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Kells3738
Member Since 2014
1 review
33 forum posts
We just returned from the Dec. 20-27 cruise on the Jewel: my wife and I (both 53), and our 20 year old college sophomore daughter and 18 year old high school senior son. These longish, idiosyncratic reviews helped us, so here goes. Just ... Read more
ShoppingGirlsVacation
Member Since 2012
1 review
11 forum posts
Well I am going to briefly recap this 11 day cruise. I was fortunate to attend both of the CC M &G and the follow up with the officers. First I want to thank the Officers for their time and effort to field our questions and concerns. ... Read more
plumberboy
Member Since 2014
1 review
We had a great Christmas cruise on the Norwegian Dawn. My wife, the teacher, and I, the plumber, had inside cabin 8595 while our three adult children (27, 26, 22) shared inside cabin 9095. Both rooms were located mid ship close to the ... Read more
LoriShan
Member Since 2010
1 review
13 forum posts
We sailed on NCL - Pride of America for Christmas. Staff was definitely the best I have ever seen and I have been on 7 other cruises with various cruiselines. The ship itself was old and I knew that before hand and the rooms are definitely ... Read more
sunshine022
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
442 forum posts
We traveled on NCL Getaway Dec 20-27. Was a fantastic Christmas vacation for a family from the cold Midwest!!! A little background... We were a group of 7ppl - ages 5 to 59, I myself am a 34 year old female. This was my 16th cruise, first ... Read more
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Drewcat24
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
Took the NCL Breakaway on a Xmas cruise with wife and kids. Ship is big and it is nice but that is all it has going for it. We have been on RCL, Holland America, Costa, Carnival and NCL. First lets start with the food if you eat in the ... Read more
GGlamour
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
The first impression upon walking through the corridors was the smell of perspiration; then the second is the smell of perspiration in our room. Then the strong smell of perspiration on our pillows. We asked for new ones, and were given ... Read more
fbusch
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
Our family has not been on a cruise in 28 years - that one was arranged by a family member. Positives - staterooms were more spacious than I expected, we had 2 inside staterooms on the 8th floor. Staff very friendly, always said hello or ... Read more
pollyyyz
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
* This is my 4th cruise, 2 with Royal Carribbean and 2 with Norwegian * First time staying in a Studio Cabin, it was a great space for me with lots of storage. If you're claustrophobic you won't like it. If you are a large person you ... Read more
alexthill
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
The cruise was ok, but three main critics of the ship and our experience: 1) Not enough space - It is a huge ship, but the proportion of people to features such as pools, slides, hot tubs, sun deck space, etc... is not good. Way too ... Read more
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Mompugz
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
This was our 4th cruise, second with our children, who range from 13-21.while we had a nice time with family and friends, we were never really impressed by anyone on the shop. We did like the ventiloquist, Kenny Byrd, but he was truly a ... Read more
AtlantaVol
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
299 forum posts
Sailed December 2014
This was our first NCL cruise (16th overall with our favs being Celebrity, RCL and Princess)- we were pleasantly surprised! All 19 of our group had a great time, but I will only speak for my wife and I - the others can write their own ... Read more
Cruisingwith3
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
3 forum posts
Sailed December 2014
First, I would like to explain I am an easy going, very happy indiviiual...especially while on vacation. Nothing can really get me down, what is not to like while on vacation...!! That said, I also am an avid cruiser, once yearly on ... Read more
savvypueblochick
Member Since 2011
9 reviews
1 helpful vote
Not rated Sailed December 2014
Just finished up a 7 day Norwegian Star cruise to the Mexican Riviera... This is my 3rd cruise on the Norwegian Star, my 10th cruise altogether. Embarkation as a suite passenger was fast (less than 30 minutes) however it took 5 hours for ... Read more
Crowboy9
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
First time on Norwegian after a previous cruise with Crystal. No attempts at comparisons here, just an honest review of our experience. Jade chosen for route and schedule and my wife and I were in cabin 11654 , an aft facing cabin. Cabin ... Read more
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love2cruisehowboutu
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
Where do I begin. Our first experiance with the Sky was truely one to remember. We normaly sail in a Balcony (BA class mid ship) but on this cruise the cruising gods were smilling down on us and three days before we sailed we were bumped ... Read more
ursinebernese
Member Since 2014
1 review
I just read 2 conflicting reviews on this cruise and I appreciate a review is only someones opinion so here is another one! In January 2015 we cruised with NCL Getaway (Southampton to New York) and going from their newest ship to the ... Read more
Cruise Fanatic 328
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
We are platinum members with Norwegian. We booked this Western Caribbean cruise for December in May. We arrived in Miami after spending a few days at Disney World in Orlando. Once we checked in our bags for our 12th floor balcony, we ... Read more
fineashes
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed December 2014
The Good: 1. Good itinerary 2. Big window in Balcony Stateroom 3. Good Entertainment ( Cruise Director was great) The OK: 1. The food was bland and always the same. I was on a carnival Liberty before this and couldn't help but ... Read more
cutenekko
Member Since 2014
1 review
Pros: big ship, 3 water slides, 2 rock climbing walls, lots of hot tubs, huge gym, many restaurants, great food and service, excellent entertainment (Blue Man show is a must!), perfect for families with kids (young or teens). Cons: small ... Read more
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Shepperd
Member Since 2014
1 review
I booked this cruise to start a family tradition. My grand daughter (17 months old) had never been on a cruise. I thought departing from New York City would be a good option instead of flying to a port for embarkation. If your looking for ... Read more
nantravls
Member Since 2010
1 review
186 forum posts
Sailed November 2014
25th cruise, 1st NCL, never had a bad cruise, still haven't. We were looking for a very inexpensive holiday cruise and that is what we got. Embarkation was outstanding as was walk off. Plenty of parking at pier although somewhat pricey. ... Read more
alvarezresto
Member Since 2014
1 review
I cruised NCL Breakaway last July and again on 11/2014. THe first went to Bermuda and this one went to the Bahamas. I must say I was totally impressed with the changes made to the menu and entertainment this time around. We were thinking ... Read more
nab
Member Since 2010
1 review
Just returned from 11 days on the Pearl. Had a wonderful time! The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Our cabin steward was wonderful, our room was always spotless. The push button flush mechanisms on the toilets don't work well and ... Read more
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grumpycat6464
Member Since 2013
1 review
My wife, 2 kids, and myself cruised with Norwegian for the first time Thanksgiving week. There were 2 choices for this week, Norwegian and Princess. We opted for Norwegian because of a low-deposit special. Parking: The port was the ... Read more
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