nice ship but too much nickel and diming

Norwegian Encore Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Norwegian Encore

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 15, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Encore

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 14272

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Great boat if you're ok to wait in line for attractions (speedway, water slides, VR). If you're going for the spa - go on another boat - they built the arcade ON TOP of the spa. The Vibe beach cabanas are not great - don't spend the money on these. Read the fine print on every promo you think you're getting - there's terms that basically prohibit many from being of much use.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
spa - not great. but thermal spa was good

Entertainment

4 out of 5
beatles band great the 1st two times, by the 3rd time, its the same thing. the Rojas bans - so, so - hard to wrap your head around hard rock band from Columbia. Choir of Man was FABULOUS. missed Kinky boats due to being cancelled for bad weather

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
over all pretty good - spa folks cold be hit or miss. Our bartender in the Vibe was AWESOME!

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Please never put the arcade ON TOP of the SPA. what were you thinking? This was really bad idea. the spa rooms sounded like beards of elephants running over head.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
typical balcony room

Ship tip

expect to be nickled and dimed. its the worst thing about NCL. expect hard upsells in the spa.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5
wish we weren't just there at night..

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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