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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Group and Theme Cruises to the Mediterranean

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Norwegian Epic
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23 Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Group and Theme Cruises to the Mediterranean

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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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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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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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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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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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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

Jenny142 avatar


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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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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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

Brain0030 avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Between 17 & 60 Years? This is the most important review you'll see

Let me start out first by saying that I'm a very seasoned cruiser. Nearly 100 days of traveling on various cruise lines on the high seas. Although this boat was rated as 1# for honeymooners, there's a catch and I ...
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Sail Date August 2017

Hunterw0026 avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Solo Cruiser! 1st Time Cruiser

All in all for the price the cruise was really good! I didn't pay too much at all so the things that might have bothered me otherwise didn't. I was in the Solo Cabin so I also believe my experience was different ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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Sameh Aziz

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amazing Great Trip

Being our first cruise as a family I was very reluctant to go on the Norwegian Epic due to the low rating I noticed on different sites but that was too late as I had already paid the full trip amount and wasn't ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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Irish Father 42

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Epic Lived up to the Name

Hi. We are a family of 4, with 2 girls aged 6 & 5. This was our 9th cruise (all 9 with NCL) and our 4th time on the Epic. We had the package where the drinks, speciality dining were included free and also a ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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MzDouble R

1 Review Written

Celebrating my Birthday and Italy

We flew in overnight from DCA to Barcelona to catch the cruise. The transportation to Barcelona then the cruise ship was smooth (no lost luggage). The embankment was better than expected (I'm read a few stories). ...
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Sail Date December 2015

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9 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Epic; NCL is like Marmite.

Is not just a metaphor is a reality. I just come back from a 17 days “back to back” cruise on Norwegian EPIC and I realised, once again, that EPIC and in general Norwegian Cruise Line is like marmite for ...
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Sail Date December 2015

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First, but not Last Cruise; NCL in Mediterranean

Having read reviews on NCL Cruises I decided to bite the bullet and book a holiday with Norwegian Epic. The main attraction for me was that it was my first Cruise and I was traveling alone. I checked out the ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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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, ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Geogh3 avatar


1 Review Written

Epic in Europe 2012

I was the travel agent and tour manager for a group of 100 people in the NCL Epic in October. I had 49 cabins mostly balcony cabins a few inside some family balcony and some T1 (singles). The trip was wonderful and ...
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Sail Date October 2012

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1 Review Written

Great Ship

This was a trip of a life time. It was so fun. Lets start off with entertainment... Well, entertainment sure is everywhere on this boat. You have some pools, which are usually crowded... The water slides are fun ...
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Sail Date August 2012

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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, ...
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Sail Date July 2011

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, ...
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Sail Date November 2019

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1 Review Written

Perfect Honeymoon

We choose this cruise because both of us really wanted to experience parts of Europe and this seemed like the best way to do this. We stayed in one of the Haven suites and I have to say we will never go back. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Norwegian Epic Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.5
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