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1,417 Norwegian First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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360
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Linc0426
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my family's first curise and it exceed our expectations. Everything one the chip was great from food , ... Read more
d_wooden
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We took the Norwegian Dawn out of New Orleans. We arrived at 10:30 as we were instructed and we were 'herded' into a ... Read more
vulcand2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
It was my first time on a cruise and it seemed like I had to wait 10-15 minutes for food and drinks. it became very ... Read more
NoraH2016
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Gem of a week The Norwegian Gem is a fantastic ship . Embarkation was a breeze! My partner and I have made ... Read more
Vsocha
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First, the NCL cruise and It was not an amazing experience!! I would not recommend the Norwegian Star!!! For our first ... Read more

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paperclips
7 Reviews
Member Since 2008
58 Forum Posts
My solo cabin was my home away from home for my 20 day B2B cruise of Spain (including Canary Islands), Morocco and ... Read more
Travelingduane
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First time cruiser review.. Well we finally took our first cruise. The new NCL escape. I was amazed at the entire trip. ... Read more
Snowfall by Lakeside
1 Review
Member Since 2015
So good things first: A.) This was our first cruise and the embarkation / disembarkation at all the ports (including ... Read more
fancired
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My first cruise - a present from my family as a combined big birthday present and beating cancer. My husband and I ... Read more
BCclan
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Loved the first experience worth it to upgrade for the penthouse suite. Gave great priority access for embankment, ... Read more

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lynnberque
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I thoroughly enjoyed myself. I think I'll be a "cruiser" for life :) I think the positive attitude and great ... Read more
DDPark
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise and first trip to Hawaii. NCL went out of their way to make it special for our parent's 60th ... Read more
dsdsaf
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
This was our first cruise, and I think it was good. Not sure I will do it again since I am bit restless but I have ... Read more
stillwater53189
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise and certainly not our last with NCL after spending a week on the Escape from 12/12 -12/19. ... Read more
tillymarge
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
This is my first cruise since 1984, when I was a child. Obviously I don't have that many recollections for comparison. ... Read more

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dmoore40122
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise and what a Major, Major disappointment NCL was! After standing in line for over 3 hours to ... Read more
gc6312
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I had a great time on my 1st cruise aboard the Norwegian Escape and cannot wait to go again. The Caribbean waters where ... Read more
dmilliorn
1 Review
Member Since 2015
For our first cruise, we looked for criteria to match our dates and style. That criteria was a short cruise to guard ... Read more
lajadvs1
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
Food was lukewarm most days in Raffles Court, especially breakfast. Shortages and outages were the norm. It was some ... Read more
CharmEssence
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my 1st cruise and was not the best. The ship was ok the staff did wonderful keeping all areas clean and ... Read more

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DEBBIEWAGS
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise. It was a graduation present for my granddaughter. Norwegian had a special, pay for 2 people ... Read more
lawyerchica86
1 Review
Member Since 2015
18 Forum Posts
My husband and I booked the Escape as our first ever cruise. We got married earlier this year, so we also opted to make ... Read more
birthdayboy67
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
We've thought about cruises in the past, but it took a little nudge from our son to get us to do it. The weather the ... Read more
Rich lucey
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Almost made it onto the ship when we were turned around because someone somehow got onboard the ship. The ship was ... Read more
web72103
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise and we were very excited to finally go on one. We embarked and thats where the excitement ... Read more

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