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Tjhsmhmom
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Loved sailing out of NY. Had a large group of 53 family and friends. Agreed with previous reviews. Staff not overly friendly. Crew was not on same page. Received different answers to questions depending who you asked. Service in grand ... Read more
bgthos
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The purpose of the cruise was to celebrate several family marriage milestones - a 50th wedding anniversary and 15th wedding anniversary, to be specific. From the moment we booked and attempted to make dining reservations it was a ... Read more
mattiegi
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I heard many great reviews about how polite the staff is, relaxing cruise (just what we needed), and it was at the exact time I was able to take a vacation. The first day I was so excited to get onto the boat ... Read more
Ms Gail
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was by far one of the better cruises as far as cost and ease of figuring gratuities since they are included in your fee. Although I don't drink alcohol for those that do this was the place for them since that too is included. The ... Read more
ladyamericana
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I had been wanting to cruise for the longest time but I was very hesitant about whether cruising would be for me. The main reason I chose Norwegian was because of their Freestyle Cruising philosophy. I really wanted a laid back cruise ... Read more

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mamameghan14
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We booked this cruise last August while on the Norwegian Pearl. We just booked a basic inside cabin to allow us to reach platinum level for our next cruise, which promises to be something more exciting. 5 days before sailing, we ... Read more
stephenbeam@bellsouth.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We boarded the ship Norwegian Sky at the Port of Miami shortly after noon on Friday and went straight to one of the dining rooms. What we liked about this this particular cruise was the open, all-inclusive dining and beverage plan. The ... Read more
Sea Serenity
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Some said this is a laid back cruise line for older people but that was not my experience. I found just as many young people aboard this cruise ship as I have found on similar priced Carnival fun ships. My only negatives was that the bar ... Read more
dcorbett70
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
8 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The Norwegian Gem is a mid-sized ship. It's easy to navigate and you can figure out where things are pretty quickly. The ship was redone and is very tastefully decorated. Cabin - We had adjoining oceanview cabins...room 5032 and ... Read more
NYC123
Member Since 2007
1 review
20 forum posts
Sailed June 2016
I am loyal to Royal and this was my first NCL cruise. I was pleasantly surprised. Wow, what a great cruise: lovely ship, fabulous service. Stayed in cabin 9075 Aft Penthouse Suite -- my first time aft and I loved it. No, it's not ... Read more

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Florida49er
Member Since 2003
1 review
7 helpful votes
RESERVATIONS Booked directly through NCL via their website, very easy to navigate. Selected cabin, make dinner plans and paid for all in about 15 minutes. You should know that the day your cruise leaves, you are no longer able to view ... Read more
bfgoodies@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Hello NCL Sky, June 10-13, 2016 was AMAZING! We are a couple -mid 50's, enjoy fun plus nice environment. It was great! All guests enjoy great atmosphere and responsible enjoyment. The Entertainment was INCREDIBLE, the dancers are so ... Read more
hunting2004
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
I've read a lot of reviews before this trip. Some of them had me very concerned about this trip. Turned out to be a really great trip! Everything on the ship was great. Nassau was not that great. Also keep in mind NONE of the shops open ... Read more
golfnut00
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
4th time cruising, just wanted a short getaway with friends. Sailed the first time with Norwegian. This ship was a party boat so if you were expecting a luxury pampering cruise you would be disappointed. Was surprised to learn that the ... Read more
Sand tracker
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
30 helpful votes
I have been cruising with NCL since 1995 and after this cruise I WILL NOT SAIL AGAIN...we decided to book a Haven thinking the service and atmosphere woukd be so much different.. It was not!! There was much discrimination going on as I ... Read more

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leeleesma
Member Since 2012
1 review
25 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I love the Gem but am a little disappointed that the menu was more limited then before when I traveled on the Gem. The service was excellent and our room steward was nice and very clean. He helped us a great deal. The grand Pacific ... Read more
aaronrob
Member Since 2005
9 reviews
7 forum posts
34 helpful votes
My family and I are avid cruisers (26) total so excuse me if review is lengthy. I am 51, wife in 40's and 2 sons 20 and 17. Let me immediately tell you that this ship was overwhelmed with 20-30 year olds and they could party. So for all ... Read more
Hawaiibuddy
Member Since 2012
1 review
15 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I choose this cruise because of the location of the home port, previously sailing on the Gem and the price fit our budget. In addition, it was going to the Bahamas which we had never been too. The embarkation and disembarkation were ... Read more
sharonlela
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
We traveled as a group of 4 and stayed in one interior cabin. The cabin was small, but we expected that. There were enough single beds for everyone and we were only in the room to sleep anyway. The cruise director and his staff were ... Read more
nascardan
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
NCL is not the cheapest but I believe has the best bang for your buck. First time taking my son on cruise and he enjoyed it very much and is looking forward to cruising again. This cruise include 50 free photos, $100 in arcade credit, ... Read more

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highlightme
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
The Norwegian Sky was awesome. It was all inclusive on alcohol so that was a huge savings. It is freestyle dining so there are no assigned dinner reservations. It is a very casual experience. They do have specialty restaurants you can dine ... Read more
coryc3
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and overall Id say it was pretty awesome! We ate at 2 of the specialty restaurants, the steakhouse as well as the Italian one and both were good. The buffet food was just so-so, typical buffet food , but the main ... Read more
pops01111
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
There was some apprehension on both my and my wife's part before we boarded this ship because of some of the reviews we read. But not only did we not experience anything close to some of the horrors people described, we were actually ... Read more
ahodge
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Norwegian Cruise Line ruined my sons College Graduation vacation. They sent an email the night before we were to embark informing us of the private island stop being cancelled. Since we were traveling from Colorado we choose this ... Read more
RickSchu
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We (My wife and I) thought we were getting a great deal to sail on a new ship. Just goes to show you get what you pay for. I'll begin with the good points which are few. The Norwegian Ship the Escape is a huge beautiful ship. She has the ... Read more

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