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Oh Willy, No nightly chocolate on the pillow.. "What's that Willy? oh the NCL bird saying CHEAP CHEAP.. kind of indicative of the nickel and dime approach of NCL and many cruise lines.. I'll give the pros and cons.. stsrting with the Cons.. The Atrium .. customer service desk Very difficult to communicate with the desk personnel owing to the fact a movie,a dance class a cooking demo or some other noisy activity was taking place.. A few of the NCL staf complained they went with headaches at the end of the day due to the noise.. The Casino... air quality awful smoking was allowed in some areas not clearly designated.. low ceilings didn't help..also had comp drink card for the Casino charged 2X for drinks.. had to run around to get charges removed.. Food in the cafeteria was so so.. the chicken parm was rubbery for Italian.. night no one offered to refiil your drinks staff didn't seemt too happy Now for the Pros... enjoyed the Headine shows Rock of Ages and Burn the Floor.. Really enjoyed Syd Norma' Pour House.. great band did 70's 80's songs Tim one of the lead singers fantastic!! saw a little bit of Mick and Freddy on stage in Tim Speciality restaurants. Cagney's and Moderno were very good.. Taste and Savour were also very good for breakfast and dinner.. service a bit slow at times but bearable O'Sheehans was a pleasant surprise.. and major improvement compared to the last NCL cruise.. PUB food was excellent and ther service was speedy.. We had been to the Carribean before on Holland America Celebrity& Princess so we stayed on the ship most of the time got off on the the NCL Belize island very clean nice pool lots of shops.. sand is coarser than the HAL private island and apparently the ocean is murkier.. Embarkation at NO was good.. no major wait.. Caught a break on disembarkation all non US citizens went to an express line ...Believe the terminal needs to be upgraded/expanded.. All in all a good trip.. Next time we'll try a different cruise line

Willy Wonka Wouldn't Be Happy

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review by Canuckland 1910

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2019
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony Stateroom
Oh Willy, No nightly chocolate on the pillow.. "What's that Willy? oh the NCL bird saying CHEAP CHEAP.. kind of indicative of the nickel and dime approach of NCL and many cruise lines..

I'll give the pros and cons.. stsrting with the Cons.. The Atrium .. customer service desk Very difficult to communicate with the desk personnel owing to the fact a movie,a dance class a cooking demo or some other noisy activity was taking place.. A few of the NCL staf complained they went with headaches at the end of the day due to the noise..

The Casino... air quality awful smoking was allowed in some areas not clearly designated.. low ceilings didn't help..also had comp drink card for the Casino charged 2X for drinks.. had to run around to get charges removed..

Food in the cafeteria was so so.. the chicken parm was rubbery for Italian.. night no one offered to refiil your drinks staff didn't seemt too happy

Now for the Pros... enjoyed the Headine shows Rock of Ages and Burn the Floor.. Really enjoyed Syd Norma' Pour House.. great band did 70's 80's songs Tim one of the lead singers fantastic!! saw a little bit of Mick and Freddy on stage in Tim

Speciality restaurants. Cagney's and Moderno were very good.. Taste and Savour were also very good for breakfast and dinner.. service a bit slow at times but bearable

O'Sheehans was a pleasant surprise.. and major improvement compared to the last NCL cruise.. PUB food was excellent and ther service was speedy..

We had been to the Carribean before on Holland America Celebrity& Princess so we stayed on the ship most of the time got off on the the NCL Belize island very clean nice pool lots of shops.. sand is coarser than the HAL private island and apparently the ocean is murkier..

Embarkation at NO was good.. no major wait.. Caught a break on disembarkation all non US citizens went to an express line ...Believe the terminal needs to be upgraded/expanded..

All in all a good trip.. Next time we'll try a different cruise line
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Cabin Review

Aft-Facing Balcony Stateroom
Cabin B1 11910
Aft ..problem as on a previous NCL cruise soot fine black particles on the balcony.. Ulysses yes that's his name.. put an inverted bath tub mat down by the balcony door to prevent tracking..Room was good.. smaller than a HAL room Ulysses was outstanading.. service with a smile .. got us better pillows.. Suugestion for all cruiselines.. Why not put an electrical plug near or on the night stand.. I use A CPAP machine and have to run an extension cord aal the way across the floor up to the mirror..
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