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Norwegian Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
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Southern Caribbean
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1,169 Norwegian Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


SonnyInDC avatar

SonnyInDC

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Ports but Different Experience Onboard

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We were excited to try a new ship and new cruise route. First thing we noticed when going to our cabin was there were no fish swimming forward on the carpet! That is a staple on all NCL ships except this one. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lea07

1 Review Written

Misleading information

It all started when I made reservations with an NCL AGENT for an 11 day cruise in southern Caribbean because we wanted to see St Lucia. . The agent told us that the Norwegian Dawn was a small ship but was remodelled ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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stu132u

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

10 day Epic Western Caribbean -

This is my 4th cruise on Epic (previous cruises include 3 TA's). I shared a cabin w/a former SO and invited two friends in a separate cabin. We both were in balcony cabins; although we didn't spend a lot of time on ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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smile19212002

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

People say that taking a cruise is one of the most realxing things you can ever do. And that’s right. NCL has a reputation of creating one of the best cruises of all time. Stepping into embarkation, you are ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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smile19212002

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

Going on our very first cruise 7 years ago completely blew me away. Sailing with NCL cruise lines has changed my view of cruising entirely. NCL has a freestyle cruising. That being you can have your own dress code ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Falkenau

1 Review Written

Heaven in the Haven

Bowen Pereira,Best Concierge ever! Vikings Malobabic,Great Hotel Director Joao Gigantic,Sr F&B Diector. Excellent Dining outlets. Haven Dining Room and Bar amazing.Great. Flor our Butler also did an ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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pamrusshawaii

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

WOW!!! 11 DAYS IN PARADISE!!!

We recently cruised for 11 days to 6 different islands in the Southern Carribean on the Norwegian Pearl. Everything from beginning to end was absolutely wonderful! It was a repositioning cruise starting in Tampa, FL ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Abetancourt330

1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers

My boyfriend and I chose this cruise for two big reasons- it left from NYC and the itinerary. Yes, as everyone has mentioned the first night was VERY rocky but it was smooth sailing after. The service was good. The ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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KJMO319

1 Review Written

Southern Caribbean Glow

This was the perfect itinerary with 7 ports in the beautiful Caribbean! Everything was top notch- fabulous Norwegian Gem and her crew. We enjoyed the specialty dining venues and the entertainment. Our cabin steward ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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CaliGirlCruising

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Highly Disappointed Loyal NCL Cruiser

My husband and I wanted to take our 3 children and nephew on a pre-Christmas cruise. We had the 2 bedroom villa in the Haven and my son and nephew had a balcony cabin. The staff was not nearly as friendly compared ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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lescas

8 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

2nd Time around on Getaway

Did the same cruise in Oct. 2018 when Hurricane Michael messed with our stops. Got a great casino deal so we tried it again. We had a morning flight into FLL, shuttle took us to ship arrived about noon and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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fallenforcruising

4 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Fun 5 ports of call cruise on the NCL Dawn with one irritant in O’Sheehan’s

We really enjoyed the cruise. Normally we prefer the larger “fun” ships with NCL such as the Epic, Getaway and Escape but with five ports of call and only one day at sea it really didn’t matter not having the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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koneill8586

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Terrible is an understatement

This was my 4th year in a row sailing aboard this ship for a themed cruise run by Norwegians company sixthman. TERRIBLE IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT FOR THIS YEAR! The staff was rude and careless! Sewage issues on decks ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Bunny921

1 Review Written

Summary of my recent Norwegian Dawn cruise 2/7-17/19

We chose this cruise because of its remarkable itinerary, as did eight of our friends- in a total of 5 cabins. Although not as relaxing as our previous amazing Epic transAtlantic cruise 11/4/18, it was a wonderful ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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MommaKoch

1 Review Written

A beautiful ship, crew members were great!

Our trip started with a bang... we won an upgrade to The Haven! The suite was perfectly sized, bigger than our last regular spa suite, but not too big with wasted space. We had a lot of storage, and I loved the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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GetteChick

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary

This is our fourth cruise with Norwegian. I enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the cruise line. I like the smaller ships like the Dawn because you do not have to make reservations for the shows and the main dining. I ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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wickedstepmum

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Second time's a charm

First time I cruised on Epic (I have cruised 60 times) I hated the ship. We went transatlantic and the ship didn't seem stable. We had an inside room which had beautiful but dark furniture, Getting the chance to ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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amberjohn

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

2018 NCL Escape (14 Day) Western Caribbean Cruise (out of NY)

Pre-Cruise Preparation- We put in for vacation time several months before the cruise and were targeting one of 2 cruises (GEM/Escape) that both left NY within a day of each other. I did numerous research and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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HWJ827

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise almost ruined by boarding Chaos!

This wasn’t our first time on the Getaway - we had sailed on her back in 2015 and the experience was much more enjoyable, but this sailing was not bad at all. The Bad: The worst thing about this cruise by ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Mt400463

1 Review Written

Great

This is the first time cruiseing with NCL and our experience was great. My only down side was the age range of the cruisers since we are a younger couple. My big plus was how great our room was and how clean and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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FPLLineman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mediocre cruise but great ports of call

We chose this cruise for 3 main reasons: cost, ports of call and our time on a future cruise credit was expiring. If you like a casual atmosphere in dining times, options and dress, this is the cruise for you. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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John Foster

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Paradise on the waters of the Caribbean.

Great size ship. Not too big. Norwegian Ships always provides first class service, amenities, food and entertainment. The ports of call were varied and safe. The excursions were awesome. Couldn’t beat the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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garylife

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Had a great time, but NCL needs to take it up a notch.

The Ship is nice. I like the layout and the pool deck layout as well. The food was good and 99% of the staff was really amazing. I had the following issues. We were seated in Venetian the first night and after 15 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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CJA77

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best first time cruise

This was my first cruise ever. It was a 12 day cruise which was great in my opinion. I went with a group of friends, we were in our 40s to 50s age group, along with my friend's parents in their 70s. We all enjoyed ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Cruiser Tom

1 Review Written

Pretty mediocre experience

Some specialty dining was included in the package we got and that was very good. The regular dining rooms were inconsistent - some pretty good meals and some not very good meals. My main complaint is that the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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