Good, not great

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Sail Date: January 26, 2013
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 12121
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Food was good, ship was nice however there are quite a few cons.

First, the rooms are tight. We had a balcony room and it was tough to move around. Hated that there wasn't an actual bathroom. The toilet was in its own vestibule where all noises (sorry!) we're heard loud and clear by your mate. Shower was separate (in another vestibule) and the sink was at the foot of the bed. Awkward!

Bed was short. My husband is 6'2" and his feet were hanging off every night. The crew wasn't as friendly as you would expect. Lots of extra charges on the ship. We have only cruised with Norwegian and therefore we didn't initially realize this however we met lots of experienced cruisers who said it was their worst experience cruising because of all the extras. Cover charges for specialty restaurants, room service fees, charges for juices, etc. God forbid you could get a chair by the pool (which was tiny!). It's the first time I went on vacation to the Caribbean and didn't get much of a tan because I couldn't find one lounge chair to lay on.

The final disembarkment was disorganized ad hectic.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Bad design
3 out of 5
Long wait to board the ship once we entered the port
3 out of 5
Not there long enough to enjoy the island
3 out of 5
Nothing to see other than The Atlantis
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