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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 06, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 10209
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We compared this cruise with NCL to three competitors with whom we have traveled.  On balance the accomodations were by far the best.  This was a good start, however there were inconsistencies in other aspects of our cruise that dissapointed.  The primary area was in food and beverage service. While two premium meals were excellent, the dining rooms were erratic with repsect to presentation and service.  Although we were assured by a manager hat bar drinks were prepared to a standard shipwide recipe, we found some drinks dissapointing in some venues.  We have also been left with the impression that scotch sours ordered by my wife were "watered down" and failed to deliver a satisfying drink even after beign returned to the bar for repair or replacement.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Ryan was our assigned housekeeper and he was escellent. The cabin was well laid out and spacious. Shower and toilet compartments were exceptional.
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