Overpriced

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 22, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 12140
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Although the family had a great time, and that is what is most important, we found this cruise to be over priced. This was my 9th cruise but first week long voyage and expected more from such a large ship. I was disappointed with the small living quarters including shower and bathroom with frosted windows that were not separated from the room. The food was below average on most nights and the Teppanyaki restaurant was over priced with little food. The quality of the on board entertainment was disappointing, especially the hypnotist and the Second City family performance. Blue Man Group was entertaining. Three days at sea were painful and wished they had a private island like the shorter cruises in which to visit

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
fruit hardly ripe and desserts were bland. Service was good but tables were hardly stocked with essentials

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
apart from the Nicolodeon characters, there was not much to rave about

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Only Blue Man Group was worth the time,

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
enrolled but the three kids did not want to attend as they were not impressed

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Genessis and Roy stood out and went out of their way to make the trip better

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
our stweard made it comfortable, BAD smells, like musty odor, and bugs at times. Roy made nice animals out of towels. Room too small and bathroom not private
5 out of 5
Dolphin Cove was perfect. Beach a bit disappointing as it was very rocky and no sun in the afternoon to tan
3 out of 5
Just walked around. Great shopping
5 out of 5
Playa Mia was amazing!! Best part of the trip!!
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