Christmas Cruise not quite what I expected.

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 20, 2014
Ship: Norwegian Getaway
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 9196
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We traveled over Christmas and the crew was friendly as usual.  We were surprised at the lack of decorations for Christmas, just a few trees and some garland.  Some of the garland was paper and paper Santa Clauses were hung in some dining areas.....frankly we expected it to be more decorated and Christmasy.  Christmas day brought egg nog and some Christmas carols. Dinner was amazing with Turkey and Beef Wellington.

The desserts were really bad through out the trip with the upside of no weight gain on the trip.  

Not loving cruising the way I have in the past, very expensive and just didn't feel like a great value.

Beautiful ship and friendly crew, a few instances when we felt we had really good service.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food in the dining rooms was good, desserts were made with gelitan and lacked flavor

Entertainment

3 out of 5
not great.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
pretty good

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
its a new ship

Cabin / Stateroom

Cabin was good. tiny little balcony
1 out of 5
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