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Norwegian Bahamas Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Ship
Bahamas
Departure Port

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Excellent

1,614

Very Good

1,093

Average

750

Poor

582

Terrible

394

Cruise type

4,493 Norwegian Bahamas Cruise Reviews


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hsmcruise

20 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Nervous cruiser in midst of covid 19

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Embarkation- was the worst experience out of my 27 cruises. Since the cruise was departing at 4 we were advised to get there 2 hours before departure. We arrived around 1 pm and the lines were around the outside ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ladaallo

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not Very Good

I want to start off by saying that I recognize that this is a stressful time for everyone including and especially for the travel industry. We cruised from March 8 to March 15. On March 8 when we left, COVID19 was ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Ckutch

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worst experience of 3 with NCL

Negatives: Spring break cruise, my MISTAKE. Screaming, drinking, banging on doors in the middle of the night, singing " coronavirus in the hallways" at 3am. Watched a couple of spring breakers who coughed ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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metadoc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We had a great time!

I was there to dance every night and eat healthy food. I give it 5 stars for that. I will say that the NCL Escape, its' sister ship, was a little better in that regard. It's H2O Spice was larger and it was great for ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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edsbiggbuck

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Off Bliss on 3/8 Not Good!

Got off the Bliss in NYC on Sunday the 15th had CDC Waiting for us to take our Temps as we walked off. NCL was told day 2 that a 2 year old on the 03/01 sailing tested positive, And then EVERYTHING Changed. They ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Best Life

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice ship for a Bahamas weekend

This was our 39 th cruise, 8th NCL, 6 th Haven. I read the reviews before booking and didn’t have high expectations however I did expect more being in the Haven. Let me start by saying when arriving at the port ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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bigkahuna642

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

I’m going to start by saying the staff and crew were very friendly and accommodating and personable and very professional. We saw none of the rude unfriendly staff some of the lower star ratings stated. Yes the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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JTB5705

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

New Year's Trip not as Happy as we would have liked

The ship itself is fine. The issue is customer service, select ignorant cruisers and entertainment which badly needs a new life. Norwegian has so much potential but often does not live up to it. Their ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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KruzinKiwi

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best mass-market cruise experience

- Summary: we have cruised a number of lines (Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Celebrity, Holland America, Oceania.) This was our first cruise on NCL and was the best experience we have had on a mass-market ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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dianneace

2 Reviews Written

Gorgeous ship

I really love the luxury of not having to fly to go on a cruise, New York is an hour and a half away and I am grateful that NCL has ships sailing from NYC port. The Bliss is a beautiful ship, very very up-to-date ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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kellylpn

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Terrible Service

I have never complained about NCL before as it has always been my favorite cruise line. After this cruise forget it. There were many people with the same complaints too. The svc was absolutely the worst that I have ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ashley8053

1 Review Written

Bliss Ended My Love of Cruising

I've been on a ton of cruises in my life, but this was my first NCL experience (Feb. 23 out of NYC.) Due to the hype of the Bliss, I had high expectations - perhaps that was my problem, but honestly, shouldn't they ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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broadwaybaby123

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed

I was extremely disappointed with my cruise. It was my first with my seven year old niece and my 20th overall. Your preferences may be different than mine and that's ok. I will talk about both the good and the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mbleacher

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Mostly a hit, very few misses

The ship felt brand new. The carpet was in great shape, no wear showing anywhere noticeable. We were in cabin 10153 which was wheelchair accessible. It had enough room for 4 guests and my wheelchair/scooter. Our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mad5186

1 Review Written

Not one Towel animal all week

Embarking was a breeze they had it all together but disembarking was a HOT MESS one of the links wasnt working so everyone had to pour out of 1 door. The boat is new and clean - the observation room is AWESOME ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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bruce48

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Time

We were on the Bliss last week 3-24/3-1 to the Bahamas from NYC. This is our 9th cruise with ncl. Also cruised with Royal and Carnival. We live up in the Hudson Valley NY and had a kid drive us to the terminal ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cementhands

10 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Blissfull experience

We chose the bliss out of New York City as a vacation from winter in New England. Excellent activities staff. Daily Zumba type class each morning with different staff members. Nights of dancing at sugar cane mojitos ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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klp7301

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceptional customer service

My two daughters, age 5 and 8, and I sailed on the Norwegian Sky departing Miami on January 24, 2020. My husband had a work commitment at home, so encouraged us to take a mom's getaway trip. From the moment that ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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anneluise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Underwhelmed and over priced

My family and I were on the 5-day Caribbean cruise to Key West, Nassau, Great Stirrup Cay and Grand Bahamas travelling on the Norwegian Sky. We returned on January 29 of this year. I just wanted to share some of our ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Dolce1989

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Where do I Start...

I was in 4219, the ocean view stateroom was fairly nice, minus the stained orange rather then grey carpet and broken chips on the sink area of what looked like someone tried carving into it with a sharp object, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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PJ2911

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good price, average cruise

Received quite a good deal when booking from the UK with less than 3 weeks to go. Online booking process very easy and straightforward. Having cruised with Celebrity in the past, who we love, we were looking forward ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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fsnycruisereview

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great getaway for Northerners

This is our 2nd NCL cruise and have been greatly satisfied with both cruises. Was looking to visit Key West on our own but when we saw this cruise went there, we booked this. The value for this trip is amazing. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Kimm14

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Time on a Budget Cruise!

This was my first ever cruise. I read a ton of reviews leading up to the sail date so I figured I would contribute as well, because I found them helpful! After reading the reviews, and knowing what we paid, I ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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silcri

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Will not sail with them again

Just got back from a 5 day cruise. I have to say I will never go with this cruise line again. The food was absolutely horrible and service was beyond bad. We had a "penthouse" if you want to call it this that was ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Cat199

1 Review Written

First Cruise Experience

With this being my first cruise and nothing to compare it to, my review will be completely unbiased. We had a hull balcony room on deck 8, front of ship. You can feel alot here, book mid ship if you can. Our room ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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