Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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527 Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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MAISIEMOM
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
We are latitude Members. It's an impressive vessel, but, too big for my needs. I chose it because we'd never been to Tortola and we like Great Stirrup Cay. I cruise with my adult Down Syndrome son quite a bit, so I look at amenities ... Read more
gndnorman
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose Epic because the shows sounded amazing and they were. But you have to get tickets. 4400 passengers made for crowded ship, lots of stair climbing because of poor design of ship and elevators only at front and back of ship. Main ... Read more
cruiserlel
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I have never been to the Eastern Carrbean. Only ship going to that location on that date. Room servce used to be free - no more. Now charging 7/95 each time. No walk around on 7th level - small circle for jogging - too close to cigar ... Read more
cruiser8909
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
My in-laws (who are avid cruisers) chose Norwegian for the first time and graciously brought us on this cruise. It started out pretty nice - we experienced two excursions (Cozumel and Jamaica). We were unable to tender to Grand Cayman or ... Read more
jamesdawson64
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
The food on this cruise was really Epic. The steak was so tender it could be cut with a fork and the flavor was outstanding. The last night of the cruise was prime rib night and the flavor was wonderful and the rib was cooked blood red, ... Read more
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flob
Member Since 2013
1 review
147 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We booked the Epic with friends to celebrate a retirement and I must say we did this. We are NCL diehards but the Epic was a fail. Customer service at the Guest Services desk and the Excursion desk was marginal at best. Interest in serving ... Read more
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epsteinm
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We are latitude members and had purchased a future. Since we were familiar with the NCL itinerary and had been with NCL on another ship less than a year before, we felt comfortable scheduling the cruise on the Epic. Boy were we amazed at ... Read more
clementine01
Member Since 2014
1 review
47 forum posts
Norwegian acknowledges their mistakes in this ship's design. The Epic has no deck for walking or running! I would never sail on this ship again due to it having no place to walk around outside and stretch your legs. Cagney's, ... Read more
AroundTheWhirl
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This is our fifth NCL cruise. Being that we've always enjoyed NCL in the past, I didn't read any reviews about this particular ship before booking it. Therefore, I was surprised at the bathroom layout! I won't describe it again since ... Read more
Emmah
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Excellent cruise on a big ship! Disembarkation was a pain. It took a long time. Mainly because of the port being closed so possibly not the cruiselines fault! I felt they put the safety of guests first. Would recommend this cruiseline for ... Read more
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Maxsboubie
Member Since 2006
1 review
863 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
This is not a pretty or attractive ship. The casino is right in the middle where you have to walk past to navigate the ship. There are lines everywhere and you need to make reservations just to watch the shows. The tender ports are a ... Read more
KAT7591
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
We chose this trip as the dates coincided with our time, plus it offer free alcoholic beverages and gratuities were paid by NCL. The shows were good and there were many choices where to eat. The restaurant off the casino was open 24 ... Read more
mtrzinski
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
So, I am a relative rookie when it comes to cruising. I am also very spoiled as the first cruise I took was on one of the most expensive lines, on a really new boat. This was only my second cruise. But even with this I am not so naive to ... Read more
goldencone
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
First off let me say that I am an avid cruiser, and I do not claim to know everything about cruising. Every ship in every cruise line has up's and down's. I don't get bothered by much when on vacation I like to relax. However this is the ... Read more
geta911
Member Since 2005
1 review
42 forum posts
Sailed February 2017
The Norwegian Epic is one of those huge floating cities stuffed with huge people. In all fairness, the ship is for the most part pretty nice but 4100 passengers and almost 2000 crew significantly reduce the number of square feet available ... Read more
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medicjpe
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this 7 day eastern Caribbean cruise because it stopped at 2 places we have never been before, Tortola BVI and Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas. Let me break down this review by categories. Port and Embarkation: The Port of Canaveral ... Read more
lnl67
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the convenience of Port Canaveral and the ports of call. The Epic, while not the most beautiful ship, offered lots of dining and entertainment options. I think it is better suited for couples. The best ... Read more
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Toola99709
Member Since 2012
1 review
66 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our sixth cruise, and our 4th on NCL. We have sailed on the Star twice and once on the Jade. After cruising with Carnival and Princess, we discovered freestyle cruising and have not left NCL since. This was our first eastern ... Read more
irishgal1970
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
129 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
My prior cruise experience has been on Celebrity - one Med cruise and two Caribbean cruises. I picked Norwegian this time because of date, price, and age of party members. This was my first time having a child along, and I knew that ... Read more
doa1230
Member Since 2009
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We choose the cruise for the price and the special deals available. The personnel working on the ship were not friendly as the other cruise lines. I have traveled. NCL Epic doesn't have the greatest lay out on the ship, with only two sets ... Read more
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angryirish
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
I chose this ship because it was the epic, i have gone on smaller boats the most recent pearl and loved it. I wanted to try a larger ship to see if it had more on board to keep me occupied at days at sea. The boat was clean for the most ... Read more
ajm67
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
So first of all, I am an avid reader of reviews. I like to be a well informed consumer. Let me say after reading the reviews about this ship and this cruise I was more than nervous about going on my vacation. I didn't pick this cruise. ... Read more
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kathyrobins1025
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
We wanted to try the Norwegian line since we hadn't been on one since 2002 on the Dawn. Here is our summary of PLUS AND MINUS experiences: PLUSES: FOOD: Was excellent in the Manhattan dining room virtually every day we ate there. We ... Read more
gatorman67gto
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
The ship was over crowded, not many places to sit on deck. The pool was too small for over 4000 guests. The garden café was ridiculous with hundreds of people all trying to get meals and it was a challenge trying to find a table ... Read more
Flinch 40
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This cruise was chosen by the group I was with. Terrible layout for the rooms - entry was in the middle of the bathroom. This made it awkward when ordering morning room service. Told it would be there in 30-45, hopped in shower and they ... Read more
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