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Norwegian Bliss Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Dining table in the Garden Cafe on Deck 16, overlooking the bow of the NCL Bliss.
The Bliss Theater, home to Six as well as other shows on the NCL Bliss.
The 678 atrium on the NCL Bliss, restaurants, clubs, guest services and the casino.
This is what vacation is all about....relaxing!
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"Overall we enjoyed the cruise, but I for one, will never go on a ship this big again as it did not seem prepared to deal with number of people the ship holds.What I didn't like is they try to get you to book online or using their app to avoid long lines on the ship, so I did, but as a Platinum member I was supposed to get 10% off each tour and the only way to get that is to go the Shore Excursions desk, so even though I booked on the app, I still then had to go stand in line to get my 10% off...."Read More
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NCL Exceeded Expectations!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Mexican Riviera

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stoumi
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This Mexican adventure was my first cruise on NCL, my first cruise ever. Expectations were high, but I didn't quite know what to expect, especially with COVID protocols in place and the ship only booked half full. Originally, I was not included to be on this boat with my girlfriend, her son and mom, but as things worked out, I made time off at work and decided to book a room and join them. I ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Oceanview with Large Picture Window

Traveled with children


This ship lived up to its name

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tgilevich
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We weren't sure what to expect due to COVID but Norwegian handled embarkation/testing extremely well in LA. Entertainment was not as robust as on other NCL cruises, presumably because of the pandemic. Capacity was limited to less than 50% - about a 1:1 ratio of staff to passengers! While this made a big difference with our previous experience on the crowded Escape a few years ago, I think the ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Family Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great Return to Cruising

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Mexican Riviera

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LiveToCruise1961
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After having 2 cruises cancelled due to Covid, we were very excited to start cursing again. NCL made the Covid testing process very easy prior to boarding. It was our first time on the Bliss and I can say that it is the best ship I've been on so far. Loved the big observation deck. Cabin had the best shower we've ever had. Staff was great including the servers at the pool (especially Komang, ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Music was too loud after 11.00 pm.

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Mexican Riviera

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gogagoshkin
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

1). Overall is Ok But Music after 11.00 pm with super loud low frequencies, with 95% elderly people is too much to stand. 2).Plus no Internet Or 200 dollars price with super slow speed, and no TV. I actually decided to take the trip to rest after hard work but met the same problem that I sometimes get from my neighbors: too loud music. 3).Room was no vacuumed every day. 4) ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


We had a great time!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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metadoc
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I was there to dance every night and eat healthy food. I give it 5 stars for that. I will say that the NCL Escape, its' sister ship, was a little better in that regard. It's H2O Spice was larger and it was great for dancing. Also, their Skyline Bar had a dance floor and it was less claustrophobic than the Social was on the Bliss. On the Bliss, half of the Skyline was taken up with casino ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


My 1st Cruise!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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Ashleegladysz
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

I went on the cruise with my best friend for spring break. We are both 21 years old. I had the time of my life on this cruise, and I’m looking forward to cruising with Norwegian in the future, but there were a few things that surprised me. We were not permitted on the tender boats to go to great stirrup day due to wind. It was really a bummer to get 1 day in the Bahamas on a 7 day cruise. We were ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Off Bliss on 3/8 Not Good!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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edsbiggbuck
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Got off the Bliss in NYC on Sunday the 15th had CDC Waiting for us to take our Temps as we walked off. NCL was told day 2 that a 2 year old on the 03/01 sailing tested positive, And then EVERYTHING Changed. They did not tell Any One on the ship until the 15th a day After we got off. Their was a family quarantine in their room on our floor (10) until they got off in Nassau. No one could touch ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Not Very Good

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ladaallo
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I want to start off by saying that I recognize that this is a stressful time for everyone including and especially for the travel industry. We cruised from March 8 to March 15. On March 8 when we left, COVID19 was a concern but not to the same extent it was by the end of our cruise. That being said, the service on this ship is terrible from day one.This as my first time with NCL, but I have ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Traveled with children


Great cruise

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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bigkahuna642
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I’m going to start by saying the staff and crew were very friendly and accommodating and personable and very professional. We saw none of the rude unfriendly staff some of the lower star ratings stated. Yes the bliss wasn’t perfect. They do nickle and dime you but if you know that going in you can prepare for it. The food was good. The buffet was repetitive and very very crowded a lot of the time ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: The Haven Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony


Gorgeous ship

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dianneace
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I really love the luxury of not having to fly to go on a cruise, New York is an hour and a half away and I am grateful that NCL has ships sailing from NYC port. The Bliss is a beautiful ship, very very up-to-date in every respect. I feel there is something for everyone onboard, from dining, entertainment, activities etc. Embarkation was crowded BUT organized considering there were 4900 people ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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