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Norwegian Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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75 Norwegian Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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George and Marina

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star, Suite 12012, The Deep Freeze

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We took a South America cruise on the Norwegian Star, February 15-29, 2020, from Santiago Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Although our suite was very nice, we found the first night of our cruise the heating ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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terry pattison

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruise was cut short -refund promised, but after 4 months NCL haven't paid it.

This cruise was supposed to visit Athens and Rhodes before going through the Suez Canal. Due to the refurbishment of the ship in Marseilles running over time, NCL cancelled the Mediterranean part of the cruise, and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Saxman1961

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Gem Is a great ship!!! It was a Wonderful All Inclusive Vacation.

This was our best cruise ever. We decided to allow NCL to handle our air and pre and post hotel for this cruise. They truly made this an all-inclusive vacation. We sailed out of Boston and spent a day before and a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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VoiceControl

4 Reviews Written

123 Helpful Votes

MILLENNIAL BACHELOR’S PERSPECTIVE OF EPIC MED CRUISE

NORWEGIAN EPIC REVIEW Some background on me to begin. I’m a 32 year old male bachelor. Norwegian Epic was my 17th cruise overall, and the 2nd that I’ve taken with NCL. Others include 9 with Celebrity, 5 with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jimbo828

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Expensive party cruise with VERY POOR customer service!!

Beware of what you think you are paying for!! Most likely it is NOT SO!! So I chose this cruise being that I had the Forth of July week off from my job. This fit great in to my plans, and I didn't have to rush ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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TxTish

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Haven NOT Heaven

Thought this was going to be a trip of a lifetime! Not so much. The cabin was awesome-as was the butler and steward. Well except for the thermostat. You had to literally reset this every couple of hours. The butler ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Szarekjohn

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nightmarish Beginning but fun despite it all

My wife and I wanted to join my niece and her husband in getting a taste of Europe and experiencing some places we never been to before. Having been on many NCL cruises before and having booked the Butler/Concierge ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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britain22

8 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Transatlantic cruise

This was the first time my wife had been to Europe, so what better way to see lots of places and spend five days as see crossing the Atlantic than sail on the beautiful Norwegian Pearl. We have sailed the Pearl ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Amandacheers21

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Too many people

I went carnival prior to this cruise and was not happy with the services. Staff was not as friendly. There were to many people, you couldn’t getting in pool or hot tub. You had to wait in cafe lines for food due ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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seaaircruise

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Suite vs Haven Experience. The Itinerary is the Highlight of this Cruise!

After 2 amazing days in Rome, my wife and I set out on the NCL Spirit for an 11 day adventure to Greece, Malta and more of Italy. We booked an aft facing penthouse suite with large balcony not only for the space, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MJToole1969

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

50th birthday cruise

I'm platinum on NCL and Carnival. I prefer not to fly so I generally cruise out of NY or Baltimore. I chose this cruise as it was my 50th bday and didn't want to do the usual 7 day cruise to the Bahamas. I took ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cwe0817

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Spectacular Ship!

I have cruised NCL in the past and have always had an amazing time. The newest ship in their fleet was beginning to sail so i wanted to try it out as soon as possible. The Bliss did not disappoint. I had high ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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NARDA JONES

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Life changing, breathtaking

Because of the name NCL Norwegian pride of America. the food was OMG, all the Excursion that I attended were fabulous the luau took my breath away ,pictures for a lifetime great friends great company met a lot of ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Librababy69

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Memories

This was our first time sailing with Norwegian. I did have some concerns leading up to the sailing after having read some of the reviews, but I had nothing to worry about. Embarkation and Disembarkation were ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Maryanne70

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What you need to know

No straws ! Bring your own if you like frozen drinks ! You cannot sip them til it melts Get the iconcierge app. You can communicate with others on board who have the app and give you their special number to add ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Fighter Pilot

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Shore personnel repeatedly were untruthful when asked direct questions!

We chose this cruise, though we usually cruise smaller, higher end ships like Viking Ocean and Oceania’s newer ships because we wanted to take younger grandchildren and their parents to see the glaciers while they ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JohnInHomestead

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Last Minute Getaway For One

Norwegian Getaway, June 17 – 24, 2018 – Miami-Roatan-Belize-Costa Maya-Cozumel I booked this solo voyage literally, 10-days prior to sailing. I watch the NCL website almost daily, so when the price for this ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Sguidry5

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Too crowded and ship too big to get close to glacier

The Norwegian Bliss was way too crowded. 4200 people and two elevator areas made it always a long wait. Every theatre was crowded and you had to reserve a spot or you had to wait to enter. Atrium area was very ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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mahondi

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Miami Port to Panama Canal - overall a great choice.

After my DH initial cruise 40 yrs ago that consisted of me being sick for first 3 days in an inside cabin and DH getting ever sicker on the last 4 days of this honeymoon first time cruise, his position was never ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Dallylama1080

1 Review Written

Very Impressed

We wanted to take a once in a lifetime type family vacation and the Escaoe delivered. We took our 3 kids ages 9,7,5. So many things to do on the ship, we didn’t even get off at two of the ports. Buffet is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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dannijj

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Hazardous materials and chemicals cruise

We choose this cruise as the ship was supposed to have been refurbished in 2016 and we thought it would be like a new ship. After we boarded we found a letter from Norwegian Cruise Line that there were going to be a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Lprose

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Dream

We planned this trip for 2 years as it has always been a bucket list cruise for us. We booked a guaranteed balcony room in order to save on costs. Around 4 months out, we got our room assignment to a balcony on deck ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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donnafel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Specialty restaurants and tour at St. John, New Brunswick - not worth it

Le Bistro and Moderno overcooked their meats and did not offer to replace the meal. I had lamb three times; asked for medium rare and received well done. When I complained to the Moderno manager, she brought the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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tlhhen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic!

From start to finish everything was great! We couldn't have asked for anything better! Everybody on board and off were great! What a great time. Our staff on the Haven deck were the best you could ask for! Anything ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Kessey04

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never Again

We chose this cruise because my friend uses a wheelchair and assumed, after many calls, that the answers she received would be accurate. They were not, so much was not accessible to her. Our handicapped ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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