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mattiegi
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I heard many great reviews about how polite the staff is, relaxing cruise (just what we needed), and it was at the exact time I was able to take a vacation. The first day I was so excited to get onto the boat ... Read more
pcmeyer
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Choose this cruise line because my wife and I were taking two of our grandchildren along (ages 7 and 12) so we wanted a ship which had things for the kids to do and one which departed from a port that we could drive to. The overall cruise ... Read more
ckbaggett@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Very underwhelmed by the Norwegian Breakaway, very large ship with a lot of amenities squished into small areas such as the pool area for commoners. Norwegian built a huge pool and lounge area for those willing to pay triple the cost of ... Read more
mytigger
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Wanted to go to Bermuda from New York. Been on Summit. Wanted to go on a larger ship. Had a single room which was great because I went with a family. My TV or my safe did not work when I got into the room. They came and fix them. The ... Read more
bripct
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
First cruise since 2000 now that kids are grown. We had an aft balvony room on devk 12. We had seen the "Mighty Ships" episode so we knew about the ship and much of what to expect. Overall the cruise was outstanding and an ... Read more

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DBGG
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We booked this cruise because we had always wanted to see Bermuda and found a last-minute deal for a cheap interior cabin. The Breakaway is a very large ship and can feel quite crowded when one is endlessly circling the sundeck looking for ... Read more
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bookmama22
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
57 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I wanted to go to Bermuda where hotels are either very pricey or small guesthouses. I liked that the itinerary allowed plenty of time to explore Bermuda and that the ship left from NYC itself, making departure extremely easy via Long ... Read more
loveNY
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Our family of 3 traveled from June 19 to June 26. We live in New York, about 40 minutes from the port. We decided to park the car at the pier, very convenient in my opinion. Embarkation was smooth as well as self disembarkation. ... Read more
mamameghan14
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked this cruise last August while on the Norwegian Pearl. We just booked a basic inside cabin to allow us to reach platinum level for our next cruise, which promises to be something more exciting. 5 days before sailing, we ... Read more
crzgrl66
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
297 forum posts
0 helpful votes
About us: We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and departure city. It was a great opportunity to travel with friends from the east coast and spend some time in NYC. We were a party of 6; 4 adults, 15 year old, 12 year old. ... Read more

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jkel9620
Member Since 2013
1 review
13 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Our first time sailing on The Breakaway was June, 2013....we had such a great time that 14 of us...all adults....sailed to Bermuda this past June! What's not to like? The food was wonderful whether we ate at the buffet, main dining rooms ... Read more
Gershep
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
939 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We cruised June 12th to June 19th, this was our second time on the Breakaway. We were a family of four with two balcony rooms. We had a great time and really enjoy cruising. We arrived at the port in Manhattan at 9:30 and had to wait ... Read more
Cruiser5580
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Internet connection for the length of cruise is a scam. It is slower than dial-up. Its down most of the time. It can be used only for emails and text via IP. NCL will not take any responsibility because they have contracted it to somebody ... Read more
LCfromFL
Member Since 2006
1 review
229 forum posts
18 helpful votes
My husband and I chose to sail on NCL's Breakaway for our 30th wedding anniversary. (I had previously sailed on the Getaway during its inaugural season - when I took my youngest daughter and her BFF as part of their high school graduation ... Read more
icem86
Member Since 2011
1 review
70 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Cruised for the 4th time, 2nd time with NCL and 2nd time with entire family, Wife, boys age 6 and 9) and myself What we loved - ease of getting on ship, friendliness of Steward Judy, Chinese Restaurant, Great outdoors cookies, general ... Read more

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dcorbett70
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
8 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The Norwegian Gem is a mid-sized ship. It's easy to navigate and you can figure out where things are pretty quickly. The ship was redone and is very tastefully decorated. Cabin - We had adjoining oceanview cabins...room 5032 and ... Read more
Sunseeker1001
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
15 forum posts
12 helpful votes
NCL is not what it used to be. Cutting too many corners. Charging for entertainment that used to be free. In order to eat at an early to mid evening time, must make a reservation at their regular dining rooms. Staterooms are the ... Read more
turtleboxer@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I sailed Carnival in 2016 and Norwegian in 2016. Since Norwegian was about 2K more expensive, I was expecting a much better cruise. Unfortunately, I didn't find that to be the case. It wasn't terrible, it was fair but not better. I ... Read more
lori860
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Just got back from cruise to Bermuda. We (myself, husband, and two girls) had a great time. Embarkation was fine. We got there early and got on the ship around 12:30 pm. We dropped off our bags in our cabin, and had lunch in one of the ... Read more
GL Tyrebyter
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We chose Norwegian and destination because we had discussed with my cousins that it would be fun to go on a cruise together. My wife and I never sailed on this line before. We like to try different ships and compare. My wife is ... Read more

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BigK57
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise to Bermuda because it was different and on a different ship. I wanted to see what all the "raves" was about . I will first start with EMBARKATION: The Terminal Reps should know the difference between a Bronz; ... Read more
Dbanks71
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
29 helpful votes
We just returned from a 7 Day cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway. The ship was beautiful. We reserved a mini suite. It was adequate space for a cruise ship, probably larger than most, but I think it was a little smaller than the Pride of ... Read more
coach3play4
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
had to be in new york for family and decided to cruise 1 week to bermuda. cruise terminal - not the best especially for transportation going in. give yourself plenty of time. bermuda - two nice side trips - tour of island and then ... Read more
Viva_la_Vida
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
523 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and sailed June 5th-June 12th Breakaway to Bermuda. We are newer but avid cruisers and this was our first voyage on NCL. A bit about us so you can understand the perspective through which I write: I’m 29 and ... Read more
gailron
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We are first-time cruisers in our early 60's and chose the Breakaway for our first cruise on advice from relative/travel agent. We loved the Breakaway and enjoyed the cruise very much. Bermuda was wonderful and we'd love to go back and ... Read more

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