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Norwegian Bliss Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall rating:

2.6 out of 5
Norwegian Bliss

8 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 20, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Bliss

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 12172

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

It was terrible. A cruise to nowhere. NCL only makes it to their private island 20% of the time. Bait and switch!

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Disorganized but got on board quicker than expected

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was good particularly the specialty restaurants

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Fitness center way too small. Over crowded all day everyday. Since one of the stops was cancelled the pool was packed. Had to lug deck chairs up one deck and make our own space

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Beatles were excellent. The band Siglo and Southern Broncos also fantastic

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our steward Evie was phenomenal

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Ship, particularly elevators were a mess

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Same size as all balcony rooms we've had on NCL. Comfortable bed. Plenty of room for 2 people

Ship tip

Be prepared to vacation with a lot of little children and their parents who are taking a vacation from parenting. I never saw such bad behavior!

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

1 out of 5
Waste of time to stop here. NCL should stop 2 nights in Nassau. Kennedy Space Center is great but NCL excursion give you a measly 4 hours to see everything. You need at least 8 hours

Nassau, Bahamas

2 out of 5
Spent the day at Atlantis which was outrageous for a day pass. Cab drivers swarm as soon as you exit the pier looking to rip you off.

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas Did not visit port

Seas were too rough to tender passengers but, NCL knew this before we left NYC

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Disorganized!!! Got in line AFT... moved with the line FORWARD only to wind around back to the AFT part of the ship. Took 45 minutes to disembark
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