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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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Norwegian Breakaway

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 18, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Breakaway

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: GTY

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Review summary

Big ship but still had a personal feel I would definitely recommend this ship & cruise to others

Embarkation

5 out of 5
quick & professional, shirt lines & then right on the ship

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food is not as good as it 'used to be' but still very good. Salmon was excellent - flavorful & cooked perfectly only had bad/slow service 1 night (wrong order, missed drinks) all other nights were very good service

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Ropes course, rock wall, and water slides were fun, the put put course was pretty basic & could use a little more themed feeling / decorations (just no real flare) Pool was good although very salty - the band singer '686' in afternoon was terrible, would be better to use a DJ or anything else for music

Entertainment

5 out of 5
main shows were good, but howl at the moon & Syd Norman's was EXCELLENT!!

Children's Programs

NA

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
dinner service was very good, except 1 night in dinning room which waiter was soo slow we missed our show, he also messed up our drinks & food order, but all others nights were great Dr 'L', Bartender in Syd Norman's, went above and beyond to be personal to my wife & me. always knew our names, what we drank & gave great service. Oloughf (?? spelling), bartender at Headliners was also excellent, friendly & personal.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
nice ship

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
small bu very acceptable & usable

Ship tip

don't miss Syd Norman's

Ports of call

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
Excellent scuba diving - definitely will be back in the future

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5
nice pool area, had trouble getting lounger around the pool, but there were many by the beach

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
terminal was very nice, but confusing to get out of to get a taxi. Would be nice to have some signage to exit

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
always enjoy Cozumel

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
customs was easy, smooth transition off ship.... the port traffic person (with whistle to keep traffic flowing) was very rude and obnoxious to all the cars trying to pick up passengers
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