BACK TO BACK ON THE EPIC AWESOME: Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by janie1121

Norwegian Epic 5
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Sail Date: October 2010
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami
We stayed at the holiday inn port of Miami across the street from Bayside market! Would never stay there again its a old hotel and was redone a few years ago but is still old elevators broke down, we were on 10th floor this is not a 3 star hotel at all! maybe 1 star. That was the start of our trip, then after 2 days stay there then we were embarkation was smooth then onto the Epic which was amazing! my husband and i took a 2 weeks back to back, we are in our late 50's, and have been on 5 other cruises with Princess and RC, and the NCL. The Epic so much to see and do! The entertainment they have a letter each day with all the things to do that day and you can decide what suits you and the same at night.

We had Voltaire as our room stewart and he was the best our room was always perfect and he always made us animals at night and was the nicest friendly room stewart. Hes the best! and also the service in all the other main dining to buffet was great overall we had great More service. Also we did not see the pushing drinks like many complain about. We are not smokers, but we also did not smell or see smoke when entering or in casino which its hard to understand peoples complaints very net picking many of these reviews!! and we were on the Epic for 2 weeks! and did not see any of these things they complain about!

We went on NCL excursions on 6 island western and eastern discover Atlantis and harbor cruise, it was not done well at all we ended up not finishing it and getting a cap back, and also best of Roatan Island excursion was another one not done well! NCL may want to look over some of these excursions. Cozumel highlights & shopping and Costa Maya Mayan reality these excursions were great.

State room 13278 we liked our room it was comfy cozy lots of storage, the bathroom and shower for us was great.

We went to 4 of the paid dining and liked them are favorite was the french, we liked taste and manhatten and buffet,all very good! there was many choices. unlike some reviews! complaining about dining! what is wrong with these people they need to stay home and cook like they must do!! not to love the dining!! the Food on the Epic was Awesome We want to give a special thanks to Mr. Kati restaurant manager for taking care of us and the great job hes doing on the Epic.

Entertainment the blueman and was great all the shows and the comedy were alwesome jeff hobson so funny! Bernie martini he was great!legends in concert were a must see,so many good shows! and also i can't forget Rudi all his diamonds international advice and tips on how to save on shopping we saved so much great advice don't miss Rudi!! We can't forget the cruise director Paul Scally his show the last night was so funny and his energy on ship makes it!!

Disembarkation was easy and fast and now we will begin planning our next freestyle cruise NCL is the best!!

The photo gallery was a bit confussing for a back to back everyone there gave differant answers trying to purchase and find photos was very hard! Less

Published 11/09/10

Cabin review: B113278 Aft-Facing Balcony

we loved our balcony we were on the aft the back i don't think i would pick this location again it was too noisy and too much vibration but my husband liked it, the view on back is amazing and he would pick it again if it was up to him!

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Port and Shore Excursions

This was great!mayan reality tour saw how the mayans lived today and learned also how they lived years ago and sampled from today mayans there food there was alot of history of the Mayans nice bus ride in air conditioned nice bus. took alot of pictures really liked this tour

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Enjoyed this tour highlights and shopping! because we saw both sides of Cozumel the beachs were awesome breath taking! learned about the turtles also, and also sampled tequila factory and saw a small replica of mayan museum! so much! also air conditioned bus and then we went shopping it was great! so much to see and do!

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discover Atlantis & Harbor cruise we had to walk to boat with hundreds of people pushing and the boat was so full people were standing it was terrible, and then getting off was the same and broke into groups and walked again, it was a walk. then finally got to atlantis and toured casino then went and looked at underground fish and all. then it was basically over what kind of tour is that it was around 30 minutes we took a cab back did not want to get in that boat mess of people.

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best of roatan island had to climb into small van maybe 12 people or more it was hot! it was almost felt like i could not breath! then when to a boat and sat maybe 20 people don't move or it will tip! to see rusted ruined boat from the 80's not impressed more scary the ride! then when to roatan show dancing in there customs just shaking there butts and tops. felt this show could of been better the whole tour not good.

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discover st. maarten dutch & French it was cool seeing the french and the Dutch but it was real hard to understand tour guide so we really did not get much out of it. there was really not alot to this tour only some shopping at a few of the places that have the same things. not alot to this tour!!

st johns island tour this tour was nice saw alot of the island and learned so much about st johns stopped at a beach and also some beautiful pictures on this Island and a few shops we stopped at a good tour the bus was not air conditoned and there was alot of in and out and hard on knees.

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