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Norwegian Joy Cruise Reviews

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First cruise since the Pandemic started
"We were booked on one of the first cruise from NYC that was canceled when th Pandemic started in March 2019.Over all a very enjoyable cruise as it was only 65% full resulting in lots of open space and virtually no line up for dining...."Read More
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Not impressed by Norwegian Joy

Review for Norwegian Joy to Bermuda

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Docpharm
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

First, I would like to say this is our 4th cruise with Norwegian and third in the last three years. Our last 2 were on the Norwegian Gem. Our first was on the Majesty 22 years ago for our honeymoon to Bermuda. We figured it was time to go back to Bermuda and the Joy was the option that would line up with our available times off. Let me say that we were not impressed with Norwegian this time. ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Joy? Oh boy….

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CruisinJoe12
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We are avid cruisers and have been on MSC, NCL, and RCI. We wanted to go on the Joy because of its New York departure port and because we haven’t been to Bermuda in many years. Getting on the ship was ok, nothing to really complain about it was as efficient as rude people allow it to be. Once on the ship we did what all good cruisers do, we went to the buffet, sat down, got food and tried to ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Not a great vacation

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terrilynn1077
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Left 6 hours late. Had to pay extra charges for drinks those six hours, not our fault. Trip only has two ports and they decided to skip Norfolk. A lot of shows were "sold out" but we showed up any way just in case and got in and there were seats. Staff talked down to us like we were beneath them at the restaurant, at the go carts and on the phone. They kept saying, "Well YOU KNOW that's an extra ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Disappointed and less than impressed

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PCHENG
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This is my second NCL cruise but ninth cruise overall. My first NCL cruise was in 2012, and during the past ten years I have sailed on Carnival, Royal and Princess six times total. I decided to sail the Joy to Bermuda because the ships looks nice on paper, and sailing from NY is convenient from my home base in Philadelphia. Judging by the first three days of this cruise, I should have stayed ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Very nice ship and crew were great!

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Mr and Mrs G1992
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Wanted to go on a family cruise and heard good things about the Joy. The food was better than expected! We didn't make any of the shows because we were enjoying the entertainment pool side (especially the DJ's) and band's throughout the ship! But we we're looking forward to our cabin 10700 which definitely didn't disappoint. Cabin is very spacious with lot's of Closets and plenty of drawers for a ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Bermuda Triangle!

Review for Norwegian Joy to Bermuda

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Nicktarantelli
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was a mixed bag with some weird things mixed in. NYC to Norfolk VA to Bermuda. Weird thing #1. Stop in VA canceled because of some sort of whale thing in VA. I guess it's whale season, and they don't want cruise ships going thru...maybe.... We never got any explanation. Weird thing #2. One of the performers for the main show must have had some sort of accident, because ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great experience overall!

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HurricaneAndrew
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Overall we had a great time! The service was exceptional, the food was the best we have had on cruise in a long time, and the bartenders were awesome. Elements is a must-see show. It was amazing and very engaging. Due to rough seas, they were not able to perform Footloose, which was a disappointment, but totally out of NCL's control. The comedy shows were entertaining and the Beatles ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Ocean Blue and Passengers Dissapoints

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sunkissed13
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We have been waiting to sail again now that the travel restrictions have been lifted. We sailed with our parents and friends to Bermuda for our first time on the Joy. After we departed on a cloudy day we had wonderful weather for the rest of the trip. We found the ship to be very updated and clean considering it sails out of NYC, and a fair mix of passengers. The NCL brand is Free Style Cruising, ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Worst Cruise I’ve Ever Experienced

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Jartrain
2-5 Cruises • Age Under 20

First off, our cruise was canceled, three times. This was a graduation present from my mom and her boyfriend (they got engage on the trip in Bermuda). Our original cruise was scheduled in August of 2020, and we were supposed to go with a friend and his family (who is now in college, so we ended up just going alone as a family). Upon entering the ship, it was clean, the staff was nice, but I became ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Villa Suite with Balcony


Good To Be Back

Review for Norwegian Joy to Bermuda

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angalyse
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

NCL Joy October 22, 2022 Sailing NYC to Bermuda So good to be back to sailing. We would not go until mask requirements were gone. I loved this ship, so much to do and so many venues. The entertainment was non stop every day. Country Band from Nashville in the "Q". Broadway Shows, comedians the best I HAVE EVER HEARD. The staff always on top of everything. The days at sea were filled ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Inside Stateroom


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