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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews

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Too many people, great ports
"These were good Dinner alternatives, but lunch on days in port, the main dining room was not available.Sea Day 1 we did not know better and went up at 11, there was no available seats...."Read More
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Great December escape

Review for Norwegian Epic to Caribbean - All

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quercus alba
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our 4th NCL cruise, 2nd on Epic. We chose this and booked it barely 10 weeks before sailing (unlike us) because I was becoming a burned-out healthcare worker, and a week opened up for me. Another major factor was that it was home-ported in San Juan, and we'd had a great experience there 5 years ago as well. All the ports of call were new to us. The Best-- --on board musical ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


My least favorite ship out of over 40 cruises

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - All

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DIDISEVEN
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

I waited to write this trying to be fair and take the Covid protocols into account but even without Covid this ship is like a mish/mash of other ships. Bits of this and that...you soon start feeling you've been on the ship before. Deck, two tiny pools and massive slides etc. for kids. Naturally Cagney's, La Bistro, La Cuchina, were at their best as always. O'Sheehans was the only place with ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Traveled with disabled person


First time NCLer—the jury is out

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - All

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muggo11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our Princess TA from Rome was cancelled. The price and itinerary worked for us so we booked our first NCL cruise. We have been on 38 cruises, mostly Princess tho we have tried Cunard, Disney, MSC, Carnival Bottom line? I would never take this ship if fully booked. Even at 40% capacity there were some long lines. I will give NCL a try again—and bought two Future cruise certificates. Also, ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Moratorium ,over, NCL Epic not ready for prime time

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Radarbait
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After months of being unable to cruise due to the moratorium, I was eager to resume sailing. I had booked one NCL cruise but that was canceled. I then booked NCL Epic`s sailing from Rome on 20 Nov 2022. There were several alterations to the cruise identified shortly before I boarded the ship (but subsequent to the cut-off date for canceling with no financial penalty). First, the production of ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Inside


Turkish mystery

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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PomPoot
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Some important bullet points: --The COVID tests on board were clearly not performed professionally or with the intent to garner accurate results. The very edge of my nostrils were swabbed for split seconds all four times I was tested aboard. NCL hires a company called Eurofins, and its job is clearly to ensure that COVID cases aren't reported, or at least not at particularly revenue-sensitive ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Inside


First cruise and this ship/crew exceeded all expectations

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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yepyepyep
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

This was my first cruise I've ever taken and I was blown away. This cruise exceeded all of my expectations. I was really nervous about being on a ship for 11 days for fear of seasickness and it was never a problem. One of the days we couldn't go into port because there were 50 mph winds and the boat rocked a little but I never actually got sick. The ship itself is massive and even after 11 days ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Read. The small print!!!!!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Marionparko
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise fitted in with our holiday dates. We fell for the advertised special offers which were so badly advertised we found ourselves ££££££££ out of pocket. We decided to have the speciality dining. On our last NCL cruise this offer lasted the whole week. There was nothing on the advertising that said this was not the case. So imagine our surprise on the third night we were faced with a ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


At the price ok, but oh dear oh dear...

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AyrshireBacon
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We booked this cruise with open eyes and performed every piece of diligence possible with the information available, but Norwegian managed to 'con' us, and as we learned onboard many other customers. From the home page online you quickly find the Sail Safe section which clearly states everyone onboard is vaccinated and there are no shore excursion restrictions (correct as of August 2021), but ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Epic Fail

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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susanfoster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were anticipating a great accommodation on what we were told was a newly remodeled Epic…oh…wait…remodeled does not mean that all passengers will have nice accommodations! The remodeling apparently only meant that the former gathering space on the top deck has been eliminated and is now high priced suites for a select few guests willing to pay for the privilege. The standard cabins are ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


The Good and Not so Good

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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toddw2u
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Just disembarked yesterday, so I thought I'd review while it's still fresh in my mind. Embarkation in Civi was smooth and seamless and well organized, the whole process took less than 1/2 hour. When we got to our balcony stateroom there was a strong urine smell in the toilet area, not a great first impression. Off I went to guest services, where they apologized and promised to have the ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


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