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jchiumento
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We just got off the Escape this morning and I wanted to write my review while it was fresh in my mind. And also it's a way to stay connected to this great vacation we didn't want to end! Post-cruise depression has set in! First let me ... Read more
Kinnialias
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
I love this Itinary; Boston to Bermuda and back for a week. Easy to do for us locals near Boston. The Dawn looked very good inside and out with the recent renovation. Nearly everyone was pleasant and helpful; room steward, dining ... Read more
aautomo884
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was a surprise 50th Birthday Cruise for my husband. We had a group of 38 people. My husband and I have cruised many times before on Royal, Carnival, and Princess, but this was the first time we cruised NCL. I chose this line ... Read more
HBrouwers
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
This was our first cruise. The embarkation was very fast and we could start very fast with our cruise. The luggage was concerned to the cabine. From the beginning the crew was very friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean and there was ... Read more
myelner17@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I have to say that I was quite disappointed with this cruise after hearing so many people rave about it. On the plus side I would say are the following; 1. Burn The Floor and Rock Of Ages, their two main shows were both excellent. Be ... Read more

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Rushman58
Member Since 2008
6 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My family and friends (12 total) decided last year to book an Alaskan Cruise out of Seattle about 12 months out. Just a quick background, my wife and I have been on about 20 cruises on Carnival, Norwegian, Disney, and Royal Caribbean, and ... Read more
cruiselover19811981
Member Since 2012
1 review
39 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our family of 4 enjoyed this megaship very much...our first time sailing with NCL, and a great experience, particularly with the Freestyle dining at the MDR'S with our 6 and 8 yr old children. One night we went to eat at 7, another night ... Read more
SUEDOM
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was a family cruise with our grandchildren. Was great for all ages - the kids had a ball. There was so many activities for everyone. It was a beautiful ship and the cabins were roomy, wide hallways and ... Read more
roderick234
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We traveled as two families of 4 and had 4 mid ship mini suites. Checking in at the port was a bit of a pain as our Travel agent and NCL both told us pre-cruise that the teens 17, 15 could be booked in their own cabin as long as the rooms ... Read more
gonecruising13
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 helpful votes
We really enjoy NCL and their freestyle cruising. There is a little for everyone on these cruises. My husband likes the casinos and fine dining, my sister likes the shopping and bingo, and my niece and I enjoy the silly poolside games and ... Read more

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Cruise Crazy Family
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We got a fantastic last minute price for this cruise and it was well worth it. The ship is beautiful. The variety of activities, entertainment, and dining was excellent. The officers (those in charge of each section of the cruise, be it ... Read more
kingchrish
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
20 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 3rd cruise with NCL (we were on the Dawn out of Boston twice. We've been on 6 cruises overall). Out of the 6th cruises we've taken, this one was rated the lowest. First of all, the intinnary changed. About 5 or so months ... Read more
davetav
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Just got back from a 7 day cruise to Alaska on the Jewel, and had a wonderful time. Cruised with my wife, 7 year old daughter and 88 year old mother (birthday wish). We flew to Seattle a day early, and toured the city and had a great ... Read more
jwnexus@earthlink.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
Liked availability out of NYC my single biggest complaint was lip service from staff 9bar guys on pool deck good in dining they spoke English but really did not understand it well, just a lot of yea yea and then they did not provide ... Read more
abbykeenan
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
My Mother wanted to visit Alaska and we have cruised with Norwegian in the past and enjoyed it. We normally stay in a balcony but due to the higher cost of Alaska we got a inside room. The inside room was fantastic, I was worried but this ... Read more

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esa.ssheridan@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Went on this cruise with my cousins. Our group was early to mid twenties, and this cruise was FANTASTIC! Everyone had a blast. Living right outside of Boston we were able to be drop off right at the pier where there was someone waiting to ... Read more
Ann Cole
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose Norwegian because we had sailed with them before and we liked the destinations. Overall, we enjoyed the cruise. It was what we expected, nothing over the top but still enjoyable. Since the Norwegian Spirit was one of the smaller ... Read more
Mrmemor7
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
It was my honey moon and i decided with my wife to try a new thing. we surprised about service charge they took 27$ each day.the stuff were an amazing people.I would like to ask about my service charge refund how I can get it.overall the ... Read more
Pitch26
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
9 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise for the itinerary. Croatia, Montenegro, Athens, Mykonos, Florence, Naples, Rome, Tulon and Barcelona. Its one of the smaller boats. They spray your hands with sanitizer in every dining entry. Sounds annoying but ... Read more
cruiser@50
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We just returned from a fantastic cruise on the Norwegian Epic! This was our first cruise and we had a blast and can't wait to do another one. There was so much to do on the ship itself and all of the crew members were so nice. They all ... Read more

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clyde2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Went because it was the only ship that Norwegian had available for an extended land tour. The Norwegian Sun turned out to be a smaller ship than we previously sailed on (Norwegian Pearl). Very unstable! Really bad maintenance, very ... Read more
nyf542
Member Since 2011
1 review
6 helpful votes
Wanted to go on the Breakaway, an epic ship. The special dinners looked inviting and the activities as well. This ship is quite big and inviting. I have been on others cruise lines as well as Norwegian before. I wanted to see if this ... Read more
GingeredMelodyTravles
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose the NCL based on a previous cruise to the Caribbean which was a great experience. This cruise did not even come close to the level of service or quality unfortunately. Embarkation was crazy but moved along quickly. My husband ... Read more
Diane123boys
Member Since 2015
1 review
225 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We are a family of 5 with 3 older children, 21, 19 and 16 We had a 2 br Haven room on the 15th floor. Embarkation was a breeze as was Debarkation.(but this was Haven so not regular ) The ship is big but it never seemed :crazy: except ... Read more
Augustus007
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
People I work with told me it was a great ship to sail on. So I went on that. First off: this cruise has way too many people on board and less activities (such as late shows) for the price we paid. There is something in the range 4000 ... Read more

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