Norwegian Encore Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Encore Alaska with Glacier Bay 22-29 Oct 2023
"Comedy shows were funny and NCL did make an effort to counteract the lack of a second production show by having The Beatles Invasion play in the theater three nights (instead of only one as on the Bliss last year).Cagney's and Onda were 'good' but not great as expected...."Read More
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Floating nursing home ?

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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Drew93
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

I’ll just start with saying if you’re 18 to 35 this cruise will not be for you. It felt like everything was centered around older people I’m 30 and I found it so boring the whole week I was on the ship, the bingo, deal or no deal, and casino in my OPINION was giving rigged. As well as very expensive to play the games. The food taste like nursing home food the quality was really low, not season ...
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Sail Date: May 2024


Meh experience

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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Traveler AV
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Very poor service, many waitresses were in a bad mood. I went to a restaurant and the waiter in a hurry did not take the complete order. I was waiting half an hour to order my dessert. I had to look for him so that he could finish serving me and to top it off, he only gave me one glass of water the entire time we were there. I had to go get water when we left the restaurant. The man who was ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

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Last time we will cruise with NCL

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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Cakebaker66
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We are platinum members having cruised many times with NCL. This was definitely our last trip with them. Very poor service in bars and inclusive restaurants. Poor quality food unless you pay extra for speciality dining which was nice. Not enough space on the ship for c4000 passengers, queues everywhere and hard to get a seat in the restaurants and bars and observation lounge. Our platinum benefits ...
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Sail Date: April 2024


Too many people not enough to accommodate

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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Janice Bushee
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my first Cruise and I had a hard time from the very beginning. First I was crossing the street to get into the lobby of Encore Norwegian to catch the ship. I was almost run down by the crossing guard. Second did not know i could leave my luggage at terminal. I struggled to bring them to the 10th floor of my cabin. 3rd I called for room service only to be told to call Housekeeping and when ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


great ship

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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Dan Cifuentes
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

It was a great ship. It took me a day or two to get familiar with the layout, but after that, it was easy to navigate around. The food was excellent. The buffet offered a wide variety of options, ranging from simple finger food to Asian and East Indian cuisine. The specialty restaurants were amazing and the food was top-notch. The staff and crew were friendly and super helpful. It's ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Mostly enjoyable experience, room for improvement

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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akcruiser29
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

As an experienced cruise traveler, I've been on countless voyages over the past two decades, cruising with family early on and then increasingly venturing out solo. Most of my cruises in the 2000s and 2010s were on major lines like Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, and Carnival. In the 2020s, I've sailed with Virgin Voyages, Holland America, Princess, and Celebrity among others. This Norwegian Encore ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


I think it's time to try another line...

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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bond_2112
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my wife's and I fourth cruise with NCL. We have done the Getaway, Bliss, and Encore twice. Embarkation: This took longer than before. We were at the port by 10 am and got group 6 to go on. We were on the ship by 11:45. Once there, we headed up to the American Diner for lunch and had a terrific meal. Cabin: Our cabin was a great spot on the ship. Our steward Putu, did an amazing ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


NCL made this cruise horrible

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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WellandFirstTimer
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We decided to try a large ship for the first time cruise. We did a river cruise some years ago and enjoyed it, but NCL truly messed up. 2 days prior to departure, NCL informs us one of our trips was canceled and the were going to hold onto the money, rather than crediting it back to my credit card. Had to speak to them for an hour to get the refund. Some weeks prior to leaving, our ...
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Sail Date: March 2024

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Vacation ruin before stepping foot on boat

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Norwegian Encore

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Helen Y.
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I am a long-time cruiser with NCL, have sailed exclusively with NCL during these past 10+ years and a Latitude Platinum member. My experience has been generally positive until this recent booking on the Encore 3/3/24 to the East Caribbean. The overall cruise was ok. The ship showed its age, nothing to write home about. The staff were not engaging and not many around. You can sit for hours ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


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