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Barcelona Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Barcelona

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25 Barcelona Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


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*twinkle*

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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OK, so here is my review of the beautiful Norwegian Jewel. Cruised 22nd July 2007. We flew with British Airways, and arrived at Terminal A. Unfortunately, our luggage was on the carousel in Terminal B, so we had ...
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Sail Date July 2007


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LSUNizz

2 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Preface My wife and I are both in our late 20's / early 30's and we have been on around 10 cruises together. This was our first trip to the Mediterranean and my wife's first trip to Europe. We traveled with ...
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Sail Date June 2007


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Haddock

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

This was our first experience on cruising and we just loved it. The ship was great and the "freestyle" is definitely our type. Not having to follow strict schedules and dress codes during vacation is very important ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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Ed

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Norwegian Cruise Line European Cruise, RCL Jewel- Barcelona to Barcelona - 8/13/06 - 8/21/06 Overview - wonderful trip, 5 ½ stars, highly recommend Weather was beautiful during the entire trip: High 84, low 60, ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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Jane

6 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Though there are several reviews of this ship/itinerary, I thought I would submit mine, as a first -time cruiser. I travelled with my family -my parents are grizzled veterans with well over 30 cruises on half a ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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Tagoladad

2 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

NCL Jewel Review 7/16/06 Sailing Before I begin my review of our trip to Europe aboard the NCL Jewel, I want to thank everyone on this board for all of their help. We were able to get so much more enjoyment from our ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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M.Cruiser

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

We were lucky enough to be on the 13 night inaugural voyage of the Norwegian Jewel around the Mediterranean. An easy, swift and orderly embarkation procedure at Dover was soon to be followed by the materialisation ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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cruisinforfun

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Background: My husband and I are in our 30s with no kids. We sailed on the Dawn in 2003 and swore we would never cruise again because we had 35 foot seas and 50 knot winds for 3 of the 8 days of our NYC-Bahamas ...
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Sail Date May 2006


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Mstaczek97

3 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My husband and myself just got home from the NCL Jewel (7.30.06). What a GREAT cruise!! This would be the 6th cruise for me (3rd for husband) and we both agree that this was the best cruise ever!!! We used NCL air. ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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Bob7

8 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

NCL Jewel Review Western Med, July 16, 2006 INTRODUCTION AND EMBARKATION This was our 12th cruise, the third on NCL. It departed from Barcelona and went to Messina Sicily, Naples, Rome, Livorno/Florence, and ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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redlef

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

This is an exceptionally long review. To make it easier to digest, I have broken it up into 4 pieces that are included in the appropriate Message Boards: Jewel July 2 Barcelona  Getting there. On the Cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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adaisy12

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

This was our 4th NCL cruise and we have been pleased with all of them. We booked it for the price and destination. Since price was a consideration, we booked an inside cabin and rarely spent much time there. The ...
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Sail Date September 2006


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cmel

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Just returned from a wonderful 7-day Western Med. cruise on the NCL Jewel. July 13-22, 2007. We are a family of 5. Parents ages late 40's with 3 teens, 2 girls 17 and 15, boy 12y.o. We chose the Jewel because of ...
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Sail Date July 2007


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bandit0000

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

A little background information; This was our 15th. cruise, 5th with NCL, 3rd on the Jewel. I sailed with my partner & we are in our 30's, from the UK. We flew in on the day of the cruise as it was only a 2hr ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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dentistmEL

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Background information: This was my seventh cruise, third one with norwegian cruise lines. I cruised with my husband, mom and dad, and my sister and her fiance. Embarkation: We flew from Boston to NYC, NYC to Paris, ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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mmt

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Best advise I can give to anyone planning their first or umpteenth cruise is to research, research, research. I feel it has helped tremendously on having a better experience for any trip to any novice or frequent ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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JennCandi

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My husband and I just returned from our first Mediterranean cruise on NCL Jewel. This was our second cruise with NCL and it was fabulous. Embarkation - We arrived early on Sunday morning into Barcelona and took a ...
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Sail Date June 2006


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captainron

7 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

BACKGROUND: This is my 4th review for Cruise Critic, having reviewed Norwegian Star, Diamond Princess, and Carnival Glory. This was our 8th cruise together for my dear wife and I. My former cruise experience was as ...
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Sail Date June 2006


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Jeff L

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Caribbean

This was our 2nd sailing on NCL. We did Alaska in 2005 on the Norwegian Spirit and enjoyed the whole "Freestyle" concept. We made our arrangements through a local travel agency and thought we had a good price until ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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Jhlewis10

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

First of all this is my first cruise, so I have nothing to compare to. I do travel a lot, and eat in good restaurants. Embarking, was smooth and easy. Our cabin 8109 was larger than I expected. It was a handicap ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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myusernamehasgone

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Norwegian Jewel We have just got back from a 2 week back to back cruise on the Norweigian Jewel and just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed it. Embarkation This was so easy. We flew into Barcelona ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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Birdnutty

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

NCL was responsible for our air arrangements. We landed in Barcelona at 8 AM were met by the clearly marked NCL reps who gathered all we weary travelers and loaded us onto a brand new air conditioned bus. We were ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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garycarla

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Trans-Atlantic

We have been on multiple cruise over the past few years including 4 other cruiselines. This cruise was a bit different in that the Roll Call was very active. BOARDING: Wow, this was easy! We took a group bus from ...
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Sail Date October 2006


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szdiver

18 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

Let me start by saying we are a family of 3 - Dave, Sandy & daughter, Cassie. We have cruised on 25 different occasions and love the sport. Dave is an accountant/controller and I am a firefighter/emt. Cassie works ...
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Sail Date October 2006


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Mona

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

We took the Western Med cruise from Barcelona at the end of June, 2006. The Norwegian Jewel is a new ship, less than a year old, and is a wonderful ship in excellent condition. It is also a huge ship, carrying over ...
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Sail Date June 2006


Norwegian Jewel Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service3.04.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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