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Norwegian Epic Balcony Staterooms have room for up to three guests and feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with an incredible view. They include a separate bathroom with shower, two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and additional bedding to accommodate one more.

Balcony (BX)
Decks: Deck 8
Summary Not enough storage. Balcony excellent. Toilet and shower fine. Bed Excellent. Entertainment on TV bit limited, but I do not watch TV so not a problem Cabin steward was brilliant.
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The room was fantastic! We were in 8024, which is towards the front of the ship and has a balcony with no covering above, leaving it exposed to the sun which was nice. We didn't hear much of Bliss nightclub below, despite people's complaints about this. We were always so wiped by the end of the day anyway! We also didn't have any negative experiences with people throwing trash/cigarette butts from upper balconies onto ours below. Also, there was nothing wrong with the bathroom! So what if the toilet and shower are separate? There was a curtain to separate the toilet/shower with the rest of the room if you're concerned about privacy issues. It wasn't a big deal at all - it seems like people will find anything to complain about.
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Amazing Rakamu
Our Steward Cleto was the best. Always greeted us by our last names. Made sure our room was tidy, except for the night we forgot to change our do not disturb sign.
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First Cruise Tammie03
Very comfortable and clean!! Loved the balcony !!
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Great location - close to the stairs and elevators. Not too far to go up and down. Bed was closer to the door than the balcony.

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Not So Epic Bankergrl

We were in cabin 9056. For a balcony room it seemed very small. Two people could barely pass by each other. The carpet in our stateroom needed to be replaced. Like most people have said the bathroom situation is very weird, but we managed through that. Our room said there could be up to 3 people, there is no way an adult could have slept on the couch that was in our room and if it wasn't just me and my husband it would of been very awkward trying to get ready and change clothes.

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We booked with a balcony guarantee, and got a great room on the tenth floor. As with other reviews of the Epic, the cabin is tight and the bathroom situation a bit awkward, but we made do with it. The balcony itself was a nice size. There was plenty of storage with all the various cubby holes around the room. Our room steward Mark was really a great help!

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We were on deck 9 Forward (9001, the most forward room on port side) with an extra large balcony(about 110sf), thank goodness, at least half the size of our state room. This balcony is closed in more than most but had plenty of room for the 2 chairs, small table and a lounge chair. We didn’t care much for the room design which made it difficult for two people to move around at the same time. It took some getting use to. The bathroom arrangement was unusual but had some positive aspects. Our room was in a very quite location and we spent more time than normal in the room to get away from the crowds and other people's kids and our Stewardess did a good job servicing our room.

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We didn't have the same problems that other posters have spoken of. Yes, the sink was small. Yes, it wasn't in a room with the toilet. But you're on vacation. If the location of your sink is going to crush your view of the stateroom, then look at something else for pity's sake. We never had a problem with water getting places it shouldn't have. Even if you did, there's a whole mess of towels right next to it.

Balcony was amazing. For this particular itinerary, having the room on the right side of the ship was phenomenal. Got to see the best of the sunrises and sunsets.

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Not impressed! beachbumjan

This is the last cabin on the starboard side by the handicap entrance to the Italian restaurant. It was quiet and although the kids area is on the same floor, we never heard a thing! The cabin itself is fine - except for the awful lighting throughout - but we didn't like the balcony. It has a solid bottom, so you couldn't sit and look out at the water or the port - you had to stand up. Our steward (Eduard) was great - always smiling, always pleasant and unobtrusive.

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Great design, modern with a good use of the very small space. Prepare to scoot sideways in your room. Great size balcony!
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