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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to the Mediterranean

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Beautiful places with, at times, a struggling ship
"Once out of the port areas the places were great and Corsica is fabulous It was a little surprising to see the standard sail away party on the 5th sail-a-way of our cruise from Barcelona, but it was apparent throughout that the cruise is Barcelona to Barcelona and we boarded in Rome.Even the app on my phone refreshed with new info when we were in Barcelona on day 5 Service and food/beverage The staff, as always, were fantastic...."Read More
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WORST HOLIDAY OF MY LIFE - AVOID NCL AT ALL COSTS

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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GlobalTrekker000
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was literally the worst experience I have ever had on vacation. The staff were inept, their english terrible. They ignored all requests regardless of how serious. I was not alone in noting this, having met dozens of passengers with the same issues with the Guest services staff. The cleanliness of the cabin was horrible. I found the previous passengers trash under my bed, which remained there ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Beautiful ship horrible shore excursion team and customer service

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Sail81
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Lovely ship ! Getting on in Rome was simple . Getting off in Portugal was also quick . Food was great in the main dining rooms, so so at Buffetts, Osheehans not as good on this ship. hotdogs and hamburgers were not edible. All housekeeping dining , guest services staff wonderful and friendly! all except the dreaded shore excursion team! in particular the assistant manager! how on earth is it ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Studio

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Terrible service, rude employees

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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DolphinZJ
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I have cruised dozens of times, but this was my first cruise with NCL. The problems started before the cruise; I called to see if any room upgrades were available and was told yes and that it would be free. This seemed odd, but the phone representative seemed sure. So I agreed. Weeks later, I called wondering why I still had no air reservations and was told this would be done 30 days before ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Studio


A Return to NCL Haven for 11 nights Rome to Lisbon

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Boschmann
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I’ve been sailing NCL since 2010 and truly enjoyed their suites and style of cruising. But by 2017 the new management’s constant customer unfriendly changes and cutbacks had me questioning the overall value of NCL. Watching NCL produce ships with race tracks, laser tag, video arcade pavilions, ever larger Vibe areas and more for-fee areas at the cost of included public spaces made me wonder if I ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Penthouse with Balcony


Our most challenging cruise and trip to date!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Markanddonna
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our Most Challenging Cruise and Trip to Date: 22 days from Rome to Israel In November 2019, we had been on a wonderful B2B cruise in the western and eastern Mediterranean on the MSC Grandiosa and the NCL Spirit. We were excited to return to Israel to see more sites and experience history and culture, so we booked the NCL Epic from Nov 3-15, 2022. This 2022 cruise was far more challenging than ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Perfect balance of cruise length and destinations

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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avonleanz
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Our first cruise post-covid and most definitely worth the wait! We were originally a little concerned at the size of the Epic, as we were used to the smaller South Pacific sized ships, but we never felt overwhelmed by the numbers and I believe that the cruise was at around 80% capacity. The Epic is well laid out for eating with the majority of the table restaurants at the rear and the buffet ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Trip of a Lifetime

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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dshefter
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

For starters, this was my 15th cruise overall and fifth with NCL. This trip was three years in the making. We had to cancel our original 7-night cruise out of Venice due to COVID. We chose this itinerary because of the great ports. 11 nights Barcelona to Rome with stops in Cannes, France, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Naples, Messina, Sicily, Kotor, Montenegro and Greece (Corfu, Santorini, Athens and ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


Epic times ... Haven was wonderful #16000 Haven

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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susanstar88
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Actually ... our ship was placed into dry dock & we needed to switch ships ... so we selected the 7-day Epic (first time on this ship) and we were not disappointed! Before our cruise there were not many updated fotos of #16000 - the two bedroom Haven so I wanted to add lots of info! The space was great with lots of storage. Although there were 2 of us, we selected the two bedroom for the extra ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Excellent value for money

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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N7HHF
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary as it visited places we hadn’t been to before. Also, with the iFREE AT SEA offer, the price seemed very reasonable compared to the same class of ship with other cruise lines. We were not disappointed. Our balcony room was exactly like the NCL website picture. Very clean and comfortable bed with toiletries provided in the shower area. Unfortunately an ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Spa Mini-Suite with Balcony


Family of 6 full review

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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mikepng
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We are a family of 6, mom, dad, 19, 17, 6, 3. July 24-31 BCN-BCN We had two cabins 10087 and 10088. Booked flights through NCL with one free flight included per cabin. Since we had two cabins, they actually booked flights for each cabin separately and our family was split up 3 and 3 on separate flight itineraries! I was shocked that they would do this, but when I called (on hold for an ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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