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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Bermuda

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Breakaway

7 Night Bermuda (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 30, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Breakaway

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9896

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

This was my first cruise. I loved being at sea, found the staff very helpful and friendly, and the food was varied and delicious (plenty of vegetarian options!). Overall, I had a great time, and would consider another cruise. The only thing that will stop me from coming back to the Breakaway is the cigarette smoke throughout the common decks. On the top deck, the smoking "area" was right next to the pool, and not well contained or ventilated, so cigarette smoke drifted everywhere. From the gambling area on deck 7, and the cigar bar on deck 8, the the smoking areas were also poorly ventilated, so that smoke drifted throughout the common areas, especially right around those two smoking zones, and throughout the large interior stairwell (we were smelling it as we ate at Le Bistro, on 6). The carpets have become smokey so that the common areas smell like cigarette smoke all the time. I would love it if Norwegian could replace the carpets, and fix the ventilation so that the smoke goes outside, instead of throughout the interior common areas.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
See comment above about the cigarette and cigar smoke. Otherwise, I was very impressed with the ship and the cleanliness.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Benedict, our steward, was very nice, and did a good job cleaning our cabin and making our bed.

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
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