Deeply average

Norwegian Bliss Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

3.4 out of 5
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Norwegian Bliss

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 12, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Bliss

Cabin type: Inside

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Too many people on this boat. It has the same number and size of public areas as smaller Norwegian ships--the company has just stuck in more levels of cabins without providing any extra facilities. If anything, for example, the Bliss Theater is smaller than on another Norwegian boat I've sailed. We were elbow-to-elbow constantly with strangers in order to do anything. Not a relaxing experience for me and not a ship I have any interest in sailing again.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Deeply average. I have better restaurants where I live.

Maltings Whiskey Bar

2 out of 5

Great drinks, dirty glasses. My partner got a Manhattan in a glass that had lipstick all over the rim--wasn't her shade.

Garden Cafe

3 out of 5

Taste of India was the only food with any taste.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Nothing interesting.

Entertainment

2 out of 5
Jersey Boys was cut to 1 hour. The onboard musicians were good.

Children's Programs

2 out of 5
Did it with the grandkids. Video arcade is $1.10 to $1.65 for one play. The Guppies area is under-resourced.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our steward was outstanding.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Kept very clean and comfortable.

Ship tip

Don't. Pick a smaller ship.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

3 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

3 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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