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239 Norwegian Group and Theme Cruise Reviews

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1darryllgroves
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
The nightmare started even before we boarded. I could not use any of my shipboard credits until I boarded. I had $400.00 in non refundable and refundable crets. My bill on the cruise showed total charges of 414.83 and I had a balance ... Read more
barbwrg57
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Experienced our first cruise last week aboard the Getaway - what a fantastic time we had!! Despite missing our last port of call (Nassau) due to hurricane Joaquin, my sisters and our husbands had an amazing time! We spent the ... Read more
lebborwl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had about 26 people join us on this cruise, some who haven't cruised before and some repeaters. We all enjoyed this cruise very much - including the non-cruisers some of which were afraid to cruise for worries of getting sea sick. I ... Read more
C2CFOTO
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Used to cruising with family (wife + 2 daughters, 11 & 15) aboard Disney cruise line. NCL is definitely NOT Disney, but it's better than the Carnival cruise from the 90s. Overall, it's a beautiful ship with decent service, and plenty ... Read more
OceanDreaming2
Member Since 2004
8 reviews
9,470 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My husband and I are avid cruisers. We have been on Princess, Carnival, Celebrity and Norwegian. This 10 day Alaska adventure was our 23rd NCL cruise. It was our 4th Alaska cruise on NCL but it was the first time we cruised in ... Read more

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Tayap
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a complete blast with our group of 12 people. Some of the nit picky complaining reviews on this cruise are absolutely ridiculous. The food was great, the atmosphere was awesome, the staff were amazing. I saw no need to go to any of ... Read more
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Tim Smith
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Well, they don't believe in ADA laws or at the minimum are very noncompliant. They have no problem moving rooms on people without notification. I had to bring it to their attention (at different times) that there was no shower gel (the ... Read more
coffeegirl1958
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Although this was my first cruise, I was blown away by all of the fantastic staff and services provided by NCL Pearl. We (8) women had the time of our lives. There aren't enough words to describe how wonderful it was. Since being home I ... Read more
Yigal Zohar
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
We, a group of seven, spent a week on the Norwegian sister ship, Getaway. The Escape can handle 55 less tons than the Escape, can carry 279 more guests, has 11 more crew members, is 2 feet shorter than the Getaway, and is a year ... Read more
reflogmx
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Horrible service at dinning room. On 2nd day got 2 different menus at dinning room. Wife had one from last day with son. I had a correct one with daughter. Slow waiters and very unprofessional. Pool crew on slides was rude. Called me fat ... Read more

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RC Dancers
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
102 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a great time on the Breakaway. We are experienced cruisers on Carnival, Princess and RCCL, but this was our first cruise on Norwegian, first cruise out of New York and first time to Bermuda. Embarkation was very slow at first, ... Read more
Nanagam
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We had a marvelous experience on this cruise. The staff was extremely helpful and pleasant throughout the ship. Because we were in a suite we had a butler, concierge, and steward all of which treated us like royalty. We were taken ... Read more
Healthy Broker
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
our cruise of the Getaway was scheduled to leave Miami on 8.22.15 to the BVI's Tortolla, St Thomas, Nassau. But Danny changed our course to Nassau, Jamacia and Cozumel. We we grateful NCL found an alternative route and did not cancel. This ... Read more
DGRIM60
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Over all the cruise was great, ship was what I expected for my first cruise. but there where several things that need improving. When towels where taken not all where returned, and why does my room have to be visited by the staff so ... Read more
Travler72
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We decided to do a friends and family group cruise for August 2015. We planned this trip about 1.5 years in advance. My wife said we loved the Haven Suite the last time we sailed Norwegian on the Pearl in Alaska, let's do the Breakaway ... Read more

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dtrani56
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having been on 11 prior cruises, I felt I certainly had some experience cruising when I went on my first Norwegian cruise. My first night in the Manhattan dining room on board it took 30 minutes to get an appetizer, yes 30 minutes. We ... Read more
Cruiser 10
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having sailed on Princess, Celebrity and Holland America this cruise line was not all bad. The staff from Officers to Room Stewards were very friendly and always said hello. Our Room Steward introduced himself and always kept our room ... Read more
iteachucpr
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
Not wanting to be mr> negative, the getaway is the best ship i have ever been on! i have cruised 75 plus cruises , meet my wife on a cruise! We love cruising! we cruise 4 times a year! With all that said somethings about ... Read more
Cruising Amy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I traveled with my husband and several friends in July 2015 on the Breakaway from Manhattan, New York to Bermuda. We were part of a private conference on the ship. This is our third time cruising, the other two both with Holland America to ... Read more
Adventurecouplemiami
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Just got back from a 4 day/3 night weekend cruise on the Norwegian Sky (Miami>Bahamas>Great Stirrup Cay). We are from Miami and have cruised on the Sky once before (this was our second time), but we are Gold members with Carnival and ... Read more

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Subvet580
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
This is our third on NCL overall cruise was okay. We were trying to enjoy one day at the pool and we couldn't find a chair. We would get there at 8am and all chairs covered with towels or shoes and an empty pool. The ATMs were not working ... Read more
nancroc
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
This was my 3rd Norwegian cruise and as usual it was excellent from start to finish.It went to Bahamas and Florida from New York.Embarkation was quick and organized.I stepped inside the ship at noon time and my room was already for me to ... Read more
1jazzylady
Member Since 2004
1 review
352 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
I flew into Anchorage 2 days early to sightsee. I then traveled to Seward via bus from Anchorage to embark on the Sun. I did back to back cruises for 14 nights. I loved Alaska and it was a once in my lifetime trip. I did not like the ... Read more
RNPriscilla
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and i went recently on this cruise to join my college friends! We name it " i love cruising with my plm-bsn 1979 bffs". We were 22 in total in our group. Some of us brought our husbands and kids. From the time of ... Read more
Nikki C.
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on a cruise with my social group and staff members that are involved with the group. First day leaving out of new york was like a big party music and dancing, beautiful weather. Hung out on the top deck that same day saw the statue of ... Read more

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