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Norwegian Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
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Baltic Sea
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209

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975 Norwegian Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews


rcafguy avatar

rcafguy

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The crew were wonderful. Some remembered us from previous cruises .

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We have sailed with NCL before and feel that they give fair value for the money. They have always treated us with respect, and we find their food and entertainment to our satisfaction. We missed a port in the Azores ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mksantabarbara

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The call to visit St. Petersburg/Russia

My wife and I had the urge to use the ship board credit coupons we had purchased previously before they were due to expire. We would have one more credit coupon left after this cruise, we have decided to let it ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Metsbill

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Baltic cruise -- amazing value

I was previously on the jewel and enjoyed norwegian. I chose this for the itinierary. The itinerary was amazing, i love freestyle dining, U got back from st pete at 9:40 and was still able to have a sit down ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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mikejanl

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Voyage to "Nowhere"

The cruise was chosen for the itinerary despite travel agents caution about NCL quality. The cruise did not visit several stops supposedly due to weather. Whereas three scheduled stops and two substitute locations ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ejtelesis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Getaway Baltic cruise - the good and not so good

Norwegian Getaway / Baltic cruise Oct 2019 very large ship with 4K+ passengers. Many balcony cabins up to deck 14. General comments the not so good... It’s a big ship but it’s hard to find ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sandiablonde38

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Itinerary needs work

We choose this cruise to see areas of Scandinavia it would be difficult to see renting a car and driving around, which we usually do. We had an aft-facing mini-suite on deck 14 that would have been good for two ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Nauti Buoys

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

First time cruising outside of the Caribbean and first time on NCL. This is NOT a one and done but a forever go-to cruise line. Exceptional food, service, cleanliness of the ship, professional staff and there is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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tombli

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A lot of changes but handled fairly well

We were on the Spirit for the Norway/Iceland/Ireland itinerary in late Sept/early Oct. 2019. Due to Hurricane Lorenzo moving up from the Gulf, there were several changes in our itinerary. It resulted in some people ...
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Sail Date September 2019


teng avatar

teng

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

This MIGHT be our last time cruising

We used our cruise next and invited our niece and nephew to come with us. I fixed our itinerary for at least a 1-2 night stay before embarkation. The date to board was on the 11th of October. My wife made ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ajesser13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Honeymoon Trip was just OK-nothing special

Great cruise itinerary, we saw lots of places but would have loved some more time in almost every port. If you choose do do this cruise in fall be prepared for cold and rain, had a few miserable weather days but ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Mercury

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wish we could do it all again!

We travelled in late Sep - Baltic sailing. Despite the fact that temperatures on this later season sailing were quite cool (10 C – 16C), I would say that this is an excellent time to do a Baltic cruise. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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snowball248

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great itinerary

Great itinerary Copenhagen was beautiful and very walkable Embarkation- make sure your cab drops you at the right terminal ( 1 or 2 as stated on your ticket) Getting off at the ports of call is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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louiepie

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Looking forward to Amsterdam and Iceland. Booked >400 days before the sail date. We had 4 fabulous days in London before sailing. We planned private excursions at every port at great expense. Embarkation went ...
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Sail Date September 2019


dloveys avatar

dloveys

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Trip of sea days

I’m sure by now you are aware of the issues that the passengers on the cruise of the Norwegian Spirit endured. I will recount my experience. We saved and saved to do this cruise to Iceland. It was our once in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Vegans rule

8 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Value for money for great price we paid

We got this cruise at a great price which included 4 restaurant upgrades and the drinks package plus taxes and service charges. Embarkation and disembarkation were both excellent, quick and efficient. There was no ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Dianelo

2 Reviews Written

Itinerary great! Actual cruise okay

This cruise was based on itinerary and friends that we travel with had opted in to a package with Norwegian where they received 2 .free deposits for previously putting money down. The itinerary was great and we ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Mandorsatu

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bad weather forces itinerary changes

I have just disembarked from this Norwegian Spirit cruise that started in Southampton on 27th September and was supposed to call at Ijmuiden for Amsterdam then on to Bergen, Flam and Geiranger in Norway before ...
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Sail Date September 2019


John Faris avatar

John Faris

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Some beautiful cities but no bortsch!

We enjoyed the places we visited. Our stateroom was quiet and well serviced. We enjoyed meeting different people at meal times. The staff were invariably friendly and helpful. Provision was made of a meeting room ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Hayley N avatar

Hayley N

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not value for money

We cruise at least once a year and had been with NCL before, albeit a smaller ship last time. Embarking was fine, although we had to wait at the airport for sometime before the transport arrived. Having been with ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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bostonphil

7 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Interesting and Beautiful but Exhausting, Demanding and Expensive

I prefer traveling alone and I sail Norwegian because of the studio cabins. I also have rewards with Norwegian because I have sailed them so many times. I have not had the opportunity to travel abroad since the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


pnelson960 avatar

pnelson960

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

It's a Carnival Scrum

We only booked this because when we were on a Mexican Cruise 2 years ago, we got suckered into their Cruise Next promotion and prepaid $1000. This is a party boat designed for the Caribbean with water slides, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tyneeglen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

These waiters were awesome !

Cabin size was not so bad for two people BUT - there is a sound underneath or on the side of your walls that is like flowing water - loud flowing water like gushing in - and just every night it woke us ...
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Sail Date September 2019


KaetyF avatar

KaetyF

1 Review Written

Our first Cruise

We chose this cruise mostly because we wanted to go and have a taste o Russia without having to get a visa. This itinerary was perfect for it and I'm glad we did it. We were traveling with another couple, and we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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teisen2028

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruising- probably wont do this again.

I was very interested in travelling to the Baltic and Scandinavia. I chose to take a cruise and overall enjoyed myself but found it to be short of my expectations. This ship is huge with approx. 4000 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


LoraJ avatar

LoraJ

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Baltic Cruise

Just got off The Getaway on the Sept 14th 9 day Btic cruise and wanted to give a quick review. I will attempt to add photos later. Going to review specific places and things rather than a day by day. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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