Mixed feelings about NCL Bliss!!!

Norwegian Bliss Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Norwegian Bliss

7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 23, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Bliss

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 14100

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

NCL was my favourite cruise line as it was "freestyle". Unfortunately this new booking system that they have introduced for shows is disappointing as is the having to book restaurants. More seasoned cruisers obviously knew what to do. I doubt I will sail with NCL again unfortunately.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
More staff needed to deal with 4000 people embarking a ship

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We had a dining package which I assumed meant I could have a speciality restaurant every night however I was only afforded three, this was not made clear when I booked package. Worse was trying to make a reservation. On the other days I ate in Taste. I cannot recommend this restaurant and the staff in it highly enough, I have cruised over 20 times and this was the ultimate in service, food and friendliness.

Taste Restaurant - Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Brilliant restaurant, very friendly staff

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Stage shows had to be booked!!! Any other cruise I had been on you were free to go to shows every night. This was very disappointing. Jersey Boys was great, Six was dreadful.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good size, great bathroom

Ship tip

Book restaurants and shows when you book cruise.

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
I did my own think in New York, great city

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
Kennedy space center, brilliant and informative excursion

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

5 out of 5
Just lay on a sunbed, beautiful island

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
Disappointing your of the island, not worth money.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
More staff needed
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