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Norwegian Epic Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
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Excellent

23

Very Good

23

Average

20

Poor

13

Terrible

12

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,219

Romantic Cruises

484

Entertainment Cruises

306

Senior Cruises

262

Group and Theme Cruises

91

91 Norwegian Epic Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


chuckhaley avatar

chuckhaley

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

bate and switchoures.

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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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shiroisakana

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nickel and Dimed...

1. Nickel And Dimed: I felt like everything was extra money after I paid for my cruise. - The app to message people around the ship was $10. - Most of the restaurants you had to pay for ($40-$50/person) - ...
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Sail Date October 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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cruisemiluv28

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sailing into 50

I chose this cruise based on the itinerary. We chose to embark from Barcelona because it was much closer to the port and I prefer starting my cruise on a weekend day. The embarkation was very easy and stress free. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Caper81

1 Review Written

First cruise

My friend was turning 50 so we got together for the cruise. The embarkation and disembarkation were the worst part of the trip. It took a long time and I felt sorry for older people and those with small children ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tomwvr

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very bland

Met up with 3 other families and was part of the game convention. The cruise was nothing special, too many people for the staff. Long waits for drinks little or no service from staff and the wait for all ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Kkunzi2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely the WORSE cruise I've ever been on!

Service poor Roaches in suite Cancelled Island destination stop Would not give 6 pillows to room of 3. Food was blah steak was to rare brought back 3 times never got it right. Door lock in suite had ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tmath2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No too bad!

I'll start with the things I enjoyed about about the ship. 1) I enjoyed the drink package! But, sometimes the wait at the bars were crazy. It was tolerable but could have been better. 2) The balcony view. It ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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JPintea

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Epic

A group of us that are Super fans from NFL teams chose to cruise to the Bahamas, Over all the experience was not great. Food was decent, but service was slow or non existent. Ship was clean but the crew did not seem ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cberens

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never again with NCL

20-30 minutes for a drink. Never left the ship for their "private island". Called the front desk because there was dry blood on our sheets, we could never get through, it just rang and then a message said everyone ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Splat Inc

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Booze cruise to PR

I was on the Epic Fail cruise of 2019. This cruise was best with problems that I mostly, luckily, avoided. I got to the terminal early and was checked in and seated in about 20 minutes total, very efficient. I was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Kronte333

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Epic Fail but not like everyone else says

We were on the Epic Fail Cruise, meaning the engines died on the 2nd day, we didn't go to any of the 3 ports we paid to see, and they took us, limping, to San Juan to work on the engines, where the Epic crashed into ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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twilson1982

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Complete disaster

We chose this cruise because it was the one my cousin picked for their 10yr anniversary. They chose this cruise because it went to St Thomas, which is where they went on their honeymoon. Boarding was delayed ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Rickman2328

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Under construction at sea

This was my sixth cruise second time with Norwegian and my 30th wedding anniversary, I understand that up keeping on a vessel is necessary but arc welding and grinding off tie downs that were in the wrong place on ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cali715howe

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cleanliness n fire on tender

I was on this cruise with a large group and meeting friends from prior cruises. The embarkment was to long waiting approx over 2hrs standing for prior cruisers from the holy ship to get off. They left the ship ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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quispamchick

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Something for Everyone.

We picked this cruise because it offered a great itinerary for the price and because it offered activities to fit a variety of interests. We travelled as a group of twelve with ages ranging from 12, 16, 19, mid ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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REVickers

1 Review Written

Great Ship- Great Staff- but what a mess.

The smoke on deck 6 made us sick, had to see the onboard doctor, which really messed up our cruise. We love the Cavern club, but it was so packed that we couldn't enjoy it. People went to the show before and just ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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JPL-Epic

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

DISASTER ON LAND AND SEA

Epic Starting with boarding-disaster/no Wheelchairs-blind people with canes all left to fend for themselves at bottom of stairs and escalator-no one organizing lines -one line became 2 th en 3 then a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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jgriffin5130

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Epic Journey

Overall this was a fantastic trip. All of the ports were awesome with embarkation and disembarkation really smooth with the exception of Naples. Getting back onboard was a chore. The ship itself was awesome. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Dora P

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A little disappointed...:-)

I ve cruised on the EPIC 3 times since it s inaugural and 2 times from Barcelona on the European cruise. I was a little disappointed this past september with the variety of food in the main dining room. Food was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bambilin

9 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Epic Europe Experience for our Gang of 65

We were a group of 65 ranging in ages form 10 months to mid 70's. Most of us from New York, a few from Pittsburgh. Had some first time cruisers with us, this was my 30th! Most of us flew in on British Airways ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Jenny142

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Time

We chose this cruise because our cruise last year on the Norwegian Star was absolutely wonderful, so we thought we’d try NCL a second time. We brought our daughter and her boyfriend (1st time cruiser) with us ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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frogmama1

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable Cruise

We chose this cruise because of the great itinerary, going to places we have never been and wanted to visit. This cruise offered two locations for embarkation, and we chose Rome. There were several places that we ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Teddybear52

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

An EPIC Experience

I really enjoyed my cruise to the mediterranean. However, I think the ship could add a little more diversity for different cultures. It seem like most of the entertainment was geared toward one particular ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Bulldog46208

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL Epic (March 10-14, 2018): Tips, Tricks and Review

This review includes Tips and Tricks from the NCL Epic sailing date March 10, 2018. The cruise was during Spring Break and there were a lot of Spring Breakers on the cruise. Three large groups were on the ship, a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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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