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250 Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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budhakitty
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We recently completed a seven night Caribbean cruise on the NCL Spirit. It was a wonderful trip! Leading up to the trip, we read negative reviews about the Spirit, but honestly our experience did not resemble the previous reviews. We have ... Read more
LovecruisingJOE
Member Since 2014
1 review
35 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I had been on the Norwegian Spirit in May of 2015 in Europe for 15 days and liked the ship. Norwegian also offered an interior room without a single supplement on this cruise and since I traveled solo for the first time, this was an ... Read more
DisneyJan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having previously sailed with Princess Carnival RCI this was our first cruise with Norweigan Cruise Line. We did the back to back cruise Eastern/Western Caribbean. We had no problem at all with embarkation we were on the ship at ... Read more
rhoadsaj
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It was our first cruise for me and my husband. So eager to experience this together, we booked the Spirit and have not regretted it so far!! We had done quite a bit of research including this website, and we were a bit concerned about ... Read more
scarletsmummy
Member Since 2015
1 review
90 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our Very 1st cruise and can honestly say we were so delighted we have already booked a further NCL cruise for later in the Year,from the time we arrived at port to the time we left the ship ( in tears ) we were treated like royalty. Food ... Read more

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momofmab
Member Since 2006
1 review
374 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
My husband, 12 y.o. daughter and I were on this cruise. We've cruised Norwegian twice previously - once in an Owner's Suite and once in a Penthouse. We were in another Penthouse this time. We've also cruised Royal Caribbean. ... Read more
ManchesterG
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
11 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Where do i start? What a great cruise. Some of the criticisms I have read are totally unjustified. Yes it is an older ship, but tired definitely not. We arrived on a warm spring day and parked at the car park by the terminal. Very ... Read more
dcgirl58
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
I booked this cruise on the spur of the moment because it was really cheap, but it didn't have any perks. When I book with Norwegian again I will make sure I have the beverage package because to purchase it or just buy the drinks is very ... Read more
dlderry
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
we have been on 2 other cruises in the past and we were a little disappointed with this one, although we still had a good time...after all, we sailed to the Caribbean. It began when we were booking the cruise, we discovered a couple of ... Read more
Cruisekittens
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
This ship is a classic. The decor is more old style with details to quality that the newer ships have elimated. It reminds me of the old days where an elegance and style for a touch of class was to be found in all areas of the ship and ... Read more

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Citygirl22
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was our first Norwegian cruise. We have sailed on Carnival, Royal Carribean, and Disney. Looking to get away for Spring Break we couldn't pass up the great price and perks Norwegian was offering. I was a bit nervous after reading some ... Read more
shades171
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My wife and I were going on our 20th Anniversary cruise and I was a little nervous after booking from a few of the negative reviews. However, after experiencing it myself my Wife and I were both extremely happy with the cruise with a few ... Read more
kenochris9
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We were six adult woman on the NCL Spirit from March 12 to March 19, 2016. Good: The food and the drinks were plentiful and good. All of the crew on the ship were very friendly and always seemed happy. Even the washee washee, ... Read more
purplemaniac
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We just returned from a 7 day cruise on the Spirit. We were a little nervous after reading the negative reviews, but it was better than expected! This ship is small and you will feel it moving every where on the ship, front, back, mid, ... Read more
EvilQAGuy
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We were able to take the Spirit on her March 12th Eastern Caribbean itinerary. The Spirit was the smallest ship we'd ever cruised on, and it turns out we like the smaller ships just fine. She has an Asian decor that sets her personality ... Read more

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santacruise2
Member Since 2004
1 review
1,951 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Spirit brought back old memories of 04 + 05 and for the most part we enjoyed it, The ship needs some work ( due in January 2017 i was told) new mattresses, capability for my wife to plug in her hairdryer etc. Most of the ports we ... Read more
508corky
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I was with a group of friends and we had a GREAT trip! The ship may be a relatively small ship compared to others. But, we had a great time. The ship was in tip top shape, the employees go to great length to make sure everyone is happy, ... Read more
Msstirpe
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
*Overall a very good experience for a first time cruiser. *Took our 80 year old mother for her birthday - would recommend ordering a wheel chair for anyone who has an issue walking long distances. *Staff - so very helpful to ... Read more
KJS1953
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Let me start my review by stating that I love cruising. My cruise line of preference is NCL. I have been on 14 cruises, 7 of which have been on NCL. This was my 1st trip on the Spirit. What a disappointment. The ship is old, the oldest of ... Read more
2016 not happy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This cruise was a HUGE disappointment! The food was absolutely disgusting! The service was terrible! Sat for dinner at 7pm. and finally got served our main dish at 8:50, after I asked for it. Chinese restaurant was also horrible! ... Read more

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POOKYP
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are cruise lovers and love Norwegian: we have been on the Sky, Star(3 times), Pearl and now the Spirit (and others will follow!). The Spirit is an older Ship - but I didn't see any issues with it at all. Overall experience was ... Read more
pmac5005
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our second time on the Breakaway. The first was Sept. 2015, we had such a great time we went again for our anniversary. We were minus the kids so we were able to go with a Haven suite (H7). It was well worth it. The suite was ... Read more
PopTop66US
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
17 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The wife and I have been on 16 cruises with 4 different cruise lines but we are now sold on the value and price of the NCL Breakaway sailing out of Manhattan. I'm sure the other NCL offerings are just as good (we did take the Epic out of ... Read more
Arubabeachtime
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
First I'll address negatives about the ship posted prior to my voyage. It is a smaller and older ship for sure. In my mind that just led to a great value vacation. Some mentioned odors and I did notice this at times. We always take air ... Read more
winter_blues_cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We did a 7-night cruise on Spirit to Key West, Florida; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. The ports were great but the ship was lacking. We have been on nine cruises with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity ... Read more

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