Way over booked too crowded lower quality all around than other NCL ships

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Epic

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail Date: December 29, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Epic

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 8200

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 10 days ago

Review Summary

Ship was way over booked lines at bars for 30-45 minutes to get a drink, lines at everything from dinner to shows never got in any shows like Beatles smaller ones

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Cape terminal is nice finally actually got priority check in for my platinum level

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Far less selection from other NCL ships lower quality couldn’t even get kettle one vodka

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Far too long of waits for everything

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Was only able to see one show burn the floor it was good but all othe shows never can get in I wish NCL would have scattered entertainment around the ship all day

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
As most cruises some were great but others were clueless

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Ship was very clean but design is terrible maybe that’s why the never continued with it. There is now walking area around the ship

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Liked the size the bed seemed bigger it was nice but our Stewart was way behind and I had to beg for coffee and they ice daily . Some nights room was done till after 9 pm

Ship Tip

Never go on school vacation NCL should not be greedy and over book makes for a terrible experience

Ports Of Call

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

3 out of 5
Island is pretty run down

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
Seems all together after hurricane

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruiseline Private Island), Bahamas

2 out of 5
Tenders were impossible, then fight for chairs as it was on ship We stayed 30 minutes then went back to hopefully a vacant ship It was quite but also closed most bars so no drinks at spice

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Just get in line , we listened to a crew member and ended up in back even though we were first ones down

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Waiting for dinner Waiting for show
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