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Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews

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The Good and Not so Good
"In reality, the ride took an hour, so we had to wait in line 2 hours to check in because there was no one from the airline to check in with at that early hour.It was so good we booked a couple's massage for the next day with Hillary and her crewmate from Zimbabwe (sorry don't remember her name)...."Read More
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My least favorite ship out of over 40 cruises

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DIDISEVEN
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

I waited to write this trying to be fair and take the Covid protocols into account but even without Covid this ship is like a mish/mash of other ships. Bits of this and that...you soon start feeling you've been on the ship before. Deck, two tiny pools and massive slides etc. for kids. Naturally Cagney's, La Bistro, La Cuchina, were at their best as always. O'Sheehans was the only place with ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Traveled with disabled person


First time NCLer—the jury is out

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muggo11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our Princess TA from Rome was cancelled. The price and itinerary worked for us so we booked our first NCL cruise. We have been on 38 cruises, mostly Princess tho we have tried Cunard, Disney, MSC, Carnival Bottom line? I would never take this ship if fully booked. Even at 40% capacity there were some long lines. I will give NCL a try again—and bought two Future cruise certificates. Also, ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Moratorium ,over, NCL Epic not ready for prime time

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Radarbait
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After months of being unable to cruise due to the moratorium, I was eager to resume sailing. I had booked one NCL cruise but that was canceled. I then booked NCL Epic`s sailing from Rome on 20 Nov 2022. There were several alterations to the cruise identified shortly before I boarded the ship (but subsequent to the cut-off date for canceling with no financial penalty). First, the production of ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Inside


Epic Fail

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susanfoster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were anticipating a great accommodation on what we were told was a newly remodeled Epic…oh…wait…remodeled does not mean that all passengers will have nice accommodations! The remodeling apparently only meant that the former gathering space on the top deck has been eliminated and is now high priced suites for a select few guests willing to pay for the privilege. The standard cabins are ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


The Good and Not so Good

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toddw2u
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Just disembarked yesterday, so I thought I'd review while it's still fresh in my mind. Embarkation in Civi was smooth and seamless and well organized, the whole process took less than 1/2 hour. When we got to our balcony stateroom there was a strong urine smell in the toilet area, not a great first impression. Off I went to guest services, where they apologized and promised to have the ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Penny pinching, rude and underwhelming

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marjorie93
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise to see as much as possible on a short trip. First mistake NEVER board in Rome. The port is a hole, the train serving it has no luggage space and when we arrived at the port the lifts were out of order so everyone struggled with suitcases, prams etc up and down stairs. The transportation buses were old and cramped and again very little space for bags and no porters. We were ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony


The Epic Nickel and Dime Tour

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idoubtit
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Recommended by a travel agent. Cabin was for a handicapped person, which meant after a shower the entire bathroom floor was wet! Yuck! Shore tours were very expensive for what you got, not very informative, and poorly executed. Take a Scenic or Viking river cruise to find informative shore tours, these were a bust and mostly self-guided. What a rip. The bed wasn't particularly ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ship in poor shape. Not as “Epic” as I was expecting.

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donutman1234
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

I chose this cruise as a short getaway. As this is a mega-ship and relatively modern I was expecting something great. Unfortunately it was a let down in almost all areas. The ship itself is in very poor shape. The outside is rusty and the crew were white-washing the hull when we were docked. The carpeting is threadbare in many areas, particularly the theatre and lounges. The furniture in most ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Good food and drinks

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Jose&Elva SoCal
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The Epic has great food and bartenders, entertainment was good and many music venues to choose from. There is always something going on on board and plenty of lounge chairs to just relax if that’s what you are looking to do. The specialty dinners were terrific and worth the money. The only downside is the size of the cabins are good for two passengers we had were three in a rear facing balcony ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


I LOVED EVERY MOMENT!

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stephanPT
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

After reading some reviews on this site i was apprehensive about the cruise, but soon realized, that people complaining about this cruise are crazy! My Solo Cabin was very comfortable, and had more space than i expected! The Solo Lounge is a great place to relax, and make new friends. It was always stocked with refreshments and basic breakfast food. I didn't think i would - but i loved ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Studio


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