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pwk0000
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We have been on NCL a few times now - the breakaway - the pearl - and Spirit This one was a bit lack lustre. Bad news first: The garden Restaurant... a nightmare finding anywhere to sit at meal times... there seems to be a lot ... Read more
ktaylor8324
Member Since 2016
1 review
Wanted to see Alaska and it was the best deal around. Never sailed NCL and it was a genuinely great ship. Found no faults with the ship and the crew were very friendly. Entertainment was very good. Tim Kaminski, the juggler, and the ... Read more
melissadiego@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
This cruise was amazing. I had been on the NCL Sky earlier this year and loved the experience and customer service. Everyone on board the Getaway was great and always happy and with a smile on my face. I had the unlimited beverage package ... Read more
mlzig
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Mini Suite great space, balcony could have been a little larger. Room steward was terrific. Spa services overpriced and staff was not really accommodating to our request of times. Photography staff gave 2 different answers - overpriced, ... Read more
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Stanzalady
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
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

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mikflounders
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We bought this cruise as a package deal having seen it advertised in a newspaper and seemingly a good buy. We had never been on a cruise before and were going to celebrate a significant birthday with close friends. So a little bit ... Read more
sargemrs
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
98 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our group of 4 couples decided this cruise would interest us and we began the planning. We all chose the aft penthouses. 3 were on 9th deck and 1 was on 10th deck. The 10th deck stateroom was much larger, at least the balcony was. ... Read more
cmnutritionow@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my husbands first cruise and he enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the Norwegian cruise line. We enjoyed meals in many of the different dinning rooms and enjoyed them all.We attended many of the shows and were pleased with them ... Read more
CarolsCruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
My daughter and I chose this cruise because we had never cruised with Norwegian. I have to say, this was a wonderful experience for both of us. The ship is Beautiful. The Crew is so FUN! The room was spotless and the food was excellent. ... Read more
Priscilla0383
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
so ive never been on a cruise before and decided this year i'd like to change it up a bit and go on my very first cruise. this was a family trip so i went with my 2 kids aged 12 and 7 and my boyfriend...we are in our mid thirties. with so ... Read more

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myboy32e
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 helpful votes
Let me start by saying this was our first cruise with NCL and it was a cruise for our niece's 21st birthday! That being said I have sailed on Disney and Royal Caribbean and I will compare this cruise with RC because Disney is in a class ... Read more
nportillo
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is my 1st Cruise and I am very satisfied with Norwegian. This free style cruise was great as I didn't worry about time, places, dress code, etc. The ship was fairly new and the ammenities and facilities are great. The rest offer ... Read more
bonriki62
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
My wife & I boarded this cruise with lowish expectations after a not so brilliant experience on another cruise line several weeks ago. However, we loved everything about this cruise. Food was amazing, even in the buffet, and there are ... Read more
Magickpyggie
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
653 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
I titled this review “Returning to the Jade village” as it is like coming home as you get out of the van on the arrival at the port and you start to meet the old friends you made on previous cruises. A lot of interesting ... Read more
Lower Latitudes
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
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

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edmregan
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 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
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
PhillyRomantic
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
100 forum posts
5 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
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
jchiumento
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
15 helpful votes
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

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Kinnialias
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
I love this Itinary; Boston to Bermuda and back for a week. Easy to do for us locals near Boston. The Dawn looked very good inside and out with the recent renovation. Nearly everyone was pleasant and helpful; room steward, dining ... Read more
aautomo884
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was a surprise 50th Birthday Cruise for my husband. We had a group of 38 people. My husband and I have cruised many times before on Royal, Carnival, and Princess, but this was the first time we cruised NCL. I chose this line ... Read more
HBrouwers
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
This was our first cruise. The embarkation was very fast and we could start very fast with our cruise. The luggage was concerned to the cabine. From the beginning the crew was very friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean and there was ... Read more
myelner17@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
I have to say that I was quite disappointed with this cruise after hearing so many people rave about it. On the plus side I would say are the following; 1. Burn The Floor and Rock Of Ages, their two main shows were both excellent. Be ... Read more
Rushman58
Member Since 2008
6 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My family and friends (12 total) decided last year to book an Alaskan Cruise out of Seattle about 12 months out. Just a quick background, my wife and I have been on about 20 cruises on Carnival, Norwegian, Disney, and Royal Caribbean, and ... Read more

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