Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

January 18th, Western Caribbean

Sail Date: January 18, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

This was our 6th cruise, second on NCL.

Pros - Entertainment was excellent especially "Howl At The Moon". We went to 2 specialty restaurants and the meals were very good as were the meals in the main dining restaurants. We had a mid ship balcony room. Very clean and loads of storage space. Easy to find our way around and familiarized our bearings on the ship very quickly. Staff was efficient, especially the waiters in all restaurants.

Cons - Too many people compared to other ships. Garden Cafe was like a free for all - steer clear if you don't have kids. A certain religious group were catered to the extent that other passengers were inconvenienced at times. They went into the dining room at 5:30 and sat there till 10:00 using up space making others wait daily. Children constantly cut in lines. It is not up to passengers to maintain order when the parents are too ignorant to do so. Sink was like a spitoon in the dentist's office. Bring a bar of soap - none are supplied - just liquids. Pizza was always undercooked.

Destinations and Excursions
Food and Dining
Except for the Garden Cafe
Service and Staff
Children's Programs never used
Ship Quality
Onboard Activities
Cabin / Stateroom
A little narrow between the bed and the dresser
Miami, Florida
Go to the Zoo, cheap and 5 hours to see everything, well laid out. Great Cuban Restaurants Sergio's in south Miami
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
George Town, Grand Cayman
Stroll around the town
Cozumel, Mexico
Shopping - Yikes. Have a beer and people watch for a while.

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