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mitchk1968
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our second time on the #NorwegianBreakaway from NYC to Bermuda (August 14-21 2016) and, I have to say, it was just as good as the first time. Top 5 reasons why I say it's a great cruise: 1. Freestyle cruising. All day food ... Read more
dobrien
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was an easy drive (less than 2 hours) to NYC as well as diverse activities that would meet everyone's needs/desires. The 1.5 hour wait in a long line to board the ship was very much indicative of what the ... Read more
HollyJaci
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We have been on 14 cruises. We have been on Norwegian, Royal Carribean, Carnival, Disney and Celebrity. We had heard many nice things about the Norwegian Breakaway so we decided to try it. Our party consisted of 8 people aged 23 to 66. ... Read more
kunyve
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I had a great experience 12 years ago with Norwegian Dawn when it first came out and thought things would be the same this time, I was wrong. I received horrible customer service, I was away from my family members, my cabin was unclean ... Read more
hgeoffroy
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose to go on a cruise last minute and we ended up on the Norwegian Gem. We embarked from the port in NYC and commuted there from CT. It was easy to find right off the Hudson parkway and we drove up and parked without any trouble. I ... Read more

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newcruiser48
Member Since 2005
1 review
429 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I booked this cruise last minute with my sister just to get away for a bit. We drove 2 hours and parked at the terminal. It's surprisingly easy to do. We brought our luggage down to check it in..coming home we had a very nice porter take ... Read more
Murph3383
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our 4th cruise on Norwegian in the past year. The other 3 were on the Breakaway. The Gem is a smaller ship with nice amenities. The Cabin was small, the bathroom was unmanagable. Shower was fine but zero room to use the toilet. ... Read more
cruiseitnow
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
New crew with a lot of training needed. Ship itself nothing special with a nice mid sized ship feel. Food quality seems to keep going down. Hall and room phones often did not work. Cruise director and specialty coordinators not very good ... Read more
Glo1127
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This is my third cruise in fifteen years. Overall, it was good and I might do it again. The ship is well kept. The entertainment was good quality (but not great) and diverse for all age groups. The freestyle dining was a downer for me. The ... Read more
jimalyson1@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Looking for a new vacation idea for our family this summer was harder than usual, as our two kids, aged 13 and 16, are more independent and want to go off and do things by themselves, while we still want some family time. We have never ... Read more

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sydney3333
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Perhaps I have sailed Norwegian one too many times. The evening shows were stale for lack of a better term and the daily 'entertainment' was virtually nonexistent. The few events during the day that looked interesting had an additional fee ... Read more
bigplanet747
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Pros: Very clean ship Food was fantastic and endless! Excellent restaurants Ship run efficiently Fun rope course and water slides onboard Very good shows onboard - Rock of Ages was awesome! Three days in Bermuda ... Read more
Barney in CT
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose the Breakaway after reading about the ship. It was great to be able to drive to the pier, park on the roof and take the elevator directly to the entrance. NCL did a great job of processing us aboard and our rooms were ready for ... Read more
cab514
Member Since 2000
1 review
9 helpful votes
Living in CT, I love sailing out of NYC. Hop on the train to Penn Station, get in a cab and before you know it, I'm at the Pier. Arrived at the pier around 10:30 - just when the last of the cruisers are getting off (tip - go up to the ... Read more
djmoskaluk@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Our first time on the Breakaway very nice and very large ship take time to explore the first day. We embarked in NYC no issues. The new rule is no water carried on but you can bring a empty bottle and refill on ship for when you get off ... Read more

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LUUSH
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
I was very disappointed with the NCL Breakaway cruise out of NY to Bermuda. My wife and I cruised NCL once before on a 3-Night getaway to the Bahamas. Our perception of the cruise was that it was an extended booze cruise. However, we ... Read more
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suzann461
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because we live in NJ.The embarkation was very smooth for us. we went through the lines smoothly but after being seated the place was packed to the gills with people on lines. Our cabin was very nice and clean. No ... Read more
teachnj
Member Since 2006
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Enjoyed the Haven experience.... It was remarkable. Great food in private restaurant, comfortable cabin and impeccable service. Staff catered to every whim and made the cruise a wonderful vacation. The private amenities are definitely ... Read more
adorabobble
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise because it was close to home, and I didn't have to fly anywhere. Bermuda is my favorite place in the entire world. If I could live there, I would. This was my first time on the Breakaway, but my 2nd cruise with NCL. I ... Read more
fourml8r
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
15 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our second trip on NCL Breakaway. We went over spring break and loved it so much we booked another trip for this summer. It s a Mega-ship which is not for everyone. But on the plus side it offers amenities you won't find on ... Read more

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LUUSH
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Overall, I was extremely disappointed with the NCL Breakaway cruise from NYC to Bermuda. My wife and I have cruised NCL once before on a 3 night weekend getaway out of Ft. Lauderdale to the Bahamas and thought it was an extended booze ... Read more
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army442
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I had chosen this cruise on the advice of a family member. It was suppose to be a family vacation with my entire family. There were 18 of us. 2 days prior to the cruise I realized that my room had changed. My husband and I had booked 2 ... Read more
katshell2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I didn't choose this particular cruise, it was chosen by family members. I have been on this itinerary before, but on the Breakaway, which I enjoyed more. The larger ship has more amenities. I would not take this itinerary again. Nothing ... Read more
wowed777
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
My family has been on many cruises including Disney, Princess, Carnival, NCL, and our favorite RCL. My kids are 17 and 19. We were looking for a lower cost cruise chose the NCL Gem. We booked it 3 weeks before the sail date and decided ... Read more
Pinkboat
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose this cruise as it was the only one going out of New York at the beginning of April. It was the biggest cruise ship we had ever been on. We normally go on much smaller ships. I always imagined bigger would be better. I did not ... Read more

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