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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Epic
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1,247

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1,034

Average

899

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609

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335

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1,247 Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews


MarkyBill avatar

MarkyBill

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise for First Timer

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This was our first cruise which we did for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Embarkation and disembarkation was really smooth and very quick (about 15 mins at check in). The ship was very clean and our cabin (a balcony) ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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JJ_Seattle

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Get ready to be spoiled!

Epic indeed! The ship was full to capacity but I did not experience any delays (embarkation/disembarkation, elevator, restaurants, services, bars) Of course we had to get in line but the line moved quickly. I ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Precious Rooney

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise - highly recommend

I have cruised 5 times now with NCL but the Epic Voyage was our first time on a “mega ship”. It had been 8 years since our last cruise and I was apprehensive of this cruise because of the conflicting reviews I ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Action Dave

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Med. after 5 day in Rome, Awesome to say the least.

We chose this cruise because we were able to board in Rome. Or at least the Port of Rome. The first night we spent at the Airport Hilton Garden Inn which was quite comfortable. We also stayed there on our return. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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sbraggs

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Western Med Cruise

We chose this cruise because of the price for the balcony room that we were able to secure and the ports. This is a very port intensive cruise and i wouldn't recommend this cruise just to stay on ship at ports. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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shestu

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

7-Day Western Mediterranean from Barcelona

I chose this cruise because it helped me check off many bucket list items. Amalfi Coast, Tuscany, Pompeii, and Cinque Terre. I read reviews and they were all good. This was our first cruise so it seemed like a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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CharlotteCaley

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Cruise

From the beginning - Embarkation, the staff were friendly, efficient and it went smoothly. The ship itself was a really good size and looked well looked after outside and inside, always very clean! The cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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deverett83

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Epic on the Mediterranean

This was my first cruise and my partner's fourth cruise, but first on Norwegian. I had expectations of a crowded buffet with flavor similar to that of Golden Coral. I was pleasantly surprised to find the food at ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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NJJOENJ

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Exceeds all expectations again

This is our 4th cruise with Norwegian to various vacations. There is always a complete focus on customer service. All areas of the ship are impeccably clean. The buffet offers, by far, the best selection of high ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mrhousedad

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

An Amazing Ship and Staff

This review will cover the beginning to the end and in between our journey: We started in Barcelona Spain. If you are flying in I recommend a day early. It lets you time correct and a chance to see some of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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welshexile

1 Review Written

Hotel on the water

First time cruisers on recommendation from friends. Airport to embarkation port was easy and welcome on board was friendly. Luggage taken off our hands and delivered to cabin. Time to discover ship and eat before ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bambilin

9 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Epic Europe Experience for our Gang of 65

We were a group of 65 ranging in ages form 10 months to mid 70's. Most of us from New York, a few from Pittsburgh. Had some first time cruisers with us, this was my 30th! Most of us flew in on British Airways ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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111ace111

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great First Cruise but watch out for the excursions

The ship was reccommended by our travel agent, embarkation in Barcelona was a bit chaotic, ressembling a cattle market quayside rather than a high end cruise experience, however, once on board, everything went ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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emkeenan

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

What makes the Norwegian Epic so epic?

I boarded the Norwegian Epic at Barcelona on August 5th, 2018. The ship was suggested to my father by a family friend. Upon further research and an appointment with a travel agent, we had our cruise booked. I'm ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Sinead Mcardle

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

THE HAVEN IS PURE HEAVEN

We chose the Haven Club for a family vacation and honestly the food, accommodation, service, wine, bars everything really exceeded our expectations. HOWEVER we did not really use any other restaurants on the ship ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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guddub16

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent

Very friendly staff and felt welcomed as soon as we entered the port. Entertainment first class Ate mainly at the buffet and wide variety of food choices. Had a separate Indian Jain food Counter which was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Denley And Karen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise with fantastic ports of call!

Everything about this cruise was fantastic from booking to the finish. We had excellent service in every respect, even offered an upgrade to mini-suite for a small fee. The embarkation went the smoothest of any ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Patrick.m.kennedy1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Crew. Photo crew went above and beyond

We choose this cruise line because our family tries to go on a new cruise every year. This is my 3rd cruise and my families 4th. When we got to the terminal in Barcelona the Norwegian staff was right there to help ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Biohart

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Friendly crew, yummy drinks!

We chose this ship mainly for the ports but also wanted to try a larger ship. It was our 25th anniversary trip and we wanted to visit all the ports while having to only unpack once. The Epic gives you so many ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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msulli2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Really great time on our first cruise of Italy/Spain

We booked this cruise after cancelling another NCL cruise going to Havana, Cuba (during last year's hurricane). My wife and I have always wanted to go to Italy, so we booked this one leaving from Rome and then came ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Big family on the sea

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best of our cruises

We booked this ship for the itinairy and because of the reviews. It’s our 7th cruise. We cruised Royal Carribean ( Allure, Oasis, Quantum, Jewel) Norvegian Getaway, and Canival. We are a big family with 4 kids ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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TheRichmonds

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Epic is an understatement

First cruise - family of 4 - me 36 my husband 45 daughter 12 son 8 we stayed in Barcelona 3nights then docked there for a week. I should point out I hate the sea and boats so it’s took 7 years for my husband to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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PHILIPVB

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Holiday! Incredible Cruise! Loved it!

Spent a week on-board the Norwegian Epic sailing from Barcelona with stops in Naples, Rome, Florence, Cannes and Palma and absolutely loved every minute on-board this incredible ship. The ship itself is stunning ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Devendrarajah

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Although you leave the Epic in 7 days, Epic stays in your heart for ever

Our first time on a cruise and chose the Epic. We had a great time for 7 days which are unforgettable. The ship represented all ages and all nations. The ship is one of the largest. Cabins are beautiful and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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twallan59

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

GO, just GO and enjoy it.

Everything worked great with the cruise. It was our first cruise, so I was a bit nervous after reading some complaints on reviews...... hmmm well maybe I should not have read it as I believe now, that is you need to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Norwegian Epic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.6
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment5.04
Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family5.03.7
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.5
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