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We got a good price for a ocean view room but really booked this to see New Orleans. Harvest Caye was the biggest let down as everything except the pool and the beach costs extra and your drink package is no good off of the ship. For me paying $5.00 for a beer is a bit much. On Harvest Caye that beer was $8.60. We enjoyed the beach and then went back on the ship and had a drink. Cozumel is a good shopping port if you like to play the game. My wife purchased earings for her sister that started out at $580.00 . 2 beers 4 shots and walking out of the store once we paid $160.00. 1 ct. mystic topaz stone with a diamond crown. Did we pay to much? Dont know but it was fun. Costa Maya had us and two other ships at the same time. You couldnt even walk down the street withought bumping into someone and if you are wearing a full backpack do not go into a store. A lot of those shops will charge you for the items that you break. The cabin 5828 was small but always clean. Had a problem with the outlet in the bathroom and it was fixed right away. Sea days did not have enough things to do in the ship and not enough pools for number of people. Bars were always busy and all seemed to be short staffed. We had 3 speciality dining included and went to Moderno twice. Both times had problems getting something to eat. Second time there asked for the head waiter and finally got served. Cagneys was much better. The ship itself was great except for allowing the smoking at the casino. O sheenhans was right above and you could not get away from the smell. The one positive thing that impressed us was that in our last 19 cruises this one was the quickest on and off that we have ever had. We waited maybe 10 min for our number to be called to get on and we walked right off at the end of the cruise.

Not The Best Cruise but not the Worst

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review by TravelBummer

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2019
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window
We got a good price for a ocean view room but really booked this to see New Orleans.

Harvest Caye was the biggest let down as everything except the pool and the beach costs extra and your drink package is no good off of the ship. For me paying $5.00 for a beer is a bit much. On Harvest Caye that beer was $8.60. We enjoyed the beach and then went back on the ship and had a drink.

Cozumel is a good shopping port if you like to play the game. My wife purchased earings for her sister that started out at $580.00 . 2 beers 4 shots and walking out of the store once we paid $160.00. 1 ct. mystic topaz stone with a diamond crown. Did we pay to much? Dont know but it was fun.

Costa Maya had us and two other ships at the same time. You couldnt even walk down the street withought bumping into someone and if you are wearing a full backpack do not go into a store. A lot of those shops will charge you for the items that you break.

The cabin 5828 was small but always clean. Had a problem with the outlet in the bathroom and it was fixed right away.

Sea days did not have enough things to do in the ship and not enough pools for number of people.

Bars were always busy and all seemed to be short staffed.

We had 3 speciality dining included and went to Moderno twice. Both times had problems getting something to eat. Second time there asked for the head waiter and finally got served. Cagneys was much better.

The ship itself was great except for allowing the smoking at the casino. O sheenhans was right above and you could not get away from the smell.

The one positive thing that impressed us was that in our last 19 cruises this one was the quickest on and off that we have ever had. We waited maybe 10 min for our number to be called to get on and we walked right off at the end of the cruise.
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Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window
Cabin OC 5828
Room was keept clean but it was very small. Knocked the soap dispensor down when trying to wash my hair in the shower.
Deck 5 Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins

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