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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Terrible communication, terrible private island transportation

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Eastern

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Debbiecod
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Terrible communication, terrible private island transportation. Overall the Cruise wasn’t bad but The last port visited was the private island which I was looking forward to the most. If you bought a shore excursion you were in luck because you were allowed to get off of the ship in time to enjoy the island. If you did not you were stuck with a late tender appointment, for us it was 1:30 PM. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Family Balcony Stateroom


Bad ship, good stops

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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That1redhead
First Time Cruiser • Age Under 20

Not sure why most reviews give decent stars but bad comments, so I’ll be very honest with mine. This was my first cruise with my boyfriend and his parents, who have gone on a similar route with celebrity. We all agree the ship itself is no good, especially if you don’t have enough money. I travel often, am not picky, and like to make the most of any trip, but this cruise was key enough to make a ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


NCL disappointed me

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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MAbuela
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Just did two prior cruises on Celebrity and MSC, and NCL Breakaway was a dissapointment. Only good thing I can say is that the food was pretty good in most restaurants and that only one night we had great service at the Manhattan with Jay Deniso and Mauriel Often. Aside from that, the service and the wait was unbearable. The Garden Cafe should be serving the food as Celebrity was doing. ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

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poor service and poor food

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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leonettes
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have traveled on NCL several times over the past several years and they have gotten worse and worse. We started paying for higher level cabins but now the food has gotten to the point where it is like eating at golden corral. We were forced to eat in the main dining room the entire cruise because we could not get reservations for any other dining room since they had the Savor closed for ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Family Balcony Stateroom


Time to Get Back on the Seas

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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shesells seashells
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise had been twice booked and twice cancelled due to Covid. We were both vaccinated and double-boosted and decided to try again. The cruise was very decent. The ship was maintained well and clean. All staff and crew wore masks which I appreciated. Most of the cruisers did not. There were supposed to be staggered embarkation times, but something went way wrong. We were severely ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


First Time Cruiser - Seemed Mediocre From Friends

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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kweekly16
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We went on this cruise as a wedding guest. A few things were frustrating according to us and other (long-time) cruisers. Inability to access app prior to leaving port. Reservation issues (duplicating or not going through to the boat's system) on the app. Minimal options for things to do after 11pm. As for food, the buffet was great. I wouldn't recommend ordering anything from the complimentary ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Facts not emotions

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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echodoc
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Premium plus package. Purchase because I like upscale wines. Premium wines are only available in the dining room and it will take an additional 15 minutes to convince staff the wine is included in the package. If they sit the wine on the table they assume you purchase the bottle and it will be placed on your bill. Only cheap bottles of wine is available to purchase by the bottle. Staff would ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Not my best cruise

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Eastern

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Pdrake1234
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Have been blessed to experience 8-10 cruises. This last cruise left alot to be desired, we experienced the following Lack of staff - major dinning room closed through out the cruise, shore exscursion desk very limited on having it open. 30 minute wait at the front desk at all times. Inability to arrive at port on time Constant smell of burning desiel and/or burning trash accompained by ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Nice ship

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Eastern

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craig01020
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Just returned from a 7 day Caribbean cruise on Breakaway, my first time on BA, second on NCL. Our cruise had 3,000 passengers. I was very apprehensive because of the many negative reviews I've read, but overall it was better than I expected. The good: The ship was beautiful and in great shape. It looked brand new. Food in the MDR was good, but not great. Six and Burn the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Saved by the staff - very disappointing cruise.

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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Tricia5
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

All the staff were lovely, and deserved better from the management who have made some awful business decisions. We've cruised with Celebrity and were keen to compare as we have never swerved from Celebrity before. As the say ' One and done'! Never book Norwegian again. And it was a similar price to Celebrity. Embarkation at NOLA was just awful....shouty officials and queues a mile long. 2 and ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


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