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goldendelicious77
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Norwegian Epic – Sail Dates December 10 - 17, 2016 from Port Canaveral My partner and I (Balcony State Room #10148), my friend and her family of four (Balcony State Room # 14074) had the displeasure of wasting an entire week of ... Read more
splasher1953
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The positives: The ports were beautiful. Entertainment quality was good but seriously an up-charge for entertainment?????? Staff did their best under the circumstances. The Not so Goods: This is not a good deal when you ... Read more
ally12
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. We travelled with a big group and planned ahead for excursions and shows and dining and everything went smoothly. We were all very disappointed that our stay in St. Thomas was so ... Read more
brokercruising
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
When we booked this cruise we didn't realize right away the design of the balcony cabin which we had booked. The curved wall design made the cabin smaller and narrowed the space between the king size bed and the desk so that if one ... Read more
EdMarble
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise as we had heard good things about NCL from friends. It was an "okay" experience, but we had numerous things that left us less than happy. Foremost, the ship is too big and the rooms too small. Not enough ... Read more
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Serendipity_123
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I have wanted to try the "mega ship" experience and had heard great things about the studio cabin setup on the Epic. I originally booked as a solo but had a friend join me, also in a studio. I also ... Read more
RVachon
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
61 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I'm not for reviews but I'll just add a few things; This was my 2nd time on the Epic, 5th NCL cruise. Also did 1 previous Carnival cruise. Embarkation at Port Canaveral was the easiest and quickest I've ever had in all my 6 cruises. ... Read more
Kimmithom
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was the best vacation I have ever had. Cruised with 7 other people we dinned, we danced, we laughed. Went to amazing shows. We each did different things on shore excursion and shared our days over dinner. Splash H2O was our choice of ... Read more
JassyTrue
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We enjoyed our cruise on the NCL Epic starting on Dec 3, 2016. Our ports of call were Great Stirrup Cay, Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman and Cozumel. We chose an early embarkation time (10AM) as we knew there were going to be a lot of people ... Read more
ayeamcdn
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
640 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The port canaveral operation needs a manager to organize their operation. Right now it is a mess. Taxis & shuttles lined up to pay entry fees. Very poor oversight, I'd fire someone. The cruise lines should demand improvement right ... Read more
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Bobrunner
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Cruise from start to end was great. Cruise terminal large and covenant and easy parking. Embarking was very easy. Never felt rushed. Plenty of people providing information. Disembarking was well done as well. In fact we got off ... Read more
cupcake333
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Prior to going on my cruise, I read several reviews here that indicated the Epic had issues like (1) slow service (2) too many people crowded into public areas (3) inadequate staff (4) disorganized/slow ... Read more
intrepid007
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise as we hadn't been to Tortola before. We've been to St. Thomas and wanted to back. We flew to Orlando the day before and stayed in a hotel near the airport. The shuttle we used to get to the cruise port, Cortrans, ... Read more
cruising cheaply
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose the cruise because the price was great and so was the itinerary. We did Great Stirrup Cay, St. Thomas and Tortola. This was my 48th cruise and I cruise all the brands. For the most part we had a good time, enjoyed the shows, ... Read more
sandana
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had friends already booked so decided to give Norwegian a try ...we booked a balcony cabin. What a shock that was. Very. Small had to back up in beside the bed in order for hubby to go past ... Bathroom toilet was seperate and very ... Read more
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jawjawins
Member Since 2013
1 review
63 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Glad we read to reserve show times because I saw where many folks had to be on stand by. Excellent shows in the Epic theater, wish there could have been another. Room steward went above and beyond to accommodate our wishes, could not have ... Read more
Orlandogang
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
98 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise because ship is new to Orlando and we hadn't sailed NCL in many years. We wanted to see what freestyle cruising is about. In theory, it is a terrific concept, in reality not so much. Fortunately we booked our ... Read more
Delimeister
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sure, I had some gripes about the cruise. Who wouldn't? But overall I was very pleased with the experience. This was the first experience on Norwegian for the wife and I. We found it to be very good in most areas we consider important: ... Read more
burrma
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
4,378 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
They had more than 2 sets of elevators which is definitely needed for ship this size; average wait 10 minutes but on embarkation and debarkation day; over 2 hours! Embarkation no debarkation (easy walk off) for platinum members was ... Read more
bluemoosey
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sorry this review is a bit of an Epic itself but as a novice I wanted to share our experience for other first timers!! This was a great first time cruise so we had no real idea what to expect. What we didn't realise was the huge queues ... Read more
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misschicken
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Second time on Norweigan. Went because of friends. Three ships were at Canaveral. Traveled by shuttle bus from hotel ( very good experience with go Canaveral booking ). This port can't handle traffic whether vehicle or people. Took approx ... Read more
LivetwoCruz
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Chose this ship because i haven't sailed on it. i have sailed,carnival, royal,and Norwegian. we chose an inside cabin, because we prefer to spend money, on other things and do not stay in cabin, much. The cabin finishes were nice, but ... Read more
jtoole1191
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Let me first start by saying that overall, NCL did not meet my expectations one bit. I have cruised quiet a few times(6-7) with Carnival and once with Royal Caribbean. There were times on this cruise that I really did have a blast, but ... Read more
erom43
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
This was our eighth cruise, and we chose it because it is only and hour away from our home, and we think we got a very good price for a mini suite. Unfortunately, it was our least favorite cruise of all, which include some very small ... Read more
manatee63
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Embarkation was mass confusion. It made me think that this was the first time Norwegian did this. Chaos everywhere. The woman taking our picture for the card took way too long and the result was that we eventually had to get our pictures ... Read more
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