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Cruisin Pappy
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was the fourth cruise we have taken, and would rate this cruise quite low, in comparison. We had cruised on 3000+ passenger ships, previously, but that should not account for the difference in experience! 1) The ship is not well ... Read more
lnl67
Member Since 2017
1 review
We chose this cruise because of the convenience of Port Canaveral and the ports of call. The Epic, while not the most beautiful ship, offered lots of dining and entertainment options. I think it is better suited for couples. The best ... Read more
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Toola99709
Member Since 2012
1 review
66 forum posts
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our sixth cruise, and our 4th on NCL. We have sailed on the Star twice and once on the Jade. After cruising with Carnival and Princess, we discovered freestyle cruising and have not left NCL since. This was our first eastern ... Read more
seanpatti
Member Since 2017
1 review
My wife and I booked this cruise so we could see more of the Hawaiian islands. The booking and our call to NCL went very well and we felt comfortable with the whole process. The onboarding process went very well and we were promised ... Read more
angryirish
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I chose this ship because it was the epic, i have gone on smaller boats the most recent pearl and loved it. I wanted to try a larger ship to see if it had more on board to keep me occupied at days at sea. The boat was clean for the most ... Read more
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kristinacolby
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I wanted to escape the Midwestern winter and go somewhere warm so we sailed on the Norwegian Pearl in February 2017 to the Caribbean. We are ages 30 & 33 and had only been on one cruise each with family when we were ... Read more
mschaubroeck
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Norwegian Sky is a great ship: old & outdated - yes, but having been a Hawaiian ship refurbished and re-assigned to the Caribbean it has a much different character than the newer NCL ships. The staff was friendly, & the food was ... Read more
rbazor
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Just the wife and I on this one, we have no interest in New Orleans itself. Its just a very convenient hour and a half away. Getting on and off the ship is a breeze here with very easy going customs people and lots of helpful porters. ... Read more
Still Dreaming
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
533 forum posts
We choose this cruise so that we could experience New Orleans. We flew in Thursday and checked into the Intercontinental Hotel. Great hotel in a great location. We took a cab to the port but we could have easily walked it, but there ... Read more
Flawless_1011
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our 3rd cruise with NCL, we've never cruised with any other cruise line because we tried NCL and loved them right away. For my review I would have preferred to give 3 1/2 stars but I still think the cruise is above average. A lot ... Read more
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harlena
Member Since 2005
1 review
3 forum posts
Cruise was chosen because of length and destination. Buffet food was delicious, but ice cream machines were not always functioning. It would have been nice to have an ice cream machine near the pool. Coffee was too strong for our taste. ... Read more
MDW215
Member Since 2011
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I'd taken 4 cruises on Royal Carib in a previous lifetime, so I wanted to mix things up. I enjoyed sailing out of New Orleans on RC, and this NCL cruise fit the bill. I'd book an oceanview room, but when the upsell for family suite came ... Read more
MinnesotaDancer
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise due to the ship's age and the look and feel of videos and photos of the ship. It surpassed our expectations by far. The ship was beautiful, clean, functional, well designed, and easy to move around in. The seating ... Read more
wpgk
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Chose the Escape for the itinerary and price. We found the value to be there. The included ship entertainment was excellent if a little,hard to get tickets. Outdoors on the ship: The water slides were great fun (but for the big ... Read more
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rachelj
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We picked this cruise based on the itinerary and price. We flew into Miami the day before and enjoyed a dinner near out hotel that evening. Embarkation was a little bit of a mess. We asked multiple people the same question and got as many ... Read more
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pretzels66
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Loved the fact that ncl had first three days on land with excursions included in price. marriott was beautiful, excursions were very interesting. when we got on the ship which was recently refurbished it was done very nicely. staff was ... Read more
klmaruca
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I'll preface this review by saying that I have been on Disney, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, MSC and Carnival cruises before and while they all may have had a few issues they were all great cruises and I was never excited to get off ... Read more
sarahbeth722
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
My fiance and I chose this cruise because we are recently engaged and found an incredible deal with Norwegian- we decided that this would essentially be our honeymoon, as we are starting our own business and wouldn't have the time or the ... Read more
celtic456
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Simply cannot believe the cost of everything from $327 Internet Access for the cruise to $399 Ultimate Rome DAY trip EACH! $15 corkage if you have the audacity to open a bottle of your own wine. (Still far cheaper than buying on ship). ... Read more
brusuz92
Member Since 2003
1 review
45 forum posts
My wife and I were on a cruise two years ago to Bermuda on this ship and we had a good time and liked the ship and the crew. We went with the owners of our dance studio who went on there honeymoon with 24 other dancers. The largest dance ... Read more
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-Beachie-
Member Since 2016
1 review
77 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Food, service, people all great! Casino is a bit tight with payouts.... The staff was excellent, toga party a bit different. Wish we were made more aware of all the onboard activities in advance. Had everything book pre-cruise so we missed ... Read more
joyhavingfun
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We had a great time on the Escape! Service was amazing, cabin was great (we had a mini-suite with balcony), and food was outstanding! We had the upgraded dining, which I would highly recommend. There was always a "yes" answer to ... Read more
big red harley
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
First the ship is huge. This also means plenty to experience. The daily activity's will keep anyone of all ages happy. The only big crowds seem to be the elevators. We had an inside cabin number 9437 fwd. The room is more than enough ... Read more
jjjjhskr
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
After trying multiple cruise lines I have now taken 7 cruises on Norwegian, this was my first on the Escape. As always, Norwegian seems a cut above most cruise lines. The service is always excellent and the stewards are amazing. We even ... Read more
jimwendy6869
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise because it was a good value and we REALLY wanted to get out of the snow!! And it was our 20th anniversary! It was myself and my husband traveling. We had been reading reviews for several months and really began to ... Read more
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