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2,852 Norwegian Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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ABertCranberry
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We had not been on a cruise for about 13 yrs....3 nights was a little too short. Have been on about 8 cruises so not sure if "cruising" is not the same in general or if a 3 night cruise is not the best way to experience a ... Read more
graninsc
Member Since 2009
1 review
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise because it was during Thanksgiving and we wanted to be on a ship for this holiday Embarkation was not a problem. Got to the terminal around 11:30 and on the ship by noon. The cabins were a bit smaller than we are ... Read more
Mushinatsea
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Our first cruise as a family during the Thanksgiving week exceeded our expectations. If you like a relaxed atmosphere without having to dress in a tux for dinner then this might meet your needs. We had some concerns about the open bar but ... Read more
ToniRedd
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I have cruised over six times with this company. I am writing in regards to tremendous concerns that I have during my recent trip on the Breakaway. This was my third time on this ship and by far, I was appalled by the conditions and ... Read more
paulajj
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
146 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Myself and 3 other women ages 35-55, chose this cruise because we could drive the 8 hours to port instead of having to fly. This was my first time on a large ship and the first time on Norwegian. I was nervous about the reviews but I ... Read more
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silverc243
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
639 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and I were offered a free inside cabin by Casino At Seas for this cruise. We accepted and upgraded to an Ocean View Family Cabin. This was our first time sailing during a holiday. The itinerary included stops at Port Canaveral ... Read more
ChrHorses
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Birthday celebration / Thanksgiving holiday cruise to the Bahamas from Manhattan. We had a group of 18 people and booked 8 cabins for this 7-night cruise. The ship itself is beautiful and clean. The cabins were very nice. Our cabin ... Read more
lovedestiny
Member Since 2015
1 review
110 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We wanted to take a family cruise for Thanksgiving Week since we are always home. I did the research and planned/booked for the family. Family includes: 2 adults over 60, me (under 25-30 y/o) and my bro/his wife (35-40 y/o). We had all ... Read more
nchris06
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
First time on Norwegian. NEVER again. Check in was a nightmare. We reserved a large group thru Norwegian. I was never told by the less than helpful agent that since my under 18 son had a different last name, I would need to show a birth ... Read more
pbunzl
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
I'm 73 years old so my better cruising days are behind me. NCL is a good cruise line. We have sailed on several others cruise lines, Celebrity, Princess, Holland America, and NCL is on par with those. We have taken about 14 cruises in the ... Read more
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liicetea
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
My Dad and I always enjoy coming on the Norwegian Sky. This is the 3rd time on this ship and it gets better every time. This time all the drinks were included so will not have a bar bill at the end of the cruise. we booked our trip 6 ... Read more
lamoret9
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My husband & I celebrated both of our 60th birthdays on the Breakaway. Our itinerary, Port Canaveral and the Bahamas were nothing to brag about. But, we were on this nice ship. So, we stayed aboard when it docked at Port Canaveral ... Read more
Autumn72
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
166 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Breakaway is a beautiful ship. The variety of activities is great, but for us... there are too many people aboard to really enjoy them and it has a few basic design flaws as well. The main one is having a smoking casino wide open into ... Read more
WizBang
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
41 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was a warm weather getaway for us and the first on a ship of this size. We went into it knowing that NCL charges extra for access to certain areas of the ship. We decided to not take part in those areas. Overall, we had a great ... Read more
jimdicap
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
259 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I went on the Breakaway on the 11-13 to 11-20 cruise. I went in with low expectations based off the reviews. I actually enjoyed it a lot--and while there are some warts, overall I felt the cruise was well worth the money, and as I live on ... Read more
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ericschofield
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I was traveling with a group (14) of adults with special needs. The Breakaway staff were great when it came to accommodating our needs and generally were helpful. They went above and beyond to included the members of my group in all the ... Read more
Suejeeq
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
The public needs to know when the advertising is deceptive. We were intrigued and thrilled to see the Four FREE offers made available when we booked our second cruise in the Haven. We still enjoy the Haven level offered on the ... Read more
BeachCruiserNJ
Member Since 2013
1 review
148 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it's close to home so convenient to get to the port but mostly because we find NCL does a great job managing so many people on this big ship. Is everything perfect at all times - no, but when you do have a ... Read more
Papermoon4
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
41 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise for a last-minute escape from NYC; not for the ports or even the vessel itself. That said, this brand new ship is not always a user-friendly experience. I had a guarantee stateroom assigned by the line, so bear that ... Read more
Miwii
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to celebrate my anniversary, NCL still gets excellent ratings so I went with them for our first cruise. The itinerary was Florida, Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay (yay!) Two weeks before departure, there was a departure ... Read more
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jkneern
Member Since 2005
1 review
622 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Second time on BA. We had a great time but not because of the ship. Although it is a maintained well, it is starting to show wear and tear. Staff are not as friendly as expected, seem over worked. Ship design is extremely poor, ... Read more
Doc P
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
I purposely did not post a review of the Epic's cruise of November 12th as I assumed other passengers would slam it and it appears that is the case. Two major problems will probably cause the worst memories -- embarkation and ... Read more
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bmr100
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We had an RCL cruise booked for this week however back in May we took a last minute cruise on the Norwegian Sky. We were so very impressed with the entertainment, the food, the service and the outstanding cruise director, that we decided ... Read more
glitter282000
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We were very excited to cruise NCL for the first time. We've cruised Celebrity, Carnival and Royal Caribbean in the past, and wanted to see how NCL stacked up. Unfortunately, up until this cruise Carnival had been our least favorite. Now ... Read more
Travelenfool
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My husband surprised me for my 50th birthday with this cruise combined with 2 nights in Hollywood Beach. We arrived at the port around 11:30 am and checked in with no wait. We waiting about 20 minutes before they started boarding ... Read more
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