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473 Norwegian Venice Cruise Reviews

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hparkerapril
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Once again NCL did not disappoint. The Boat itself is just big enough and had tons of things to do for everybody. It was well kept and very clean. Our room was made up quickly each day and turned down each night. The washrooms ... Read more
dlw2810
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We went on our first cruise for my 40th birthday and researched various cruise companies.We opted for NCL as they seemed to offer the flexibility we were looking for. We checked in at the Port of Venice and this was a very straight ... Read more
bperthel
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My wife and I have been cruising for several years. We've gone on 6 cruises together and been at sea for over 40 days. This was our first NCL, in the past we've cruised on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, and Princess. The Norwegian Spirit ... Read more
mesprime
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We started our trip a day early in Venice to explore the city, staying at the Abbazia Deluxe hotel (which was GREAT!!). We decided to walk to the cruise port from our hotel as we were told it was only a 20 minute walk. Unfortunately, we ... Read more
eatprayloveall
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
26 forum posts
6 helpful votes
2nd cruise with NCL, we booked 9/28/2015...less than a month before departure. We utilized the friendly and kind cruises connection of cruise critic to get 5 tours booked with cc members and those on board to help us with costly tours and ... Read more

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richard lyall
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We had wanted to Cruise Europe for a few years and the opportunity arose for us to get a few weeks in a row to take 2 cruises with NCL. We were originally supposed to go a week earlier then the dates we ended up going as NCL had the Epic ... Read more
SKAdams001
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have travelled on Norwegian Jade 4 times over the last 5 years and although the ship is good and the staff work extremely hard, we seem to have exhausted Jade and will not travel on it again. Unfortunately NCL seem to have no ... Read more
Braavo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Just enjoyed a 7-night cruise onboard the Norwegian Jade for our honeymoon. Having cruise cruised many times previously I was prepared for the onslaught of screaming children and partygoers however this was by far the most relaxing and ... Read more
bmck
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
My wife & I are from Texas & recently cruised on the Norwegian Jade out of Venice, Italy to ports in Greece, Croatia, & Turkey. The food onboard was excellent. Of the 3 different lines on which we have traveled, food on the ... Read more
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m campbell
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I have just returned from a 7 day cruise in the med with NCL Jade. This was our first time to cruise so we where not sure but thought we would give it a go. All I can say it was a wonderful experience. From start to finish I ... Read more

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steventrace
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Chose a couple of nights in Venice pre-cruise, cant speak highly enough of Venice as an embarkation port but have at least one night before you cruise. Arrived at the port at 11 am and was having a cocktail by the pool bar by 12 midday. ... Read more
lizp
Member Since 2009
1 review
59 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
We are a mid-30s couple who have cruised twice before, with Celebrity and with Royal Caribbean. (This cruise and itinerary was selected and booked by someone else as a gift, I was not involved in the selection.) In comparison to our ... Read more
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DMcFaul
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our fourth time cruising with Norwegian and was the second part of a two week back-to-back cruise. The previous week was the 7 day Adriatic cruise on the Jade from Venice to Dubrovnik, Athens, Kusadasi and Split. Since we were ... Read more
Marionparko
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Our first impression of the ship was good. No problems with embarkation. Our first impression of the ship was good it is clean no scruffy areas though the decore is a bit loud. Our stateroom was the smallest we have ever had. We could not ... Read more
kerfew
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
The Jade is run very well and the experience was excellent. The promenade deck is traditional and something I miss on modern ships. The true mix of passengers was great and the atmosphere was lively. It is rather let down on some of ... Read more

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netherton4
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Just returned from our third cruise on Jade and sorry to say it will be our last. The standard of service and overall ambience of the ship has deteriorated since last year. Our mini suite on deck 11 was comfortable enough although the bed ... Read more
FiftySailsOfGrace
Member Since 2012
1 review
181 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was our eighth cruise. Previous cruises have been on NCL, Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Celebrity. Embarkation was a breeze but those with lots of luggage (why?) or limited mobility may not agree as the walk from the port's People ... Read more
wilspain
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Having spent 180 nights on Royal Carribean and mainly P and O ships we were a little anxious at what to expect. When we embarked in Venice we were made to feel welcome by delightful friendly multinational staff. Arriving on board they had ... Read more
randellc
Member Since 2013
1 review
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was our first NCL cruise and we quite enjoyed it. We have cruised in the past with Royal Caribbean and Carnival. It is not fair to compare this ship with the new super ships as this is an older smaller ship. I will say that the ... Read more
bob mauro
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What an experience...crew, staff, entertainment, food, fellow passengers all A One.. we took part in the Chefs Table, and bought the ultimate Food and Drink packages...highly recommend. We flew out of Toronto to Venice where we met the ... Read more

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faithmatthews
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had traveled on the Norwegian Epic on our last cruise, and weren't sure what to expect cruising on the "older" Norwegian Spirit. Much to our surprise, the ship and the staff exceeded our expectations. Upon arrival in ... Read more
andyb1709
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I was apprehensive about 3 things: 1/ full of retired people 2/ too formal 3/ too much like Butlins I was surprised at the mix of ages. Admittedly the majority was probably over 60, but there was a good mix. We ate in the ... Read more
forfunseeker
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is the third cruise line we have gone on and the worst. The ship cabins are small, there were three of us and two had to share a bunk bed. Good thing the third person was younger because it would’ve taken a lot of effort for ... Read more
jfstall
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our third cruise with Norwegian, and as usual, we were not disappointed. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable, and the bathroom was surprisingly spacious (more so than on any other cruises we've taken). The ship was ... Read more
K3AAK
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We have just returned from a 7 night Greek Island cruise on the Jade. We really enjoyed our cruise, this was our second cruise and we could not fault NCL Jade. We had a balcony suite it was surprising large with plenty of wardrope space ... Read more
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