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bigb112
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I cruise for the first time with NCL after being on Carnival twice previously. The Ship is gorgeous as its pretty new to the sea. The adult pool felt a little small for the size of the ship. The cabins were decent sized. (I had a balcony). ... Read more
chuckandcarol
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise that we had been on, always feeling it was not for us. Anyway on strong recommendation we decided to try a relatively easy cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines. It was myself and wife who went and....... Wow ! From ... Read more
mimmymia
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
23 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The ship is beautiful with so much to do for all ages! Crew members told us that it was a busy week for them, but not as busy as it was in March Spring break. The ship never felt over crowded. A little background on us... DW (42), DH ... Read more
CRUISE ESCAPE
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Overall we had a great relaxing time. We enjoyed the Unlimited Dining Plan, which I believe is no longer sold. Cagneys and Moderno's were our favorites. I learned to ask for little to no pepper on our food since all the meats were ... Read more
shasha143
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Just back from a 7 night stay on the escape. Traveled with a 14yr and 11 yr old.The ports visited were St. Thomas, Tortola and the Bahamas. We arrived very early to the ship. When we arrived a porter told us to leave the bags with him and ... Read more

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cruiser183
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I loved this cruise!! All the food was amazing- be sure to try the crepes in the Garden Cafe from 5:30-9:30 at nights (we had them almost everynight on the boat!). We did not do main dining rooms Entertainment- All singers were very ... Read more
John and Anne
Member Since 2015
8 reviews
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We cruised from New York to the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, St Thomas, St Martin and Tortola) on the 11th April 2016 (10 days) Our first thoughts were that we might get caught up in the New York School Easter Holiday period and have too ... Read more
anthonyg1996
Member Since 2013
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My family and my dads friends went on the ncl star on 4-10-16 it was awesome Embarking and disembarking were a breeze. Arrived at port at 10:30, checked in and sat in the port lounge and was called to go on at 11:30. Getting off was even ... Read more
annagodin24
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
This is my very first cruise critic review so please bear with me here! I'm usually not one to write long and extensive reviews about my cruises, but this one was so eventful (and not in a good way) that I felt obligated to share my ... Read more
NJcruiser77
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
First time on NCL. Have sailed many other lines with my wife (Celebrity, Princess, RCL, Carnival) but this was the first time sailing with the kids (kids 8,10, adults late thirties.) We booked this cruise as it was during our kids ... Read more

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loacat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Overall, our 1st bi-annual multi-generational family cruise was a really awesome trip. Here's my review-in the simplest possible frame of mind: 1) the cabins-midship, 10th floor, 2 inside & 1 balcony staterooms-all BIG for a ... Read more
myogeto
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We planned our trip in the middle of October 2015. Since then I read reviews weekly and was a bit nervous, but honestly, if you are like me and read review after review, please remember that what some people complain about may not mean ... Read more
my2grls98
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
56 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Little background, we were a group of 8, ranging from 78-43, no children, all adults and family. I have sailed the Getaway twice in the past 2 years and one Carnival like 18 years ago. This was our first time on the Escape. WE loved it, ... Read more
Poppy the sailor man
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I have to say it has been a great experience for me as it was my first cruise, Embarking looked daunting as there was such large crowd But they went through them quite quickly, it took me awhile getting my bearings ,And once I got a ... Read more
Ezzica1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was a rebooked cruise as we had to cancel our last cruise due to an accident. I can honestly say that is worth the wait. The ship is big, very big. However, I never felt that I could not get away and find somewhere quiet, even ... Read more

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JennyBH
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We stayed three days (4 nights) in Barcelona prior to starting our cruise and really loved the experience. It meant we had chance to see something of a fantastic city before boarding the ship and had no pressures or worries about getting ... Read more
ground zero
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We have sailed with NCL quite often. We really like there dining options. We arrived at the port about 11.30 and was on board by 12ish.The ship was big and full, but we never felt it was crowded.We purchased the dining package and we went ... Read more
cruisefamily66
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Although the ship was a little outdated (but it going through a dry-dock in May 2016), this cruise was by far one of the best cruises I have been on and this was my 6th (3 on Carnival, 2 on Norwegian, 1 on Royal Caribbean). Really ... Read more
gadawg02
Member Since 2011
1 review
16 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband, my three year old daughter, and I were on the 4/3 sailing of the Norwegian Dawn from New Orleans through the Western Caribbean. We are both teachers in Georgia and this was our school’s Spring Break. We went on our ... Read more
ellietessitore
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Honestly this was the best vacation I have ever taken! The ship in general had a great layout and had A LOT of things to do! There were a lot of teens and I was able to make friends very easily. But if you aren't a teen/don't want to be on ... Read more

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jusiag
Member Since 2012
1 review
26 forum posts
9 helpful votes
So like most of you I read a lot of reviews for the Getaway claiming poor, inattentive service, and at this point I am convinced 90% of those are competing cruise lines trying to sandbag. I am a very picky traveler and have little patience ... Read more
Ldrdawn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Hotel Information: We stayed the night before at the Comfort Inn in Marrero, LA which had free parking for the week when you booked a night. Pretty good deal and decent hotel with great breakfast. Ship Information: First, I ... Read more
guenzo
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
SHIP: Embarkation Very slow and poorly organized. Took over one hour of standing in line to get on the ship. Wait until after 1:30 pm to board. Cabin Inside cabin. Clean. Nice. Good, hard working room stewards. ... Read more
2britsinspain
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We probably took this cruise at the wrong time of year for us as we will explain further on, but certainly learned from the occasion. The trip was at Easter and took in Barcelona (embarkation), Tangier, Canary Islands, Madeira and ... Read more
denisew
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Really enjoyed this cruise other than the weather but this is not the fault of Norwegian Cruise Lines Despite previous reviews, the longest we had to wait for a table to eat in any of the restaurants (having being supplied with a pager) ... Read more

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