Norwegian Gem

Class: Jewel

Year: 2007
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2015

Tonnage: 93, 350
Decks: 15 (12 Guest)

Passengers: 2394
Crew: 1070 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.24 Passengers Approx)
Features: Lots to love on Gem including dining venues like Bali Hai Bar & Grill, a hot air ballooned themed venue or Orchid Garden Asian fusion. Have a drink at Magnums champagne bar or the Bliss ultra lounge & night club. Entertainment includes a white hot party or perhaps you'd rather original production Swing the musical and if it all gets too much there are pools, whirlpools and spaces to sit and relax. 

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Norwegian Bliss

Class: Breakaway Plus Class

Year: 2018

Last Major Refurbishment (if known): NA
Tonnage: 168,028

Decks: 20 (16 Guest)
Passengers: 4004
Crew: 2100 (Ratio: 1 crew to every 1.91 passengers)
Features: NCL's brand new ship is designed with Alaska & Caribbean in mind with a focus on observation lounges and viewing opportunities to take in the beautiful surroundings. While not the 1st, Bliss brings the largest ever, and 1st 2 deck racetrack at sea while deck 20 see's you shooting for the stars with Laser Tag. Entertainment is incredibly strong featuring broadway show Jersey Boys, Happy Hour Prohibition the Musical, Havana and more. Coco is a chocolate cafe and Q smokehouse brings some of the finest BBQ at sea. The Waterfront, 678 Ocean Place, Mandara Spa and The Haven all return plus much much more

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Norwegian Escape

Class: Breakaway Plus Class

Year: 2015
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 

Tonnage: 164, 600
Decks: 20 (16 Guest)

Passengers: 4266 
Crew: 1733 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.46 Passengers)
Features: Look at the statistics - over 25 dining venues, 21 bars & lounges, 1/4 mile Waterfront promenade, 2 Jimmy Buffet venues, 1 Tony Award winning musical (After Midnight), 1 onboard brewery, 1 snow room. Throw in shows, comedy clubs, sports complex, aqua park, waterslides, pools, spa, casino, the plank, designer boutiques, childrens clubs, the Haven & solo studios all adds up to 1 fantastic experience. 

Norwegian Epic

Class: Epic Class

Year: 2010
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2015

Tonnage: 155,873

Decks: 19 (15 Guest)
Passengers: 4100
Crew: 1724 (Ratio: 1 crew to every 2.38 Passengers)
Features: A ship and onboard experience almost built for the Irish market, think freestyle dining, premium all inclusive, West End entertainment, duelling piano bars, over 20 dining options, endless bars including O'Sheehans Irish Bar & Grill open 24 hours a day. Pools waterslides, bowling alleys, deck parties cruising around the Mediterranean! Read our review here: 

 

www.thecruiseroomireland.ie/single-post/NCL-Epic-Review 

Norwegian Encore

Class: Breakaway Plus Class

Year: 2019
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 

Tonnage: 167,800
Decks: 20 (16 Guest)

Passengers: 3998 
Crew: 2100 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 1.90 Passengers)
Features: With a year still to go before Encore graces the seas features and statistics are subject to change but as a sister to NCL Bliss you can expect a lot of similar features to the beautiful Bliss (see above)

Much more to come - watch this space! 

Norwegian Dawn

Class: Dawn

Year: 2002

Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2016
Tonnage: 92,250

Decks: 14 ( 11 Guest)
Passengers: 2340 
Crew:  1032 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.27 Passengers)
Features:  Norwegian Dawn came out of her 2016 refit like a brand new ship and now features new restaurants, venues and suites exclusive to the fleet. Try the exclusive to Dawn Los Lobos Mexican restaurant or the Michael Mondavi family wine bar alongside fleet favourites such as Sugarcane or O'Sheehans Bar & Grill. There are original productions onboard in the Stardust theatre, fitness centres, the Mandara Spa, pools, jogging track, childrens clubs and everything you've come to expect from NCL on a slightly smaller scale. 

Norwegian Breakaway

Class: Breakaway Class

Year: 2013

Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2018
Tonnage: 145,655
Decks: 18 (14 Guest)

Passengers: 3963
Crew: 1657 (Ratio: 1 crew to every 2.39 passengers)
Features: A ship jam packed with features. How about the 1/4 mile Waterfront with spectacular views and lined with bars and restaurants - speaking of which you have over 25 to sample onboard including 3 seafood venues. The Aqua Park has 5 multistory waterslides alongside a 3 deck sports complex containing golf course, rope courses and the plank...do you dare walk 8 foot over the side of the sea? As its NCL expect an entertainment extravaganza including Burn the Floor, Broadway show Rock of Ages & Cirque Dreams for starters! 

Norwegian Jade

Class: Jewel

Year: 2006
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2017

Tonnage: 93,558
Decks: 15 (12 Guest)

Passengers: 2402
Crew: 1037 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.32 Passengers)
Features:  Jade has just been through the Norwegian Edge revitalisation program so you can expect new venues, redesigned areas and reurbished staterooms to enjoy. There are no shortage of features either with 16 dining venues from Jasmine Garden Asian to Teppanyaki, O'Sheehans Grill to Cagneys steakhouse. There are 12 bars & lounges, Mandara Spa complete with thermal suite, not forgetting the Jade casino and Stardust theatre!

Norwegian Getaway

Class: Breakaway

Year: 2014
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 

Tonnage: 145,655
Decks: 18 (14 Guest)

Passengers: 3963

Crew: 1646 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.41 Passengers)
Features:  Getaway is a sister ship to the Breakaway and has a lot of similar features with the Waterfront which really does have spectacular views with bars and restaurants along it, so you can dine or drink inside or outside. There are over 28 (count em!) dining venues alone!! Like Breakaway you have the waterslide filled Aqua park, the plank, the sports deck, 678 Ocean place, an ice bar... and don't forget this is NCL so you're guaranteed top entertainment such as, Broadway show Million Dollar Quartet!

Norwegian Star

Class: Dawn

Year: 2001
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2018

Tonnage: 91,740
Decks:  14 (11 Guest)

Passengers: 2348
Crew: 1031 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.28 Passengers)
Features: The Norwegian Star has just received a refresh under the Norwegian Edge programme so she's looking all brand new! All you know and love about NCL are here, 15 dining options like O'Sheehans Irish Bar & Grill and La Cucina Italian. There are 11 bars and lounges such as the '5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar' and 'Sugarcane Mojito Bar'. Enjoy the entertainment of the Stardust Theatre, hit the star club casino or dance the night away at the 70's night Band on the Run. With children's clubs and spa facilities on board there's something for everyone! 

Norwegian Spirit

Class: 

Year: 1998
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2017

Tonnage: 75,904
Decks: 13  (10 Guest)

Passengers: 2018
Crew: 912 (Ratio 1 Crew to every 2.21 Passengers)
Features: Another NCL ship to recently go through the Norwegian Edge refreshment program and coming out the other side looking all brand new! Signatures features are packed onto the Spirit. Name them and they are here: Unique to NCL productions such as the visual treat 'Elements', dine at the Teppanyaki, drink at Galaxy of the Stars observation lounge, pamper yourself at Mandara Spa all while the kids are enjoying Buccaneers Wet & Wild park! 

Norwegian Sky

Class: Sun

Year: 1999
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2013

Tonnage: 77,104
Decks: 12 (9 Guest)

Passengers: 2004
Crew: 899 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.23 Passengers)
Features: Norwegian Sky is a ship with a difference in that it offers only 3 or 4 day itineraries around the Bahamas including NCL's private island Great Stirrup Cay! Whats more Sky offers an all inclusive experience with free open bar included! Although slightly smaller the ship itself features all you've come to expect from Norwegian with plenty of dining options including Cagney's and Le Bistro, Bars such as Outrigger and Dazzles Nightclub, Spa, Shows, Sports deck and more.

Norwegian Pearl

Class: Jewel

Year: 2006
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2017

Tonnage: 93,530
Decks: 15 (12 Guest)

Passengers: 2394
Crew: 1072 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.23 Passengers)
Features: Sip a mojito at Sugarcane, catch a show at the Stardust theatre, dine in a different venue every night, have a flutter in the casino, feel 'allwhite' at the White Hot dance party or relax in the Mandara Spa. More? How about hitting the bowling alley or watching your latest destination disappear into the distance with a cocktail at the Great Outdoors bar. Whatever you choose to do on this 15 deck ship you're in for a treat, especially as it's recently been refurbished!

Norwegian Joy

Class: 

Year: 2017
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 

Tonnage: 167,725
Decks: 20 (16 Guest)

Passengers: 3883
Crew: 1700 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.28 Passengers)
Features: The Norwegian Joy is the first contemporary ship built specifically for the Asian market, so much so that you can only book through Chinese booking partners. The ship itself sounds incredible, with features catering for the likes and dislikes of Asian passengers - think more casinos, more shops, the worlds 1st race track at sea, focus on connectivity, Virtual Reality, simulator rides, interactive video walls and  more. Hopefully some features will appear in future ships for the rest of the market - the race track of course already has appeared on Bliss! We live in hope! 

Norwegian Jewel

Class: Jewel

Year: 2005
Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2014

Tonnage: 93,502
Decks: 15 (12 Guest)

Passengers: 2376
Crew: 1069 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.25 Passengers Approx)
Features: The Norwegian Jewel was the 1st of 4 Jewel class ships building on the success of the original ship. Having been refreshed in 2014 she comes complete with a host of activities, host of bars, lounges and restaurants, theatre, spa, sports, shops....all enjoyed with NCL's premium all inclusive  freestyle type of cruising! 

Norwegian Sun

Class: Sun

Year: 2001

Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2018

Tonnage: 78,309
Decks:  12 (9 Guest)

Passengers: 1936 
Crew: 906 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.14 Passengers)
Features: One of the 8 ships refreshed as part of the Norwegian Edge programme in just 2 years. She may be one of the smaller ships in the NCL fleet but there's a lot to love.  While cruising around Caribbean, Cuba or the Panama Canal you can enjoy 1 of over 50 treatments in the Mandara Spa, relax in one of many bars and lounges, pools or sun decks, go French, Italian, Asian, Brazilian and more in the dining venues and as always with NCL entertainment options are aplenty.

MSC Splendida

Class: Fantasia

Year: 2009

Last Major Refurbishment (if known):

Tonnage: 137,936
Decks: 18 (14 Guest)

Passengers: 4363
Crew: 1370 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 3.18 Passengers Approx)
Features: 5 Swimming Pools including Infinity Pool, 20+ Restaurants & Bars including Santa Fe Tex Mex Restaurant and 5 outdoor bars, F1 Simulator, Aurea Spa including Turkish Bath area, MSC Yacht Club, 4D Cinema

Pride of America

Class: 

Year: 2005

Last Major Refurbishment (if known): 2016

Tonnage: 80,439
Decks: 14 (11 Guest)

Passengers: 2186 
Crew: 927 (Ratio: 1 Crew to every 2.36 Passengers)
Features: You'll have noticed from the name that Pride of America is just a little bit different from the rest of the Norwegian fleet! The 'Pride' sails out of Honolulu on a round trip basis all year round so anytime is a good time to step onboard. Tailored for the region you can expect an immersive experience, with local Hawaiian cuisine across the 19 dining options which also include venues such as Cadillac Diner or simply cool down with a a gelato at Dolce Gelato! Other standout areas include the SS America library with memorabilia from the original ship itself, the Conservatory , a glass walled quiet area or the Hollywood Theatre for all those shows!

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