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New York (Manhattan) Norwegian Getaway Cruise Reviews

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OK ship, but bad for cold weather

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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mkesolo
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Itinerary: We were booked on the RC Oasis of the Seas but it was cancelled after a crane fell on the ship, so we booked this transatlantic crossing on NCL's Getaway about three weeks before sailing. With only A WEEK TO GO, we were informed that the 12-day itinerary (which it still shows here on CC) had been modified to a 10-day journey, cutting out two ports, Le Havre and Zeebrugge, and coming ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Family Inside Stateroom


Disaster Cruise

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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unataina
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I booked a mini suite with a balcony for a handicap person. They put us in a crew room, no balcony, horrible smell, noise day and night, very humid and no balcony. My elderly mother almost died of food poisoning, I was charged $1169.32 for hospital bill, for spoiled food she ate, right at their restaurant. Nothing to do in this boat, Cruise director was terrible, not enough seating, not enough ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window

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Great cabin, not a bad cruise, but not the best

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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wildmeridian
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our cabin (standard balcony) was a great layout and very spacious. It was the best thing about the cruise. The ship itself was really designed for a warm weather environment. Unfortunately, our cruise was in the northern latitudes (NY to Southampton) and, due to weather, most of the outside areas were closed. This lead to the ship feeling very crowded. As far as I'm concerned, freestyle ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Disappointing on many counts

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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neddie2000
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The 12 day cruise included ports that we wanted to visit - but NCL shortened it a week before departure to 10 days and cut out the 2 ports that we were interested in!!! Our prearranged hotel and other travel arrangements could not be changed at such a late date forcing us to book elsewhere to fill in the time at very short notice. All food on the ship was served Luke warm instead of hot with ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


You Get What You Pay For....and a little less!

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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actcleath
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Many have already commented on the horrendous way that NCL waited to the last minute to announce a change in itinerary, and a bungled effort to respond to initial complaints. None of these comments is exaggerated, and it is what it is. However, I'd like to say (even though I don't agree with how they handled my compensation (or lack of it), they at least put the two ports I went for (Belgium and ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


12 night transatlantic cruise (I wish)

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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bbsscj
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Around a week before our start date, NCL changed the itinerary by reducing the cruise from 12 to 10 nights and removing La Harve and Zeebrugge. A few days later it changed again adding La Harve and Zeebrugge again but removing the Azores and Portland. So before the cruise started we had to re-arrange travel and could only claims our expenses back after the start of the cruise. Once onboard a ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Disappointed, Unorganized and Indifferent to changing itinerary 2x in 1 wk

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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MRROK
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Transatlantic crossing. My husband and I have sailed many times on NCL (Platinum Members) and thought a transatlantic crossing would be different and exciting. It sure was. Although seas were calm, it was cold and/or raining. No outdoor activities to be had so indoors 95% of the journey. The ship was big and confusing, sectioned off, not flowing like most ships. Some areas were off limits ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


A Getaway from NCL Standards

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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kjstronghold
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

We had booked this cruise two months before the date and were looking forward to the 12-day transatlantic itinerary with a more southerly route from NYC to Ponta Delgada, Azores. I had previously been on the Getaway on its inaugural season in the Caribbean out of Miami so was looking forward to being a returning guest. One week before our departure, NCL decided to let the passengers know that ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom


Making lemonade out of lemons

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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Bunkie2100
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

There is so much to say... First, this was our first cruise as Norwegian Platinum members. We chose this cruise because we like Transatlantic voyages, it was very reasonably priced and it was the only cruise that fit our specific time frame. We live in NYC and love the ability to take a cab directly to the ship. The motivating force was a desperate need to have a vacation after a hard ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Long waits between courses and lukewarm food in Savor and Taste main negatives

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Transatlantic

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GoYouBlues
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

As the title suggests, lukewarm food on Deck 6 was the main letdown. I found the food in the Deck 15 buffet more enjoyable because it was hot. Take note, the powers-that-be who read these reviews. The lukewarm food in Savor and Taste was a regular occurrence. NCL, you need to get the food to the table much more quickly. And why not heat the plates? That would help. Cabin 9196 had a bad odour ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


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