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Norwegian Epic Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
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Traveler rating

Excellent

64

Very Good

71

Average

65

Poor

43

Terrible

19

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,219

Romantic Cruises

484

Entertainment Cruises

306

Senior Cruises

262

Repositioning Cruises

188

262 Norwegian Epic Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Bellapug avatar

Bellapug

1 Review Written

Better than expected after researching. 4 couples traveling together.

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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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Winterb

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First and last.

We (2pp in 30s) cruised with carnival before. We are heavy travelers. We enjoy dining very much. I will compare Norwegian with my past carnival, because Norwegian was more expensive so I expected more with my money, ...
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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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gildean1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

NCL almost good cruise

Chose this cruise for the ports and excursions. First day had to find our luggage and requested an extension cord for my CPAP. Told to come and get it at guest services, cord was too short and would need to find a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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BILLSX21

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Loved the itinerary, Hated the Epic~!

12 Day Mediterranean cruise on the Epic, Barcelona RT. My main criticism of this cruise was the Epic as a cruise ship. Having a friend who sailed on the Epic's maiden voyage and she giving it a less than sterling ...
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Sail Date November 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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iregularkev

2 Reviews Written

On deck facilities not satisfactory

I chose this holiday to take all my family who live in different parts of Europe on a cruise where we could all be together. The poor things outweighed the pluses , I would never do it again. The pools were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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rwwhitaker

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

LOVED OUR CRUISE!!!!!

We did the Norwegian Epic cruise out of Barcelona, Spain on July 14 - July 21, 2019. To be honest, I was very apprehensive about the cruise after reading so many negative reviews on cruise critic BUT it was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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cudder

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

EPIC NEVER AGAIN

We have done 27 cruises but this has to be the worst designed ship we have sailed on, we picked this cruise for the terrific ports of call which did not disappoint plus NCLs ad 4 FREE AT SEA allowing us a free ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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OlegR

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice cruise for good price

I gave "Very Good" for this cruise because the price was awesome: 1450$ for 13 day transatlantic cruise in balcony room. Ship and cabin: + unique ship design, everyone is looking on it + nice stylish ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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coasttal

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

How can NCL Get one Ship so Wrong

We wanted to get away for the Christmas holidays and wanted to sail on the Epic. We have been on several of the NCL large and small ships and have over $2000 in future cruise money, so we are a fan of NCL. There ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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jskirly

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

NCL and Epic ship: probably never again...

The worst designed ship ever. entertainment was terrific but venues and theatre were too small...long line-ups. yoga ($12) and art classes ($35) cost extra but prices are not listed, line- up at front desk for ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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pegasusbora

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

As a Platinum Plus Member of the cruise line I can say that the worst cruise

First of all, starting from embarkation we came across with the same problem, again and again, we have Turkish special passport holders which do not require us to obtain a visa for certain countries. We told it each ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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poppy1943

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good price for solo cruisers !!!

first Norwegian cruise ! choose the Epic for the studio rooms for solo travelers - the room is perfect for one person and the use of the studio lounge was nice = met a lot of nice people there as well as on the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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dgreeney

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Surprised: It was a very good cruise!

After reading all the bad reviews of the Epic's February and March cruises, I was very apprehensive about my upcoming April 6 cruise. My worries were for naught. The cruise from Embarkation to Debarkation was very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Suehoskins

1 Review Written

Wonderful

We had been on a prior criuse with NCL to Bermuda. This was so much nicer with great staff and wonderful food. The cabin could have been a little bigger because the space between the bed and counter was very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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georgiacap25

4 Reviews Written

Had a wonderful time

We had fabulous weather. The ports were very nice and of course the crew were exceptional as always on a NCL ship. However, the ship is too large and too crowded to really give everyone the attention they ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Migi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great entertainment, erratic service, slow chaotic exhausting debarkation

This was my 15th cruise, 3rd with NCL. We chose this particular Spring Break cruise to join family with grandchildren. The shows we saw ("Priscella Queen of the Desert" & "Burn the Floor") were the best I've seen ...
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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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sindy

8 Reviews Written

Unexpected Cruise

This was the 25th cruise for both hubby and I, and our 4th NCL cruise in the last two years. We booked this cruise because we have been to most ports many times, but had never been to Tortola and Great Stirrup Cay. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Bruns55

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Free Style Cruising Stinks!

Friends found deal. Long lines for dinner & shows. Nothing to be had with coffee on deck ( pastries, bagels etc.) before 7:30am. Every major event seemed to be routed through the casino. Smallest pools ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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21duke

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too big for me

the price was good and the time to go was great but as soon as we got to the port we felt thath we where going to wait in line for 10 day,s this ship was built only to trap people in the casino no view on the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ginger6294

1 Review Written

Sharing some thoughts about the NCL Epic!

We just got off a 10 day cruise on the Epic. Just thought I'd share a few things with the group..... We booked this cruise because of the ship (we had been on the Epic previously and love her!) and the length ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Lou34452

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

10 day Epic

Price was a deciding factor. We overall did not like this cruise at all. Inside staterooms are awful. No space to put things and lighting was very lacking. NCL has taken lobster, shrimp cocktails and escargot off ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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wilsew6491

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Never again on the Epic

This was our 19th Cruise and Our second time with Norwegian Cruise Lines, our first was May of 2018 on the Getaway. The Getaway was a POSITIVE experience, NO Complaints whatsoever. The Food and Sevice Was perfect. ...
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Sail Date January 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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