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This is an average cruise ship with small rooms. (Read my room review) The food was decent and complimentary Juices, lemonade and water when dining. They confiscate your wine at check in (San Pedro) as they have NO SYSTEM for counting and charging corkage for it when you are dropping off your bags at the curb. We received ours at 9pm the first night, ridiculous system currently in place. They have an adult pool and children's side by side. Smoking is upstairs above it at the Sky High Bar and fun crowd. Many Children, Elderly and Honeymooners on the ship. Not a lot of teens. The restaurants have similar food (Tsar's and Azur). When returning from a excursion you are double checked and xray machine for alcohol. If you have it is confiscated and returned to you on the last night. The Las Caletas Hideaway excursion is very fun, but not recommended for anyone who has a hard time walking. Free stand up paddle boarding, snorkeling, inner tubes, kayaking and fun floating docks. Decent Lunch too. You cannot bring a wheelchair. Beware of being bombarded with Mexicans when leaving the ship in Mazatlán and Cabo trying to sell you taxi rides and ship rides. It's crazy. Do not let them touch you, by putting bracelets on you ..SAY NO. Be prepared when leaving the ship to stand in a line with hundreds of people.. be prepared.

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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review by debranear

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This is an average cruise ship with small rooms. (Read my room review) The food was decent and complimentary Juices, lemonade and water when dining. They confiscate your wine at check in (San Pedro) as they have NO SYSTEM for counting and charging corkage for it when you are dropping off your bags at the curb. We received ours at 9pm the first night, ridiculous system currently in place. They have an adult pool and children's side by side. Smoking is upstairs above it at the Sky High Bar and fun crowd. Many Children, Elderly and Honeymooners on the ship. Not a lot of teens. The restaurants have similar food (Tsar's and Azur). When returning from a excursion you are double checked and xray machine for alcohol. If you have it is confiscated and returned to you on the last night. The Las Caletas Hideaway excursion is very fun, but not recommended for anyone who has a hard time walking. Free stand up paddle boarding, snorkeling, inner tubes, kayaking and fun floating docks. Decent Lunch too. You cannot bring a wheelchair.

Beware of being bombarded with Mexicans when leaving the ship in Mazatlán and Cabo trying to sell you taxi rides and ship rides. It's crazy. Do not let them touch you, by putting bracelets on you ..SAY NO. Be prepared when leaving the ship to stand in a line with hundreds of people.. be prepared.
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Cabin Review

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Cabin BD 9652
The couch is the size of a single bed and once it is pulled out you cannot exit to the balcony. The room is very small. The bathroom has a door to pull if you use the toilet. Only 1 person can stand at the sink. The toilet paper is single ply. You do have a fridge to remove all of the mini bar items and add your own water or if you pay the corkage and bring your own wine. They keep ice coolers in the hallways for you to get your own ice.The water tastes decent from the faucet. Plenty of hangars and shelves and drawers and big space under the bed.The balcony door is very hard to pull (takes two hands). Plenty of privacy on the balcony. This room in below Tsars restaurant Main restaurant and O Sheehans (which has sports events on TV). Long walk to the forward deck to the pool and Stardust Theatre (if you cannot walk that well). Hallways are very small and almost impossible for wheelchairs while the staff is cleaning. Bring walkers if you can. A couple of current movie channels are on the TV and a clock is on the phone. The gym was great.
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