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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 20, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Escape
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 14734
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This was our 5th cruise on one of the biggest ships we've  been on !

Ultra smooth sailing, hardly knew we were cruising most of the time .

Lots to do especially if it involves drinking! Lots of bars and lounges .

 Craft beer drinkers have there own place on this ship ,  its called the District

Brewhouse, what a great place to try something new and different.

 

Food ranged from fantastic to blah, many up charge restaurants to try onboard .

 

There were over 4000 people of every age taking this cruise, infants to centenarians . Surprisingly ,it did not seem crowded until you took the elevator.they were jammed up with people most of the time .

 

I would call this ship a family cruising ship but they do cater to singles who  can have there own singles sleeping  cabins and  gathering area ,for singles only .

 

Whole top part of the ship will keep those kids and parents happy with waterslides.

pools and many other outdoor activities .

 

Saw all the shows and entertainers on the first week,  everything was a repeat on the second week , won't be doing what they call a back to back cruise again !

Wound up having to get off  the ship  and go to customs  after the 8th day  because we went back into the US ! What a pain in the ass that was ! Instead of letting people that were doing a back to back cruise stay on the ship , they made everyone get off the ship !

 

All in all ,we had a good time, but don't recommend back to back cruises that return to the states in the middle of your trip to drop off and pick up more people !

 

 

 

 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Some dos fantastic some days not

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Plenty to do

Entertainment

3 out of 5
wish they did not repeat the same entertainment not he second week

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Most housekeeping and waitstaff were great
Did not care for the people selling excursions the front customer service desk

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Top notch

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Not bad
well organized

Ship Tip

Bring cash to spend shopping off the ship , the dollar goes along way on this trip !
Lots of bargains if you got cash.

1 out of 5
Zeta virus n Miami I stayed on the ship/port

Philipsburg, St. Maarten Did not visit port

Liked

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Did not visit port

liked
5 out of 5
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