read more
balaczar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked the 12 day Denali Rail explorer. The cruise part of our trip was great. We picked up the ship in Vancouver and disembarked in Seward Alaska. The ship was small but offered up everything you would need. Nightly entertainment was ... Read more
nittany04
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and I are both senior citizens although both are active for our age. This was my first cruise and my wife's second. Throughout the cruise to Alaska, every employee on the ship proved to be friendly and helpful. The young man who ... Read more

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bjalan68@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We chose Norweigan as we had been assured it was the best one to cruise the inside passage to Alaska. This was our first with them but our 5th cruise. The ship itself was clean & average. Our cabin was fine but a couple of minor ... Read more
Gunnyh
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Norwegian because I don't have to get dressed in a monkey suit. if I don't want to. This was our second cruise with Norwegian and by far much more tiring. It seemed like it was non stop for us. But that's why it was so much fun. Now I ... Read more
Tecuya
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was my very first cruise so I don't have anything compare it to. I can only tell what what surprised me, what I liked and didn't like. I traveled with my daughter and granddaughter. Since our cruise was stopping in Canada we had to ... Read more
corner46rincon27
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our experience on the Pearl was overall very good. The mini suite was great with a curtain to divide the beds which were comfortable. The food was excellent with a lot of variety. The entertainment was okay, but not geared to our age ... Read more
llbcruisin
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I received a Total Rewards voucher for a cruise for two and chose the Alaska cruise because we lived in Alaska for 20 years and have been away from it for the last three. We knew in advance what the scenery and climate would be like, and ... Read more

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stevans106
Member Since 2008
1 review
265 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband and I have been on 14 cruises before this one but it was our first Alaskan cruise. We knew everything to expect within the walls of the ship but everything else was wide open for exploring. The ship is smaller and older than the ... Read more
IuliaT
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
That cruise was chosen because of embarkation from Seattle (no need to flight). Also I've been traveling with NCL before. Price was almost the same in compare with other cruise lines but that one was selected because of Latitude rewards ... Read more
LynneA
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Being our first ocean cruise we didn't know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. Airports could learn a thing or two about embarkation/disembarkation as they were extremely quick and efficient in their process. We were on ... Read more
Marc paul
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Over all this was on excellent cruise. The only reason why I am rating the cruise as 3 stars is due to the over maintenance of the ship. Being that it is an older ship (built in 2002) and has gone though renovation some years back, this ... Read more
tngonecruisin
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We just returned from an Inside Passage cruise on the Sun. Of course the ports and scenery were the highlights of this trip. However the cruising aspect was good too. We had 3 adults staying in a mini-suite. The bed and especially the ... Read more

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