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Miami Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Martini tasting on board the ship
The Sea Lion adventure in Cozumel
Sunset on the Norwegian Breakaway passing east of Cuba
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Beautiful Ship, Great Crew
"We chose this cruise because it was the only cruise that was perfectly aligned with our departure and arrival needs, and the Breakaway is a ship I have wanted to check out! While the majority of this review is..."Read More
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Some good things, some terrible things

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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towert7
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

This is a very bad ship if you don't enjoy the smell of cigarette smoke. Inside the ship, the casino (where smoking is allowed most times) is centrally located with lots of open area to many other decks. The result is it reeks of cigarette smoke all throughout the center of the ship, even if you are not on the casino deck. Outside the ship, they have a special smoking area RIGHT NEXT TO THE ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Fell short of expectations

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vilmer80
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This was the 19th cruise for my wife and I, and out third for NCL. Previously, we sailed on the Escape and Pride of America. As we live in the Central Florida area, we did not fly or stay at a hotel before joining the Breakaway. We sailed with family (all adults) and a family friend, who was new to cruising. I hate to start on a bad note, but embarkation was a mess. It took over an hour to ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Beautiful Ship, Great Crew

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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bobsacamano
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was the only cruise that was perfectly aligned with our departure and arrival needs, and the Breakaway is a ship I have wanted to check out! While the majority of this review is good, there are some negative parts too and I will share it all! I'll break down the review into parts so you can quickly find what you need: EMBARKATION: We arrived in Miami the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Average at best

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Western

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texasdeb001
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I cruised out of Miami to Belize and Costa Maya. The buffet food on this ship was poor. Little selection for non meat eaters, and what vegetables they had were overcooked. Specialty dining portions were ridiculously small. Entertainment was average, although the band on Deck 15 was very good. Service- Staff in general were pleasant. My room steward was overly cheerful, however was not ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Studio Stateroom


High-Highs and Low-Lows

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KeepCruising5524
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

This was a pre-Thanksgiving cruise with family and having been on a numver of cruises before, but never with NCL, I have to say the experience truly gave everyone in our party a mixed bag. Some of the good: - Stateroom Attendant. Her attentiveness throughout the week was top notch quality and top notch customer service. We had several incidents with our room: TV remote stopped working, TV ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony Stateroom


Not as Good as Carnival for Us

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mikenlit20
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

First let me say we love cruising and although we didn't like this Norwegian cruise as much as our experiences with Carnival, we did still enjoy it. We've always cruised on Carnival so yes we're a little partial to them but as I mentioned we love cruising and this one was a free offer from work so we decided to take it to see what another cruise line was like. It's obvious to me after reading many ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Never again

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Brookelyn14196
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My husband and I have traveled on several cruise ships and we went on our first Norwegian Cruise last week (The breakaway). We were looking forward to our vacation but ended up very disappointed. From the first day we experienced terrible customer service. The bartenders we so unfriendly at several of the bars we had visited that we decided to just not go. One of the gentleman even made a ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Nice cruise but won’t do again

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Ashs85
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

The embarkation process to get on the ship was great, very fast and efficient. The disembarkation process was ridiculous and unorganized, some workers would split the main line into lines only to get to a bottle neck where they merged the two back together which took so much longer. We ate at 3 specialty dining locations (cagneys steak, le bistro and teppanyaki), le bistro and teppanyaki were ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Won’t cruise on this cruise line again

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Christineoneal
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my 5th cruise but first time with Norwegian. It was not very enjoyable. The ship was absolutely packed and there was not enough staff to accommodate. Sometimes we had to wait 30 minutes for a drink. The shows that were ‘complimentary’ were all sold out. That’s another thing, on other cruise line’s once you’re on the ship, you’re entitled to all the entertainment and most of the bars ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Worth a read!!!Caribbean Belieze and Costa Maya

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sschnurr
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We thought Norwegian would be a cut above our typical Carnival cruise. We are all over 40, and seasoned travelers. We were sadly disappointed. The food was awful, I mean awful. I mean all of it was either bland, burnt or undercooked in ever place we dined. Carnival has MUCH better food! The only good food was at the Japanese Hibachi restaurant. The bar drinks were watered down and the lines ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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