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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Norwegian Epic

7 Night Western Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 08, 2021

Ship: Norwegian Epic

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 14155

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review summary

Being on one of the first Western Mediterranean cruises post pandemic has challenges. Norwegian did an excellent job in making us safe. There was less freedom in Italy to enjoy visit. I am glad we went but need to revisit when the world is more normal

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Rapid Covid Test at pier was clunky due to software issues. Staff was cheerful and fellful despite this new requirement.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

O'Sheehans Neighborhood Bar and Grill

5 out of 5

My absolute favorite thing to eat on NCL ships is the Watermelon Greek Salad from here. Breakfast here was great. My choice for boarding day lunch.

Cagney's Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Great position on ship. Our tabke had a perfect aft view for sunset. Food always excelent.

Le Bistro

5 out of 5

Le Bistro is my favorite on the ship. The Dover Sole is one of the best fish dishes I have ever tasted.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Activities are spread to smaller vnues to reduce Covid-19 exposure possibility. Atrium is usually my gi to but it was dead.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Spa suite has great decor and storage.

Ship tip

Ship is large. Get familar with layout early.

Ports of call

Cagliari, Sardinia

5 out of 5

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

5 out of 5

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

Traveler Photos

City from top of rigde. Folk dancing with wine and desserts was an excellent experience. Tapas Zambooka
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