So Day 5 has gone very well. Took a Fabulous your of St John. At my fav bar, the Atrium. Had two fabulous Specialty Dinners, @Maduro's and Le Bistro. I'm sure it was Great but Cotton Club after Midnight put me to sleep. 20 minutes in I left. Long Day

Norwegian Escape Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Norwegian Escape

7 Night Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 22, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Escape

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 13700

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 10 months ago

Review summary

Today day 6 is going great. Major score at Casino while having morning coffee. Le Bistro was its usual spectacular self. Second major Casino Score this evening. This cruise was a fav 5 for sure. I enjoyed the size as smaller NCL ships are limited in options Though large many intimate locations. Popcorn given out during movies. Royal Caribbean, charged for popcorn. Moscow Mules are top notch.topped w Ginger Candy. Cruise Director very very good. Have done New England Cruise 8 times and will book it again for sure. Next yr I believe it will be the Bliss.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very efficient, smooth going

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Cafeteria crowded at peak times, but lots of seating outside and weather was spectacular. Typical buffet choices and different countries represented each night

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Shows were good. Theater is small by comparison but shows are repeated all week with reservations. Many venues for various entertainment

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Expected After Midnight, Cotton Club to be a more lively show. It was slow to start so my wife and I headed to sleep twenty minutes in.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Outstanding period. No issues anywhere. A man was room steward, and he was tops. After 25 cruises he did some outstanding stuff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Best cabin ever and this was cruise number 25. It was overlooking bow. Right under bridge. It's considered Oceanview. Three full closets, 15 or more drawers sitting room with t.v. and desk and couch, sleeping area with large screen t.v., endless counter space, seat in window. 13700. Amar was top notch room steward.

Ship tip

Be prepared to walk. Very big ship. Must visit, Tobacco Road Pub. Atrium was my favorite bar. We prefer French Bistro and Brazilian Restaurants.

Ports of call

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5
Beautiful City

Saint John, New Brunswick

5 out of 5
Did the Bay of Fundy, St Martin tour. It was long but very good overall.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

3 out of 5
Only had 4 hrs in Halifax before Dinner. Arrived at 1:00 p.m.

Portland, Maine

5 out of 5

New York, New York

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
20 minutes from call to finish
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