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Norwegian Joy Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

7 Night Alaska With Inside Passage (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 25, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 13776

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I enjoyed the trip to Alaska and had a good time on the ship but I prefer the Norwegian Bliss because it is managed better than Joy.


5 out of 5
Very fast and simple

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Overall there was a lot of food. Some restaurants were excellent like La Bistro and Cagney's Steakhouse but some others were not well managed.

Q Texas Smokehouse

5 out of 5

Excellent restaurant with good choice of tasty food

Le Bistro French Restaurant

5 out of 5

The best restaurant on Norwegian Joy by far

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Maybe the cold weather prevented me from using most of them


5 out of 5
Shows were great and there were a good choice of performers

Children's Programs

I'm 61 and traveled alone

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
There were many excellent people but not all the staff did their job as expected

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Ship just come from reconstruction and was clean

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was big, clean and comfortable. Everything worked well.

Ship tip

Good ship but be prepare to spend time waiting for service

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5
I just walked around the city the day before and day after cruise.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Good shopping and many attractions. I went to crabs - boat excursion and good restaurant.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Nice city. I went to historical gold mines and found some gold.


4 out of 5
Not a port but fabulous nature

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

4 out of 5
Nothing to do in port but a wide selection of excursions. We saw a lot of whales but no beers.

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
Beautiful calm city with good food.


5 out of 5

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