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Norwegian Bliss Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1203 reviews

Disappointing New Ship Experience and a Poor Value

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Alaska
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Jul 2018
Cabin: Balcony Stateroom

This review was sent directly to Norwegian as well.

Some background: My 84 year old mother booked this trip for her four children and their spouses (10 of us in total) as a last special family vacation. All but two in the group are over 60, all are retired. My mother has 200 plus days at sea and my wife and I have at least 150 days at sea now with several other cruise lines, so we all pretty much know the ropes and our way around a ship. The new Bliss was supposed to be a huge step up in cruise ships with numerous new amenities and with all the media hype, that is why my mother choose NCL over Princess and was willing to pay thousands of dollars more for the total package. None of us are not hard to please and generally we all just go along with whatever comes our way, but considering what was paid and expected, this was not the best experience or value.

So why did I rate my overall experience as “fair” in response to your survey:

Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom

Cabin BF

Smaller than Carnival and Princess. Closets do not accept standard sized hangers. The beds were extremely uncomfortable.

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