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Norwegian Epic emerged from a three-week dry dock in October 2015 with significant enhancements to its already impressive nightlife and entertainment line-up. The 19-deck mega-ship now boasts the all-new ...
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seek49
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
I traveled with my daughter and her family, the ports were all of major importance to us and we enjoyed our excursions very much. We booked private tours in 4 ports of call that were not part of the offerings from NCL. At Marseille we ... Read more
tchcharlie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
So let me admit ,I am a first time cruiser !! And after reading ALL the negative reviews (on this site) I was a little skeptical of boarding the Epic ,but after getting on board though I was glad I did !!!!! First off, lets get to ... Read more
Mphilde
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and I did not know what to expect. I am an experienced solo traveller but have never enjoyed the comforts of a cruise. Norwegian epic was the way to go. Booking online proved to be a blessing and a curse. I was ... Read more
Jipc
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We had a blast, 4 professional women. Everything , the food, staff, venues were awesome, the staff was very attentive, the ship was clean. Our room was great. Used the Spa everyday, had private tours on shore. Our entertainment for ... Read more
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dotmar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
What a disappointing trip weather wasn't good but that is not NCL's fault. BUT it was the worst ship we have ever been on for many reasons. Firstly the ship is HUGE so you rarely see the same people twice but our cruise had over 2,000 ... Read more

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crusingonceagain
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This Cruise I chose to take my Dad and sister to have some quality time. The ports were amazing, the Ship was amazing, is amazing. is HUGE, has many things to do, you never get bored, the staff are something else, We sailed the EPIC ... Read more
drfscf
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because the itinerary was attractive. Pricing was probably not the best. Overall, the ship amenities and general offerings were mediocre at best. Ship too crowded. Food was average. Entertainment in the main theatre ... Read more
chuckandcarol
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise that we had been on, always feeling it was not for us. Anyway on strong recommendation we decided to try a relatively easy cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines. It was myself and wife who went and....... Wow ! From ... Read more
PerryE
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I have just come back off the Norwegian Epic after taking my elderly father on his first holiday in over 10 years. Disappointed isn't a word I can use strongly enough after the horrendous holiday we have just endured. We were met by ... Read more
Mfourc
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
This Cruise was Terrible from pretty much start to finish. The time spent in the queue to embark the boat was ridiculous, over 60 mins (felt much longer) The cruise line know in advance exactly how many people are arriving at Barcelona to ... Read more

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zhiyan12
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This is our third cruise but the first try on NCL. We almost enjoyed everything on the ship: food, services, activities etc. The embarkation and disembarkation were so easy, maybe because most people choose Barcelona as the departure city ... Read more
MIKEW69
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
After various cruises in the Caribbean we decided to try a Mediterranean cruise. The Ship. We really liked the ship and it's layout after being on freedom class ships (Carnival ) and oasis class ships (RCL) we really liked and easy ... Read more
ands0406
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We booked the NCL Epic as our honeymoon as it hit all the destinations we wanted to visit on our Mediterranean dream cruise. We were surprised with the honeymoon package & had a bottle of champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, and ... Read more
hook120
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We have just returned from our 1st cruise.we were a little weary of such a large ship but loved it...took us a day or two to work out which lift took us nearest our cabin. Ship is so clean and staff do a great job keeping it so.Cabin ... Read more
royals64
Member Since 2011
1 review
57 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our sixth cruise with NCL but the first on one of the bigger ships. We had wondered if we would enjoy it as much as the smaller ships, but after taking a day or so to get used to the layout we found it easy to find ... Read more

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DaniSoBlue
Member Since 2014
1 review
30 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Im going to try to get the specifics out so I don't forget anything! So this review might be a little all over the place. This cruise was AWESOME!!!! Epic was everything I dreamed it could be and more! The ship was huge but easy to ... Read more
missy73
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
11 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I booked a last minute cruise on the Epic for an amazing price. Being a solo traveller, I did not think I could afford a cruise alone, but the solo cabins did not have any additional supplements, so I decided to book. Embarkation was a ... Read more
PBtravel1
Member Since 2008
1 review
111 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We went on this cruise to celebrate our friend BIG birthday, so it was chosen for us. My husband and I stayed in the mini-suite that was slightly larger than the regular balcony and in my opinion was worth the small difference. As part of ... Read more
vishi007
Member Since 2016
1 review
40 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
With all the negative posts in the forum, i was a bit scared on how my experience would be....so i have just one word to describe my experience on the NCL EPIC -- "FANTABULOUS" the ship is fantastic - the crew is fantastic - ... Read more
handi1@talktalk.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This is the second cruise we have taken on the Epic and once again we were not disappointed. The ship has been refurbished since our first trip keeping the decor to a high standard. Our stateroom was very spacious with plenty of space for ... Read more

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Eurocruiser123
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
The overall service and cleanliness of the cruise was great. All the staff were also very friendly and made the experience pleasant. Would recommend. However, Norwegian Epic could be more transparent with their added fees. We were ... Read more
mariosalini
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Only booked the cruise a week before sailing. A bargain with Thomas cook actually! Obviously book the ryanair flights yourself as much cheaper. They provided free transfers from ciampino too! Bargain!! We upgraded to a balcony and ... Read more
honey1960
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We just returned from a fabulous week on Epic! The staff were all amazing and deserve praise. Embarkation and disembarkation went quickly. Our spa mini suite was just as expected, and the bathroom set-up not really a problem. The spa is ... Read more
RosieCanberra
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
752 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
NCL Epic 17 April 2016 We cruised on the three night itinerary, Barcelona to Rome. Balcony cabin number 9209. This was our 21st cruise, and second time with NCL, we also cruised on the Sun in the Baltic in 2010. The Epic cabins are ... Read more
R4Hand
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I've got to be honest and upfront. My wife and I are not cruisers, nor do we plan on taking one again for a while. With that said, NOTHING the staff on board the NCL Epic did, nor the accommodations had anything to do with why we will ... Read more

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