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jjfanoele
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our second cruise, both Norwegian. My family reserved a balcony stateroom for myself, DH, DD (11) and DS (7). Embarkation out of Port Canaveral was very easy, arrived a little after 11, on the boat by 1230, sitting in Taste with ... Read more
DH88
Member Since 2006
1 review
162 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
NCL EPIC WESTERN CARIBBEAN 11/19-26/16 THANKSGIVING CRUISE We have been on many cruises across different lines. This was our first Norwegian. We enjoyed Epic. This was our first mega ship. We had a hull balcony cabin on the ninth ... Read more
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bilparker
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We had wanted to cruise on the NCL Epic since it's launch and were disappointed when we discovered it had gone to Europe. Imagine our pleasant surprise to see it was back in the US for Caribbean stops! However, our overall experience was ... Read more
gators66
Member Since 2016
1 review
Having been on the Norwegian Star last year, we were pretty excited to sail on the Epic. The travel agent on board told us so many wonderful things about this ship so we were pumped. We invited family and friends totaling nearly 50 people ... Read more
CoffeeDog
Member Since 2014
1 review
51 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this particular itinerary because we wanted a Thanksgiving cruise that visited ports we'd not visited. Being Latitude Silver, having cruised with NCL before, was a nice bonus as we felt our prior experience was good (not ... Read more
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Sysdeath
Member Since 2009
1 review
24 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our third trip on the NCL Epic. Plus, we owned a travel agency that specialized in cruising. My review is based on our past experince on this ship and others. Pros: 1. Common areas were clean 2. Paid restaurants had ... Read more
tropicalscuba
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
About 50 members of my running group and my best friend chose to go on this cruise. Overall, I had a good time, but it was largely in spite of the service on the Epic. I suspect that they have built a ship that simply holds too many ... Read more
Ittybitty2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My family and I along with several friends sailed the Epic last week. We went out of Port Canaveral. This was the second cruise from this port. Embarkation: We read the reviews from the previous week and discovered that it was a ... Read more
NicevilleCruisers
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We spent the Thanksgiving week on the Norwegian Epic from Port Canaveral to Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios and Great Stirrup Cay. We read the reviews and we knew what we were getting, so we were prepared for challenges. Also, this ... Read more
flaguy321
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I am a platinum member of NCL having sailed with them about 10 times. I took a ten year break and went on mainly Royal Caribbean and Princess. I decided to try NCL again because of their offer. Never again will I sail with NCL. They ... Read more
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burwells
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We have cruised with Norwegian before (on the Getaway, Dawn, Pride of America) and never had a problem. We've been on over 30 cruises total. But this was the worst cruise we've ever taken. It started with an over 1 1/2 hour delay getting ... Read more
Popeye3161
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
EMBARKATION PROCESS – it was to say the least, confused. This I suspect a result of the quantity of passengers over what the local NCL embarkation staff had experienced in the past at this port when the NCL Spirit was docked here. ... Read more
floridamoeman
Member Since 2014
1 review
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are platinum latitude members and NCL shareholders so in the past NCL is our cruise choice. The cabin set up with the sink in the bedroom area is a little quirky but not a problem. Storage in the room was adequate. There are many ... Read more
Donniluv
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Repairs on dock 10 were not finished so we boarded on dock one which in not capable of handling 4100 cruisers well. Three hours of boarding gets stale. First reservation for dinner at Manhattan was a bust. Place was already packed with ... Read more
ssful
Member Since 2014
1 review
17 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are loyal Norwegian cruisers and this was our four trip with them. We had a great time but there were some pluses and minuses. (1) I disliked that my latitudes rewards status did not upgrade mid cruise. I advanced from a bronze to a ... Read more
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albeachrealtor
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
52 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
NCL Epic Failure I have been cruising for nearly 2/3 of my life. I have sailed on Royal Caribbean, NCL, Carnival, and Disney. If this had been my first cruise, I would have NEVER sailed again…ever. It started with us being ... Read more
gonzo1124
Member Since 2008
1 review
422 forum posts
Just arrived from a week at the Epic. First trip out of Canaveral in FL. A big mess boarding due to being the first time out from this port. Don't really blame them for this since the port people were trying to figure out the new software ... Read more
glitter282000
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We were very excited to cruise NCL for the first time. We've cruised Celebrity, Carnival and Royal Caribbean in the past, and wanted to see how NCL stacked up. Unfortunately, up until this cruise Carnival had been our least favorite. Now ... Read more
bigcity57
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
49 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We originately booked Norwegian Spirit for Dec. 3, 2016 and was advised the ship had been chartered and we would have to select another ship that had the same itinerary and chose the Epic. The ship was big with 4100 passengers and we ... Read more
pdobrynski
Member Since 2011
1 review
37 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Just when you think it can"t get any better .... it does! Had a wonderful cruise on the NCL Getaway; this was the third time on this ship and our 73rd cruise overall. We celebrated our anniversary during the cruise and the officers ... Read more
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Pizzalover_
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on NCL, having cruised 11 times before on HAL, RCL, Carnival, and Premier. The embarkation port was an inexpensive 6-hour rental car drive. Boarding was smooth and we went straight to cabin 11660 located port ... Read more
Mark1403
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The ship is showing her age and the furniture in the cabin including the carpet looked very tired, nothing like the picture on the web site sadly. The bed was very comfortable and a good size. The cabin steward was excellent, the shower ... Read more
Catchum
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
3 helpful votes
Embarcation was a breeze as we had elected to arrive close to the time we could board and were able to leave our carry on bags in our cabin, which was already prepared. Spirit is a relatively small and older ship so if you are looking ... Read more
Riknpat
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
32 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Fine transatlantic cruise with a few blips along the way. Spirit is an older smaller ship which suits me fine and has many features fast disappearing on larger newer ships such as a wide teak wraparound promenade deck and a forward ... Read more
paradise.2
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This NCL Spirit Cruise was chosen as our first cruise. We wanted to get from Guadalajara Mexico to Paris France without any prolonged flights. Based upon cost, convenience and enjoyment, a cruise seemed to be the best way to get to ... Read more
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