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Norwegian Epic Review

4.5 / 5.0
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4218 reviews
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NCL Epic was terrible, too many people, no space, food quality lost.

Review for Norwegian Epic to the Western Mediterranean
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cottonwood_3
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2015
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony
Traveled with children

This was our 3rd and final cruise on NCL. We never dreamed our10 day cruse could be so disappointing. Our prior 2 cruises were wonderful and relaxing.

From our reservation and payment for promises and services that were not upheld such as it being a Nickelodeon Cruise and the promise for an upgrade or ship credit if we found a better price. Then, the overcrowded ship was without seats to eat dinner, one dinner that gave my husband food poisoning, no more of the excellent meals as we remembered from just 5 years ago, $50 just to play bingo, after trading their excursions package because they required us to pay in full then get reimbursed in ship credit, we traded it for the drink package then they ran out of our favorite drink "Baily's" for 3 days, their were so many people we could not get on or off the ship in a timely manner, a substantial amount of staff and other cruisers were rude, the elevators were always full as NCL no longer has any decks that go all the way around the ship and only one deck that has a walking/running area outside because they turned all their space into more rooms for more people. our balcony family room for 3 was smaller then our last room for 2. Although it looked a lot bigger online, we had to climb over each other to move around. On the bight side, Splash Academy was wonderful!

What a bummer.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony

Cabin BA

our balcony room for 3 was smaller then our last room for 2. Although it looked a lot bigger online, we had to climb over each other to move around.

Port Reviews

Barcelona

We just loved Barcelona, so clean, pretty, food and restaurants were excellent and reasonably priced. we were lucky and got to see a Christmas Carnival it cool, lots of crafty contraptions for kids and shows.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Wonderful, a great historical place that everyone should see.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Everyone should go, its very historical and informative. we had a great time.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Everyone should go, its very historical and informative. we had a great time.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

We loved it!

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Very Through and informative, we had a great time and got to see a lot.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Beautiful, but so crowded we could not reach the actual fountain.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Everyone should go, its very historical and informative. we had a great time.

Sardinia

a very relaxing place, we enjoyed walking around town. it's a small town so find out where you want to go first.

Palermo (Sicily)

Great tour guides lots to see here.

Naples

We loved Sorrento and Pompeii the best of all our stops on this cruise, I highly recommend it and our tour company Simonne Fairbanks at cruisingexcurions.com

Naples

we had a great tour guide, We loved Sorrento and Pompeii the best of all our stops on this cruise, I highly recommend it and our tour company Simonne Fairbanks at cruisingexcurions.com

Naples

we had a great tour guide, We loved Sorrento and Pompeii the best of all our stops on this cruise, get some lemoncello. I highly recommend it and our tour company Simonne Fairbanks at cruisingexcurions.com

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