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Norwegian Jewel Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2284 reviews
16 Awards

Shake, Rattle and Throw (up)

Review for Norwegian Jewel to the Western Caribbean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Nov 2014
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony
Traveled with children

The ship rocked and shook continuously. If the constant rocking and chugging does not make you sick, then the constant singing in the inferior buffet dining about "washy, washy, washy" will make most definitely nauseate you. This was my 10th cruise; second on NCL. The first time was 20 years ago on a different ship which at the time was probably new and simply re-christened as the Jewel. We had a balcony room which was exactly the same size as any other ship I have been on - only this one was completely outdated.

The food was awful. Usually I try to lose 10 pounds before going on a cruise so I can eat away and not feel guilty about gaining. I probably lost 15 pounds on this cruise. The choices that were repeated nightly were slim. The "specials" of the night were especially disgusting.

Our steward kept the room clean but didn't seem overly excited to clean or replenish towels and toilet paper as needed. I am a neat-freak so I do not let the room get messy. There were three of us in the room - and cruise lovers know you are not in the room that much. But when we would go out for the day and come back at 2ish and the room still had not been cleaned and the hallways smelled like dirty socks - well it was not pleasant.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony

Cabin BA

Needs to be redecorated.

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