Los Angeles to the Southern Caribbean Norwegian Bliss Cruise Reviews

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Panama on a MEGA ship

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Bliss

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dmam
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We used NCL air/hotel arrangements and also transfers with great satisfaction. The Bliss is a very big ship, the biggest of NCL and also very recent, 2017. Very modern and luxurious it offers a lot of outdoor activities, as much for children as for adults. The big-production shows were Broadway's quality. The food in all the restaurants was very good, even at the buffet, with a lot of ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


They got the big things right, but it's the little things

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ackinbj
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Things that were done right: 1. Staff from the top to the bottom were great. Friendly, fun, and helpful 2. Embarkation was smooth as butter. Wouldn't change a thing! 3. Loved the modern (but not ultra-modern) decor. 4. Always felt safe on the ship 5. Stateroom (balcony) was just right. Not too small and the bathroom was excellent. 6. Leaving and returning to ship on ports days ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Best Value Cruise

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SoloistPro
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I personally love all kinds of infrastructure. The Panama Canal has been in my bucket list for quite sometimes. Going for 21 days, coast to coast and through the Panama Canal locks, this is probably the best cruise in my opinion. The price was right. The ports of call were amazing. Since I knew most of the restaurant and bar staff on this ship from my last cruise to Alaska in May, my cruise went ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Studio Stateroom


Who checks the food? Who hires the talent? Why this port?

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dorybook
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Traveled with Norweijan 4 times prior to this cruise. First 2 were amazing! Second 2 did not deliver. This was the 3rd strike. Except for Margaritaville, the food was awful. Cagney's was the worst. Length of time at some sit down restaurants was ridiculous. I had low expectations for the buffet, but they fell short anyway. Dried out proteins. Flavorless everything else. Ran out of foods the first ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


21 Night Panama Canal Cruise booked 7 days before departure

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thiax13
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I booked this trip at the last minute because 1) The Panama Canal was on my list and 2) I had an unexpected long opening in my calendar. First Norwegian cruise for me. Generally lovely ship except for the disappointingly small and only pool for non-Haven guests. Staff were generally very accommodating, curiously though, the entertainment staff and cruise director had an "attitude" I did not ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Better food in school cafeteria's

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zinser
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was a 21 day cruise on the Norwegian Bliss, that was very disappointing. We have cruised a number of other lines before, this was our first on Norwegian. We were excited to go thru the Panama Canal, and the stops were all good, what we expected. Careful with the excursions they provide, a number of them are just shopping stops, that you pay good money for. Our problems were mostly with ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Passing under the Bridge of Americas and just clearing the top of the ship

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barb12345
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wanted to see the new Panama Canal - Crossing was great. I was impressed at the way this large ship could dock in port so easily. The sailing was very smooth and would be a great way for people afraid of getting sea sick to start cruising, as there was very little rocking of the ship at all. The buffet dining set up was very efficient and streamlined and was easy to get to and there ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


21 Nights of Bliss on the Bliss

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Vagabondvoyager
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise for its length and itinerary. Week long cruises are just not long enough for me now that I'm retired and can cruise longer. I cruise solo a lot and NCL usually has the best solo prices, although I do not sail in the solo cabins as I like a balcony. How about some solo balconies NCL? Embarkation: Embarkation went smoothly since I am Platinum Plus. Ship: The Bliss is a ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Not the NCL of years ago-POOR!

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mellow1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Friends were going on this cruise and I wanted to see the Panama Canal. It was a three week cruise and we were looking forward to a memorable trip with friends. The Cabin was nice except for the bed. The Platform bed was very poor. You could feel the woven platform when you laid on the mattress. The steward had to install a bed board and mattress topper before the mattress was tolerable, not ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Norwegian - The RyanAir Of The Seas?

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RobertX2
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We recently returned from a cruise on board the Norwegian Bliss. We had been on Norwegian once before about 9 years ago, and were shocked at how downhill they have gone. We have cruised with many other cruise lines in the last several years and there are some things that Norwegian do to exploit their customers that differ from other cruise lines. I believe these are things somebody considering a ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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