Not using Norwegian again...
Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Review summaryWe had high standards from Holland America and were disappointed with staff and friendliness. We will cruise a smaller ship on a different line next. Beautiful ship.
Food and Dining
There is a $20 cover to the Ice Bar. We had the ultimate drink package so this was not the best place for us. I like the cold and it’s neat, but I don’t want to spend an extra $20 per person to get into a bar...
O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar and Grille
This was weird. We went to OSheehans many times because the food is complimentary there. It is split between bar and grill. If you sit at the bar outside the restaurant area, you’re told to check in with the hostess at the restaurant for a menu first. You flag a waiter down to take your order and we had to repeatedly walk up to the bar for a drink refill ourselves. The service is slow. I ordered food and a desert. Never saw the desert and our waiter never came back to our table. If you order an alcohol drink or other than water from the restaurant the waiter has to walk over to the bar through crowds of people to get your drinks. Not pleased. Good location, poor planning/ management of bar/ grill.
Mostly have the same food everyday except for the specialty part. They do different themes each night for specialty part of buffet. They shut down half the buffet without warning. It’s odd. Also, they do not put things in order for people to start a line properly. Like example at the salad bar, they had spinach mix, some toppings, then romaine lettuce and dressing. So if the person starting the line wanted romaine, they started where the end should be. Not a whole lot of room to sit when it’s busy.
Cagneys was wonderful. Food and staff were 5 star all the way!
I have never spent more time at guest services in line or on the phone with them. They’re not patient and don’t really care about taking care of your problems here. There was always a long line. So prepare yourself if you have any issues.
Tradewinds Tax & Duty-Free
Things are pretty pricey in my opinion and the selling staff is kind of pushy. Big selection from alcohol to watches/ jewelry and souvenirs.
There are so many events held in the atrium next to the Internet cafe that people take the chair for extra seating. I was hoping I would get better WiFi when logging into my internet package. WiFi was no better in Internet cafe then in my room.
The fitness center is split between cardio and weights. Always packed!
We went to go find a place to play chess (my husband and I).The card room is very private and somewhat hard to find by the library. They did not have a chess board. They had checkers and scrabble though. They have windows by the card tables if you’d like to pull the curtains and see out while playing.
Service and Staff
Cabin / Stateroom