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truetreasureusa
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Selected this cruise as an R&R getaway. Wife and self with 13 previous cruises in the Caribbean & Europe. Previously cruised on the NCL Getaway so we were familiar with the basic layout of the Escape and its clientele. This is ... Read more
tbirdjoni
Member Since 2006
1 review
173 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
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
Ann Leeds
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise for its interesting itinerary, freestyle dining and relaxed atmosphere. We were not disappointed. The cruise was well organised, the food was very good and the staff charming and helpful. The ship is lovely and well ... Read more
Story girl
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
82 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
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
richtodd
Member Since 2017
1 review
The advertised package included a 16 day transatlantic cruise from miami with stops in ponte delgado, brest france, brussels belgium, southampton u.k., rotterdam netherlands,copenhagen denmark, a 2 night post cruise hotel stay and the ... Read more
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redheeler
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We did back to back, trans Atlantic and Baltic. Not enough time in port especially when it takes such a long time to disembark. Shore excursions grossly expensive and of poor value. Luckily the two Day Petersburg tour was thru a private ... Read more
jytte
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
First cruise with Norwegian cruise Line. We have been on 40 cruises with different cruise Lines.This was an awful crossing on a crowded ship. Could be better if the pool area had a roof, the weather is often bad crossing the ocean from USA ... Read more
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jwgbusiness
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
47 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first TA cruise. 6 days at sea turned out to be 10. Porta Delgada was cancelled due to high winds, major disaster with disembarkation/embarkation in Brest (talk about walking the plank, that's what literally happened). ... Read more
CecileG
Member Since 2011
1 review
43 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had a group of friends on this cruise (14) of us. Everyone thought that the food and entertainment was fantastic. Everyone thought that the staff did a very poor job when disembarking at Brest France.Some people who had tours missed ... Read more
1threadshort
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
158 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
my husband recently had triple by-pass surgery and valve replacement. he is a workhorse and needed to have downtime. some friends were goin on this cruise and I got info from them. I was not thrilled w/spending 2 days out of ny to Bermuda ... Read more
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hangten10
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
19 forum posts
3 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
ricardobajon
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
The overall cruise can be regarded as average. Positive points : Entertainment : excellent shows, presentations and overall activities throughout the cruise Cabin service : the cabin steward kept very clean all the time. ... Read more
kerogenki
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed on Celebrity. Will make some comments between both lines. This was our second NCL cruise. We chose this cruise for its itinerary as well as joining friends who are NCL regulars. No problems with embarkation/disembarkation. Swells on ... Read more
Donnakbmu
Member Since 2016
1 review
64 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This cruise was scheduled as the Ports of Call were exceptional. This itinerary was allowed us to visit many of the world's most famous historical sights. The ship was well laid out and the food was excellent. We enjoyed the variety of ... Read more
CorazonSarne
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our dining experiences were all good and satisfactory from breakfast to dinner. We tried different restaurants and they were all excellent in food and services. All the waiters and attendants gave excellent services including our ... Read more
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GrandmaHofmann
Member Since 2008
11 reviews
776 forum posts
16 helpful votes
My husband and I sailed on Breakaway on the April 23 cruise to Bermuda. We are experienced cruisers, having sailed some 35 times in Asia, Alaska, the Baltic, all over the Mediterranean, all over the Caribbean, and so on, so we have been ... Read more
juliang
Member Since 2005
14 reviews
138 forum posts
18 helpful votes
It has been a while since I posted a review. After well over 30+ cruises it gets a bit tiresome , but I just did a 7 day cruise from Miami on the Norwegian Escape and the experience deserved the effort. We are diamond plus members on Royal ... Read more
SFritz
Member Since 2017
1 review
We wanted a weekend cruise for a low stress family vacation where it was warm. This was perfect for me, my husband and my mom-in-law. The staff was wonderful to my mother-in-law, who is nearly 88. They made sure she could embark and ... Read more
JRBurwell
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
We wanted to see the new locks of the Panama Canal and get a respite from the cold of the northwest. Our travel agent offered an exceptional value for our cruise. We enjoyed our mid ships mini suite very much and our cabin steward was a ... Read more
Molson04
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We choose the The Haven on the Pearl, a very excellent choice. All of the crew took excellent care of us, from JonJon, Bencar, Budi and Yahira to the friendly staff in the restaurants. They are all great ambassadors for NCL and should ... Read more
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CGMCruisers
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
458 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had been looking for a Panama Canal transit cruise for some time and this cruise seemed like a good fit with the various ports of call and ending in Seattle (it was actually a 17 day cruise not a 14 day). We had sailed on NCL many years ... 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
Jimsmith888
Member Since 2017
1 review
Been on this ship twice, the first time 2 years ago, was pretty nice. We made the mistake of not upgrading our room this time. Room was very small, 2-3 pieces of trim falling off. So small I couldn't even open my suitcase all the way, ... 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
lampadjuster
Member Since 2010
1 review
14 forum posts
Sailed April 2017
We have been wanting to cruise on the Epic since we were on the Jade in 2011 and watched the video presentation of this latest ship in the NCL fleet. Since then, we've looked at many reviews of the ship, and finally we found an itinerary ... Read more
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