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Skipjo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
With this being my first cruise, I found it to be a wonderful experience. I had a balcony room with adjoining room with friends. Was very organized on checking into the ship. Many activities on the ship daily that I never did too many. All ... Read more
sherrieg
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
What was awesome The band Next a Stage - fantastic and Jerome was awesome guitarist. Cirque du solei - bijou-amazing The service from Roy - after many servers he finally told us about the buckets of beer and bottle of wine deals. ... Read more
LuvGod
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
I want to say that I read tons of the reviews on here before going on the Jewel and I went with very low expectations. I was worried to be quite honest after reading them especially since I've been on the Golden Princess 2 years ago and I ... Read more
gwwyjjliu
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Travelled with two senior citizens and two teenagers on the Jewel to Alaska. Embarkation was painless despite lots of people in the somewhat crowded terminal. Once aboard we enjoyed a leisurely lunch at Tsar's Palace - actually, this was ... Read more
cabushell
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is my 4th cruise and 4th cruise line. It was my first time with NCL. We headed out on Aug 29th, 2015 doing the inside passage of Alaska on the Norwegian Jewel. The ship was very average in every way. The food was pretty poor - ... Read more

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rsato
Member Since 2010
10 reviews
151 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
I sailed on the NCL Jewel in August 2015 and the NCL Pearl in September 2014 and wanted to share my observations about our voyage on the Jewel and differences between the ships. My wife and I are experienced cruises (completed 9) including ... Read more
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TucsonTeeter
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was our first (and last) cruise with NCL. We read about the “Free Style Dining” and decided we would pay for the “ultimate dining package” which is basically like pre-paying the cover charge for the ... Read more
anupamac
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My cruise experience was really nice! I extremely enjoyed it. The entertainment was nice, food was great, amenities were excellent. However, I thought that the number of days could be reduced. All the ports we stopped at had a similar ... Read more
Nanagam
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We had a marvelous experience on this cruise. The staff was extremely helpful and pleasant throughout the ship. Because we were in a suite we had a butler, concierge, and steward all of which treated us like royalty. We were taken ... Read more
dvdgunner
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
79 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was are 12th cruise 4th with NCL and the best one yet! Embarkation went very well since we are gold members we were onboard first. Wildlife galore whales everywhere whether sailing out of Seattle and seeing an orca or dozens coming ... Read more

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Ujima1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was my first time using Norwegian Cruise Lines. I was not disappointed! Everything was flawless and organized from beginning to end. The cabins were spacious and allowed for easy movement of my friend who had limited mobility. ... Read more
Patterman45
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The cruise was great! But, don't have high hopes for the food. It all looks good but tastes like cardboard. A lot of choices when it comes to the buffets but the quality leaves a lot to be desired! The La Bistro was a prime choice for ... Read more
travelcommons
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
17 forum posts
3 helpful votes
If you are reading this, chances are that you: (1) recently sailed this ship and itinerary and want to know how others felt about the cruise or (2) you are thinking about sailing this ship and/or itinerary. Before you read any further, ... Read more
hiepdng
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
All of the staff are excellent, smiling whenever you have eyes contact with them. Not just your room, everywhere is clean. The entertainment is great. I skipped some keys entertainment such as casino, dancing, wine drinking because I ... Read more
dckmusic
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I first have to say that after our last experience on the Sky, we had lower expectations this time around. We completely avoided the spa as we found the pressure to purchase all the "extras" was irritating and didn't want to be ... Read more

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sprinkles07
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
My bucket list thing to do was go on a cruise to Alaska. I was booked on the Norwegian Jewel with a life long friend who hadn't even been a plane before, let alone a ship!! The ship was awesome!! The crew was very personable. The ... Read more
Debrajump
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My husband and I are 1st time cruisers. We have been married for 34 years and are a couple in our fifties who love to enjoy life. We have two daughters and five grandchildren. We live in a small town in Oklahoma. We flew from Dallas Fort ... Read more
drumming cruisers
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
91 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Embarkation in Seattle was 15 minutes from check in at 11:30 to boarding ship. Ate lunch at O'sheehans. Chicken pot pie was wonderful! My DH had the burger and thought it was great. cabins were ready at 1pm, 1st time we have had had ... Read more
Sally Forth
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
1,770 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
My mom is in her 80s and wanted to treat her daughters and granddaughters to a cruise while she is still able to travel. We chose this cruise and itinerary because it is difficult for my mom to fly, and we wanted round trip from either ... Read more
travels my middle name
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We had an inside cabin for 4, 2 adults and 2 teens. While it was small we all had a good time, there were some issues with 4 of us and 1 bathroom, but with 2 extra mirrors in the cabin we managed. Only issue we had was the hair dryer is ... Read more

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dahals
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
We were very disappointed that NCL has cut back so much. We appreciated the free offers at booking and picked the ultimate drink package. Once on board, good luck finding a bar server and then getting them to take your order. Many were ... Read more
suzyjane
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Traveling with four other couples, we began our journey in the beautiful city of Vancouver - arriving a day early to take in that city's charm. We stayed at Hotel Le Soleil in the downtown area, where we had a great experience. The staff ... Read more
bghrist
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
To be fair, we selected Norwegian because it is known for being more casual with free style dining that allows you to choose when and where you dine. And we got exactly that. I packed way too many business casual clothes. Jeans would have ... Read more
Helenabc
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
This cruise was my husband's retirement gift to us. We had always wanted to see Alaska and thought this would be a great way to do it so we booked our trip on the Norwegian Sun. The whole process of checking in and getting settled into ... Read more
NedziweCruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was a fabulous experience! The ship is gorgeous and the staff is incredible. They work so hard and are running around doing multiple assignments, yet they never forget to be kind and treat you like royalty. The rooms are clean and ... Read more

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