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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 10, 2014
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 8053
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Rate the boat a 4/5

Food 4/5

Service 4/5

Rooms 5+/5

 

Good itinerary.  Would recommend taking it out of Rome instead if you can (you can board this cruise in Rome or Barcelona).  The reason is that Rome is a 3-4 hour round trip from the boat and Barcelona is a port city.  If you board in Rome then Barcelona is an excursion without the 3-4 hour trip.  Drinks less expensive than Royal Caribbean and Carnival.  Food was way better than RC and Carnival.  Specialty restaurants excellent.  Recommend Cagney's for Steak and the hibachi restaurant.  Regret we didn't try the Ice Bar.  Heard it was "cool".  We are sworn off of Carnival and will have to think hard about RC after this experience.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food excellent at all venues. Highly recommend the specialty restaurant package.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Howl at the moon was a hoot.

Children's Programs

N/A

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship in good shape. Nice adult only area.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
best ever

Ship Tip

Do the specialty restaurant package.

5 out of 5
See Sagrada Familia if nothing else.
5 out of 5
Do Sorrento/Capri.
3 out of 5
We stayed on the boat. 3-4 hour round trip.
5 out of 5
Loved Pisa.
5 out of 5
Did Grasse perfume factory St. Paul excursion. Highly recommend.
Stayed on boat. Cold and rainy...
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