No deck space - nickel and diming galore

Norwegian Encore Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 30

Overall rating:

2.8 out of 5
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Norwegian Encore

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 16, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Encore

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 14182

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Worst NCL ship i have been on. I feel like they took everything good from the escape and removed it. Need spice H20 or a non-pay adult only area.


1 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Pool was packed. Spa had issues with steam room/sauna


Did not do shows and comedy was booked up first day so could not get in

Children's Programs

no kids with me

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Staff good but were very understaffed so dining/bar service took a long time

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Design was awful. No deck space. All consumed by extra pay activities. People fighting over deck chairs. Buffet also disorganized. Worst NCL ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Standard min-suite for NCL

Ship tip

If you enjoy the sun do not book this ship.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

3 out of 5
Ports were fine.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

3 out of 5

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas Did not visit port

Too choppy to tender so we had sea day instead. Terrible. More fighting for chairs.


5 out of 5
Quick and easy
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