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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Low on NCL favorite ship list for a reason

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review by froggy1313

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2018
  • Destination: Pacific Coastal
  • Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview

This was the least favorite of my 4 NCL cruises (16 cruises total). This ship needs refurb. The carpets in the rooms are terrible. Some of the bad:

-Food was cold or cool almost 50% of the time in the MDR.

-How many times did the matre d’ speak to us? Zero. In 21 days. But he visited the table next to us nightly.

-JC Sanchez cruise director? Rarely left his office. Seen only at the show nightly

-debarkation in Seattle took over 2 hours. My friends missed their noon NCL booked flight.

-Internet was terrible. Out a solid 48 hours one time. They said they got a new satellite. It was worse after.

-Volume of noice was so loud you couldn’t sleep till after midnight. In a “quiet”room

-curtains had holes in them and Alaska sun shines 20 hours a day

-Menus very repitative on 21 day cruise, and no fresh Alaska salmon?.

-Chin Chin was really bad, and the food was half cold.

Good:

Fee dining was excellent

Activities were lively and plentiful

O’Sheehans was Great, and the staff and service excellent


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Cabin Review

Obstructed Oceanview
Cabin OK 8554

Awful. This room is obstructed and actually has a nice view. But the lifeboat is on a beam/platform outside the window. And crew can walk there. So you have to keep the drapes closed. And the room is above the Fyzz lounge. So super loud noice from 4 pm until after midnight.


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