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We chose NCL cruise line initially for many reasons: the Getaway ship looked incredible, the unlimited drink package, 9 restaurants, etc..Make sure you get the right type of room that includes the different packages! I have cruised other cruiselines and I was prefer NCL for many reasons. The other guests on the boat were very nice and friendly. The Cruise director was brilliantly funny, he informed us that at least half the boat had the unlimited drink package but you would of never known. When we did a carnival cruise it was awful, everyone was trashed and unpleasant. So another reason why I loved NCL. First recommendation!! Get on cruise early arrive to port by 1015am. Then go straight to customer service on floor 6 and get a VIBE PASS or CABANA!!!! It was incredible!!! Private area with hot tubs. Only 100 guests can get these passes. We got a cabana, they only have 5! So romantic. On cruises you will find it hard to get a chair by the pool so it was nice we always had a place to go hangout. The Cabana was even had a ice cooler and plug. UNLIMITED DRINK SPECIAL- clarification for people who had questions**** on this- We couldn't find a drink that was above $15 dollars.. so it was great because you can get top shelf everything and all beers, only thing you really couldn't get was a bottle of wine, but you could get any and all wine if you didn't order the bottle.. I really liked the drink of the day. You do get charged tax for drinks if the cruise ship is at port. Pepsi products also BTW. Second Recommendation!!! Make reservations for shows and DINNER before you get on the boat!!! It will save you time! You don't have to make reservations but then you have to wait at least 45 mins. Savor, Taste, Tropicana all free were all very delicious and all similar menus, with slight changes everyday. We really liked the Steak and soups. We enjoyed the Tropicana ambiance because of the music and dance floor. And if you get hungry before or after reservations you can attend the buffet at any time. The buffet has different themes each night for dinner! If you love sushi don't miss Asian night. We loved the Noodle Bar also which was free. It is a little hidden and may have a wait but totally worth the food if you love Asian food like dumplings and spicy seafood ramen. We didnt get to experience the ICE bar ran out of time sad about that and we really liked the mojito bar. Third Recommendation!!!! The Shows!!!! We absolutely loved Million Dollar Quartet!! Burn the floor was good but not as amazing as Million Dollar Quartet for people who love broadway, music, elvis and johnny cash. We did attend the show that you had to pay for Cirque de Steam. It was interesting not our favorite and the food was really good. We liked howl at the moon piano bar show and we liked the comedians also. Fourth Recommendations!!! We loved going to events where the cruise director was! Like Deal or no deal and Battle of the sexes!! SO much fun! Different activities happen every hour all over the cruise!!! We were celebrating an anniversary and when we got to our room there was a bottle of champagne. Checkin into the cruise was quick and very easy. 5th Recommendation!!!! DONT Get Room 11629!!! We were underneath the kids club or something and we heard running all day and night. We loved our room but save yourself book away from kids club. Cruise was very family friend or Romantic whatever you wanted. I would do it again and again.

Loved this cruise, we did not want to leave!!

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review by ccruise5251

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: April 2018
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom
We chose NCL cruise line initially for many reasons: the Getaway ship looked incredible, the unlimited drink package, 9 restaurants, etc..Make sure you get the right type of room that includes the different packages! I have cruised other cruiselines and I was prefer NCL for many reasons. The other guests on the boat were very nice and friendly. The Cruise director was brilliantly funny, he informed us that at least half the boat had the unlimited drink package but you would of never known. When we did a carnival cruise it was awful, everyone was trashed and unpleasant. So another reason why I loved NCL.

First recommendation!! Get on cruise early arrive to port by 1015am. Then go straight to customer service on floor 6 and get a VIBE PASS or CABANA!!!! It was incredible!!! Private area with hot tubs. Only 100 guests can get these passes. We got a cabana, they only have 5! So romantic. On cruises you will find it hard to get a chair by the pool so it was nice we always had a place to go hangout. The Cabana was even had a ice cooler and plug.

UNLIMITED DRINK SPECIAL- clarification for people who had questions**** on this- We couldn't find a drink that was above $15 dollars.. so it was great because you can get top shelf everything and all beers, only thing you really couldn't get was a bottle of wine, but you could get any and all wine if you didn't order the bottle.. I really liked the drink of the day. You do get charged tax for drinks if the cruise ship is at port. Pepsi products also BTW.

Second Recommendation!!! Make reservations for shows and DINNER before you get on the boat!!! It will save you time! You don't have to make reservations but then you have to wait at least 45 mins. Savor, Taste, Tropicana all free were all very delicious and all similar menus, with slight changes everyday. We really liked the Steak and soups. We enjoyed the Tropicana ambiance because of the music and dance floor. And if you get hungry before or after reservations you can attend the buffet at any time. The buffet has different themes each night for dinner! If you love sushi don't miss Asian night. We loved the Noodle Bar also which was free. It is a little hidden and may have a wait but totally worth the food if you love Asian food like dumplings and spicy seafood ramen. We didnt get to experience the ICE bar ran out of time sad about that and we really liked the mojito bar.

Third Recommendation!!!! The Shows!!!! We absolutely loved Million Dollar Quartet!! Burn the floor was good but not as amazing as Million Dollar Quartet for people who love broadway, music, elvis and johnny cash. We did attend the show that you had to pay for Cirque de Steam. It was interesting not our favorite and the food was really good. We liked howl at the moon piano bar show and we liked the comedians also.

Fourth Recommendations!!! We loved going to events where the cruise director was! Like Deal or no deal and Battle of the sexes!! SO much fun! Different activities happen every hour all over the cruise!!!

We were celebrating an anniversary and when we got to our room there was a bottle of champagne. Checkin into the cruise was quick and very easy.

5th Recommendation!!!! DONT Get Room 11629!!! We were underneath the kids club or something and we heard running all day and night. We loved our room but save yourself book away from kids club.

Cruise was very family friend or Romantic whatever you wanted. I would do it again and again.
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Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom
Cabin IA 11629
Nice size room! Always was clean and cleaned. We had a king size bed. Kids club was above, we heard running stomps all day and night. I don't recommend this area. But we did like the room!
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