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kbachiochi
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I had traveled on Norwegian once before and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This time was no different. Everyone was very helpful, professional, and cheerful. I especially liked all the entertainment, especially the cruise director. ... Read more
adoris
Member Since 2007
1 review
42 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I did lots of research before booking this cruise. Most of what you read here I found very accurate. Cruise as a single in an inside guarantee cabin, assigned an inside handicapped cabin on deck 13. I enjoyed the location, my cabin ... Read more
dennphill
Member Since 2006
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Have elderly family - nearly the last of my father's side of the family - living near Boston and try to visit a couple of times a year. Options are flight to Logan (from where I live in the Florid Panhandle) for a couple of days ... Read more
cmonette89
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this 12 day cruise on the Dawn from NOLA to Boston because it was a great deal, fit perfectly into the itinerary that we had in mind, we had heard good things about Norweigan from others and the research we had done into it all ... Read more
pugswey
Member Since 2013
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Twelve days is NOT too much, we LOVED IT!! We chose this cruise because we always wanted to do a reposition cruise. Leaving out of NOLA allowed us to visit with family who live there and arriving back in Boston sealed the deal since this ... Read more
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Savvy Gal69
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise for a 3 generation event - daughter, mom, grandmother. What a fabulous time! The ship was beautiful - understand that it has just be refurbished and everything felt fresh! - Cabin - we had cabin 11614. The ... Read more
Harley10
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise because of the length and locations it was going too. We had never been to the Western Caribbean. Since we had a Family Suite with a balcony we received the privilages that come with this. Once we arrived at the pier ... Read more
s57126
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
1,022 forum post
1 helpful vote
I will start by saying we have cruised with NCL 18 times, and have never complained. My attitude is "If you can't find the good , that is your problem." This was the 8th time on the Dawn the 4th re-po.We chose this cruise ... Read more
MY79TA
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because we tend to enjoy the longer cruises as well as the re-positioning cruises. It was my husband, a friend and I in one cabin and my sister and her husband in another. We love traveling together with my sister ... Read more
ddysert
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We ended up on the Getaway because we traveled with a group of friends who had already booked. The eight of us had rooms on very close together on the 14 AFT. The ship offered more than enough to do and we all found the staff attentive ... Read more
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Traveling MaMee
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Had done a previous relocation from NO to Boston and loved it. It had been one of our favorite cruises. This one was good but not as good as the relocation in 2015. We liked the 2015 ports better and had a suite. We sail NCL when it offers ... Read more
Turraloon
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
126 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Booked back to back cruises on the Jade out of Tampa. First leg Western Caribbean, second Transatlantic to the UK. Nice ship that was easy to get about. Pool area was excellent and space always available. Cabins were good, staff ... Read more
shedew
Member Since 2008
1 review
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is about the 5th time we have done a Dawn repositioning from New Orleans to Boston, or the fall reverse. As always, we find the repositioning to be a great value, as well as the added advantage of walking off the ship and being home ... Read more
foundmyMcGyver
Member Since 2012
1 review
91 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It was chaos in New Orleans for embarkation but disembarkation in Boston went very smoothly. Jose and Patti who were entertainment in the atrium were an amazing husband and wife duet. The buffet was a bit lacking, this was my first cruise ... Read more
kerogenki
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed on Celebrity. Will make some comments between both lines. This was our second NCL cruise. We chose this cruise for its itinerary as well as joining friends who are NCL regulars. No problems with embarkation/disembarkation. Swells on ... Read more
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maryambro
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had never sailed NCL and wanted a Western Caribbean cruise. I loved the Spa balcony cabin and the Spa is awesome. The dining was not spectacular but the staff was great. We ate at all of the venues and Moderno was excellent except for a ... Read more
Slychay61
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
This cruise was from New Orleans to Boston 12 days with five port. It s à repositioning cruise. The price was very good for 12 days. The cabin was ok clean and fonctionnal. The food was overall good to very good for the most part. ... Read more
Dimmer
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Used NCL Cruise consultant to plan the trip. Choice of Several free promotional ameneties were offered (Beverage package, Internet, discount tours, specialty dining, etc.) Services were impeccable. Transfer from airport to pier and back ... Read more
1john1985
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Let me start by saying that I have never complained about "any" cruise that I have been on in my life, they were all pretty great with some minor flaws and lots of positives... with that been said, I must let potential Norwegian ... Read more
singsong01
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
25 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I went on this cruise with my husband, sister, brother-in-law. I had a great time. Embarkation was great because my sister had a suite and they let us embark with them instead of waiting in the cattle call...definitely a bonus! Our room ... Read more
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adventuredancer
Member Since 2017
1 review
36 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
negative for the nickel & dime from NCL. and ignorance from some of the guest services people. cruise director and our room steward were great. spa sucked.horrible experience from a drunk guy that ruined a romantic dinner & staff ... Read more
plakmon
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
We have been on several other cruise lines, this was our first trip on the Norwegian. The other cruisers and most staff were very nice. I felt that the atmosphere and the energy was very high. The staff was pleasant. There were ... Read more
gloobella
Member Since 2015
1 review
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
While everything on our trip was just fine there wasn't anything that made us feel special or say, "wow." All areas of the ship were clean and the staff was polite and smiley. My 9 year old enjoyed the kids program and I ... Read more
Atlantalegal
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise as it fit into our schedule and believed the cruise would be fun for our 25 year old daughter due to the activities offered. The Escpae is an attractive ship, design-wise but lack any decor that makes it special. The ... Read more
Wynn G.
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
My husband and I wanted to go on a different itinerary away from the Western Caribbean. We chose the Escape April 22-29th cruise. We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary while on board. The ship is huge, but the itinerary is wonderful ... Read more
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