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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Bermuda


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
Verified Review
Bermuda - New York
Sail Date: October 09, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 5191
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 1 year ago

I have been on cruises with Carnival before, and also enjoyed every moment. I was a first time NCL cruiser, and my boyfriend a first time cruiser altogether. I will say this ship was amazing. However, we got rerouted because of hurricanes matthew and Nicole. We found this out once we were on the boat, unable to use our trip insurance. The alternate itinerary left much to be desired, as they brought us to Cape Canaveral, FL and Nassau, Bahamas- both were just hit by Matthew themselves. The shore excursions were pretty much a walk around flooded, boarded up streets- in both situations. The staff on the ship was hit or miss. Drink prices were hiked in ports. There were sewage draining issues. A lot of the time, the outside activities were roped off (pool, slides, ropes course..) Needless to say, I think this trip of cruisers were robbed of their vacations. NCL handled everything very poorly.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
food was decent. buffet had a good variety.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
they were closed a lot. there weren't many activities going on around the pool when it was open.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
housekeeping was not on the ball. sometimes she would not even come in. other times would not leave, continue to knock, until the door was answered.

Ship Tip

my tip is don't bother to travel in hurricane season. they will reroute you to a sad itinerary.

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
never saw it.
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