Nice cruise but ship space is very limited/crammed

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Cruise to Nowhere


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
2 Night Weekend Escape (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 17, 2014
Ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

We have been cruising for 3 years now solely on NCL.  This is our 5th cruise.  We went on Breakaway for a friend's birthday.  

 

Pros:

* Food very good, especially freestyle

* Rock of Ages was great

* Staff was above average, but seemed tired

* we had overall a good time

 

Cons:  Generally, the space was very crammed and I wonder if they took away public spaces for more cabins...

* Fitness club very small (compared to Epic)

* Le Bistro (the best restaurant) situated in a closet space

* Bliss was too small

 

Again, overall a good trip but I would have been clausterphobic had I gone for more than 2 nights.  Can't  imagine the 12 day cruises on this ship...  Won't go on it again.  I would recommend the Epic.  

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Public spaces too small.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Reserve restaurants and other shipboard activities early because space is very limited...

5 out of 5
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