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294 Norwegian Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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tropicalscuba
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
About 50 members of my running group and my best friend chose to go on this cruise. Overall, I had a good time, but it was largely in spite of the service on the Epic. I suspect that they have built a ship that simply holds too many ... Read more
swatkins56
Member Since 2009
1 review
This was our sixth NCL cruise, but the first on a big ship. On the plus side, we loved the quality of entertainment that a big ship can provide. We went to two evening shows, one special wine tasting show/lunch and a Motown review in ... Read more
Builtwells
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
647 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have sailed the Dawn a number of times prior to the recent dry dock and found the updates were beautiful with the exception of the artwork in the Venetian Dining Room, which our travel group found disturbing. The Meet and Greet was ... Read more
Maquapit Lake
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
We chose this ship for the amazing add ons, Beverage packge & Speciality dining package ! We had a Decant size, balcony. cabin 13176. It was located right beside the elevator which made our travels throughout the ship very ... Read more
CruisinMaterial
Member Since 2005
26 reviews
10,810 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
I’m a 34 year old male who traveled solo on the Norwegian Sun for the full-ship charter called the Groove Cruise. The charter was from October 28 to November 2, 2016. This was my 36th cruise and 23rd time with Norwegian. I had been ... Read more
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pbestjax
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I took a chartered cruise on Norwegian (Oct. 23- 30, 2016) and while I found the ship to be large with many convenient little places to stop/sit/enjoy which equated to options but not exactly what was needed for the large group expected or ... Read more
bondoobie
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Norwegian Pearl is a pearl of a ship, she is clean, friendly and full of really good vibes. We went on a 12 day cruise and just returned today. I have learned that having a good cruise is having a great ship not just the port of calls. ... Read more
George327913
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
This was my 4th time on Breakaway and was expecting to go to Bermuda for final time before I go on Epic next May . I like everyone called up before boarding ship , I was told by representative of Norweigan there would be no change of ... Read more
skipper711
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
94 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
• NCL BREAKAWAY REVIEW I want to preface this also with the fact we were scheduled to go to Bermuda and due to hurricane we were deterred at the last minute. We were pleased with the cruise itself, but the communication through ... Read more
archangel888
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I am adding my comments to the other similar comments I am seeing here. A group of us from work decided, a year ago, to take this cruise to Bermuda on the Breakaway. We had issues with the travel agent from the get go. We finally board on ... Read more
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cheryl140
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
i really enjoyed this cruise - lots of on board activies and friendly staff the only thing i didn't like was the blow dryer in the cabin had to plug in at desk area and cord didn't really stretch to sink are where there was a mirro - ... Read more
dhatch88
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Firstly, my partner and I booked this cruise prior to the Escape being launched based on the restaurant options that it. We had never been on a cruise prior to this to have nothing to compare it to. We then got engaged and decided to get ... Read more
hbraun
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This cruise was booked for 16 people as a work bonus. Highlights - - The specialty dining was fabulous. We tried the Bistro, La Cucina and Cagney's Steakhouse. If I were to do this cruise again I would chose a 7 night dining ... Read more
leonfchter
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I think that it was a great cruise however there was not enough time to do everything that was offered and there was not multiple events to check out other events of interest. too many conflicting events and no time to catch them another ... Read more
Martin Maldonado
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
12 helpful votes
This was my first time at Norwegian and my 15th cruise. Prior to this we have gone on Disney, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival. We decided to go on the Escape because we saw a new ship with decent deals. Overall I was not impressed with ... Read more
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Cruisealexander
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This 3 day cruise was chosen by a travel agent for a religious group retreat, quite ironic.. My wife and I are retired senior citizens, It is an older ship so the cabins were smaller then we are accustomed to. There was plenty of hot ... Read more
Polistena
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The ship and cruise was very nice had a blast. But I will list the pros and cons. Pros: Nice clean ship overall, friendly and helpful staff. Great set up with the buffet stations with a 360 setup and many same stations ... Read more
Happycouple2
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Group of friends suggested it and 20 of us went. The ship is beautiful, immaculately clean, the staff was friendly and proffessional. The spa was amazing the entertainment spectacular. Loved the restaurants and cocktail lounges. Variety ... Read more
Lower Latitudes
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
This ship gets a A+ ! Its new , has something for everyone , food & beverages outstanding , entertainment excellent , Itinerary awesome . I honestly can not say one bad thing about it ! 3 story ropes course , great pools , Grotto water ... Read more
SueHarms@Comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was the second cruise I have been on... and I really DON'T think I will do another.... bottom line very expensive, food is MARGINAL (and yes we paid the "better dinning package" and the Drink package ) While the ... Read more
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aautomo884
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
14 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
WB Kelso
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We had first cruised on Norwegian in Feb. 2016 on a Caribbean cruise. We had a suite on the Dawn,which was great and that probably affected our decision to join this cruise on her sister ship. There could not have been a bigger ... Read more
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
mikestiff2@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We saw sea otters, whales, sea lions, whales, dolphins, and a shooting star in addition to the Hubbard glacier up close and personal...calving and booming from the ship, not from a shore excursion! What a show! The food and the staff were ... Read more
brandyfaucher1
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose to get married in Bermuda, and sailing on the Dawn to get there seemed convenient and cost effective for us. We ended up bringing over 60 of our friends and family aboard with us. In a word it was AMAZING!!!!! This was for me, and ... Read more
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