5/15/2016 Norwegian Getaway Cruise

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 15, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Getaway
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 12864
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Overall I enjoyed the cruise, but not the ship so much. The ship is very large and beautiful, but not setup or staffed properly. The pool area is way too small for that ship size, could hardly get in. Bar at pool and spice h2o hardly ever had enough staff, making it very difficult to get a drink. Karaoke was lame, as the song selection is old and not current. FOD/LGBT was a joke, as it was not reserved and/or no signage, so other guests took over the space and there was no way to really meet. The first 2 port stops was not enjoyable, bad location and not much to do (think NCL should help sponsor rides to good locations while at port, as the local taxies were sketchy and we were not confident of safety). The time to board took forever, cramming many people into the room for a long time before we could board the ship. With my reservation, I had dinner for 2 at the Italian restaurant, but took 4 visits to customer service desk to get the cleared up, as they were trying to charge me.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Several time periods where nothing was really going on.


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Will not cruise on this particular ship again. Did not like the ship setup, pool too small, bars not staffed to meet the needs of the many people.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin and service was great.
5 out of 5
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