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We chose this cruise [Feb.2nd - 9th] for itinerary, and calendar timing. We also had air miles points to use up. The ship is too big [4100] for our taste and lineups were long for everything especially elevators[ some were not in service at various times]. Balcony cabin was like a small motor home space that had its washroom sink in front of our bed. 2 people could not walk past each other without 1 getting out of the way. Completely understaffed for the guest total [for example bars were closed with 0 bartenders] so your beverage package purchased was useless unless you find an open bar. Even then you have to wait so long to get served you couldn't buy enough drinks to pay for your beverage package. You could never hear the ship announcements as there were no speakers in your cabin and the sound quality was poor in other areas. Smoking is allowed in the casino which because of that we never used, but we're forced to pass through there many times as it is in the centre of the ship, causing us to feel ill every time we passed through.. Operator doesn't answer call even after 20 or more rings. No supervision in gym, and my wife fell off treadmill with zero assistance from staff. Not nearly enough quiet spaces to read and relax. Not surprising with 4100 on board. Not nearly enough deck/pool space for same reason. Overall a so-so experience for a lot of money.

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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by DeeDee12

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2019
  • Destination: Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony
We chose this cruise [Feb.2nd - 9th] for itinerary, and calendar timing. We also had air miles points to use up. The ship is too big [4100] for our taste and lineups were long for everything especially elevators[ some were not in service at various times]. Balcony cabin was like a small motor home space that had its washroom sink in front of our bed. 2 people could not walk past each other without 1 getting out of the way. Completely understaffed for the guest total [for example bars were closed with 0 bartenders] so your beverage package purchased was useless unless you find an open bar. Even then you have to wait so long to get served you couldn't buy enough drinks to pay for your beverage package. You could never hear the ship announcements as there were no speakers in your cabin and the sound quality was poor in other areas. Smoking is allowed in the casino which because of that we never used, but we're forced to pass through there many times as it is in the centre of the ship, causing us to feel ill every time we passed through.. Operator doesn't answer call even after 20 or more rings. No supervision in gym, and my wife fell off treadmill with zero assistance from staff. Not nearly enough quiet spaces to read and relax. Not surprising with 4100 on board. Not nearly enough deck/pool space for same reason. Overall a so-so experience for a lot of money.
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Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony
Cabin BA 12113
Waaayyy too small for $ spent. Wash basin in front of bed blocking movement for 1 guest to go past the other. No Cabin Steward to explain how to use the cabin amenities. Bacony OK but smoking was allowed so felt ill many times due to others being inconsiderate as there was supposed to be a non smoking cabin policy.
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