Norwegian Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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CruisinMaterial
Member Since 2005
27 reviews
10,857 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I’m a 34 year old male who traveled solo on the Norwegian Sun for the full-ship charter called the Groove Cruise. The charter was from October 28 to November 2, 2016. This was my 36th cruise and 23rd time with Norwegian. I had been ... Read more
Dorothy
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
690 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I have cruised several times in the past with NCL, RCCL, Celebrity and Princess. However, I took a break from cruising for personal reasons and after 10 years, I cruised on NCL’s Jewel last week. I was very excited about this cruise ... Read more
hoodlims
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We are a young family with 3 kids, ages 6, 4, and 3. We recently went on a Norwegian Cruise with 3 other families. Our previous two family cruises were on the Disney Cruise Line. This was not our first choice, but we thought hey, why ... Read more
haslamda
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
The cruise was fabulous the crew on the ship was fantastic! Puerta vallarta was nice loved doing the Mexican Fiesta, Tequila tasting was fun .Mazatlan Shrimp fest was just ok the grounds there was very pretty, Cabo San Lucas was Great we ... Read more
hpotter50
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We took this cruise to use up points we had before they expired. Chose inside cabin because not worth the extra $$$s to upgrade. Dining at night was barely OK and service in the "free" venues was at best, tolerable. Food was ... Read more
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Wolff
Member Since 2003
1 review
177 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We booked this cruise as a family vacation. The room was nice and roomy, we had a mini suite. But there was limited seating available in the room. We even had one of the balcony chairs brought inside to extra seating as needed. Other ... Read more
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debranear
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This is an average cruise ship with small rooms. (Read my room review) The food was decent and complimentary Juices, lemonade and water when dining. They confiscate your wine at check in (San Pedro) as they have NO SYSTEM for counting and ... Read more
TampaMike54
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
1,843 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I'm going to keep this short and sweet. We had a lovely time aboard the Jewel. This was our 14th cruise and our 6th with Norwegian. Although the Jewel is 11 years old, it has been nicely maintained. Still some areas show their age even ... Read more
Christine91791
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Embarkation process at Los Angeles (San Pedro) port was average - long lines, too hot in the building, slow service with a quiet-talker behind the desk... but it's all okay because we're getting ready to board a cruise ship for a ... Read more
Chieftom1
Member Since 2015
1 review
22 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it offered the FREE drink package PLUS three specialty dinners. I also had a friend out in the LA area that wanted to go along but couldn't afford to fly to either Galveston, N.O., or Miami so we took the NCCL ... Read more
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compster
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I really hate NCL and this was the worst cruise ever. Ok. Let me get the compliments out of the way. I had a standard balcony stateroom, which was adequately furnished. I really liked the stateroom attendant, Mohammed from Indonesia. ... Read more
Relo4
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was the second time we took this cruise as our family vacation. The first cruise was in October 2015 and we had an excellent experience. We booked a two bedroom family suite and we did enjoy the cabin. Since we travel with our ... Read more
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Squirrel4901
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This cruise was HORRIBLE. Friday we get an email saying no stop over in Mazatlán. We purchased a cruise for 7day, 3 port adventure. We only stopped in 1 port and was held over night due to maintaince that needed to be done. Of ... Read more
TRY1982
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I'm sure you read all the other reviews on this cruise the week of Oct 9th which was the worse cruise! First time on Norwegian and it is our LAST time! They definitely should have cancelled the cruise and taken the ship out to get the ... Read more
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
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dtheresa
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
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
12 reviews
138 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
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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
3 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
3 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
trajan
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
140 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
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