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Norwegian Getaway Review

4.5 / 5.0
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3010 reviews
8 Awards

It was only an okay cruise

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

I did a back to back and cruised the Baltic capitals and continued with the transatlantic. The cabins are exceedingly small, the food was only OK, and unless you had hours to spend in the restaurant a lot of the meals were eaten at the buffet. The specialty restaurants were a joke. All they were were overpriced OK restaurants. I will say though, the activity hosts were awesome and they made the cruise enjoyable. There were specifically four people, Lester, Vivian, Fernando, and Junior that ensured that we had a fantastic time. I didn’t particularly care for the cruise director and I really wanted to slap him every time he said “I’ll see you when I see you” because he was MIA most of the 28 days I was on the ship. You only saw him if the officers were around, if cameras were around, or if he was selling something. If I were going to cruise again and he was the cruise director I would cancel it. The worst part was having over 4000 people crammed into that space and having the worst numbering system for cabins I have ever seen. I was on the ship for 28 days and never learned the layout.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

It was a little tiny OK cabin with the smallest balcony I have ever seen. I definitely would not recommend paying the extra money for the balcony.

Port Reviews


Absolutely loved Rotterdam!


Got to see the city sites


I didn’t particularly like Southampton but I took the ferry over to the Isle of Wight and that was wonderful

Le Havre

It’s a pretty city

Cobh (Cork)

Got to go to the Blarney Stone. Need I say more?

King's Wharf

It was a pretty nice tour but I wish I had booked it to an actual beach.

Great Stirrup Cay

I love the beach but I couldn’t give it a five because getting there was a nightmare. Two mega ships and two tenders makes for an exceedingly difficult and timely venture


Sitting in the terminal is not my idea of fun

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