Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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370 Norwegian Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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Chino Valley
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise to visit the islands. It started with the port and its inadequate for the amount of people that are loading. Lines everywhere, not enough staff or inadequately trained staff to accommodate the passengers. The pool bar ... Read more
suzixray
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I have cruised with NCL before and this was a mess. Granted it was a holiday week, it did not seem like they were prepared for a full ship. Embarkation was a mess, 45 min. Our agent couldn't figure things out we all had to have our ... Read more
Annie Goes Cruising
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
We choose a guarantee balcony for a change and was given cabin 11001. What a mistake. The balcony is Hull from railing down. Balcony deck is always flooded because it faces front somewhat. It also gets all the wind and noise when the ... Read more
jjfanoele
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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 November 2016
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
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
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
3 helpful votes
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 November 2016
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
Sysdeath
Member Since 2009
1 review
24 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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
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Ittybitty2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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 November 2016
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 November 2016
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
mc333
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
Getting on the boat took 1 hour 20 min to start with, even though they had assigned times. Got to the room short bed (at 5 foot 3 I hung off the end), very small shower and toilet area separated by a curtain. The balcony was awesome, ... Read more
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Royal Palm Ave
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was our 10th cruise, 7th on Norwegian. Boarding was a nightmare. The staff were new and we're not prepared to check in people in a timely manner. The ship was not at all impressive. Bigger is definitely not better. Very few shops ... Read more
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burwells
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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 November 2016
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 November 2016
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
18 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
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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 November 2016
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
57 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
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
MebeDianna
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We parked at the terminal, which was nice and easy. No waiting on shuttles, drop off bags, park and proceed to terminal to check in. No complaints there, checking in was also easy. Once we got on the ship, and make it our way to our room ... Read more
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