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Norwegian Epic Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

172

Very Good

119

Average

98

Poor

57

Terrible

37

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,219

Romantic Cruises

484

Entertainment Cruises

306

Senior Cruises

262

Repositioning Cruises

188

484 Norwegian Epic Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


TDHNJ avatar

TDHNJ

7 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Almost Phenomenal

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We chose this cruise on 2/6/20 based on the itinerary and low price that went even lower after we booked. We flew into Puerto Rico on Friday, 3/6 and satyed3at the Caribe Hilton (amazing) while enjoying the forts, ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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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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Catrichards

1 Review Written

Disappointing ship, uncomfortable

Good itinerary, but this ship design is bad. My husband's feet hung off the bed by about 6 inches. No other Norwegian ship has been like this! The room is cramped, with no real bathroom, just a cubicle for ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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CathieZC

1 Review Written

Top Notch Cruise, few issues

The Epic is a wonderful ship. We will certainly consider sailing on it again, if it's going where we want to go. The public areas are well-done. We loved Cirque and Burn the Floor. My only complaint regarding ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Glenn J.

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL Epic March 1st

This is my second NCL cruise, and like the first one embarkation & disembarkation was the smoothest of all the cruises I’ve been on. (Been on Carnival and Royal Caribbean, 15 cruises in total) This ship never ...
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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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Bellapug

1 Review Written

Better than expected after researching. 4 couples traveling together.

We used Go Puerto Rico. They were waiting for us at the airport with our name on a placard. We stayed in Old San Juan PR the night before we embarked in a small Boutique BNB called 352 Guesthouse run by lovely and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Still Dreaming

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

2 beautiful weeks

Epic review This was our 3rd cruise with 3 different lines this past year. We have been on approx 14 cruises, 4 different lines. I decided on this cruise mainly for the itinerary. We live in Minnesota so ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mike18510

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Lots of extra fees, overcrowded and 24/7 sales pitches

I chose this cruise for its itinerary, many nice good ports. Food is pretty good, most of the people are nice. This is a pretty large ship but it’s like being in a marathon wherever you go. I like cruising for the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Tamara S

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Loved every minute!

This was our first cruise ever for our 30th anniversary and I cannot find enough words to say how much we loved it. Yes, I read reviews prior to our leaving and did have a knot in my stomach before stepping onto ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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harley dogg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad and the ugly and the worse.

We chose this cruise because of the 11 day southern Caribbean itinerary which was nice. The good, the ports were nice, the service was good and the drink package did include most everything we wanted to drink. ...
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Sail Date January 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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ChzHdPackersFan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cavalcade of Customer Service Blunders

Cavalcade of Customer Service Blunders We took the 7-day Southern Caribbean cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico, on NCL Epic from December 8-15, 2019. The intention of our trip was a scouting cruise for planning ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bramblettlori

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed

To be upfront we are Princess Cruisers but when our dear friends asked us to join them on this cruise we were more than happy to do so. Former Norwegian Cruiser myself I knew a bit of what to expect but I didn't ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Big_Z_Cruiser

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our Honeymoon & First Cruise Together

We married on a Friday and flew into Puerto Rico the next day around 1730. We took a taxi from the airport to the Sheraton Hotel & Casino. Getting a taxi was extremely easy. The attendant asked how many passengers, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Guapo4ever

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Yin-Yang experience

The Itinerary was appealing, we wanted to see the ABC islands, however we were short-changed. The ship was very clean and there were plenty of activities for passenger to keep occupied specially while at sea. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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law7136

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Epic ship has been an Epic Disappointment

The Epic ship has been an epic disappointment. After a ton of research, time and talking to other cruise going friends and an NCL rep, we finally decided to plan our honeymoon with NCL. We were very excited about ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Northwoodcruiser

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona on Norwegian Epic and 6 Barcelona Days

I chose this cruise because I wanted to have a Barcelona land and a Mediterranean cruise vacation. We arrived in Barcelona four days prior to cruise which began Sunday, October 20, 2019. We also stayed on in ...
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Sail Date October 2019


AlanRRT avatar

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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WWLL

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A good cruise

Review Norwegian Epic Western Med Cruise September 22, 2019 This cruise originated and returned to Barcelona. I am platinum on Norwegian and Princess and have been on westbound Trans-Atlantic cruises on the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Fuentes

1 Review Written

Great first cruise

We wanted to cruise the Mediterranean to visit countries we have never been to, leaving from Barcelona where we have friends. We enjoyed everything, particularly the services on the ship and the professionalism of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Coachbish

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Way Better than expected!

We chose the cruise for the timing and itinerary. We doubted our choice because of the size of the ship. While we still prefer the 2500 passenger size we didn’t feel completely overwhelmed by the size. We did ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kirsten1526

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Ship and Passengers

We chose this cruise for our 10-year wedding anniversary and opted for the Haven. I really enjoyed the embarkation process where we were taken to a separated, less chaotic area. Though, I don't know that I would ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Pcherubin

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Used to be great!

It was always our favorite, NCL. They treated us like royalty. They have made so many cuts recently, I thought I was on a Carnival cruise. No longer the cute towel animals to welcome us daily, no longer the menu ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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KellieJayne

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruisers amazing ship

After reading some reviews before we sailed I was a bit nervous about wait times for drinks, sun beds and the amount of people on the boat. I never once had a problem getting a sun bed even when I didnt go down ...
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Sail Date September 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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