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ty55
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
2 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our second cruise on the Breakaway. We did the same cruise to Bermuda last year on this ship and enjoyed it very much, so we thought we would try this cruise again. We are a couple in our sixties, who have cruised 14 times ... Read more
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Canesfan101
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
26 forum posts
We had booked a mini suite with balcony using the casino-at-sea rate and felt we had a great deal with that, but we had an opportunity to bid for an upgrade to various Haven suites. We put in bids in the "low fair" range and ... Read more
krissy8057
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was my first cruise and overall a great time was had by myself and 8 family members. I read from other reviews and completely agree that the embarkation and disembarkation process needs to be handled differently, both took HOURS so be ... Read more
howienyny
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose Norwegian because it was only one of two cruise lines that leave from Manhattan. We wanted a quick seven day get away and wanted to leave from Manhattan where we live. Problems started on day one before we even got under way ... Read more
kalaroarrara
Member Since 2017
1 review
My boyfriend and I (33 and 28) were looking for a fun, romantic vacation and since we'd never been on a cruise before we were excited to try something new. This specific cruise came highly recommended from friends and now we know why! ... Read more
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joyeg
Member Since 2011
1 review
I have been on this ship eight times previously and have been very happy. This time was like being on a different ship. The food was tasteless.even the specialty restaurants were not good this time. Portions were noticeably smaller, for ... Read more
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PianoJohn
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Maybe I'm easy to please but I loved everything. The ship, the crew, the food, Malting's sunset cocktails, our fellow cruisers (everyone we met were great people). The three days that Horseshoe Bay (the main reason we went- we're beach ... Read more
wdcguy
Member Since 2010
1 review
16 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I booked this cruise with several friends shortly after returning from an Alaska cruise on the Jewel a year earlier. Most of us upgraded to the Haven and for half of us it was our first Haven experience. It was well worth the additional ... Read more
1threadshort
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
158 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
my husband recently had triple by-pass surgery and valve replacement. he is a workhorse and needed to have downtime. some friends were goin on this cruise and I got info from them. I was not thrilled w/spending 2 days out of ny to Bermuda ... Read more
pinguy
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
102 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My wife and I are 70 and this review is from our point of view. If you're younger, you may disagree with me. That's OK. Boarding in New York was long and disorganized. NCL told us to arrive between 10:00 and 10:30 even though they ... Read more
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ajaris
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
all and all everything was great. They should do more parties like The glow party, the music that night was great...more appealing to people twenties to 60. Our Cabin boy Albert was excellent, cabin was always cleaned. The small ... Read more
mking8288
Member Since 2009
1 review
5,745 forum posts
2 helpful votes
DW and I, as Latitude NCL cruisers with Platinum status as young seniors - last sailed the Gem in Nov. 2012 right after Sandy left its footprint around NYC and been on NCL's mega-ships, especially Breakaway and we've concluded the ... Read more
RubyT.
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We love NCL and this cruise did not disappoint. Embarkation is never fun but we love the advantage of being at the gold level. The embarkation staff were great. We do walk off disembarkation and our only suggestion there is that we ... Read more
Frack8128
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
First time cruising, had an amazing week. The food was delicious (especially Le Bistro and Cagneys). The drinks were great (especially mudslides) and the bartenders at the Pub and Whiskey Bar are the best. We already planning for another ... Read more
in.shalyt@gmail.com
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Mini suite 11042 and 11034: I liked a curtain separating the cabin in our mini suite. I loved that there was no upper bed and everyone (4) slept comfortably. The balcony roof is full of pipes, and also comes out because the pool ... Read more
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kbachiochi
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I had traveled on Norwegian once before and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This time was no different. Everyone was very helpful, professional, and cheerful. I especially liked all the entertainment, especially the cruise director. ... Read more
nhcruisers197723
Member Since 2014
1 review
14 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I recently returned from our 6th cruise on the Breakaway. This is our favorite ship. The new menu is much improved. The menu changes regularly and some choices are repeated. Breakfast has several options that everyone loved, ... Read more
GrandmaHofmann
Member Since 2008
11 reviews
773 forum posts
15 helpful votes
My husband and I sailed on Breakaway on the April 23 cruise to Bermuda. We are experienced cruisers, having sailed some 35 times in Asia, Alaska, the Baltic, all over the Mediterranean, all over the Caribbean, and so on, so we have been ... Read more
NYCGAL529
Member Since 2009
1 review
40 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We (me, DH, 2 adult children (24, 26) and their BF/GF) had an awesome time on the ship and in Bermuda. Bermuda is a beautiful island with great beaches and a variety of things to do. The food on the trip was very good. We ... Read more
bigapplebaskets
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise for 1)the Gem because its smaller than the Breakaway 2) leaves from NY and 3) it was a new itinerary for us. Being in the Haven is always the best and this was no different. All the shows were new and we especially ... Read more
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Bill from Maspeth
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Late April cruise on the Gem leaving NYC the Tuesday after Easter. My wife and I are from Queens NY, so it was an easy car service ride to the port. My wife had 2 bottles of water in a plastic bag but they were confiscated by security. ... Read more
Cocopip
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The last time I cruised was 30 years ago and things have certainly changed. The free style concept is great. I didn't want to be on a schedule. Getting on the ship was easy. Althou the lines snaked around and around, they moved ... Read more
scoomom2
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise because we could leave out of New York and not waste any vacation time. I only had a week vacation and wanted to spend each day relaxing. We had a balcony room, which was wonderful. Never been away in such a ... Read more
lynn baby
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
4000 people with over 1600 of them being kids - not my type of vacation. Rooms were kept clean - never told we would be charged $13 for a bottle of water that was in the room (thought we had unlimited water?). We were on 8th floor ... Read more
deedee0821
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I've been on four NCL cruises. They were on smaller ships. I chose this particular cruise ship because I was excited to try one of their larger ships. However, to my dismay the service and warmth I felt on their large ship was night and ... Read more
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