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indyfranks
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
42 forum posts
0 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
Molf
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 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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Viva Las VegasBruiser1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 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
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
weena273
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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

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pat kelly
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
JezzaC
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
693 forum posts
2 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
Packlist
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We returned from our cruise in the Med (26 June-3Jul) on the Epic and I was epically surprised (in a good way). We travelled with our two children (7 and 10) and we all had a ball. We had spent months reading reviews on this website ... Read more
Susanr613
Member Since 2015
1 review
41 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was my second NCL cruise and seventh overall. As with my previous NCL cruise, there was good value for the money but not the best cruise line I have ever sailed. I sailed with my boyfriend, no kids. Getting on and off the ship was ... Read more
meltontldm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We went with Norwegian Spirit because of the itinerary: 10 ports in 12 days giving us the chance to visit Barcelona, Pisa, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Athens, and Venice! With regard to the itinerary; we were NOT disappointed; we even ... Read more

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Katiebug36
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I booked this cruise for the itinerary. I took the 12 night Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona to Venice. You are hardly on the ship for this cruise. The ship is older and more intimate. However, there are a variety of bars to keep you ... Read more
Pepzee
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we chose NCL for the freestyle dining and the good recommendations from other cruisers. Cruise critic was an invaluable source of information and the roll call for our cruise enabled me to communicate with ... Read more
Glen1944
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our first cruise and we chose it mainly for the itinerary. Once aboard we were enthralled. We loved our stateroom. Everything we needed was there. Our housekeeper Victor was excellent and looked after us really well. The food was ... Read more
Jilly4863
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We have cruised quite a few times on p & o celebrity, RC and Thompson, we decided to try NCL which we understood to be more relaxed. We booked a large balcony room and was very disappointed that it was an enclosed balcony yes very ... Read more
blppep
Member Since 2012
1 review
117 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Just returned from 7 days on the Western Mediterranean. Stayed room 17003 in the haven-a two bedroom. The perks of the Haven are so great-with lots of time saving benefits and select seats for show. Our problem was a water leak in ... Read more

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MaggieUre
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Just returned from an excellent cruise on the NCL Epic. Barcelona airport is dreadful but once you manage to escape NCL kindly took us on a free bus ride around Barcelona which was really informative if you haven't visited before. Check in ... Read more
johncastellano
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Family Vacation. This ship is too big. If you have a midship cabin you have to walk to bow or stern to get to elevators no midship elevators. The seperate shower, toilet, sink is not fun, I like all three in a bathroom. Service was not ... Read more
ilovegoldens
Member Since 2012
8 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We have completed over 15 cruises, 3 of them previously with NCL. We chose this ship as we were travelling with family who had not cruised before and it had attractions for everybody. Embarkation was very speedy in Barcelona and our ... Read more
Diamonddec
Member Since 2011
1 review
8 forum posts
14 helpful votes
My wife and I recently got back (19th June) from a week aboard the NCL Epic. This was only our 2nd cruise, the first being RCL about 5 years ago. We flew from Belfast to Barcelona on EasyJet and took a taxi from the airport to the port ... Read more
crescentboy
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
15 helpful votes
First time we had cruised with NCL and really enjoyed it. There were six adults in our party and we didn't have too many problems finding seats together except in the Garden café Buffet! Our balcony cabin (12052) was clean and ... Read more

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Efacenna@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First time cruising with NCL and it will definitely be the last. I have cruised before with celebrity X , MSC and Princess. Embarkation was quick and efficient The food at best was mediocre. There are several restaurants available if ... Read more
yes_myson
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We were firs time cruisers and this ship and cruise line was recommended to us by our travel agent. One of the reasons we opted for this line and ship was because of the more casual attitude concerning attire and dining. I'm no stuffed ... Read more
Igmufy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose this cruise because of the iterinery and the price. My first time on Norwegian. It was one of the best trips I have ever been on. Got to see so many wonderful places. The ship was small but we could not have been happier.The crew ... Read more
racingraysswimmom
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
671 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We choose this cruise for the diverse itinerary. Trip of a Lifetime on NCL Spirit Background: Traveling from Chicago suburbs with 17 close friends and family. Ages for my group were 20 yrs. old – 62 yrs. old. I booked this ... Read more
Roadrunner571
Member Since 2016
1 review
36 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Went to ports we wanted to visit and the departure date was at the time we want. The cruise ship was just the right size, not too many people like some ships. The Spirit is an older ship but the ship was easy to get around and crew ... Read more

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