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Southampton Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Indescribable gouging that ought to be forbidden by law. Dont say you
13825, home for 7 days which turned into 9
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Norwegian Not So Epic

Review for Norwegian Epic to Canary Islands

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Jan652

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The ultimate drinks package at $79.95 per day is dreadful value. You can't get water coffee or juice. The rooms are a really bad design with a sink at the end of bed and glass doors on both toilet and shower. When our cabin attendant knocked we couldn't answer the door or my husband would have been on show to anyone passing. Book everything before you travel or you won't be able to see ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Not smooth sailing

Review for Norwegian Epic to Spain

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Widnes Vikings

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was a bit of a last minute booking by us in July and things were certainly eventful leading up to the sailing date. Communication has been a major issue throughout, starting with no formal notification of a change in itinerary from 7 to 6 nights, an earlier departure time than first indicated and the reimbursement for our lost day. Anyway, we planned to make the most of what we considered ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Norwegian Epic

Review for Norwegian Epic to Mediterranean

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dorothy matthews

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We boarded in southampton went to vigo cartenga and disembarked insouthhampton .the cruise ship was beautifull as were the cabins.all was kept spotless by staff who seemed to work 24 hour days.the food was great as well.you had several dining options.plenty of bars splendid shows.something for everyone,i was concerned about some of the reviews i had read but that was unfounded.we absolutly loved ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Epic

Review for Norwegian Epic to Mediterranean

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BBrutus48

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Getting on was a nightmare. I have cruised many times from Southampton and never has I experienced such disarray. I am mobility impaired following an accident 2 years ago. Although I can walk boarding and un-boarding are a problem and my insurance provider will only cover if I have assistance. I was second in the area provided for people needing assistance and second to leave some 3 hours ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Suitcases in the Sea

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Family North

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Our cruise aboard Norwegian Epic got off to a bad start by NCL shortening the cruise from 7 nights to 6 nights from Southampton to Barcelona. NCL promised they would pay for accommodation in Southampton the night before the cruise, so we didn't have to change travel arrangements, we are still awaiting this refund. Two suitcases were given to the porters at Southampton to be sent to our cabin, ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Fun on a Newly Refurbished Ship!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - British Isles & Western

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BirdTravels

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We first sailed on the Epic nearly 5 years ago when she was new. After spending 3 weeks in dry dock, she is young and new once again! This was a 6 day Iberian Peninsula repositioning cruise from Southampton to Barcelona calling at Vigo Spain, Lisbon Portugal, Cartagena Spain, and Barcelona Spain. Embarkation: Southampton is not a normal embarkation port for NCL. This, combined with the ship ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


EPIC trip

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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richard100

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Just returned from an excellent trip on the Epic, boarding at Southampton after its recent dry dock. I have to say that I completely disagree with many of the reviews for this ship and its staff. My wife and I found it to be fantastic and brilliant value, especially on a late booking with the free drinks package included. Highlights included the entertainment, which was especially good ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


So much food and entertainment, so little time!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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rednsassy

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We were very excited to have the opportunity to go on the Inaugural sailing of the NCL Epic. Because of school, we normally are not available to do a Transatlantic, so we were thrilled about doing this trip in June. We were lucky enough to get a Courtyard Villa that had been cancelled by someone else, so even more excitement at checking out the Courtyard area. I will start by saying that this ...
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Sail Date: July 2010

Cabin Type: Courtyard Villa with Balcony

Traveled with children


Sailing in my little pod!!

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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spindrift54

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

I enjoyed the experience of my little 'studio'. It was just right for me and once I figured out how to adjust the lights...choice of colors.. I was comfortable. It. The window to the hall stayed closed because the hall light was blue and it didn't agree with the light I had chosen.I heard quite a few complaints but I was happy...except for the long walk 'home'. It felt good to nap in my little ...
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Sail Date: June 2010

Cabin Type: Studio


Great Expectations turns to Bleak House

Review for Norwegian Epic to Transatlantic

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zulli

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

I was very much looking forward to this inaugural transatlantic crossing on a brand new ship. The hype had been going on for months. I had gone eastbound 3 weeks earlier on the QM2 and had enjoyed every minute of it. Now, I was hoping to relive that experience, but on a more casual basis, without having to "dress up" so many nights. I had also booked the studio room, and was thrilled that a ship ...
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Sail Date: June 2010

Cabin Type: Studio


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