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37,877 Norwegian Cruise Reviews


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RocketSci73

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Plenty of fun! Too much noise, ship needs more color.

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Vacation review & journal Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship, Feb29-Mar07, 2020 Western Caribbean itinerary sailing from Port Canaveral: Falmouth, Grand Cayman, Cozumel Walt Disney World, Mar07-Mar10 (2 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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George and Marina

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star, Suite 12012, The Deep Freeze

We took a South America cruise on the Norwegian Star, February 15-29, 2020, from Santiago Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Although our suite was very nice, we found the first night of our cruise the heating ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SonnyInDC

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

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

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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SonnyInDC

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Ports but Different Experience Onboard

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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Zorto145

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ordinary

We chose this cruise because a Royal Caribbean cruise we’d booked due to leave Singapore was cancelled three days before departure due to COVID-19. I had already travelled to Sydney ready to fly to Singapore and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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CruiseFanatic09

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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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terry pattison

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruise was cut short -refund promised, but after 4 months NCL haven't paid it.

This cruise was supposed to visit Athens and Rhodes before going through the Suez Canal. Due to the refurbishment of the ship in Marseilles running over time, NCL cancelled the Mediterranean part of the cruise, and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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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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Rude1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

This was a nice itinerary for bottom of South America.

We saw this trip and figured it would round out what we wanted to see in South American. There was some concern as the messages on CC said there was a possible problem with the ship's engines on the previous voyage ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BirdTravels

13 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

BirdTravels on the Inaugural Voyage of the Encore to the Eastern Caribbean

BACKGROUND INFORMATION This was the inaugural voyage of the new Norwegian Encore to the Eastern Caribbean. With a guest capacity of 3,998, nearly 1100 feet long, 160 feet wide and weighing in at nearly 170,000 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BirdTravels

13 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

BirdTravels to Alaska on the Norwegian Joy

BACKGROUND INFORMATION This was an Alaskan adventure on the newly refurbished Norwegian Joy. Alaska is one of our favorite locations to sail. The scenery and sea life can’t’ be matched. We sailed on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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mertziek

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Spirit Cruise after drydock - BIG MISTAKE!

We booked this cruise 18 months before the sail date. The itinerary was great and included many bucket list places for us. Several months after we booked, we found out the ship was going into a major ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SkyeFlyer

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Spirit Service Team and Renovation Despite Unfortunate Pandemic Impact

Overall Summary: - Despite the extraordinary complication noted below, we would be glad to sail on the NCL Spirit in the future. Although we did not visit all ports, we believe this is a great itinerary. - ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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nfish

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

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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muesy

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Ceased to be a cruise.

My wife and I are seasoned cruisers, having over the last 20 years plus enjoyed 41 previous cruises all around the world. None of them will be remembered so vividly as this one but sadly not for the right reasons. ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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dswierk

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Perfect as a floating hotel

Seven of us traveled aboard the Pride of America in March. Please note, we were the last cruise allowed before the 'Rona shut the world down, so keep that in mind, as for precautions were taken and new procedures ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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bwatton

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

AVOID!! Total Money Grab!!!

The 4 and 5 star reviews about this ship must have come from crew, family members or first-time cruisers. If you've ever cruised on other ships, you recognize them as lacking accuracy. We had the unfortunate ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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stjohnbeachlover

6 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A cruise I will always remember!

This cruise left Sydney at the end of February when the coronavirus was just getting started and had not really impacted most countries. There were less than 30 cases in Australia and less than 100 in the United ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mrs Moho

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

The Cruise That Should Not Have Sailed

We were on the doomed cruise from Dubai, 2nd March to Cape Town. Advertised and highly promoted as the cruise of a lifetime, visiting UAE, Muscat, Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion Island and several stops ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mSh311y

1 Review Written

First time cruisers!

My husband and I got married in the courthouse swearing we would have a wedding eventually! Wellllll 3 years later we decided to use the money we were saving to go on a trip! We chose this journey across the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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maetoo2

1 Review Written

Birthday Cruise

We took our daughter on this cruise for her birthday. We were in a Penthouse Suite with Balcony which was very spacious - great bathroom with double sinks making early morning preparations a breeze. Had a problem ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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jimroche

1 Review Written

4 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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Freyward_Cruiser

1 Review Written

Bucket List Panama Canal Cruise

We picked this cruise because of the timing, the price and the destination. It was exactly what we wanted! My aunt turned 60 and I turned 30 while on this cruise. It was such a fun way to celebrate! We had never ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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wvacations

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

NCL Cost Cutting At All Time High

Our last NCL cruise has shown how they are cutting so much that there is just not much value left in cruising with NCL. The beverage package that most all passengers get for "Free" is not worth the price, we had ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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juried

15 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Exceptional service, wonderful memories

NCL Gem Review 3/6/2020 through 3/16/2020 Sorry, this is a long one. I almost did not write it. I mean with so many more serious things on our minds lately. But then I thought, this cruise was exceptional and ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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