Floating Smokey Casino with a huge playground on top deck

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 11, 2014
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 13189
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago

Very disappointing ship - first impression as you boarded as werre taken to the pool deck that the ship was a giant playgournd for kids, with waterslides and  spray pools.  The 'adult ' pool was located in the back of the ship and became overcrowded with 10 people in it. 

The next 'surprise' was the cabin design, 'modern european' which meant the bathroom was in the bedroom or the bedroom in the bathroom.  Step from the shower into the doorway hall and forget to draw the 'privacy' curtain.  The sink was in the bedroom and if someone is using the sink the only way across the cabin is over the bed.


The other 'feature' is the gian casino located in the center of the midship acitivty area.  You could not walk from one end of the sip on the resteraunt decks without passing through one of the smokiest casino's outside of downtown vegas.


On the plus side, the speciality resteraunts were very good, whihc is a needed plus because the main dining rooms weren't.  The Cirque show was really good and worth the cost 


Overall, the experience wasn't terrible, just poor, and I can understand why the prices were great.


btw - I could go on with many other issues, but hopefully this will forewarn the next raveller.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5

Ship Tip

Only go if you want to smoke and gamble

3 out of 5
3 out of 5
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