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Norwegian Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews
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"This cruise fit into an itinerary of already being in the LA area, and it was a great deal for our family of 4. We've been on a couple of Disney cruises, which were our point of reference. We enjoyed the Disney..."Read More
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jimbob22

2-5 Cruises

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Overall I'm impressed with the ship, and amazed by the crew.

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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Toastboy

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it is convenient for us in Arizona to go to the Mexican Riviera. We have been to all of these ports multiple times, so the trip was more about the experience, and getting away than targeting a specific location. It was our first time on one of the LARGE ships, and I was afraid that it would feel crowded. I did not find this to be the case. After a few days, I ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Concierge Villa Suite with Balcony

6 Helpful Votes


We were in a safe bubble

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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travelbug10

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

20 of us from the Houston area sailed on March 8th - our spring break. While we considered cancelling, we made the decision to go forward not knowing that this would be the last sailing for the Joy for a while. It was absolutely amazing how the ship was sanitized. Everyday a new process was implemented. throw pillows were removed from cabins and common area, tables were not set until people sat ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person

5 Helpful Votes


Disappointed

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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Nopenope

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

This was our first and last Norwegian cruise. Not anywhere near as good as Royal Caribbean. Boat was blah-no fun art anywhere, not colorful, small theater with cup holders like a movie theater-no balcony, other entertainment area had folding chairs and no sloped seating. Felt like an auditorium in a school. Only 2 shows instead of one very night. Food was absolutely awful in the main dining ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

4 Helpful Votes


Above and beyond!

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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calaforte

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

My BF and I just got back from our first Norwegian Cruise which was also the last that sailed before Corona Virus stopped cruise lines from continuing their cruises. I just have to say that Norwegian stepped up to the plate to make sure all the passengers on board were always safe from infection. There were extra precautions put in place with sanitation throughout the Joy and instructions for ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


NCL Joy

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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mousy56

10+ Cruises

NCL Joy was a very nice ship. Food in specialty restaurants was wonderful. We tried Cagney’s, le bistro, Q smokehouse, Ocean Blue, and la cucina but main dining Manhattan room was just ok. Don’t eat all day before going to Q smokehouse it was a lot of food. My husband and I did not like the Local. Atmosphere was noisy and poor food. Also too many high top tables. We enjoy O’Sheehans much better. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

12 Helpful Votes


No joy on the Joy

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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jbpcalifornia

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

First cruise with the entire family, including 3 kids, ages 4 and 2. thought this would be a good starter since it was relatively close and we had been on the itinerary before with other cruise lines. Overall, it was a horrific experience with few bright spots: * transfer bus from lax took 2 hours due to staff slowness and multiple stops at lax. note: traffic was light and not an issue. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children

3 Helpful Votes


NCL Joy - Mexican riviera cruise Mar 2020

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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briancj

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

All and all it was an average cruise, wasn’t our best or worst one. Pros Observation deck was one of my favorite places on the ship. They had light snacks (cheese, meat, crackers, fruit) and games to play but what set it apart from other places On the ship were the views and it was quiet. Starbucks, gotta love 2 Starbuck locations on a ship Comedians were excellent and they didn’t make ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite - Connecting Stateroom


Large and busy ship

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Mexican Riviera

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maverdegem

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We didn't choose the cruise,it came as part of a visit to Tenessee.It was a very large ship and very busy as it was half term in some parts of America. There was only one small pool, far too small for the amount of passengers on board,also there's a children's play pool and water slides. This area of the ship was always packed with people, many of whom spent the day drinking alcohol. On ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Beware ! Norwegian Cruise Line

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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key2860

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

BEWARE ! NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE. After 14 cruises over the last 30 years with Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Disney, Carnival, and Norwegian — including 2 European cruises, an Alaskan Cruise, an Atlantic/Bahama Cruise and multiple Caribbean and Mexican cruises — Norwegian is a cruise line that we suggest you AVOID at all costs ! The reasons are many ... and I will list the major ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom

2 Helpful Votes


The Haven is a Haven from the cruise masses!

Review for Norwegian Joy to Mexican Riviera

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TranquilityTravels

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

We booked this cruise last minute (less than 60 days out) as a getaway for the two of us. We wanted to try the Haven on Norwegian as we have heard great things about it and prefer to travel in similar class suites on other cruise lines. The Haven on Norwegian did not disappoint! When booking a Haven class cabin, the embarkation process is sped up by a personal escort past the mass of people trying ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: The Haven Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


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