Good but not Great on Big Ship

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Bermuda


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
Bermuda - New York
Sail Date: October 02, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9854
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 months ago

Breakaway is BIG.  First time on NCL.  There was nothing bad about this cruise.  Prefer Princess Cruises style and Grand class ships.  Most problematic on this ship is lack of large enough adult pool area.  H2O zone great but no pool and the hot tubs always crowded.  Forget about main pool.  Cost for Haven not justified in our opinion. That would solve all problems but at a cost.  Food was great but a bit of repetition in buffet.  Specialty restaurants very good but with so many, you loose any relationship with wait staff.  All the staff was friendly and helpful.  With big ship it took 1:20 to leave ship.  Another factor of BIG ship.  Only two elevator banks meant a lot of walking.  Not bad but would be better with third elevator. We enjoyed destination of Bermuda.  Would probably opt for smaller ship in future.

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

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
just to big and too few activity areas for adults

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
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