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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Bermuda

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Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 40

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
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Norwegian Escape

5 Night Bermuda (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 15, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Escape

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 11523

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

The Escape is a great ship with wonderful staff, good food and the best game shows and parties at sea.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Worst embarkation ever - for some reason had to wait outside for almost an hour in the cold, and for about 1 1/2 hours inside. Never happened at the Manhattan port before. No reason given. I gave 3 stars because this is unusual, and the port and NCL employees were still great.

Ship experiences

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Best entertainment ever! The game shows are so funny, I couldn’t breathe. And their parties are second to none.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Studio cabins are small but I find them very cozy. And I love, love, love the studio lounge. It is so comfortable and the coffee is great. It is like having a huge living room to go to throughout the cruise. I also Love the solo travelers meetings! A wonderful opportunity to meet people and make friends. Had some problems with the cabin steward on this trip, but is very unusual on Norwegian.

Ship tip

Definitely book the supper club. Most of the dinners are free and the shows are he great!

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
Best city in the world (but I’m a little biased because it is my hometown.)

Royal Naval Dockyard, West End, Bermuda

5 out of 5
Bermuda is one of my favorite ports. It is a beautiful and safe island. Plenty of things to do and places to relax.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
It was pretty fast. Except there was a really long line inside the ship to wait on (even if you are not self-assisting your luggage). Other cruise lines organize this much better. But once off the ship, the process is pretty fast.
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