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marcyg1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I had read a lot of mixed reviews on the Norwegian Epic and our family of 4 found it to be outstanding in everyway with absolutely no complaints. We knew it was a large ship but they have it orchestrated perfectly in all areas. It was ... Read more
Kate Inverness
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
As first time cruisers we were recommended to the Epic by a friend. We didn't know what to expect but can honestly sum the experience up in one word "WOW". The moment we arrived for boarding we were overwhelmed by the size ... Read more
jeremyandchris
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 3rd time on the Epic and due to my wifes 70th birthday we decided to try the Haven suites. The cruise itself was very enjoyable and up to the usual Epic standards, however the "Haven Experience" is not worth the ... Read more
Welshdoc
Member Since 2011
1 review
37 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise, first with NCL, having previously been with Costa and MSC. Food was far superior with NCL, both the buffet and main dining rooms. Service was on par or better but there were some rude bar tenders that spoilt ... Read more
ELEANORKANE
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
I sailed two years ago on the Epic and had a fantastic holiday, meeting new friends. I enjoyed the variety of entertainment that was offered. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I enjoyed eating in the garden cafe for breakfast and ... Read more

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Maggott
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Chose this cruise to go with friends...first time cruising and did not know what to expect...everything was wonderful...staff was universally friendly and polite...all English speaking...the ship was highly organized and efficient...dining ... Read more
pauljuliekelly
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
First time with NCL, previously has 5 cruises with Royal Caribbean. Was not disappointed. Big ship with lots of facilities. Great selection of high standard entertainment. Could pre book so no queuing . Plenty of bars with great selection ... Read more
magic.cat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The flumes were an amazing touch, the kids seemed to love it, including the adults! The food was also very good, I also liked the way that Norwegian don't have a formal dress code, so you can dress however you like. However, I do miss the ... Read more
travelingmar@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We cruised with friends in celebration of their anniversary and 60th birthday. Ship: Great lay-out for large amount of people. Fun water slides. Great lounge areas Cabin: Great location, comfortable bed, large amount of drawer ... Read more
RBarrett22
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
Having sailed with Norwegian previously in 2010 as a teenager, I was eager to see how Norwegian's 'Freestyle' approach worked as an adult. For the most part it was great, lots of food choices and many bars and shows to choose from. ... Read more

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Fredshula
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Waited a week before posting so I could calm down. Disappointment started before we boarded the ship. In some cases, such as a single mother traveling with a child, one needs more documentation than a passport or you don't board. Not ... Read more
dwein
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
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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ksobot23
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This trip was overall a great trip, we had a great time at all the ports, but our time on the ship was not as enjoyable as it should have been. NCL booked a corporate event or company outing on our ship. The people in this company were ... Read more
seek49
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I traveled with my daughter and her family, the ports were all of major importance to us and we enjoyed our excursions very much. We booked private tours in 4 ports of call that were not part of the offerings from NCL. At Marseille we ... Read more
tchcharlie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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

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Mphilde
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes
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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BrocktonCruiser
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
6 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
The NCL Spirit is the oldest and smallest of the fleet. It does not have the bells, whistles and choices of the newer and larger ships but does have charm. The smaller size makes it great for smaller European ports like Kotor and ... Read more
dotmar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
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
AdventureAmigos
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose NCL because we cruised with them once before and really enjoyed our experience. At the time of booking they were offering a great promotion, which made the trip much more affordable and we think a balcony room makes the trip more ... Read more

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SetSail424
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
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
9 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
17 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
7 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
5 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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