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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Escape

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 23, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Escape

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Been on 10 cruises in last 6 years - this is by far the least remarkable. I would expect that level of experience from Carnaval cruises (which are cheaper by design) but not from Norwegian. Won't risk my vacation again and will stay away from NCL in the future.

Embarkation

3 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Buffet and the main dinning are just OK. O'Sheehan's pub is great!

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Well below average. Long lines everywhere that make the activities essentially a N/A

Entertainment

2 out of 5
"Walmart style" entertainment to the most part - very cheap. One big exception is "Choir of man" which is great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff is doing their best

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
To the most part very clean. One common drawback - public lavatories run out of soap often.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Balcony

Ship tip

Fine if you are ready to spend big portion of your day in waiting line

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

1 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

1 out of 5
Close to 3 hours waiting for a tender ashore. Another 1.5 hours for s tender bzck to ship.

Harvest Caye, Belize

1 out of 5
Just relax

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
Tender issue again

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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