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bonniewilliams
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed March 2017
It was a last minute vacation plan. We weren't really sure if we wanted to do a cruise so to satisfy our curiosity we went ahead and planned a quick weekend one to "test the waters", so to speak. We sure are thrilled we did. ... Read more
bbenton32754
Member Since 2017
1 review
We had an awesome trip!!!!!!! EmBark: To start with we were very impressed with the way we were able to get on the ship and go straight to our rooms, then FREE to explore the ship. The Disembark was even better, we received an announcement ... Read more
mickertot
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
I had heard horror stories about cruises- everyone's old, there's nothing to do.. so my partner and I decided to try a short one to get our feet wet. We chose a three night cruise from Miami to the Bahamas. We came in a day early to enjoy ... Read more
NWW
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This cruise was the perfect amount of time--four nights--and what made it really special was that we bought the Specialty Dining package for three nights. That meant we ate in the Palace Main Dining Room only one night which I must admit ... Read more
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gandbwentonacruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our second cruise, we had been on our previous one in an inside cabin, so that is what we chose. I am claustrophobic, the cabin was way too small! I had a panic attack in the cabin, which was on level 8, and the hallways were so ... Read more
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Duordie
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Our son and daughter in law gave us a cruise for Christmas, we had plenty of time to prepare. We had a blast, her parents came too. So we had 6 people and 3 cabins. My husband and I upgraded to an AFT balcony room, we needed a little more ... Read more
butterfly5
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my 9th cruise and the 4th for NCL and also my first solo cruise. I live in Upstate NY so I had a 35 minute ride to the pier, dropped off by a friend so I did not have to use the parking lot which is so expensive. I arrived at the ... Read more
weejit3
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I will never again choose to sail on a "mega" ship. There were way too many people for my taste. The (excellent) entertainment in the common areas was difficult to enjoy due to a lack of space for the number of people ... Read more
nataliebahm
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
We've been on several cruises and had wonderful experiences and we really expected this one to be amazing but it was such a huge disappointment. 1. There was almost no family appropriate entertainment. Not a single show in the ... Read more
Momof2boys1314
Member Since 2017
1 review
Lets just start out by saying we had an amazing time and will be using Norwegian for cruising in the future, The ship had so many activities for every age and type of person. They had everything from ropes course, rock climbing, water ... Read more
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dolver
Member Since 2011
1 review
32 forum posts
Food was good, not great, but good. Plenty of it. Just wished for more healthy or 'out of the normal' choices. Cabin was big enough for 3 ladies to live together for a week without killing each other! Steward kept things very clean! ... Read more
MitchNMam
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My wife and I decided to take a short cruise but it had to fit our locked in schedule. This 3 night cruise fit perfectly with our availability. PROs - Sail at night to capitalize on shore time. - So many activities onboard to ... Read more
a_kirschner
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Cruise was a good experience with some problems. The biggest was at the specialty steak restaurant where we had the poorest service I ever had in a restaurant. It took 3 hours to dine there. It took well over an hour to serve our ... Read more
rdubo
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
I chose this sailing because the price was right for two longtime friends to spend a few days away from life's daily callings. I booked directly with NCL for March 20 sailing and return on March 24, 2017. What the booking representative ... Read more
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Ironangel
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We flew into Miami a night early. There was a bit of a snafu with the Pullman hotel, but NCL sorted it out right quick and we were soon ready to explore. We had enough time to grab some last minute items at the nearby CVS and some Cuban ... Read more
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lilbeth
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The positives: *Rooms were fairly spacious and well-maintained *Free style dining is a nice alternative to more traditional cruise destinations *The staff was outstanding. Some of the kindest, most helpful staff I've ... Read more
eml30fan
Member Since 2013
1 review
80 forum posts
I traveled with friends, it was their 1st Norwegian cruise, my 4th. They had a balcony cabin and I had a studio cabin. Both cabins were great with plenty of storage. Both room steward were less than great. Mine removed all the towels ... Read more
Enjoy001
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have been cruising with NCL since 1995 ( 16 Cruises to date ). I really like the laid back atmosphere of the cruises. I like the ability to eat when you want and freedom to do whatever. The NY port is convenient for parking at the ... Read more
MudbugsTherapist
Member Since 2012
1 review
108 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Working in a public school, I can only cruise on Spring Break and during the summer. This year, we wanted to cruise out of New York again. We have already been on the Gem, so we booked the Breakaway. Flight issues put us into NYC late ... Read more
MarriedinStThomas0316
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
My wife and I had our first cruise on the Norwegian Gem so we wanted to try a larger ship. We really enjoy Norwegians Freestyle Cruising. The food was amazing. We choose to eat at the Garden Buffet often just because the options were ... Read more
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cli9357
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We are a family of 6 with our kids ages being 11, 15,17 & 18 and we cruised on the Norwegian Breakaway on 3/19/17. We decided to do a cruise out of NY as it is only about 5 hours from our house and it would spare us the airfare. We ... Read more
dtmcgrath
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed March 2017
We wanted to get away from the harsh New England winter to somewhere warm and chose to go the Bahamas. We drove to the New York port and it is was very easy check in process. Getting off the ship was a lengthy process and seemed a bit ... Read more
jtown74
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
6 helpful votes
Second time on the breakaway. We chose this cruise only because our break did not match up with the gem. embarkation/disembarkation: chaos getting 4,000 people on/off the ship. dining: visited three paid restaurants, ... Read more
Zenkakuji
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
21 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
Overall, we enjoyed the cruise experience. We were concerned about both the breakaway and the Gem embarkation process occurring at the same time while the NYC half marathon was also taking place. We arrived earlier than ususl and waited ... Read more
LuckyCoco
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Sail DATE: 3/19/17 Overall cruise was great! embarkation was about an hour till we were on ship as we got to the terminal around 11:30ish. Tips for cruise: brought extra plastic card or any card to keep in the door so we didn't lose ... Read more
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