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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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Norwegian Epic

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 15, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Epic

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9267

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I have cruised NCL many times, but it may be my last. I am still not happy they changed the itinerary after I booked the cruise and the overall attention to guest satisfaction has gone way down. Unless you have to financially DO NOT take advantage of the airfare option. They had me fly from Seattle to Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta and then to Puerto Rico. Many other guests I spoke with had a similar experience. Also, seriously look for other options/companies that offer shore excursions that NCL, they were my favorite


4 out of 5
There was little line because I used NCL airline option and they caught me there super late in the day

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Everything was great except for O'Sheehans Bar. I try it every time and every time I am disappointed

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The pool is small and oriented towards kids Spice H2o was okay but super crowded and guests were smoking and vaping.


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
My cabin steward was excellent and the wait staff is great at the specialty restaurants. Also the bar tenders were very responsive for the # number of guests. Beware, the cruise next person is super pushy and not open about the fine print

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
I like the Epic versus the larger ships

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The cabin was great except for the beds were not comfortable at all

Ship tip

warning on all NCL ships, do not forget your suncreen or bring extra, it is 25 bucks for a small bottle

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

3 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

2 out of 5


2 out of 5
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