Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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floridagirl1997
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
After going on a Norwegian cruise last summer to Alaska on the Jewel, my husband and I had a great opinion of Norwegian.  This cruise was such a disappointment to us on so many levels this time.  First, we were excited about the ... Read more
Talktoala
Member Since 2017
1 review
17 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Once you get used to the layout its pretty easy to get around. The cabins are small so more than 2 people would have been tuff. The beds were horrible. FLAT and HARD. The food was really good Le Bistro was a favorite. The shows were really ... Read more
BBBJ1998
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
72 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I must start by saying the ships crew were awesome! Anything we asked for was in out hands very quickly. I know there will be some complaints that were were not able to port at the private island - Stirrup Cay - the weather and sea was too ... Read more
dayne
Member Since 2002
1 review
14 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Chose cruise based on a casino offer. Great price. I had low expectations due to the reviews I read on Cruise Critic. Let me start by saying this ship is beautiful. Very elegant and modern with leather, wood and creamy tile floors. The art ... Read more
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Sandyzee
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Group travel. I found staff some very nice others....NOT If you want to play games such as Deal or no Deal...$20.00...it was ridiculous If you want to play Bingo.... $$ Want a nice coffee...$ If you want to eat in some of the ... Read more
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xdcr
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
DO NOT be fooled into thinking this larger ship has more to do or see. It is only larger to accommodate more cabins. There is less open space, and less bars. there is no outside dining for the specialty restaurants, Other ships in the ... Read more
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petitelady
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
i chose this cruise to celebrate my late mothers birthday who loved to cruise, i began cruising Norwegian Jan 2016 using the money she left for me to travel and spread her ashes, this cruise port is close to my home and the date as well as ... Read more
tfiala
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We were celebrating a friend's 50th birthday on this cruise, which was good fun. The ship is large, and was completely full = 4100 passengers. This ship showed us that we should stick to smaller cruises! Public areas feel very ... Read more
sheltonlt
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
20 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Why Norwegian cruise lines would take one third of the upper deck and make it for premium haven use is beyond logic. Make a ship to hold over 4000 guest but make them fight for deck chairs while being prohibited from the front third of the ... Read more
fordja628
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
We really loved NCL's Epic. It is huge. We had an accessible mini-suite which was huge and so comfortable. The balcony was extra-large too. It had two chairs plus a lounge chair. In fact, one day when it was very windy and cloudy, I ... Read more
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DarkJedi
Member Since 2006
1 review
768 forum posts
While I greatly enjoyed this cruise, if you are used to meeting people by sitting with them at tables or such, this is not the type of cruise for you. If you are not interested in meeting new people, the ability to always have private ... Read more
agritravlr
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We are NCL Rewards oriented now after 7 cruises on Norwegian. We have tried 3 other cruise lines but the freestyle cruising packages suit us very nicely. We tend to choose smaller ships in the NCL line, but for some cruises there are no ... Read more
Craig316
Member Since 2017
1 review
We chose this cruise because the 10-day itinerary included 2 separate trips to Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian's private island. My wife and I were surprised to find out the first 3 days was actually a separate cruise on which 3700 of the ... Read more
Randy54
Member Since 2017
1 review
Chose cruise for port of departure and ports visited. Really wanted to go to Jamaica. The great: The Entertainment was top notch. That said note that when entertainment comes up booked, you need to pre-book EVERYTHING, it does not ... Read more
donnaedw3
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
What a positive experience. Everything from the captain to the crew. Several times a day to " hear are u comfortable do you need anything?" And then to follow-up to see if what u needed was delivered and in order. I was ... Read more
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t55enj
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
PROS-This would be our 10th cruise on Norwegian and as before everything Norwegian does is great. This is the 1st time we had been on one of the larger boats. The rooms are newly remodeled and comfortable. The shows are great If ... Read more
Daffydk1
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
18 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was only our third cruse, the first two being on RCL. We are 58 & 62 yers old. Our extended family booked Epic for a small reunion during March 2017. Since it was the dreaded spring break window, we were a little concerned with ... Read more
ylaturno
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise based on the itinerary and departure date since we were limited to Spring break. I felt "price gouged" traveling during the holiday, and nickel and dimed for everything (we were pre warned by others) The ... Read more
ALCH1984
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my first cruise, so I have nothing to compare it to, but I’ve found the reviews here so helpful I wanted to chime in as well. After making a reservation on a 7 day Western Caribbean cruise on the Epic from Port Canaveral, I ... Read more
dclark76
Member Since 2012
1 review
25 forum posts
8 helpful votes
PROS: Excellent Staff! Great food! More than enough options for entertainment! Everywhere I went the ship was spotless (including public restrooms), regardless of what time of day or how many people were out & about. POSH ... Read more
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Shidah
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I've read several negative reviews of this ship, but our experience could not have been better. It was our first time cruising, so we don't have anything to compare it to. Plus, we booked a haven H2. It was a somewhat last minute trip, ... Read more
sixty8wildcat
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
This was the first time that Epic was doing a 3 night cruise. Thankfully it was only 3 nights. The balcony in our room was pretty much not usable unless you enjoy smelling Chinese food cooking all the time. It didn't matter if we were ... Read more
larkie25
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
27 forum posts
17 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because of the special deals available. I chose a Spa Balcony room (identical to the regular balcony rooms except different color bed covering. We were in room 14141, which has a unique larger balcony shaped like a ... Read more
mickeychicky
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
160 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Just got off Epic 3/11/17.....good and bad, but doubt I will ever sail again on it. Port Canaveral check in process - there were two people checking ID's and cruise documents downstairs/outside the actual terminal. TWO checking in ... Read more
alex090454
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my 30th cruise on seven different lines. Embarkation: This was the fastest I have ever experienced. Kudos to the staff at Port Canaveral. Ship: very beautiful but the set-up of the ship is not your average ship. Not ... Read more
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