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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Not great cruise for guests with limited mobility

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review by Oldfart77

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

Chose this cruise to be with adult extended family over Thanksgiving holiday. Unfortunately there were 1400 children and teens onboard. Some were polite and considerate. Others were raucous and rambunctious. Ship was at full passenger capacity - reportedly 6000. Main dining rooms served bland food in small portions which may explain how NCL is able to offer access without reservations. Specialty restaurants were generally better but with limited availability due to reservations made well in advance. Cabin was great. Service was great. Bars were great. Public areas were loud with limited seating for the over 60 crowd with aging knees. For example, the chairs in the Atrium were very low to the floor. Bar height chairs at some bars lacked foot rests. Active partiers onboard reported having a great time except when sleeping near loud children. Tendering process to shore excursions was fraught with problems. Disembarkation was a nightmare for 400 wheelchair confined guests. Pool was tiny and offered only 7 poolside chairs?!?! I repeat, avid able-bodied partiers had a grand time. Older folks, not so much. Plan ahead, make dinner reservations before embarkation,

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Aft-Facing Balcony Stateroom

Great cabin for mobility limited passengers with all necessary accommodations including space for rollater or wheelchair.

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