Not something I'd do again

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: October 01, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago
This cruise is way too intense and physically demanding for any vacation, but espically if you're looking to relax and kick back. 6 port stops in 7 days means only1 day at the sea and getting up early for shore excursions every day and going to bed 1-2am, when evening shows end.
I've cruised before and I've never seen a ship, where they charge $30 daily for use of a steam room.
Norwegian Epic is 2nd biggest ship on the planet with 7000 passanger capacity and that's way too many people. Shows are always book and sold out - cant get tickets, elevators are always full and there is a long wait. in the buffet you might end up walking around for 10-15 minutes before finding a vacant table.
Staterooms are very tiny and the sink is actually part of your only desk, located on top of it and it's so small its impossible to wash your hands without spilling the water all over the desk.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
besides jazz club no live bands\, no Latin music\, stand up comedy club barely had any stand up artists. all shows are overbooked\, impossible to get tickets

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
very small \, not suitable for 2 people

Pros: Many port stops - you get to see a lot of places. Pretty good food as well

Cons: $30 daily charge for use of steam room and insane internet prices

Recommends Norwegian Epic? No.

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