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740 Norwegian Los Angeles Cruise Reviews

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CareyCruises
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed up the coast from Los Angeles to Vancouver on the Norwegian Jewel. The 6 of us splurged and stayed in one of the 3 Bedroom Garden Villas. We were in Suite 14000. The color scheme was in blues and was simply fabulous. They say the ... Read more
chivalryx
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising with Norwegian. We've been on a few other cruise lines before (Royal Caribbean and Disney Cruise lines) Initially we chose Norwegian due to the low cost, and as it was a repositioning cruise, it was the ... Read more
aparker3424
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We upgraded to the Haven.Upon arrival we realized there really was no Haven. We met a butler, but after the initial meeting he was non-existant. We had no orientation to our room or the ship. No rules were presented although the ... Read more
clicko
Member Since 2012
1 review
9 helpful votes
We took the NCL Pearl from LAX on April 30 to Vancouver, then continued on the 10 Alaska ending in Seattle. Total of 15 days. The Pearl and staff were a disappointment. When selecting the free Unlimited drink package, we ... Read more
rsato
Member Since 2010
10 reviews
156 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I sailed on the NCL Pearl during a "Pacific Coastal" aka repositioning cruise from Los Angeles to Vancouver BC. This was our 7th NCL cruise and the 2nd on the Pearl (last being a 2014 cruise to Alaska). We chose this ... Read more
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leastprime
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Cruise Virgin. Main Purpose for this was a pre-cruise to a Hawaii cruise on NCL in June 2016. Secondary purpose was the brief opportunity to see cousins in LA and SF. Third purpose was to scout Victoria and Vancouver. This trip was a ... Read more
RedF
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were on that same cruise that the person reviewed under the title "The Haven Needs Updating" as that is the only cruise up the west coast on the Jewel as it transitions to the Alaskan run and that also stopped in in Astoria ... Read more
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AWENINAZ
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
638 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was my 3rd sailing on the Pearl (chosen only for the stop in San Francisco) and 7th overall on NCL. Pre-cruise customer service was disappointing and left me not wanting to sail. I called multiple times pre-cruise to request a ... Read more
jimbob22
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise fit into an itinerary of already being in the LA area, and it was a great deal for our family of 4. We've been on a couple of Disney cruises, which were our point of reference. We enjoyed the Disney cruises greatly, but have ... Read more
ballae@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Special last minute offer attracted us and we had been on NCL before. Most of the services varied from good to excellent including cabin steward, bar, entertainment, dining service and the ongoing presence of senior officers. HOWEVER ... Read more

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cwazycwuisers
Member Since 2005
1 review
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I was looking for a last minute cruise traveling solo. I knew that some of the newer NCL ships have studio cabins which appeal to solo travelers given that the pricing is better than those cruise lines that require a solo traveler to pay ... Read more
MarinaGirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
103 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was a nice and easy itinerary. Love sailing out of LA, no flights to deal with, just a 30 minute drive. The upgrades to the ship were very nice, and we had a fabulous suite that we thoroughly enjoyed, with great balconies to see ... Read more
Ticopuppy
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This is the first time writing a review for a cruise however I think this one deserves applause and since I am in my office at home this is the only way I can think of to make my cheers and clapping heard. A week before the sailing my ... Read more
LCole
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I have travelled quite a bit, but have never been on a cruise. I always hesitated because I had this pre-conceived notion that there would be a lot of waiting in lines/for food/drinks, etc....which I hate. However, I was thankfully ... Read more
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CHICKENMAN16
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
We had a wonderful time relaxing and catching up with wonderful friends. But that had little to do with the hospitality of NCL. I was a disappointed with the NCL freestyle experience. Our food was mostly average especially our dinner in ... Read more

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ksjd
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Travelled with husband and two young children. Great and easy embarkation (quick and luggage to room in early afternoon) and disembarkation (walked off with our luggage!). Like many have said, it's an older ship - but it was our 4th ... Read more
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herts1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Beautiful ship and a great cruise, but a shame that we experienced noise issues in our stateroom 9005 (see my more detailed cabin review). Food was of good quality in Azura and Tsar's Palace, however the selection did get a little ... Read more
alypve
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This is our fourth cruise (Regent/formerly Radisson Seven Seas, Disney, Holland America). This vacation was booked last minute the Wednesday before sailing b/c we hadn't decided what to do for my son's spring break from high school. With ... Read more
joevancil
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
Sailed March 2016
I chose this cruise specifically to see Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta. I've sailed onboard the Jewel's sister ship, the Norwegian Pearl, and loved the experience there. The Jewel is a bit older, and definitely has an older feel to ... Read more
smokerdebarker
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
We wanted a cruise for spring break as my sister is a teacher. We had a great time, but forgot that all those kids would be on spring break also. ( Literally over 900 children on the ship ) Our mini suite was directly below the Splash ... Read more

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joteacher
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
698 forum posts
7 helpful votes
There were three of us that traveled together on this cruise. We call ourselves "The Three Amigos." This was my 8th NCL cruise, my husband's 7th, and our friend's 2nd. We had planned to take a Western Caribbean cruise last year, ... Read more
hyker1
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I are frequent cruisers, and our first cruise experiences were with NCL. We always had a great time, but felt as though they liked to "nickel and dime" passengers a bit too much with promotions. Nevertheless, we ... Read more
jtruong056
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Where do I start? Wonderful cruise with good amount of activities and good dining options. Bartenders pour generously and everyone greets you with a warm smile. Shows are not to be missed, especially the comedian/magician Jean Pierre and ... Read more
giantslover@prodigy.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Cabin was awesome 9542 Steward Pablo was awesome Entire staff was awesome,everyone treated me well Solo cruiser. Food was good/great,but you have to shop the complimentary nightly specials as 1 night i paid for lamb ... Read more
otters92
Member Since 2014
1 review
30 forum posts
16 helpful votes
About a month prior to our cruise, I read a litany of recent negative reviews of the Norwegian Jewel. They said the ship was outdated and run-down and the staff was uninspired if not uninterested. I started to think that I had made a ... Read more

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