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Norwegian Joy Review

4.0 / 5.0
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280 reviews

Just ok

Review for Norwegian Joy to the Mexican Riviera
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
Cabin: Concierge Family Inside

First time on the Norwegian line. We had high hopes since this is a pretty new ship (built in 2017) and then had a major refurbishing in 2019. And while some of those hopes were met, others were not.

We had heard of the Premium Beverage Package that comes with the 5 free offers and so we were looking forward to that. Yes, it was nice, but in all honesty, my husband and I are not big drinkers and so we would have been fine without it.

The food was just ok. The first night's dinner was inedible. Horrible. I ordered the strip steak and it was extremely tough. My husband had scallops as an appitizer. They were the tiny little bay scallops and the plate was kind of a joke that they put in front of him. Needless to say, the food is definitely not up to par with the food we have had on Royal Caribbean and Princess.

Cabin Review

Concierge Family Inside

The cabin was the absolute best part of the cruise. It was very, very nice!

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