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Hong Kong Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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First Time on Norwegian and Likely the Last

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Alawrence1
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We booked a 10 day cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo for some R&R and see some new Asian sights. Positives The cabin attendants were very courteous and helpful. The room was very clean and refreshed The ship was refurbished and everything is bright and current, yet somehow lacking excitement. Massage (deep tissue) was top rated. Needs Improvement Dining - Good with way too ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Never again on NCL

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Treninger
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I was on a private charter of the Jewel from Hong Kong to Tokyo for a 10 night adventure. I had a balcony room to myself for the holiday. Boarding went smoothly but when it was announced that all the staterooms were ready, mine was still not. Even after I was allowed in, I had to call back the room attendant there was still dirt on the glass shelves in the bathroom. Not having a clean bathroom ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Norwegian Asia cruise

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Billyyep
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Chosen for the timing, stops, and convenience from Taiwan. The problems started with embarkation. 4 huge seating areas. A few wandering workers. You get a number for the 15 service desks. Turns out 50 people have the same number. Worse, the announcement of the number is called out by someone walking the aisles amid the din. The cabin was the tiniest ever encountered, with stool angled from the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Poor execution and lack of information and execution!

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Autummoon
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary although we had been to all of the countries that were on the itinerary as recent as on a river cruise in 2017 to Viet Nam and Cambodia. The embarkation took 2 1/2 hours of which was the longest embark that we had to endure after a long flight from US to Hong Kong one day prior. We were tired and hungry, but all of the restaurants were closed by the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Good Itinerary: the Jewel not so good

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RiverviewCircle
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We joined a group of friends who had selected this cruise. The food in the dining room at dinner time was inconsistent, ranging from very good to inedible (eg steaks). Our server Marie was excellent. Breakfast and lunch in the dining room was consistently very good. Our cabin midship on the fourth deck by the tender gangway should not be used for guests. There was consistent ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


A mix of good and okay

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bng73
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise based primarily on the itinerary. In summary we had a good vacation despite a few notable shortcomings with Norwegian. We found the ship to be very relaxing with a good mix of entertainment options, public spaces like casino, bars, pool, etc; and nice private spaces - our stateroom was the perfect size for our family of 3 (larger than the Celebrity cruise we took a few years ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Four and a Half Bubbles

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CaymanDuk
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this cruise based on its itinerary and it was very enjoyable. It was a first cruise for us (well, I had been on a cruise 28 years ago with a girlfriend but that was a long time ago) so we were not sure how we would enjoy this type of travel. We did a lot of research and it paid off (mostly). FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO SEEMED SURPRISED BY ADDITIONAL COSTS, TENDERS AND OTHER MATTERS, PLEASE, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Owner’s Suite with Large Balcony


The Jewel is Destroying the Norwegian Brand

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AusQueen
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

In 2016, we enjoyed our earlier cruise with NCL Star for 21 days in a Suite and had absolutely no issues. This is what enticed us to take another cruise with Norwegian. This cruise with Jewel was only for 11 days from March 21 to April 1, 2018. The best part of the cruise is the fact that our Mini-Suite was kept immaculately tidy by our steward. The whole ship always looked tidy. Unfortunately, ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Third and final leg was best of all

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kenandmaureen
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We did a back to back to back Sydney to Yokohama so this review is for the last leg, Hong Kong to Yokohama. The Jewel is now quite old and in need of a refit but provides a good cruising experience with lounges and restaurants to suit all tastes. Our inside cabin was adequate and our cabin steward did his best. Dining was generally good. The two main restaurants were fine, the buffet (Market cafe) ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Inside


Enjoyable experience

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sunraiker
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We saw the advertisement for the cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo via China in the weekend Australian newspaper. The service staff, in the cabins and restaurants, were particularly impressive. Genuine friendliness and welcoming. Extremely helpful and obliging - no request was too much or too problematic to carry out. The entertainment in the theatre was of a very high standard - each evening's ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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