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The 93,500-ton, 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade, which is based in Europe year-round, epitomizes NCL's "freestyle" mantra. For the most part, the goal is to create an onboard ambience that abandons ...
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JTagaban
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose this cruise because we were interested in cruising through Greece. The dates were best for us as well. We enjoyed the ports very much. Greece is absolutely beautiful. We appreciated all the staff who were so friendly and ... Read more
tmurphy62
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on a Greek island cruise on the 4 th of June for 7 nights on the Norwegian jade. Couldn't of asked for a better time, the cabins and the ship were very clean the staff were very attentive to your needs nothing was too much. ... Read more
DaveMonica
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The entertainment and lack of was appalling. Some shows were repeated and several of the show were not worth the time to attend. The lack of activities proved out to create a very boring week and could not wait for it to be over. The ... Read more
Phantom1231
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We took this cruise because it was easier to get to the four Greek destinations by cruise ship. We have cruised with Norwegian before so we knew what it was like. We would say it was okay, but as a Silver level Latitudes member we still ... Read more
hparkerapril
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Once again NCL did not disappoint. The Boat itself is just big enough and had tons of things to do for everybody. It was well kept and very clean. Our room was made up quickly each day and turned down each night. The washrooms ... Read more

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dma0415
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first trip to Europe and my second time on a Norwegian Cruise. It was an incredible experience on both counts. The itinerary (Venice, Santorini, Mykynos, Olympia and Corfu) was the main reason we chose this cruise, as was ... Read more
wackywanderers
Member Since 2016
1 review
39 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This cruise was half the price of other cruise lines sailing basically the same route on a 20 to 22 day itinerary. We also wanted to see Florence & Rome so we visited those cities ourselves after the cruise. The Shore ... Read more
Harry Cruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
First time in the Mediterranean and Adriatic and NCL came through like a champ. Ship was clean,staff were friendly,and food was Good. We have cruised many lines but keep coming back to NCL. The ports of call were well chosen with ... Read more
James O
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed out of Barcelona for 12 nights. This is my sixth or seventh time on the Jade but never submitted a review before. Having found other reviews of great use when planning a trip I finally thought I should try and help others. ... Read more
Mike and Arlene
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my wife and my first cruise and we are both 66 years old. Booked through a travel agent with a balcony stateroom. We have nothing to compare with so not sure how this compares with other cruises. The cruise was great! The ship was ... Read more

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OCWineLover
Member Since 2013
1 review
19 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our cabin was amazing (Diamond Suite) but beyond that the cruise line could use some work. Here are some tips for the future: They don't always have a bar open in the room that events are scheduled so we found ourselves having to leave ... Read more
Hilarion
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
94 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I boarded on Tuesday, April 19th in Miami. The NCL Jade's transatlantic cruise had originated in Houston a few days earlier. Embarkation was the smoothest and quickest ever. As I understand only some 200 passengers boarded in Miami. ... Read more
flyhi120
Member Since 2005
1 review
339 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I wanted to get to Italy by ship from Miami so we choose NCL Jade April 19, 2016. This is the ugliest ship I have ever been on. It was the old Pride of Hawaii and they never did any renovations. Plastic flowers on the ceiling, dated ... Read more
frank london
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
thank you norwegian jade for an excellent transatlantic cruise - we loved it and we will return to cruise with you again - my wife and i like the transatlantic cruises and we chose to sail on the norwegian jade from miami to ... Read more
xelem3
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
25 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose the transatlantic cruise out of the Houston port on NCL Jade because it was the last time NCL would be embarking from Houston. The embarkation was fast and easy. My DH and I took the transatlantic cruise to Barcelona. The Jade ... Read more

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Patswife2
Member Since 2011
1 review
111 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a blast on this cruise, before and after. Yes, the Jade is dated, but she is also do for a retrofit shortly. That said, we did not have any trouble with any systems in our cabin (5601), just things looking a bit worse for the ... Read more
ja2nowak
Member Since 2014
1 review
76 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My transatlantic cruise on the Jade was a lot of fun. I met some really great people the first day at the solo cruiser group as well as at night at bar city. Speaking of bar city, I thoroughly enjoyed having cocktails down here. The ... Read more
xelem3
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Being Platinum Latitude members, we have sailed quite often to the Caribbean and Alaska, but our first transatlantic repositioning cruise on the NCL Jade out of the Houston port was simple and easy. Taking this cruise for the first time ... Read more
Saltyseadog57
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
This was my first cruise so I have nothing to say except it was outstanding. I cannot image anything better. The people, the games (LRC), and the rooms were large and comfortable. That being said, The food was great, but not up to my ... Read more
Wava
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
74 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Even though the Jade is going in for remodeling, we loved the old Hawaiian decor. We thought it was really elegant and not gaudy. Service was excellent. The staff remembered our names and greeted us everywhere. Grand Pacific main dining ... Read more
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ManofTravels
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
32 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had a fun time on this ship. It appears there is a TA crowd that we plugged into from cruise critic and we had a blast getting together on sailaways, a daily game of LCR which grew larger (and louder) every day, the cabin crawl and met ... Read more
Dorothy's Friend
Member Since 2006
1 review
649 forum posts
12 helpful votes
I did the 13 night Atlantic Crossing joining in Miami and disembarking in Barcelona The Norwegian Jade is one of my favourite ships and NCL my favourite line from a solo traveler's point of view. Despite now being 10 years old, the ... Read more
mumsy66
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
A fantastic deal was offered through Travels with Alan. It included all transfers, specialty dining and a beverage package. We could not resist. This was my 9th cruise and it was the BEST ! The ship is not as grand as some of the newer ... Read more
BillTong
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My wife and i had a great time on the Jade.I thank NCL our hosts, because all was first class.The food and service was top class. The shows especially Elements were outstanding, thanks to all who worked so hard to please us. Armen is a ... Read more
Marga18
Member Since 2015
1 review
58 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Norwegian and the first freestyle one. We liked it very much. No overly dressy clothes to pack, just some nice pants/slacks, shirts/blouses did the job for dining. The rest was vacation clothes. However, ... Read more

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