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4,628 Norwegian Family Cruise Reviews

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gkimball50@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Service was okay, most of the staff was okay. Not a lot of choices for food unless you pay more for specialty dining. Only one pool for 4,000 people to share, 4 hot tubs & was never able to get in. A word of advice, stat out of the ... Read more
scubayou
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
I choose this cruise for a college graduation gift for a family member. We booked two cabins and were limited on the cruises available out of Ft Lauderdale/Miami area for the specific time of interest so due to the constraints we sailed ... Read more
Last Straw
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is our 16 cruise overall.The 3rd with Norwegian. The ship is 2014 built. We found some very interesting things that Norwegian is doing. The BINGO sessions are a joke!The minimum package to play is $40 up to $80.They play 3 games and ... Read more
tonya41590
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Just got off the Norwegian getaway yesterday and I cannot rave how awesome the trip/ship was. From the beginning the staff was amazing, the ship was awesome with so much to do and the food was great. My family and friends had a wonderful ... Read more
abuseralfeo@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
The drinks on the ship were of poor quality. The mixers for liquor drinks were poor quality. The juices on the ship were watered down, they were along the lines of flavored water. The food put out on the buffet was disgusting. It was very ... Read more

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mowery25
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After a 3 night cruise on the Disney Magic and 4 nights on RC's Enchantment of the Seas, we decided to try one of the "mega" ships with Norwegian. Many of the things that I am rating lower are mostly because of the comparisons ... Read more
jpmcquade
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Pros - LeBristo is excellent, ship sailed extremely smoothly thru the ocean, shows were excellent. Cons - Bands & Music were over the top loud. The White Hot Party (now called Neon Party) is for kids (facepaints, glow sticks, ... Read more
jjccruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
As this was my first cruise, as well as the majority of my family, I did a reasonable amount of research on cruise lines in general, not really on a specific ship. Since NYC is fairly close to home, we decided on cruising to Bermuda on the ... Read more
niecey52
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
The stateroom staff were very friendly.....But the moment my daughter and I enter our cabins we became stuffy, sneezing uncontrollably due to air condition and dirty carpet.....2 nights a row my daughter became wheezy and she never had ... Read more
ty55
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We are a couple in our early 60's who have sailed on Princess, Holland, Celebrity and Carnival. We traveled with my son his wife and 8 month old baby. We were not expecting much as we had heard some negative reviews of this ship and ... Read more
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Buff fan
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
The family (wife, 12 and 14 year old sons along with sister and brother-in-law) just completed a one week voyage on the Breakaway to Bermuda. We've cruised a half dozen times on several lines (Royal Caribbean, celebrity, Carnival and ... Read more
JustCruisn29485
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We cruise often but had only been on one Norwegian ship about ten years ago. We found a good deal on Groupon and decided to try them again. This is a modern ship with all the bells and whistles. They have 5 complimentary restaurants to ... Read more
Kristine Y
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
I was just on the 12-day Grand Mediterranean from May 7-19 aboard the Norwegian Spirit. It was a DREAM VACATION. While the ship was relatively older and I did complain about having to pay almost double for my stateroom and port fees... the ... Read more
North Port Pat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 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
rossi3211
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
To start, I traveled with my husband and two children ( 3 and 5 years old ) So this critic is mainly for those looking to cruise with small children. After reading reviews and Norwegian's website, the Gem appeared to be a family friendly ... Read more

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Vikki@landkrealty.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I have been to Hawaii numerous times. We were going with relatives who had never been to Hawaii, thus a cruise seemed a perfect way for them to see several islands in one week. Princess and HAL lEaVe only from the mainland with far too ... Read more
charlie54933
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
I read every single review on this site for this ship before my cruise, so I thought it only fair to post one for someone else looking for tips on Norwegian Jewel to Alaska. I rated this cruise a 4 only knocking down one point for food. ... Read more
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
juliep2
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We've done a one-night itinerary before, on Princess, and as Seattleites, love the fun and flexibility of just one night away. We were sorely disappointed on this itinerary and felt like it was an afterthought, not treated like a real ... Read more
drohrich56
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we really enjoyed it. You cannot beat the breathtaking beauty of Alaska. We also lucked out with unusually warm weather for this time of year. The ship is starting to show some age. The embarkation seemed ... Read more

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crusingonceagain
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This Cruise I chose to take my Dad and sister to have some quality time. The ports were amazing, the Ship was amazing, is amazing. is HUGE, has many things to do, you never get bored, the staff are something else, We sailed the EPIC ... Read more
drfscf
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise because the itinerary was attractive. Pricing was probably not the best. Overall, the ship amenities and general offerings were mediocre at best. Ship too crowded. Food was average. Entertainment in the main theatre ... Read more
Mike and Arlene
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was my wife and my first cruise and we are both 66 years old. Booked through a travel agent with a balcony stateroom. We have nothing to compare with so not sure how this compares with other cruises. The cruise was great! The ship was ... Read more
condo13
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We have cruised RCCL many, many times this was our first NCL cruise. We have also cruised Celebrity Embarkation was ok. Delayed a bit but that was probably due to passengers not following directions The ship itself was nice, clean ... Read more
edjewcollins
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was a first time cruise for me. The only other "large" vacation I have to compare it to was an all inclusive at Excellence Playa Mujeres outside Cancun 8 years ago. I will try to be objective and if you read the end of the ... Read more

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