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StewartTours
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our 25th cruise, but our first with Norwegian. We booked this for a little getaway time with our 19 year old son. Here are some of our observations having cruised a wide variety of cruise lines from Azamara, Princess, Holland ... Read more
Noband24
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
I choose this cruise we want to try free style cruise and it was my parent 9 cruise , my 8 cruise and my brother 3 cruise but our family first with Norwegian on Norwegian escape. I been princess Caribbean , 2 With MSC ON MSC orchestra ... Read more
mickeychicky
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
157 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Just got off Epic 3/11/17.....good and bad, but doubt I will ever sail again on it. Port Canaveral check in process - there were two people checking ID's and cruise documents downstairs/outside the actual terminal. TWO checking in ... Read more
willip
Member Since 2017
1 review
port of tampa was Chaos. not enough info from NCL on where to go, so we spent time in 3 different lines before we got to where we SHOULD have been. Then the cards didnt work and we had to wait another 1/2 hour while they straightened ... Read more
Lindsey M
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
SHIP: The ship was in pretty good condition considering that this is the last cruise before it goes to dry dock. I won't go into much detail on the decor, public spaces, etc., as it will all be different for the next cruise anyways. I ... Read more
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marthanb
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have sailed with NCL 2x before. I brought my two teens(18,19) to see Spain, France and Italy. First, the port we left from, Barcelona, was the easiest ,nicest port I have used. But March 5th is very cool on the Mediterranean Sea. We ... Read more
Jessland
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
First, let me say that the staff was absolutely amazing. There were so many employees that you always had help if you needed anything. Everyone was soo helpful and friendly, Ive never seen anything like it. We didnt not see one employee ... Read more
Eddiesmom2013
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We came from Las Vegas and chose this cruise because we didn't have to travel far. We arrived at the pier early (about 10:00) and were sent into checkin right away. I was a little apprehensive about having only a porthole but the cabin was ... Read more
ServNHim
Member Since 2008
1 review
27 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
when searching for a cruise I did see some negative comments regarding the Jewel, all I can say is those people must be on crack! There was NOTHING negative about this cruise! The ship was in great condition and VERY clean. The workers ... Read more
GrannyGear
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
First time cruisers, picked the Spirit primarily on price. Was a bit concerned initially by reviewers who wrote off the ship as being old and tired. Although we had an inside family cabin, we were happy with the size and condition of ... Read more
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giddingsjrfamily
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our family wanted to try a different cruise line to compare the "freestyle" cruising options. Our family has cruised previously with Disney, but our primary choice is Royal Caribbean (RC). For our freestyle cruise choice, we ... Read more
Daisylane
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We are a family of 4 and to save money on flying decided to drive to NYC from Toronto. Easy drive, parking at pier and short walk to embarkation. Cabin was fantastic with an angled balcony, sofa bed and pulldown; plenty of room for our ... Read more
ampluvsbws
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is my 3rd cruise on Norwegian, twice on the Jewel and once on the Escape. My previous cruise on the Jewel in 2015 (Alaska) was overall a far better experience. My 2016 cruise on the Escape (Caribbean) was amazing. To be fair my ... Read more
woopuppy
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
64 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My college age daughter and her friends chose this cruise. They had a wonderful time. The food was good. We were not impressed with Burn the Floor. The Millionaire Quartet was good with the exception of the music was too loud and ... Read more
Boston_Lady
Member Since 2015
1 review
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
So for the first day at sea, the outside deck is cold...so touring the ship, settling out items in the room, dining and watching a movie relaxed us after a long day of travel. The next day things warmed up and their was life on the deck. ... Read more
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Mina4485
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was the very first time we cruised with our children. We had previously only ever cruised with Norwegian and had gone to three cruises with Norwegian, one in Spain, one in New Orleans to Mexico and another when I was pregnant with my ... Read more
Freddi45
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Our prior cruises were on smaller NCL ships and were thoroughly enjoyable. What we liked on this cruise: Exceptional dining available, in the Taste, Savor, and The Manhattan. And an over-the-top dining experience at Cagney's. For ... Read more
Grumpy'sGurl
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 forum posts
6 helpful votes
After much consideration we booked our first non-dcl cruise on the Escape. The price was right, hubby was encouraged by the District brewhouse and DS17 by the all-night wing availability. We were determined to go in with open minds. We ... Read more
Kdcmars
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
The good: Getting on and off the boat great job Norwegian! we had the free drink package and Meal upgrade with our cruise, this was really nice and the food at the upgraded restaurants was awesome! The shows that we were able to make ... Read more
KJM1234
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
March 4th, 2017 Note: there are no bad cruises, they are what you make them and we did enjoy ourselves. A travel agent booked this cruise for one of the people going in our group & we all ended up going on it. Pros: ... Read more
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Land&Sea_Cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
31 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
While my wife and I usually sail with Princess, her sisters planned this getaway so we joined them (10 of us) for this wonderful 'escape' to the warmer weather. The flights into FLL were much cheaper from Toronto so we flew in the Friday ... Read more
2girls2
Member Since 2011
1 review
40 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
First, I must admit that I am partial to freestyle cruising. I love the freedom to do what you want, when you want, dress-up or not; thus, points are auto-added just for that. Getting aboard was quick and easy. We were escorted to ... Read more
Rach2308
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
The boat was nicely (& newly) remodeled and the ports were amazing. The room steward (Ivana) was amazingly quick, thorough and kind. The rest of the staff that I came into contact with was slightly rude (I didn't hold it against them ... Read more
tje4481
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was my 2nd cruise with Norwegian (first was on the Jewel) and it was as wonderful as I remembered it was! The Jewel class ships are perfect! I love that passenger list is smaller. My best friend and I decided to take a cruise and ... Read more
clxpert
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I just returned from a wonderful week aboard the Getaway. My 78 year old mother and I stayed in one of the forward Penthouse Haven suites. The first time I booked a Haven suite and was told we would have a butler, I did not know what the ... Read more
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