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So bad we got off half way. We are family with twin girls and chose to cruise through parts of Europe to see as much as possible without having to continually pack/unpack. Do not be fooled by NCL “freestyle” write up, it’s a joke. There is very limited dining pretty much one giant Buffett which is impossible to get a seat. We were even happy to pay extra and use restaurants onboard except they only open at night and are very hard to get into as the staff continually turn people away even when it is half empty through pure laziness and under staffing throughout the ship. The kids playroom lights didn’t work which made it extremely hard to entertain our kids. There is very limited casual seating anywhere which is another reason why the buffet is full all the time. The only way to get any care on board was to forceably and start to rage at the staff before anyone would help and even then the response was pretty much too bad. Some of the stops were cancelled etc due to weather which I have no issue with, that’s just bad luck. Overall the worst experience we have ever had travelling all over the world. I strongly recommend never, ever, ever go with Norwegian Cruises!

So bad we hopped off

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review by Tye38

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: September 2018
  • Destination: Baltic Sea
  • Cabin Type: Family Balcony Stateroom
So bad we got off half way.

We are family with twin girls and chose to cruise through parts of Europe to see as much as possible without having to continually pack/unpack.

Do not be fooled by NCL “freestyle” write up, it’s a joke. There is very limited dining pretty much one giant Buffett which is impossible to get a seat. We were even happy to pay extra and use restaurants onboard except they only open at night and are very hard to get into as the staff continually turn people away even when it is half empty through pure laziness and under staffing throughout the ship.

The kids playroom lights didn’t work which made it extremely hard to entertain our kids. There is very limited casual seating anywhere which is another reason why the buffet is full all the time.

The only way to get any care on board was to forceably and start to rage at the staff before anyone would help and even then the response was pretty much too bad.

Some of the stops were cancelled etc due to weather which I have no issue with, that’s just bad luck.

Overall the worst experience we have ever had travelling all over the world. I strongly recommend never, ever, ever go with Norwegian Cruises!
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