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633 Norwegian Venice Cruise Reviews
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USC-UVIC
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
145 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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
aerabbitt
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
We had an overall good experience on the Jade for our first cruise. We felt that the people on board were mostly older (45+) which could have been due to the time of year that we went on our cruise. We are a couple in our mid-late ... Read more
kayper4
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
4 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
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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
38 forum posts
5 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
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
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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
1,116 forum post
3 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
Huntingdon1701
Member Since 2015
1 review
179 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I sailed two weeks back to back on the Jade out of Venice, around the Croatian coast and Greek Islands. It was an absolutely amazing trip, both in terms of ports visited and the experience on board. I was little nervous about ... Read more
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Turbo Trace
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Firstly and this is very important, Norwegian are NOT from Norway; they are an American company with all the associated loudness, brashness and expensive charges you would expect, including 18% service charges on EVERYTHING! Our first ... Read more
Kiddy
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Wanted to explore Greece and Croatia. Nice short flight out to Venice. Check in very good and embarkation went smoothly from 12 noon. Ship in good condition areas clean needs a lick of paint on balcony handrails. Upgraded to room ... Read more
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Biscuit59
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
As the title suggests this cruise was ok, but could have been so much better ....I felt like we were being exploited for the whole week. I appreciate these are cutthroat times for the cruise industry but please stop trying to rip off your ... Read more
paulinem1959
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We chose the Norwegian cruise line because of the relaxed dress code and the freestyle dinning. We had the premium drinks package as part of our deal and I can truly say its the best all inclusive drinks deal I have ever had. The food was ... Read more
Scotsitalian
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
First cruise and apart from first afternoon, we enjoyed every minute and will cruise again! We were especially impressed with the ship, staff, cleanliness and overall service. Catering in the Grand Pacific restaurant was excellent as was ... Read more
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Japle
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The main dining rooms and the French restaurant were excellent. The buffet (Raffles) was unremarkable at best. In particular, the pancakes were tough and over-cooked, the “crispy” bacon wasn’t, the oatmeal was runny and ... Read more
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Terilsarkar
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My husband & I had cruised w/Norwegian twice before & were very pleased which is the main reason we chose Norwegian again. The price was good & we liked the ports. We were treating my sister & her husband to the cruise ... Read more
ShelbyBruno
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
Just got home from our 12 day NCL cruise from Venice to Barcelona. This is my 6th cruise, my 4th with NCL. Before I get into too many details, I want to stress - I had a great time. As many have said, the ports/itinerary make the ... Read more
LowPas1186
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Overall, we had a great cruise, the ports of call were excellent. We selected the cruise for the itinerary and took note of the comments of the ship itself from other reviews we had read before cruising.The cruise ship itself was as other ... Read more
jacie429
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We selected this cruise as we had sailed with Norwegian before and enjoyed the experience. Also we were keen to leave from Venice and the other ports were of interest. However we were very disappointed in the cleanliness of the cabin and ... Read more
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