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Norwegian Joy Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Try not to sweat the small stuff. It's a great ship and itinerary!!
"Just got off the Joy 6/29. Seattle is a cool city! We stayed for a few night pre cruise. Bought the city pass; I recommend! Like many other cruisers have stated, getting on the ship was seamless. We literally..."Read More
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Melli56566

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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Above and beyond!

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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calaforte

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

My BF and I just got back from our first Norwegian Cruise which was also the last that sailed before Corona Virus stopped cruise lines from continuing their cruises. I just have to say that Norwegian stepped up to the plate to make sure all the passengers on board were always safe from infection. There were extra precautions put in place with sanitation throughout the Joy and instructions for ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Great way to see the Panama Canal and a bit of South and Central America.

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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dbebushesldifnhs

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 9th cruise on Norwegian and our 17th cruise overall. This was our first time on the Norwegian Joy. Due to the size of this very large ship, embarkation was a bit frustrating with very long lines, but once we were on the ship, that was almost forgotten. The Norwegian is only a few years old and is beautiful and clean. The ship has a lot of activities including a race car track and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Details. details, details

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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TerryBayma

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Figured it was time to spend a few bucks rather than just leave it to the kid. So with our slight cruise experience via Royal Caribbean cruise, we'll go big and take a long ride. Norwegian couldn't be that much different than RC. We were wrong. Knew something could be amiss when i visited the Garden Cafe for a bite to eat. Why any cruise company would supply about the cheapest hot dogs possible ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Not worth the money-Norwegian Joy

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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Sonyadh

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

This is my 7th cruise. I cruise along with my family twice a year. The embarkation was process on the cruise was a nightmare. It took over 2 hours to board the ship. The food on the ship was adequate. The french specialty restaurant was nice. The productions were also great. The ship was very loud. Priority was given to Haven Guests for everything, while others spent ridiculous periods waiting for ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Absolute Worst Cruise In 20+ cruises taken

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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brianrjenkins

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Absolutely Terrible Cruiseline and Ship. Embarkation: 2.25 hours - Yes you read this correctly - one endless line after the other. On ship: lots of cool stuff but almost impossible to reserve anything (activities, restaraunts, anything) because 5,000 people crammed on the ship! Lines and crowds literally everywhere. NO FUN. Security is terrible - had our and our neighbor’s safe broken ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


NCL has fallen....

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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CruiseAlways1

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Where is the Norwegian I used to love? As a long time NCL customer I had a number of issues with this ship and changes NCL has made. We were given a 50 pictures for 500 dollars deal which is way more expensive than in the past but we also knew we were getting a 30% discount so we thought 350 is not too bad. So after spending 2 hours to pick out the 50 we liked best they told us we could not use ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Average to poor

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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gailsue

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Should have researched more .. horrible experience.... even the elevator crowded all the time. You are like a cow in a cattle call line EVERYWHERE you go....huge line ups. Going off and on excursions same thing..BIG borrible to get on and off boat. We had a four hour wait to board the boat it ..... which was the start of a complete gong show. Everyone was leterally standing around at the LA pier ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Norwegian Joy Mexican Vacation The good ,the bad , and the ugly.

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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Joelocal

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The good: It was a wonderful and festive cruise. We had never been on a Christmas cruise. The ship was decorated to the max. The crew was feeling the atmosphere and it showed in their interaction with the guests. The shows were outstanding. Footloose, Elements, and the Beatles show on the last night should not be missed. We were also treated to a special presentation on Christmas ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


Not a fun time and the food and ship were very subpar!!!

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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thefamilyadept

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

The cruise was very poor, the ship seems old and there is only 1 pool and it was the size of a deck of cards. All that room on the deck and 1 adult pool and one child's pool and both are very small. The entertainment was subpar and the food was void of taste and or had subpar ingredients (had 2 good meals the whole cruise). The rooms are very small and you have way too many people on the ship as ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Aft facing balcony

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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Laccordion

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Cabin 14318 Enjoyed this cabin. Large balcony. Plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the sun and view. Enjoyed the sound of the wake. Like being near a waterfall or creek. Relaxing. Con Occasional soot from the smokestack. Room was clean. Bed comfy. Bathroom pretty roomy. Lots of storage space. The cruise was relaxing. Had the specialty dinging and a drink package. No ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


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