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New York (Manhattan) Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
New York (Manhattan)

Traveler rating

Excellent

25

Very Good

17

Average

13

Poor

9

Terrible

7

Cruise type

Family Cruises

2,996

Romantic Cruises

955

Senior Cruises

620

Entertainment Cruises

508

Holiday Cruises

76

76 New York (Manhattan) Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


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FirePolice16NJ

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

NCL Gem - Dec 23 2017 - 11 Day

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Chose this cruise based on where it sailed from, where it sailed to, how long the sailing was, and when it sailed. First time being away from home over the holiday. My family very much enjoyed this sailing. We ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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May20PA

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

We had an amazing vaction on an amazing ship!

We had a wonderful vacation on the 11 Journey cruise from NYC to Miami over Thanksgiving. It was just myself (43 year old mom) and three sons (15, 13 and 10 yr). This was our third Carnival family vacation, but I ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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cruiser3722

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing Holiday Cruise!!!!

We decided to book a Holiday cruise this year for the fist time ever. It was amazing! From the moment we walked onto the ship there were beautiful gingerbread houses and Christmas trees everywhere. It was beautiful! ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Drewcat24

1 Review Written

Would not sail ncl again.

Took the NCL Breakaway on a Xmas cruise with wife and kids. Ship is big and it is nice but that is all it has going for it. We have been on RCL, Holland America, Costa, Carnival and NCL. First lets start with the ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Shepperd

1 Review Written

Not for Those With Cruise Experience

I booked this cruise to start a family tradition. My grand daughter (17 months old) had never been on a cruise. I thought departing from New York City would be a good option instead of flying to a port for ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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nantravls

1 Review Written

Thanksgiving Cruise

25th cruise, 1st NCL, never had a bad cruise, still haven't. We were looking for a very inexpensive holiday cruise and that is what we got. Embarkation was outstanding as was walk off. Plenty of parking at pier ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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alvarezresto

1 Review Written

Wonderful and Very Special Cruise

I cruised NCL Breakaway last July and again on 11/2014. THe first went to Bermuda and this one went to the Bahamas. I must say I was totally impressed with the changes made to the menu and entertainment this time ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Ceylan

1 Review Written

An amazing time was had by all!!!!!

We were on the Thanksgiving cruise. This was the first cruise for my husband, DS (12) and DS (5) and my second Norwegian cruise. I'll start with the negative first. The weather was awful, but that had nothing to do ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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tnilinger

11 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Breakaway

This is a beautiful ship! All the public rooms are wonderful, as was our cabin. Embarkation was a little hectic, as they are trying to get so many people on in a short time...the cruise leaves at 3:00 p.m. But, ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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CUONTHECs1

1 Review Written

Great Family Fun!

What an amazing time we had on the Carnival Splendor (Dec 19 - Dec 27, 2013). I would certainly recommend this ship, its cruise itinerary and time of cruise departure (Christmas) for families. My husband and I ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Suncruiser1325

1 Review Written

Good but not as good as it should be Sail date 12/23

Good The most polite and hardworking staff. This is our 8th cruise, 2nd on NCL, cruised Princess, Royal Caribbean, and Celebrity. They followed up and really listened when we had a problem. Food was good no tough ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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hhawk8

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleasantly Surprised

Hi everyone! So for Christmas 2013 my family had decided to try the NCL Breakaway. We were very hesitant booking this after reading the reviews but all in all we had a great time. A little background information ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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igleroli

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

Christmas cruise on Breakaway

This was our seventh cruise, first time on NCL. We previously sailed on Carnival (once), RCI and Celebrity. embarcation - horrible, never expirienced anything like that, it took us 45 minites and it took 2.5 h for ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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skbale

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Better than expected

There seems to be more and more negative reviews lately. All I can say is they must have all been on a completely different ship or have an agenda that I can't figure out. We had a great vacation in almost every ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Helly99

1 Review Written

Breakaway Christmas Cruise

I would like to start by saying that I have been on several cruises and never written a review for any. I read many reviews about the Breakaway on this website and more bad than good. I was a little nervous going on ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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billh26

1 Review Written

Dec 22--Dec 29

The ship is beautiful and the accommodations were adequate. The staff seemed to be friendly enough. I/we did not get that real customer satisfaction feeling we have had before. Food was OK. No fee restaurants did ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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sai97man

1 Review Written

Long Lines For Tons of Fun

We sailed on the Christmas Cruise to a sold out ship. Literally every cabin in the ship was booked. Embarkation and Debarkation were smooth and easy. But lines for everything else was an issue. The food was amazing! ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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HOKIEMO

1 Review Written

Thanksgiving Cruise on the Breakaway

Pros: (1)Very positive check in experience. Lines moved quickly and we were on board within 30 minutes after arriving at the terminal. (2) Vibe Beach-immediately upon boarding ship went straight to desk to sign up ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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HelenSteady

1 Review Written

No rating

Our One and Only cruise with NCL ever

I had originally seen this cruise advertised last year as a re-positioning cruise from NYC to Vancouver, including the Inside Passage so made a note to keep an eye out for this for 2013. When it was advertised, it ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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trish1c

8 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

The little things do add up

I'm sad to report that I wasn't thrilled with our cruise. We love to cruise and actually booked this trip because it was the 5th anniversary of the night DH proposed on the Gem in Cagneys. Recreating that night ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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Perkystephi

1 Review Written

New Year's Eve Cruise Was AMAZING!

Hello future cruisers who plan on taking a cruise on the Jewel :) I know that a lot of people check out the reviews to give them reasons on to why they SHOULDN'T go on this ship, or is this ship horrible, or to tell ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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ship-disturber

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

9 Fantastic Days on the Gem

Traveling by Air at this time of year can have its challenges. Given the problems with the deicing equipment in Toronto we were glad we left 2 days before our cruise left. We stayed in the Novotel Times Square, ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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sparkledgp

1 Review Written

First Cruise- and Carnival Miracle made us love it!

MY boyfriend and I took our first cruise aboard the Miracle from Christmas Eve to New Years. For the price we booked (booked an obstructed view balcony room but got bumped to a regular balcony) we felt the cru8ise, ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Ereggae

10 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Overall Good but Could be Better

After trying other lines for the past 12 years, we decided to give NCL another try. We had only carry-on luggage so we opted to take the train from New Jersey, then a taxi to the port. We arrived at 10:00 a.m. and ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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big_lar_1

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Norwegian Gem Cruise - Port of Manhatten, Dec. 13th to 22nd

Just getting around to posting my review of the Norwegian Gem cruise from Dec. 13 to 22nd. First, let me state that the overall experience was very positive. Norwegian seems to aim at a younger crowd and the ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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