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Norwegian Breakaway Review

4.5 / 5.0
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3650 reviews
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Great itinerary, mediocre logistics

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to the Baltic Sea
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2018
Cabin: The Haven Forward-Facing Penthouse with Balcony

The itinerary was excellent, our concierge and the casino hosts along with out cabin steward were also very excellent. The embarkation process was a joke, very unorganized and almost out of control. The finance department in conjunction with the shore excursion department was very, very disappointing due to a number of situations. We know we weren’t the only guests affected by these mixups and they all took unnecessary efforts over 2-3 days to get them corrected. One employee even told us they haven’t seen anything like this in their six years with the company.

We had one excellent server in the casino area, the rest of them were not over the top that we’ve seen with NCL over the years, they lacked the friendliness and almost acted like they didn’t want to be there.

We aren’t sure if we will go back on this ship ever as it was just too much hassle compared to all of our previous NCL cruises, we were pretty fed up with the situations by the last day and others told us they were actually making more serious statements.

Cabin Review

The Haven Forward-Facing Penthouse with Balcony

Johnito our cabin steward was excellent as was the entire group who serviced us.

Port Reviews


Bus ride in from airport was great, buy the transfer, it is worth it.


Walked on own and were amazed, this was a great stop, save your money here on the excursions, do it on your own.


We did Hop on Hop off on our own, saw Changing of the Guard at the Royal Palace, and hung out in Old Town. This was great, very sufficient, and exceeded our expectations.

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