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345 Norwegian Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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brummieswestmids
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
Hawkeye1065
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
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
4 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
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

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Cayman Kind
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 helpful votes
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
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
0 forum posts
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
0 helpful votes
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

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photokay
Member Since 2014
1 review
47 forum posts
3 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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
richard the lion-hearted
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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

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Drenthe
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
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
48mojo
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Thought I would try Norwegian for the first time, have always used Royal Caribbean and Celebrity before. Couldn't refuse the deal, an 11 day cruise plus return flight from Florida for less than the cost of a return flight! Nice ship, ... Read more
Jazzygirl1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
If this had been our first cruise it would also have been our last, fortunately we have previously cruised with Cunard and P & O. Panic on 1st night as one of our cases was missing, due to rough treatment the label had gone missing, I ... Read more
holslover
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 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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Mad2
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was our 3rd cruise on NCL. Our first on NCL was dreadful so we did a second in case the first was just bad luck. The second was equally bad – actually it might have been worse – I forget – so an opportunity to try ... Read more
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A. Hall.
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Inside cabin worked better when we asked Chris the cabin attendant to separate the beds, otherwise it's a tight squeeze on either side of the bed. It would be great if you could turn the heat/Ac off completely as the dry air really affects ... Read more
ERH
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Great new clean ship Excellent quality entertainment. Food at 3 restaurants same, I think they wanted you to try their speciality restaurants! . Enjoyed the open seating, anytime dinning. More variety in Garden cafe. Seafood night nice but ... Read more
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StwsbillH
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned from the Inaugural Transatlantic Cruise on the Escape. What a Great Bunch of Friendly Staff who were learning the UPS and DOWNS of the Huge-impersonal ship the Escape and Cruise Business. Lots of great Activities when ... Read more
weluvcrusin007
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We joined this ship in Southampton, as we did many times on first sailings. No issues with getting on. We found the ship very plain in décor compared to other NCL ships but the eye got used to it. As Platinum members we were ... Read more

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