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Miami to the Mediterranean Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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1-10 of 20 Miami to the Mediterranean Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews


Not So "Epic" Cruise

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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BstnCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation was chaotic to get on board the ship. At one point, after methodically calling out group number in sequence, a GENERAL BOARDING announcement was called and a stampede ensued to the doorway. An employee stopped the herd at the doorway saying the announcement came from a different terminal. It was at that point it was just impossible to turn the entire crowd around and back to their ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Trans Atlantic from Miami Spring 2015

Review for Norwegian Epic to Mediterranean

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mninem
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Epic is showing wear and tear. Rust and paint bubbles. Saw several fabric seat cushions with worn edges and stains. Laminated edges of some doors and counters were loose. Although windows were washed in port, there was a dull haze on their surfaces. I believe that most of the passengers on this Atlantic crossing were experienced cruisers. Usually it takes a day or two for passengers to ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


A LARGE SHIP WITH EFFICIENT FRIENDLY STAFF

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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DocRonSD
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I had labeled myself as "not a cruise ship person" until I took this cruise on the NCL Epic. What attracted me was the availability of the Studio Cabin design and a way to avoid the usual single supplement charged by most cruise lines for solo travelers. The studio cabins were very well-appointed and had enough storage space if one utilized space under your bed for luggage, etc. The only issue ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Studio


Fun, yet expensive

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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meganh2496
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

The cruise as a whole was extremely fun, but we avoided doing as much as we would have liked because of prices. We only had one drink a day each (there were 2 of us), and the drinks cost about $20 (together) every time we ordered. It was frustrating that we pre-payed the service charges, yet there was gratuity tacked on to every drink order. We didn't even do enough on the ship that would have ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Cabin Type: Inside


disappointing experience for repeat cruiser and first time cruiser..

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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leah779
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my first cruise, and my moms 6th cruise (5th with Norwegian). It was her first time on the Epic. As a first timer, if I had to make a decision on cruising again, I wouldn't cruise again based on my experience on the Epic. Here is a list of what we did not like: Food: - portions were small, and quality was lacking - too many specialty restaurants you had to pay for and the menu was ...
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Sail Date: February 2014

Traveled with disabled person


Transatlantic bliss - Solo!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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kirsty_r
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

This was the second time I had the pleasure of the EPIC and the first as a solo. I was much more impressed with the EPIC this time. Loved her the first time, but after having more time onboard, was able to find even better reviews and places and entertainment. The fact I was solo, also meant I discovered the exclusive studio staterooms and lounge. I am only 26. Quite young for a solo cruiser. ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Studio


Enjoyable but unlikely to repeat

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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tgilevich
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned from a 7 day cruise to St. Martin, St. Thomas and Nassau. We were looking forward to experiencing the "super-sized" vessel. We've cruised once on Celebrity to Alaska and then been with NCL in Hawaii, Mexico and Western Europe. Flew into Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood, primarily because of Southwest. Arranged shuttle with SAS who provided superlative service to and from Miami cruise ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Family Balcony

Traveled with children


11 nights Transatlantic cruise not too long, if on the EPIC

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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hopeinjamul
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Our first time sailing with NCL and their freestyle dining system. We were very happy about everything pertaining to this cruise. The price was right. We had a balcony-forward which was partially enclosed for protection, but that meant a larger and more private area for our enjoyment. The embarkation went smoothly. As we had read online before departure, we knew the staterooms were on the cozy ...
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Sail Date: May 2011

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Epic Entertainment on TA plus the Med Adventure

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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HokiePoq
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We've just returned from 22 wonderful days on the Epic. We found the staff exceptionally friendly with many greeting us by name. As advertised, the entertainment is superb. The big name acts were as expected: Blue Man Group, Legends, Second City. All were enjoyable, especially as the transatlantic sea days provided time for special "meet the performers" sessions for BMG and Legends. In ...
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Sail Date: May 2011

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Epic ride over the waves

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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palmal311
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first cruise with NCL after two previous cruises with Royal Caribbean.THE SHIP - Huge and very impressive. Layout and decor was excellent. We found it easier to navigate our way around the ship than we expected. Pool area was fine if under utilised due to the weather.CABINS - No problem with shower, toilet arrangements. I think the negative aspects have been over exaggerated. The bed ...
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Sail Date: May 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


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