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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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12 Night Southern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 29, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 5168
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Many will review the ship, the excursions, the food and the service and be very picky on each individual item.  I am looking at the vacation as a whole and looking at the entire experience as one that made a wonderful impression.  Yes, the food became mundane after 12 days - but we were able to make it better by requesting alterations to the menu and the staff was more than accommodating !  Our stateroom attendant made sure we were taken care of with our odd hours and we always had clean towels and freshly made beds and the most wonderful towel animals.  The cruise director staff ensured that the entertainment and events were geared to all ages and interests and the parties were all ages which was welcoming.  The dance classes were super fun and we became trivia addicts.  I cant say anything bad about any of the service we experienced from start to finish.  We also enjoyed the excursions and the way NCL was able to ensure everyone made it to their appointed tours on time was wonderful and very smoothly handled.  


The entertainment was outstanding - from Burn the Floor, to Rock of Ages and then Oh What a Night - and who can forget the crew talent night - the crew themselves are some of the most talented.  They actually sing while serving meals and greeting you for breakfast..... "washy, washy, happy, happy" :)


We had such a great time, we even booked our next cruise while we were on the ship !  

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was surprisingly larger and roomy - 3 of us fit comfortably - but there is never enough closet space :)

Ship Tip

When ordering food from any of the restaurants (complimentary) - you can tailor the food to meet your dietary needs. Do not be afraid to ask. Shanghai Noodle Bar is one of the best meals and they are extremely friendly - go after 6:30pm if you do not want to wait.

5 out of 5
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