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Misskitty72
Member Since 2015
1 review
103 forum posts
7 helpful votes
It was just my husband and I on this trip. I have never cruised before, so I can't compare it to anything, but it didn't have as much glamour as I was expecting. Still, the ship was very clean and service was very good. We arrived in ... Read more
bessres
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My husband and I are avid cruisers but had never cruised on Norwegian before. We were taking our children and grandchildren on this cruise and thought that Norwegian would be a wise choice as much seemed to be offered for all ages and it ... Read more
plumber22
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
587 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We actually had a wonderful cruise except for our Concierge he was worthless and that always causes a lot of un needed stress all the way around. We had called him on the first day and asked him to book our Christmas Eve and day after ... Read more
bearette
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
1,796 forum post
1 helpful vote
My group: 11 of us total but my family of four (twin three year olds,myself and hubby). My cousin and her boyfriend in their early twenties ,my mom and her best fried, and my sister and her family (husband and 4year old son). I have ... Read more
jclinard
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
175 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is quite possibly the most disappointing cruise I've been on in my life. I booked the trip due to a very low price and quite a few extras tossed in. On the whole, though, I will probably not cruise with Norwegian again. The ... Read more

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Buddy525
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We have done this cruise before and the destinations, excursions, and onboard activities are both fun and relaxing. We primarily have done Eco or adventure excursions like hiking and snorkeling but did do salsa and salsa in Mazatlan this ... Read more
ifishmo
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
124 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Stayed at the San Pedro Best Western the night before. Free shuttle to port, reasonable rates, nice hotel. Arrived in the evening so cant say much about SP. Embarkation was quick, they do a "scheduled time" for your arrival now ... Read more
moodyblueyes
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
The room was very nice. We had a mini suite, so it had a full size bath. Some bartenders stood way above others, but to be fair, some were overwhelmed serving children smoothies at the pool. There were a LOT of kids. The pool area was ... Read more
Snowfall by Lakeside
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
So good things first: A.) This was our first cruise and the embarkation / disembarkation at all the ports (including LA) was fast. We were particularly worried about the disembarkation at LA because we had a flight to catch, but there ... Read more
gpackman
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Traveled from Utah with 2 cars, 6 kids with ages from 11 to 22, wife and I, we had a wonderful wonderful cruise. Embarkation was quick and smooth - no delays. Total time once we gave our luggage to the peops out front of terminal, to ... Read more

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MurrayCat
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We have been on somewhere between 12-15 cruises. Past sailings have been on Norwegian, Holland America, Royal Caribbean and Carnival. Our last Norwegian cruise was in 1994 (which was also our first cruise). We are late 40's and do not ... Read more
onepoorguy
Member Since 2013
1 review
191 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was our third Norwegian cruise, and in the prior two cruises things were great. So we were surprised with the lack of consistency here. Our cabin steward was careless. She learned our names immediately (even before we boarded), ... Read more
abs2009
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Left LA round trip Mexico (a cruise that we've done 24 times prior) with stops in Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. I enjoy this itinerary because it is relaxing and after traveling there so many times, I know where to Christmas shop. ... Read more
lkmstjoe
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We just returned on December 13 from a week cruise on NCL Jewel. We had a fantastic time. We truly enjoyed the ship. We opted for an ocean view (have done a veranda on four other cruises), and that was probably the only thing we would ... Read more
LUCKY555
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I try to take 2 cruise every year This was our second for 2015 on Norwegian Jewel The first one was on Princess The embarkation process was one of the fastest By 11:30 we were on board The food was better than on Princess ... Read more

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SCICONE
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I've never been so disappointed with NCL until this last cruise. The crew was not very nice especially the guy at the desk when I ask where I could get cash. He didn't care! The wait people at the buffet didn't look happy. Of course there ... Read more
rxrmomma
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We went on the Mexico Cruise to Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. We had an oceanview room. On my prior cruise, we had a balcony. In my opinion, it was fine to save money and not have the balcony. Nobody really hung out on it anyhow and ... Read more
spintowin
Member Since 2006
1 review
274 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Trying to think of something positive, but the only thing that comes to mind is the ocean is blue and beautiful. So, I will just list a few negatives that impacted us the most. Garden Cafe Buffet: Seating arrangement is messed up. ... Read more
paiagirl
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
1,525 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We didn't plan on going on this cruise but our Canadian friends wanted us to join them. However; 4 weeks before the cruise, she called and said that they can't go. Anyway, we decided to go without them. So glad we did. It was an ... Read more
slider1wally
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had a delightful cruise on the Norwegian Jewel to Mexico. Sin, the cruise social director, did a great job on the events. Since we are a Latitudes member, we enjoyed several "invite" only events which were stellar. We ... Read more

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mmccall
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on the Jewel for Thanksgiving getaway. Thought it'd be very special for husband and I and our four sons...14, 21, 23, and 25. The best days, were the days OFF the ship. We had prearranged our own excursions online for half Norwegians ... Read more
AArtster
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I've just read some rather negative reviews of NCL and the Jewel. This will NOT be one of those. I foolishly left my cell phone on the bus coming from LAX. In this day and age, it is our lifeline to family, friends, and the world. So ... Read more
Bobbylock
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I recently returned yesterday from a 7 night Mexican Riviera cruise aboard the Jewel from Los Angeles. I have been on over 25 cruises and this was probably the worst. The food was terrible and very disappointing in the free restaurants, ... Read more
BarbeeGirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let me begin with my background- 41 and married with children ages 9 and 12. We just disembarked the Norwegian Jewel. We don't gamble and drink one or two drinks per night at most. That being said, this ship was disappointing over all. We ... Read more
sledmandean
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have cruised with Norwegian since our first cruise, our honeymoon in Oct 1985. Unfortunately I have to say this was our least pleasurable experience aboard a Norwegian Ship. The quality of service has gone downhill immensely. The check ... Read more

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