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Norwegian Epic Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Club balcony cabin. The shower is immediately to the left and the toilet immediately to the right off-camera.
Amalfi Coast from Naples
Ponte Vecchio in Florence (from Livorno).
Plage Trottel in Corsica.
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Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Gailok
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We began our cruise adventure with a wonderful TA she kept us as informed as humanly possible throughout the changes that were taking place. We booked three nights in Rome before the cruise and one night after. NCL put us up at the Golden Tulip it was a lovely old hotel not too far from the train station. Everything was very clean and the staff were great. We also purchased all of our shuttles ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Cruisers Beware

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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korma1551
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because of its beautiful European destinations and the cruise industry's repeated reassurance that COVID protocols were being successfully followed and transmission rates were low. The countries visited were amazing and had so much history. I truly enjoyed spending time with my family and all the perks that come along with cruising. I had waited 2 years to rebook this cruise ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Large Balcony

Traveled with children


Beautiful places with, at times, a struggling ship

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Ssmiff
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We consider ourselves as easily pleased and fair - so here goes The boarding at Civitavecchia (Rome) was seamless at our allocated time. We had all our paper work ready and check-in complete, with COVID test etc, which I think helped as there were plenty of folk sitting around waiting. If you do decide to get a test there, yes, as advertised, it will cost $65. There were places apparently in ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


1.2 Billion Dollars worth of Incompetence

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Schlinger
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

It's probably going to be difficult to describe the full extend of our disappointment with this cruise, but I'll give it my best try, with as much detail as possible so that you can appreciate why we were so disappointed. Embarkation Got on after spending an endless time waiting for an antigen test (which later showed up on the invoice as a $65 pp charge, when it doesn't even cost half ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


Weird ship

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - All

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marc555
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

A nice transatlantic cruise. I will cut NCL some slack as I know cruising is just resuming and things are still pretty unsettled. Besides we missed a port (Azores) due to bad weather so we had (too) many sea days which became quite monotonous. We've taken a repositioning cruise on NCL twice before, so I can compare to previous years. My main complaint is that the food was definitely worse than ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Great staff except the H2O area DJ.

Review for Norwegian Epic to Caribbean - All

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scott8815
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

General Info: Linda, retired. Scott, 62, almost retired. I choose this cruise because I have had a great time previously on Norwegian cruises. The pre cruise Covid 19 testing was handled well, and went smoothly. We got to the Pan American Cruise port in San Juan about 10 and were on board by 12:30. The crew were constantly cleaning and I felt safe from Covid and other pathogens at ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Good Solo Cruisers group

Review for Norwegian Epic to Caribbean - All

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PNWSon
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise solely for the itinerary, because it started and stopped at all ports I had never been to: It left San Juan, then to ORANJESTAD, ARUBA. then to WILLEMSTAD, NETHERLAND ANTILLES; was scheduled to go to St Georges, Grenada, but this was the start of Omicron and even though all passengers had been tested negative for Covid-19 in San Juan before boarding, Grenada said all ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Great December escape

Review for Norwegian Epic to Caribbean - All

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quercus alba
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 4th NCL cruise, 2nd on Epic. We chose this and booked it barely 10 weeks before sailing (unlike us) because I was becoming a burned-out healthcare worker, and a week opened up for me. Another major factor was that it was home-ported in San Juan, and we'd had a great experience there 5 years ago as well. All the ports of call were new to us. The Best-- --on board musical ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Read. The small print!!!!!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Marionparko
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise fitted in with our holiday dates. We fell for the advertised special offers which were so badly advertised we found ourselves ££££££££ out of pocket. We decided to have the speciality dining. On our last NCL cruise this offer lasted the whole week. There was nothing on the advertising that said this was not the case. So imagine our surprise on the third night we were faced with a ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


The Good and Not so Good

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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toddw2u
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Just disembarked yesterday, so I thought I'd review while it's still fresh in my mind. Embarkation in Civi was smooth and seamless and well organized, the whole process took less than 1/2 hour. When we got to our balcony stateroom there was a strong urine smell in the toilet area, not a great first impression. Off I went to guest services, where they apologized and promised to have the ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


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