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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean from Rome (Civitavecchia)

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Epic Failure
"This is my 5th cruise on NCL and have been every happy with the last 4. The Epic disappointed in nearly every way. 1st let's start with the things the line can no longer change like the layout of the cabins and the..."Read More
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hutchens74

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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1-10 of 21 Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean from Rome (Civitavecchia)


Penny pinching, rude and underwhelming

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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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


Horrible from start to finish!

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Lovetotravel1804

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Really the worst cruise we’ve been on! Booked it for the itinerary and after our precruise experience, would have cancelled if we weren’t traveling with a large group (hard to rebook at that point!) Before the cruise- online process had many glitches and was not easy to manage, particularly with multiple rooms on the reservation. Lots of inaccurate info, many issues with prebooking things, and ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Traveled with children


Epic Failure

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hutchens74

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

This is my 5th cruise on NCL and have been every happy with the last 4. The Epic disappointed in nearly every way. 1st let's start with the things the line can no longer change like the layout of the cabins and the deck plans. The bathroom situation in the cabins is beyond uncomfortable. There is no bathroom door just a curtain. When traveling with just a couple this might not be such an issue ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


No customer service skills on this ship

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cheerybum

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

I had a terrible room steward. He failed to clean my room the second day and never introduced himself to me when we first boarded. I had to call and complain to have my room properly cleaned. I had someone come see me but I think that either my steward has too many rooms assigned or there was poor training. Every time I called either the housekeeping or the guest service number it rang with ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


itinerary was the only good thing about this cruise

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michaeljr67

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We picked this cruise as we wanted to visit Europe and the ship was only at sea 1 day. Embarkation was very easy and we thought this is great. Once on the ship things changed quickly. We usually book balcony rooms, however since there was 4 of us and we wanted to see Europe, we decided to put that money to better use. We booked a family inside midship. OMG it was the smallest room I had ever seen, ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Family Inside


Worst cruise in my life. A total disaster from start to finish

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JElizabeth19

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The whole cruise was terrible. The cabins were poorly designed and the lighting was non-existent. Had to use cell phone flash lights to apply make-up. As for additional lighting several times and our requests were ignored. Our room was not kept clean. The bed linens were not changed the whole cruise. Our personal items were moved and put in wrong luggage. The food was tasteless and cold on ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Inside


A seven day cash grab

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Teejthomas

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 25th anniversary trip and frankly, the cruise was poor at best. I’ve been on maybe a dozen ships and never have I seen such a blatant cash grab...$10usd beers, $7usd for one bowling round, four times the going rate for an excursion. The ship is attractive, but seriously, when you have 4000 passengers what that means is long lines for everything. Please tell me how hard it is ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Never with this cruise line again

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Peter Regan

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

1: we will never use this line again ever 2: the design of the ship is terrible. this ship is the only one made in France and that was a big mistake having them design it and build it Really France!! 3: you have only 2 main ways of going up and down -- either you walk to the bow or to the stern there is no middle stairs or elevators 4: the first day there was a broken light over the ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Worst Vacation Ever

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cyflores

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The cruise started out ok but nothing special. Then my husband got sick and we were dumped in Livorno Italy. The cruise line overcharges for any medical help they give you and then they put you off the boat and you are on your own. They say they have port agent that will help you but there is no help. You have to find your own accomadations, food, and way home. The service and food on Disiney ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Between 17 & 60 Years? This is the most important review you'll see

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Brain0030

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Let me start out first by saying that I'm a very seasoned cruiser. Nearly 100 days of traveling on various cruise lines on the high seas. Although this boat was rated as 1# for honeymooners, there's a catch and I will reveal the notes I've taken while cruising on my honeymoon. The boat looks amazing from the inside and outside. The decor is top notch and the ship is very clean, but that's ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


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