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WallabyGal
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
100 forum posts
My adult daughter and I were meeting up in Barcelona & decided to go on a cruise. I'd decided on The Haven suites, probably a 1 BR, but I ended up getting an amazing price on a 2 BR suite - cheaper than the 1 BR! Cabin was ... Read more
Greatday22
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
NCL Epic was sailing to the ports we wanted to visit, on the schedule we wanted, at a cost we were happy with. We are previous NCL cruisers. The first thing we encountered was a very swift registration process at the dock in ... Read more
soldier108
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
The cruise chose me and not vice versa and it came with the package of the travel agency. We were skeptical at the beginning since we had bad experience in the Bahamas in a cheap claustrophobic cabin. Was pleasantly surprised this time ... Read more
Shud
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
I have sailed Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Holland America and Carnival for a total of 28 cruises and had not heard great things about Norwegian so had never sailed with them, however, the ports of call for this cruise were ... Read more
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abqvacruiser
Member Since 2010
1 review
This was to be a surprise cruise for my wife for our 20th wedding anniversary and our son's 19th birthday. However, my son and daughter (age 13) were in on the surprise. Once in Barcelona I told my wife that we had to go to the port to ... Read more
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NP10
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
We went on the Epic as on of the part of our honeymoon. All in all turned out be one of the highlights of the trip. 8th largest cruise ship in the world was an absolute delight. Amazing cruise with great services, well executed ... Read more
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swanmark
Member Since 2016
1 review
55 forum posts
Firstly let me say this was our first ever cruise, we had put it off for years, because we dreaded the thought of being seasick etc, but I can honestly say we are totally hooked on cruising. We arrived by taxi from Barcelona airport, the ... Read more
Mwgfelix
Member Since 2017
1 review
Recently completed a weeks cruise on the Norwegian Epic, a 7 day western Mediterranean cruise sailing from Barcelona. We booked this through a travel agent so had transfers from the airport to the ship included in our package. When ... Read more
19luna64
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Had an absolute ball on our first cruise! The entertainment on board was amazing especially Priscilla and the beetles tribute band. Lots to choose from food wise. Dining in the Manhattan restaurant was a real treat. Raul our house keeper ... Read more
McMeans
Member Since 2005
1 review
99 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
The stops were wonderful. The ship itself was amazing - easy to find our way around and lots of room. We really liked being able to book the entertainment to fit our schedule and not have to worry about hurrying to the show early to make ... Read more
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joe5ng
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Post Cruise Survey – NCL Epic May 14 – 21, 2017 Pros: Raju Ghosh, Assistant Waiter, served us (group of 4) one night in the Manhattan Room. His service was excellent and served with a smile. We asked for his section the ... Read more
Bkc
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our first cruise on NCL Epic and it was outstanding. The cruise was to the Mediterranean and it was amazing. We arrived at the ship at 11;30 am and the embarkation was painless and took us only 10 minutes. All staff members at ... Read more
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lucky346
Member Since 2011
1 review
11 forum posts
Sailed May 2017
Overall, we had a great time. This was only our second cruise (first one was Alaska on a much smaller ship). Pluses: Our balcony cabin was just fine (toilet issue was not a huge deal- sometimes we'd go out on the balcony if the other ... Read more
Methusulah
Member Since 2009
1 review
5 forum posts
17 helpful votes
A word of warning before I extol the virtues of this terrific cruise. This is a very downbeat and serious warning. Pickpockets are at the excursion locations waiting for you there in numbers. I was so lucky to feel their attempt on my ... Read more
beckeb00
Member Since 2017
1 review
23 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It had been over 20 years at least since my fiancé and I each had cruised. (We were not together at the times that we last cruised, so I kinda feel that this is our first cruise as so much has changed.) But overall, the ... Read more
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AWHW
Member Since 2015
18 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Barely three days after disembarking from my Baltic trip on Regal Princess, in Copenhagen, I embarked Norwegian Epic in Barcelona for a familiar Med trip that I have taken many times including one on this exact ship three years ago. In ... Read more
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Traveling Debbie
Member Since 2014
1 review
72 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Wonderful region of the world to visit, must see spots (with the exception of Nice, we were not impressed at all). The other cities were all amazing. I'm not usually impressed by cruse ships but when I walked on board the Epic I was very ... Read more
chrisanne
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Choose the cruise because it had some single people going. Room was OK, but the studio lounge was not inviting at all. I did enjoy the freedom to dine when and where I wanted to. Breakfast buffet was very annoying by the 3rd day. Totally ... Read more
retiredcaterer
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
Sailed May 2017
This cruise was a college graduation gift for our daughter, selected for its editerranean itinerary. I was disappointed with the cabin because of the odd bathroom situation on the NCL Epic. We had our daughter and her friend with us ... Read more
GatorKingPablo
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
My wife and I booked this cruise about 100 days out for our first year anniversary. We're from the U.S. and previously took the Western Caribbean cruise on the NCL Dawn in 2015. Despite being a much older, smaller ship, with a less ... Read more
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adam.nodjomian
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our family's (ages 51, 51, 21, and 18) fifth and favorite cruise. Previously we had only cruised in the Caribbean and had been looking into a European cruise for a while. We sailed on the Norwegian Dawn out of Tampa in 2011 and ... Read more
DisneyPrincess74
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was my first time on NCL (My husband's 2nd- he sailed in 1984 on the Southward). We sailed from Barcelona to Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia), Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Cannes, France, Palma Spain back to Barcelona. This was a 7 day ... Read more
Aggiemom17
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We went for the sites not the cruise so it really didn't matter about the cruise. It was a floating hotel, place to eat and transportation. The ship was clean, the service was average. The specialty dining was very good, We tried three of ... Read more
Ros Blignaut
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Fantastic cruise, ship, shows outstanding, crew out of this world.waiter service on deck 15 excellant rommel was such a friendly and fantastic wa iter an asset to your company. Eva who looked after our cabin 9098 knew our names lovely ... Read more
sandralee01
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
As per all my cruises I chose this ship for the itinerary. To be honest I would not normally choose a ship of this size. The down side is when you have to use the tenders. Even with a tender ticket it took hours to get to shore. We had not ... Read more
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