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TorontoCruisefan
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We cruised on the Epic departing from Rome on Wednesday September 28th for 7 days of Epic FUN. After spending three days in Rome exploring the city we were ready for a little R & R on the ship. We arrived at the port at approximately ... Read more
SuzIreland
Member Since 2016
1 review
71 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Why Norwegian Epic - we chose the Norwegian Epic, as we found a package deal on it with one of the travel agents in Dublin. Both of us have been curious about cruise holidays in recent years, so figured this was a good way time to give it ... Read more
jcrued
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
After some research we settled on this cruise with it being our first trip to Europe it gave us the most for the amount of time we had and the reviews for the Epic were very good and overall we were not disappointed! the ship was clean ... Read more
Evans18
Member Since 2011
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
We arrived in Barcelona and embarked the ship with ease, very organise and well executed process. This is the largest ship we have been on so we were a little apprentice of what to expect. When we first stepped on the ship it soon back ... Read more
tomsgirl66
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Firstly we did not do enough research when booking this cruise , and if we had I would not be writing this review now. We were very naïve , but we had only been on one cruise before and we wanted to try a larger ship .The embarkation ... Read more
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mpbowyer
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise for the ports of call, and wanted to tray a new line since we have cruised on Carnival, RCCL, Princess and Celebrity for prior vacations. Embarkation and Debarkation were great, probably the only think that was ... Read more
Love Cruising 73
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The itinerary attracted us as we had not visited Cannes or Provence before. Our cabin was extremely comfortable with plenty of storage space, Because we were a mixed party the bathroom behind the curtain and the wash basin inside the ... Read more
jacquiford7
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I love Norwegian Cruise line as their staff are so happy, friendly and helpful.The Epic is a large ship with so much to do to please all tastes. There are lots of dining options, bars,and numerous entertainment locations. Their shows are ... Read more
BaWBarmy
Member Since 2015
1 review
43 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My wife spotted this deal on one of the major cruise TV shows and the price was good considering it included flights and transfers, but what really swung it was the inclusion of NCL's extremely expensive Ultimate Beverage Package as a ... Read more
Bogie2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We choose this cruise for the ports, pricing and length. This out 6th cruiuse. Overall it was poor to average. The excursions where very expensive. Water was $5.50(U.S.) per large bottle..about three times what it cost in port - a serious ... Read more
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mal&jason
Member Since 2015
1 review
123 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
My family and I sailed on the Epic mid-September. This was a perfect time to cruise the Western Med -- the weather was perfect and rocking was kept to a minimum. We chose the Haven and sailed in suite 16006 after reading a review on ... Read more
darlenec
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
This was our second sailing on the Norwegian Epic, and the first for Europe. Norwegian is our cruise line of choice anyway, so of course, we chose them for our first foray into Europe. The Epic is a beautiful ship with plenty of things to ... Read more
SANROO
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Such a big ship......state rooms were really comfortable only thing being toilet had a glass door with a pattern in which was a bit embarrassing when a steward knocked at the door to inform you of something and one of you was in there.... ... Read more
traveling journalist
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
EPIC FAIL: Anyone who has been on cruises before will quickly realize that Norwegian's Epic is a rare standout for merging greed, gaudiness and total incompetence - literally the worse cruise I've ever been on. 1). CUSTOMERS ARE ... Read more
sheminway
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We choose the epic for the date and port stops. We have previously cruised on Royal Caribbean and Carnival and thought Norwegian would be a new change. The first thing we came across was our cabin which was a pleasant surprise.. it was ... Read more
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Meiyiimg
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
The cruise is more than our expectation. The food in Deck 15 was so excellent. The free show are also professional. With daily news report, you always can get some idea what ship activities you can join. The check in process is very easy. ... Read more
ItaloAmericana
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our second time on the Epic. In general, we have enjoyed the ship. Most of the shows were great. The second time the Beatles tribute band played, they should have been in the Theater again rather than the little Cavern club. ... Read more
wade.wave
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
17 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Chose this cruise as I had never been on NCL before. Looking at other reviews they were pretty positive. Overall there were some really good things and some really bad things about the cruise. The food for the most part was quite ... Read more
t7azqcb5
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
7 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Two days before our cruise we were informed we had been upgraded to a two bedroom courtyard villa in the "haven". This made all the difference as being in a regular cabin everything seemed to circulate around queuing and extra ... Read more
Mlhinger
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise for a first time family vacation with 4 siblings and their spouses. My husband and I recommend it because we had a very positive experience on the Jade last year. We were very disappointed with the food, the level of ... Read more
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nbarenthin
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We had an excellent time on the Epic. This was my second Norwegian Cruise and I was a little apprehensive because the last one we were on in January was on the Dawn which was an older boat and looked it. However, the Epic was excellent. ... Read more
Gerry56
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
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
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
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
12 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
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
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
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