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Tybro
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
133 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We recently sailed on the Dawn for a 10 night to Mexico and South America. This is the last cruise before the Dawn goes in for some refurbishment. Overall, the cruise was very good. We upgraded to a suite, which was totally awesome. Not ... Read more
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rpiwonka
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We have been on the Dawn before and we have done this itinerary before, but we were looking for a nice relaxing cruise and this was it. We loved the Dawn the first time and nothing changed with this trip. The staff was terrific all ... Read more
Ginnyminton@ymail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
A10 day cruise from New Orleans on the Dawn, the entertainment was great , our room steward was great, the ship in need of repair, which was dry docking after our voyage, the bartenders especially in the atrium ( Bryan ) did not cater to ... Read more
ancarett
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We were a trio of travellers – two fifty-something women and one still-barely teenager – with two of us on our first cruise ever, for this voyage on the Escape. The occasion was our youngest member's high school graduation. The ... Read more
tribbs1
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
345 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I sailed on the Escape on May 7th to the Eastern Caribbean. My first impression of this ship was that it sure looked enormous and it proved to be quite large. Embarkation went very smoothly as I arrived at the ship at around 1 pm and was ... Read more

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jetski777
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our eleventh cruise and first one on Norwegian. The ship is a smaller and older ship compared to other cruises we have taken, so initially we were a little worried. Upon boarding the ship, the 140 sq ft inside cabins looked really ... Read more
ACcruiser93
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
What can I say? This was an amazing cruise from the moment that I stepped onto the ship! Embarkation was a breeze and very easy compared to the other cruise lines. We arrived at 11:30 and were on the ship by 12:00. This was my first ... Read more
sjnyc323
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
6,083 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I originally booked balcony guaranty as Mother's Day gift for my mom. Five days before our sail date was able to score the last H5 Haven Courtyard Penthouse 18122. I kept the surprise until we checked in and then gave mom her haven ... Read more
mattslat99
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The ship was gorgeous, the food was awesome (at the specialty restaurants) and the service was excellent, with some pretty good entertainment. Which is everything to expect in a 5 star cruise. Special thanks to the assistant ... Read more
spowrie34@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
My husband and I were on the Norwegian Escape out of Miami May 7-14, 2016; and it was, by far, the best cruise we’ve ever taken! To preface, they were operating at near 100% capacity, so we're talking about 7,000+ guests and crew ... Read more

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North Port Pat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Before you go: Make your dinner and show reservations as early as possible, up to ninety days in advance. We had gotten the “free” specialty restaurant package; when I tried to make dinner reservations for 5:30 there were none ... Read more
ChristLives
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose it firsthand simply because of the amazing introductory price given promotionally for this new boat for a whole 7 day vacation! Then we were even more amazed at the exceptional dining options, quality and freshness of food every ... Read more
mrtdm1
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
16 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have done close to 40 cruises through the years and wanted to try a ship we had not been on before, as it went to the same places we had been to numerous times. For us it became an experience that needs to be passed on to older ... Read more
dollyrox
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We just returned from a seven day cruise on the Escape. Overall, we enjoyed it immensely. Embarkation was a breeze - no wait at the counter, but about a 20 minute wait before our "group number" was called to board. We have ... Read more
Sherbear513@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I just got back from a 7 day cruise on the Norwegian Escape with my twin sister. My sister and I are in our mid 50's and went without our husbands just for some "girl time." The crowd of people ranged from 30's on up. I ... Read more

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DarkZooLord
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our fifth cruise two with Royal Caribbean and two with Carnival. I booked this cruise about four months out and selected a guaranteed mini-suite and got a great price. NCL also threw in the Ultimate Beverage Package and the 4 day ... Read more
jamescpk
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Food and beverage quality not good at all. Many drinks were made from commercial mixers containing high fructose corn syrup, and didn't taste good at all. Some specialty restaurants were good, some were not good at all. The buffet was ... Read more
MashieNiblick
Member Since 2013
1 review
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We wanted a short, simple getaway from Miami so we could drive from our Florida home. We never sailed or considered NCL but was told of "The Haven" by folks we met on a tour of France last year. We've sailed both Crystal ships, ... Read more
Cruise1969
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
The Wife and I (late 40’s) sailed out of New Orleans on May 1. We had a standard mid-ship balcony cabin (BA), Deck 9. We have sailed with Carnival (2), Princess (2), Royal Caribbean (1) and Norwegian (this was the 4th). We ... Read more
vpitaluga1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our honeymoon based on the destination - despite having an appealing offer from our best man to sail on the Allure of the Seas (Royal Caribbean) for close-to-nothing - and deeply regretted it. For one, the ship is ... Read more

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themishaks
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as 3 of the 12 adults sailing were turning 40 years old- This cruise ship was new, great ports and had all kinds of entertainment. Just prior to sailing some of our entertainment was cancelled, which was ... Read more
HelenGu
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We have sailed Princess, Carnival, and Cunard before this, and Norwegian is way below them. Only time we had hot food was when we dined in their Le Bistro, otherwise the food was at best slightly warm. The cabins were never really clean ... Read more
Chinny1979
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Pluses: The food is excellent, and the staff are very friendly and accommodating. Minuses: My bill had double charges for things I only purchased once, such as bingo and casino-related charges. Guest Services refused to refund me for ... Read more
Junonia
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
65 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I have always wanted to sail on the Breakaway since seeing her presented by the cruise consultant while aboard the Pearl. The Pearl has always been my favorite NCL ship, but after a week on the Breakaway, I would say it's a tie. The ... Read more
FocusRose
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This is our second time on the Getaway. The embarkation had many issues, customs was searching the ship so we were severely delayed and the organization was extremely poor. However, the first time on the Getaway we walked right on the ship ... Read more

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