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Norwegian Epic Review

4.5 / 5.0
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TransAtlantic

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic
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yadkinval
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Aft-Facing Balcony

Trans Atlantic and stops at three island groups to which we had not been as well as departing from Barcelona to which we have not been - we choose cruises based upon itinerary first. We think the ship is too large and prefer smaller ships. The cabins (we had aft-facing balcony) were smaller than normal and cramped. The food was not as good as expected. However, the crew/staff made everything worthwhile - they were great!

We spent 3 days in Barcelona before the cruise. We should very much like to return. We took 2 TripAdvisor tours and were surprised at how good they were - very pleased. We applaud Max & Natalia (TripAdvisor).

Embarkation was awful because of disinfecting the ship from previous problems. It seems hardly possible, but disembarkation was worse apparently because Norwegian failed to estimate baggage (we were told anyway) - delayed several hours. We were concerned about making our flight, but did so; however, we know some missed flights including a couple of friends. There was a high percentage of passengers who were local and the disembarkation should have been controlled instead of pandemonium allowing passengers with flights off first and then locals. Entertainment was good, but especially "Howl at the Moon" - the best I've ever seen on a cruise.

Cabin Review

Aft-Facing Balcony

Too small and cramped and did not like the design with sink in living area and a curtain between shower and toilette - really, a curtain. However, balcony was spacious and really nice. The cabin steward was extraordinary (Tek) and was most delightful and attentive!

Port Reviews

Barcelona

Extraordinary tour with Natalia in old city - she is very knowledgeable, most enjoyable and it was private, only us!

Barcelona

Exceptional tour with Max who is most knowledgeable!

Malaga

Mijas was charming & delightful.

Lanzarote

Extraordinary with unbelievable landscape.

Tortola

Had been several places here before - sea part was excellent; land part interesting.

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