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The good: Great, comfortable, roomy cabin. Destinations and times in each port. Service at reception was good. The bad: The ship was way too crowded. Most people had no manners and would not respect waiting in the line to get food (example the Garden Cafe). I would have expected a little bit more class from people. Good luck using the elevators. You are better off getting a work out and taking those stairs. The food was average. Nothing special. If you did not want to dine at the buffet place, the restaurants had a limited menu (very poor options) and all free restaurants had the same menu. Service was mainly poor. I think the way staff gets paid needs to probably be adjusted so at least workers can have a smile on their face (even if it is fake). Entertainment was very poor. The way they advertise the ship, seems like there is so much to do on the ship compared to reality. We were happy to get off the ship every day. Evenings were kind of dull as there wasn't much going on. Even when there was a good show, you had to pay for it. As if we did not pay enough money for the cruise and the daily charges. Some of the shore excursions are unreasonably expensive. Come on people! Enough of stealing money from people. Currency on the ship was US $ only. Good luck trying to exchange money. You'll go bankrupt. The rate is ridiculous. Internet- don't even bother using it. It's extremely slow and once again another way to steam money from you. I almost forgot to comment about the pool! Lots of space for sun beds but not even a nice large pool for the 4000 people on the boat. Good luck again during the "At Sea" day. You'll be lucky if you find a sun bed. You might have to set up the alarm clock and go reserve a sun bed by putting your towel on it at 5 am in the morning. Forget about getting close to the tiny pool areas. Conclusion: Never doing a Norwegian cruise again! So not worth it for the amount of money you pay. You will be treated like a king/queen elsewhere with the amount of money you spend on this cruise.

Not worth it!

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by arselah

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Trip Details
The good:

Great, comfortable, roomy cabin.

Destinations and times in each port.

Service at reception was good.

The bad:

The ship was way too crowded. Most people had no manners and would not respect waiting in the line to get food (example the Garden Cafe). I would have expected a little bit more class from people.

Good luck using the elevators. You are better off getting a work out and taking those stairs.

The food was average. Nothing special. If you did not want to dine at the buffet place, the restaurants had a limited menu (very poor options) and all free restaurants had the same menu.

Service was mainly poor. I think the way staff gets paid needs to probably be adjusted so at least workers can have a smile on their face (even if it is fake).

Entertainment was very poor. The way they advertise the ship, seems like there is so much to do on the ship compared to reality. We were happy to get off the ship every day. Evenings were kind of dull as there wasn't much going on. Even when there was a good show, you had to pay for it. As if we did not pay enough money for the cruise and the daily charges.

Some of the shore excursions are unreasonably expensive. Come on people! Enough of stealing money from people.

Currency on the ship was US $ only. Good luck trying to exchange money. You'll go bankrupt. The rate is ridiculous.

Internet- don't even bother using it. It's extremely slow and once again another way to steam money from you.

I almost forgot to comment about the pool! Lots of space for sun beds but not even a nice large pool for the 4000 people on the boat. Good luck again during the "At Sea" day. You'll be lucky if you find a sun bed. You might have to set up the alarm clock and go reserve a sun bed by putting your towel on it at 5 am in the morning. Forget about getting close to the tiny pool areas.

Conclusion:

Never doing a Norwegian cruise again! So not worth it for the amount of money you pay. You will be treated like a king/queen elsewhere with the amount of money you spend on this cruise.
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