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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 5 years ago
We took this cruise out of NY...first time with NCL...will NOT cruise with them again. The breakfast and lunch food selections were exactly the same EVERY DAY! On the dinner menu\, one side remained the same\, while the other page offered new items. Since they do \"free style dining\"\, you get different wait staff each evening. With the exception of one girl\, our wait staffs were all terrible! With NCL\, they offer 2 dining rooms that are free\, and about 5 other restaurants that you have to pay for. So if you want the \"good\" food\, you have to pay extra. THey don't do much to create camaraderie among the passengers either. Events are not promoted much\, unless they are going to sell you something\, such as bingo. Stick with Royal Carribbean or Carnival for a better experience!

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Same food for breakfast and lunch every day. Evening dining room staff was terrible.


3 out of 5
The entertainment was pretty good\, but I would like to see more name acts and less shipboard personalties being used.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
This was also a good point for NCL. THeir children's program was run very well. They kept the children occupied as long as you needed and were very flexible with it.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
They say in their opening \"rah rah\" speech how \"every crew member will greet you with a smile and a greeting. Yeah...right! I would be willing to bet that less than 50% of them did that on the entire cruise.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
THe ship was fine. They kept it clean and the pools were always warm and nice.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The stewards were wonderful! THey were the highlight of the cruise. Our room was kept great and he was never in the way or bothered us when we were in the room\, yet if we needed something he was right there!

Pros: THe weather

Cons: the attitude of most of the crew...the food selection

Recommends Norwegian Breakaway? No.

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