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Norwegian New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews

With our Jeep on our off road excursion in Ketchikan
From the top of Mt Roberts, looking North to Mt. Juneau
John Hopkins Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, seen from over 6 miles away.  It's face is over a mile wide and 250 feet tall.  Weather that day was perfect
NCL Encore seen from above (on Mt. Roberts Tram)
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A fantastic return to NCL - NCL Breakaway.

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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metuken
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It was exciting news when NCL announced a return to New York with weekly trips to Bermuda. They mentioned limited capacity, COVID vaccinated crews and passengers, and COVID testing prior to boarding. I was confident of their safe approach regarding COVID, and I could not be more impressed with the process and my cruise experience. The process of booking the cabin the NCL site was business ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


A Well-Organized and Fantastic Cruise

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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LisaMulli68
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We took our last cruise on NCL Escape in August 2019 and absolutely LOVED it. We had planned on sailing on the Encore last year and then...well of course that didn't happen. As soon as we learned that NCL was resuming NYC to Bermuda cruises, we booked a Haven Spa Suite because we wanted to try the Haven and we loved the Thermal Suite on the Escape. Thermal Suite access comes with a Haven Spa ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: The Haven Spa Suite with Balcony


Boarding in NYC for Bermuda

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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jfbbarry
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Uber dropped us off at the ship at 10:15. We walked a short distance to the right to another terminal, to have our Covid testing. We showed our passport, Eurofin email and Bermuda TA paperwork ( strongly suggest to have a hard paper copy). Proceeded to desk to “check in ” with Eurofins. Next step was the testing, no waiting. The technician takes 2 samples then you wait for results. Received ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Talent in every venue on the Breakaway...

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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mbruck
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cruising is back (who-hoo!) and no one should have any hesitation about booking a cruise on the Breakaway. My wife and I (both of us avid cruisers) were on the October 3rd sailing to Bermuda. It looks like NCL solved the boarding logistics issues they had with their prior cruise. Average time from arrival at the pier at 10:07 to boarding the ship, including COVID testing, was 1 hour 40 minutes - ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Spa Mini-Suite with Balcony


Outward Amazing-but the little things...

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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MrBanksnMrSmirhers
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Testing before: a lot! I also wasn’t impressed that I had to pay for additional testing and $150 to Bermuda tourism since this should’ve been, in my eyes, negotiated by Norwegian. I have a multi port trip next year and am ready to cancel—too expensive with this! The process when boarding was simple enough but a LOT of walking for older passengers with no assistance which worried me for them. ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


NIGHTMARE

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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bighoopph
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose Norveign cruise line chose because it appeared to look like fun. Where do I start. To make a long story short. This cruise that I just took was a make -up cruise, pre-Covid. When Covid first appeared on the seen my Norweign cruise salesperson (David), was trying to convince me that Covid was not as bad as the news was making it out to be, I said to him, Bro, are you not watching the news. ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Worst communications and boarding process ever

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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thomlamb
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We purchased an upgrade to the Haven, NCL's exclusive "ship-within-a-ship" experience. The lack of signage at the not-port-terminal that they used for pre-boarding covid testing had no signage directing people how and where to proceed. The pre-cruise email communications that most folks received regarding the Bermuda Travel Authorities requirements didn't arrive until the day prior to departure. ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: The Haven Spa Suite with Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Safe Sailing during COVID!

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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ChocolateSorbet
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise was the perfect relief from a year and a half of social isolation. I wanted a safe way to travel and Norweigian provided that peace of mind. All passengers were required to take three different covid tests with a negative result plus provide proof of vaccination. The staff was masked at all times. The precautions at the buffet were excellent. That "washy washy happy happy" line stays ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


We had a great time!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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metadoc
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I was there to dance every night and eat healthy food. I give it 5 stars for that. I will say that the NCL Escape, its' sister ship, was a little better in that regard. It's H2O Spice was larger and it was great for dancing. Also, their Skyline Bar had a dance floor and it was less claustrophobic than the Social was on the Bliss. On the Bliss, half of the Skyline was taken up with casino ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


My 1st Cruise!

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Bahamas

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Ashleegladysz
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

I went on the cruise with my best friend for spring break. We are both 21 years old. I had the time of my life on this cruise, and I’m looking forward to cruising with Norwegian in the future, but there were a few things that surprised me. We were not permitted on the tender boats to go to great stirrup day due to wind. It was really a bummer to get 1 day in the Bahamas on a 7 day cruise. We were ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


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