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4.0 Editor's Rating
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 traditional ...
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SRD1509
Member Since 2016
1 review
A group of family members with differing needs were going on this cruise so I needed something that would suit several age groups. I also wanted something in Europe but going to countries that would be interesting to the group. The ... Read more
SPLANTAZ
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
First time cruise for our family and we loved every minute. We chose this cruise as we loved the itinerary, timing and price combination. We booked four speciality dining packages however the Ultimate Drinks Package was a free promotion ... Read more
beverleyngo168
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because we have never been on an NCL cruise before and we also have not been to Greece and Venice before. This was our fifth cruise and we will definitely be sailing with NCL again! Embarkation: Embarkation in ... Read more
yorkshire5
Member Since 2012
1 review
23 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Great cruise but hated the fact that everything was subject to 20% service or tax charge. Found drinks to be very expensive and at times not enough waiters to get a drink.Never had this before on any other cruise (previously been on Royal ... Read more
Oilers fan
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
37 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose the Jade because we liked the itinerary, it was a convenient time and it was a great price. We have cruised around 20 times. This was our forth cruise with Norwegian. Having just cruised on the Epic we had to really change ... Read more

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betsiebooboo
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The Jade is an old ship. There are far too many people crammed on it resulting it tremendous difficulty in finding tables at the buffet and sunbeds. The staff remove towels from sunbeds after 30 minutes if unused which may help to free ... Read more
Qix
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
14 helpful votes
Having cruised twice previously on large ships (Ventura and Independence of the Seas), after a 3 year break from cruising we (being a family of 4) were looking to return to it for a 1 week break at fairly late notice this summer (June, for ... Read more
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salosm
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
The good: The places (Croatia and Greece) are amazing! 80% of the time the cruise staff was extremely friendly The ship is OK The food has very good quality (but if you are a foodie don't expect anything fancy) The bad: ... Read more
juliamdown
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We had an oceanview balcony cabin which was good for 2 adults plus a teenager. very impressed with the amount of room although we found storage to be slightly an issue which we had to overcome. but very very clean and didnt have a ... Read more
Hindhead
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Wanted to take granddaughter to Santorini and Athens so picked this cruise, did not know which cabin,it was on fourth deck do not recommend as is very noisy we had constant noise of running water and our toilet did not work on three ... Read more

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Mulshy
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
The destinations and the duration suited us,Eastern Med and for 8 days. This was our first cruise and we both loved it,from start to finish we were looked after,wined,dined entertained and cannot praise the ship crew highly enough. All ... Read more
gary222
Member Since 2016
1 review
115 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
BAD POINTS: Very busy, packed with of out of control children. Irritating pop music being played constantly. Over-priced drinks (cheapest glass of wine $11) Over-priced Excursions Dreadful cabin TV. Sports channel repeats ... Read more
Mariamichelle
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Beautiful ship! Good food and service. Didn't love all the ports. Athens is not a place I want to revisit. Croatia is it okay but probably not a place I would visit again. Santorini is wonderful but I had been there before, ... Read more
texp
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
First time with Norwegian line but thoroughly enjoyed this cruise with my partner. The ship, cabin, and freestyle dining were all excellent, the itinerary was also good although we declined to go ashore in Santorini because of the ... Read more
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graeagleca
Member Since 2012
1 review
23 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it went to Dubrovnik, which is where my Great Grandfather was from. Also, because we had never been to Greece and it's islands before. This was our second big ship cruise, our first being to Alaska on ... Read more

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JTagaban
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
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
FunSA
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We were a family of 4 on our first family cruise from SA. We were in one cabin 4553, small but such fun. Our stay was made even better because of the service from our stateroom attendant Jessen, he was outstanding to say the least. Our ... Read more
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Gizmocat1
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Picked this cruise because it was freestyle ,no dressing up unless you want to .pick your own restaurants to dine in at times to suit,fabulous happy ship everybody seemed really chilled spoke to loads of different nationalities ,everybody ... Read more
veraneo
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as we had a fantastic time on Norwegian Spirit last October.Our overall impression was of staff less happy and definitely overworked.The decor is very tired(our hand basin was cracked)and colors garish,but I believe it ... Read more
tmurphy62
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 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

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acon
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our family’s first Adriatic voyage on NCL. We have been on NCL Epic for Mediterranean. But I did not give a review on Epic last time. In comparing to Epic, Jade is a smaller and older ship, but it is clean and very well ... Read more
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GillMG
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Six of us joined the Jade to celebrate our 50th birthdays. We flew to Venice from Glasgow, and we were picked up and taken to the ship. The embarkation process took ages with lots of queuing and then eventually we got on board - our ... Read more
Nickfrescia
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We went on this trip and stayed in Venice the day before to rest and tour the magical city, the next day we arrived in the port almost 5 hours before departure, we do this to avoid the crowds at check in, was fairly smooth, we are familiar ... Read more
Buzzer1955
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I booked this on the back of a cruise we did in February on the Norwegian Sky... which was quite good. Disappointed this time with the jade... Holes in the sheets on our bed, and not changed in 7 days! constantly served drinks ... Read more
DaveMonica
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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

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