“Epic Cruise - Epic Holiday”
Cruise review of Norwegian Epic

jasonpinelap Norwegian Epic 5 Epic Cruise - Epic Holiday
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NCL Epic Wonderful cruise, made special by the friends I made there. Having never sailed NCL before, and with their slogan of free style cruising, I got the impression that they were a 'middle of the road' cruise line. In terms of service, food and standard of accommodation, nothing could be further from the truth. Food - I mainly ate in the restaurants, and the quality, variety etc was superb ! coffee/tea/iced tea, water and ice cream available all day at no charge. Best food on any cruise line I've sailed on so far (royal caribbean/holland america/msc) Service - The staff were amazing - the best I've ever encountered, so polite, friendly and pro active Cabin - smaller than what I've been used to on other lines, but far superior in terms of quality of fitting/bed and bedding and technology/lighting Epic Ship - easy to get around, great facilities, loved the outdoor parties at the rear of the ship Any downsides? On embarkation, there was a delay because of the esta needed printing out, and this wasn't advised anywhere, but no big deal. I think ncl could have made the outside areas feel more spacious - but I'm nit picking here. Would I go ncl again? You bet, already paid for deposit for a future cruise - using their future cruise deals, where you pay $250 dollars, which you get back on a future cruise, plus you get $100 dollars from your account bill on the current cruise. Regular FOD meetings for those of interest - and this made the cruise, and ncl made a lot of money out of our bar bill ! LOL Thank you NCL for a great time. Drew
Norwegian Epic Cruises to Transatlantic
  • Sail Date: October 2011
  • Destination: Other
  • Embarkation: Barcelona
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Cabin review: Balcony

Balcony Cabin - curve design. Narrow cabin, very comfortable bed and great lighting. Account info on tv, tv channels good. Nice Balcony Sofa - waste of space Separate loo and shower/sink - found absolutely fine.

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Published 11/18/11
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