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Norwegian Epic Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

84

Very Good

74

Average

72

Poor

48

Terrible

28

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,219

Romantic Cruises

484

Entertainment Cruises

306

Senior Cruises

262

Repositioning Cruises

188

306 Norwegian Epic Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


SonnyInDC avatar

SonnyInDC

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Ports but Different Experience Onboard

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We were excited to try a new ship and new cruise route. First thing we noticed when going to our cabin was there were no fish swimming forward on the carpet! That is a staple on all NCL ships except this one. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cookingfor5

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary and superb staff

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and ship size (not too big but amenities of a larger ship). The itinerary was excellent, although we missed a port (Bonaire) and were annoyed with “after final payment” ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rnfulk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun ship with tons of activities

I chose NCL and the Epic for their southern Caribbean itenerary. This was my first cruise and I was worried about the size of the ship and the reviews of the bathroom layout. First of all, for a 4000+ person ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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beach980

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Disappointed!

I have gone on 6 cruises mostly with RC. After this experience I will never go with the Norwegian Epic ever! We just got back. Traveled end of Feb 2020. I will give you the pros and cons of our experience ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Saxman1961

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just Finished my 2nd and Last Cruise on the EPIC - Poor Customer Service !!!!

I am a Platinum Member with NCL and am struggling with what is wrong with them. I hope it was just the Epic, but I am not really sure as it may be fleet wide. This was the worst cruise I have ever experienced and it ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Medcruiseprincess

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Epic Christmas Cruise

This year my family and I decided to take a cruise to celebrate the Christmas holiday. We took the 7 day our of Puerto Rico. We had a total of 12 people (6 Adults and 6 Children). Here is the review. Check ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Sb4720

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The worst experience ever

This was my first cruise experience, my partner's second. Nothing went as planned, changed flights at the last minute, terrible food, awful customer service and the captain must have been racing other cruise ships. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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chuckhaley

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

bate and switchoures.

You don’t go to Bonaire. According to the port authorities in Bonaire, the Epic is not registered to port there ever. The port is being sold as part of the curies package next month, Jan. 2020, but this ship is ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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datman57

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Lots of glitz! But no glamour!

We are avid cruisers ,over 30 under our belt,mostly Princess and Celebrity. We booked this as a getaway ,and a chance to try Norwegian. Well it did not start well, the port in San Juan can’t handle big ships and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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eddieA1

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

GREAT Ports of Call!

For a trans Atlantic cruise, this itinerary had great ports of call. Started in Barcelona, a great city in itself, and then 6 more ports of call, before we started on our crossing. We then had another 2 ports of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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AlanRRT

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great time in the Mediterranean

I'm 65 years old and have never been to Europe. What better way to see it than on a cruise? This cruise is all about the ports, there is only one sea day and most of the port days are long. This was my first ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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yariv82

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed from the ship, the route is amazing

We choose the NCL Epic from previous experience on the Jade few years ago that was very good for family with kids. But the Epic was very disappointing, the room was tiny and not comfortable. We ordered a balcony ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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moscab

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Epic holidays overall

I am writing this review as a second time cruiser with NCL (I did the NCL Star last year): we are a couple in the thirties and have been on this 7-day cruise departing from Barcelona and enjoyed it very much overall ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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radhamoore

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Cruise

We chose this cruise because it was our 20th anniversary and it was on our bucket list to do this cruse. Overall, a very good trip, all ports were exciting. The ship: the bartenders at the Whiskey Bar, Joseph, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Anniejyoung

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Mediterranean Cruise

This was my first Mediterranean Cruise, but not my first experience with NCL. I found the Epic to be quite a glorious ship. Plenty of activities on board the ship to keep you busy if you chose to do so as well as ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jerryr67

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

END THE SUMMER CRUISE!

I laugh when I read some of these reviews from various experiences had by passengers. As in life, you can't please everyone. I am not moking anyone, just making a point that a cruise full of people will have various ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Doolin1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Brilliant cruise on the Epic

We have just finished an amazing cruise on the Epic. We went with our two kids aged 10 and 7. This was our first cruise with kids but have done a couple of Cunard cruises with the two of us. Embarkation couldn't ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Grrr8grl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Convenient way to travel! But I need a vacation from my vacation!

This itinerary through Italy, Spain, and Cannes was really appealing to us. Checked off a lot of boxes for us. Cruising allowed us to visit many sites (Pompeii, Vatican, Florence, and more) conveniently. I am ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cruiser KL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best holiday trip ever

The experience at Norwegian Epic was a dream come true. We were in a group - a mix of kids of different age groups, adults with different interests. Each one of us were thoroughly satisfied and didn’t want to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Sandy2439

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

This Cruise is EPIC

I chose this cruise because it offers solo cabins that are very comfortable, beautiful and affordable. The Embarkation and and disembarkation was outstanding. The individuals at each port and shore excursions go ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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VoiceControl

4 Reviews Written

122 Helpful Votes

MILLENNIAL BACHELOR’S PERSPECTIVE OF EPIC MED CRUISE

NORWEGIAN EPIC REVIEW Some background on me to begin. I’m a 32 year old male bachelor. Norwegian Epic was my 17th cruise overall, and the 2nd that I’ve taken with NCL. Others include 9 with Celebrity, 5 with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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CruiseRookie66

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Peak Summer Season Western Mediterranean Cruise

This was my first NCL cruise and I booked through Costco Travel which offered a couple of perks (two complimentary premium dinners) in the process. I also booked the premium beverage package and the daily spa ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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dramqueenuk

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing - Poor entertainment, noisy environment, unhappy staff

Embarkation ----------------- Embarkation was easy and as I'm disabled, we got to skip the line. Was nice and smooth. Stateroom -------------- I had an inside cabin. I also peeked into other cabins as ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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RoxanaB

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

An OK experience

We traveled May 18-26 -Staff is friendly and nice -u spent the most in excursions Take a private guide and even taking a taxi is better than taking the excursions the ship offers (u feel like one of ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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JennBiehn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Epic Fail?

Not even sure where to start for this review. Let's start with embarkation process, normal and not to bad. This ship had 4100 guests on it. By far more than anyone needs to deal with. Every restaurant we ate at was ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Norwegian Epic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.6
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment5.04
Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family5.03.7
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.5
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