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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 28, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Escape
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 8718
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

the NCL Escape is a beautiful ship.  The waterfront is a enjoyable area and the ropes course is fun. The shows are very  amateur and the theater rather small for a ship that size.  Charges for everything!!!  Some of the bartenders need a class in diversity.  

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I like the smaller portion size. If you did not make a reservation, you either are waiting or changing to a different location. Not really freestyle.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Good variety


3 out of 5
Comedy show was good, but both main shows were (rat pack and after midnight) were rather amateur.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Most crew members were great, but so busy because the ship is so full. Bartender Ruby saved our vacation after an unpleasant experience at another bar

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Need more public areas to put photographers. They block the walkways very often. Should not allow smoking in casino. Smoke permeates throughout the 6-7-8 area.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Don't be fooled by the name mini suite, it is a mini room. Good balcony

Ship Tip

Check for hidden charges. Book shows, dining early. Don't think you will get an elevator on the first try as they are always full.

5 out of 5
1 out of 5
Don't waste your time getting off the ship
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