Epic not my favorite ship

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Epic

16 Night Spain & Canary Islands (Barcelona Roundtrip)

Sail Date: December 28, 2015

Ship: Norwegian Epic

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 8084

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

holds too many passengers for the size of its facilities. Everything seemed crowded. Couldn't walk anywhere without shoulder to shoulder crowds. The elevators were the worst. There were not nearly enough of them. We had wait times of 5-10 minutes each time we needed one. Also the elevators were only located fore and aft none midship so it was a long walk from almost all cabins to get anywhere. 

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Not many we could get in to.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Ship held too many people. The public places had a hard time accommodating everyone.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Loved our steward. Cabin was somewhat smaller than other cabins I've had on various cruises. Didn't really like the layout. Cabin was kept very clean.

Ports Of Call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
Get private car. Cheaper than anything offered onboard and customizable.

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
Same as Chivtiveccia.

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5
Just walk around. Take the hop on hop off bus to get into the heart of the city. Don't miss the cathedral it's beautiful.

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
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