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New Orleans to the Caribbean Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Caribbean
New Orleans

Traveler rating

Excellent

82

Very Good

62

Average

47

Poor

27

Terrible

16

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,396

Romantic Cruises

421

Entertainment Cruises

234

Senior Cruises

230

First-Time Cruisers

215

234 New Orleans to the Caribbean Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


Kellilikestocruise avatar

Kellilikestocruise

1 Review Written

Nickel and diming

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We have cruises with Royal Caribbean, but it was 10+ years ago and more recently cruised with Princess. We wanted to try another company because the crowd on the Princess was quite a bit older and even in our mid ...
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Sail Date February 2020


pat24711 avatar

pat24711

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Second time around

Good: Beautiful Ship. Well appointed. Very clean & nice graphics. This was our 20th cruise. Second on Norwegian. Room Steward was great. Bad: First experience was on the Dawn. was not good but, wanted to try ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cessna98f

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Less Than Average Trying to Outdo the Worst?

First the ship,is typical of trying to add more decks and rooms without any more elevators, dining or show room.With 4000 people it could be elbow-to-elbow. Folks were not rude, just TOO MANY! Ship was too long. We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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apeemay0910

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers - and we had a blast!

This was our first time taking a cruise and we had a great time! We got a great deal that included our airfare and free dining package, drink package, internet, excursion credit and a cabin credit. We arrived in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


pat24711 avatar

pat24711

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Second time around

Pricing was very low on this Balcony cabin. We are seasoned cruisers with 20 thus far and had been on the Dawn prior to this and had not had a great experience, so decided to give Norwegian another try. Start with ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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kdmbluerzr

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perfect Winter Getaway!

Chose this cruise for a couple of reasons. Wanted a nice little winter getaway, western Caribbean is always good for that. Had not sailed out of New Orleans yet and wanted to do this. Had not been on the Getaway or ...
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Sail Date January 2020


misslab avatar

misslab

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Week On The Getaway - What's Up With All The Bad Reviews??

Just spent a week on the Getaway, January 26 - February 2. I see others have reviewed this cruise and wonder...were we actually on the same cruise?? We have cruised Princess, Cunard and Avalon (river) prior, first ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Neworleans12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Glory Cruise

We had a great time. I am always trying to maintain a healthy weight. The cruise ship had all the foods that I like eating. I certainly did not want to gain 10 pounds from all the delicious food that was served ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Adrian10529

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

3rd cruise with NCL. They never disappoint!

Me and my girlfriend sailed on the Getaway Jan 12-17 and had an amazing time. This is our third cruise with NCL and we will definitely continue sailing with them. I’m 33, my girlfriend is 23 and we also sailed ...
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Sail Date January 2020


LB Stevie avatar

LB Stevie

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Decent first time cruise

Starting off on a positive note, it is evident the culture on this ship is focused around excellent service. Somewhere between 95-99% of the staff is incredible at their job. The cabin I stayed in seemed very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


royce894 avatar

royce894

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Getaway

So before I start this is my first review I have ever done. This alone should show my dissatisfaction with this cruise line. After being on multiple cruises we decided to book a Norwegian Cruise, as we had not ...
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Sail Date December 2019


dicap99 avatar

dicap99

7 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Many issues with this cruise

Excellent prior experiences with other NCL cruises. We have been on a large number of cruises (30+) with many different cruise lines and this was the worst cruise we have ever been on. We are NCL Platinum and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Suzettepf avatar

Suzettepf

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not the best cruise

Cruised in December 2019- Cozumel, Belize, Honduras, and Costa Maya Arrival-1:45 pm New Orleans port- was dropped off by a friend- after removing luggage from vehicle- a crew was immediately available to take ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Running Grandpa

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great time and we loved Cookie

My bucket list contained cave tubing in Belize and this cruise was perfect for that. This was my third cruise and for my fiancé her first. We flew into New Orleans, spent the day before there and arrived at the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bobjamison97

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Review

Went with another couple, they picked this cruise. Our first cruise, a 7 day western Caribbean. We got a thermal spa access with the balcony, well worth it. Our steward Roberto was the nicest man, anything that ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jvbcruises

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Memorable, fun, great entertainment.

We live in New Orleans- so it was a perfect opportunity to go on a cheap cruise sailing out of our native port. Our group includes one young adult and two seniors. Embarking had a few hiccups for my family- we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Sthrngary

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

20 Cruise in 40 years. This was the BEST!

If you utilize Cruise Critics, you are somewhat obligated to review your cruises as they happen. I would like to follow-through on that commitment. I recently went on the NCL Getaway, November 24, 2019 to December ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Taryn0628 avatar

Taryn0628

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Few Issues But Still a Fun and Relaxing Time!

We departed New Orleans and the embarkation process was HORRIBLE--- not sure if that was NCL's fault or that of the New Orleans Port Authority but it took an unreasonable period of time to go through customs and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Nash232 avatar

Nash232

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Positivity keeps us going

I am 42 my wife is 35 we have 160 cruise days on various lines. 2nd ncl cruise and probably the last although who knows. Some great things were the 2 main shows. I don’t care for the music but they were ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Getreal70094

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great looking ship with very narrow balconies; poor NCL management decisions!

My review of the 9 day inaugural NCL Getaway cruise out of New Orleans: This adventure had a rough start from the beginning. The traffic going into the port terminal was the worst I have ever experienced in New ...
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Sail Date November 2019


oleputrm avatar

oleputrm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not sure we'll do this again!

We chose the November 8, 2019 9 day cruise just my wife and I. We have cruised many times before (many different cruise lines) and understand things don't always go as you expect or would like, but Norwegian should ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Sarie78 avatar

Sarie78

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

40th birthday celebration

This was a first cruise for myself and my friends from college, celebrating turning 40. For the most part it met our expectations. We did have fun, which was important. The ship was nice, but the needs updating. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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HunterBarb

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Simple pleasures on first cruise in years!

This cruise was a whim of a moment, for myself and my friend, no kids. I had called Vacations To Go, and got a very nice price for a balcony cabin, on the 4 night cruise out of New Orleans to Cozumel and back. I ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tiggrkitty

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent cruise!

Excellent service, excellent food, everything was wonderful! Camp Ocean has an awesome staff, our grandson is 9 and did not want to leave. We received a post card delivered to our cabin from the staff saying how ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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colewade

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

The Good • Room Steward service was actually very good. He asked us up front if wanted our rooms serviced once or twice per day. That was the first time I had ever been asked that question. With three people ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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