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TMartoonis
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Our cruise started with a late embarkation due to a transportation issue...our bus broke down on the way to the pier, so we were not actually aboard until just after 3 PM. Made it just in time to find our cabin (Deck 11 Inside) and report ... Read more
vmcearra
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We chose Norwegian after taking serval Royal Carribean cruises and seeing how they always have a party outside their boat as you are entering back after porting. However we were completely fooled to book with them. Let me say we are ... Read more
dbeasley
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This cruise was taken in conjunction with my wedding. We were married prior to the ship departing Miami aboard the NCL Escape. It was a small wedding with 19 guests (no children) and it was amazing. The staff at NCL took very good care of ... Read more
dfriise48
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
This was our 5th cruise and first on NCL. We had a very nice balcony cabin and did get it at an excellent price. Having never tried it before we decided we'd try booking a "guaranteed balcony" and ended up being upgraded to a ... Read more
meggles2u
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
25 helpful votes
I just got back from our week long cruise to Bermuda yesterday. I would never sail with NCL again for several reasons. I am writing this review now while everything is fresh and I'll give you as much detail as possible from start to ... Read more

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Kristine Y
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
I was just on the 12-day Grand Mediterranean from May 7-19 aboard the Norwegian Spirit. It was a DREAM VACATION. While the ship was relatively older and I did complain about having to pay almost double for my stateroom and port fees... the ... Read more
ACcruiser93
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
What can I say? This was an amazing cruise from the moment that I stepped onto the ship! Embarkation was a breeze and very easy compared to the other cruise lines. We arrived at 11:30 and were on the ship by 12:00. This was my first ... Read more
totalee
Member Since 2013
11 reviews
73 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This Cruise was an Average cruise. I usually write commendations for crew members who stood out, but this cruise was Blah. What stood out for me on this cruise were 2 shore excursions I took Snorkeling on the reef then going to ... Read more
vasha13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This review is for the Norwegian Dawn Caribbean cruise from 5/1-5/8/16. This was my first time on the Norwegian cruise line and I liked it. The ship was clean and we loved our deluxe suite on the 12th deck. VIP loading and unloading on ... Read more
randycfl
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was my group's 5th cruise, but our first on NCL. I felt the staff was very friendly and attentive. The ship was kept very clean. There were issues though.. In the cabin, there is a power switch. You put your room key in the power ... Read more

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anotterchaos
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We had an outstanding experience on our first cruise. Any negatives were the results of fellow cruisers, not Norwegian. Packs of teens & preteens should be supervised. Enough said. Reason for this particular cruise was traveling ... Read more
mikeglenda
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Glenda and I boarded the Escape around Noon April, 16th 2016, Saturday. From the very beginning to the very end we had an Awesome time, We walked the ship to check it out. It was clean, spacious, well decorated. The employees we meet were ... Read more
tacreno
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My wife and I did a Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Escape and it was very good overall. We cruised with a group of friends, which two of them got married on the ship. I was skeptical from the previous reviews but they must have finally ... Read more
Irish Father 42
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Hi. We are a family of 4, with 2 girls aged 6 & 5. This was our 9th cruise (all 9 with NCL) and our 4th time on the Epic. We had the package where the drinks, speciality dining were included free and also a package of 50 photos. ... Read more
bhumbert
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Terrible service. In order to get a drink from any bar you had to stand in a long line (30 minute waits). If a bar ran out of a drink they would not order another bottle, you would have to go to a different bar. Very little wait staff ... Read more

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JustCRuSIN37
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Day 1.....arrival time was 9:30am so we parked the car a few blocks away and they drove us to the terminal to begin the check in process. They also gave us huge apples upon arrival, I guess that's what you get in the BIG apple.The service ... Read more
nolacruisersharon
Member Since 2010
1 review
32 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We booked this cruise out of our home port of N.O. to get out of town for Mardi Gras. After reading the reviews, I was skeptical. The ship turned out to be beautiful and very clean. I don't know why people were so critical. Due to all ... Read more
689florence
Member Since 2010
1 review
124 forum posts
2 helpful votes
our group of 16 people spent several days in New Orleans, having a wonderful time, enjoying the Mardi gras festivities and trying the local cuisine, and touring. We are all well traveled, seniors and have cruised many many times on many ... Read more
Dawsob1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
There was a group of 5 of us - my husband, his sister and her husband and a friend. Age range is 37 - 45. My husband and I have been on 8 Carnival cruises including older and new ships. We wanted to try something new as we have heard ... Read more
CruisinMaterial
Member Since 2005
24 reviews
10,648 forum posts
2 helpful votes
About Me: I’m a 34 year old male who sailed solo on the Groove Cruise (GC) on Norwegian Pearl from January 22 – 26, 2016. I’m an avid cruiser and lover of House and Trance music but I do not attend the land-based ... Read more

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pkyi
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Itinerary: This cruise was a South America cruise which embarked in Valparaiso Chile and terminated in Buenos Aires Argentina. The ship went along the west coast of south america (Punta Monte, Puerto Chacabuco, and Punta Arenas), through ... Read more
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J18ktleo
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
4,076 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We booked this cruise as we've only done one other NCL and wanted to have the experience to compare as we've sailed many other lines. This ship is gorgeous! The public spaces were really cool, restaurants beautifully done, staterooms ... Read more
leliefeldr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 5th cruise, 4th one with Norwegian. I have to say that I am very disappointed with this cruise. The service was terrible except for the cabin personnel and the Doctor services. Food was cold in every restaurant that we ... Read more
aggiemom12
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
908 forum posts
2 helpful votes
First off, our group, 6 women with spa balcony cabins, had a WONDERFUL vacation...HOWEVER, most of us were NOT impressed with the ESCAPE or NCL in general after this cruise. We booked during a promo where we received the drink package and ... Read more
Proretiree
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
First times with this cruise line other than Carnival and RC. Pros: Ship was fantastic and I thought nicer than the RC Allure and Oasis - and definitely not as crowded. And if you are single and carefree, the clientele will be much ... Read more

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