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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Bahamas

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
Bahamas
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

12

Average

34

Poor

31

Terrible

22

Cruise type

Family Cruises

110

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

110

Singles Cruises

110

Cruises for the Disabled

110

Senior Cruises

110

110 Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Bahamas


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RX4MEL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ship logistics are disorganized

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Logistics getting on and off the cruise, especially debarkation which was the worst of any of the 25 plus times we have cruised. We had the drink package which did not include water in the room or the self service ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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weirawake

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Birthday cruise

We chose this cruise along with 12 others to celebrate a 50 year birthday, several had not cruised but, I had. We were supposed to get off at a private island but, we did not - said weather was bad and more coming, ...
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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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Roastmaster

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Epic Failure

I bought a full beverage package, but still had to pay for a bottle of water, ridiculous! Also carried on 2 bottles of my own wine, requiring a $15/bottle corkage fee especially when I'm also paying the full ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dt32765

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Long lines for everything with poor customer service

My husband and I decided on a last minute cruise and had never been on NCL before. We were excited to try something besides Disney Cruise Line to compare and contrast. We waited for 45 minutes outside in line ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Derelict 1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst ever

Only short cruse available to book at the time. Glad it was only 4 day. Made friends with some first time cruisers. ran into them later; talk about being disappointed. Told them not all cruise lines were like this. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jod12400

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Huge Disappointment

My fiancée (well, as of the last night of the cruise) and I were excited to join fifteen (15) friends on this cruise which was arranged primarily for the 40th Bday celebration of one of our friends. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jesithebody

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

We have never cruised before and this looked and sounded amazing. We flew in the morning of and out the afternoon we got back. Embarkation ad disembarkation went smoothly. Much of this ship has been renovated, some ...
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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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ajlittle7

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Horrible cruise experience

Have been cruising for over 25 years and love it. NCL's Epic was the most horrible cruise we have ever been on. Waitingfor 40 minutes to get seated at the Teppanyaki restaurant with a reservation. Waited another 30 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Heather Christine Smith

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Awful waste of vacation time and our money

We choose this cruise as our family vacation for the year. We enjoy beach type vacations and have enjoyed cruises in the past. We choose the Epic because it looked like it had a lot to offer our whole family. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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NEIndianaboy

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not great!

I will start by saying that our cabin steward BJ was amazing! We had a great view from our AFT balcony stateroom. But overall the communication on the ship was poor. Unless they were trying to sell you something. ...
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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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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


aleks1967 avatar

aleks1967

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Epic Fail

We chose this cruise for the 2 ports in 4 days due to time constraints and to try one of NCL "larger ships" unfortunately the layout of the top deck (lido) is crammed, pools are small, the pool in the adult only did ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tinkerbell07

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise in The Haven

Cruised out of Port Canaveral, we booked a Spa Suite in The Haven. It was just my spouse and I, no kiddos! Embarkation was pretty smooth, we were boarding by 11:30 and having lunch at noon. Rooms were ready at ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Louise715 avatar

Louise715

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable experience but would not book again

Me and my boyfriend booked a four night Bahamas cruise on the Epic for our first cruise. We are both college students on spring break in our early 20's, we got the drink package and it was well worth it. The first ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Susan7795

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trapped in ship!!!

HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE! Started off from usually getting a bottle of sparkling wine in the stateroom since I’m a rewards member.. no bottle. When I asked why they said it was too short of cruise for one. Next they ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Allykins4801

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not the best but not the worst

My husband and I picked this for our 2nd year wedding anniversary. While we overall still had a nice time, the staff really didn't seem to be able to keep up or pay attention to the guests. Most of the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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4ram

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst experience ever!

-It took a solid 3.5 hours to disembark and our cruise director kept saying that this is normal -They canceled a port indicating choppy waters and we completely understood but what followed was a chain of events ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Madelinem27

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible

Getting into and through security was the easy part,everything after that was horrible food was cold,pool area was crowded,they never cleaned our cabin but wanted to charge a service fee per person $116 for four ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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majenkins1

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Should have taken the offer of a refund

We chose this cruise because it was scheduled for Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Great Stirrup Cay. The day before sailing, the itinerary was changed to only Nassau and GSC due to the recent engine issues. The ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sumopenguin7

2 Reviews Written

Epic Spring Break Cruise

My husband and I booked this cruise not realizing it fell on Spring Break for some colleges in Florida. The cruise ended up being filled with Spring Breakers. We didn't mind - but we also didn't plan to hang out at ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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tripcruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overcrowded, Where is the Staff?

We went on the Norwegian Epic in March 2018, and it really wasn't great, not even sure if I would rate it good. It is one of the bigger ships in the fleet, and it was clean and well-maintained. My biggest issue was ...
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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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