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dfriise48
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
5 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
29 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
Kristine Y
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 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
16 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
77 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

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vasha13
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
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
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
anotterchaos
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
8 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
5 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
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

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Irish Father 42
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
18 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
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
Mollyicious
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was a group cruise outing with the Sarasota Power and Sail Squadron, an annual event honoring the new Commander of the Squadron. We were excited to go on this new and huge ship! Having been on Norwegian twice before, we were ... Read more
jfmatt26
Member Since 2016
1 review
We decided to take a group cruise with around 50 friends and family. Our group consisted of avid cruisers and some first timers. Overall I cannot recommend this ship to anyone, too many thing were wrong for me to consider it a success. ... Read more
JustCRuSIN37
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
7 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

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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
134 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
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
10,740 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
pkyi
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 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
4,156 forum posts
3 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
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
909 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
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
Cruisin72
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The crew – while they tried to be nice, I think didn’t understand nor speak English well. This caused them not to be very chatty besides just a “Good Morning”. I think every meal they messed up the order simply ... Read more

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