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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Norwegian Getaway

5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 12, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Getaway

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 10708

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

This ship was updated, good design, very well done. Looked more like a resort. Drinks were pricey. I don't drink but to get drink package we both had to purchase a package. Same with soft drink package, which is sad to have to purchase a soft drink package at the price of a small glass of fountain soft drinks. The buffet was always full. The included dining was excellent. I would have been hard pressed to have spent money for meals considering the quality in the included dining.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Everything went smoothly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The buffet was very good. Large selection. The included dining rooms were excellent. Good food and atmosphere.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
They appeared to be quite enjoyable. We only used the pool, the hot tubs were usually full.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
"Burn the Floor" was a high energy production. The "Million Dollar Quartet" was an excellent show, very well done.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone we interacted with were friendly and couldn't do enough. Room steward "Moose" was excellent. Seldom saw him but everything was always fantastic!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Always clean, especially considering the number of people on board.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable. Good size. Always excellent cleanliness.

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

3 out of 5
I rather disappointed in New Orleans. We only saw the French Quarter. Not what I'd expected.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Typical cruise port.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
Typical cruise port, but clean.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Had nice breakfast then took our own bags at our leisure. Walked off 1/2 block walk to our truck. Quite easy.
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