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Norwegian Encore Cruise Review

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Norwegian Encore

7 Night Alaska Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 16, 2021

Ship: Norwegian Encore

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9286

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

Food was great, entertainment was great and the crew was extremely nice! Wished we had taken an earlier cruise, with it being the last one to sail and late October a lot of excursions were not available because they were closed for the season.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Covid testing went smoothly, muster call was quick. All and all was just your normal hurry up and wait game. 😄

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Only ate one thing I didn't like but cant even remember what it was at this point. Everything else was delicious!

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Choir of men was FANTASTIC!!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Only complaint (which is why I rated it a two star) is because every night the crew would go in and out of their stairwell quarters that is not far from this room and allow the door to slam behind them which sounds like your neighbor is constantly slamming the door next to you! After day 3 and talking to the neighbors at 11pm (yes, I felt bad afterwards) I finally figured out what was happening and said something to our steward. It was quite after that. Nothing like being mad at your neighbors for no reason. 🙄 The room, balcony and bathroom room was not bad other than that.

Ports of call

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Rained on us but we didn't let it stop us from viewing the totem poles. Most of the other excursions were closed due to it being so late in the season.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
It snowed when we were viewing the glaciers! Was so beautiful!

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

5 out of 5

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

Traveler Photos

Slamming doors! Choir of Men
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