Mostly fun....some crew attitude poor.

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 15, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 10529
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Most of the cruise was ok. My luggage tag got ripped off & I didn't get my suitcase till 8:30 at night. That was not optimum. The ship is nice enough....just maybe too big for my taste.... too many people. But the worst thing was a crew member named Kevin who was a judge at a karaoke show who was insulting to me when I made a comment about his opinion of one of the passengers in the contest. I think part of his job is to handle passengers in a more respectful way. If he can't take the heat he should find another job. I will be filing a complaint with the cruise line as well. If you like lots of crowds & an unorganized disembarkation you will be ok.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
menus didnt change much over 7 days

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
always something to do

Entertainment

3 out of 5
was mostly aimed at families

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
most were ok. my room steward was awesome...Eugene I think. hardly ever saw him but my room was always perfect.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
clean up in public areas could be better

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The room was definitely small, but I expected that. The pictures are pretty representitive of the space. However I didn't like finding out that some of the solo cabins were larger & don't recall having a choice at booking to choose a larger space. And the window to the corridor doesn't really offer a view of the corridor at all...just a little light at night. And when your neighbor flushes it sounds like garbage cans being dragged on a sidewalk. Not great at night. The shower is small & a large person would be uncomfortable, especially a tall or big man would find it tight...and no place to store your soap. There was a dispensor with shower gel & shampoo but if u have favorite brands there isn't a place to store them. Sink is VERY small. If they added maybe 20-30 sq ft it would be better.

Ship Tip

Spend some time studying the deck plans before you go so you have some sort of idea how to get around. Its good that a lot of the action is on 3 decks that are together....but the upper decks can get confusing.

1 out of 5
only saw the port....very crowde & seemingly unorganized
3 out of 5
didn't get off the ship here
3 out of 5
We missed this port due to bad weather. Was disappointing but who can control Mother Nature?
3 out of 5
Again the weather wasn't the best....very windy & not real warm. Couldn't swim at all.
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