For the under 50 crowd

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 05, 2014
Ship: Norwegian Getaway
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: GTY
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Only one swimming pool on board, which was much too small, for that many passengers. One could only stand in one place in the pool. Not enough lounge chairs around the pool area. The shows were extra ordinary, great. on stage! Lounge areas were too small for side shows. We did not like that we had to pay to eat where there was a magic show. This show should have been on stage one night.  The Atruim did not have enough seating for different events held there. The service was wonderful. Some of the food (meats) could be improved. Many were tough to eat.  The cafeteria style dining was very good, especially on lobster night. More seating needed on deck 16 for late functions. The firework up there were very nice. I would have like at least one dress up night. Most of the families and younger people, wore shorts, day and night. Don't pack more than three sets of sports wear for the entire week. The many children on board were taken care of with many activities, and they even put on a show for us on stage which was adorable. I would recommend the Getaway for the under 50 crowd. We liked the free style dining.
 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Most of the meet was tough, except the ribs and prime rib.Lobster tail small but tasty. Specialty restaurant food was not as good as the cafeteria's except for the prime rib ad ribs.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Stage shows were great. Lounges, atrrum, Pool area, too small. Not enough seating.

Entertainment

Exceptionally good entertainment. Burn the Floor Dancers were great.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
They had plenty for all the children to do.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The service everywhere was above par. However, employees that had heavy accents were difficult to understand.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Great is there was a bigger pool, more lounge chairs, and Atrium chairs

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

We liked free style dinning to eat when we wanted to, and with whomever. The cafeteria was easy to use ,good The special restaurants, that you had to pay extra for, were wasted spaces. They could have made the atrium seating & lounges bigger instead. Very clean ship. Best for under 50

3 out of 5
Close to my home in Deerfield Beach, Fl.
5 out of 5
Great beach. Took water taxi to get there,.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Did not visit port

Good shopping

Nassau, Bahamas Did not visit port

Gov't notice re: crime up. We did not get off the ship here.
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