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middleton183
Member Since 2016
1 review
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
Furfoot
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
We were originally supposed to take a two week Mediterranean cruise on NCL, but with recent events, we decided to change it to a land tour/cruise in Alaska. We had been to Alaska a number of years ago, but wanted to go back. First ... Read more
shirley2008
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
To sum it up, this cruise was truly overrated. My family has been on cruises with this company three times, and this Alaskan cruise was definitely the worst. The ship kept breaking down, and we would be stuck in on the boat in one location ... Read more
eajusa
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 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
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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Mattman1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
We arrived at the Seattle pier to find no signs or people to tell us where to go. You actually have to take you bag to a small room that is not labeled and then goto another building that is not labeled to check in for the ship. We found ... Read more
California78
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our annual family vacation. It was our second cruise with NCL, and the first to Alaska. We stayed in the Pink Diamond Haven Suite (10504), which was fantastic with it's two balconies (double-long port-side and ... Read more
Chris.quixed
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
We were amazed at the size of the inner stateroom we had. On the 9th deck, it had a king sized bed, a full sized sofa (that could be converted to a double bed), 2 closets, 2 sets of drawers. So much room we even had a place to put our ... Read more
dottietom
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose a Norwegian cruise because friends had many enjoyable experiences aboard this gorgeous Norwegian Sun. Our cruise presented such amazing views 24 hours a day.....snow-covered mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, whales, bald ... Read more
TxDan
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Explored Vancouver for a full day before cruise. First time for Norwegian and not sure if we will cruise again with them. Five hour delay departing for some mechanical reason. Another 6 hour departure delay in Sitga when they couldn't ... Read more
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debndar
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My husband and I took this cruise to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. This was the first time we have cruised with Norwegian. Let me first say the cruise was good and we had a great time. We are not big drinkers so we were ... Read more
c130king
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our third cruise on NCL and our seventh overall. We are both early 50's. I think this was our best cruise ever. Everything was really nice. Flew in to Vancouver the morning of the cruise and had an NCL bus transfer to the ... Read more
Happy_2_B
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. We chose NCL because of the freestyle option. Our lifestyle is very relaxed- we don't like to dress up for anything- we don't like assigned seats- and we could care less about sitting at the Captain's table. We ... Read more
bluealaskacrafter
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
We took the Inside Passage round trip Seattle cruise on the June12th sailing. My husband and I had previously sailed on NCL twice - in 2011 in Baltic and in 2013 in the Mediterranean and loved NCL. This time we brought my sister and my ... Read more
gypsy78
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We were given a "free" cruise and had always wanted to see Alaska. The cabin was very nice. The steward was barely adequate. The ship was comfortable with lots of options for things to do and see. The shows we saw were ... Read more

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FireGuy12
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was my very first cruise and Norwegian nailed it. The accommodations were good, the food was good, the ship was real nice and the entertainment was great. We flew from BWI to Seattle, WA on Friday the 10th. We toured downtown ... Read more
drumming cruisers
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
96 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Embarkation - not enough seats in embarkation area. Stood for an hour before boarding ship at noon. Ship - Once on board, had a wonderful frozen peach margarita and husband had a Bahama mama. Headed to buffet. Was pretty good. Cabins ... Read more
windjmr
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose this cruise because it was round trip from Seattle, it went through the inside passage and it cruised Glacier Bay. The crew was wonderful and I liked the freestyle dining at night. We left the ship, went through customs and got to ... Read more
andym888
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
lorifl2 reviewed this same cruise taken the week before ours. I will only write about different experiences, so read hers too. This was our first cruise, so we can't compare to other lines. Scroll to the end for details on accessibility ... Read more
calso100
Member Since 2012
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
No doubt about it, Alaska summer cruises are a well oiled machine, a veritable ballet of ships sliding into and out of tight moorings in ports anxious to receive the motherlode of cruise ship visitors. The logistics of the operation are ... Read more

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chcmalad@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I cruised on NORWEGIAN JEWEL after it was booked by Mumbai agent through his counterpart from Vancouver, Canada. there are few observations ; one must be aware of before booking 1. The cruise lines have very good offers , once you ... Read more
Anuj kumar
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We choose the cruise for the good value offered for money . The cruise experience was excellent on all criteria , The staff took great efforts to make the experience truly memorable , We also noticed the Captain and senior crew , ... Read more
southerngirloutwest
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
38 forum posts
3 helpful votes
For our Alaskan cruise on the Jewel, we flew in to Seattle on Saturday morning, arriving about 10:15. We had no problem getting our luggage, but finding the taxi stand was a bit of a challenge. Once we found it, we jumped in the van and ... Read more
prof.jrr@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
We were booked on this cruise for a family gathering, I will never travel with this co.again. From 1. desk forgot wake up call 2. Room service forgot breakfast 3. Called housekeeping with no reply 4 The food seems to be ... Read more
Airace72
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
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

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