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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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myogeto
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We planned our trip in the middle of October 2015. Since then I read reviews weekly and was a bit nervous, but honestly, if you are like me and read review after review, please remember that what some people complain about may not mean ... Read more
Bevrobert
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
.This was a retirement cruise for my wife and number 12 overall for us. For the last several years we had opted to do all inclusive do to cost factors, but this was a deal. We booked short notice and got an inside ros cabin which was ... Read more
klcoleman57@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
This was a spur of the moment trip for us, and we the price was unbeatable, even for a balcony room. As this was to be our second cruise on NCL, we had high expectations. Our previous cruise with them had been wonderful (NCL Jewel) so ... Read more
plbrnb
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our 17th cruise with NCL in less than 5 years, the first 16 were just wonderful so we were really looking forward to this cruise also. After this cruise I can say that the Jade is the worst, and not an NCL standard. Most of the ... Read more
31cruises
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
12 helpful votes
At the last minute we decided to book a 7 night cruise on NCL out of Houston. I had some time off and the price was fantastic so away we go. We booked an inside room guarantee only 10 days before departure and got it for $299pp with tax ... Read more

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sarvin4
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
27 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My husband and I sailed on the Norwegian Jade, April 2nd through 9th, with two other couples. This was our 16th cruise and 3rd with NCL. Our ports were Cozumel, Belize City, Belize and Roatan, Honduras. We drove down from Kansas to ... Read more
daktam
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We just returned from our Norwegian Jade cruise from the Port of Houston to Cozumel, Belize, and Roatan, and had a lovely birthday celebration for my wife, accompanied by our daughter and her boyfriend. Highs: Port of Houston was very ... Read more
Bthecruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
My wife and I travel, I mean a lot. We do not always cruise. This was our 6th cruise and first with Norwegian Cruise lines. Previously we have been on Holland America, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean. Each of those cruises was longer than ... Read more
Yoopergirl75
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We have cruised a different cruise line the last 5 years and decided to try Norwegian this year. We booked the Owners Suite with Haven perks. We were in the white Diamond Suite 9504. We were amazed with all the perks this offers. Not only ... Read more
HighDesert34
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
I am not an avid cruiser (yet). My first ever cruise was about 18 months ago aboard the Caribbean Princess. So it is from this point of view that I am offering a review of my experiences. The one thing that I have observed about ... Read more

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bbumsted
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
The dining and excursions were fantastic. Dolphins, sharks, rays, and monkeys - oh my. Jade itself is a bit outdated. It was originally built for Hawaii use and has tacky Polynesian decorations only applicable when traveling there. ... Read more
Cruzonaround
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed March 2016
We took our daughter and her family on this cruise during their spring break , March 2016. It was a great cruise! Even though we have been on two previous Caribbean cruises, We had never been to Belize or Honduras before and we enjoyed ... Read more
bennis01
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We just disembarked the Norwegian Jade. We enjoyed a 7 day cruise from Houston to Cozumel, Belize and Roatan. This is our second Norwegian Cruise. Our daughters, ages 10 & 14, were eager to participate in the Kids/Teen Club and engaged ... Read more
sensesfail3
Member Since 2009
1 review
4 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was our 1st cruise to the Western Caribbean, our 1st time leaving out of Port of Houston, and our 2nd ever cruise on NCL (10 years ago). Cons The embarkation process was not a great start to the trip. We stood in line to ... Read more
vesci66
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We had been planning this cruise for about a year for my son's HS graduation present. Over the past several months I have been reading some pretty harsh reviews about the Jade and the staff so I was a little worried about how this cruise ... Read more

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faulknerprofessor
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
My husband and I LOVE Norwegian. We have sailed on the Norwegian Dawn and the Norwegian Getaway before. We've always had a wonderful experience and impeccable service. The Jade just didn't have it together on this cruise. Our cabin steward ... Read more
Tchr257
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We traveled in a group of 15 with the youngest being 10 and the oldest 70. We had balcony rooms and had an amazing time. My only complaint is that the common areas were too small in places such as the Medusa or the Atrium. The theater ... Read more
Royce.Joggerst@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
It started off by having cloudy and windy weather the first 2 1/2 days so that spoiled the pool area time...it was also very chilly when we left Houston. We had the Specialty Dining for four nights...Great Food...we ate in the Le Bistro ... Read more
jjfanoele
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We decided to book a cruise on a whim and take our kids (11,7) somewhere amazing for spring break. We reserved a mini suite with the hopes that having a spacious room would ensure a better experience. We drove to Houston and found the ... Read more
michaeldvescio
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The cruise on the Norwegian Jade was the best cruise I have taken so far. I was slightly skeptical before boarding the ship because some of the reviews were shaky. The embarkation process was very smooth, and very fast. We boarded the ... Read more

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luvappys
Member Since 2009
1 review
14 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was out first time cruising on NCL. We are still up in the air on whether will will sail on this line again. The first disappointment was transport from the airport. Having never gone out of Houston before be prepared to pay a ... Read more
JanR
Member Since 2004
1 review
63 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Summary: Let me cut to the chase, by the time we left the ship, we had already booked two more cruises on NCL. However, that is not to say NCL and the Jade is without flaws. But for the money, my DW and I felt our 3/12 NCL Jade cruise ... Read more
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Starflyr3
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
517 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
We did this same itinerary on the Jewel last year, and booked for Jade right after we got home. However, having learned from our experience, this time we booked a 2 bedroom family suite in the Haven. (on the Jewel, nobody slept because ... Read more
meslt1992
Member Since 2014
1 review
136 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We had a great time on the NCL Jade. We only ate in the included venues and all meals were very satisfying. Hot foods hot, cold foods cold. Very flavorful meals.Fantastic wait staff in the main dining room. Frasier was a blessing ... Read more
Bigmac14
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We had fantastic weather, great excursions and enjoyed the cruise. We arrived on the Friday and checked into the Doubletree beside the Bush Airport it had a supplied shuttle and we went to a cajun restaurant down the street and had ... Read more

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