Our First 10 Day Cruise

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 10
Helpful Votes: 78

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Norwegian Breakaway

10 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 07, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Breakaway

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 11270

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

A few bumps here & there especially at the beginning but overall a cruise is what you make it & what your expectations are. We’re ready to go again


4 out of 5
Slower process than typical for NCL. Always eager to get on board.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Specialty restaurants excellent. Especially Ocean Blue. Main dining room food was good as well

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Didn’t participate, but we were always able to find chairs on the pool deck.


3 out of 5
Guitarist, Ronan very good. Pianist not so much. Saw Rock of Ages which I didn’t care for but perhaps that was more because of my age group.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Specialty staff & our cabin steward David were excellent. One rude server at Syd Norman’s bar. Service slow at main dining room one evening. Overall everyone was friendly & did there best. I believe there were a lot of new crew

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Very clean and well maintained throughout the ship

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our cabin steward David kept our room very clean. Size was fine for the 2 of us. Balcony a bit tight but that has been a complaint on this ship since it was built

Ship tip

Deck 8 is a great place to enjoy peace & quiet if you’re looking for it

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

4 out of 5
Access to terminal not easy to get to. The taxi drivers have a lot of patience! Once in the terminal things were fine. We did come 2 days early to visit the city. Very friendly people, very good food.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Very chaotic but they’ve updated the port since we were there last.

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5
Really like Harvest Caye. One of the reasons we picked this itinerary

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Always an enjoyable port. Six ships at one time make things a bit crazy but just go with it

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

2 out of 5
Port area is new & nice but between the vendors & taxi drivers in your face we just went back on board


5 out of 5
Quick, smooth, well organized
Was this review helpful? 6


Leave a comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other reviews of this sailing