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4,577 Norwegian Family Cruise Reviews

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jimbob22
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
This cruise fit into an itinerary of already being in the LA area, and it was a great deal for our family of 4. We've been on a couple of Disney cruises, which were our point of reference. We enjoyed the Disney cruises greatly, but have ... Read more
CRUISE ESCAPE
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Overall we had a great relaxing time. We enjoyed the Unlimited Dining Plan, which I believe is no longer sold. Cagneys and Moderno's were our favorites. I learned to ask for little to no pepper on our food since all the meats were ... Read more
shasha143
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Just back from a 7 night stay on the escape. Traveled with a 14yr and 11 yr old.The ports visited were St. Thomas, Tortola and the Bahamas. We arrived very early to the ship. When we arrived a porter told us to leave the bags with him and ... Read more
matt99fsu
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
My family and I chose this cruise because we had tried RCL and Carnival, both very happy with them. Also we wanted to see what this big and brand new ship was all about. The waterslides were AWESOME. The drink package was great. The two ... Read more
SPB in da RVA
Member Since 2016
1 review
475 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
First the bad: We missed Great Stirrup Cay. The good: Missing Great Stirrup Cay means we have to sail again soon to go there! This was a totally amazing cruise. We flew into Miami the day before our cruise and caught the shuttle from ... Read more

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Wsterntime
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The ship was very nice and elegant with the exception of the pool area which is small and in need of restoration (the ship is going into dry dock in May so they will probably fancy it up then). Four of us shared a mini suite with balcony ... Read more
Kit Kat Scott
Member Since 2006
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Our cruise was on the Getaway on April 17th. We stayed 1 night prior at The Pullman Hotel in Miami. The hotel had a complimentary shuttle from the airport. It was a very nice hotel with a great breakfast. The bellhop recommended a ... Read more
Juliettepb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I heard that this was a good ship, bigger, with a lot of activities. It was very expensive if you were not in a group. Activities cost extra like bikes in exercise room. Only dirty hot tubs with grey foam floating in then. In one the vents ... Read more
honey1960
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We just returned from a fabulous week on Epic! The staff were all amazing and deserve praise. Embarkation and disembarkation went quickly. Our spa mini suite was just as expected, and the bathroom set-up not really a problem. The spa is ... Read more
shart3414
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I just returned from the Spirit (NCL) from April 16th-April 23rd, we arrived a day early and stayed at the Laquinta Inn. The embark to the ship went smoothly and the Travel advisers were very helpful to guide us to the ship. Let me start ... Read more

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cruisergalnguy
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose the Norwegian Escape because we got - in our opinion - a good deal with Air Canada for an "Air/Cruise Package" and two free perks; and wanted to try a different cruiseline/ship (we are usually on Princess). Overall, we ... Read more
Lynnpurves
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Having just returned from a cruise on Norwegian Spirit, I have to say what a very pleasant surprise I had. I had read many reviews that had made me doubt my choice, mostly about the age and condition of the ship. I am happy to say, that ... Read more
artlovingfoodie
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
13 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
So many wonderful things after the dry dock but a couple of significant problems. I'll try to address what I was concerned with before I booked. Note that we had an owners suite and only ate in specialty restaurants. Pros: --Ship ... Read more
anthonyg1996
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My family and my dads friends went on the ncl star on 4-10-16 it was awesome Embarking and disembarking were a breeze. Arrived at port at 10:30, checked in and sat in the port lounge and was called to go on at 11:30. Getting off was even ... Read more
Nataliemyers
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
The itinerary fit the dates We could travel. And, 2 of the ports were new to me. Honduras and Belize City. My girlfriend and I travel together often, but I don't get to go away with my kids as often as I like. This was a treat, ... Read more

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RDBFarm
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our boys sent us on this cruise for our 50th Wedding Anniversary. We were first time cruisers but enjoyed every minute of it. Everyone on board the ship bent over backwards to make sure we had no problems. The food in the main dining rooms ... Read more
WAHick
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Once again NCL continues to impress us. This is our second time on the Getaway and once again we thoroughly enjoyed it. The first time was during its inaugural season 18 months ago and was about the ship. This time it was all about the ... Read more
Bubbie850
Member Since 2014
1 review
101 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is and older smaller ship but very well cared for. Our room steward was amazing caring for us and our room . The balcony cabins seemed smaller than the ones on the Sun but were OK for 2 people The food was very good also. We ate ... Read more
ksjd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Travelled with husband and two young children. Great and easy embarkation (quick and luggage to room in early afternoon) and disembarkation (walked off with our luggage!). Like many have said, it's an older ship - but it was our 4th ... Read more
Helpful? Thank ksjd
Ashleynprovias
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
12 helpful votes
My husband and I have only been on one cruise prior to this and had decided that cruising was not for us, as the experience was less than pleasant. Our children, ages 9 and 10, have begged us to take them on a "big ship", so I ... Read more

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jayvyou
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
7-Day cruise aboard Norwegian Getaway sailing out of Miami on April 10, 2016 in cabin 14262 (Deck 14 - AFT. ***** DO NOT BOOK A DECK 14 AFT CABIN*****) DAY 1 - Embarkation - smooth as silk - no problems - started at 11:00 AM as ... Read more
herts1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Beautiful ship and a great cruise, but a shame that we experienced noise issues in our stateroom 9005 (see my more detailed cabin review). Food was of good quality in Azura and Tsar's Palace, however the selection did get a little ... Read more
lovetotravel070408
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Cruised from 4/10-4/17. Made our selection based upon the "freestyle" option. We probably will not take a traditional cruise again. Loved not being locked in to a dining time or table with people we didn't know. Loved having the ... Read more
annagodin24
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is my very first cruise critic review so please bear with me here! I'm usually not one to write long and extensive reviews about my cruises, but this one was so eventful (and not in a good way) that I felt obligated to share my ... Read more
NJcruiser77
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
First time on NCL. Have sailed many other lines with my wife (Celebrity, Princess, RCL, Carnival) but this was the first time sailing with the kids (kids 8,10, adults late thirties.) We booked this cruise as it was during our kids ... Read more

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