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New Orleans to the Caribbean Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Caribbean
New Orleans

Traveler rating

Excellent

172

Very Good

110

Average

70

Poor

45

Terrible

24

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,396

Romantic Cruises

421

Entertainment Cruises

234

Senior Cruises

230

First-Time Cruisers

215

421 New Orleans to the Caribbean Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Temeculan avatar

Temeculan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First NCL cruise...

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My wife and I were celebrating our 20th anniversary so we decided we'd try NCL booking the Haven. Well worth it at the price point we got. Service was great...priority embarkation/debarkation was terrific! Made the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


Cocotte9 avatar

Cocotte9

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise to date!

We took this cruise from New Orleans, But we flew in the night before and stayed at the Whitney hotel near Bourbon Street and also a short drive to Julia street cruise ship terminal. The hotel was very expensive ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Miley_mako

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not for couples in their 20-30s

Just to forewarn this is mainly all a negative comment Lol. This ship is the 3rd smallest in the fleet, and built in the 90s. Boarding was not very smooth for us. Royal Caribbean never sent me any emails or a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Punkin44 avatar

Punkin44

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Getaway

We choose this cruise because we had not been to most of the stops nor traveled with Norwegian and wanted to give it a try. Aside from the embarkation which was a NIGHTMARE because we waited in lines for over 3 ...
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Sail Date February 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


Builtwells avatar

Builtwells

12 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Amazing Experience!

I chose this particular cruise because of the convenience and familiarity of the Port of New Orleans. It was a round trip beginning and ending in New Orleans. Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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


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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


PlainRay avatar

PlainRay

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise! Good decision!

We chose this cruise as it fit our time line, and it with NCL; a cruise line we sailed with some time ago (and a few others with other lines in between), and had an equally good time. On a side note, had we based ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Joe M avatar

Joe M

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Left something to be Desired

We originally chose this specific ship because of the affordability of the balcony rooms. Ignoring the negative reviews we went ahead and hit the button as a balcony room was a must for us. Pros: The cabin was as ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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


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Annap0416

1 Review Written

Worst Cruise Ever

The boat itself was beautiful and well kept. However, the service is one of the worst. The staff all seemed new and unfamiliar with the boat. They were not very attentive. The bartenders took forever to get drinks ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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sentrydriver

10 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise on Norwegian Getaway

We are a retired couple in our late fifties with more than a dozen cruises on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Princess and Holland America. This was our second NCL cruise, our other one being a Transatlantic on the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


mfic246 avatar

mfic246

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing Vacation

My wife and I celebrated our 5th anniversary on the Getaway from December 8th - 13th. After reading many of the reviews on here and complaints on the message boards I was skeptical at best. However, the cruise ...
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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


gioannamo avatar

gioannamo

1 Review Written

Getaway “Freestyle”.......kinda do-it-yourself

Boyfriend selected it. My first cruise experience. Embarkation in New Orleans was a big mess......traffic, no signage or representatives to direct folks outside the terminal. Recommend taking a cab or ride share ...
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Sail Date November 2019


JPat1616 avatar

JPat1616

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Yet with Sunset Anniversary Vow Renewal on Deck

We decided to try an extended cruise after many 7 day cruises on Carnival and Norwegian. This 9 day cruise turned out to be perfect for us and was also a perfect experience for our first time cruising firends. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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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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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


mja54 avatar

mja54

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Last time I've ever cruise on Norwegian

I've been on over 30 cruises. Choose the Getaway for my anniversary, 9 day itinerary and sail out of New Orleans. Had my honeymoon on the Jewel out of New Orleans 6 years ago. A couple of things of note - the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


tmlane avatar

tmlane

4 Reviews Written

76 Helpful Votes

River Cruise and a Sea Cruise

Cruise: Carnival Valor, 2019-09-09, from New Orleans Summary: not quite a five star cruise, let's call it four and a half. The good things were great, while the worst were merely mediocre. Us: 60+ retired ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Nuttienurse

1 Review Written

Nothing special

We choose this cruise as a last minute get away. It was very crowded lots of unsupervised children. My husband was in a hot tub but got taken over by children and got mug shots by parents.. he was only adult. The ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Rgs345 avatar

Rgs345

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Would NOT do it again

We chose this cruise because we wanted to sail from New Orleans and we wanted to cruise during our anniversary. We know Carnival has a reputation for loud partiers, but we thought getting a balcony cabin would help ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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YellowUmbrella

1 Review Written

Love Love Love

We LOVED the Triumph. We were one of the last groups before it was dry docked, but the ship was in great condition! Embarking & Disembarking in New Orleans was smooth and quick, no complaints. The staff was super ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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johnandtomny

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise..amazing staff !!

We went with 3 dear close friends on a 5 day from New Orleans. We had an excellent time. Tony our Steward was excellent and took great care of us !! Food outlets and restaurants as well steak house were great, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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