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Norwegian Unveils First Look at Norwegian Escape: Accommodations

Stateroom options abound for families, solo travelers, spa enthusiasts and guests seeking the latest in luxury

Miami   -    Feb 18, 2014   ---   

Norwegian Cruise Line today offered the first look at Norwegian Escape by unveiling the wide variety of staterooms that will be available on the line's largest ship to date at approximately 163,000 gross tons and 4,200 passenger berths, planned for delivery in fall 2015. The accommodations include the company's signature luxury ship?within-a-ship complex: The Haven by Norwegian; along with Studios, designed and priced for solo travelers; and many options for families, multi-generational groups, spa enthusiasts and more. Norwegian Escape includes all of the revolutionary features of Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, plus a number of new spaces and interactive experiences that will excite and inspire.

 

The Haven by Norwegian on Norwegian Escape will offer 95 spectacular, ultra-luxurious suite accommodation options including: The Haven Deluxe Owner's Suite, The Haven Owner's Suite, The Haven Two-Bedroom Family Villa, The Haven Penthouse and The Haven Spa Suite. The two-story Haven on Decks 17, 18 and 19 offers the ultimate in luxury and includes a private restaurant with outdoor terrace, lounge, and an enhanced courtyard area with retractable roof that features a pool, two whirlpools, sauna, spa treatment rooms and sundeck exclusively for Haven guests. All suites will feature pillow-top mattresses and fine linens from The Bliss Collection by Norwegian?. The Haven's exclusive benefits include priority embarkation and disembarkation; distinctive platinum keycard; the personal service of a butler and concierge, in-suite espresso/cappuccino machines; gourmet treats delivered each evening; along with plush bathrobes, slippers, oversized towels; and much more.

 

The Haven Deluxe Owner's Suite is the ship's most luxurious, well-appointed and spacious accommodation. The four Haven Deluxe Owner's Suites are 1,307 square feet of luxury at sea with living room, dining area, wet bar, guest half-bathroom and an extra spacious wrap-around balcony. Dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows provide an ever-changing seascape view. Glistening marble spans the enormous master bathroom, which includes two modern vanity sinks and a tub with equally amazing views. There are also four Owner's Suites that will sleep up to four guests and feature a separate bedroom, living/dining area, spacious balcony and one and a half bathrooms.

 

The Haven features 25 Two-Bedroom Family Villas that sleep up to six guests, offering a luxurious space for the whole family with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. In addition to the extra space, these beautiful suites offer floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies. In all, this private enclave is 540 square feet of modern, luxurious bliss. The large master bathroom includes a luxury shower, two modern vanity sinks and an oversized tub.

 

The Haven Courtyard Penthouses offer an elevated cruise experience and the guest's choice of views featuring 22 Penthouses in the Haven, 14 Aft-Facing and 12 Forward-Facing Penthouses located on additional decks throughout the ship. Each accommodates between three and four guests and offers not only the extra space guests need, but also a luxurious king-size bed and dining and sitting areas.

 

For those who like to relax, Norwegian Escape offers 14 Haven Spa Suites where serenity is an understatement. These suites that sleep up to two guests are tranquil retreats of modern luxury and include soothing colors and clean lines that add a relaxing, spa-like ambience. Add a king-size bed, in-room hot tub, oversized waterfall shower with multiple body spay jets and complimentary access to the adjacent Spa Thermal Suite and Fitness Center and this is a true spa vacation experience.

 

Norwegian is continuing its popular award-winning Studio staterooms designed and priced for solo travelers on Norwegian Escape. The 82 Studios are located inside a private keycard-only access complex and feature a full-size bed, a window to the corridor, and separate areas for toilet, sink and shower. All Studio guests will have access to the private Studio Lounge.

 

The ship's 308 Mini-Suites are perfect for those seeking a little more room than the standard Balcony Stateroom. Featuring two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed, and bedding to accommodate up to two additional guests, Mini-Suites offer amazing views and so much more. There are 42 Family Mini-Suites on board that offer the perfect accommodation option for guests traveling with children. They feature a king bed, a bathtub, bedding to accommodate two additional guests and are conveniently located near Splash Academy, the ship's complimentary kids' facilities. For those who like to indulge themselves, Norwegian Escape features 24 Spa Mini-Suites with tranquil spa décor and waterfall showers, offering exclusive access to the ship's Spa Thermal Suite and Fitness Center. Some connecting Mini-Suite staterooms are also available.

 

Guests sailing in one of the 1,168 Balcony Staterooms can take in the amazing views from these staterooms that include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed and bedding that can accommodate up to two additional guests. Of those, there are 172 Family Balconies that are ideal for guests traveling with children. These staterooms are also conveniently located near the children's facilities. Some connecting staterooms are also available.

 

Norwegian Escape will also include Oceanview staterooms that feature large picturesque windows and two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed. Of the 114 Oceanview staterooms, there are 42 Family Oceanview Staterooms that can accommodate up to five guests; connecting staterooms are also available.

 

Norwegian Escape's accommodations mix also includes 407 inside staterooms which include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed. Some Inside Staterooms have up to two additional Pullman beds and connecting Inside Staterooms are also available. This comfortable stateroom option is located on various decks throughout the ship and some are adjacent to the children's facilities.

 

There are a total of 47 wheelchair accessible staterooms in a variety of categories, including suites; all feature lowered wash basins; collapsible shower stools mounted on shower walls; all toilets feature collapsible arm guards.

 

Norwegian Escape's itinerary and homeport will be announced in December, when the first sailings will go on sale. Additional information and accommodation renderings can be found at www.escape.ncl.com or on our Facebook page at www.ncl.com/facebook.

 

About Norwegian Cruise Line

 

Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 47-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to "Cruise Like a Norwegian" on one of 13 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. Recently, the line was named "Europe's Leading Cruise Line" for the sixth consecutive year, as well as "Caribbean's Leading Cruise Line" and "World's Leading Large Ship Cruise Line" by the World Travel Awards.

 

The Company recently took delivery of its most innovative ship to date, the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Getaway on January 10, 2014. The largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami, Norwegian Getaway boasts 28 dining venues, including seafood restaurant Ocean Blue by famed New York Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and a branch of Carlo's Bake Shop by Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series "Cake Boss." The entertainment lineup includes Broadway shows Legally Blonde and Burn the Floor and the unique dining and magic venue, the Illusionarium. Norwegian Getaway's sister ship, Norwegian Breakaway, was named "Best New Ship of 2013" by the editors of Cruise Critic and "Best Rookie Cruise Ship" by the readers of Travel Weekly. Known as New York's ship, Norwegian Breakaway is the largest vessel to homeport year-round in the city.

 

The Company has two 4,200-passenger vessels on order at Meyer Werft: Norwegian Escape with delivery scheduled in the fall of 2015; and Norwegian Bliss with delivery in the spring of 2017.

 

Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of the Miami Dolphins/Sun Life Stadium, The New York Knicks, Blue Man Group and Legends in Concert; and the official cruise line partner of The GRAMMY Awards and is an official partner of the Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall.

 

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AnneMarie Mathews
Vice President of Public Relations
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