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Norwegian Epic Review

4.5 / 5.0
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4181 reviews
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disappointing experience for repeat cruiser and first time cruiser..

Review for Norwegian Epic to the Eastern Mediterranean
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leah779
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Feb 2014
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This was my first cruise, and my moms 6th cruise (5th with Norwegian). It was her first time on the Epic. As a first timer, if I had to make a decision on cruising again, I wouldn't cruise again based on my experience on the Epic.

Here is a list of what we did not like:

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Cabin Review

- the biggest part of the cabin was the balcony- there was very little room to maneuver around the beds- the toilet and shower were right at the entrance, so if your travel companion, new/old friends or steward came in he/she may have had a shocking welcoming- the couch was useless. if faced the toilet sink and a storage cabinet. You couldn't clearly see the television- the cabin door did not close properly and you had to give it an extra push (security issue)- hair dryer kept cutting out. Im not sure if this was a fuse or connection thing- the mini bar was super expensive, even for pop and water

Port Reviews

Ocho Rios

excellent tour, and the CHUKKA company representatives were very informative and educated. Our driver was great, and the hostess in the van even sang! Both very kind.The people at Good hope itself were very kind, knowledgeable, happy, and catering. The animals appeared to be all in great health, and the grounds were very neat. We even had the chance to taste some Appleton Rum! Yum

Costa Maya

This was a waste of a stop if you didnt have an excursion booked. It was ok for shopping for trinkets and stuff but thats about it. The sales people were pushy and all the shops were in a small area with a big pool in the middle. If you were at either of the 2 restaurants, you risked being splashed by people swimming. Its ok, but gross if the water lands in the food you are eating....

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