Great staff but only average food and entertainment

Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
Norwegian Escape

7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Escape

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I found that the ship was nice but it lacked sufficient public restrooms in common areas and the food was average with lots of room for improvement. received paper menus at specialty resteraunts which was surprisingly classless for what is supposed to be upper scale dinning. staff was great and made up for the ships shortfalls. Big Kudos to the onboard personal trainer who was awesome. Thermal spa was also well with the extra money.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
No issues but nothing stood out either.,

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
garden cafe had insufficient seating for the size of the ship. May have been because weather was not that great and everyone stayed indoors.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
fitness center and Thermal spa stood out. Not permitted to do water slides because of a piercing this was a disappointment. :(

Entertainment

3 out of 5
overall underwhelming.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Most of the staff really shined while a select few where below average.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Nothing stood out as being exceptionally clean or exceptionally dirty so I ranked this as Okay

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
average furnishings with ample stowage.

Ship tip

I found that there was not a sufficient amount of restrooms on the ship and they are quite limited in space for a ship of this size

Ports of call

New York, New York

4 out of 5
What can you say bad about NY? I LOVE N.Y.! :)

Port Canaveral, Florida

3 out of 5

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

4 out of 5
Nice private Island I did enjoy my time here.

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Not really a fan of Nassau. felt like I was constantly being harassed by the locals peddlers

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Nothing stood out either way.
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