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There's nothing subtle about Norwegian Escape, the first ship in Norwegian Cruise Line's Breakaway Plus Class. You'll notice that before you even board the cruise ship. The hull art, designed by renowned ...
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730 Norwegian Escape Cruise Reviews

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Stanzalady
Member Since 2016
1 review
The Escape is a beautiful ship I would recommend sailing on this ship, the staff is very friendly, the ship is very clean and well kept, the food is excellent. The activities on the ship are fun. I loved the water slide, hot tub and pool ... Read more
Buffalorich
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
We had a great cruise on the Norwegian Escape. I was a little nervous after reading some of the other reviews but found everything to be well above my expectations. Embarkation went smoothly. We arrived a little early but as soon as the ... Read more
barbl123
Member Since 2007
1 review
123 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Just got off the Escape yesterday - this review will not be pages & pages, just a short info review. First let me say that I enjoyed the cruise & ship very much. It was my 8th NCL cruise -but the biggest ship we have been on -prior ... Read more
KAYKAY121
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We love the Escape. Everything about it. It is huge and you can't do everything on that ship in 7 days. We unfortunately forgot where the meet & greet was being held so we missed it. I was determined to get on early. I would rather ... Read more
cue881
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
13 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
I had an inside cabin and it was fine. I travelled by myself so there was plenty of room. I found the crew to be very friendly all throughout the ship. Getting on and off the ship was a breeze. The lines only took a minute or two ... Read more

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Jujums
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I cruised to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It was our first vacation without children in 16 years so we were looking to relax and spend some quality time together. We stayed in Miami the night before to insure we ... Read more
try everything
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
I spent the day in Miami prior to the cruise. I visited a couple of tourist traps. Had a blast. Embarkation was a breeze. The line a the front and at the desk moved quick. The people asking you to fill out the health questionnaire were ... Read more
Lower Latitudes
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
This ship gets a A+ ! Its new , has something for everyone , food & beverages outstanding , entertainment excellent , Itinerary awesome . I honestly can not say one bad thing about it ! 3 story ropes course , great pools , Grotto water ... Read more
Karbata
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise because of the newness of the ship, the timing, and the itinerary. We had been excitedly looking forward to this trip since the day we booked it. Embarkation We parked at an off site garage and were shuttled ... Read more
edmregan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of price and the two add ons. This was our fourth NCL cruise and have never liked our experience with NCL, but thought since it was a new ship we would give them another try. This will be the last. We had ... Read more

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Indyman1
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was the first cruise for my wife and I, and chose Norwegian on the specials they were running at the time. This was one of the best vacations of our lives. We purposely chose this date of sail to avoid the school children and the ... Read more
4Cscruzin
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the special offers and the ship was new. Our last cruise was a Disney cruise. That was a total disappointment. Disney is way over priced! Our special offers were : 3rd and 4th guests sail ... Read more
kmott33
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I had a wonderful time on the Escape. I am not sure why people have such negative reviews about it. If you do your research ahead of time, you know what to expect and can plan appropriately. For the first time, we booked ... Read more
Idavikam
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The Escape was a beautiful ship, with a lot of activities and places to hang out. I spent a lot of my time at the H2O zone, during the day and night, it was'nt as crouded there as by the the pool, and I think the service was way better. ... Read more
PhillyRomantic
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
100 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My family and I just returned for the Sept. 3-10 NCL Escape sailing. The destinations were St. Thomas, Tortola, and Nassau. We flew into Fort Lauderdale and used Super Shuttle for transportation to the Miami Port. It was nine of us, so ... Read more

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Happycruiserhw
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
55 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Before I get started into the details of this cruise, I want to make one thing clear: I am a female solo cruiser. I have cruised about 10 times total on various lines. I am also, generally, a very easing going person who likes to ... Read more
petitelady
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Too many people, not enough staff, very few free dining options, tiny pool, no indoor adult lounges for dancing, no afternoon barbecue outside Smaller balcony rooms, poor cabin steward service, faulty a/ c Good entertainment , ... Read more
jchiumento
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We just got off the Escape this morning and I wanted to write my review while it was fresh in my mind. And also it's a way to stay connected to this great vacation we didn't want to end! Post-cruise depression has set in! First let me ... Read more
Ckorosec
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We picked this cruise because we liked the itinerary and got a pretty good deal on it. My husband and I have enjoyed causing in the past and thought we would try the Norwegian Cruise Line. The ship was large and the rooms were good size ... Read more
Yorkie0109
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I have just returned from my 8th cruise with NCL, and as usual had a fantastic time! We sailed from Miami on a 13 day back-to-back cruise to the Eastern and Western Caribbean. On the plus side the service/ amenities are very good: ... Read more

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GeoffM
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was only the second cruise that I had been on but it was my wife's third. We were on the cruise because it was to celebrate my 70th birthday. Birthdays with a zero on the end are always special and you need to do something that you ... Read more
cruiselover19811981
Member Since 2012
1 review
37 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our family of 4 enjoyed this megaship very much...our first time sailing with NCL, and a great experience, particularly with the Freestyle dining at the MDR'S with our 6 and 8 yr old children. One night we went to eat at 7, another night ... Read more
domfrontqueen1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
NCL is my go to cruise line when travelling solo. The studios are not large but perfectly adequate. The room was kept spotlessly clean and there were walkways supplies of hot and cold drinks and snacks in the lounge area. Our solo host for ... Read more
gonecruising13
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 helpful votes
We really enjoy NCL and their freestyle cruising. There is a little for everyone on these cruises. My husband likes the casinos and fine dining, my sister likes the shopping and bingo, and my niece and I enjoy the silly poolside games and ... Read more
pauls4
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
My 4th cruise with NCLfirst on Escape Ship is beautiful and very clean had a large balcony room 9114 was nice service throughout the ship was good. Food was ok although they have cut back on menu choices i think they did that to ... Read more

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