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Norwegian Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
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Western Caribbean
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Excellent

2,101

Very Good

1,602

Average

1,115

Poor

713

Terrible

415

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5,992 Norwegian Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews


SonnyInDC avatar

SonnyInDC

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not enjoyable at all....Stay away from Sailing out of New Orleans!

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We chose this cruise because we canceled a group cruise and we had friends already booked on this sailing. Going into it, we knew the Pearl was an older ship. However, it had been refurbished or that's what is ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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CruiseFanatic09

1 Review Written

Norwegian Escape Review

This Cruise ship's crew have went above and beyond in almost everything. When boarding the ship out of Miami, you would be welcomed onboard by some of the crew members. Upon departure the muster station drill was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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glolily

2 Reviews Written

One of the best cruises we've been on so far.

We chose this cruise because we wanted to go away during thanksgiving break from school. We never go aeay during holidays and we wanted to try something different. The ports we went to were new to us aswell. We had ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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nfish

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor Layout

We were the last cruise before the COVID started. This was my 6th cruise (2nd on Norwegian). First I must say the cruise line did an exceptional job of keeping the ship clear & cruisers safe. (All public restroom ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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jimroche

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

DISAPPOINTMENT

Very disappointed in this cruise. Cabin was so so hard to get around the veranda was small. We did have a wonderful cabin boy. Found the main dining room lacking in food and its presentation was quite ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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QuickieGlenn

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise yet

I chose this cruise because it was going to Key West & Cozumel, 2 places I wanted to revisit and leaving out of Canaveral meant I did not have the additional drive to Miami. We are platinum with NCL so we know ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Nancy62262

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time I couldn't wait to get off the ship! Horrible!

This was my 26th cruise and it was by first NOT enjoyable one. The first time I didn't gain weight and the first time we couldn't wait to get the hell off that annoying ship. The food was absolutely the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Where2gonext?

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship and great staff

This was our first ever cruise, and it exceeded our expectations, especially after reading so many peoples' bad reviews. I don't understand what people have to complain about? Every staff member that we talked to ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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drsalch

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Oh, the brussel sprouts!

We enjoyed our cruise very much. This was the next-to-last sailing before the COVID 19 shut down NCL, and we approached it warily. We observed no especially stringent sanitation efforts, other than an inescapable ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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reedbn202

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Cruise of Disappointments

Plain and simple - disappointing. To say the least we were very mislead. This was not a cheap vacation and we didn’t expect it to be, but we also expected it to be at least worth what we paid. We chose this cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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swcjlc1

11 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Last Cruise before virus shutdown

Sailed for the first time on NCL in a Haven Penthouse Balcony room. The NCL embarkation and disembarkation processes need a lot of work. Although we were pretty much escorted through the throngs of people it was ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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busyone

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Overall a Good Time on the Final Cruise before CoVid 19 Shutdown

We book a cruise with our adult children and our grandchildren during spring break each year. We choose Norwegian because of the kids sail free offers and the number of activities available for the little ones. This ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Oconnor

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Something for all...

We bid on and upgrade suite and got it.. it looked the same as a regular suite with double the size balcony and bathroom.. 3 of us in the room so it was comfortable. Mark took care of our room.. he was great and ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Nykr9595

1 Review Written

DO NOT EVER BOOK THROUGH EXPEDIA!!!!!!

The NCL free promotions for dining and beverages etc is a real differentiator. I have noticed that in the last few years the cruise lines are now up charging for everything and it is very annoying. I would rather ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ReyReyRey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not worth it, poor disembarkation lot of time wasted

I have been on few cruises with RCL, Carnival before, and this is my first time with NCL, the experience with NCL is the lowest I must say. Highlights: - Smooth Embarkation - Great service by most ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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happilymarried1

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

3rd time with NCL

My hubby and I decided to do the NCL Breakaway for our 10-year anniversary. We have done two other NCL ships in the past, this was the best yet! Cabin: We got upgraded into a handicap accessible room for some ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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WalterRiddle

1 Review Written

1st time cruise and probably last thanks to Norwegian

1st time cruise Waited in extreme long lines to tender off and on the ship,Over 2 hours each way. I feel we should have been compensated because lf lack of enough tenders to get us off the Ship. Leaving ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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lolajeff

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise during the Covid crisis

I chose this cruise because of the date and embarkation port. There was a long wait to board due to inspection of each passport. After that it was smooth and excellent sailing. On the second day the captain ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Liljo22

1 Review Written

New Cruise at the Top of My List

I had been watching cruise pricing for a Spring Break cruise out of Galveston or NOLA for sometime. When NCL added the 3rd and 4th free perk the price dropped a ton and I pulled the trigger on the Getaway cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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NNunez12

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise we've ever been on!

Due to having to use tenders, one port was canceled. At the other two, it took hours to re-board. The cruise director did a TERRIBLE job of communicating in Cozumel. Yes, there were a lot of ships which I understand ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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chelseasmith

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

My poor expierence of NCL

I will never go on a NCL ever again after the experience my boyfriend and I had. We did get a good price because we booked it two weeks before our sail date. However, it was not worth what we paid. One of the only ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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SonjaListon

1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers

My parents took us on this cruise as a way to introduce us to one of their favorite past times. While it wasn’t flawless, it was incredible and we cannot wait to cruise again! HIGHLIGHTS: staff, beautiful ship, ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Ryanfifield95

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Couldn’t wait to escape the Escape!

Because NCL hasn’t told anyone this, Margaritaville is longer existent on this ship, and we booked in February (it was removed before we even booked). We tried to upgrade rooms and had no help from Norwegian ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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sooxin67

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We thought we would try Norwegian Cruises - really liked the route and got a great deal on a mini suite. I had visions of a large cabin and large balcony - not so much. Cabin was well appointed but indistinguishable ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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JDM1

5 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Excellent Holiday

We were slightly apprehensive going on our first NCL cruise on a large ship like the Getaway given some of the negative reviews. However, we had a great time and can’t believe why some people are so critical. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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