Norwegian Spring Break Cruise Reviews

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4Hummingbirds
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
My husband and I traveled with our seventeen year old daughter for spring break and very much enjoyed the excellent restaurants and service. Our beautifully appointed and very clean accommodation was in The Haven (AFT) and a wonderful ... Read more
hilarymax
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our very first cruise and we could not be any happier. The ship is huge and was filled to capacity but we always got to do what we wanted or found space. I will say the only place we felt crowded was at the Buffet. Hard to get a ... Read more
ericka1210
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Food is mediocre, hard to find regular hot breakfast food(pancakes, french toast without raisins) Desserts weren't that great. Food selection was okay. I was annoyed with the constant need to make reservations for shows, lines made ... Read more
Jay19426
Member Since 2012
1 review
27 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I was off for a week for Spring Break and wanted to get away. As a teacher I also wanted to avoid kids as much as possible. Surprisingly, I was able to accomplish this easily onboard the Breakaway. There are plenty of adult only areas ... Read more
Jaxtman
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
Frankly, we picked the NCL Jade simply because their itinerary matched our son's spring break schedule. Fortunately, all the destinations were also new to us except for Cozumel. We were the second cruise after dry dock so it was not ... Read more
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loosethreads6
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Great service. Hot food selections at the buffet were not warm. Good Friday(4/14) had very few fish meals. This is a fast, meatless day for Catholics. Theater seats uncomfortable: no leg room. Rows are two long and difficult to ... Read more
Mushinatsea
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
We choose this cruise because it coincided with Spring Break. We were up-sold on a mini-suite which was a great choice. The mini-suite was more than spacious enough for the 3 of us. The balcony with 2 chairs and a little table was very ... Read more
justhappy
Member Since 2006
1 review
190 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
On our second time on the Getaway, the first was in a Haven Penthouse suite in 2015. Would a regular stateroom outside of the Haven measure up? It did, as the service we received was just as good. Although it had fewer bells and whistles, ... Read more
faalberto
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Itinerary: been there, done that; but we booked it intentionally to enjoy different areas of the ports we had already visited: -Roatan Bay: we took a boat out to snorkel Blue Channel; amazing sea life; saw a multitude of fish and ... Read more
wiredmommy
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose Norwegian because we wanted to go on a cruise with more of an adult atmosphere and better service than a "party cruise" like Carnival, so our expectations were high. The crew seemed to run the gamut from very experienced ... Read more
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kelbry
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
11 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Had a fabulous cruise on the Gem out of NYC for 10 days to the Caribbean and surprisingly I have only ONE complaint for the entire ten days! The food in the Magenta dinning room was horrible. The food was inedible! The service was ... Read more
Beachside395
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
173 forum posts
5 helpful votes
After my Celebrity Summit cruise was cancelled with 2 weeks notice, we (husband and I, traveling together) scrambled to find a replacement cruise during the same time frame, which was my spring break from teaching. I have been on most ... Read more
Plankman
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The 10 Day Eastern Caribbean itinerary on April 8 was fantastic. I aligned perfectly with the children's spring break. I am giving this cruise a 5 star overall rating. There was plenty to do on the ship. I typically stay in mini ... Read more
Dsmith9019
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I chose the Norwegian Gem because: 1 - the cruise fit the exact dates of Spring Break and 2 - It was leaving from New York, so I didn't have to worry about air fare to Florida. Never having cruised the Norwegian Cruise Line ... Read more
nycfa
Member Since 2012
1 review
471 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We booked this 10 day cruise over my kid's Spring Break from school. It was myself, my husband (late 40's) and two daughters (15 & 12). We are seasoned cruisers with this being cruise 11 for myself and husband and cruise 5 for the ... Read more
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chenowjr
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We got to the Miami Port at about 9-9:15 am and someone quickly took our bags for us. We were in through security quickly and waited for our group to be called to board the ship (I think we were group 5). There was juice and coffee in the ... Read more
FohlTravels
Member Since 2017
1 review
30 helpful votes
We booked this cruise on somewhat of a whim, but are so glad we did. We had an absolute blast. Vacations are VERY MUCH WHAT YOU MAKE OF THEM. If you are an unhappy person, you will dislike any trip. If you enjoy life, you will find the ... Read more
emmylou0919
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have cruised many times on Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, and Celebrity. We like new, big ships and wanted to try Norwegian. Pros: Nice new ship Embarkation and disembarkation was smooth and easy. Specialty ... Read more
Richcruisers
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Just returned from our 7 day escapade on the Escape. My husband and daughter also thoroughly enjoyed our voyage! This is our second cruise with Norwegian; our first being Spring 2015 on the Norwegian Star. We enjoyed our balcony ... Read more
Troberts0303
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
This ship was too crowded. I was on the Getaway. One tiny pool and limited loungers. We had a group of 11 and could not get diner reservations. Limited shows and activities. Areas for kids were pitiful as well. There was not a comfortable ... Read more
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debway
Member Since 2005
1 review
79 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Yes, there were good and bad sides to the cruiseship and it's staff, but overall we really enjoyed our trip. We encountered some really bad service, and we found some good. My husband was treated rudely by the staff in the spa/fitness ... Read more
FamilyCruisers654
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
NCL is the cruise line of choice for our family and Miami has been the favored embarkation or departure city. We prefer to fly into Ft. Lauderdale (FLA) and stay there as well. KSA Tours is the shuttle service of choice for their ... Read more
dmlefevre
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
We selected the NCL Getaway because of the exciting on board activities and the new Free Style dining option. The price point is more economical than Disney. While the ship is absolutely beautiful, the passenger: crew ratio seemed greater ... Read more
Cruiseman559
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
My wife and I have been on numerous cruises (4th with Norwegian) I must say that I was very disappointed in this one. Embarkation too a LONG time. There were very long lines and they didn't have enough people to check everyone in. We had a ... Read more
jessicadrake02
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I just return with my family of 5 from the NCL Getaway Western Caribbean cruise and experienced some disappointing things with this ship. We have three children from age 4-10. When we arrived to check in on the first day we were ... Read more
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