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Norwegian Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

With our Jeep on our off road excursion in Ketchikan
From the top of Mt Roberts, looking North to Mt. Juneau
John Hopkins Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, seen from over 6 miles away.  It's face is over a mile wide and 250 feet tall.  Weather that day was perfect
NCL Encore seen from above (on Mt. Roberts Tram)
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GREAT Ports of Call!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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eddieA1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

For a trans Atlantic cruise, this itinerary had great ports of call. Started in Barcelona, a great city in itself, and then 6 more ports of call, before we started on our crossing. We then had another 2 ports of call before docking in San Juan! Although we enjoyed ourselves, this was the largest ship we have been on in 13 cruises, and would really have to give thought to a ship this large in ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Buffet was bedlam!

Review for Norwegian Escape to Transatlantic

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tomingg
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

A friend was going on it and invited my wife and I. Like the entertainment and food. Ship was filled to capacity, a little less that 4800 passengers according to a trivia tiebreaker answer, Just too many people. Since the taste restaurant closed for breakfast somewhat early [9am in port or 9:30 at sea] we many times got stuck at the buffet, which was absolute BEDLAM. Hard to find a seat, loud ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Worst Cruise Ever for Platinum Plus Cruisers

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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seasprite
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have been on previous repositioning Epic cruises. My cousin traveled with me and she has been on 9 repositioning Epic cruises at this same time of year. It seemed like a sure thing....BUT surprise! This cruise was a nightmare from start to finish! Embarkation was a nightmare. We are both disabled and the embarkation staff didn't know what to do with us. Then my cousin was asking for ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Disappointing

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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GMan1989
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise to cross the Atlantic. Cabin was nice. Service was somewhat lacking. Food on the buffet was on par with other cruise lines, but dining room food was very poor. No steak and lobster, not even once. No dress up night or even a Captains dinner. I would compare the cruise to traveling in coach on a discount airline. Not one of the crew ever called us by our name. Entertainment for ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


TransAtlantic

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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yadkinval
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Trans Atlantic and stops at three island groups to which we had not been as well as departing from Barcelona to which we have not been - we choose cruises based upon itinerary first. We think the ship is too large and prefer smaller ships. The cabins (we had aft-facing balcony) were smaller than normal and cramped. The food was not as good as expected. However, the crew/staff made everything ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


Hospitality Management Training is Lacking

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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cdills
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Where was middle management? So many issues with poor service and no one handling basic issues. It seemed like there is a complete lack of basic hospitality-service training. Here are but a few things to mention: -honey packets so sticky in Garden Cafe each day, you have to wash your hands after handling. I told a woman in uniform...yet same sticky situation every day after -salt grinders ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Loved the cruise, hated the cabin layout!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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peggyajacobs
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I arrived 5 days prior to the start of our cruise and loved Barcelona, giving us the opportunity to explore many of the sites there. We were excited about trying NCL, not ever having cruised with them before (we have cruised on Holland and Princess before for a total of 10 cruises). The price of this cruise was fabulous and included free specialty restaurants, excursion credit ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


A bargain repostioning cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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Star Trek 1
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The timeline fit well for us and the price was great. The food in the dining rooms was mostly tasty, but not always hot. The service seemed to be a bit better in the Aqua restaurant, and Aqua was less noisy. You did not need to make reservations, but you could if you wanted to. We did not try any a la carte restaurants, and we heard mixed reviews from those that did. We were treated to dinner ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Inside


First time NCL guest with mixed experience

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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FireflySal
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Although I have done many cruises with different cruise companies, this was my first time with Norwegian Cruise Lines. It started off very poorly. It took us over 2 hours standing in line, with my partner who has mobility issues, to get registered for boarding. We had an issue with our beverage package which was not accepted although I showed them the paper work. Guest services was not very ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


First TransAtlantic Crossing

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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dfc922
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We just completed our first Transatlantic Crossing on the Norwegian Star. It was a fabulous trip...and even in November the weather was fantastic...in the hot tub every day. The Star is an older ship but a crew was wonderful. The best port call was Madeira....Due to a storm, we missed the port call at the Azores but they more than made up for it with a final day port call at their private ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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