Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

good cruise but lots of extra costs

Sail Date: February 14, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Even with the free ultimate meals package extra fees added up to much more than other cruise lines have cost us.  There is a non stop barrage of selling extras on board.  The extra restaurants are great and after going to a couple of the base restaurants this is needed to enjoy the cruise.  The buffet and is just average at best and service in the standard restaurants is basic, but the food is good.  Then the show were very good but some are extra fees also.  You really!my need to plan exactly what you want to do.  It does not let you just show up for much.  Wonderful ship design.  Some issues with the staff but overall very good.

Ship Quality
exceptional ship
Food and Dining
great in specialty restaurants, good in standard, and fair in the buffet.
Cabin / Stateroom
nicest shower I have had onboard ship
Service and Staff
minor issues with some
couple of great show and a couple of lower quality shows
Children's Programs
seem good
Onboard Activities
did try to have some at sea activites
Destinations and Excursions


The specialty restaurants are worth it but pressure to pay additional tips is wrong if you prepay the gratuities.

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