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Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Getaway
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

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Very Good

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Average

133

Poor

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Terrible

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721 Eastern Caribbean Norwegian Getaway Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


Metroplex Man avatar

Metroplex Man

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

7 Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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Please keep in mind this review is rather dated and some events, destinations etc. may no longer be offered. We decided to take this cruise as a number of our friends were going on it to help celebrate a mile-stone ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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adventuregirl99

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lots of good things, not a trip for foodies, expect upcharges

Here's the good: The ship was great, I liked the layout, lots to do. We did our own excursions on land, but we liked all the ports; especially the variety - all 4 days were different. NCL's private caye was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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fla.cruiser

2 Reviews Written

Not as impressive as other ships

A family member had gone on the sister ship ,Breakaway last year and had a wonderful experience. My husband and I went on the Getaway this year with those family members and found it to be overcrowded. The Atrium is ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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honore

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not Vegan Friendly, Terrible Service

This was my second cruise experience. My review of this ship will be in comparison with our prior cruise with Royal Caribbean. First, the ship was overrun with children. Children at bars, shows, pools, just about ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Brian P

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Getting Away on Getaway has its Merits

This is our 12th cruise and we chose Getaway because the dates fit in nicely with vacation tume that our friends were taking. We were yet to have traveled to the Eastern Carribean, after coming off the Escape last ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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paramedic_jim

1 Review Written

You get what you pay for

Let's start with the check in process. CRAZY!!! Arrive for early boarding between 10-1030. Wait. Then get moved into a Large waiting room to sit for another hour. HMM. At least they provide you coffee and Juice ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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DPCJ2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just ok

We have done Disney Cruise Line (Dream) in the past and I had wonderful experience. It made we want to do more cruises with my kids. The value of Norwegian Getaway 7 day eastern Caribbean seemed good. However, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Salty-Sailer

1 Review Written

Disappointing

This was my first cruise with Norweigan, and I am never going back. Starting with embarkation, the process was painful and confusing. It took several hours longer than expected and when we got on, every part of the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Lizzybongo

1 Review Written

Fantastic Family Holiday

We were recommended NCL by a friend who had previously sailed with them and said they were worth a try and boy was she correct. We have only ever done one other cruise before and that was with Disney which we all ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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SunnyTodayFL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

OVERCROWDED! (7 days, including Halloween)

We selected this cruise without realizing it was going to be a Halloween cruise. Big mistake. We’ve been on the NCL Getaway before and loved it - great layout, lovely “waterfront” options.... a very nice, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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koolkatmama

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL ALL ABOUT THE MIGHTY $

I have been on 20 cruises not a novice. I was a big fan of NCL. My last 5 cruises were wit them. I must say there were no surprises, nothing out of the box and the cruise was boring I am no prude but I must ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Chris5268

1 Review Written

Great Value, Great Cruise

We were fortunate enough to jump on a fantastic offer after Black Friday/ cyber Monday that included unlimited drink package, kids free, 3 specialty dining, free WiFi, and shore excursion credits. With a group of ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Cheffee

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing time!

The perfect first cruise-enjoyed every moment, from the time we got on until the time we left. The cabin, the food, the bars, the entertainment, so much to do. Service was fantastic-Daniel in Cagneys Bar, Marta in ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Iriedaughter

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome 7 day Eastern Caribbean Cruise

This was our Anniversary getaway and the services provided and what was available suited her needs. Will definitely cruise on the Getaway again. All the restaurants were excellent except the Ocean View which ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Flamingo15

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Fun time on a family cruise

This was a family cruise of 5 people including 2 grandkids, 3 and 7 years old. We chose this itinerary because of the number of sea days and specifically the ports of St. Thomas and Tortola. Would've rather gone ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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km2018

1 Review Written

Relaxing in modern clean and happy ship

First cruise ever - very exited and expectations were met. Although additional expenses climbed onboard (add-on prices for speciality restaurants, some bars, some wines and games) the trips was very nice and the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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ads8qd

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing experience from beginning to end

First, I am not sure where some of the less than stellar reviews of the ship come from. Anyone who criticizes the service or cleanliness or dining of the ship is simply misguided. TheThe staff was excellent, the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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MightyMouton

8 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, but Some Strange Policies

Positives: Small upgrades make this ship special. Some windows slide open in the dining areas while in port....The room we had featured excellent storage...some of the restaurants featured outdoor cafe style ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Brookiebbe

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

FUN! Wonderful Highlights, but I will probably Book Royal Caribbean next time.

The cabin was nice. It was what you expect of an internal room, my kids thought it was cool that the beds dropped down from the ceiling when sleeping more than 2 people in the cabin. They loved sleeping in the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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ehanig

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Comprehensive review - both good and bad

This is a comprehensive review, and it will help you plan your trip on this ship. Overall I enjoyed many aspects of the ship, but there were a few things that really brought down the enjoyment, and many of them ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Postwd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

4+1/2 stars. Great time! Our 30th Wedding Anniversary celebration & first....

I wish we could rate them with 4+1/2 stars ! We choose this cruise because of the sailing dates, ports of call and a promotional offer for alcohol package :-) It was the first cruise for my husband (I've cruised ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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RCDR

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

There is a charge for everything! Not the best employee on this ship!

NCL has a charge now for room service, $8.00 per order! Speciality dinning has invaded the main dining rooms, there are charges for the steaks and lobster. Only two speciality restaurants has a fix price now, all ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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pbestjax

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Barely average, but not poor!

I took a chartered cruise on Norwegian (Oct. 23- 30, 2016) and while I found the ship to be large with many convenient little places to stop/sit/enjoy which equated to options but not exactly what was needed for the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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teo113

6 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

NCL...N-ickel and dime C-ruise L-ine

I went on the Getaway with a friend. She purchased the cruise at a charity event and way over paid for it! As the date of our cruise got closer, we could have purchased the cruise for a fraction of the price. There ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Doc55

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very nice relaxing cruise with lots of options for activities as well

We have travelled w Norwegian in the past and had good experience With them. One of us have mobility problems and made arrangements for assisted boarding. We waited for nearly 2 hours to the assisted onto that ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Norwegian Getaway Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment5.03.9
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family5.03.8
Enrichment2.03.4
Service4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.5
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