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407 Norwegian Vancouver Cruise Reviews
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yankeegirlinkiwiland
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We were a multi-generational family group with one 9 year old child, two sets of grandparents and my DH and I. First cruise for ALL of us - so none of us knew what to expect. I did HEAPS of research and was the main trip-planner for ... Read more
Rulers Mom
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
149 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise as I wanted to do a one way trip this time. A few years ago we did a round trip Seattle on Celebrity, and it was sad seeing the other ships heading north on the last day when we had two days at sea heading south. ... Read more
April Wilson
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was 7th NCL cruise and by far the worst experience during embarkation via Vancouver terminal. The process of boarding this ship was like a cattle drive! My husband and I paid over $15,000 (including shore excursions and pre-paid ... Read more
dingbat2
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Very nice stateroom. Lots of room and storage, the room however is behind the stairs, so there was a lot of noise especially when luggage was being retrieved for disembarkation. The food was not what we expected. We ate in the Four Seasons ... Read more
kmeyer63
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The main dining hall was great, with great service and food. Each port it was very easy to get on and off of the ship. They did a great job at the glaciers, getting close, and giving great explaining what was going on. The only issues ... Read more
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Dekbam
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We sailed the Sun from Vancouver to Seward in July: two parents, two teens. We had two inside staterooms, which were surprisingly roomy with great storage. The ship is dated in décor but very well maintained. Throughout our ... Read more
Naughty Rotties
Member Since 2017
1 review
Was celebrating 25th Anniversary. Third Cruise, last two in late 80's, Carnival & Princess Cruise chosen through RCI Travel using exchange points for discounted fares. Qualified for "Pick Two of Four" bonus packages ... Read more
rtraut1111
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise was a great experience. The ship was very clean, service was outstanding - especially the bar staff and cabin stewards. Offers a wide variety of food options and the beverage package is a plus. Getting on and off the ship ... Read more
bnaticchia
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Many great things- food, weather and scenery. We ate at 4 if the fine dinig places and that was a great experience. Disappointed in all the "extras" they charge for and limited activities while at sea. 49.00 for 3 Bingo ... Read more
Desert Cruiser
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
25 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were a family of 12 (aged 2-91) celebrating my mother-in-law's 92 birthday. She had visited 49 states and Alaska was #50. We had been planning this trip for over a year. My wife and I have been on several cruises, but for most of ... Read more
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cshelvock
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Embarkation was not as easy as I would have liked. I was supposed to be there at noon and showed up early and its a good thing I did because it did take about an hour to get thru the line which I did not expect and we had all of our ... Read more
Fromwayback
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
This cruise was part of a YMT package that included a land component. The cruise was very nice. The ship was mid-sized and easy to get around. Food was good, staff friendly. The main dining rooms had very good meals, and changed featured ... Read more
Unwary Giraffe
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising so we really had no idea what to expect. We chose NCL because they offered the Denali land tour. We chose to park at SEATAC and take a shuttle to Vancouver. i will try to break my review into sections: ... Read more
Teacher on a trip
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
My husband and I booked this cruise for our honeymoon and found a good deal on it through USAA. For a first time cruiser I found many things that I enjoyed and some that were not my favorite. Positives: -Very friendly staff -Sit ... Read more
kemerk
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
As this was our first cruise, I did some research and had some concern; hidden charges, draconian rules that some lines impose, and being swamped with thousands of people on the ship and ashore None of these turned out to be a problem on ... Read more
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BitznDar
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We spent the night prior to departure at the Accent Inn Vancouver, had to be at the airport at 4 am and the shuttle was ready for us and got us there early. We flew Vancouver to Seattle to Anchorage on Alaska Air and then we took 5 days ... Read more
KC12
Member Since 2007
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We have always wanted to see Alaska and this was a great way to do it. We had great weather, better than even we had hoped for, so it did add to the experience. This is 5th cruise and 3rd on NCL. We had a balcony, cannot imagine this ... Read more
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Frozenshades
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Long story short, while I had fun on this cruise, the lack of enjoyable activities on the ship and constant presence of sales pitches makes me feel no desire to ever book with NCL again. Cabin: Nice. Small room, but organized well ... Read more
nw gardener
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
297 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My husband and I live in NW Washington and try to cruise to Alaska if we can swing it every summer, usually in early June. I booked this cruise on the Sun over 1.5 years out because we wanted to try an aft balcony, and I think we are now ... Read more
jimcoup
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
4 helpful votes
Love Alaska cruising. Convenient departure from Vancouver. Bright clean ship (although some threadbare carpet) with friendly, happy staff. Food was as good as on any of the 20 ships be have sailed, but the entertainment was abysmal. No ... Read more
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rayjitsu
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
9 helpful votes
We are one of those lucky one who have been cruising since 2003, 10+ more weeks visits of Alaskan ports, 5 weeks on Norwegian Sun. Now you know why we were not excited about this trip. Cruising is about having a good time meeting ... Read more
ARCJCM Travel Videos
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We recently returned from an eight-day inside passage Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. We sailed in an Owner’s Suite (10004), which is part of The Haven. This was our first cruise, and we were big cruise skeptics. Our ... Read more
Rocketman000
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Just came off the Vancouver/Alaska/Seattle , 8 days cruise. The staff were ALL very friendly, and the ship was very comfortable and clean. We enjoyed all the shows, and the entertainment ( except the comedian ) he wasn't that great. ... Read more
RolandNeave
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Our family of 5 adults booked the Garden Villa and thoroughly enjoyed its 5,000 sq ft with 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a vast living room with spectacular views and grand piano, and outdoor decks on 2 levels. The service by our butler, ... Read more
Donkeylady
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
20 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This is the first cruise with this company. The food on the boat was exceptional and the staff were lovely,nothing was too much trouble and any request were dealt with quickly and efficiently. The boat however was tired and our cabin which ... Read more
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