Panama Canal adventure

Norwegian Joy Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

3.1 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

16 Night Panama Canal (Miami To Los Angeles)

Sail date: November 08, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 14816

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The ship, Joy and crew were great, port call cancellations were not, embarkation and dis-embarkation were horrible.


1 out of 5
Completely disorganized,

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Specialty resturants were great, 24hr location was good, buffet was beyond bland.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Nice, comfortable, clean, quiet, nice view.

Ship tip

Only worth it with the 5 "free” perks.

Ports of call

Cartagena, Colombia

2 out of 5
Street 'vendors' were some of the most aggressive I've ever met.

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

2 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2 out of 5

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2 out of 5

Mazatlan, Mexico

2 out of 5

Acapulco, Mexico

2 out of 5

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

2 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

2 out of 5

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

2 out of 5
Rained out

Miami, Florida

2 out of 5


1 out of 5
Completely disorganized.
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