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Norwegian Escape Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Bahamas

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Escape
Bahamas
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

36

Very Good

18

Average

13

Poor

15

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

91

Entertainment Cruises

33

Romantic Cruises

30

Spring Break Cruises

13

Cruises for the Disabled

9

91 Norwegian Escape Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Bahamas


msgvas61 avatar

msgvas61

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great ship, ports not so great

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We went out of Manhattan Ny and I thought that would be a royal pain in the a.. but it wasn't that bad. We drove up at around 4 AM from south jersey on a Sunday and hit zero traffic. If you are parking at the port ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Sqwishmunk

1 Review Written

Great Vacation for Family

We are a couple with two boys ages 13 and 15. There was plenty to keep us busy on this cruise. The food was very good- excellent including the buffet. We loved O’Sheehans restaurant that was open 24 hrs, as we are ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sniperx4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrible Cruise - Norwegian Escape

For Review: Family Vacation - 2019 - Norwegian Escape NCL NYC to Nassau, Bahamas I wanted to inform you of the experience my family and I had on our recent cruise with Norwegian that embarked on February 24th. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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pmac5005

2 Reviews Written

Everything Expected

We always cruise out of NYC, I cannot fly and the Port in NYC is fantastic. The pierside team was very helpful and the Port manager Kenny could not have been any more helpful. We arrived a little before 10:00 and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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TheKxperience

1 Review Written

Our Familia V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N

NCL is always my FIRST choice. I absolutely LOVE the FREE-Style atmosphere. My life is all about planning ahead of time, but when I am on V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N, I want the option of changing my mind or not doing ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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iBeatle71

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Sail Ever!!!

Sailed with NCL Escape on April 7,19 out of New York for the first time having done a few with NCL and other cruise lines before. It was one of our greatest sailings ever. We got a very nice large balcony cabin ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Harbaughisabum

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Spring Break Cruise

Introduction: Myself (22), my brother (19), and both of my parents went together on a 7 day Florida and Bahamas cruise from New York in Mid-March. We originally booked an Aft-facing Haven Suite but upgraded a few ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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ChampCC

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome 1st Experience

Basically my Mom had the offer from Foxwoods Casino Promotion.. I took my two kids for my daughter 18 th Birthday and Graduation.. We had a great time.. it was something to do for all of us..My 10 yr old son ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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CarlaJuvencio

1 Review Written

Loved My First Cruise Will NOT be my last

I have always been hesitant of taking a cruise, but I am so happy I finally did and I am glad I did so by traveling with the Norwegian family. Everyone on the boat seemed as if they were handpicked, from the people ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mmdecarlo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worse vacation ever

4200 cruisers and 1700 staff. Like being stuck in NYC. We waited in lines all week for elevators, excursions, drinks, dinner. You could not get into buffet and find a table or a chair at the poll. Taste & Savor had ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jcschin517

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great trip!

We had an amazing time! Awesome cabin steward, room was very spacious although the sofa/bed where my son slept was not so comfortable--we didn't know until late in the week to ask the steward for something to help ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mango817

1 Review Written

Large ship

My husband and i have cruised 7 times, including this cruise, with 3 of those on the norwegian gem and 1 time on the breakaway. We really love norwegian for the freestyle cruising and i feel like we get the most out ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Melissa9228

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The food was superb

The Escape was fun and easy to maneuver. The staff was very kind. The food was great. I especially enjoyed Moderno Churrasco, all you can eat meat. The garlic steak was my favorite but all was tasty and cooked to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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lennysails

12 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Family Escape

Love NCL. Family loves to travel in the Haven. Beautiful ship. Fantastic staff. From the moment we arrived at the pier every employee had a smile and was eager to get our vacation under way. We were on ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mickki03

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Haven Staff —- AMAZING, they are what made me consider coming back to NCL

I didn’t choose this cruise it chose us. Based on my availability and the itinerary and we wanted to give NCL another go, the Escape was our only option. The specialty dining was Disappointing to amazing. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cruisingasmuchasican

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Back to Royal I go

I branched out from Royal to give Norwegian a try. I have cruised the last four with Royal and to say it bluntly I will never book with Norwegian. I am not a hard person to please in all reality just want to be able ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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skeldani

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Heaven in the Haven

This was my family’s third Haven cruise and second one on the Escape. As a hard working mom, to me, it’s the ultimate REAL vacation. In addition to not moving hotel rooms, no cooking and not having to entertain ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Hoyaparanoya

1 Review Written

Family vacation

When we first booked our cruise this early in the year i was leary of terrible weather. Much to my suprise we were blessed with perfect temperatures. Overall an awesome cruise. Definitely recommend getting the drink ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Alandiben

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Family cruise 2019

My daughter and family booked the cruise first, We wanted to join them and got an excellent price with free gratuities through our travel agency. My grand daughter has severe food allergies and my daughter and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jcubed74

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not first choice for younger kids

This was a spring break cruise for our family traveling with elementary aged kids. They were not too impressed with the kids club or kids activities because of the restricted hours of operation for splash academy ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Valerocl

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best NCL Cruise Yet (The Haven)

This was our 8th NCL cruise, but first time staying in The Haven. We choseThe Haven to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. Usually we stay in a balcony, so this was a splurge for us. Unfortunately we are now ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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brittany1231

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Time Vacationing with 2 Kids

Who Traveled: -4 Adults, 8-year-old, and 7-month-old (babies must be at least 6 months old on date of departure and have no more than 2 consecutive days at sea) Getting to NYC: -We took a Yankee Trails ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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speeder260

1 Review Written

Spring break

Enjoyed this class cabin with just the three of us last time so booked it again, this time with our high school senior granddaughter. The cruise was for her spring break and part of her graduation present. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cheer Mom D

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, not great time of year

This was our second time on the Escape, enjoyed it a little better the first time. The first time we went was in September and leaving from Miami so the weather was a bit different and the waves were a bit bigger ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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TwinDani

2 Reviews Written

Wonderful cruise to the Bahamas

I went on the Escape with my family of 5 on 3/17/19. We were in room 5742. I chose this deck because it could accommodate my husband, 3 children (7 and under) and myself. It was also very close to the the Guppies ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Norwegian Escape Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment5.03.9
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family5.03.9
Service3.04
Value For Money4.03.6
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