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Barcelona to Europe - Western Mediterranean Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Western Mediterranean
Barcelona

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31 Barcelona to Europe - Western Mediterranean Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


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cruisinforfun

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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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


Ed avatar

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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philhar

5 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

We were a party of 6 including 3 children 16,14 and 4 and a grandmother!  Travelling from UK. We arrived having booked our own flights.  I had asked NCL UK if it was possible to book a transfer through them from ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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Bostontraveler

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

This was my fifth cruise and fifth cruiseline. Overall, my husband and I had a wonderful time, but I have to say that this was not my favorite ship or favorite cruiseline. The ship -- In my opinion, the ship is ...
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Sail Date July 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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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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*twinkle*

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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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polecat1

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

I recently returned from from a 12 day cruise of the Western Med aboard the NORWEGIAN JEWEL. I was very disappointed with the food on the ship, as it was the worst of all my cruising so far. If you wanted a very ...
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Sail Date September 2006


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mygirlscats

3 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Overall, our cruise was uneven. It's hard to write a balanced review when there was so much gap between the highs and the lows, but I'll give it a shot! Embarkation from Barcelona was smooth, but the lines were ...
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Sail Date August 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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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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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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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


Bob7 avatar

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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neilrr

21 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My partner and I are cruisers as we live in S. Florida. This was our 10th cruise and our first on Norwegian - The Jewel. The flight from Miami was good but upon arrival to Madrid (to connect to Barcelona) the ...
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Sail Date July 2006


Jason avatar

Jason

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My wife and I were treated by my grandmother on our first cruise. We were in a group of 8. We were excited it was to be to Europe which was also a first for us. I was more excited for the actual cruising experience ...
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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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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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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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vicki

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

I recently returned from a 7-day cruise of the Western Med aboard the NORWEGIAN JEWEL. We were a party of 9 passengers occupying 3 staterooms on Deck 10. The JEWEL is a beautiful ship with an accommodating staff ...
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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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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


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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