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lamoret9
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My husband & I celebrated both of our 60th birthdays on the Breakaway. Our itinerary, Port Canaveral and the Bahamas were nothing to brag about. But, we were on this nice ship. So, we stayed aboard when it docked at Port Canaveral ... Read more
Angelo_R
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
135 forum posts
12 helpful votes
About Us My wife (46) and I (42) live in central Florida just south of Orlando. We have been on 7 cruises together since 2011, 5 Norwegian (Dawn, Pearl, Getaway, Star, and now the Jade), 1 RCL, and 1 Carnival. We are about 2 hours from ... Read more
oshunreef
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
46 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
Flew into SJU the day before our cruise and stayed at the Marriott Stellaris & Casino in Condado and it was beautiful on the beach. Would stay again. It was just my husband and myself. We arrived at the port around 10:45am and ... Read more
Miwii
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to celebrate my anniversary, NCL still gets excellent ratings so I went with them for our first cruise. The itinerary was Florida, Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay (yay!) Two weeks before departure, there was a departure ... Read more
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mc333
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
Getting on the boat took 1 hour 20 min to start with, even though they had assigned times. Got to the room short bed (at 5 foot 3 I hung off the end), very small shower and toilet area separated by a curtain. The balcony was awesome, ... Read more
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emjem24
Member Since 2009
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Hello Fellow Cruisers! Before I start my review of our recent cruise with the Norwegian Escape, I want to begin by saying that it had been a couple of years since my husband and I had taken a cruise. Our last cruise had been with ... Read more
pithbrain
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Chose this this cruise to celebrate our (and our friend's) 35th wedding anniversary and the best way to see Hawaii. Very pricey by comparison to the 13 previous cruises we've been on (primarily the Caribbean), about double for balcony ... Read more
jrl1954
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise and on it we celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary. We had a balcony stateroom (10552) and would recommend this as it gave us a little more room, allowed fresh air in the room and was great to view the sights ... Read more
LD Silver
Member Since 2014
1 review
39 forum posts
24 helpful votes
I was on the November 12 – November 19 Eastern Caribbean sailing of the Norwegian Escape. The itinerary included three sea days (Sunday, Monday, Thursday) and three ports of call. They were St. Thomas (Tuesday), Tortola (Wednesday) ... Read more
marpauly
Member Since 2009
1 review
33 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
Worst embarkation of our 18 cruises for sure..We embarked after 3hoopm with thousands of others out of port Canaveral..We were so late to embark that we had to assist at the muster drill at 1hoopm the day after with hundreds of others.. ... Read more
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Koukla64
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was an amazing trip, sheer perfection from start to finish. Booked this trip back in July as it is the only ship in Hawaii that spends more time in port than on the sea. As first time cruisers on our first trip to Hawaii we wanted to ... Read more
IMNOTSHY
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
A great ship and a good value, but do not expect any crew member to ever answer the simplest of questions.An extremely unorganized crew who at best could not run a pay toilet at the county fair. I am being a lot more polite than is ... Read more
St. Paul Sailor
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
3 helpful votes
Our NCL cruise started off well. Embarkation was smooth and efficient. We found the Norwegian Sky public areas clean but showing signs of wear. It appears like it’s time for a dry dock refresh. Our oceanview cabin was mostly as ... Read more
HUGSHONEY
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Honestly I cannot praise this cruise enough. I booked this trip for my husbands 70th birthday. From the time we boarded until the time we departed the service was exceptional. Our room attendant Carlos , room 0032 was amazing, there for ... Read more
mark0325
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
claim was that their private island was destroyed by hurricane seemed like a long time since the storm occurred to repair didn't arrive in port Canaveral till 1pm therefore only had 3 hours at Disney felt it was poor planning for ... Read more
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Michal J. Cerny
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have cruised with Royal, Princess and thought that we would try Norwegian because neither of the aforementioned had all of the islands to visit in one week (Barbados, St. Kitts, Martinique, St. Maarten, St. Thomas), as this particular ... Read more
PlatinumLatitudes+
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We sailed on 3 other NCL ships peviously - mostly Jewel class, & once on the Epic. Firstly, I'm amazed how some previous reviews mention the Spirit is old... It is, or should be irrelevant to each review of the Spirit-the fact it is ... Read more
Rebeccajoe
Member Since 2014
1 review
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We chose the Sky because of the free alcohol. Just hubby and me as we were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary. After check in - we waited maybe 30 minutes before we were allowed to board. Once on the ship, we put our ... Read more
ghos_t
Member Since 2016
1 review
51 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
The cruise it self was very good. the only thing that could have been better would be more earlier shows/ party having them at 10:30/11:30 till early in the next morning then docking at 7- 8 am and needing to leave then ship to get to any ... Read more
equestrianpursuits
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We had a wonderful time on Breakaway! Our overall experience was a very positive one. Though Breakaway is a huge ship, we were able to find quiet retreats with good views, and we had access to the shows and restaurants we wanted. ... Read more
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eddycrucero
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I never expected the food was to be so good ,the bars were so full of happiness and energy,the treatment was so highly professional by the employees,the ship itself is beautifull and super clean.the only thing i could complain is the ... Read more
Cruiselx
Member Since 2016
1 review
58 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We did Transatlantic thinking the ship is massive and will keep us occupied and oh god we were wrong :( Couldn't access Spa, sauna(fully booked), Couldn't access Posh lounge area(fully booked), Couldn't book specialty restaurants last 4 ... Read more
redhotpokerb
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Pros: Great cruise with everything you want in a vacation in within walkable distance. Great restaurant varieties. Awesome casino with different table games and slot machines. Water park is great! Full of entertainment: 2 ... Read more
CruiseWithTheHoules
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We got to bid for an upgraded room and we got switch over to The Haven section and got a fabulous Aft Facing Forward Penthouse Suite # 9706. The room was fantastic. As you walk in you have a dining table with 3 chairs and then a couch and ... Read more
BenHoule
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
This was my wife and I first cruise (well our first cruise was 10 years ago, Disney with the kids-no kids this time!). The Norwegian Escape is a huge ship and so much to do we didn't have enough time during our 7 Nights Eastern ... Read more
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