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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
Norwegian Getaway

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 25, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Getaway

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 14826

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

See above. My wife and I really enjoyed our cruise and would recommend it to friends for a 7 day cruise. We also met some nice people on the cruise.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Everything went smoothly and quickly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Tropicana Main Dining Room was very good. I was very disappointed with my entree at Le Bistro Specialty Restaurant. It tasted good, but all I got were 3 tiny pieces of lamb and about 6 bean seeds. There were no other vegetables. I have been in this restaurant on other NCL cruise ships and it was my favorite Specialty Restaurant and the lamb was excellent and portion was also good. I expressed my displeasure to the head waiter, but did not get much of a response, except that "That's how French Restaurants prepare their dishes, but I have been to other French restaurants and if they serve a plate that small, you are also served other courses. My wife's entree was good and the portion size was fine.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Entertainment was very good in the theater and the bars.

Entertainment

1 out of 5
The pool for adults is very small for a ship with over 4000 passengers. Too small to swim in when there were 8-10 people in it. with only 2 hot tubs, they were always crowded as well.

The Atrium

4 out of 5

Very good artists and music.

Children's Programs

No children on board, but was impressed with the water slide and rope climbing facility.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Excellent service in the Tropicana Dining Room from Ajay and Miriam. Very good room stewart as well.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
King Bed was comfortable. Room size adequate. Loved the balcony. Room was near the aft and close to Tropicana Dining Room and most other dining rooms and bars. A bit far from the theater, but needed the exercise anyway.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
Went to the Beach at both Roatan and Harvest Caye and we were lucky to have had great beach weather. Not much to choose from for other excursions in these 2 stops. Loved Chacchoben Mayan Ruins Tour from Costa Maya and the Tulum Mayan Ruins from Cozumel.

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Chocchoben see above

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Tulum see above

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Everything went smoothly.
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