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Norwegian Jewel Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2389 reviews
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Great cruise, slightly let down by a few issues

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Asia
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stephenhughes40
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Mar 2018
Cabin: Oceanview Picture Window

We chose this cruise because of its itinerary (China & Japan were top of our list). Unfortunately, the itinerary changed several times before our departure, which took some of the shine off it (particularly the loss of an overnight stop at Beijing, which left us with very little time in between travelling from and to the port where the ship was docked), and the removal of a stop in South Korea (although this one was down to Chinese legislation)

Embarkation was a bit of a nightmare, previous cruises we have been on, after checking in we have moved into a seperate 'holding area' waiting to board, but on this occasion everybody seemed to be hanging around together, making things rather confusing, blocking routes, etc.

Once onboard things did improve, with the good points being as follows:-

Cabin Review

Oceanview Picture Window

Cabin OC

needs to be designed better, and why does every cabin need an additional bunk bed??

Port Reviews

Hong Kong

Excellent 2 nt stay in Hong Kong prior to our cruise.

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