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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 22, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Epic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 10187
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

If no other option we would travel ncl again.  But rooms are so tiny.  Shop hard to navigate.  Only way is if we get ultimate meal package included so that we could get a decent meal. Service horrible.  They try to get you to tip very frequently.  Prepayment your tips. Theses pets are beautiful so we are glad we went but not alot of other options for this region. Carnival the best. 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Tasted like frozen canned food. After trying for 3 days to get a good meal started eating at buffet so could waste less

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Don't pay for premium seats at shows. They are the same as standard seats


3 out of 5
Don't pay for premium seats. Same as standard seats

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
They would walk by 7 times before you had to get their attention to get anything on table

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Layout is horrible. No directional to bathroom, to elevators. Floor rugs dirty and pulling up everywhere. Rooms so tiny. Even had balcony room.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
So tiny. They are trying to cream in as many people as possible. Can't get around ship easily. Have to walk forever to elevators.

Ship Tip

If only option. ..pick the ultimate food package because the food is horrible unless you go to specialty restaurant

5 out of 5
Go early and enjoy. One of the best places to visit. Get the hop on hop of bus. Best deal. Pay when you get there. Don't buy beforehand. Train from airport to city costs $1 buy pack of 10 uses for under $10
5 out of 5
Must to Mt. Vesuvius climb and Pompeii. I'm way out of shape and it about killed me but it was worth the climb. Wine and limoncello at top wonderful
5 out of 5
Must do upper level and underground tori of coliseum. Shuttle to town is free then take train to Rome. Buy coliseum tickets online.
5 out of 5
Must climb to the top. Otherwise waste of time
5 out of 5
Eze is absolutely beautiful. Never heard of it before. Wish we could've stayed longer
3 out of 5
Too short in port. Either do hop on hop off bus or just shop near town.
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