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Norwegian Bliss Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Bliss
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99

Average

99

Poor

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99 Norwegian Bliss Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


dianneace avatar

dianneace

2 Reviews Written

Gorgeous ship

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I really love the luxury of not having to fly to go on a cruise, New York is an hour and a half away and I am grateful that NCL has ships sailing from NYC port. The Bliss is a beautiful ship, very very up-to-date ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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DylanTheCruiser

1 Review Written

Great ship & dining. Missed stop and ship rocking just small inconveniences.

Boarding began rough, with a long line caused by equipment malfunction in the port of Manhattan, NYC. By the time we got in, it was nearly 4 PM, an hour after the listed sailaway time. The ship only left port at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ptl120cjk

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Haven is Heavenly

I have to open this review with the caveat that we stayed in the Haven. Haven passengers have a completely different experience than those not in the Haven. If you take anything from this review, know that I would ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Bucky6478

2 Reviews Written

Relatively positive experience, but not entirely Blissful

Overall, had an enjoyable experience on the NCL Bliss on an 8 day voyage over Christmas 2019.  The Bliss is modern and clean, with plenty of activities and entertainment, and dining/drinking options and quality are ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Crystalwill36

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing time with family on a great ship

The Bliss is an amazing ship. Lots to do with kids and adults. The pools are very close together and always very busy. There are many options for dinning for every meal of the day, even in the middle of the night. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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partcruise

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Vacay

Excellent cruise! We were on a family vacation and there was 15 of us. From babies to great grandma on the trip we had a large range in ages. Embarkation was fairly easy considering the size of the ship and # of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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marlina5784

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruising with Toddlers? Then this ones for you!

We recently took the 7 night Mexican Riviera cruise on the Norwegian Bliss with our 3 year old son. We have cruised with him before (Disney in 2017 to the Bahamas) and wanted to try another cruise line this time ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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laustin21

1 Review Written

Download App prior to boarding the Ship. Kids club not worth it.

Remember to download the App prior to boarding. A lot of people in our party weren't able to download the App once the ship set sail even when we came to ports. It was difficult for our kids and cousins to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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radhey

1 Review Written

Great ship, but had issues related to food and medical center...

The ship is great, balcony cabin was excellent and had lot of fun time. For majority scenario where a person who doesn't have dietary restrictions and didn't have to go to medical center, I would have given 4.5 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Catdoctor

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise

First cruise. Enjoyable. Food was good. Would rate Le Bistro as best, Teppanyaki was the most fun. Ocean Blue was good, but Le Bistro and Cagney's were better for us. First night ate at Manhattan room - did not go ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ivylewis

1 Review Written

Had a blissful vacation on the Bliss!!

We were a group of 10 - 6 of us were 50-60 years old and 4 of us were 15-20 years old. We had a WONDERFUL time on the Bliss. I've taken 20+ cruises, though this was my first time on a Norwegian ship - the Bliss is ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Edurso

1 Review Written

Nice new boat!

The Bliss was very clean and you can tell it’s a newer ship. The Haven is amazing, great customer service, private restaurant was yummy, bar tenders always attentive, concierge always willing to help. Penthouse ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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kmbq

1 Review Written

Great ship to see Alaska

ship is only two years old. very clean and modern. 3 main dining rooms all had same menus, so you had your choice for dining. dinner menu could of been more selective. so called nightly specials not up to par ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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rculy19

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship

The Bliss is a beautiful vessel... without a doubt! Everything looked beautiful and for the most part the staff was good. The cruise director Roberto was fabulous. The entertainment was top notch, really ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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The_Rabbi

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, but prefer Celebrity.

I chose this Alaskan Itinerary because it was one of the few that went to Glacier Bay and I wanted my kids to see it over the other options. Here were some of my answers to the NCL survey they just sent to me. 1. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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DisneyGirl236

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise

My family of 4 had a great experience with NCL on our recent trip to Alaska. We traveled with my parents who are experienced cruisers on different lines (RCCL, Princess, and Disney) we have only sailed with Disney. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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sjackpjack

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Probably way too much information

Excuse the length of this but wanted to include everything I could remember and also some pre and post trip information. I traveled with my husband, 3 kids (12,16,19) and elderly parents (mid 70’s). This was our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Inluvwithcruising

1 Review Written

More ports please

Chose this ship bec ots the biggest n newest ship for alaska Chose alaska bec theres no scenic beauty ss stupendous.. Embarkation waa suchhh a long tedious process with extended paper works - we could not book ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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mj_ewing

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Alaska!

We had an excellent cruise on Norwegian Bliss. We were lucky enough to stay in a Haven Suite and were spoiled rotten. Most everything went smoothly from getting on the ship (ten minutes from the curb to the ship's ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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mizden116

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Review of Norwegian Bliss Alaska Cruise

We traveled on the Norwegian Bliss from 6/2 - 6/9/2019 and had a wonderful trip. No regrets with paying the additional cost for the Aft facing balcony which provided us with awesome panoramic views of the ports and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Youngcruiser16

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amazing Alaska vacation, some food quality and some service issues

This was our second cruise on NCL, the first one was on the escape, which we loved. Again if you do your research and plan ahead NCL can be amazing. Things that were great: -stateroom: I love the balcony ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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poirier531

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaskan Cruise

I chose this particular cruise based availability for the week we wanted to travel, then compared cabin rooms between the 2-3 different cruise lines/ships. Our departure and arrival ports were Seattle. Our stops ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lcadilac

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Family Cruise

Cruised with family. We had a great time! Food in the Local and LeBistro were fantastic, other venues was sub-par. Cagney's was a total letdown on this cruise. We have had much better on other cruises from that ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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claudiamariemorgan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing..best cruise so far

Choose the ship due to look and activities available. There was never a dull or boring moment on board, my grandson had the best time he is 3 years old but was trying just about everything, we mini golfed, he went ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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tkr22

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Despite some mishaps It was a great cruise Haven needs to step up their game

BAD: Hot tub from 2decks above balcony was over flowing on my friends balcony Room near ours (hard for me to believe this never happened before. Crew was very good trying to take care of it but she never was ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Norwegian Bliss Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.53.8
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms4.54.1
Fitness Recreation4.53.8
Family3.53.7
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.54
Value For Money3.53.4
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