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Norwegian Bliss Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 33

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Norwegian Bliss

7 Night Alaska Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 12, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Bliss

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 12128

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 months ago

Review summary

This was a cruise to remember! Alaska was wonderful and I can't wait to go back!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Embarkation was fast and swift!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Garden Cafe

5 out of 5

There are so many options its crazy! Always clean and plenty of seating!

The Observation Lounge

4 out of 5

The space here was great for our trip to Alaska! The only downside was that people were falling asleep in the chairs and NCL staff wasn't making them move. Thus there was a lack of seating.

Teppanyaki

5 out of 5

Omg this place was great! We were not sure how it was gonna be on a cruise but it did not disappoint!

Coco's

5 out of 5

The crepes from here were amazing!!!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Laser Tag

5 out of 5

This was worth it! The obstacles and the staff made it 100% worth while!

Race Track

2 out of 5

We had reservations for this but canceled after we heard them stopping the carts if anyone went to fast or bumped. While safety is key the point is to race not follow in a line.

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The ship layout and design were great and spacious. The only flaw I saw was that they took out the atrium elevators which made the only other elevators extremely crowded. There were alot of people in wheelchairs that couldn't use the stairs waiting a long time. Also they have hand activated sliding doors leading to the outside decks. A lot of people did not know this so the first few days of our trip, people were running into the doors.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
This cabin was amazing! Bathroom was spacious, there were 3 of us in the room and there was space for all of us. The sliding door to the balcony was tricky to get open but we got it!

Ship tip

The ship is huge so be ready to walk! If your taking this ship to Alaska bring warm clothes. While the ship has heaters in certain areas there were not enough!

Ports of call

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
Look out for the Seals!

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
A long walk from the pier but worth it!

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5
Absolutely stunning!!

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5
The port was good but the Terminal could have used more personnel to do crowd control. No we did not do an excursion.

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
The port was nice. See the waterfalls if you can!

Victoria, British Columbia

3 out of 5
This was probably the worst port. There was a long walk and nothing really to do.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Wonderful people and scenery!! Yes we did we did the whale watching excursion! Certainly worth the money saw so many whales!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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