We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Norwegian Escape

127 reviews
Traveler (1,711)
Common Areas (1,935)
Dining and Bars (1,127)
Itineraries for this ship
7 Night Cruise to the Western Caribbean
Departure date
Saturday, 11/30/19
Miami, Roatan, Harvest Caye, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Miami
View Map


Passengers: 4,266   |   Crew: 1,733
Passengers to crew: 2.46:1
Launched: 2015   


  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 10
Additional decks
Deck 5 layout
  Mid-ship Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window (OB)  
  Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window (OX)  
  Inside Stateroom (IX)  
  Family Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window (O2)  
  Family Inside Stateroom (I1)  
  Family Inside Stateroom (I2)  
  Family Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window (O1)  
Splash Academy
Guppies Nursery
The Private Room At Taste


    Cabin size: 103 - 276 sq. ft.
    Connected rooms: 213
    Accessible rooms: 16
    Maximum passengers: 6
    Number of cabins: 1168

    Activities & Entertainment

    Activities (39)
    • Aqua Racer
    • Aqua Racer
    • Arts & Crafts classes
    • Behind the Scenes Tour*
    • Dance Classes
    • Deck Parties
    • Entourage Teen Lounge
    • Fitness Center
    • Fitness Classes*
    • Free Fall Slides
    • Game Shows
    • Gaming Lessons*
    • Hair & Beauty Salon*
    • Hot Tubs (8)
    • Hydrotherapy Pool*
    • Jogging Track
    • Karaoke
    • Kids' Aqua Park
    • Late Night Music and Dancing
    • Live Nightly Music
    • Mini Golf
    • Pools (3)
    • Poolside Games
    • Ropes Course
    • Ropes Course and Zip Line
    • *
    • Spice H2O
    • Sports Complex
    • Sports Games Televised
    • The Haven Spa*
    • The Library
    • Trivia
    • Vibe Beach Club
    • Video Arcade*
    • Waterslide (4)
    • Wine Tasting*
    • Guppies Nursery
    • Splash Academy
    • The Haven Lounge and Courtyard
    Entertainment (5)
    • Comedy Performances
    • Escape Casino*
    • Escape Theater
    • Headliners Comedy Club
    • Onboard Movie Screenings
    Dining (36)
    • Bar at the Atrium - Atrium Bar*
    • Moderno on the Waterfront - Brazilian Steakhouse*
    • The District Brew House - Brewpub*
    • Garden Café - Casual*
    • Open-Air Garden Café - Casual*
    • The Humidor - Cigars & Scotch*
    • Skyline Bar - Clubby Bar*
    • Tobacco Road Liquor Bar - Clubby Bar*
    • Café at the Atrium - Coffee Bar*
    • Prime Meridian Bar - Cozy Bar*
    • Le Bistro French Restaurant - French*
    • Dolce Gelato - Gelato*
    • Food Republic - Global*
    • The Supper Club - Gourmet*
    • Savor Restaurant - International
    • Taste Restaurant - International
    • The Manhattan Room - International
    • The Private Room At Taste - International
    • La Cucina Italian Restaurant - italian*
    • La Cucina on the Waterfront - italian*
    • Teppanyaki - Japanese*
    • 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar on the Waterfront - Jimmy Buffet*
    • Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville At Sea - Margaritaville*
    • Pool Deck Bar - Pool Bar*
    • Sun Deck Bar - Pool Bar*
    • Waves Pool Bar - Pool Bar*
    • O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill - Pub Fare
    • Bayamo on the Waterfront - Seafood*
    • Bayamo Restaurant - Seafood*
    • Cagney's on the Waterfront - Steakhouse*
    • Cagney's Steakhouse - Steakhouse*
    • The Haven Restaurant - Suite Guests
    • The Bake Shop - Sweets*
    • Pincho Tapas Bar - Tapas*
    • The Cellars Wine Bar - Wine Bar*
    • The Cellars Wine Bar on the Waterfront - Wine Bar*
    * May require additional fees
    Traveler rating
    • 49
    • 33
    • 21
    • 15
    • 11
    Time of year
    • Filter
    • English
    This was our first cruise from NYC and with Norwegian. We've sailed with Carnival and Royal Caribbean many times before from Florida. The Escape is a big ship, but we found the common area layout was not as good RC. Since this was a November cruise, it was chilly out on the deck
    Read more
    The ship was nice and new but super crowded. There were soooo many people everywhere. We spent a lot of the trip waiting for an elevator because there is a huge shortage of elevators for the number of passengers. We didn't get to see any of the shows because you have to make
    Read more
    My wife and I have cruised many times on Princess and Holland America. So it was hard not to compare this NCL cruise to them. We left NYC for Bermuda and brought our 10 year old Grand daughter with us. She had a blast on the Ropes Course, the Slides . My wife and I were not
    Read more
    the Escape is way too big with too many passengers for a cruise with mnay days at sea. Trip to Bermuda from NYC is one of these examples. The larger ships have 4000+ passengers and when weather is bad there is simply not enough room in common areas for all passengers.
    Read more
    This was our third cruise with Norwegian cruise line and it still a good cruise line. We took the cruise from NY to Bermuda and got a good deal on a mini suite. The suite was excellent in terms of space which was ample. Norwegian service was very nice. My only complaint is
    Read more

    Upcoming Itineraries

    7 Night Cruise to the Western Caribbean
    Departure date
    Saturday, 11/30/19
    The map for this itinerary is not available at this time.
    Prices are cruise only, per person, double occupancy, and are provided by our partners. Taxes, fees and port expenses are not included. Fuel supplements may apply. Availability of prices is subject to the supplier’s pricing availability.