Not one I would do again

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 31

Overall rating:

2.9 out of 5
Verified Review
Norwegian Getaway

9 Night Baltic Capitals (Copenhagen Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 23, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Getaway

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 10607

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Would not cruise on NCL again even if they paid me, have been on around 15 cruises and by far this was the worst (even worse than Carnival. I have been on Silver Sea so I guess you get what you pay for


4 out of 5
Waited in line for about 1 hour total, this was at 1:30pm

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Only ate at the buffet for breakfast, and did not eat at any of the specialty restaurants. Ate at the 3 complementary restaurants and the food was terrible, bland and no variety, we even got up one night and went to the buffet to finish dinner Service was excellent but took over 1 1/2 hours for two people.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Nothing much to do for the 55+ crowd, didn't want to make reservations for everything. We like to do things at our own time and everything was always full. The did not have a big stage for all people to use


1 out of 5
Only went to one magic show and was boring

Children's Programs

no kids

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Everyone was trying hard but no one had smiles or engaged with anyone

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Ship layout did not like. The atrium was small and the pub was right above where you could here everyone (so loud), you could here the ice hockey game from above

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Cabin was right next to the service area by our head, so constantly heard banging and noises all hours of day

Ship tip

Don't go on the Getaway there ship was not made to handle 4000 people. Always had to wait at the buffet to find a seat. Kids running and screaming around. Food awful. We also had to miss the Stockholm port and wow they gave us $70 credit for that.

Ports of call

Copenhagen, Denmark

4 out of 5
Loved the city lots to see

Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany

3 out of 5
Don't waste your time on the 6 hour roundtrip bus to go to the city

Tallinn, Estonia

4 out of 5
Very easy to walk and lots to see

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

4 out of 5
So many things to see exhausting

Helsinki, Finland

1 out of 5
No need to stop there

Nynashamn (Stockholm), Sweden Did not visit port

Ship could not get into port soi we had to sit at sea


4 out of 5
Got off very quickly
Was this review helpful? 31


Leave a comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other reviews of this sailing