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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Jewel
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974 Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


MileHighBill avatar

MileHighBill

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great NZ cruise

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We did an Auckland to Sydney cruise on the Jewel from Feb 4th to 14th. We choose this cruise because of the number of stops in New Zealand. We favor Celebrity, but picked this for the itinerary. We had been on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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2CruiseGirlFL

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever....

This was the Best cruise I have ever been on. It was a Holiday cruise in December and just the Best Time!!! Christmas caroling, cookies and fun things to do. And the Christmas buffets were spectacular. The food ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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MkeCruzn

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing New Zealand, great ship, great fun

We selected this ship and itinerary because we wanted to visit this part of the world for the first time. Cruising seemed an ideal way to see a lot of New Zealand including the sounds on the South Island. We planned ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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okema

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best ship in the NCL fleet

This was my 3rd cruise on the NCL Jewel and it did not disappoint. I am a solo traveler and NCL is the best for solos. I always get an oceanview cabin on deck 5 midship. So comfortable and close to mid and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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helena and paul

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

FANTASTIC - South Pacific Island Hopper - 10 Ports of Call !

I have been cruising since I was a kid because my Mom loved crusing - so she started us off young! I took my son on his first cruise when he was 5 - and he said it was better than Disneyland! I must concur. This ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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PiaItalia

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Food, Great Entertainment, Outstanding Service

We chose to cruise because my wife and I have never been to this part of the world (French Polynesia, American Samoa, New Caledonia) and we wanted to see Tahiti & Bora Bora, especially (Tahiti because of its history ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mystic1963

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Had a great time

We booked this cruise for the itinerary - and the fact we could do back to back all the way to Sydney. We had a balcony cabin - number 9644 in this case It was perfectly fine but since the ship was in dry ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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trivimp

7 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Jewel on the Pacific Coast

100% enjoyed this cruise, which was a repositioning cruise at the end of the Alaska season. I booked it as a whim, but it ended up being one of my favorite experiences to date. The Jewel is just the right size ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Sthoedel

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding west coast trip with great food and entertainment

I chose this cruise partly because it conveniently started in my home town, Vancouver, and ended up in my bud's town, LA. We try to take a trip every year someplace together, and I had never been on a cruise before. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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JimD2019

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A worthwhile Alaska cruise vacation - enjoyed it immensely!

Embarkation took a long time as it seemed all 2380 passengers arrived within a 30-minute window so the queues took well over an hour to check in. Luggage arrived to our stateroom promptly though (just after we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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1556Belvedere

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

" Fantastic Voyage "

I chose this Cruise along with my fellow friends. ( Choir and Ukelele Groups. ) I was able to utilize my Scooter on-board and that allowed myself to enjoy every adventure and opportunity offered. I had a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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EarthaLouise

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A M A Z I N G !

I was a bit worried about a "cold weather" cruise because I'd never experienced one. Surprise! The weather did not in any way interfere with our great time and wonderful experiences. We saw the Northern Lights!!! ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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CC rider one

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bucket list vacation

The cruise was the second part of my Alaska adventure . Something I have always wanted to experience. The ports and excursions were amazing , the scenery breathtaking and we saw bears ! We had a mini suite with a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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bvett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska Cruise 2019

We chose a balcony stateroom and so glad that we did. We could watch the scenery and Hubbard glacier right from our room. We also watched for wildlife and took pictures from our balcony. The service, food, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MJ Travels

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another great Alaskan experience

Ship: The NCL Jewel did not disappoint. From start to finish this boat looked great. Never once did I see any aging on this ship at all. It was recently refurbished within the last year and is obviously maintained ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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hiker1114

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Alaska cruise with Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier--AMAZING

We elected to go northbound to also do an active land portion on our own afterward. The cruise was FANTASTIC!!! Specialty dining was great (esp. Le Bistro and Cagney's). If you plan to do speciality dining make ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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namastenana

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska Cruise on NCL Jewel was perfect!

Our previous cruise was on NCL and in booking a trip to Alaska, we choose it again and were not disappointed. The NCL Jewel was updated last fall and feels like a new ship. Our mini-suite was perfect with a little ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ddmcruiser

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Bucket list item checked

We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary this year by cruising Alaska. Only been on Carnival before, can't say I was over-impressed with Norwegian but had absolutely no complaints. Totally personal preference ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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joro272

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well exceeded my expectations!

I just wanted to take a ship to Alaska. The Jewel fit my itinerary and took me there. I had little expectations other than to go from BC to Seward. The meals were absolutely incredible, the service and staff were ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Princess Mom

1 Review Written

Fantastic ship and service

Did a lot of research before choosing this cruise for me and my teenage daughter. We knew we wanted to spend a few days in the Anchorage area before cruising. This cruise started in Seward and ended in Vancouver. It ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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TBloom4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful

This was our first cruise. We wanted to cruise Alaska and Norwegian offered us that opportunity. The staff on this ship are exceptional hosts. We felt very welcomed and pampered. Honestly we did not know what to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Lewissister

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Alaska Adventure

My family and I chose this cruise because we wanted to cruise southbound from Seward to Vancouver. We liked the ports that were included and the available dates. Embarkation went very smoothly which was great ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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TQuila

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, great service, excellent entertainment, good itinerary

Before boarding, we spent several days in Alaska on our own. The day we boarded, we traveled from Anchorage to Seward via the Coastal Classic route on the Alaska Railroad. Although we booked independently from NCL, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AmFish

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No complaints. Really.

How often can you say that you had a vacation with almost no complaints? This was my first cruise, as well as my first time in Alaska. I couldn't have imagined a better experience! My friend and I arrived in ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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ckhima

1 Review Written

Perfect cruise to Alaska

Norwegian cruise was a smooth sail for us all. The checkin/checkout process was very well organized compared to any other cruise we have done so far. The range of restaurants and variety of food this ship offered ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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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