Wonderful short trip

Norwegian Joy Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Joy Inagural

Sail date: April 26, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Overall, this was a great mini vacation to see the west coast. The ports allowed me to visited two beautiful places I’ve never never been before. There are a few things that need to be worked out on the ship to make it a little more organized but that will not stop you from having a good time. I would cruise with them again.


5 out of 5
Getting on the ship was fast and easy. Our room was ready and very welcoming as soon as we boarded. There was so much in the ship to see and do that we barely noticed when we had left the dock.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
There was some miscommunication with booking the reservations for specialty dinners that was a bit frustrating but there was plenty of back up places to dine. The buffet had something for everyone. Make sure you go on seafood buffet day. My favorite was the sushi restaurant! The food was so fresh.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The casino was small but clean and fun. My shipmate even won almost $100! Hot tub was not hot so that was kind of disappointing since the weather was a bit chilly on this trip. I treated myself to a pedicure, the stone massage and view were very relaxing. Overall, the ship had so many activities for every age group that made it easy to have a good time.


5 out of 5
We saw footloose and it was amazing! The whole show kept me entertained.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was very friendly and accommodating.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
It takes a little bit to get used to the layout but it’s not confusing by any means. There was always someone near by to direct you if you needed help. The ship was very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Make reservations for dinners as soon as you get on the ship.

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

4 out of 5


5 out of 5

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