Ship was too big. Still had lots of fun. Going to stay with smaller ships.

Norwegian Joy Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 9
Helpful Votes: 76

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 05, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 12507

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Cruising is always fun but sometimes the ship is too big.


4 out of 5
Embarkation went well for the large amount of people that was waiting to board.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food was better than previous Norwegian cruises.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


5 out of 5
Footloose and Elements are must see shows.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Steward was good but we had to ask about many items.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Newer ship and it shows. In great condition.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Don't book an inside cabin. Inside cabins on the Joy is like a closet.

Ship tip

Don't book an inside cabin.


4 out of 5
Went well for the amount of people on the ship.
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