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Pros: *Beautiful ship *Quiet mid-ship balcony cabin *Roomy cabin, comfortable bed & pillows *Fabulous restaurants *Fabulous buffet on Deck 18 with good food & great variety *Large casino with machines I love *Bars & lounges EVERYWHERE (Free Unlimited Beverage Package with NO SERVICE CHARGE) *Howl at the Moon entertainment was good *Abundant, large elevators *Excellent complimentary birthday cake Cons: *Smoking on balconies *Employees smoking on decks when cleaning in the wee hours of the morning & smoke drifting into our cabin *Lots of kids running in/out of buffet area in wet swimsuits *Bottled water $5.00 each *Corkage fee $15 per bottle for bringing your own wine on board *Wine confiscated from luggage *Entertainment at O'Sheenans unbearably LOUD for an eating area *Food service in restaurants very slow *Unavailibilty of VIBE purchase online (adult only area) SOLD OUT before we even got to counter upon boarding *Terrible embarkation process - in a holding area for over an hour after check-in & boarding by numbers *Disembarkation was slow *Paid for ship excursion for 6 in Tortula & taken to a beach where we were each charged an additional $5 if we wanted to sit on a beach chair for an hour

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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review by AnchorsAweigh777

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Trip Details
Pros:

*Beautiful ship

*Quiet mid-ship balcony cabin

*Roomy cabin, comfortable bed & pillows

*Fabulous restaurants

*Fabulous buffet on Deck 18 with good food & great variety

*Large casino with machines I love

*Bars & lounges EVERYWHERE (Free Unlimited Beverage Package with NO SERVICE CHARGE)

*Howl at the Moon entertainment was good

*Abundant, large elevators

*Excellent complimentary birthday cake

Cons:

*Smoking on balconies

*Employees smoking on decks when cleaning in the wee hours of the morning & smoke drifting into our cabin

*Lots of kids running in/out of buffet area in wet swimsuits

*Bottled water $5.00 each

*Corkage fee $15 per bottle for bringing your own wine on board

*Wine confiscated from luggage

*Entertainment at O'Sheenans unbearably LOUD for an eating area

*Food service in restaurants very slow

*Unavailibilty of VIBE purchase online (adult only area) SOLD OUT before we even got to counter upon boarding

*Terrible embarkation process - in a holding area for over an hour after check-in & boarding by numbers

*Disembarkation was slow

*Paid for ship excursion for 6 in Tortula & taken to a beach where we were each charged an additional $5 if we wanted to sit on a beach chair for an hour
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