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Norwegian Joy Cruise Review

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Reviews: 8
Helpful Votes: 57

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

16 Night Panama Canal (Miami To Los Angeles)

Sail date: November 08, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 11926

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We missed Bahamas because of bad weather making it 6 sea days. Canal was uneventful Guatemala was uneventful I would not return. Acapulco was good although I don’t remember the last half of the party bus, to much rum. Mexican Rivera was great as always


4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship layout was very good easy to realize where you are easy to get around.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Nothing special

Ship tip

Book late. The prices go down and wash your hands

Ports of call

Panama Canal Transit

4 out of 5

Acapulco, Mexico

5 out of 5

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

3 out of 5
This port was unimpressive

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5
15 minute ride home makes this our favorite disembarking port.


3 out of 5
Norovirus delayed our disembarkation took over 3 hours from the time we selected to disembark until we cleared customs

Traveler Photos

Educational and informative  Good port Good by Miami That is the dollar menus Party bus is a must Not much to see just another sea day Cliff divers is a must Real Mexican Just a bed and a balcony with uncomfortable couch On board activities lots of food Puerto Vallarta little restaurant to the left of the dock
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