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tacreno
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and I did a Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Escape and it was very good overall. We cruised with a group of friends, which two of them got married on the ship. I was skeptical from the previous reviews but they must have finally ... Read more
Irish Father 42
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Hi. We are a family of 4, with 2 girls aged 6 & 5. This was our 9th cruise (all 9 with NCL) and our 4th time on the Epic. We had the package where the drinks, speciality dining were included free and also a package of 50 photos. ... Read more
bhumbert
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Terrible service. In order to get a drink from any bar you had to stand in a long line (30 minute waits). If a bar ran out of a drink they would not order another bottle, you would have to go to a different bar. Very little wait staff ... Read more
JustCRuSIN37
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Day 1.....arrival time was 9:30am so we parked the car a few blocks away and they drove us to the terminal to begin the check in process. They also gave us huge apples upon arrival, I guess that's what you get in the BIG apple.The service ... Read more
nolacruisersharon
Member Since 2010
1 review
32 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We booked this cruise out of our home port of N.O. to get out of town for Mardi Gras. After reading the reviews, I was skeptical. The ship turned out to be beautiful and very clean. I don't know why people were so critical. Due to all ... Read more

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689florence
Member Since 2010
1 review
122 forum posts
2 helpful votes
our group of 16 people spent several days in New Orleans, having a wonderful time, enjoying the Mardi gras festivities and trying the local cuisine, and touring. We are all well traveled, seniors and have cruised many many times on many ... Read more
Dawsob1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
There was a group of 5 of us - my husband, his sister and her husband and a friend. Age range is 37 - 45. My husband and I have been on 8 Carnival cruises including older and new ships. We wanted to try something new as we have heard ... Read more
CruisinMaterial
Member Since 2005
24 reviews
10,588 forum posts
2 helpful votes
About Me: I’m a 34 year old male who sailed solo on the Groove Cruise (GC) on Norwegian Pearl from January 22 – 26, 2016. I’m an avid cruiser and lover of House and Trance music but I do not attend the land-based ... Read more
pkyi
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Itinerary: This cruise was a South America cruise which embarked in Valparaiso Chile and terminated in Buenos Aires Argentina. The ship went along the west coast of south america (Punta Monte, Puerto Chacabuco, and Punta Arenas), through ... Read more
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J18ktleo
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
3,990 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We booked this cruise as we've only done one other NCL and wanted to have the experience to compare as we've sailed many other lines. This ship is gorgeous! The public spaces were really cool, restaurants beautifully done, staterooms ... Read more

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leliefeldr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 5th cruise, 4th one with Norwegian. I have to say that I am very disappointed with this cruise. The service was terrible except for the cabin personnel and the Doctor services. Food was cold in every restaurant that we ... Read more
Proretiree
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
First times with this cruise line other than Carnival and RC. Pros: Ship was fantastic and I thought nicer than the RC Allure and Oasis - and definitely not as crowded. And if you are single and carefree, the clientele will be much ... Read more
Cruisin72
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The crew – while they tried to be nice, I think didn’t understand nor speak English well. This caused them not to be very chatty besides just a “Good Morning”. I think every meal they messed up the order simply ... Read more
Cipi&Pepe
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Is not just a metaphor is a reality. I just come back from a 17 days “back to back” cruise on Norwegian EPIC and I realised, once again, that EPIC and in general Norwegian Cruise Line is like marmite for breakfast: you love ... Read more
MuffinFamily
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
In my immediate party was myself and my husband, and our three young children. We were also traveling with the grandparents, and other extended family (some with kids, others without). We came onto the Escape with relative ease, but ... Read more

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mzmjwhite
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
From the moment we began our check in...My daughter Jacorien...and myself were richly impressed. The staff were very professional, yet personal. We had previously come to New Orleans aboard The City of New Orleans from Amtrak. A very ... Read more
Kray408
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Well first, our group consisted of 8 people, ages ranging from 21-28. When 4 of us called to book our cruise months in advance, the Norwegian agent/representative that helped us over the phone completely lied to us and tricked us into ... Read more
MzDouble R
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We flew in overnight from DCA to Barcelona to catch the cruise. The transportation to Barcelona then the cruise ship was smooth (no lost luggage). The embankment was better than expected (I'm read a few stories). The stateroom was on the ... Read more
abs2009
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Left LA round trip Mexico (a cruise that we've done 24 times prior) with stops in Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. I enjoy this itinerary because it is relaxing and after traveling there so many times, I know where to Christmas shop. ... Read more
RNRegina
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Service in dining room was extremely slow. Refused to go to the specialty restaurants and pay extra money. I think that's what they want. Had planned to have breakfast in the cabin, but they started charging $7.95 for room service. The ... Read more

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nanlee6
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
21 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
My BF and I sailed on the NCL Escape the end of November of 2015. This was our 3rd time on NCL: NCL Pride (Hawaii) and NCL Dawn (West Caribbean). I tend to get a little sea sick even with the patch so I thought being on a bigger ship ... Read more
Builtwells
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
527 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our third cruise on the Dawn out of NOLA, same itinerary. It's an easy port to sail from for us and we prefer the smaller ships. At embarkation, I told the greeter we were priority boarding and she pointed us to an area we stood ... Read more
TBA Traveler
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I brought 45 people from my adventure and travel groups on a cruise on the Norwegian Star out of Tampa. Pros: Sailed out of Tampa, FL where I live; The ship was very clean and attractive on the exterior and in the public ... Read more
miikkeell
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was not only my first cruise with NCL, but the 3 other passengers I brought with me. The impression was that the cruise was geared more towards an older crowd. We are in the range of 28-38 years of age. I didn't mind that it was not a ... Read more
bigfeet99
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Had a great time on NCL Escape. Was not ready to get off the ship after 7 nights. Will definitely sail on this ship again. Group of 6 for this voyage. Everyone had a great time. Enjoyed the theater shows and comedy shows. Best meal was ... Read more

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