Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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1 cruise (first)


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4 out of 5

Memorable cruise for a first-timer

Sail Date: June 08, 2014

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Balcony

Great experience for a first-time cruiser. My 6 year-old daughter came with us and enjoyed herself tremendously with the variety of ship activities and shore excursions, although the latter also added to our cruise cost quite a bit. 


We loved our neat and cosy balcony stateroom although we wished it were bigger. In the end, we  suitcases on the balcony floor to manage our packing. 


They served a good variety breakfast buffet at the Garden Cafe although we wished the menu could have been varied on the 7 days we stayed. Of the main dining rooms, we favored Taste over Manhattan Room for the food. Cagney's was a disappointment - for the $30 cover charge. 





Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Japanese food at Wasabi is really not worth the a la carte pricing.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Stateroom steward was one of the those consistently friendly to us. Some of the service staff at dining rooms were more selective.
Children's Programs
My daughter enjoyed her time at Splash Academy.
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Good variety but added to overall cruise cost.

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