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356 Norwegian Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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mumsy66
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
A fantastic deal was offered through Travels with Alan. It included all transfers, specialty dining and a beverage package. We could not resist. This was my 9th cruise and it was the BEST ! The ship is not as grand as some of the newer ... Read more
BillTong
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My wife and i had a great time on the Jade.I thank NCL our hosts, because all was first class.The food and service was top class. The shows especially Elements were outstanding, thanks to all who worked so hard to please us. Armen is a ... Read more
Marga18
Member Since 2015
1 review
103 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Norwegian and the first freestyle one. We liked it very much. No overly dressy clothes to pack, just some nice pants/slacks, shirts/blouses did the job for dining. The rest was vacation clothes. However, ... Read more
Bubbie850
Member Since 2014
1 review
103 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This is and older smaller ship but very well cared for. Our room steward was amazing caring for us and our room . The balcony cabins seemed smaller than the ones on the Sun but were OK for 2 people The food was very good also. We ate ... Read more
medicine_man
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
1st transatlantic. very relaxing . very smooth seas. older crowd. very friendly. Ship was well maintained and well laid out. I believe the ship sailed more than 1500 passengers short of capacity. Our balcony cabin was functional with a ... Read more

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alasdair167
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed April 2016
I chose this holiday as my retirement present and wanted a cruise where I wouldn't be doing a lot but relaxing. Boy was that a mistake, I have never done so much on a cruise. I learnt to play bridge (although it was American rules), how to ... Read more
kazz1361
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2015
I have always wanted to go on a cruise and went on NCLs Jade in April of 2015.Enjoyed it so much but a week was not long enough,so we decided to go on the Norwegian Spirit for the transatlantic from Barcelona to Cape Canaveral starting 5th ... Read more
Whiskers Galore
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Cabin - excellent, with large window, large bed and excellent shower. Excellent steward service. Very good variable heating. Food - excellent choices in several different restaurants. No problems with quality of food. The speciality ... Read more
brummieswestmids
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Our first cruise and we really enjoyed it the staff was always smiling and helpful The food was good and a good variety,the theatre acts was very good. There was plenty of sun beds even though some people did put towels on for hours and ... Read more
dgwanat
Member Since 2015
1 review
Cruised on the Spirit from Venice to Athens, Ephesus, Istanbul, Mykonos, Naples, Rome, Pisa, Tulan, and then Barcelona. It then continued to Madiera, 6 days at sea, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Marteen, St. Thomas, and finally Port ... Read more

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Hawkeye1065
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
The food is wonderful, don't see why people opt to eat at the speciality restaurants as the food can't be any taster and for $30 plus 18% would not be worth it. They force you to pay 18% on anything you get, i.e. if you go up to the pool ... Read more
TBurr
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
14 forum posts
Sailed October 2015
I was thrilled to be on the Inaugural trans Atlantic sailing of the ESCAPE. I flew to London the day before, took the National Express Bus to Southampton, over nighted at a local hotel and took a cab to the ship. It was the UK so of course ... Read more
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olgagkutsenko22
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
I will give an average review to this ship, because there are positive and negative experiences I had comparing to other ships I previously sailed. First of all, I would like to mention Free Style choice that Norwegian actively advertise, ... Read more
Cayman Kind
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Arrived in London on 10/28/15 and stayed at the Grand Harbor Hotel.very convenient to resturants and shops.Cruise terminal also located right down the street from the hotel. The Escape is NCL's newest cruise ship.It is the latest in ... Read more
Mysterious Lady
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
35 forum posts
As this was the Maiden voyage of Norwegian Escape there were a few, if not many, teething problems. The situation was not helped by poor weather confining 3000plus passengers inside the ship. Public spaces were simply not large enough ... Read more

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spacejunkie
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Norwegian Escape Review. Transatlantic Crossing Southampton to Miami 10 Days 29th October to 8th November 2015 First Impression: As we traveled from Southampton airport and drove to the port we could catch glimpses of this huge ... Read more
melpat13
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
We have been of 27 cruises including 7 TransAtlantics and 8 NCL (Sky, Jewel, Sun, Epic, Getaway, & Escape) We booked a year in advance believing a maiden voyage woud have many extras as the owners would highlight their newest ... Read more
achistory46
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
19 forum posts
Sailed October 2015
I Arrived in Gatwick 2 days early and stayed at the Hampton Inn on the airport property. This was very convenient for getting to the port. I chose Bus transportation but either bus or train is very convenient from this location. ... Read more
photokay
Member Since 2014
1 review
47 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We were able to board on Jade right away. We went right to our room, to drop off our luggage. The room wasn't ready, but we knew that and wasn't a problem for us. We enjoyed the small size of the ship. However, the ship decor was all ... Read more
MargaretNC
Member Since 2015
6 reviews
Sailed October 2015
Sailed inaugural transatlantic cruise to Miami. Embarkation just OK in Southampton. There was some confusion when calling guests to the counter & then reseating us & calling us again to embark. The ship had been on a short trip ... Read more

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richard the lion-hearted
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
It was actually a 16 day cruise when we disembarked in Houston rather than Miami. It was economical, the food was fine and the ship seemed to be an excellent size for my wife and me. Not too big but still big enough to have several music ... Read more
Jimmie Abnormal
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have cruised 224 days since 2012 and this was our 4th cruise on NCL. Over all a great trip, but it does seem that most of the restaurants are short on bus help. Tables can sit around you most of the time you have dinner waiting to be ... Read more
dmc719
Member Since 2015
1 review
I'll be quick: This is my 15th cruise and 2nd on NCL... The balcony cabin Deck 11 was what you would expect. Be sure to use the 2 large drawers that are at the base of the sofa for storage. Shower was a just bit larger than other ... Read more
Drenthe
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
A repositioning cruise, it was our 2nd after a 3-night family cruise last summer on a Disney. We enjoyed the leisurely pace of this adventure, knowing we could have been busy every part of each day. Our port stateroom balcony was somewhat ... Read more
holslover
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Firstly emberkation was very good from Southampton ,ship was lovely loved the band in the 5 o,clock somewhere bar and the piano player in the district , loved all the shows on board , tenors of rock, las Vegas tenors, million dollar ... Read more

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