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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 13, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Getaway
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 12880
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

In spite of being on a new large ship this cruise was barely average at best. The ship was designed for maximum capacity which meant long lines, sold out shows, crowded buffet area and the pool deck being ridiculously full with no available chairs. The ship has nothing special except they stacked on more decks to hold more passengers.

There were only 3 stops in 7 days so that they could keep us on the ship longer to spend our "precious" with them instead of in the ports. They should schedule one more stop so that there are not 4 days at sea out of 7. The food was decent in the main buffet and really good in the specialty restaurants if you don't mind spending a lot extra. I won't sail on this one again.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The balcony was awesome. It made our trip better.
3 out of 5
1 out of 5
Prepare to be badgered. These people want your money...bad.
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