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Norwegian Joy Review

4.0 / 5.0
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282 reviews

Love the Freestyle

Review for Norwegian Joy to the Mexican Riviera
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roch2
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Mar 2020
Cabin: Balcony - Connecting Stateroom

Many options for dining. The buffet was great because it had so many stations to accommodate the massive amount of people and plenty of sitting areas.

Did not like having to make a reservation for the shows. We normally see all the shows when we cruise but having to keep up with making a reservation just took the fun out of it. Although, we did take advantage of the standby line for one show. We understand with so many people that reservations are probably needed. We chose to go back to our cabin and watch a movie most evenings. There were many movies available no extra cost that we had not seen. So that was a good option especially for this trip due to the coronavirus scare and the close encounters with all the people on the ship.

Shore Excursions were nice but we saw many folks who hopped into a cab and took the same excursions at a cheaper rate. The port stops are great for seasoned travelers or someone who does not mind taking the risk on his/her own.

Cabin Review

Balcony - Connecting Stateroom

The shower in bathroom was roomy. Other than that it was a typical ship cabin. Plenty of room for me and my hubby to be cozy.

Port Reviews

Cabo San Lucas

We took a bike cabby and walked around on our own.

Los Angeles

We stayed in LA for 3 nights and pretty much did our own thing before we took the cruise. And, afterwards we flew directly home.

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