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Norwegian (NCL) Ship Reviews

Norwegian Jewel
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Norwegian Jewel
Ranked #1 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
76% Loved It
  • Pro: Roomy ship with lots of dining and entertainment options
  • Con: Dated decor and faded upholstery
  • Bottom Line: Choose this Jewel-class flagship if you prefer a vessel that's comfy and well-worn but fun.
  • Launched: 2005; Passengers: 2,376
Norwegian Jade
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Norwegian Jade
Ranked #2 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
75% Loved It
  • Offers a truly global experience
  • Perk-infused Courtyard Villas are splurge-worthy
  • Varied dining options from French bistro to diner
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 2,402
Norwegian Pearl
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Norwegian Pearl
Ranked #3 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
75% Loved It
  • Mega-ship amenities like rock climbing and bowling
  • Multiple dining options include steak, French and Asian
  • Cabins range from small insides to huge villas with private hot tubs
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 2,394
Norwegian Getaway
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Norwegian Getaway
Ranked #4 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
73% Loved It
  • Pro: Getaway makes the most of outdoor spaces like the Waterfront with its South Beach vibe.
  • Con: Fees add up for wow-factor experiences, such as upscale restaurants and dinner theater.
  • Bottom Line: Getaway offers an abundance of dining and entertainment options with a Miami flair.
  • Launched: January 2014; Passengers: 4,028
Norwegian Spirit
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Norwegian Spirit
Ranked #5 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
73% Loved It
  • Lively, friendly vibe
  • Ultra-chic Maharini's Lounge & Nightclub
  • Fun water park and club facilities for kids and teens
  • Launched: 1998; Passengers: 2,018
Pride of America
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Pride of America
Ranked #6 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
71% Loved It
  • Get a taste of Hawaii with 7-night cruises
  • Nine free and extra-fee dining venues
  • All-American crew and ship decor
  • Launched: 2005; Passengers: 2,186
Norwegian Gem
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Norwegian Gem
Ranked #7 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
70% Loved It
  • Excellent value for the money
  • 13 restaurants, featuring worldwide cuisine
  • Expansive health club and spa
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 2,394
Norwegian Sun
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Norwegian Sun
Ranked #8 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
69% Loved It
  • Spacious open decks with excellent sports facilities
  • Nifty dining choices include churrascaria
  • Large casino has plenty of tables and slot machines
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 1,936
Norwegian Dawn
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Norwegian Dawn
Ranked #9 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
69% Loved It
  • Underwent a multimillion-dollar refurb in 2011
  • Has family accommodations in most categories
  • Standout spa with rare indoor pool
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 2,340
Norwegian Epic
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Norwegian Epic
Ranked #10 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
68% Loved It
  • Dedicated Studio cabins and lounge for solos
  • Blue Man Group leads outstanding show choices
  • Aqua Park among best pool complexes at sea
  • Launched: June 2010; Passengers: 4,100
Norwegian Star
Norwegian Star
Ranked #11 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
67% Loved It
  • Large ship with plenty of cozy nooks
  • Huge variety of dining options
  • Expanded kids'/teens facilities are great for families
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 2,240
Norwegian Sky
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Norwegian Sky
Ranked #12 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
62% Loved It
  • Ideal for a first cruise or quick getaway
  • Extensive kids program plus parent-supervised activities for toddlers
  • Food and entertainment offer "big ship" value
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 2,004
Norwegian Breakaway
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Norwegian Breakaway
Ranked #13 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
62% Loved It
  • Pro: Exceptional variety of restaurants and entertainment
  • Con: Shore excursions and destination enrichment lacking local flavor
  • Bottom Line: Great, fun, easy-going vibe onboard for all ages
  • Launched: April 2013; Passengers: 4,028
Norwegian Escape
Norwegian Escape
Ranked #14 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Largest waterpark at sea
  • Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant, bar will be onboard
  • Beautiful outdoor promenade -- dubbed The Waterfront
  • Launched: October 2015; Passengers: 4,200
Norwegian Bliss
Norwegian Bliss
Ranked #15 of 15 Norwegian (NCL) Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Launched: Spring 2017; Passengers: 4,200
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Norwegian (NCL) Member Reviews

70% Loved It

This was my 7th cruise with a major cruise line and I have been always satisfied or amazed by all other cruises - until I got my foot on Norwegian ... Read more

by vladdy

This was our first time cruising with NCL. My husband and I have been on several Carnival cruises in the past five years. We booked a last minute ... Read more

by cheryl2013

Coming from Canada, it's hard to complain about a February cruise to the Bahamas. Still, the Norwegian Sky left quite a bit to be desired in terms ... Read more

by MarkCanada

We had another very nice Caribbean Cruise on the NCL Pearl in February. This was about a year from our last cruise on the same ship and even in ... Read more

by pauldixon

Booked the NCL Sky for a quick getaway from Miami. We have been on ship twice before for 15 days in 2000 (Panama Canal) and 11/2013 for a ... Read more

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