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63 Norwegian USA Cruise Reviews

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Pollyanna Dreamgirl
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
249 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Six of us departed Olympia at 5 a.m. to drive to Seattle, parked our car at Pier 66 (where our ship would return), took a cab to the Amtrak King Street Station, and enjoyed a 4 hours stress-free trip to Vancouver, B.C. We spent the night ... Read more
dollyrox
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2013
We have traveled many time with Norwegian, but due to our most recent experience will think twice about cruising with them again due to what we feel are deceptive billing practices. We rented a car from the west coast of Florida and ... Read more
sweet1sail
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2013
My husband and I cruised the transatlantic inaugural cruise and felt the whole experience was average. The ship is beautiful and decorated very well but fell short on the space for many of the activities. We are older and like quiet ... Read more
Allessio77
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Sun was built in 2001 and dry-docked for remodel in 2011. The ship appears fresh and good looking. It is a smaller ship that holds about 1950 passengers. The cruise was a transitional cruise from LA to Vancouver B.C. We booked a ... Read more
NDawn2012
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2012
Embarked in Quebec City for Canada and Colonial America cruise. Embark procedure unremarkable. Mini Suite Balcony Cabin on Norwegian Dawn was similar in size to balcony cabin on other cruise line ships and not worth extra cost. ... Read more

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Northbay
Member Since 2007
1 review
775 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are a retired couple from Canada, and this is our 25th cruise, having cruised with NCL about 12 times. This was an absolutely amazing fall vacation. We were initially a bit concerned about travelling in October in the Caribbean, and ... Read more
Cruise_More_Often
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
7,034 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It had been three years since we had cruised on a Norwegian ship, and we are so glad we returned to Norwegian! We had originally booked an aft penthouse suite, but two weeks prior to sailing, we received a call for an upsell to one of ... Read more
yvrtravelguy
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Repositioning cruises offer great value for the money. People tend to not like flying one way and rarely does one live out of the city the cruise leaves or arrives from. Got a great deal with a week to go! We live in Vancouver area so we ... Read more
mcmac12
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I had my first cruise with NCL. 2 days to nowhere was a great way to start. Check-in was over an hour but departure was smooth sailing. I was a little scared as it appeared that there was an open casting call for the next filming of Big ... Read more
gheu
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed September 2012
Just came back from a 5 day repositioning cruise on the Norwegian Jewel, from Vancouver to Los Angeles. There were stops in Astoria and San Francisco. Some random observations are as follows: We generally had a very good time and ... Read more
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AWENINAZ
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
636 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2012
This was our 4th NCL cruise having previously sailed on Sky (AK), Pearl (AK), and Epic (Med). I was excited to be back on a Jewel-class ship as the Epic wasn't my favorite. Pre-cruise: I'm including this since we booked an NCL hotel ... Read more
msydpdx
Member Since 2007
13 reviews
823 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2012
This is our 18th cruise with NCL in 4 years and we are at the Platinum level. We recently moved to Florida, so Tampa was the perfect port to leave from. The drive is only 3 hours from our home and it was nice to not fly to a port. On our ... Read more
PDXTraveler
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
31 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is my first review... so pardon me if I get too wordy. My wife & I flew from Portland into Vancouver International Airport on the day the cruise was departing; our flight on Air Canada Jazz was on-time and we cleared customs & ... Read more
Lulubelle45
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
564 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After all the excitement of counting down to my first cruise, I was finally aboard for a fulfilled trip to LA. Traveling with my sister as part of a Zumba fitness group, we decided to leave Victoria on our own by taking the economical ... Read more
Wisconsinites
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
41 forum posts
0 helpful votes
ABOUT US: I've been on three prior cruises, and my husband has been on two. All were NCL cruises, which we like because of the Freestyle dining. Previously we've always cruised with our children but this trip was with my sister and ... Read more

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kjquilts
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
2,157 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We live in Oregon and really need more cruises departing from the west coast. Flew to Vancouver BC via Horizon - Portland to Seattle, then Seattle to Vancouver day of cruise. Very cramped aircraft but it got us there safely. Hung out at ... Read more
AuntDolly
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have cruised on Carnival, Dolphin (went out of business in early 1990s), Celebrity, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean ... Royal Caribbean is SOOOO much better than any of the others. I was not thrilled with my first Norwegian cruise ... Read more
nukester
Member Since 2001
8 reviews
310 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2011
We arrived at the port at 9 am and were gretted by NCL personnel who advised us where to go and drop off our luggage. We were one of the first to board the ship and saw some nice entertaunment prior to our boarding.... The entertainers ... Read more
cruizinwithsisters
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
134 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation at Los Angeles was a nightmare. It took 2 hours to get through check in and on board. I understand the ship had customs problems when it came into the port so everything was delayed.This was our first time on NCL. We have ... Read more
neolithik
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
We were a little cautious about NCL after reading some reviews. It turned out to be pretty much what we had read about. The beds were bad. The mattresses were worn out. Our Stewards did manage to swap mattresses with the overhead bunks ... Read more

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mijim
Member Since 2008
1 review
90 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
We have been on NCL 3 times previously so we knew exactly what to expect. This ship exceeded our expectations. The staff were wonderful, especially our room stewards, Jonathan and Ferdinand. They went above and beyond to make us ... Read more
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grammy sue
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I cruised on the Star from October 2nd-October 8th; a repositioning cruise starting in Vancouver and ending in Los Angeles. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and because of the price. Norwegian markets their ... Read more
rideev
Member Since 2006
1 review
129 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Pre-cruise.. Flew to Seattle and spent 3 nights in Seattle. Great town great time, but this is a cruise review. Used SeaTac car service to get to hotel downtown. Cost was about $40 + tip. This was real late at night and we have found ... Read more
Uniall
Member Since 2008
10 reviews
13,692 forum posts
0 helpful votes
28 Days At Sea - Part 1 - Vancouver to Los Angeles Sept 12 - Sep 24, 2010 We booked four back to back cruises over 28 days at sea on NCL's Pearl. The first leg was for five days from Vancouver, BC to Los Angeles, CA. Our pre ... Read more
Valhala
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2010
I love cruising, so writing this is not something I am enjoying. We arrived early to check in and soon realized that we had been give the wrong information as to where to leave from, the cab ride to Ballentyne Pier was a extra $49.00. ... Read more

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