Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

A bit better than average.

Sail Date: May 14, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Balcony

Cabin: TBA

This was our 4th cruise. 2nd on Norwegian. It was good. It wasn't great. As always the Norwegian staff was fabulous. They really do an excellent job of making sure your every need is met. I did not like the ports, St. Thomas, Tortola, and Nassau. For a 7 day cruise i would have liked another stop. We were late getting into Nassau so there was no point in going to Atlantis, not enough time to make it worth the money. When we went to the Buffet to eat we would have to wait forever and then run to get a table...not fun. The ship is not very well laid out, the spaces are not big enough for the amount of people that the ship carries. All the shows were sold out, and everywhere we were always jam packed. I won't do that one again. 

Cabin / Stateroom
Once you have a balcony, you'll never go any other way!!!
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Cleanliness - the ship was immaculate.
Design - was lousy.....just crowded, crowded, crowded, always a battle to find somewhere to sit, almost everywhere was always standing room only. That gets old.
Destinations and Excursions
St. Thomas was nice. We did the sail and snorkel with the turtles on 'the FURY' highly recommend that one!
Onboard Activities
Children's Programs
Our kids enjoyed their activities.
All the shows were always too full, the ship was just too crowded.
Service and Staff
Mario was our room attendant, he was wonderful!!!
Food and Dining
Miami, Florida
Traffic was terrible, everything was overpriced, save your money for the cruise.
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
sail and snorkel with the turtles....was wonderful!!!
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Beautiful scenery, take a horse and buggy ride, it's fun and worth it.
Nassau, Bahamas
If you go shopping, the locals love to barter, some of the things made there are beautiful.


Don't go on the Escape, go on the Jewel, much better ship!

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