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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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Glacier Bay Alaska
WILDERNESS EXPLORATION & CRAB FEAST - excursion in Ketchikan Alaska
Approaching the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco
Glacier Bay Alaska
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Beautiful ship, beautiful itinerary, wonderful shows
"we didn't get to the ship till 5pm I think they did that to space out people boarding but after having lots of days sitting in a bus and moving from hotel to hotel, we were ready to get on the ship as soon as we could.I would say the only portion of the land that I did not like and I think it would be better was the last day before boarding the ship...."Read More
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Wonderful

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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TimJansen
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for a couple of reasons - ports of call including the Panama Canal and second the price was amazing. NCL service is absolutely TOP NOTCH in all aspects of delivery. Everyone was polite, helpful, kind and courteous. The Jewel is a great ship - just the right size - not too big/not too small. The refurbishment is NICE. Ports of call included Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Terrific itinerary and amazing service on NCL Jewel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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SookeBC
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We lucked out with this cruise. Being late in the season, there was only half the capacity of guests. Everyone on board enjoyed VIP service from the friendly, attentive crew. We chose the trip for the itinerary: starting in Vancouver, to Alaska, then south to San Francisco and LA - a nice variety of ports and scenery. It was our first time to Alaska and we are already planning another so we can ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Poor awareness of own documentation regarding COVID 19

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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Flyer2003
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

First of all I have to say, that there is nothing wrong with the cruise itself. The ship is nice, the staff is nice, the food was very good and the landscape of Alaska is definitely worth the whole trip. But in my opinion there is a big „BUT“ when it comes to Norwegian and I would rather not choose to sail with them in the future: They sent us dozens of E-Mails in advance of the cruise about ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Traveled with children


Relaxing and pampered. Now my Wife will only sail with a Balcony

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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poolbar4me
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

After doing a short 5 day Alaska Trip about 5 years ago we really wanted to see more. This time we flew up to Anchorage and did the train to Seward. Probably the highlight for us was the Train thru Denali . We checked in for our 4 hour train trip and had our room keys in hand. Walking onto the ship was very calming. No Sail away party or cheezy pics that you had to take to get onboard. ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Terrrible cruise to bring family on

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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sappryam
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

The alsakan cruise on the Norwegian Jewel was the worst vacation of my life. My parents were not allowed on the ship due to my father failing a Covid test presumably for a cruise he had been on the week before. We were supposed to share a suite with them along our connected club room. We went down to try to resolve this right away by moving my brothers into it (willing to pay for it and all) and ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Traveled with children


Disappointed

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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djtravels
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We decided on this cruise because we had a cruise next credit that we needed to use and it had been many years since we had visited Alaska. We were excited about the cruise and also wanted to see Denali. We booked the Denali land tour as well as the 7 night cruise. Included in the cruise we a number of extras including an airfare special. We have cruised with NCL and Oceania numerous times. When ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Excellent first time cruising in Alaska

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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carisella
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Why did I choose this cruise? We choose this cruise because it appeared to have more port calls than a similar Princess cruise. Lessons learned: Look carefully at the times and places of the port calls, and ability to add a land option. With the NCL itinerary, we could not add excursions on the embarkation or debarkation days nor any days before or after the cruise. Tell people about ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


A lot less than expected

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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10803
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

First of all never ever let the Cruise book your airline tickets it took us 30 hours to get home. Cruise embarkation was fine .Rooms were clean and very nice room attendant did a great job cleaning but she was so busy she really didn’t get much personal care and I don’t blame her I blame the Cruise for being understaffed. The food was mediocre. Varieties in the buffet minimal. Especially ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


Beautiful ship, beautiful itinerary, wonderful shows

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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runningred1
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

we did a 6 day land tour first then the 7 day cruise. We enjoyed most of the land portion. Our tour guide Jacob and bus driver Penny were excellent. Very knowledgeable of Alaska and Jacob even stopped at grocery stores since our hotel rooms had refrigerators. I would say the only portion of the land that I did not like and I think it would be better was the last day before boarding the ship. We ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Many people with unreported Covid

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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GolfHouse
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I choice this cruise for the itinerary. Alaska was beautiful but it was obvious that people were walking around the ship with Covid symptoms. People were coughing and not attempting to stay away from others. Staff didn’t seem to care and I didn’t see a lot of cleaning in the stairwells or elevators and other highly touched areas like I have seen in past cruises probably due to staff shortages. I ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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