• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Norwegian Epic Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
Departure Port

Traveler rating



Very Good








Cruise type

20 Norwegian Epic Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

shiroisakana avatar


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) - ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2019

tmath2 avatar


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 ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019

Rickman2328 avatar


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 ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019

REVickers avatar


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 ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018

Dora P avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018

bridieann03 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Second chance, and the last time!

This was our second Norwegian Cruise- the first was on Norwegian Sky which was a terrible experience as well but we blamed the weather for the most part. We have been on almost a dozen of other cruises between ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018

BadMikeyT avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Slightly below average.

Overall a very mediocre experience on a quick 3-day trip. I can honestly say that with the exception of the BBQ on the private Cay on day 2 every meal was just bad. Just really quite bad. Excessively greasy and ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018

twocruz avatar


1 Review Written

Review of NCL EPIC

I chose this cruise because it was a 3 day (perfect for my home situation--care giver). It was a great price for a balcony suite (that's what they call it--to me it was just a balcony room with lots of storage ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018

Caprille 45 avatar

Caprille 45

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Studio rooms, Dining, Entertainment and more

I choose this cruise because it offered studio rooms. The room was adorable. I loved it. It was very small , but fine for one person. The lighting could be adjusted to three different levels so even tho it was an ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018

KP Cruiser avatar

KP Cruiser

1 Review Written

Ship too big; not enough staff

First off, we were unable to locate anyone from NCL at airport to assist with luggage and prepaid transfer from the airport, Embarkation was ok. Getting on board no problems. The balcony cabin was strange to say ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2018

Martifan91 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good first experience

This was my first cruise and the price was more than right! The cabin was better than I expected. The storage is actually really good. The layout is odd with no door between sleeping area and the bathroom. Beds ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2018

Canejean avatar


7 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Nice Amenities but Crowded & Understaffed

I was attending a convention, so I did not choose this ship myself. I am typically not interested in very large ships, but was looking forward to having the opportunity to experience some of the amenities that only ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2017

hainsc avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not our favorite cruise or ship

This was the 1st time on the EPIC and won't be going back on it. This was a our 2nd "big NCL Ship", we did the Escape last year and we would take that any day over the EPIC. The boarding process was awful. We got to ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2017

corvetteatthelake avatar


6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes


We chose this cruise because our car club wanted to go someplace warm together. The Epic was chosen because of the itinerary and cruise length. The wife and I had never been on what I would call a "Mega-Ship" ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2017

Norwegian cruiser avatar

Norwegian cruiser

4 Reviews Written

Never more Norwegian Epic.

Went on a med. cruise onboard Norwegian Epic together with 27 family members. Departed Jul. 6 from Barcelona. Check in and boarding went smothly. Arrived the pier at 11 AM, onboard 15 minutes later. Our stateroom, ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2014

bigjon94 avatar


1 Review Written

Not a bad ship, i guess...

Just finished sailing on the Norwegian Epic departing from Miami on December 28th, 2013. This review will cover the Haven area as well as the Studios area, along with the rest of the common areas. Embarkation: As ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2013

MyEsoteric avatar


1 Review Written

Initial Impression of Norwegian Cruise Lines

This cruise was sponsored by Park West Gallaries VIP program, consequently I can't comment on the value of the cruise, other than they were correct, this was the most expensive free cruise my wife and I ever taken. ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2013

lafcew avatar


1 Review Written

Epic highs and lows

My family went on the Nickelodeon cruise July 24, 2011, and while the ship was impressive, I wouldn't recommend this cruise to others. Most of the staff seems to have been taught the importance of doing their jobs, ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2011

Tiger Rag avatar

Tiger Rag

1 Review Written

Cruise with friends

Chose this cruise because it was scheduled to sail to the Eastern Caribbean, which I had never been. Plus it was with NCL, which I like. However with the hurricanes battering St. Thomas and Tortola our itinerary was ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2017

mhogan378 avatar


1 Review Written

Great experience but poor customer service

Ports of call where the reason I selected the ship. I didn't explore Barcelona as much as I would have liked due to jet lag. I didn't know that I could have selected the port to start my cruise. Had I known this, ...
Read More

Sail Date November 2019

Norwegian Epic Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.5
Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Reviews of Norwegian Epic Style Cruises

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.