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drotter
Member Since 2016
1 review
This ship is in great need of repair and a renovation. The smell of sewage permeated our cabin hallway and bathroom. Furnishings were old, worn and dated. Bathroom was mildewed and rusty. The mattress was very uncomfortable. The food, in ... Read more
GENOA183
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed four weeks ago
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
sylvanr
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
We have been on multiple cruises over the years including Carnival Ships, Royal Caribbean Ships, an MSC ship and a Princess ship. Our favorite cruise line at this point is Royal Caribbean as they just seem to do most everything just a ... Read more
angelbear911
Member Since 2015
1 review
59 forum posts
2 helpful votes
NCL Spirit is a lovely smaller ship with a beautiful Asian theme. We chose this ship for the Mediterranean Itinerary and for the price. We loved the NCL casual cruising! The food was good everywhere. We were not expecting 1/2 the menu in ... Read more
Good Vibrations 1
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We started this cruise from Barcelona, but should have arrived there a day or two earlier as we did not have time to see Barcelona before boarding the ship. The process of embarkation and disembarkation was extremely smooth and very ... Read more

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Loopyloo12
Member Since 2011
1 review
19 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just returned from our Epic Adventure round the Med, superb. Embarkation was smooth, managed to book posh for $15 pp for the 1st day at sea which was nice and much quieter. Stateroom (inside) was great, lots of storage, didn't ... Read more
John67
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
1. Water Epic doesn't allow you to bring water on board. You must purchase theirs. It costs almost $5 per litre 2. Service In general, restaurant service is ok but be prepared for 2 or 3 poor occasions. Too many customers and not ... Read more
joankane19@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
What made this cruise worthwhile (and saved me from giving it a "Poor" rating) was the time I spent in the departure city and the excursions we took in each port. First, Barcelona is absolutely beautiful. We arrived a day ... Read more
Nydiao
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Planned the vacation last minute due to work schedules. NCL had a decent price and offered two complementary packages (beverage/specialty restaurants) which was great. For the price I was pleased with the ship. Embarkation and ... Read more
bethanneroberts
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
12 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I left my teenagers at home and wanted a single cabin. This was my 14th cruise but my first solo cruise. The studio cabin was very functional and I met other single travellers in the lounge for dinner every ... Read more

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Kronos
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Ship overall was good however at times some of the public areas seemed overcrowded. Food was acceptable varied selection to choose from depending on what time you choose to eat it could be busy. Entertainment was varied from acrobats , ... Read more
Eltigre1
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
I was looking for a last minute 7-14 day European cruise with a balcony room available with a reasonable cost. This NCL cruise was available and I was pleased with the ship for the cost paid. I was especially impressed with the ease and ... Read more
Highland1971
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This is our 4th cruise second time with NCL I'm writing this review because I was disappointed with certain things: 1)Room with a balcony is what we thought we was having,no it was a extended port hole which was not nice at all, it felt ... Read more
katiekayak
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
Traveled for the first time in the solo cabin area. It was a safe haven from 2,000 children on board. Wonderful bartender at end of the day in solo area. Our Belgian leader tried to organize dinners but the reservations were early. Very ... Read more
Sophal
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
As first time cruisers wasn't sure whether we would like it but had a fantastic holiday on the Epic. We were dubious about the size of the ship and so many people but it was so well organized it wasn't a problem. Once or twice at the ... Read more

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bbbcscan
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Entertainment was terrible. Offer 3 shows and one you have to pay for. Other two were weak. No headliner comedian. Too many restaurants and not enough entertainment. Both main restaurants have same exact menu, instead of variety. Very ... Read more
cruiserclan
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We had a family suite for 2 adults and 2 older teens. It was very crowded and difficult to maneuver. The ac was not good. It was very hot at times. The layout was awkward as the bath and shower are right at the door. There was ample ... Read more
DANCIND55
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
66 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This cruise had many ports that I have wanted to visit and the price was right. The ship is old and in need of an update (which I hear will be in dry dock in the future). Since it is one of the smaller ships it is easy to navigate. Was ... Read more
jhk515
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Overall, we had a great time on this cruise (our first, ever!) There were a few annoyances, however - charging $5.50 US for a litre of water is over the top ridiculous, and you're not allowed to bring it back if you don't finish it! If ... Read more
Rodney123
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose ncl because of the ports of call and length of stay at each port. We had travelled to the Caribbean previously with holland America and had a wonderful time but this cruise was disappointing. Not enough staff to service the boat; ... Read more

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kaosdave
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
07/08/2016 This was our 3rd cruise on the Ncl Epic and the 5th cruise with Ncl have been on the Jade twice, we have also cruised twice with Island cruises once on the Island Star and once on the island Escape and with Carnival cruise ... Read more
Daniazr
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We travelled from Dubai to Barcelona to be part of this cruise. We had 2 balcony rooms which were better than I had imagined. My mom read many cruise trips before packing for our cruise on the Epic and as she was a little paranoid, she ... Read more
vibradental
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
needed a cruise in the Med that didnt leave on a Sat. Managed to get a decent fare for 5 of us . We had cabin 10036 and the three boys (23,18 and 13) had mini suite 10096. Found deck 10 convenient. Never used the elevators to get to ... Read more
Hunterw0026
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
10 helpful votes
All in all for the price the cruise was really good! I didn't pay too much at all so the things that might have bothered me otherwise didn't. I was in the Solo Cabin so I also believe my experience was different from the non solo. ... Read more
mollymalone12
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
We have just returned from a cruise on this ship and honestly cannot praise the whole trip enough. Everything was organised perfectly, from shore excursions to cleaning of rooms. Embarkation and disembarking were all excellently ... Read more

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