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AFuncruiser
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
940 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
 Such smooth sailing you could have taken a canoe across.  If I never see the epic again or ncl again for that matter it will be soon enough. Out of my  69 cruises the epic is the one ship I am most anxious to get ... Read more
cubancrush
Member Since 2012
1 review
27 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second TA on the EPIC (Oct 2012 was first). We had great weather from embarkation in Barcelona (which took all of 20 minutes by the way), Canary Islands, San Juan and all the sea days in between. It rained for a few hours one ... Read more
travelover7
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first transatlantic cruise and we loved it so much that we have alr day booked 2 for 2017. We got on the ship at Barcelona and got on our way. Our first stop was Canary island which is a nice little town to do a quick walk or ... Read more
mmemichele
Member Since 2004
19 reviews
6,540 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I took this cruise to experience the Med first then do the Transat .It was my sons first med and european trip .I think he really liked it .from our greeting from Grace to the wonderful service we received on onur btb .It was an ... Read more
BstnCruiser
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
14 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Iconcierge App -doesn't show what you have booked on the ship for Entertainment reservations and Restaurant reservations -Can't make entertainment reservations through the app. Could only make specialty dinner reservations -doesn't ... Read more
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gauchau
Member Since 2007
1 review
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first Transatlantic cruise and our first time on the Epic. We decided on this cruise to get away from all the hustle and bustle (both electronic and non electronic) of life. All of our previous cruises have been stacked with ... Read more
Redhead5966
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The best part of the Cruise was the smooth sailing and beautiful weather. As others have posted the rooms are chopped up (I had a beautiful interior room)but would have been crowded for 2, and I did not care for the layout of the ship. 3 ... Read more
Mantequia
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My overall feeling upon disembarking is that I would love to take another cruise specifically on the Spirit! Embarkation was quick and easy. We brought 6 bottles of very inexpensive Spanish wine on board, payed the cork fee, and got ... Read more
brobson
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Poorly run cruise ship. We always book rooms with a balcony – this was BY FAR the smallest room we have ever had – hardly any storage. Room steward was great and did all he could but toilet routinely wouldn’t flush and ... Read more
Gigi907
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We've taken 6 cruises on Norwegian, and this one was pretty typical. The ship was fine, the food was fine, the entertainment was fine, our cabin was fine, the staff was fine. My husband and I are budget cruisers, so we usually opt for the ... Read more
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cayford
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We enjoy the informality and the anytime dining on Norwegian, and we liked the new ports of Kotor and Dubrovnik. The entertainment was good, the facilities for people in walkers like my husband was very good. The staff in the buffet and ... Read more
dogwalker46
Member Since 2014
1 review
14 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We wanted to see Barcelona and we were there 6 days before the cruise and loved it and all the Gaudi sights plus Picasso Museum and the cathedral. The city was so busy even for the end of October. When we left for the port there were 4 ... Read more
littlegit
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Just got back from a wonderful time on the Jade. We did a back-to-back starting with a 7-day cruise from Venice to Barcelona. That was followed by a 14-day transatlantic from Barcelona to Tampa. In 2013 our NCL Mediterranean cruise ... Read more
ghough
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
162 forum posts
My husband and I chose the last Western Med cruise and then followed with the Transatlantic on the Epic. We went from an interior, somewhat cramped, cabin 8002 to a balcony 8046 for the TA. This was our second TA and first time on the ... Read more
gloriaJY
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Its my 75th Birthday so we decided to fly to Barcelona and take the western Mediterranean cruise and back to back to port Canaveral. We had the Haven which was so nice but of all the ridiculousness's in the world the placement of the ... Read more
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MLZ
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
8 helpful votes
The NCL Epic is certainly not for everyone. The major problem we have with the ship is that it feels like a big, overcrowded floating hotel, and the bathroom situation is simply nuts. (Who decided to build the ship this way?) The reason ... Read more
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Rosieg30
Member Since 2015
1 review
40 forum posts
2 helpful votes
After 4 weeks in the UK and France we chose this ship because of the itinerary which turned out to be a fantastic decision. Embarkation in Barcelona was quick and efficient and we were on board the ship within 30 minutes of arriving at ... Read more
aefrb
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
checking in was a zoo. Found it to be way too crowed hence long lines to do everything. The excursion were all terrible and extremely expensive. buses with 30-35 people. the people working the ship are the best part. friendly and ... Read more
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catherine2000
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Restaurants well kept, some more luxurious than others. The French and Italian especially nice. The taste restaurant for evening meal and breakfast had good selection of food and service was very good. This year we noted that the ... Read more
Nalacalli
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
29 forum posts
Chose this cruise for the second time as I was traveling solo and really liked the itinerary. Enjoyed the trip the last time I did it and for the most part enjoyed this cruise too. Met some lovely people in the lounge and there is always ... Read more
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LiddelBilly
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
There is lots to do on the Norwegian Epic and it's a pleasant enough way to travel. I enjoyed the fact that even travelling was part of the experience and the food, whether it was complimentary or not, was superb. The cost of alcohol, ... Read more
Sandysigns
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My first ever cruise (10 years ago) was on the NCL Pride of Hawaii - the next year it was re-branded Norwegian Jade. I always wanted to return to the ship. After a few other cruise lines I sailed on the Jade last year. I was so pleased ... Read more
Vegans rule
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We started our cruise in Barcelona (check in was smooth, pleasant and very friendly, 25 minutes). I had a Moscow mule in hand within 40 minutes of arriving. It lashed the rain which put a dampener on our first day followed by a thunder and ... Read more
carolinemcglone
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My first cruise, I was a solo traveller. Unsure what to expect, although could not rate highly enough how fantastic the whole experience had been. Food, entertainment, cabin, and the staff were so friendly and welcoming, could not fault ... Read more
jdono1950
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
First allow me to comment that the service and the food on the Norwegian Star are pretty good. The staff members are friendly and helpful. We had dinner in five specialty restaurants and the quality and service of each of them were ... Read more
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