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Plenty of fun! Too much noise, ship needs more color.

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - All

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RocketSci73

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Vacation review & journal Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship, Feb29-Mar07, 2020 Western Caribbean itinerary sailing from Port Canaveral: Falmouth, Grand Cayman, Cozumel Walt Disney World, Mar07-Mar10 (2 full days) review by screen-name RocketSci73, Huntsville, AL male, solo traveler, age 46, 14th cruise, 12th with Norwegian Summary review: Dark, drab, noisy, & depressing ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Studio Stateroom

11 Helpful Votes


The Banging Nightmare!

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - All

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Jarretl

6-10 Cruises

Age 20s

Firstly I’d like to say I’ve been on other Norwegian Cruise Line ships and they have been great but this cruise was an unmitigated disaster and it’s really sad because I was on the Getaway the sister ship of the Breakaway recently and it was an AMAZING experience. Now onto the 11 day nightmare cruise so it all started pretty much night 1 when I though I heard banging and what sounded like ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Studio Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


3rd time with NCL

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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happilymarried1

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

My hubby and I decided to do the NCL Breakaway for our 10-year anniversary. We have done two other NCL ships in the past, this was the best yet! Cabin: We got upgraded into a handicap accessible room for some odd reason and were we’re shocked when we walked in and saw the size of the cabin. It was HUGE! We had a nice balcony and enough space to even have a lounger on the patio next to the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

8 Helpful Votes


Not worth it, poor disembarkation lot of time wasted

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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ReyReyRey

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I have been on few cruises with RCL, Carnival before, and this is my first time with NCL, the experience with NCL is the lowest I must say. Highlights: - Smooth Embarkation - Great service by most Restaurant staff - Clean Ship Lowlights: - Poor quality of buffet at Garden Cafe and low quality food at some restaurants similar to those at University canteens but with more ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


My poor expierence of NCL

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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chelseasmith

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

I will never go on a NCL ever again after the experience my boyfriend and I had. We did get a good price because we booked it two weeks before our sail date. However, it was not worth what we paid. One of the only things we enjoyed was seeing the stand-up comedians and a comedic magician in the Breakaway Theater. They were both very talented and amusing. As for the things we did not like...when we ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

6 Helpful Votes


1st time cruise and probably last thanks to Norwegian

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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WalterRiddle

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

1st time cruise Waited in extreme long lines to tender off and on the ship,Over 2 hours each way. I feel we should have been compensated because lf lack of enough tenders to get us off the Ship. Leaving us with little time in each port It was my understanding with the price we paid we would get Steak and lobster .. The lobster was a additional charge /same for crab legs. Most ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Worst cruise we've ever been on!

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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NNunez12

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Due to having to use tenders, one port was canceled. At the other two, it took hours to re-board. The cruise director did a TERRIBLE job of communicating in Cozumel. Yes, there were a lot of ships which I understand makes it more congested. However, they refused to communicate over the loudspeakers as to how we were to disembark on the tenders, leading to mass confusion. It took us 4 hours to get ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window

4 Helpful Votes


First Time Cruisers

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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SonjaListon

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

My parents took us on this cruise as a way to introduce us to one of their favorite past times. While it wasn’t flawless, it was incredible and we cannot wait to cruise again! HIGHLIGHTS: staff, beautiful ship, fun atmosphere, cabin LOWLIGHTS: leaving :( The first two days of the trip were rough seas. The ship’s staff did everything they could to help make us comfortable. 4/5 of us did ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Breakaway was ok

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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mj cruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We have been on 16 cruises. We have traveled with NCL, Carnival and Royal Caribbean. We almost always sail the newer ships but decided to sail breakaway because we wanted to sail out of Orlando. We were a group of 14 from 70’s -young kids. Positives: Teppanyaki, less people, buffet, piano bar, karaoke, getting on and off the ship was great super fast , osheehans Negatives: kids club, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children

4 Helpful Votes


Some Improvements Some Not So Much

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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jjhansen458

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise mostly due to it's economical price. But, also it fit into our schedule and after 2 cruises on another line we thought we would give Norwegian another try. We really liked Port Canaveral. It had good baggage service, the signage was easy to follow, and the Customer service reps were friendly and helpful. The Boarding process went smoothly as well. Once we found where ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


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