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TOM CRUIZES
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,494 forum post
Winter Break great Price and Deal, Ship was nice Size, had an OV Stateroom on D6 Fwd Port Side, with an AI package which worked very Well. Embarkation was very quick and Smooth with the Staterooms available from 12noon which was really ... Read more
pwaldron54
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed two weeks ago
Not a bad deal for a spur of the moment decision. Our room ended up in the rear of the ship which was great. The balcony was a bit more private than the ones on the sides of the ship. Although we have done the Bahamas' thing too many ... Read more
Toola99709
Member Since 2012
1 review
66 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our sixth cruise, and our 4th on NCL. We have sailed on the Star twice and once on the Jade. After cruising with Carnival and Princess, we discovered freestyle cruising and have not left NCL since. This was our first eastern ... Read more
harlena
Member Since 2005
1 review
3 forum posts
Cruise was chosen because of length and destination. Buffet food was delicious, but ice cream machines were not always functioning. It would have been nice to have an ice cream machine near the pool. Coffee was too strong for our taste. ... Read more
chp1945
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
this trip was just long enough to have a great time, fun, shopping, theater shows, food was great everywhere I went, bingo, trivia, karaoke, slides, rope swings, parties, swimming, hot tubs, the movies, library, buffet, not too hot or ... Read more
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BerkshireBob
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our eighth cruise on Norwegian. We chose this one because it was the right length, time of year, and departure port of New York meaning we would not have to fly somewhere. We opted for the Haven penthouse 12706, forward and ... Read more
SAPMAN
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
282 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Went to relax. Note that library/game room is very tiny! Much smaller than any other ship I have been one. Usually there are two rooms, but this is only one and room for only 4 small card tables. Smoke in casino bothersome to ... Read more
fjcolmol
Member Since 2009
1 review
117 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Chose this cruise to get a break from our cold local weather. Check in was Quick and easy, as it was almost 4 PM. Had the steward separate the twin beds which opened up the middle of the cabin. First time in a non balcony room, but it ... Read more
bazzaman
Member Since 2017
1 review
We bought this cruise because we wanted to find some warm weather in our winter. I think we were unlucky, the itinery called for two sea days which were both a wash out. Cozumel Mexico was very disappointing as was Ocho Rios. The highlight ... Read more
Travelwaves
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I cannot recommend the Norwegian Gem! The ship is recently refurbished but HVAC brought on asthma/bronchitis. Maybe mold circulating? We expected an inclusive experience, instead we felt extra costs were at every turn. We had ... Read more
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dortrust
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
69 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We enjoyed our cruise but see the Norwegian changes as going down hill. We have taken several (probably 5) Norwegian cruises and they just don't offer the service they use to. This was our first time on a larger ship and I think we ... Read more
aajusa
Member Since 2012
1 review
198 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We are a couple from the Mid-west (age 53 & 62), no kids, retired and Platinum latitude members. When we booked this cruise as our winter getaway, we did not have much knowledge of South America. We arrived in Santiago 2 days ... Read more
rumrunner55
Member Since 2015
1 review
107 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Hello everyone, I chose Norwegian cruise lines first and foremost cause of the studio cabins for single cruisers like myself they are a perfect fit for myself in my opinion, There is a there is a studio lounge for these cabins where you ... Read more
Polly 48
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our first time cruising with NCL. We saw this cruise advertised and though it would be nice to get away from the UK for some winter sun. The package we chose included ultimate drinks package and four dine around options. The ... Read more
Fouffie
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed January 2017
Prior cruise on Epic 4 yrs ago was outstanding. On this cruise cabins seemed smaller. Bar staff was missing in action. Often had to search for server or go to bar. In casino server would take order from person next to me, ignore me. I am ... Read more
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grayesun
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
200 forum posts
3 helpful votes
1st I need to stipulate we're loyal to RCL cruisers (Diamond level), so we gave up lots of perks (get that NCL, free perks) to give NCL a go. We booked last minute to sail with family who are NCL enthusiasts. I kept a running log of ... Read more
grammyprf
Member Since 2009
1 review
2,668 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Wonderful ship and service. All staff were very friendly...loved the special touch of being greeted every morning in the Garden Cafe with a little song reminding us to washy washy! Our cabin was a great size with plenty of storage ... Read more
stjohnbeachlover
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
236 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
My husband and I along with two other couples booked this Panama Canal cruise. My husband and I have been on a lot of cruises (17 for him and 19 for me). My husband is 63 and I am 58. We were excited about this cruise because every port ... Read more
berry_happy
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise because it was convenient to leave and return to NY and it provided the number of days we were looking to "get away". The rooms are very very very small. The TV is the size of my computer monitor ... Read more
psowinski
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed January 2017
Taking a winter cruise in January out of New York is not very smart, but is a getaway from winter in the Midwest. Cabin was good except for noises and smells at night. Entertainment was a disappointment in comparison to previous NCL ... Read more
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MrChocoholic
Member Since 2012
9 reviews
95 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Second time on this ship for only two main reasons. After my first cruise on NCL three years ago, I started collecting ship models, neglecting to obtain one of the Sky. After my voyage to Panama Canal on NCL Pearl last October/November, I ... Read more
toybears
Member Since 2011
1 review
8 helpful votes
We got a surprise Christmas from our two wonderful daughters....a 4 day, 3 night Norwegian Sky cruise from Miami to the Bahamas. We winter from Canada on the so it was a nice 3 hour drive on the day of to the Port of Miami. Going on ... Read more
caneable
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
491 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our 8th cruise with NCL over the past 12 years. It was the first time that we have cruised out of Tampa and embarkation wasn't a great experience. There seemed to be limited organisation around the exercise. For example, ... Read more
daveque
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
If it is convenient for you to sail out of NYC, you don't mind a few sea days on both ends of the cruise in the North Atlantic, and you would like to visit 8 Caribbean Islands on one cruise - this is it. NCL has made this a very ... Read more
Paul and Robin
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
97 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
We like to take longer nights on a cruise so ten nights was just fantastic and a bonus our home port. We like NCL but will try any lines if going to the right places, this cruise went to all our favorite ports and the weather was perfect ... Read more
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