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Norwegian Bliss Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Bliss
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

8

Average

7

Poor

7

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

439

Entertainment Cruises

155

Romantic Cruises

147

Senior Cruises

89

Group and Theme Cruises

47

47 Norwegian Bliss Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


JTB5705 avatar

JTB5705

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

New Year's Trip not as Happy as we would have liked

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The ship itself is fine. The issue is customer service, select ignorant cruisers and entertainment which badly needs a new life. Norwegian has so much potential but often does not live up to it. Their ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lunan

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Too Many People For the Facilities On The Ship

We sail on Norwegian out of Manhattan because it is very convenient. However, The Bliss seemed to have too many people for the facilities on the ship. The main areas were always crowded with people. There was ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Windrosesg

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

More than just a gorgeous looking ship

This cruise trip was arranged more than 1 year ago. We had never been to Mexico and we wanted to give it a try on the newest NCL ship, Norwegian Bliss. The gorgeous looking Norwegian Bliss was beyond my ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tpmiller98

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic cruise 2019

The ship was beautifully and tastefully decorated. The cabins were cleaned perfectly. Rose was great at cleaning our rooms multiple times a day. All of the latest technologies with touch screens, key card tap ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Mjscm

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Alaska-trip of a lifetime

We left from Seattle, and arrived the day before ship departure. We stayed at Hotel Ändra, highly recommended and great location. We were pleasantly surprised and had a great time exploring Pike Market, Space ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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LovesFrance

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wow! What a major disappointment

The cabin (balcony stateroom) was roomy, bed was comfortable, tons of storage, clean, beautiful bathroom, and the steward was remarkable. And that just about sums up the pros. This was a humongous, obnoxious ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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skateycat

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pick another cabin or bring earplugs

came along as a group of 25. wish we had chosen either another ship or different time of year to sail. my least favorite of all cruises i have been on. second cruise to alaska. suffice it to say, i am not a megaship ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AWurm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska is gorgeous!

We had beautiful weather. No rain at all. In Juneau it was about 78 and Skagway about 72. The ride through Glacier Bay was beautiful. You don’t stop. Book your tours ahead of time through Viatour. So much cheaper ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lauraann122

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun, beautiful but with a bit of disappointment

Fun times, Beautiful locations, the suite was roomy and the decor was done very nicely. A couple side notes ... if your gambling or playing any games like scratch offs that pay out cash be careful. We were told ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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sautershelly

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We had a blast!

We had friends going on this cruise so we joined them. It was our first cruise. I loved sitting out on the balcony at night you could see so many stars. The food was great. We did have to wait a long time at ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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marypalmer123

1 Review Written

5 o clock somewhere ...

We joined with the group '5 o clock somewhere' featuring 'Jimmy Buffet' and country western music for an Eastern Caribbean cruise. We were aware that Norwegian has the best 'cruise ship' reputation in the trade. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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KrazyJanie

1 Review Written

Folllowed my Bliss and Loved it!

Was cruising with a group of 30 people and I think we all had a great time. The staff on this ship was very professional and personable, I was very impressed. The housekeeping staff was great, they kept the place so ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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MyBanana

1 Review Written

My 10th Anniversary Cruise

My first cruise was the Eastern Caribbean in 1989 on Carnival Cruise Line Jubilee. This makes my 10th Year’s Anniversary of cruising. I wanted to go back to my first cruise to celebrate my anniversary. I enjoy ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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stacey0528

1 Review Written

Never Sail Any Line But NCL

My fiance has never been on a cruise and I wanted to make it special for him. I have been on two other cruise lines but NCL had to many promotions to pass up. My travel agent told me about the Bliss and it was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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MDDermanelian

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service and Wonderful ship

My daughter choose this ship because of the date 1-19-19 was her wedding day. She was married at the end of the South beach pier and immediately went to the Bliss to embark on a wonderful celebration of her and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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KilljoyTXinWA

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Average to below average

Cruise Notes [15792] This was our 5th cruise - 1 carnival, 4 Norwegian [Sun, Pearl, Escape, Bliss] Pros :: Interior - Observation Lounge: Comfy and quiet, except for the front row (noise from Garden ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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mbracy06

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Ship, Not really worth the money

Did this cruise with a group of 26 people. While the ship was overall beautiful and the food and drinks were great, the price was way too high for what you got. We got the unlimited drink package and the 4 night ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Dd243

1 Review Written

Amazing ship

All the staff is very friendly and polite. The restaurants served the best food, the staff sprayed your hands with sanitizer to avoid the Nuro virus, all around the ship you can find sanitizer containers. Washy ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Lisa and Larry

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great ship but . . .

This is a beautiful ship. We had a mini suite and thought the bathroom was great. It had a huge double sink with 2 faucets and a big shower. Worth the extra charge for sure! The room is a bit smaller than Celebrity ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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vernp

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not pleased with this ship

We booked this cruise to see this so called wonderful ship with a group of 14 friends. Found the ship to be nice to look at but too hard to navigate. Elevators forward and aft only made it difficult to get where ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Fun in the sun 1969

1 Review Written

Large vessel with many opportunities while onboard

The cruise was very enjoyable. If you opt for the dining package be sure to get reservations for the prime restaurants immediately upon initial boarding. If you wait you may not be able to experience (or even use ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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dr4bama

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Most anticipated cruise

I am Elite on Princess (40 sailings) but wanted a bit more excitement than they offer and I have frequently sailed on Celebrity. I've sailed on Norwegian (Pearl, Epic, Gateaway and Bliss) four times. I was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Dominic1940

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian has serious problems and will not address!

We decided to go to the Mexican Riviera on cruise ship Norwegian bliss. We upgraded to a balcony stateroom in the back of the ship, which was very nice. We sailed out of Los Angeles for a 7-day cruise. Condition of ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Robsha

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fabulous adult fun on the Bliss

We really enjoyed our cruise on Bliss. It's very big ship with lots of dining and entertainment options. It was also Halloween and we had like 1000 singles on the ship, so that was great people watching. We flew in ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Kmccann

1 Review Written

First time cruisers

We chose this ship because it was the newest ship. This was our first cruise and the Norwegian Bliss is a brand new ship. We have always wanted to have the experience. The room was a bit small, but the extended ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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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