NCL'S Escape is designed for maximum capacity not passenger comfort

Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 06, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Escape
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 15282
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 1 year ago

While there are more cabins and more people on the Escape, the venues are about the same size as smaller ships so expect to stand in long lines for every onboard activity.  And, also expect all that goes with standing in long lines -  disgruntled fellow passengers, those unwilling to wait their turn, unavailability of decent seating choices, etc. Sad

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Expect the more desirable menu items to be unavailable, unless you enjoy eating early.

Entertainment

1 out of 5
the show "After Midnight" was "suspended" 15 minutes into the performance. No reason was given.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
This cabin is smallest balcony stateroom, ever. Even worse, it is directly below the Garden Café where staff drag the tables and chairs across the ceiling of the cabin to clean the dining room floor at 10:30 pm and to set-up for breakfast at 4am every night. This process is the sound equivalent of the Jolly Green Giant dragging his nails across a blackboard magnified 10X. And, rather than the floor to ceiling/wall to wall balcony windows like in other ships, there are small casement doors with no tie-back for the curtains so that they cover half of the door window pane, thereby, further blocking the already limited balcony view from inside the cabin.

Ship Tip

Book your Caribbean cruise on some other ship.

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