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We have cruised many times, including on NCL 3 or 4 times. Even though this cruise had problems due to the weather, that part of the cruise was not in their control, so this has nothing to do with that. The good points were: the ship was very clean and kept that way. There were some nice workers, not many though. Had great on board entertainment. Negatives: Oddly, had several dirty table cloths during our dining experiences at the white table cloth seating's during breakfast. Most of the people who worked on this ship were not very cordial. Normally they are pleasant and full of energy and talkative, about 90% of the workers in all areas in all restaurants and bars seemed very tired, bored, way too serious, always seemed that when we asked for something we were bothering them. The area where they showed movies maybe sat 80 people, but it was a bar, and a tiny screen, was ridiculous. Most of us left the movie because the seating was so poor due to people taking chairs and moving them up front in front of the screen. All the other ships we have ever been on on NCL, RCL and Carnival all had actual theaters to watch movies. Game room only sat about 20 people, with over 4,000 aboard, Too small My son sent us Champagne. When we got to the room it was sitting in the silver container in room temperature water, not ice. We will not go on this ship again, it was way too small , crowded, not enough seating in public areas, stood alot. Just was not a pleasant experience. Food was average, really average. Definitley not the experience we have had on the other NCL ships we have been on.

Not the greatest

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review by dvernocy

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: September 2018
  • Destination: Baltic Sea
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom
We have cruised many times, including on NCL 3 or 4 times. Even though this cruise had problems due to the weather, that part of the cruise was not in their control, so this has nothing to do with that.

The good points were:

the ship was very clean and kept that way.

There were some nice workers, not many though.

Had great on board entertainment.

Negatives:

Oddly, had several dirty table cloths during our dining experiences at the white table cloth seating's during breakfast.

Most of the people who worked on this ship were not very cordial. Normally they are pleasant and full of energy and talkative, about 90% of the workers in all areas in all restaurants and bars seemed very tired, bored, way too serious, always seemed that when we asked for something we were bothering them.

The area where they showed movies maybe sat 80 people, but it was a bar, and a tiny screen, was ridiculous. Most of us left the movie because the seating was so poor due to people taking chairs and moving them up front in front of the screen. All the other ships we have ever been on on NCL, RCL and Carnival all had actual theaters to watch movies.

Game room only sat about 20 people, with over 4,000 aboard, Too small

My son sent us Champagne. When we got to the room it was sitting in the silver container in room temperature water, not ice.

We will not go on this ship again, it was way too small , crowded, not enough seating in public areas, stood alot. Just was not a pleasant experience.

Food was average, really average.

Definitley not the experience we have had on the other NCL ships we have been on.
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Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom
Cabin IA 11627
Cabin was fine, decent size, what we expected. Very clean.
Deck 14 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins