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ZebLD
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Loved the Dawn! It is easy to get around/learn where things are, ample bars, activities, deck chairs, etc. The food and service are much better than some of the other 14 cruises I have been on. this was our 4th NCL cruise. Biggest ... Read more
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terryscf
Member Since 2012
1 review
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Just came off the Getaway and I feel a bit indifferent about my trip. I'm not liking the extra small balconies but the ship was nice. I guess it's a way of getting more people on board. This cruise was really different from the others I've ... Read more
Llewie
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We cruised the Escape because we had a very great experience on NCL Jade last year. This was also an easy choice because, with 3rd and 4th guest waived fares, we only had to pay the taxes (plus ship's gratuities) for our two boys. We ... Read more
barf_jay
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
If you are going to take this cruise I suggest you upgrade and spend the extra money on a suite. We stayed in room 13010 and it was very nice! The perks you get as a suite guest are amazing. 1.) Priority boarding 2.) Priority ... Read more
Scottyp62
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Myself and my wife went on a cruise for the first time and having read lots of reviews we decided to go on the Norwegian escape ship. The ship is a massive ship and very busy with lots of restaurants and bars to choose . We didn't ... Read more
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1WorldExplorer
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our honeymoon cruise was amazing! Knowing how many people are on this ship, I was concerned about the crowds. NCL has done an amazing job of managing this, however. The Breakaway is broken into small pockets of action throughout the ... Read more
Size12Stilettos
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I really enjoyed my trip. I was originally concerned that 13 nights would be just too long, especially with the 2 days at sea leaving out of NYC and the 3 days at sea returning, but it ended up being the perfect length of time. Here are a ... Read more
Penn20
Member Since 2017
1 review
25 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to see all of the islands and not have to jump on a plane between each. for the positives, Hawaii was beautiful and I loved it. I love to cruise too, but this one put a bad taste in my mouth. I am used to cruising ... Read more
JimandJess
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
49 forum posts
8 helpful votes
It seemed at every turn, this cruise was perfect. The staff- from the Hotel Director, Sean and his Assistant Errol, to our cabin steward, Christopher- were on top of everything. We had a Mini-Suite w/ Balcony- our room was always clean and ... Read more
greggliz
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Unless you pay for the more extravagant excursions, most coastal Mexican towns/ports are very similar with a lot of souvenir shops and pushy junk vendors. In Puerta Vallarta, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a must see. In ... Read more
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Umbarger
Member Since 2003
18 reviews
2,959 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
NCL Dawn Review December 30 - January 8, 2017 Wow, What a great cruise. I have been on numerous cruises on Princess, Holland America, Celebrity and Carnival. Do not ever book a suite as you will never be able to go back to a ... Read more
dandman1416
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was me and DW fourth cruise together. We've been on RCCL and Carnival. So I have a lot of comparisons to make. All of the ships hold the same similar sizes, designs, and gross tonage of around 65-93,000. Pre-cruise info: we ... Read more
Elijah598
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Ok, the first time I went on a cruise, I sailed on the NCL Dawn with my new wife. It was then that I fell in love with cruising. However, since then, we have sailed on a number of other cruise lines and I must say I have been spoiled. ... Read more
M1chiganGirl
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We choose this cruise because it was on sale and wanted to visit some new locations, such as the Panama Canal and Cartegena, Colombia. Went with a group of family members and friends between the ages of 30 - 70 and there seemed to be ... Read more
kicolares
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
It was a very interesting cruise for the visit to Israel. That visit was inspiring and impressive, being in Israel for two days was great. Arriving at the port for boarding from the peoples train it's a long way. I think Norwegian should ... Read more
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weetzie00
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We normally cruse with Princess or Royal Caribbean so my experience is relative to what I am accustomed to. We joined this cruise because we were joining a group trip and had no choice in the matter. Their group services organization was ... Read more
swaat
Member Since 2003
1 review
31 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Everybody has a different experience on the same cruise, but luckily our experience was AWESOME!!! My husband and I decided last minute to go on this cruise. It was $419 a person and included unlimited drinks. We did a guarantee ... Read more
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seans13
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Cabins - fairly small but enough room to do what was needed Dining - enough options for everyday meals. Specialty restaurants went above and beyond Bars - Never made you feel like they weren't giving you enough drinks or that you ... Read more
RNisPhD
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
We were excited to cruise on the new Norwegian Escape for Christmas week. It's a huge ship with 4000+ passengers and of course lots of kids and extended families. Be prepared to find crowds at popular venues. Many shows require ... Read more
theocsurfer
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I've been on several Carnival Ships and this time we decided to go with Norwegian We EXPECTED a much better experience. We heard Norwegian is a step up in Quality.... DISAPPOINTING is the word to describe our vacation. The ship was old ... Read more
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Jchowell5
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Choice based on rates and available dates. This one fit our needs best. Covered Christmas which we would have had without kids for the first time. Also covered our 40th Anniversary on 12/26. Cruise was great overall. Smaller ship ... Read more
vashti42
Member Since 2013
1 review
135 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
This is our third Norwegian Cruise. It was our first time in a Spa Balcony Cabin, the other were Suites. Our cabin included unlimited access to the spa facilities, 3 free Specialty meals and free standard alcohol plus $175 ... Read more
teamflames
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
947 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
After several cruises on Celebrity we decided to try NCL for my wifes birthday. We had just sailed a very similar itinerary on X Millenium for Xmas and NYE. Our concerns started several weeks before the cruise when we read about the ... Read more
WanderingTheWorld
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I took an NCL cruise during Christmas 2015. Because we had such a good time, we decided to do it again. After this latest experience, it is doubtful Christmas cruising will become a tradition. Embarking in Barcelona was a ... Read more
dbrhee
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I decided this cruise because it fit our schedule (my wife and I) to get away with my wife and enjoy the warm weathers (for a bit). To disconnect from the busy world we live and get some alone time. To contextualize our trip: 1) We ... Read more
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