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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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The "I DO" Cruise Congratulations Son!!

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review by chipland

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Nov 2019
  • Destination: the Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

My Sons Girlfriend wanted to Celebrate her 30th B-Day. He agreed to the Cruise - they have done several - but he secretly arranged a wedding propsal on a Cozumel Beach. Of the Cruises i've been on this one was one of the better

1 The ship was quite impressive in size, appeareance, was clean, neat and well maintained Ships graphics really gave you a feeling on leaving on a fantasy ship The ride was smooth

2 Crew was...Awesome..from getting directions, questions on dining or entertainment to anything they gave you 100% attention. Server Maria Ocho seem to be at every event we attended and gave us 5-star service Thumbs Up

3 Entertainment was Amazing didn't see all the shows but Eagle Tribute Band drew big crowd, the Circus A'Le? Show kept your attention and the meal was decent quality - Burning up the Street show was high energy dance with great stage scenes

4 Food was decent quality through out the diners. The specialty restaurants had much better selection and the servers were good

5 I thought the "Freestyle" concept was great Alot of open shows, games, contests things to do with out having a wrist band or deck card like other cruises

--1 Thumbs way way down on our Flight Arrangements We made reservations months in advance - NCL arranged the flights we ended up with a 5am flight and 4 hour layover to get there and going home a 10 hour stay at New Orleans airport with a plane change in Houston Getting Home at 2am - Really killed any good time we had

****Book your own Flights****

-2 Proper Staffing of the Bars during peak hours - Witness some issues with long wait times and whos turn it was to be served created some disgrutal remarks between some guests made it uncomfotable

-3 Hours of Operations on dining outlets could be extended a hour either way It seemed i had to adjust to thier open times

-4 Choice of Venues for Entertainment particually the Eagles Band The Lounge was quite small with limited sitting for the amount of folks that showed up...at all thier performaces - again, witness some confrontations for seating Maybe another bigger venue if the show turn out is that good

-5 The Flight Home!!! All Day in an Airport is not the way to end a Vacation The not so funny thing is that there was over 30 of us heading to PHX - would think the NCL could have got us all a direct flight ****Book Your Own Flights*****

Over All had a good time the Ports were as expected Cozumel and Roatan were very authentic - white sands, blue water, clear skies and beautiful sunsets -good chance ill go again


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Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom

Cabin was decent in good shape, clean. bathroom had adequate room and multi-level shower head was nice wife enjoyed foot rail for leg shaving Patio Door was clean and balcony was cozy. Leonard was spot on with steward duties and quite friendly and pleasant when we met in passing


Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

Beach

Great White Sand Blue Water Son did his proposal to girlfriend

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Beach

Local vendor took us to nice beach escorted us all day

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Costa Maya

Landed with 4 other cruise ships so shops got kinda crowded


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