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Gerry56
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Having sailed with NCL on 3 previous occasions, we kind of knew what to expect. However we were left disappointed with queuing - especially in the Garden Cafe, embarkation in Barcelona, lifts, sun beds, and some ports. Basically too many ... Read more
Benwilliams1
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
From Rome to the ship everything was ok .boarding the ship was ok as well. Getting to the room ok and the room was lovely ,and clean ,food in most of the resturaunts was not hot enough but a good choice of different foods ,entertainment ... Read more
ItTastesPurple
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This is my 4th cruise with Norwegian, 7th cruise overall so I kind of knew what to expect from the trip. That being said, we mostly booked this cruise for the itinerary and the time frame. There was only one day at sea, which suited us ... Read more
GENOA183
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
WARNING do not use your mobile phone once you have left port you will be charged and additional £1.79 per minute in addition to your expected .04per minute. This is an undeclared charge leveed by all cruise ships according to our ... Read more
Loopyloo12
Member Since 2011
1 review
19 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just returned from our Epic Adventure round the Med, superb. Embarkation was smooth, managed to book posh for $15 pp for the 1st day at sea which was nice and much quieter. Stateroom (inside) was great, lots of storage, didn't ... Read more

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John67
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
1. Water Epic doesn't allow you to bring water on board. You must purchase theirs. It costs almost $5 per litre 2. Service In general, restaurant service is ok but be prepared for 2 or 3 poor occasions. Too many customers and not ... Read more
joankane19@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
What made this cruise worthwhile (and saved me from giving it a "Poor" rating) was the time I spent in the departure city and the excursions we took in each port. First, Barcelona is absolutely beautiful. We arrived a day ... Read more
Nydiao
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Planned the vacation last minute due to work schedules. NCL had a decent price and offered two complementary packages (beverage/specialty restaurants) which was great. For the price I was pleased with the ship. Embarkation and ... Read more
cruiser@50
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We just returned from a fantastic cruise on the Norwegian Epic! This was our first cruise and we had a blast and can't wait to do another one. There was so much to do on the ship itself and all of the crew members were so nice. They all ... Read more
bethanneroberts
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
14 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I left my teenagers at home and wanted a single cabin. This was my 14th cruise but my first solo cruise. The studio cabin was very functional and I met other single travellers in the lounge for dinner every ... Read more

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Kronos
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Ship overall was good however at times some of the public areas seemed overcrowded. Food was acceptable varied selection to choose from depending on what time you choose to eat it could be busy. Entertainment was varied from acrobats , ... Read more
Eltigre1
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
I was looking for a last minute 7-14 day European cruise with a balcony room available with a reasonable cost. This NCL cruise was available and I was pleased with the ship for the cost paid. I was especially impressed with the ease and ... Read more
Highland1971
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This is our 4th cruise second time with NCL I'm writing this review because I was disappointed with certain things: 1)Room with a balcony is what we thought we was having,no it was a extended port hole which was not nice at all, it felt ... Read more
arselah
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
The good: Great, comfortable, roomy cabin. Destinations and times in each port. Service at reception was good. The bad: The ship was way too crowded. Most people had no manners and would not respect waiting in the line to ... Read more
katiekayak
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Traveled for the first time in the solo cabin area. It was a safe haven from 2,000 children on board. Wonderful bartender at end of the day in solo area. Our Belgian leader tried to organize dinners but the reservations were early. Very ... Read more

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Sophal
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
As first time cruisers wasn't sure whether we would like it but had a fantastic holiday on the Epic. We were dubious about the size of the ship and so many people but it was so well organized it wasn't a problem. Once or twice at the ... Read more
bbbcscan
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Entertainment was terrible. Offer 3 shows and one you have to pay for. Other two were weak. No headliner comedian. Too many restaurants and not enough entertainment. Both main restaurants have same exact menu, instead of variety. Very ... Read more
cruiserclan
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We had a family suite for 2 adults and 2 older teens. It was very crowded and difficult to maneuver. The ac was not good. It was very hot at times. The layout was awkward as the bath and shower are right at the door. There was ample ... Read more
adamswallow@ntlworld.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We chose the Norwegian Epic as we had a very narrow window in which we could plan a cruise, and the Rome mid-week boarding option matched our dates. We have previously cruised with Royal Caribbean and Princess, and were hoping for ... Read more
Taryman
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
It has been six year's since my last cruise. This was with royal caribbean. I found this cruise basically half the price as royal caribbean, due to single, no supplement studio cabin's. I was also pleased to receive the ultimate ... Read more

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MSteel
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise because it fit our time availability & we liked the ports to be visited. This was a highschool graduation trip (plus a few nights in Rome). We were not impressed with Free Style Dining. The staff seemed ... Read more
NoraV
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We sailed Epic August 10-17, 2016 and this was our second cruise. Choose NCL because of flexible dining and beverage package. Liked the idea of not having to carry our luggage from city to city in Europe - with a cruise you can get off at ... Read more
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kaosdave
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
07/08/2016 This was our 3rd cruise on the Ncl Epic and the 5th cruise with Ncl have been on the Jade twice, we have also cruised twice with Island cruises once on the Island Star and once on the island Escape and with Carnival cruise ... Read more
Daniazr
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We travelled from Dubai to Barcelona to be part of this cruise. We had 2 balcony rooms which were better than I had imagined. My mom read many cruise trips before packing for our cruise on the Epic and as she was a little paranoid, she ... Read more
gil moshe
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
hello there to all we fly to rome and starting the check in to the ship we came with our children -7 years old and 3.5 yaers old before going up to the ship you need to sign that you need to pay 35 dollar per person no mattar age ... Read more

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