A Vacation of Epic Proportions: Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by florabella

Norwegian Epic 5
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A Vacation of Epic Proportions

Sail Date: July 2012
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
Embarkation: Barcelona
This was only our second cruise and the first on Norwegian. The boat is huge, the free style dining gave us many options, and the Cirque Soleil dinner was a great dining treat. Yes, you pay extra for many of the dining options but its not a lot more and it does give you a variety from Sushi to Steaks. We enjoyed the many different bars and lounges to sit and relax, a different one most days.We especially enjoyed the shaker bar with the "Martini Clinic". There is also an ice bar at an extra charge. One of the things I liked most was the blues lounge,Fat Cats where the singers and musicians were most talented and put on a good show.
The only thing we didn't especially like was our cabin.We had a balcony cabin but for two people it got a bit cramped due to the fact that the sink is at the foot of the bed, while the shower is at one end of the cabin and the closet the other.Consequently while one dressed for dinner the other had little choice but to sit out on the balcony to get out More of the way. But the bed was comfy and the storage space was ample. And frosted glass bathrooms give very little privacy.
Overall, we did enjoy this ship and found the staff friendly and most helpful. Less

Published 07/23/12

Cabin review: B4 Family Balcony

The cabin design needs improving. When more than one person is in the cabin,Sink at foot of bed makes it a bit cramped when trying to get ready, especially as the bathroom is at one end of the cabin and the storage space at the other. Bed was comfy, though. And lose the frosted glass front on the loos!

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