My first 2020 cruise

Norwegian Encore Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Encore

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 26, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Encore

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9120

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I booked this ship thinking it was similar to Bliss. I was disappointed because decor was somewhat austere for my liking. There were flaws on the construction/assembly of the ship, the hallways to cabins had deeps and unevenness where the sections of the ship were put together making it dangerous if you’re not aware of it. Disappointing for a brand new ship.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was ok. Buffet was too repetitive.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Will not rate. Unable to join many of the activities.


5 out of 5
Choir of Men and Kinky Boots were very good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very pleasant and helpful on all aspects.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Clean ship, ample spaces but did not like decor.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable and ample space.

Ship tip

Beware of hallways to cabins. Not even where the sections of ship unite.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

5 out of 5

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

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