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Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 43

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
Norwegian Breakaway

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 16, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Breakaway

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Review summary

Had so many problems and made so many visits to guest services that I begged to get off instead of returning for back to back. Began with I was supposed to have one free option Drink package however this caused many arguments and frustrations because my information did not show this on my reservations. Even though they had charged me for gratuities fir the drink package

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Good and quick

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Enjoyed buffet and learned from newsletter that Moderno was complimentary for breakfast. Little far to walk but enjoyed more than buffet. Much more relaxing beginning to my day

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Did not participate in activities that used energy.

Breakaway Casino

4 out of 5

Enjoyed

Breakaway Casino

4 out of 5

Enjoyed

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Enjoyed various activities in Atrium much more on this and the back to back cruise. Forgot the same two venues would be on each leg. Rock of ages and burn the floor. Rock of ages was too long and quite weird. Burn the floor was very good but the intro movie was far far too long

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
I enjoyed having Ana as my stewardess both weeks in the solo studio. She was very sweet and always anxious to be of assistance

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Felt a little huge when it came to walking

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
I kept same solo cabin for back to back cruises my stewardess was very nice and helpful. The size was adequate for me. Gave me less room to clutter. On one of the last days of second cruise someone I met in solo lounge showed me the solo cruise newsletter. It showed times and events and who was in charge fir the solo events. I Definitely Believe this newsletter should have been placed On My Bed Just As The Daily Ship Newsletter. I was told same info was in newsletter but How Re you supposed to figure that out (if you do not know it is there) with all the other information in the daily newsletter. Still believe that the Solo Information Shoe Be Given yo you same day and in same way as the other. The solo information was inserted in slots on wall of solo lounge just like the other advertisements

Ship tip

Book shore excursions early and show and meal reservations

Ports of call

Nassau, Bahamas

1 out of 5
We were the fourth ship from dock. That just made going to excursions terribly long walk uncovered in extreme heat to get ashore. The busses we waited on Never came. They seemed to all come toward our ship and get full before they reached us. In the future I will not get off ship in Nassau

San Juan, Puerto Rico

1 out of 5
Do not think we got to go here

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

5 out of 5
Really enjoyed this little place

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Loved this place

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Being back to back cruiser we sat in O Sheehan’s got far too long while the rest of the ship disembarked. They took our customs photo onboard and we were not allowed to leave ship and re enter
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