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Hunterw0026
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
10 helpful votes
All in all for the price the cruise was really good! I didn't pay too much at all so the things that might have bothered me otherwise didn't. I was in the Solo Cabin so I also believe my experience was different from the non solo. ... Read more
mollymalone12
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
We have just returned from a cruise on this ship and honestly cannot praise the whole trip enough. Everything was organised perfectly, from shore excursions to cleaning of rooms. Embarkation and disembarking were all excellently ... Read more
starofthesea88
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Our seven-day Western Mediterranean cruise aboard NCL Epic was simply wonderful! It was relatively easy to embark and disembark. We sailed on July 27 to August 3. We booked excursions In Livorno (Florence and Pisa), Naples (Pompeii, ... Read more
dubaifoodie1974
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
our family of 4 (2 adults 2 kids aged 10 and 9) chose NCL's Epic for our first cruise ever. The choice was between Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas and Norwegian Epic. Dates, price and cabin availability determined our choice and I ... Read more
h_from_uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was our first cruise - we normally do four-star all-inclusives, but felt we were getting a bit lazy Boat: The boat is huge - but it doesn't take long to get orientated - everything is located by Floor and fore/aft/middle ... Read more

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sw45
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
First time cruise with our 12 and 16 year olds. Stayed 2 nights in Rome first then caught the train from Termini to Civitavecchia . Boarding was quick and easy as the majority of passengers board at Barcelona and we were on board and ... Read more
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usmanusman
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Norwegian Cruise Line is NOT an all-inclusive vacation! Vacationers beware! Norwegian is like a low cost airline trying to charge you for carry on bags and water wherever they can. Here are some examples: 1. Room service is a $10 ... Read more
Sameh Aziz
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Being our first cruise as a family I was very reluctant to go on the Norwegian Epic due to the low rating I noticed on different sites but that was too late as I had already paid the full trip amount and wasn't ready to bare the ... Read more
yesiamsunshine
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I wanted to see the Mediterranean & even though the itinerary was amazing, the ship is less than desirable. Even though there was a major renovation done less than a year ago, the cabins had broken pieces of wood in them & the ... Read more
rsybrandy
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
8 helpful votes
Good things were 1. Ports 2. Embarkation process 3. Service 4. Water slides were fun 5. The production of Priscilla was good 6. Good amount of time in most ports 7. Good amount of storage space in cabin (mini suite) ... Read more

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richstowe
Member Since 2010
9 reviews
4,344 forum posts
18 helpful votes
OVERALL B We had a good cruise on a cruise line we had been reluctant to try because of its nickle and diming rep . Some of that was evident and the last minute change of policy concerning carry-on liquids didn't help . However the ... Read more
mariekelly
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
20 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This ship should be renamed ripoff. The Epic took every available opportunity to extract as much money as possible out of every situation . After paying £2,400 for this cruise for 2 people I had to pay £25 per day for our cabin ... Read more
stacie.wendland@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because of the dates and the ports in visited, which were very good ones (except for Marseilles). We were very disappointed by the pool area on the ship which was extremely crowded almost all of the time. It was ... Read more
indyfranks
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
47 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We had 10 people in our party with 2 sets of retired parents, 5 middle-agers (30s/40s) and one teenager in 5 different cabins. Embarkation in Barcelona went fairly smoothly; the lines were long but they moved fast. The ship is BIG ... Read more
TigerMom1987
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
81 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because the timing worked well with our plan to be in Rome for a week prior to sailing. We booked the Haven Level in 9/15, and it was one of the BEST vacation decisions we have ever made. Priority check-in, and ... Read more

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Ivab@cogeco.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising. Family of five from Canada. After I booked the cruise, I started reading the reviews and was a bit put off by some. However, I have to say that some people complain for the sake of complaining. We found ... Read more
Molf
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Ports and tour choice my key reason for choosing Norwegian epic. West med cruise Embarkation and disembarkation efficient, quick, professional Cabin spotless, Putu our cabin assistant was superb and his towel animations each night ... Read more
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cruisehappiness
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I was with my grandkids and I thought this would be a good idea to take the Epic with the Splash, and other games for kids,. My family were particularly happy to see that this ship and cruise had things for young kids. The Splash was a ... Read more
Viva Las VegasBruiser1
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Mine and my cousins first time cruising! We flew from Birmingham to Barcelona (a city we have had the pleasure of a 3 day city break so didn't explore further, we wanted to see our Epic ship!) on Ryanair- not an ounce of turbulence and ... Read more
fnj0826@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We decided on Norwegian for our European Adventure a little over a year before our trip and were never disappointed. The website was easy to navigate prior to the trip and Norwegian sent reminders for all the important dates we needed to ... Read more

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weena273
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
15 helpful votes
This ship will challenge you in so many ways. The food and entertainment on board were very good indeed and this explains the Rating overall. However, there is nothing relaxing, sophisticated nor memorable except for the congested, ... Read more
pat kelly
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
My wife and i decided on this cruise for my 50th birthday. embarkation was quite easy and had been made aware before hand our suit cases would not be delivered to our room for a few hours so had a carry on bag with suitable cloths for the ... Read more
elenao123
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We just returned from our great cruise on the Epic! The ship is massive and beautiful! The layout is logical. The staterooms are modern and well-planned, although not huge. The crew is very friendly and helpful! Our steward was very ... Read more
lhorne
Member Since 2016
1 review
55 helpful votes
Below is my honest review and my top tips - I consider myself to be a well seasoned traveller and have done everything from budget to uber luxurious. My big take away / message for anyone is to make sure this type of cruise is for you. ... Read more
JezzaC
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
699 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Cruised B2B on June / July in Studio cabin. Have cruised before on MSC, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean. This was my first cruise on NCL. Overall ship is very nice. From outside it is not so nice looking due to shape but all venues are ... Read more

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