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Norwegian Epic

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Passengers: 4 100   |   Crew: 1 724
Passengers to crew: 2,38:1
Passengers to space: 37,1:1
Launched: 2010   


  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 10
Additional decks
Deck 5 layout
Epic Theater
i-Connect Internet Café
Photo Studio
Atrium Café & Bar
Shore Excursions
Cruise Consultant
Taste Restaurant
Le Bistro French Restaurant
Biscayne B Meeting Room
Click Photo Gallery
Guest Services
The Collection Art Gallery
Biscayne A Meeting Room


Cabin size: 151 - 192 sq. ft.
Connected rooms: 151
Accessible rooms: 16
Maximum passengers: 4
Number of cabins: 1951
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Mark F wrote a review Nov 2021
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin17 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I went on a 9 day cruise of the Mediterranean. We did not like the layout of the ship at all. It took most of the trip to get used to the location of restaurants, bars,, etc. I like to see the water, sunsets, weather, and ports.....but I had to always go to the 15th floor to see outside! Very inconvenient. We enjoyed the Beatles and Santana tribute bands in the evening. The other things we tried were Bingo, Deal or no Deal, and a Couples game, all of which cost to play and NCL made money on, while the guests were actually the entertainment! Pretty low budget. With the exception of the Free at Sea restaurants the food was just ok. The breakfast on the buffet was not good at all. Oh I almost forgot...we had to get vaccinations, and negative C19 tests prior to sailing and we still HAD TO WEAR MASKS THE ENTIRE TIME!! Our cruise concierge said (prior to the cruise) that we would not have to. VERY upsetting. Most of the guests we spoke with agreed with all of this. Won't do Epic again. Maybe not NCL either.
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Tinag121073 wrote a review Oct 2021
8 contributions8 helpful votes
The ship is tired, the balcony is full of rust and chipped paint, the balcony chairs have paint on them, the balcony is dirty. Its like groundhog day, the food is poor and limited in the buffett, the shows are dull, the entertainment is the same. The trips are a fortune despite being told by iglu they wld be much reduced in Italy due to not being able to go off on your own. Sorrennto was rubbish, 1.15mins on your own to explore and see nothing. This is the last cruise i wld do with NCL Epic and would definitely choose RCL over NCL.
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delilah104 wrote a review Oct 2021
Virginia Beach, Virginia3 contributions2 helpful votes
We were treated so poorly on this trip i want to cry. Between broken cabin door taking 5 days to fix, terrible guest service representatives, poor dining experience's I don't know where to start. If you aren't a suite guest your just garbage. Don't order a cake for your Childs birthday its disgusting. Don't expect normal shows with covid there were a choice of three on a seven day cruise, no comedy club, no teen club, no activities other than art sales and bingo. I have never had such dull food as in their buffet, I know they are struggling but clearly don't give any care on how they handle matters.
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Joleesta wrote a review Oct 2021
Keith, United Kingdom32 contributions6 helpful votes
Med cruse for the 3rd on the Norwegian Epic. We have been looking forwards to this cruise for 2 Years. Knowing how good it’s been on our last two. And god what a very big disappointment this time round. And please don’t go down the road blaming COVID restrictions. As this has nothing to do with the Food that was being served every day on top deck, As the hot food was always one or the other Warm or Cold and this was every day not just once but 3 times a day for 7 days. There was never a mixed special day as before just the same boring stuff. As for the music entertainment it was just like a stuck recording every day and night Plus when listening to one Singing. Round the corner someone was trying to play a Guitar 🎸 🤦‍♂️. Opposite the Reception area there’s the big screen and all week it was nothing but rubbish on Norwegian cruise’s seriously again don’t blame COVID The Irish Bar HAD NO GUINNESS 🤷‍♂️Have you ever heard of an Irish bar with no Guinness. All that was good with this trip was that all the lowest paid staff were 100% first class.
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Del34 wrote a review Aug 2020
Quebec, Canada62 contributions19 helpful votes
Great stops in Méditerranée. Big ship, a lot of activities and well organised, but I did prefer the Escape for some reasons. Stops are long enough tl see everything you want. Staff, food and inside cabin bought with a beverage package where fine. Waiting time for tender ships a bit long even with a reservation. Easy to make any reservation with the screens
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