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Single port visit! Prefer more time in a single port to hopping from port to port with little time to explore in each one. Unfortunately, this ship is too large. We had long waits at elevators, entertainment venues were too small to accommodate enough passengers. Embarkation & disembarking were atrocious taking too much time too check-in, too far to walk to gangway & nowhere to sit for a break. Booze bars were the main feature of the ship along with ‘In Your Face’ gambling. A central section of the ship is open to 3 decks allowing smoke to permeate throughout including the waiting area/entrances to 2 of the complimentary dining facilities. 3 young, unsupervised hellions were allowed to run amuck up & down our passageway sounding like a herd of elephants & using loud, nasty language throughout the cruise. Although fun, the lines for the water slides was overly long & inefficient. Enjoyed the Ropes Course & Zip Line. Although the food was well prepared & tasty, there was a lack of variety from day to day & was occasionally served at room temperature. Not enough hot tubs! They were constantly overpacked like sardines. Dinner music in the main dining room was excellent.

Never Again!

Norwegian Escape Cruise Review by MWendt

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: November 2019
  • Destination: Bermuda
  • Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom
Single port visit! Prefer more time in a single port to hopping from port to port with little time to explore in each one. Unfortunately, this ship is too large. We had long waits at elevators, entertainment venues were too small to accommodate enough passengers. Embarkation & disembarking were atrocious taking too much time too check-in, too far to walk to gangway & nowhere to sit for a break. Booze bars were the main feature of the ship along with ‘In Your Face’ gambling. A central section of the ship is open to 3 decks allowing smoke to permeate throughout including the waiting area/entrances to 2 of the complimentary dining facilities. 3 young, unsupervised hellions were allowed to run amuck up & down our passageway sounding like a herd of elephants & using loud, nasty language throughout the cruise. Although fun, the lines for the water slides was overly long & inefficient. Enjoyed the Ropes Course & Zip Line. Although the food was well prepared & tasty, there was a lack of variety from day to day & was occasionally served at room temperature. Not enough hot tubs! They were constantly overpacked like sardines. Dinner music in the main dining room was excellent.
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Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom
Cabin BX
Cabin was adequate. Steward was adequate.
Deck 8 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins

Port & Shore Excursion Reviews


If your vacation goal is to booze it up a LOT, gamble away all your money & wait in line for most things, this is the ship for you