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gkinnear035
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed two weeks ago
Having cruised many times on both Carnival and RC, we tried the Sky and were very impressed. Best staff and Main Dining options of any ship we have sailed. Excellent bars and potent drinks. Fun casino and pool parties. Nice cabin (8203 ... Read more
Ros Blignaut
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed three weeks ago
Fantastic cruise, ship, shows outstanding, crew out of this world.waiter service on deck 15 excellant rommel was such a friendly and fantastic wa iter an asset to your company. Eva who looked after our cabin 9098 knew our names lovely ... Read more
tbirdjoni
Member Since 2006
1 review
173 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Unfortunately we had a lot of cloudy, rainy weather. Food was good though I think the Specialty restaurants serve portions that are just too big, and such a waste of food,but atmosphere and service are excellent. Almost no waiting time ... Read more
Story girl
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
82 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We wanted to go to Cuba for a few days. Miami is an easy port. The ship is is great shape, well maintained though not new. My room was very comfortable, food lovely and entertainment wonderful. The crew provided great service. We ... Read more
travelover7
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was one of our choices for choice of cruise to spend our honeymoon and we are very happy that we did. The ship as itself is beautiful and had just been refurbished. The staff work extremely hard to keep the whole ship extremely clean ... Read more
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kalaroarrara
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
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
tallred6
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the sites it stopped at and the price, as well as the lack of conflicts with our schedule. This was our second cruise, and we liked our first one better, but at the same time, what's not to like about most ... Read more
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
hangten10
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
19 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have kids and grandkids in LA area, so we were looking for a cruise that left out of LA. We've been on 5 NCL cruises - 3 being Pride of America to Hawaii. We chose it for the departure port and 7 day itinerary. Flew in from east ... Read more
asmartcookie
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My DH and I chose the NCL Escape (4/29-5/6 to St. Thomas, Tortola and Nassau) to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had been planning and saving for 3 years to have the Haven experience. It was my first time cruising with NCL and for ... Read more
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catherikinn
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Embark and disembark the easiest Cruise we have taken. NCL Sky ship was small but intimate. Cabins were small but great for a cruise. Service was wonderful. Dining gave you a variety. Port excursion to Beach was great, food wonderful. ... Read more
debbieweare
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this ship so we could celebrate our 25th wedding anniversay on 25th April 2017. As it was the first cruise I had ever been on, I was very aprehensive about being out on the open sea and also not knowing what to expect from a ... Read more
Carts
Member Since 2017
1 review
Having traveled on Celebrity Cruises for our first cruise last September, we thought we'd try Norwegian. Our expectations were only partially met and the shore excursion to Puerta Vallarta was a scam. We had a balcony and while there was ... Read more
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HOTCATPM
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Chose this cruise based on date and itinerary and were certainly not disappointed. Weather was perfect, destinations great, staff on ship friendly , helpful and wonderful. Our balcony cabin was comfortable with lots of storage and a very ... Read more
adventuredancer
Member Since 2017
1 review
36 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
negative for the nickel & dime from NCL. and ignorance from some of the guest services people. cruise director and our room steward were great. spa sucked.horrible experience from a drunk guy that ruined a romantic dinner & staff ... Read more
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Vinnyg
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
First Let me say that we we not huge fans of cruising, but we wanted to travel to multiple cities in Italy and thought this might be a good way to do that. To use the ship as our hotel and transportation. Well it was all that and more. 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
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
TigerPaw985
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my first ever cruise. My wife and I choose a the seven day cruise on the Norwegian Dawn leaving from New Orleans. We choose this cruise because of the destinations, overall price, and the port of New Orleans is only 35 ... Read more
Rainbowgayle
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 forum posts
7 helpful votes
when we booked the cruise with NCL we knew that we would have a wonderful cruise. We met with lots of new friends though Cruise Critic, from the wonderful sail-away party with the C C, doing the cabin crawl ,seeing all the different cabins ... Read more
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whittyk122767
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We selected the Norwegian and the Jade for it's overall value, ports of call and time of year. We were delighted when we found out that it had just undergone a complete refurb three weeks prior to our cruise. The embarkation process was ... Read more
Ric Marcy 91
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because we wanted to visit several of the Hawaiian islands and the cruise allowed us to do this without taking days of our time packing up, island hopping by plane, and unpacking to do it all over again in a couple ... Read more
fishybill
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was our first cruise and we will cruise again. In general, everything about our experience on the ship was very nice. Good food, very pleasant staff. Finding our way around was a little more complicated than it might have been with ... Read more
SimJim
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As first time cruisers wasn't really sure what to expect. Specialty restaurant food was excellent. So good in fact that it made the standard fare seem less appealing. Probably because the inclusive restaurant food was lower quality. ... Read more
Ltscrivines
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We came about this trip as a result of our booked cruise being canceled two weeks before we were to leave. Originally booked in mini suite balcony but given the chance to upgrade which was accepted. Glad we upgraded. We don't like huge ... Read more
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