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This was our second trip with Norwegian and we were very disappointed with this ship. I won't go into all the details but... this is definitely a budget cruise. The ship is old and showing it's age. Dirty carpets and chairs and lots of rust. Rooms are tiny. We had a mid-ship room with a balcony and it was crazy small. The layout of the ship is poor. The boat is HUGE and with that many passengers, it becomes a challenge just to walk around. The ship feels like a budget casino. They make you walk through the casino to get anywhere and don't open many bars/restaurants forcing you to go to ones closer to the casino. The staff was not great. Felt like many staff members were new or just burnt out. Didn't seem like they wanted to be there at all. We went on the Norwegian Star last year and got spoiled. Not sure but think the ship is much smaller and newer. This experience was a big disappointment.

Old Ship - Staffed by the "B Team"

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by Jho182

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This was our second trip with Norwegian and we were very disappointed with this ship. I won't go into all the details but... this is definitely a budget cruise.

The ship is old and showing it's age. Dirty carpets and chairs and lots of rust.

Rooms are tiny. We had a mid-ship room with a balcony and it was crazy small.

The layout of the ship is poor. The boat is HUGE and with that many passengers, it becomes a challenge just to walk around.

The ship feels like a budget casino. They make you walk through the casino to get anywhere and don't open many bars/restaurants forcing you to go to ones closer to the casino.

The staff was not great. Felt like many staff members were new or just burnt out. Didn't seem like they wanted to be there at all.

We went on the Norwegian Star last year and got spoiled. Not sure but think the ship is much smaller and newer. This experience was a big disappointment.
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Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony
Cabin BA 9204
Tiny and wore out!
Deck 12 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins