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jacquee4
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sorry for the long review but I value these and got so much from reading them myself that I had to do a thorough one. This was my second cruise in less than 12 months. I previously cruised on the celebrity summit out of Bayonne and ... Read more
Diann24
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This is my 2nd cruise. My first one was on RC. Cruise reviews are very important to me, and I wanted to be sure to review this cruise for others to see. We chose this one because it was a 2 hour drive to NYC. Parking was easy because ... Read more
kymkash
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Let me start by saying that a more appropriate name for this ship should be NCL - No Customer Loyalty, or Service for that matter. I hate to be a negative nelly, and you may look at my review and think "wow, she's really upset" ... Read more
jblb1020
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our 16th cruise but first on Norwegian. I was not impressed and wouldn't sail with them again. We found the bar staff to be very rude, our room was never cleaned the first day morning or evening. Found a a dirty stained towel ... Read more
teacher_md
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
532 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Just back from a cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway from 3/27-4/3. Here is some basic background information on us – we are a couple in our late 30s/early 40s from Washington, DC. We have cruised on many other lines including ... Read more

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californiacharlie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I have cruised with Crystal, Carnival, Princess and Disney. This was our first Norwegian Cruise. I selected the Getaway during Spring Break for my kids aged 14, 12 and 10. We really enjoyed Disney a few years back but thought that ... Read more
Cheri905
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Just returned from our Spring Break Cruise on the Norweigean Getaway! Our grandsons 14 and 16 simply loved the Entourage teen group, we had trouble getting them to meet us for dinner because they wanted to stay with their new ... Read more
Tiggerwasere
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
31 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I arrived in New York on Easter Saturday before our cruise on this ship . Embarkation was very quick and we were in board by midday . First impressions were good , everywhere was clean , staff friendly and cabin ( mid ship ... Read more
jtruong056
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Where do I start? Wonderful cruise with good amount of activities and good dining options. Bartenders pour generously and everyone greets you with a warm smile. Shows are not to be missed, especially the comedian/magician Jean Pierre and ... Read more
FraudBroad
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
859 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our group of six (ages 77, 75, 50 x 2, 17 & 18) sailed the Star 3/27-4/3. Pre-cruise we stayed at the Fairfield Inn, Westshore. The free shuttle picked us up at the airport and also, later in the day, shuttled us back and forth to ... Read more

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Mwychowski
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were very excited for our trip, but unfortunately it was not the trip we hoped for. This was mainly due to the weather, so we had a lot of time on the ship. We were traveling with 2 teenage girls. There are many positives about ... Read more
rdlc1957@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
First time on Norwegian. Previously with Carnival. Only reason to try Norwegian was to get to Costa Maya. First, a fire after a couple of days - code Bravo going over the intercom with instructions for fire crew to man their stations, ... Read more
Stephanied.inch@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My family and I just embarked on our 7th cruise. This happened to be our first non-Disney cruise. We booked this cruise almost 6 months prior to embarking. As a teacher, I was looking forward to this much-needed break. We thought with ... Read more
irishizkmb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
First cruise with my spouse. Traveled with others who were cruise offianatos but also had younger children so we get the connection of the vacation for Mom & Dad and vacation for Kids. Great options for the children with endless ... Read more
Mindy1970
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was our 12 cruise, fifth with NCL, we booked a mini suite over a year in advance, two back to back 7 day cruises total 14 days departing March 26 returning April 9,2016 We chose the Ultimate dining package as our upgrade and we ... Read more

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Yoopergirl75
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have cruised a different cruise line the last 5 years and decided to try Norwegian this year. We booked the Owners Suite with Haven perks. We were in the white Diamond Suite 9504. We were amazed with all the perks this offers. Not only ... Read more
HighDesert34
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I am not an avid cruiser (yet). My first ever cruise was about 18 months ago aboard the Caribbean Princess. So it is from this point of view that I am offering a review of my experiences. The one thing that I have observed about ... Read more
mommolly
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is our 4th family cruise ( once on Princess, once on Holland America and 2nd on NCL) We saved up so we could splurge on a 'Haven' suite. Well worth the money, especially since we were traveling over spring break. The Haven area, ... Read more
ManchesterG
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
11 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Where do i start? What a great cruise. Some of the criticisms I have read are totally unjustified. Yes it is an older ship, but tired definitely not. We arrived on a warm spring day and parked at the car park by the terminal. Very ... Read more
bbumsted
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
The dining and excursions were fantastic. Dolphins, sharks, rays, and monkeys - oh my. Jade itself is a bit outdated. It was originally built for Hawaii use and has tacky Polynesian decorations only applicable when traveling there. ... Read more

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thelight12
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
The brand new escape feels cramped and crowded with children running rampant. If fighting people for chairs was not enough to get under your skin the long lines for the waterslides and ropes course will unnerve you. If you are still not ... Read more
sidekick789
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was our 1st NCL cruise and our last! After spending nearly $4500, just for the cruise, our family of 4 was left feeling robbed. We've sailed with Carnival, Princess, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity in the past. Although the ship is ... Read more
CC25
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We boarded the ship around noon (we were 12 people in all) and expected it to be crowded. You are given a group boarding number and we probably waited about 30 minutes to board. We didn't want to get to the ship too early as rooms aren't ... Read more
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CC25
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We boarded the ship around noon (we were 12 people in all) and expected it to be crowded. You are given a group boarding number and we probably waited about 30 minutes to board. We didn't want to get to the ship too early as rooms aren't ... Read more
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Jab2012
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
First I need to say is that anyone that wants to be picky should never go on a cruise!! I couldn't wait to write this review. In fact I'm doing it as we head to the Airport. The Escape was a very Beautiful Ship with the Wow factor! From ... Read more

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