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bbbcscan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
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
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
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
kaosdave
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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

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Hunterw0026
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
6 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
14 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
usmanusman
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Norwegian Cruise Line is NOT an all-inclusive vacation! Vacationers beware! Norwegian is like a low cost airline trying to charge you for carry on bags and water wherever they can. Here are some examples: 1. Room service is a $10 ... Read more
Sameh Aziz
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Being our first cruise as a family I was very reluctant to go on the Norwegian Epic due to the low rating I noticed on different sites but that was too late as I had already paid the full trip amount and wasn't ready to bare the ... Read more
yesiamsunshine
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I wanted to see the Mediterranean & even though the itinerary was amazing, the ship is less than desirable. Even though there was a major renovation done less than a year ago, the cabins had broken pieces of wood in them & the ... Read more

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Cvrs3swan
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
I chose this particular cruise because of the Itinerary which would give us a taste of Europe without the transport hassles. From my research I knew the ship was dated but it was the ports that attracted me. My cabin was dated but clean ... Read more
momof5boyz
Member Since 2016
1 review
27 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose this cruise for the itinerary (which was fabulous - 11 ports in 14 days, the best way to sample a little bit of Europe in a small amount of time). That being said, the ship is dated (but scheduled for refurbishment) and the ... Read more
French Gal
Member Since 2007
1 review
78 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Itinerary was great! However, very strenuous and intensive. NCL nickel and dimes guests by charging $15. for shuttle when there is no alternative to get into town. No more lobster night---now charge of $24.95 in main dining rooms. Charge ... Read more
caneable
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
473 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Picked up this cruise as a fantastic late bargain and were thoroughly pleased with our choice. Our first cruise was taken on the Spirit 10 years ago, so it had a little significance for us. That said the experience of those ten years did ... Read more
arkansas travelers
Member Since 2014
1 review
45 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Chose this cruise mainly because of itinerary, price and timing. Had been in Med before & toured Rome, Athens, Sorento & Pompeii - but this time took professional tour of Rome so saw more sites. Went to some countries we probably ... Read more

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rsybrandy
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
6 helpful votes
Good things were 1. Ports 2. Embarkation process 3. Service 4. Water slides were fun 5. The production of Priscilla was good 6. Good amount of time in most ports 7. Good amount of storage space in cabin (mini suite) ... Read more
richstowe
Member Since 2010
9 reviews
4,319 forum posts
15 helpful votes
OVERALL B We had a good cruise on a cruise line we had been reluctant to try because of its nickle and diming rep . Some of that was evident and the last minute change of policy concerning carry-on liquids didn't help . However the ... Read more
mariekelly
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
17 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This ship should be renamed ripoff. The Epic took every available opportunity to extract as much money as possible out of every situation . After paying £2,400 for this cruise for 2 people I had to pay £25 per day for our cabin ... Read more
stacie.wendland@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because of the dates and the ports in visited, which were very good ones (except for Marseilles). We were very disappointed by the pool area on the ship which was extremely crowded almost all of the time. It was ... Read more
indyfranks
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
42 forum posts
11 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

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Molf
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 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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cruisehappiness
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I was with my grandkids and I thought this would be a good idea to take the Epic with the Splash, and other games for kids,. My family were particularly happy to see that this ship and cruise had things for young kids. The Splash was a ... Read more
Viva Las VegasBruiser1
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 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
5 helpful votes
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
14 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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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