Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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crabbymomma2000
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just got home from our Norweigan Cruise. This was our 6th cruise ,and by far the worst ever! Loved all our other cruises, but this one was horrible. Staff was either rude or unhelpful. Food menu items were nowhere up to what we are ... Read more
lifetimecuiser
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our 31st cruise, fourth on NCL and was average at best. The craziest thing we have ever seen is the cabin setup. I'm sure you have seen this in other EPIC reviews but the bathroom is split up into three different areas. Food was ... Read more
sholzhausen
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Ok, so we have sailed with NCL previously. We were on a much smaller ship on that cruise, and that may have a bunch to do with it. With that in mind, here's what I think of the Norwegian Epic ship. We had no hot water one morning. 7am ... Read more
cat613
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Friends that have traveled on NCL invited us on this New Year's Eve.cruise Worst NYE we have ever spent. One glass of champagne and about 100 balloons drop. Cheap hats and noisemakers. From day one we knew we were gonna have trouble ... Read more
johnleibold
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our first and definitely our last cruise. The crew were the rudest people I have ever encountered. I watched a crew member purposefully walk into woman while carrying a dish tote on several occasions without an, "excuse me" or ... Read more
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lesliefergus
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose to sail again over New Years and wanting to give Norwegian a try due to the water slides and activities for the kids. Boarding-Went fine although the time slot doesn't appear to be really managed. I was hoping for a smoother ... Read more
Spanier2007
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We are normally Disney Cruise Line Cruisers but this past December we chose a different path to try something different. Big mistake!!!! We went on the Norwegian Epic after reading reviews that seemed pretty good. My wife was detained by ... Read more
Likes2Cruze
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Friends on boarding process 2 1/2 hr wait no water no communication no shade.The computer system went down. They waited on the bus and hr for transfer to the dock. No Hanukkah at all even though the cruise is advertised as such on ncl.com. ... Read more
vashti42
Member Since 2013
1 review
135 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
This is our third Norwegian Cruise. It was our first time in a Spa Balcony Cabin, the other were Suites. Our cabin included unlimited access to the spa facilities, 3 free Specialty meals and free standard alcohol plus $175 ... Read more
djcoach
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Where to start.... being our first cruise I was so excited from all the great things I have heard from friends about their experiences on cruises. The amazing service, freestyle atmosphere, relaxation, incredible food. The Epic did not ... Read more
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lnsoto1
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We choose this ship because of the date and where it was going to. We had never gone to Jamaica or to a "private" Cay in the Bahamas. We traveled with our 14 year old and my 75 year old mother. The ship definitely had good ... Read more
bradyaguirre56
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We had sailed on the Norwegian Escape for Thanksgiving 2016. We were excited to spend Christmas on the Epic for Christmas 2016. Overall, it had it's typical Norwegian charm. Freestyle dining, UBP and the refurbishments did look nice. ... Read more
sonogal
Member Since 2008
1 review
227 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
6 night Western Caribbean with my mom and aunt. Arrived to Port Canaveral about 11:15am. Waited outside in line no more than 10 minutes. After that, everything went fairly quickly. On board within about 30 minutes. Booked in a mini-suite ... Read more
selby2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our first NCL cruise and I would compare the service and food with the more expensive Celebrity. Two members of our party required wheelchair assistance to embark & disembark and the process was the smoothest ever. Service ... Read more
jjustbeck
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My disabled husband and I took our annual cruise. Since he can't fly, we are fortunate to have options in Florida to drive to. Wanting to take a bigger ship, so the Norwegian Epic out of Canaveral was a good pick. Parking, Embarking, and ... Read more
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deircruiser
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
We chose the Norwegian Epic December 17th cruise out of Port Canaveral primarily to spend some time with my stepdaughter (she recommended NCL back in 2014) who lives in the Grand Caymans, but also to finally experience a mega ship. Back in ... Read more
Auremil
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We are Disney cruise lovers. We love really the disney ships. They are gorgeous. We decided to give a chance to NCL because of the outrageous prices on Disney Cruises. First of all, embarkation is super fast. We love that. second, the ... Read more
houseman
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
For starters I normally travel Royal Caribbean and I have been wanting to try a different cruise line for a change with 4 cruises under my belt. I decided to try Norwegian since I have heard only good things about them from friends who ... Read more
lukin2
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We had a traveler who is single and the Studio Cabins worked well. Our travel agent set us up on Norwegian Epic and most of our group's staterooms were in close proximity. I would first like to say that prior to our cruise and after making ... Read more
dschardt
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Great inside cabin, great service, lots to do, never felt crowded. A must, facial at the spa...the best ever. Wish I would have done more spa packages Dueling pianos great, comedians shows were very funny Must get the drink package, ... Read more
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sbachleda
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was a last minute family cruise with our adult children. Got a great price with the ultimate beverage package included. The ship is very big and a little overwhelming at first. After a day at sea it is easy to find your way ... Read more
Dan Roberts
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My review of the December Epic cruise: FOOD - Most of the restaurants (except I was disappointed in O'Sheehan's - terrible food!!!) served very good food. Although, I was disappointed at times because the food wasn't served as hot as ... Read more
cedarglenarts
Member Since 2011
1 review
21 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
This was my first cruise on Norwegian. The Epic is a big ship, but there is not enough quiet space on it. The first two days it rained so everyone was pretty much inside. The noise level was very loud! and you had to thread your way ... Read more
gonefishin555
Member Since 2006
1 review
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Celebrating 48th anniversary and no mention of it in any way on cruise. This was our 38th cruise and the worst of any. No cabin steward or day planner for 2 days and never met cabin steward. Not enough personnel to take care of cabins. ... Read more
Decali
Member Since 2003
1 review
204 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Pros: Lots of ships in port so tons of traffic but actual embarkation/debarkation at Port Canaveral was really well organized and fast. I did self debarkation. Both have been a problem in the past from what I read but were great for me. ... Read more
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