Norwegian Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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706 Norwegian Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews
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kevan_
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This sailing was my second cruise. I went with a friend from college, and we were both excited to see Mexico. Overall, I was generally pleased with the sailing, and the way that Norwegian handled some hiccups along the way. The original ... Read more
dtheresa
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Oct 9-16 i was on the ncl jewel, 4 days before we left we got a email from the cruise line that we would miss mazatilon. the port we wanted to go to. we could not rebook the cruise ti close to sailing. had they sent the email early we ... Read more
Shannonallee1973
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Never again will I or anyone in my family entrust NCL. Within five hours into the cruise there was a fire on the aft. We asked what the smell and smoke was and told they did not know what we were speaking of. Then to later find out there ... Read more
wgb7428
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
120 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Only selected this cruise because they cancelled all cruises from Houston three days after I booked. Had to use the $250 deposit. Should have just eaten the $250. NCL doesn't care about it's customers. Change in itinerary and can't ... Read more
Ted W
Member Since 2012
1 review
63 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I used this cruise as a goal for me to get through hip replacement and as a family vacation. We booked in February, and naturally been excited all the way down to boarding, a great time in store for us. Five day before sailing we were told ... Read more
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lalopez0205
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the ports it was visiting, the inclusions along with the freestyle option. For our honeymoon we wanted to be able to do what we wanted, when we wanted and how we wanted. The freestyle cruising option was great for ... Read more
annettey
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed September 2016
The cruise was a back to back repositioning cruise. The first 5 days we cruised from Vancouver to Victoria to Astoria and on the Los Angeles. this part of the cruise was a little boring as the stops were not very interesting for us. As ... Read more
Ivhearted
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Critic This cruise has been a punishment on our sense of smell. First is the long walk to our cabin which gives us a variety of scents. The mid-ship portion has a nice flowery smell of an air freshener and then we hit the forward ... Read more
Coprolite
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Cool Cruise! Thanks NCL for the GREAT weather on the whole 12 day re-positioning cruise! Our 13th cruise and we're Platinum Club Members now. We received lots of goodies in our cabin almost every night. Noel, our Cabin Steward, was ... Read more
Harryape
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was a combination repositioning and Mexican Riviera cruise totaling 12 days from Vancouver to Victoria, Astoria, LA, Puerta Vallarta, Mazatlan, Cabo and back to LA. We chose this cruise because of its length and the hope of getting ... Read more
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trajan
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
110 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Family of 2 adults, 6 year old and 1 10 month old sailed the 5 day Vancouver to LA in a 2 br suite 11506. Fantastic experience from start to finish. Embarkation and disembarkation was always very easy. Cabin was in reat shape and is just ... Read more
jimbob22
Member Since 2013
1 review
19 forum posts
25 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise fit into an itinerary of already being in the LA area, and it was a great deal for our family of 4. We've been on a couple of Disney cruises, which were our point of reference. We enjoyed the Disney cruises greatly, but have ... Read more
ballae@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Special last minute offer attracted us and we had been on NCL before. Most of the services varied from good to excellent including cabin steward, bar, entertainment, dining service and the ongoing presence of senior officers. HOWEVER ... Read more
cwazycwuisers
Member Since 2005
1 review
6 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I was looking for a last minute cruise traveling solo. I knew that some of the newer NCL ships have studio cabins which appeal to solo travelers given that the pricing is better than those cruise lines that require a solo traveler to pay ... Read more
MarinaGirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
106 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was a nice and easy itinerary. Love sailing out of LA, no flights to deal with, just a 30 minute drive. The upgrades to the ship were very nice, and we had a fabulous suite that we thoroughly enjoyed, with great balconies to see ... Read more
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Ticopuppy
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
This is the first time writing a review for a cruise however I think this one deserves applause and since I am in my office at home this is the only way I can think of to make my cheers and clapping heard. A week before the sailing my ... Read more
LCole
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I have travelled quite a bit, but have never been on a cruise. I always hesitated because I had this pre-conceived notion that there would be a lot of waiting in lines/for food/drinks, etc....which I hate. However, I was thankfully ... Read more
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CHICKENMAN16
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had a wonderful time relaxing and catching up with wonderful friends. But that had little to do with the hospitality of NCL. I was a disappointed with the NCL freestyle experience. Our food was mostly average especially our dinner in ... Read more
ksjd
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Travelled with husband and two young children. Great and easy embarkation (quick and luggage to room in early afternoon) and disembarkation (walked off with our luggage!). Like many have said, it's an older ship - but it was our 4th ... Read more
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herts1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Beautiful ship and a great cruise, but a shame that we experienced noise issues in our stateroom 9005 (see my more detailed cabin review). Food was of good quality in Azura and Tsar's Palace, however the selection did get a little ... Read more
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alypve
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
13 helpful votes
This is our fourth cruise (Regent/formerly Radisson Seven Seas, Disney, Holland America). This vacation was booked last minute the Wednesday before sailing b/c we hadn't decided what to do for my son's spring break from high school. With ... Read more
joevancil
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
I chose this cruise specifically to see Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta. I've sailed onboard the Jewel's sister ship, the Norwegian Pearl, and loved the experience there. The Jewel is a bit older, and definitely has an older feel to ... Read more
smokerdebarker
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
We wanted a cruise for spring break as my sister is a teacher. We had a great time, but forgot that all those kids would be on spring break also. ( Literally over 900 children on the ship ) Our mini suite was directly below the Splash ... Read more
joteacher
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
698 forum posts
8 helpful votes
There were three of us that traveled together on this cruise. We call ourselves "The Three Amigos." This was my 8th NCL cruise, my husband's 7th, and our friend's 2nd. We had planned to take a Western Caribbean cruise last year, ... Read more
hyker1
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I are frequent cruisers, and our first cruise experiences were with NCL. We always had a great time, but felt as though they liked to "nickel and dime" passengers a bit too much with promotions. Nevertheless, we ... Read more
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