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juliang
Member Since 2005
14 reviews
138 forum posts
17 helpful votes
It has been a while since I posted a review. After well over 30+ cruises it gets a bit tiresome , but I just did a 7 day cruise from Miami on the Norwegian Escape and the experience deserved the effort. We are diamond plus members on Royal ... Read more
cynalan
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
311 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My wife and I cruise a lot with more than 20 cruises under our belt. For no particular reason, we had never cruised on NCL before. We had the opportunity to sail on the Escape as part of a travel agent conference we attended. It proved to ... Read more
MichDzl
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
The embarkation was slow, but steady. They made us wait outside for about 20 minutes before allowing us inside to begin the registration. We waited in a holding area for our boarding group number to be called for about an hour. Once ... Read more
divedivapro
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
I own a tax accounting firm, and booked this cruise as an after-tax season-cruise. I splurged and booked an aft-facing penthouse suite in The Haven, since this was a cruise heavy on sea days (3) and wanted a nice place to chill. The ... Read more
Kregsk
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was our 15th cruise, 2nd on NCL. We've also cruised Disney, Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Princess. Our group consisted of my husband and I, aged 42 and 41, our kids aged 16 and 15 and our parents aged 67 and 65. ... Read more
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dalton19832001
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
Embarkation was quick and simple, disembarkation was disorderly, missing communication, and EXTREMELY long! We had one good meal on board. All other meals were were mediocre at best. The same food was served at most meals and wasn't good. ... Read more
melissadiego
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
SUMMARY: This was a wkend getaway for me and my sister in law. The embarkation was smooth and hardly any line. The disembarkation was organized as well. There was a line in customs but that has nothing to do with the ship. That is the Port ... Read more
SFritz
Member Since 2017
1 review
We wanted a weekend cruise for a low stress family vacation where it was warm. This was perfect for me, my husband and my mom-in-law. The staff was wonderful to my mother-in-law, who is nearly 88. They made sure she could embark and ... Read more
littlegit
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
28 forum posts
The Pearl is a nice sized ship and we enjoyed our full transit Panama Canal voyage. The food was good enough that we both gained a lot of weight. If we had used the excellent fitness center perhaps the scales would have been kinder ... Read more
JRBurwell
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
We wanted to see the new locks of the Panama Canal and get a respite from the cold of the northwest. Our travel agent offered an exceptional value for our cruise. We enjoyed our mid ships mini suite very much and our cabin steward was a ... Read more
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Molson04
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We choose the The Haven on the Pearl, a very excellent choice. All of the crew took excellent care of us, from JonJon, Bencar, Budi and Yahira to the friendly staff in the restaurants. They are all great ambassadors for NCL and should ... Read more
nursegator
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We wanted to travel through the Panama Canal. The consultant that talked to us as we were going through was excellent. We liked the fact that we could view from the big screen in the Atrium, go outside on the 12-14th floors, as well as the ... Read more
froggy1313
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I wanted to compare NCL to the 12 Carnival Cruises (and 4 other lines) I have taken. Buffet A+ - Far Better than any ship I have been on. Great variety - Bakery also A+++ Main Dining C- (lack of quality meat, service MEH, took to ... Read more
jadavidson46
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our embarkation in Miami was very easy and well organized. Check-in was quite smooth with minimal fuss. Once on board, we were able to visit the buffet for a light lunch while we waited for the call that staterooms were ready, which ... Read more
CGMCruisers
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
458 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We had been looking for a Panama Canal transit cruise for some time and this cruise seemed like a good fit with the various ports of call and ending in Seattle (it was actually a 17 day cruise not a 14 day). We had sailed on NCL many years ... Read more
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esc
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
34 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
For the first time ever, we decided to go "all the way to the top" and booked a Haven cabin. With our own pool, hot tub, sauna, butler(s), room steward, concierge, exercise area, shower/changing area, eating area, and upper sun ... Read more
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Dray1204
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviews from other family and friends had told us that this was one of the best cruise ships. And my husband found it to be very nice so much so we are sorry that we did not take advantage of the promotion where you pay $250. and Norwegian ... Read more
CAIslander38
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise based on the itinerary and availability. This was our first cruise with NCL but we've cruised previously with Carnival, Princess, and Royal Caribbean to the Southern, Eastern and Western Caribbean. What we ... Read more
tmarc12
Member Since 2008
1 review
33 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I just returned from my cruise (honeymoon) and although it was enjoyable it was not the cruise I hoped for. To begin we got on board and I wanted to purchase day passes to the adult only area Vibe. I had spoken to customer service prior to ... Read more
mck0009
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We had a spa cabin which included access to the thermal spa. We chose it for this reason because we were doing a mother-daughter-grandmother trip and our goal was relaxation. The spa was amazing. Even when the pool deck was packed with ... Read more
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melbthatsme
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We were just on the Getaway April 16-23 - here is my review! We had cruised before but never with NCL so I wasn't sure what to expect - we loved it! Arriving at the Port was easy and we went through the initial check in process very ... Read more
tstang
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We booked this cruise as this ship seemed to offer lots of entertainment and dining options. Our fourteen and seventeen year old daughters loved the teen club Entourage and made a group of friends that they spent every evening with. We ... Read more
Beverlyp
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise to go to Belize. We did not port there,supposed to have damage to the pier from the storm the night before.The ship has 4 thousand people on it with two small pools not enough chairs .We ate in all three main dining ... Read more
clarbugden
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This is the first time we (family of four with two kids ages 9 and 12) have sailed on Norwegian, I have sailed on Carnival as well as Disney. The boarding was fine from the time we arrived and we went on board. We noticed the ship was very ... Read more
davethewave1
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We are well seasoned cruisers. I dont hold things like weather or destination cancellations as a bad mark against a cruise line-it is what it is and safety of passengers comes first. However, what I do hold accountable to a cruise line are ... Read more
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