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Norwegian Jewel Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2271 reviews
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To little time ashore, louzy dj at evening/night. Good as a simple family cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2018
Cabin: Mid-Ship Inside
Smoke from so called clean engines of the Jewel.

Joined this cruise as a friend was looking to share a cabin with.

Generally saying the ship spent to much time navigating from one port to the other and spent ample time when it was at a location, making it not possible to make a longer trip ashore. If you really want to do something you had to take NCL's expensive shore excursions.

For example: Auckland docked 12.00 pm, which does not mean you can get off the ship at that time, there is paperwork to be done and the NCL shore excursion people go first. (This is especially time consuming when tendering, which was not the case with Auckland) aboard latest 07.30 pm. This for the major city of New Zealand?

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Inside

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The shower/toilet cabin had a toilet that didn't have enough room in front of it, so I (1m85 6'2") had to sit sideways all the time, which had effect on the cleanless after flushing ;-(. Was using the toilet brush a lot...The lights could no be dimmed, so a cosy atmosphere could only be made by hanging something over the reading lights. There was a uncomfortable distance between the two matresses of the double bad as these came apart in use.

This was the same in some of the other cabins I saw (inside and balcony).

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