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Norwegian Escape Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2814 reviews
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NCL Escape Studio experience as a solo traveler; met some wonderful companions!

Review for Norwegian Escape to the Western Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
Cabin: Studio Stateroom
My studio cabin decorated for Happy Birthday.

I went on this cruise to celebrate an important birthday and to try out the Studio offerings. The Studios are located on three decks: 10, 11, 12. I liked the studio cabin with the lights and window, it was cozy; the Studio Lounge was an excellent addition (needs more pillows). The lounge was convenient for coffee, meeting other solo cabin mates and meetings. I was surprised to only meet a handful of people there! On this cruise, even though Studios were sold out - never saw/met many of the other members.

Luckily, during the first few hours, met a group of friendly people who ended up being available for group activities e.g. dinner, dancing, shore excursions. There was also Cruise Critic meetings on board which were mostly couples and a few singles.

I haven’t cruised in quite a while and noticed that the crowd events: pool, Atrium, entertainment was repeated often, daily and the volume at these activities is still very LOUD. There were only a few spots on the ship where is was actually quiet and space was limited.

Cabin Review

Studio Stateroom

Cozy and comfortable. There is a window (it has a privacy glass) which allows enough light in from the hallway to give a sense of openness.

Port Reviews


We went to a local restaurant and had authentic local food.

Harvest Caye

Zip-line was great.

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