Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review by !cocruising!: Wonderful Silver Cruise! 11/17/2013
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Wonderful Silver Cruise! 11/17/2013
My husband and I did this for our 25th wedding anniversary. We had booked a long time ago and by the time cruise came around price had dropped and they bumped us from our BA balcony to a Mini suite. Cabin might have been bigger but we ended up under splash academy with very energetic kids running back and forth till 10:30 PM so forget about sleeping till then. we walked around, watched shows or what not so it was not too big a deal.
Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth only issue was the pulling into the terminal which took us 1 hr to go around the block due to the convention and the cab driver making the wrong turn. Jewel is going to be dry docked to get a face lift next year. I loved the lay out of the garden cafe. Food was great. Variety was good too. we ate out only 1 night. Due to hurricane in Philippines, few of the employees were replace with new people. ALL THE staff was wonderful. Calling home from the ship was only $1.99 a minute - not bad, . My cabin More steward Mark called every body by their first name. How he remembered - god alone knows
NCL charges $25 if you loose their towel - like all the other cruise ships ( some charges up to $40 - absurd) so make sure you don't loose them.
Cab from the hotel near airport to the pier was $34 for 2 of us. Less
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Nice spacious cabin. Bath tub in the bathroom. However loud for my taste at night since it is right under splash academy for kids. Which is open till 10:30 at night.
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