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280 Norwegian Holiday Cruise Reviews

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51
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This was our first cruise with Norwegian and our first cruise with a balcony cabin and we had a fantastic time and will ... Read more
We are just returning from an excellent cruise to Canary Islands on Norwegian Spirit. Everything was wonderful from ... Read more
We were on the Dawn over Christmas, Tampa to WCaribbean. After reading all the pretty dismal reviews, including one ... Read more
Christmas Cruise 2013 Girldownunder
01/14
What a lovely way to spend Christmas with family on this gorgeous ship! We don't care for crowds but were prepared as ... Read more
I read Cruise Critic prior to my cruise and - based on the reviews - expected a less than ideal experience. What a ... Read more

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01/14
Hi everyone! So for Christmas 2013 my family had decided to try the NCL Breakaway. We were very hesitant booking this ... Read more
My husband and I have been on four cruises—three of which were on Norwegian. We have found that the freestyle ... Read more
Wonderful Ship! Freestyler65
01/14
I will start by saying we arrived at the port at 11:15 and we were sitting down enjoying a lovely lunch on the EPIC at ... Read more
Disgusting Rayrcat
01/14
I'm writing this to warn any and everybody of what a sad trip I just had on the Norwegian Dawn. And this was supposed ... Read more
Not rated
01/14
This was our seventh cruise, first time on NCL. We previously sailed on Carnival (once), RCI and Celebrity. ... Read more

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Good The most polite and hardworking staff. This is our 8th cruise, 2nd on NCL, cruised Princess, Royal Caribbean, and ... Read more
Embarkation in Barcelona was swift and smooth, and to avoid crowds we went straight to the windows restaurant for ... Read more
Dec 22--Dec 29 billh26
01/14
The ship is beautiful and the accommodations were adequate. The staff seemed to be friendly enough. I/we did not get ... Read more
I would like to start by saying that I have been on several cruises and never written a review for any. I read many ... Read more
01/14
There seems to be more and more negative reviews lately. All I can say is they must have all been on a completely ... Read more

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01/14
This was my first cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line. I have previously sailed on Royal Caribbean, Holland America and ... Read more
We have sailed on the Pearl previously and loved this beautiful ship. After a fabulous Christmas cruise last year on ... Read more
01/14
Our 3rd consecutive Christmas cruise, we thought we would be kicking it up a notch going from our previous cruises on ... Read more
Xmas cruise pennington2
01/14
Just returned today from a 4 day xmas cruise to the Bahamas on the Sky. We're a family of four, and this was our 4th ... Read more
12/13
Great cruise, perfect weather. Very impressed with cleanliness of the ship and outstanding service by our room steward. ... Read more

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Pros: (1)Very positive check in experience. Lines moved quickly and we were on board within 30 minutes after arriving ... Read more
Fun on the Sun at Thanksgiving! jon_davidson@yahoo.com
12/13
We had a wonderful time on The Sun. This was our third cruise having gone previously on a seven night cruise on the ... Read more
12/13
We had booked this cruise for our entire family over Thanksgiving--four cabins, nine people. We had one balcony of 3 ... Read more
12/13
We cruised thanksgiving week 2013. First let me say we had a great time, despite the service being quite bad on our ... Read more
This was our first cruise with NCL and compared to other lines there were plusses, minus and draws. Concerning the ... Read more

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