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435 Norwegian Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews
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JLNielsen
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We traveled with a group of friends and this cruise fit the time schedule and location we had decided on. The Getaway is a huge ship, but there were only a few instances that we felt overwhelmed by the numbers. In general, it was easy ... Read more
Randal Stevens
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We have traveled NCL many times, but I was a little disappointed with this ship. It's just too big- way too many people. We usually had breakfast in the Garden Cafe while in port (quick meal so we could get started on the day), and while ... Read more
ppcox
Member Since 2012
1 review
89 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
This was my husband and I's 5th cruise with NCL and we love this cruise line even though there were a few issues. We flew into Copenhagen the morning of the cruise and took the metro from the airport to Norreport than a bus to the pier. ... Read more
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MayzieBird
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
This cruise consisted of myself and my husband (52 years), our 26-year-old son, 24-year-old daughter, and 20-year-old son. This was our 4th trip to Europe, each trip lasting 3 to 4 weeks. We have very reasonable expectations about ... Read more
janecstarkey
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The main reason for choosing this cruise was the itinerary, mainly St. Petersburg and Tallin. While I was very interested in the Scandanavian cities, those I felt I could go to any time. I knew nothing of "big ships" and ... Read more
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mdiptee
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Interested in visiting Baltic region Never went to these places Last 2 experiences with Norwegian were great ones. The Getaway ship was large and equipped. It was clean and warm atmosphere. Cabin was very comfortable. ... Read more
JT Upland
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We planned the 9 day Baltic Sea cruise leaving form Warnemunde, Germany. We did not realize that the cruise actually started a day earlier in Copenhagen. So all f the ship itinerary was based on the Copenhagen passengers. We did not get ... Read more
thedavesta
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I waited till the end of the cruise to file this review as I have never had such a bad experience on a cruise before like I did on this ship. First of all, we were informed a month in advance that our ship would not dock in Stockholm ... Read more
sewhitman131
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Each cruise has its own stories...most goes well, some not so much. Sometimes they are amazing, and sometimes simply OK. This one had some issues. The very first day, we were unable to dock at Warnemunde due to high winds. The approach ... Read more
kmichienzi
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Chosen for the intinerary however missed Berlin, Tallinn and sailing into Stockholm. The ship is too big for the ports. Service was poor, food in the complimentary restaurants was not great. Disembarkation in Warnemunde (when we did ... Read more
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kimjohansen
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
NCL Getaway, 10 day Baltic Capitals cruise, June 2017, Balcony Aft cabin, deck 14. I have taken 15+ cruises on most of the major cruise lines including our last previous cruise on the NCL Spirit. However this was the first cruise on one ... Read more
Mediteranean
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We boarded the ship easily on Monday, June 12th at about 11:30 A.M. I was wondering where all the people were because it was such an easy entrance. We had taken a taxi from our hotel near the airport to the pier which was between ... Read more
Russkyj
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We expected something similar to the Epic and were sorely disappointed. The rooms felt smaller and the layout was not flowing. Surprisingly, everything felt smaller, I am not sure what they were going for in their design. As for service, ... Read more
tjustman
Member Since 2015
1 review
126 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This cruise was unique in that you can embark either in Copenhagen or Warnemuende, Germany (about 2.5 hours from Berlin). Because I was going to spend time in Germany afterwards it seemed to make sense to embark from Germany. I don't ... Read more
dixieagle
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
248 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have long wanted to visit the Baltic, with a particular interest in Russia, and found that the itinerary, timing, and price of this cruise worked well for us. We had originally booked a mini suite, but bid on, and "won" the ... Read more
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Go Go Go!
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We have been on close to 15 cruises and have traveled extensively on land vacations as well. This was our first cruise on NCL. We cruise mostly on Celebrity. We had a wonderful time on the Getaway! We are a family of five and arrived in ... Read more
efernan
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
The ship was great, clean, the staff kind courteous and helpful without exception. Didn't love the food, but I only tried 3 speciality restaurants, so can't speak to the ones I did not try. La Bistro, the french restaurant was the best. ... Read more
emTnesTers
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed the entertainment on board and the Cruise Director Andre did a wonderful job. Our favorite band was Into the Drift and Million Dollar Quartet was the best show at sea. Our 4th cruise on Norwegian we always get ... Read more
Hunwolf
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
1,162 forum post
7 helpful votes
We were on the June 3rd sailing from Copenhagen - 9 night Baltic Capitals. Overall, the cruise was good with the itinerary/ports being the highlight by far. There were some minor issues with the cruise itself which I will touch on here, ... Read more
miaminautigal
Member Since 2008
1 review
68 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We took the Getaway twice in 2016 on a western Caribbean itinerary and loved it both times. Out of Miami on a 7 day you have 4 full port days which most ships only have 3 on a 7 day from S Fla. When it moved to the Baltic in May, we ... Read more
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1cruisemate2000
Member Since 2013
1 review
31 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We arrived a day earlier in Copenhagen to give us time to explore the city and adjust to time difference. We stayed at the Ascot Hotel which was centrally located to the heart of Copenhagen. Hotel was older but nice and clean. Suggest to ... Read more
edenrayne
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
255 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was a crowded ship, too many people for me. Did not feel like this was an "as you wish" (free style) cruise. I did not wish for waiting at all the dining venues that were complementary, or being sent from one to the ... Read more
dbloomfi
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The dinner service was terrible. Almost every time I had already eaten my appetizer before my drinks arrived. 2 and half hours for dinner was too long. Food was nothing spectacular. Just average. I was hoping for more ethnic food ... Read more
Cannonrock
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
My husband and I selected this cruise because of the cities visited. It was our first time taking a cruise and we were a little unsure if the 'cruising' aspect would appeal to us. We were not disappointed - the cruise was all that we hoped ... Read more
Timetogotime
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Overall enjoyed the 9 night Baltic Cruise on Getaway. The ports were all worth seeing with the overnight in St Petersburg the definite highlight. We chose to hire a private local guide for both days for a customised experience and also ... Read more
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