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2 1/2 hour delay leaving port due to propulsion issue! Took 3 days before we found a friendly bartender who would engage in some conversation . I know they work hard but be friendly. Didn't find that to be the case with most bartenders. Santos and Goose they far outshined all the others. Also found service in Taste dining room to be lacking. Cold food, wrong food, long waits for food. Nothing appetizing about cold eggs at Taste and O'Sheehans for breakfast. Ribs at O'Sheehans were undercooked. Buffet area was Good with 2 exceptions for fingers foods that were very good. Chix fingers and pizza. Also burgers I thought were good. Cagneys ( extra fee) was excellent. For those thinking of traveling I would suggest buying the dining package for dinners. General public areas were all nice. Shows : Blue Man , Legends. Thought legends was good not so with Blue Man. Howl at the Moon as was most other entertainment very good. 2 issues - Chair Hogs yes every cruise line has them but to come out on deck at 6:00 a.m. Before the crew starts putting the chairs out and set them up yourself then not return for 2 hrs. We had asked mgmt. where the First ever true NCAAF would be shown and were told they didn't think There was much interest so would only be shown at O'Sheehan's but no audio. You couldn't get another person jammed into there, let alone move or get waited on. They finally made the decision after the game had started to put it on the atrium big screen. Then had to set up more chairs for people to sit. Had to be 300-400 people watching. Plus call in extra waitstaff. Totally underestimated the interest! We travel with fun people so we had a good time with them, there was just not much that wowed us.  

NCL not for us!

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by beerman2

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2015
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony
2 1/2 hour delay leaving port due to propulsion issue!
Took 3 days before we found a friendly bartender who would engage in some conversation . I know they work hard but be friendly. Didn't find that to be the case with most bartenders. Santos and Goose they far outshined all the others.
Also found service in Taste dining room to be lacking. Cold food, wrong food, long waits for food. Nothing appetizing about cold eggs at Taste and O'Sheehans for breakfast. Ribs at O'Sheehans were undercooked.
Buffet area was Good with 2 exceptions for fingers foods that were very good. Chix fingers and pizza. Also burgers I thought were good.
Cagneys ( extra fee) was excellent. For those thinking of traveling I would suggest buying the dining package for dinners.
General public areas were all nice.
Shows : Blue Man , Legends. Thought legends was good not so with Blue Man. Howl at the Moon as was most other entertainment very good.
2 issues - Chair Hogs yes every cruise line has them but to come out on deck at 6:00 a.m. Before the crew starts putting the chairs out and set them up yourself then not return for 2 hrs.
We had asked mgmt. where the First ever true NCAAF would be shown and were told they didn't think There was much interest so would only be shown at O'Sheehan's but no audio. You couldn't get another person jammed into there, let alone move or get waited on. They finally made the decision after the game had started to put it on the atrium big screen. Then had to set up more chairs for people to sit. Had to be 300-400 people watching. Plus call in extra waitstaff. Totally underestimated the interest!
We travel with fun people so we had a good time with them, there was just not much that wowed us.
 
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Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony
Cabin MD 10090
Deck 10 by the elevators forward. The bathroom/shower area wasn't that bad. Use the curtain if necessary.Take any plastic card and leave it slot by door to keep electricity on.
Deck 10 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins