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622 Norwegian Venice Cruise Reviews
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geomac53
Member Since 2012
1 review
80 forum posts
1 helpful vote
It started out bad after getting off the people mover in Venice, in the rain I found no directions to the ship or anybody to help. Dragging 4 suitcases no carts etc. After somebody from another cruise line pointed out were to go and were ... Read more
ghavers
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I wanted to take my grandaughter on a trip for her graduation from high school. I saw this advertised and thought it would be something we could enjoy together. AS it turned out my brother and wife and their friends also went with us. ... Read more
PlatinumLatitudes+
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We sailed on 3 other NCL ships peviously - mostly Jewel class, & once on the Epic. Firstly, I'm amazed how some previous reviews mention the Spirit is old... It is, or should be irrelevant to each review of the Spirit-the fact it is ... Read more
devonshirecreamtea
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
We chose this cruise as we were going with friends who had not cruised before (we have cruised twice both with Celebrity) and as she works in a school we were limited to school holidays. The itinerary was good and we enjoyed all the ... Read more
Silverbark
Member Since 2016
1 review
61 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Great places visited. Met wonderful people. Food was the best. Great cruise and value. The dinning room staff were efficient and friendly. The entertainment was good especially the Finalle. Tina Turner tribute band was spot on. ... Read more
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Talulah31
Member Since 2014
1 review
33 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My wife and I LOVE cruising...this is our fourth cruise and the first on the Jade. Sadly, it did not live up to our expectations, possibly because of our previous two cruises on the beautiful, efficient, friendly Epic. The Good: We ... Read more
imsship
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was chose based on the great itinerary. Weather was great for this time of year in almost every port. Having cruised with NCL before I enjoy freestyle cruising, however this time around NCL left a bit to be desired. We ... Read more
kzf3m8
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
600 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Cruised on NCL Jade out of Venice on October 22, 2016. Three factors influenced our decision for this cruise... Santorini, Venice and price. With only those 3 in mind, this cruise was wonderful. But when ports, ship, staff, food, ... Read more
lannie62
Member Since 2008
1 review
155 forum posts
10 helpful votes
The Jade we were told is due for refurbishment in March. I have to say that her aesthetics were not what bothered our group at all. Let's start with the good: The evening entertainment was diverse and in most cases excellent. The ... Read more
Bauer1966
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second time cruising with NCL. All flights and transfers went smoothly. Embarkation took quite awhile but understandable with 2002 passengers to process. Our luggage was in our cabin by the time we got there. We were in a ... Read more
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lilpepdog
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
This was our 3rd NCL cruise in the last 5 years and indeed the 2nd on the Jade. The funny thing is that we returned to the Jade after finding that the Epic was too big and lacked the personal touch only to find that the Jade had now lost ... Read more
CC71
Member Since 2011
1 review
79 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We chose this for the great itinerary, pricing and perks! Our 2nd cruise with Norwegian and we had a good time.Embarkation was very smooth and efficient and we were onboard by 12pm!The ship interior is a little gaudy but clean and well ... Read more
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USC-UVIC
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
145 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Good: Embarkation & Disembarkation Best room - Midship Shower - good design Food: Dining room, Raffles, Blue Lagoon Feedback card in the dining room Entertainment Service Request for certain section in the ... Read more
Bdavis4eiy
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise mainly for the itinerary which was amazing!! We had never sailed a smaller ship and had read mixed reviews. We had no problem at all with the smaller ship and in fact quite liked it. They staff got to know you and you ... Read more
Cruiser 70
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
NCL, long famous for "Nicole and dime" charges has absolutely outdone itself. As veteran cruisers (40+) we can say without a doubt that this is the end for us and NCL. Completely overpriced drinks (Scotch and water $15.00) and ... Read more
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kayper4
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
As we were booked into a suite the embarkation was speedy as always and with the Venice airport only 1/2 hour away we were soon on board, unlike previous cruises though we had to wait to get in the suite until the general announcement ... Read more
exrasman
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We arrived in Venice 3 days before departure so that we could explore the city, so glad that we did have time to explore Venice. Boarding was easy and well organised, although we were one of the first groups to board our luggage was soon ... Read more
Petrosey
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
34 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Just reading a few of the most recent reviews I do wonder whether some of these people were on the same ship! This was our fourth NCL cruise, but first on Jade, and we had a great time. Embarcation. We stayed in Venice for two nights ... Read more
JonnyH
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our 6th cruise with NCL. Previously they have been excellent - providing a great product at very reasonable price. Unfortunately the product is now being repositioned at the lower end of the market. NCL acquired Regent ... Read more
Liz632972
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We set off from Aberdeen on Friday 7th October, with flights via Amsterdam to Venice intending to arrive just after 4.20 to enjoy some of Venice before joining the NCL Jade on the Saturday. Flights worked well and we took the Alilaguna ... Read more
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Grahamf3
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
10 helpful votes
So with the changes that took place with NCL last year and the new CEO it was only a matter of time before things changed, but would it be for the better or worse. I am afraid to say that overall, since our last cruise in February this ... Read more
netherton4
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
17 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our fourth time on Jade so we knew what to expect. Embarkation was easy as usual, and our luggage was delivered promptly. Our cabin on deck 10 was clean and comfortable and our steward kept it very well. We have been on deck 11 ... Read more
Alanmac
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Being new to NCL cruising, i wasn't too sure what to expect and was concerned 14 nights may be too long for dipping our toe into the cruise experience,but was very glad we did. The whole experience was great from beginning, flying out from ... Read more
dave.s
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
32 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This is a (very long) review of the 14-day Norwegian Jade Adriatic and Greece cruise that my wife and I took on Saturday Sept 24, 2016. This is actually two 7-day itineraries back to back, both round-trip from Venice, but NCL offers them ... Read more
littlelulu01
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
987 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We just returned from two weeks aboard the Jade. We were lucky enough to sail in a Garden Villa (14500) and while sailing in the Garden Villa no doubt increased our love of this vacation, I did sail on the Jade last year for two weeks in ... Read more
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