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Norwegian Breakaway Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Love the Breakaway

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to the Eastern Mediterranean
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Ilovemycavalier
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jan 2015
Cabin: Large Balcony Stateroom

This is the second time we took the Breakaway, same cabin, same itinerary as last January. I love the larger balcony because we use it a lot. Last year they had one lounger, two chairs, and a small table, but this year was even better: two loungers, two chairs, and a large table, so we were able to eat breakfast on the balcony whenever the weather permitted, and I was able to do my yoga on one of the loungers folded flat. Perfect! The cabin was more than adequate and we had a really nice cabin steward, Jay R, from the Philippines. We ate dinner in the Manhattan dining room every night except the night we were in Puerto Rico. The menu was hit or miss, but some off the fish dishes were wonderful, and the soups were always good. We liked all of our servers, but Sophia, Lordes, and Melroy really stood out and made our dining experience very pleasant. There's always enough chairs on deck and the DJ was particularly good. We don't go to the shows, but since they featured a tribute to the Rat Pack one night, the music of my parents' era, I thought I'd give it a go. The performers were very good, but unfortunately threw in a gay joke and a limp wristed affectation for no apparent reason, which spoiled the whole experience for me. However, when I mentioned it to Julie, the Cruise Director, and told her it was no more acceptable than a black joke, or a Jewish joke, or a Polish joke, she immediately called my cabin and apologized profusely and said she would address it with the entertainers.

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Large Balcony Stateroom

Cabin B6

Love, love, love the large balcony. I would never be happy with the small balconies on the rest of the ship.

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