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361 Norwegian Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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cinbol
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
1,127 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise because we live in the greater Boston area so no flights were needed. We picked the first week in June because we thought there would be less children on board (before schools get out but there were still more than ... Read more
lzorat
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
First time on the Norwegian line and everything was great. Food and crew good service and took care of me as a single solo traveler. First time with the special dining in different restaurants was excellent. Lots of entertainment for ... Read more
Dancinbear9
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this ship because of previous Norwegian cruise line experience and that it was leaving out of Seattle. However, we felt the Jewel fell short in the dining experience. The food at the Buffet and the dessert area were disappointing. ... Read more
mt23hc
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this trip because there were three women traveling together to celebrate our graduation. The unlimited beverage package was a must and we certainly took advantage of the amazing drinks offered on the ship. We loved the onboard ... Read more
Johnny2014
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of three things, price, Origination port(Miami), and ports to be visited(We love the Virgin Islands). We had not traveled on NCL for sometime, we had been traveling on Royal Caribbean, We were impressed, and ... Read more
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JCWJR271
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First time on Norwegian after so many friends had suggested we try it, Not again. Ship is nice. Balcony rooms seem small as well as the bathroom in the room being divided made it feel small like a closet. My room was clean but at ... Read more
NICOLA P
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Our 2nd cruise on the Spirit. We chose this ship again because it is smaller and more sophisticated than some of the larger ones that have water parks , and fairground rides. We are a couple in our 50s and we love the customer ... Read more
MumMum
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Invited by a family member for a Mother's Day cruise to ports we have not cruised to before. There were 10 females celebrating. The special deal picking 2 free made it very affordable. Embarkation and Disembarkation were reallly quick and ... Read more
sundeviljuan74
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
After two Carnival cruises in 2015 and 2016 we decided to give Norwegian a try. My wife selected the Western Caribbean because it went to Roatan, Belize and two stops in Mexico from Miami. Driving to the port from South Beach, where we ... Read more
lindawaring2001
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise because we had gone on it last October and loved it. We had the kids last time (8,10,12) and they were a little bored around the pool. It is more of an adult pool. However we booked the Owners suite and it was even ... Read more
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Rocketman000
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Just came off the Vancouver/Alaska/Seattle , 8 days cruise. The staff were ALL very friendly, and the ship was very comfortable and clean. We enjoyed all the shows, and the entertainment ( except the comedian ) he wasn't that great. ... Read more
Djrody3
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Another not so good experience for NCL. My wife and I have done over 30 cruises with different cruise lines and I just don't get the attraction to NCL. This is the second time on the cruise line and again we were disappointed in the cruise ... Read more
Ric Marcy 91
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because we wanted to visit several of the Hawaiian islands and the cruise allowed us to do this without taking days of our time packing up, island hopping by plane, and unpacking to do it all over again in a couple ... Read more
DarrellScott
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Chose the 3 back to back cruises that go from Rio to San Francisco. Beaches, penguins, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn, Chan Chan, and the list goes on. Best way to see these, and each was great. Would forgo the start in Rio, but definitely ... Read more
FamilyCruisers654
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
NCL is the cruise line of choice for our family and Miami has been the favored embarkation or departure city. We prefer to fly into Ft. Lauderdale (FLA) and stay there as well. KSA Tours is the shuttle service of choice for their ... Read more
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poohfan1519
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
Girls Weekend Cruise and had a fantastic time! My 3rd time on the Sky, once with family for the 4 day, and twice with the girls for a long weekend. The crew was extremely friendly, professional and helpful, they want you to have a great ... Read more
sherriterando
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise with friends as they were doing the 30 day transatlantic and we wanted to share the first week with them. There was a group of 10 of us that participated and overall it was a good experience. I was very anxious about ... Read more
Canejean
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
I was attending a convention, so I did not choose this ship myself. I am typically not interested in very large ships, but was looking forward to having the opportunity to experience some of the amenities that only large ships can ... Read more
justmej44
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We have always cruised with Princess and enjoyed their ships very much!. Loved trying the Norwegian Escape, but I had/have a couple of complaints; lots of entertainment and games were held in the Atrium instead of smaller venues, such as ... Read more
mtsnd1900
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
748 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This was my first sailing aboard an NCL ship. We selected the Escape nearly two years ago when it was first put on sale, and opted for it as a multi-generational vessel with outstanding entertainment. I was putting together our ... Read more
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tracyboura
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was my 7th NCL cruise after traveling on Carnival, RCL and Celebrity. I find the NCL a very good value and a great cruise line if you have kids. The food is very good and we really enjoy all the comedians. They always give us a great ... Read more
Foreschur
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
I have been on 5 cruises with NCL ( always pleased ) and been on the Dawn once before, prior to recent renovation. Very nice redo and ship looks great, however that does not make up for lack of service- 24 hours before my steward showed ... Read more
lnl67
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the convenience of Port Canaveral and the ports of call. The Epic, while not the most beautiful ship, offered lots of dining and entertainment options. I think it is better suited for couples. The best ... Read more
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CDGoin
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
We were part of Rock Boat XVII and it was amazing !! As our first cruise we couldn't have picked better. That said I doubt we will do a "regular" cruise after The Rock Boat experience. As it was so different, and so good. I don't ... Read more
Flinch 40
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This cruise was chosen by the group I was with. Terrible layout for the rooms - entry was in the middle of the bathroom. This made it awkward when ordering morning room service. Told it would be there in 30-45, hopped in shower and they ... Read more
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