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7,491 Norwegian Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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649
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Smileyd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Aft balcony room very small, poor design, definitely not meant for 3 people although bathroom was good size. The 9.99 calling plan (Iconcierge) to reach other guests never worked, waste of money. There is only 1 kiddie pool area that ... Read more
Big Kahuna D
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Forward: To begin with I’m a regular guy and like everyone else works hard and really looks forward to a cruise where you get away from it all and enjoy yourself. My wife and I sailed on the Oasis in December (2015) and just ... Read more
Family Review
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Bottom Line - The cruise ship and experience were fair to poor. Not horrible, not great. After this experience would not go on the Escape again and would probably not go on another Norwegian. It was not as bad as some reviews indicate, ... Read more
Mrkjrk
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Came back yesterday 7/2 from our 1st cruise ever. Escape made that experience exceed our expectations. Only reason I did not give Excellent 5 star rating was due to the pools. The fact that there is only 1 main pool on a ship that size is ... Read more
djpereziii
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My family and I just returned from our cruise and it was a lot of fun. It was so good that we made reservations for the same time next year on the Escape. The ship is new and clean. The finishes are all high-end and well done. There is ... Read more

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charmsfan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Boarding was painless except that the men taking bags at curb seemed to be competing for $ and were yelling at us which didn't give a very warm first impression. We had free drinks...all under $15 were free. We paid nothing despite ... Read more
jlovestotravel04
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This cruise was AMAZING!!!! To start with, we are a family of four with children the ages of 7 and 11. This was the first time we took our children on a cruise. I was not disappointed and recommend this ship. Embarkation was very ... Read more
TRoc
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Escape is a beautiful ship and has a lot to offer. Getting on and off the ship went smoothly. We did the "walk-off" and took our own bags off the ship and found it to be easy and quick. Our cabin was located mid-ship on the ... Read more
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esantama
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
I want to be brief and cover a few key items with the ship below as we traveled in a party of four (4) married adults in two ocean view cabins with our grown kids left at home. 1) The food was decent in the sit down free dining rooms ... Read more
majam3
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This is our 5th Norwegian cruise The Ship The ship is very nice I felt the swimming deck was chopped up and akward the main pool area is to small I prefer a slightly smaller ship this ship is very crowded at all areas We ... Read more

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alibubba
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
285 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were celebrating our 50th anniversary and this was where the grandkids thought they would like to cruise. We were a group of 12, which included all of our immediate family. We booked 4 balcony cabins that were on the 11th deck aft ... Read more
Diva01saling
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my first time sailing solo and I went with Norwegian mainly because of the solo rate and the itinerary. This experience was amazing! The wonderful people at the service desk answered all my questions and the excursions team were ... Read more
utopiashop@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I was super excited about this cruise since I hadn't been on one in years. The embarkation was orderly and went smoothly . We did have to wait several hours for our room to be ready but that may have been my fault for boarding too early. ... Read more
smeeze
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was my first cruise on Norwegian. I have cruised with Royal caribbean, celebrity,carnival and I found this one to be the very best. The food was so yummy/ delicious!!!! the staff is very friendly. Our balcony was smaller than that on ... Read more
Vinnyjake
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Just returned from a 7 day Western Caribbean cruise on the Getaway and really enjoyed it. We have previously cruised on Disney, Royal Caribbean and Princess for Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises. I rate the entertainment on NCL better ... Read more

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susankoch
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the destination and the price. This was our first NCL experience and it was wonderful! The Escape is an amazing new ship that we would go on again. Checking in was smooth and efficient and we liked the ... Read more
bizzybee185
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had a very enjoyable cruise! I sailed with my parents, grandmother, my aunt's family which includes 2 teenage girls. This was my second time on this ship (previously sailed New Year's cruise in December 2015) and we had a great time on ... Read more
KittyCruzerTwo
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first time on Norwegian. We chose this cruise because we were able to book a mini-suite with 2 packages - specialty dining and a drink package. We have never cruised on a large ship -- and this one housed 5,000 passengers - ... Read more
MariosCruises
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to experience freestyle cruising, as it was our first in a large ship. Another reason was the Norwegian Escape, which is a new ship. We couldn't have made a better decision! As we were honeymooners, ... Read more
bear01234
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It' s a new Ship and some new ports so that attracted me to it. The restaurants were great, the service was pretty good, The activities could have been better. The major drawback on this Cruise Ship is it is ;Crowded ! There are to many ... Read more

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West Palm Frank
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Ok, where to start? Overall - the ship is great eye candy. It is simply beautiful. Try to find a spot of rust, I dare you. Art gallery was well laid out and not crowded as on other ships and so was fun to walk through and view. Shows ... Read more
pippal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The Norwegian Escape is a beautiful ship but the cruise itself could do this A LOT of improvements. The worst experience of this cruise is Tyler - the Cruise Director. He is the frat boy who never grew up. He is everywhere throughout ... Read more
tarawilson13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our first cruise. We took our three kids ages 16, 14, 10. We got to the ship after a flight, at 3:30pm and were able to walk right on. Our room was ready and it was bigger than what we expected. Also, the bathroom was a good ... Read more
dawn.soviero@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We just got off the NCL Escape. It is a beautiful ship. We had two children with us 4 and 9. They had a great water park area for the children and they enjoyed going to the camp every night. Food was excellent with a great variety. In ... Read more
cruiseus111
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Don't let anyone tell you not to go on this ship, don't listen to negative postings. We just came off a one week cruise and the one and only negative thing to us was getting off because our week was up, seriously. New ship, great staff, ... Read more

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