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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Norwegian Escape

14 Night Western Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 03, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Escape

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 15766

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Would love to travel again. I am a Zumba instructor and would love to teach some classes and be part of the staff if possible sometime :)

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Ran smoothly. Very organized

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Manhattan Room was excellent every night for dinner there were different items to choose from. Very high quality and accommodating.

The Manhattan Room

5 out of 5

My absolute favorite and it is complimentary.

O'Sheehan's Bar and Grill

4 out of 5

Good for breakfast and late night snacks. The Ruben was very good too.

Moderno Churrascaria

5 out of 5

Great buffet in the center. Loved the selection of meats served and the grilled pineapple with cinnamon was delicious!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Bingo was fun, Jake and Samual were a blast! Crystal was a lot of fun to watch too.

Tradewinds Shops

4 out of 5

Had all I needed at fair prices.

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Andrew in the shop was very friendly and helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
very clean

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Overall was comfortable. The bed was great! Best sleep in years. The bathroom was a great size very spacious and loved the shower jets

Ship tip

It in the complimentary dining rooms as much as possible. Save the buffet on deck 16 for a quick bite. Also take advantage of room service. For the $7.95 charge it is well worth it.

Ports of call

New York, New York Did not visit port

We boarded in NY. I live on Long Island, NY so very familiar with NYC

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5
We went on the air boat and visited the alligator farm. It was more enjoyable than expected.

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas Did not visit port

Due to the weather and needing tenders, the captain opted not to make this stop.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

4 out of 5
Didn't enjoy the hawking from the vendors outside the gates. They were relentless but the prices could be bargained down.

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
beautiful place and lovely people. We went on a tour and did a little shopping in town.

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5
I was sick and just got off the ship looked around and back on again. We booked peddle boats but the weight limit was too little for my husband and I to ride. They credited us for the charge.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
We had the Mayan Retreat which was excellent. We had our own Shaman and although I was a little nervous about it - it turned out to be the favorite thing we did the entire cruise.

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
We had an all day excursion to the Mayan Ruins. The half hour ferry ride was so rough both ways people were vomiting it was terrible. Then the bus ride each way was two hours and fifteen minutes. We were only actually at the site for an hour. No time for shopping because we had to take the long bus ride back to the ferry and get to the Escape by 4:30. It was truly a waste of a day.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
The couple we traveled with were in the Haven so we got off the ship quickly.
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