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dwein
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Was offered this cruise by family. As I'm single they were happy that there were single bedrooms (studios). As I'd never been on a cruise before, I was happy to go. My parents who were also on the same ship are seasoned cruise ... Read more
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tchcharlie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
So let me admit ,I am a first time cruiser !! And after reading ALL the negative reviews (on this site) I was a little skeptical of boarding the Epic ,but after getting on board though I was glad I did !!!!! First off, lets get to ... Read more
Mphilde
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise and I did not know what to expect. I am an experienced solo traveller but have never enjoyed the comforts of a cruise. Norwegian epic was the way to go. Booking online proved to be a blessing and a curse. I was ... Read more
Jipc
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We had a blast, 4 professional women. Everything , the food, staff, venues were awesome, the staff was very attentive, the ship was clean. Our room was great. Used the Spa everyday, had private tours on shore. Our entertainment for ... Read more
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dotmar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
What a disappointing trip weather wasn't good but that is not NCL's fault. BUT it was the worst ship we have ever been on for many reasons. Firstly the ship is HUGE so you rarely see the same people twice but our cruise had over 2,000 ... Read more

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SetSail424
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Overall, we were very disappointed with the staff service and food experience on the Spirit. This was my eighth cruise and first time on the Norwegian line. I have never experienced such poor general treatment from the staff, particularly ... Read more
Schwingoh
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
85 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Great itinerary but tired, older ship. Went for the ports not the ship. Nice public area's. Food average, service was good but not great. See my cabin review below. Some highlights were: Marissa who performs in Henry's and Charlie's, ... Read more
Kristine Y
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I was just on the 12-day Grand Mediterranean from May 7-19 aboard the Norwegian Spirit. It was a DREAM VACATION. While the ship was relatively older and I did complain about having to pay almost double for my stateroom and port fees... the ... Read more
lbsst14
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Ship is a bit old but it's serviceable. Service staff is very friendly. Food ranges from "Just OK" to "Good", but skip the Sushi restaurant as they are all their own unique "rolls" and not very good. ... Read more
drfscf
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because the itinerary was attractive. Pricing was probably not the best. Overall, the ship amenities and general offerings were mediocre at best. Ship too crowded. Food was average. Entertainment in the main theatre ... Read more

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Harry Cruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First time in the Mediterranean and Adriatic and NCL came through like a champ. Ship was clean,staff were friendly,and food was Good. We have cruised many lines but keep coming back to NCL. The ports of call were well chosen with ... Read more
James O
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed out of Barcelona for 12 nights. This is my sixth or seventh time on the Jade but never submitted a review before. Having found other reviews of great use when planning a trip I finally thought I should try and help others. ... Read more
Mike and Arlene
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was my wife and my first cruise and we are both 66 years old. Booked through a travel agent with a balcony stateroom. We have nothing to compare with so not sure how this compares with other cruises. The cruise was great! The ship was ... Read more
OCWineLover
Member Since 2013
1 review
19 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our cabin was amazing (Diamond Suite) but beyond that the cruise line could use some work. Here are some tips for the future: They don't always have a bar open in the room that events are scheduled so we found ourselves having to leave ... Read more
PerryE
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I have just come back off the Norwegian Epic after taking my elderly father on his first holiday in over 10 years. Disappointed isn't a word I can use strongly enough after the horrendous holiday we have just endured. We were met by ... Read more

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Mfourc
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This Cruise was Terrible from pretty much start to finish. The time spent in the queue to embark the boat was ridiculous, over 60 mins (felt much longer) The cruise line know in advance exactly how many people are arriving at Barcelona to ... Read more
ands0406
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We booked the NCL Epic as our honeymoon as it hit all the destinations we wanted to visit on our Mediterranean dream cruise. We were surprised with the honeymoon package & had a bottle of champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, and ... Read more
hook120
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
We have just returned from our 1st cruise.we were a little weary of such a large ship but loved it...took us a day or two to work out which lift took us nearest our cabin. Ship is so clean and staff do a great job keeping it so.Cabin ... Read more
royals64
Member Since 2011
1 review
56 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our sixth cruise with NCL but the first on one of the bigger ships. We had wondered if we would enjoy it as much as the smaller ships, but after taking a day or so to get used to the layout we found it easy to find ... Read more
DaniSoBlue
Member Since 2014
1 review
20 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Im going to try to get the specifics out so I don't forget anything! So this review might be a little all over the place. This cruise was AWESOME!!!! Epic was everything I dreamed it could be and more! The ship was huge but easy to ... Read more

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missy73
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
11 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I booked a last minute cruise on the Epic for an amazing price. Being a solo traveller, I did not think I could afford a cruise alone, but the solo cabins did not have any additional supplements, so I decided to book. Embarkation was a ... Read more
PBtravel1
Member Since 2008
1 review
111 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We went on this cruise to celebrate our friend BIG birthday, so it was chosen for us. My husband and I stayed in the mini-suite that was slightly larger than the regular balcony and in my opinion was worth the small difference. As part of ... Read more
vishi007
Member Since 2016
1 review
40 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
With all the negative posts in the forum, i was a bit scared on how my experience would be....so i have just one word to describe my experience on the NCL EPIC -- "FANTABULOUS" the ship is fantastic - the crew is fantastic - ... Read more
handi1@talktalk.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This is the second cruise we have taken on the Epic and once again we were not disappointed. The ship has been refurbished since our first trip keeping the decor to a high standard. Our stateroom was very spacious with plenty of space for ... Read more
RosieCanberra
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
743 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
NCL Epic 17 April 2016 We cruised on the three night itinerary, Barcelona to Rome. Balcony cabin number 9209. This was our 21st cruise, and second time with NCL, we also cruised on the Sun in the Baltic in 2010. The Epic cabins are ... Read more

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