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Good - Very good room service (multiple times/day) - Good food (Ok options for vegetarians, not so great for vegans) - Good entertainment (Choir of man, Pianist JR, After Midnight, Staff talent show) *No extra fee. It does get repetitive though. - Fun activities (Treasure puzzle/Escape room: Escape the Big Top, Rope Course, Mini golf) *No extra fee - Nice wine tasting events *Extra Fee - Friendly staff onboard - Beautiful port in Nassau, enjoyed visiting Blue Lagoon Island Not so good - Nothing is free onboard for example: o For those who do not have the drinking package:  Cheapest wine glass with gratuity $12US/glass  Cheapest beer with gratuity $11US/glass  Bottle of wine min $35US  Carbonated water $6US… o Darts / Pool / Air hockey: $1.10US/person/game - Some specialty restaurants are NOT included in the specialty restaurant package, or they are for an ADDITIONAL cost - SMOKING onboard at the open area of the Casino lingers on ALL main entertainment decks - It was a fight to fill a plate at the Garden Buffet & to find a place to sit - From NY in early March, water was extremely rough (especially on the 1st day) - Loud toilet flush sounds (especially at night, neighbors’ toilets included) - We read that the Escape’s capacity was around 4300 passengers but there were approximately 5200 passengers + crew members, VERY overcrowded. Elevators and sundeck were OFTEN full. We used the stairs most of the time. - Not easy to find quiet spaces. Lots of kids/teenagers during Spring break

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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review by Carliz

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2019
  • Destination: Bahamas
Good

- Very good room service (multiple times/day)

- Good food (Ok options for vegetarians, not so great for vegans)

- Good entertainment (Choir of man, Pianist JR, After Midnight, Staff talent show) *No extra fee. It does get repetitive though.

- Fun activities (Treasure puzzle/Escape room: Escape the Big Top, Rope Course, Mini golf) *No extra fee

- Nice wine tasting events *Extra Fee

- Friendly staff onboard

- Beautiful port in Nassau, enjoyed visiting Blue Lagoon Island

Not so good

- Nothing is free onboard for example:

o For those who do not have the drinking package:

 Cheapest wine glass with gratuity $12US/glass

 Cheapest beer with gratuity $11US/glass

 Bottle of wine min $35US

 Carbonated water $6US…

o Darts / Pool / Air hockey: $1.10US/person/game

- Some specialty restaurants are NOT included in the specialty restaurant package, or they are for an ADDITIONAL cost

- SMOKING onboard at the open area of the Casino lingers on ALL main entertainment decks

- It was a fight to fill a plate at the Garden Buffet & to find a place to sit

- From NY in early March, water was extremely rough (especially on the 1st day)

- Loud toilet flush sounds (especially at night, neighbors’ toilets included)

- We read that the Escape’s capacity was around 4300 passengers but there were approximately 5200 passengers + crew members, VERY overcrowded. Elevators and sundeck were OFTEN full. We used the stairs most of the time.

- Not easy to find quiet spaces. Lots of kids/teenagers during Spring break
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