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Staff members, great, especially assistant who booked our Valentine's Day dinner and Tarynn, in the internet shop. Say hello...Very sweet person with the most terrific smile and laugh. She made my cruise. The ship's activities were abysmal. The ship's band, Souled Out, grew tiresome REALLY fast. The ship had a great DJ;he was left to start playing near MIDNIGHT. If you are in your 50s and would like to REALLY dance off the nice meal from Cagneys, you best prepare yourself to start then or suffer with Souled Out. The constant hawking of bingo cards and products, especially after a nice relaxing massage, defeats the purpose of the massage. It is equivalent to being hassled at the ports, and I don't mind being hassled at the ports, honestly. But, seriously, the masseuse would not take no for an answer! No more spa passes for us. Dining room dinners, awful. Buffet and Chin Chin, edible. Tropical Four, a good band. If you go for the ports, you will love this cruise. If you are in your 50s and would really love to dance to a DJ spinning good records, fuhgetaboutit, until near midnight...by then, your blood sugar will have sufficiently damaged your innards and your ears hurt from listening to Souled Out, as the poor thing struggle to live up to the songs you are familiar with. :) 60 mins of Souled Out is ENOUGH, Mr. Cruise Director. Let the DJ play! It is all the 50 somethings have to look forward to...as during the daytime, there is hardly anything to do, but people watch. And, that, we did a LOT. Just so you know.... :)

Staff great, activities below par

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review by Jammingjoe

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Staff members, great, especially assistant who booked our Valentine's Day dinner and Tarynn, in the internet shop. Say hello...Very sweet person with the most terrific smile and laugh. She made my cruise. The ship's activities were abysmal. The ship's band, Souled Out, grew tiresome REALLY fast. The ship had a great DJ;he was left to start playing near MIDNIGHT. If you are in your 50s and would like to REALLY dance off the nice meal from Cagneys, you best prepare yourself to start then or suffer with Souled Out.

The constant hawking of bingo cards and products, especially after a nice relaxing massage, defeats the purpose of the massage. It is equivalent to being hassled at the ports, and I don't mind being hassled at the ports, honestly. But, seriously, the masseuse would not take no for an answer! No more spa passes for us.

Dining room dinners, awful. Buffet and Chin Chin, edible. Tropical Four, a good band. If you go for the ports, you will love this cruise. If you are in your 50s and would really love to dance to a DJ spinning good records, fuhgetaboutit, until near midnight...by then, your blood sugar will have sufficiently damaged your innards and your ears hurt from listening to Souled Out, as the poor thing struggle to live up to the songs you are familiar with. :) 60 mins of Souled Out is ENOUGH, Mr. Cruise Director. Let the DJ play! It is all the 50 somethings have to look forward to...as during the daytime, there is hardly anything to do, but people watch. And, that, we did a LOT. Just so you know.... :)
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Obstructed Oceanview
Cabin OK 8570
Our first cabin was awful. However, they took care of the problem and I give them high marks for customer satisfaction.
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