Our family of 6 (complete with in-laws) were very pleased with our Christmas vacation aboard the Nordic Empress. Our decision to leave the concerns of shopping for presents, meal prep and clean-up and take our first cruise on this ship was the right decision.The Nordic Empress was the perfect choice as the took care of everything....the food was excellent and plentiful...the services of the staff were timely and courteous.Our "ninja-like" cabin attendant serviced our cabin with the care of a five star hotel (we had one of the cheapest cabins on the boat) with turn down service, linen and freshtowels, mints, fruits and his handy work with "towel art" as he made monkeys, Christmas trees, swans and the such as we returned from dinner each night. I can't imagine better treatment anywhere.The care and cleanliness of the ship were topnotch...we went with concerns of "sick ship" syndrome but those were qickly put aside as we saw the staff always cleaning and wiping down common areas and handrails.The entertainment provided had something for everyone..comedy, shows with dancing, magic and fun and were top quality.
*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.
Every Wednesday you'll receive the latest articles, deals, and news from the Cruiseline.com team, plus tips and photos submitted by our vibrant community of diehard cruisers. You'll also get a free gift — a downloadable, printable PDF of our guide to cruising!
Sign up for weekly cruise deals.
Join other subscribers and get the best cruise deals of the week in your inbox every Thursday.