Norwegian Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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jtruong056
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 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
32 forum posts
17 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 They said the ship was outdated and run-down and the staff was uninspired if not uninterested.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
lightningrunner
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Family vacation of 27 people. I've been on 2 Norwegian ships, that's the extent of my cruises. Service was really quite incredible. They took my vegan, gluten free diet very serious and respectfully. If you have a special diet, they ... Read more
lundiechiro@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Let me brgin by saying that I have been on mant cruises with my kids(about 20). Most of them with RC and a fee with Carnival. History has shown me that due to their stellar kids clubs, i was guerunteed some R&R. I chose this cruise ... Read more
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happilymarried1
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We really enjoyed the NCL Jewel. This was our second NCL cruise and first on the Jewel. It was a large ship but not overly large. We never found ourselves bored or lacking activities. The food was delicious even though we didn't dine at ... Read more
labbro58
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
65 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This is the 4th NCL cruise in the past 2 years for my wife and myself, and they continue to be great! It was our adult son's first cruise, and I'm sure it won't be his last! I have to admit, that after reading so many good and bad ... Read more
Coachbish
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We used PrimeTime shuttles to get us from LAX to the Best Western Plus in San Pedro. Nice hotel, clean, friendly and a good free breakfast. The hotel recommends an Italian restaurant and will give you a coupon for a free glass of wine. ... Read more
postvacationdepression
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I've been on the NCL Star to the Mexican Riviera once before, but I enjoyed this cruise more. The food was overall good. I only ate at Tsar's and Azura once each for dinner, nothing special. I enjoyed the food at the buffet more, ... Read more
hiredpen
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
16 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I am a serious cruiser with over 25 cruises under my belt. I took NCL 2 years ago and decided to give it another try on the NCL Jewel last week. The food was terrible unless you paid for food in one of the restaurants. If you are a smoker ... Read more
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Deck Chair Dave
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My 11th cruise 5 th NCL. We took my Father in law who had never cruised. He loved everything it had to offer. Even won a dance contest. Only complaint would be size of room, not enough space to be organized for 3 adults. Showed up at ... Read more
Sparkamatic
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I am a frequent cruiser but this was my first NCL cruise, and may be my last. I booked 90+ days early to take advantage of the "Unlimited Beverage Package-UBP" (supposed deadline) that was the major selling feature of this ... Read more
Matt3177
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
8. Whale sightings everyday. 7. Fantastic room stewards...Mind blowing, considering the exploitative wages (by US standards) 6. Great buffet... Based on cruise ship standards (not Las Vegas standards). Second only to ... Read more
lcasbon
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My husband and I traveled with my family which included a total of three couples. We cruised two years ago with this same group to celebrate my brother's birthday. Two years ago our group took a cruise on the Celebrity Constellation. I was ... Read more
dehflounder
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have been cruising with Norwegian for several years now. In fact, I proposed to my wife on the Epic, we honeymooned on the Getaway, and we have another cruise scheduled for January of 2017 to the Western Caribbean. Most of our ... Read more
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leoknite
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
I wanted to write a review because as a first time cruiser there was a lot I did not know or fully grasp until I took this trip. So I wanted to do as in depth a review as possible because I feel sometimes reviews don't say enough. So you ... Read more
jmmabq
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
This is a great one week cruise to visit northwestern Mexico and escape cold weather. Unfortunately the weather was cooler than we hoped. The hot tubs were warm, not hot. We didn't spend any time relaxing in the hot tubs. The cruise south ... Read more
mjkuehn95
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was our first trip on Norwegian and we were very excited to try a new line. We have cruised before on Carnival multiple times and always in suites. We were cruising with 9 people in two suites on the Norwegian Jewel for seven days ... Read more
happycruiserco
Member Since 2000
3 reviews
139 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We were on the Jewel the first time back in October. At that time, we were pleasantly surprised. However, this trip was differently. Food was less than average in the buffet, often choices were there just to fill the empty spots. ... Read more
MIcruisIN
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
My wife and i have been cruising or the last 15 year but have never been on NCL and decided to take our entire family, including 2 grand children on a cruise. It was apparent from the start that things were going to be different on this ... Read more
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MLZ
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
My 32 year old daughter and I took this cruise to relax and celebrate her newly acquired PH.D. We live 20 minutes from the port and both did not want to fly anywhere, or go on a trip that involved a ton of planning and touring. We were ... Read more
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Travelin_Bear
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
86 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
As previous cruisers with Celebrity and Royal Caribbean, we decided to give Norwegian a try with a seven-night Mexican Riviera cruise. I would say that our overall experience was very good. Having said that, it's important to consider ... Read more
always away
Member Since 2015
1 review
30 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
First off-the ship is showing its age..Many areas were in poor shape. Handrailings thru out the ship and in elevators worn down, sticky and in need of replacement. The furniture seemed like a 70's Miami Beach Hotel style and color ... Read more
jimcoup
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We will always refer to this as the eating cruise. The ship has 17 different eateries, but over 7 days we only tried 15, missing two extra-cost dining rooms. Best food ever on a ship. Everything else was up to cruise ship standards, ... Read more
givemedaat
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Have just returned to Australia after cruising to the Mexican Riviera on the Norwegan Jewel. Being "foreigners'' we had not known where to stay precruise but are glad we decided on the Doubletree Hilton at San Pedro beside the boat ... Read more
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