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We just finished a northbound Alaska cruise from Vancouver to Seward. This is our second NCL cruise in less than 12 months and we continue to be impressed with the level of service. We always buy the specialty dining packages and they are very reasonable for the quality of the food. The promotion packages are also part of the reason we book early as they are a good deal... just beware you pay tax on them even though they are “ free” ( the cost of tax of the premium beverage package can be a bit spendy) as Latitude members we got to board in the priority line this time and it really made a difference. The suites get you access to breakfast and lunch in Moderno restaurant (exclusive to suites and Haven guests) which was nice as I really dislike the chaos of the buffet! The crew was amazing as always, and one of the reasons we have chosen to sail exclusively with NCL. We already have our next cruise ( Panama Canal) boooked on NCL!

Great cruise with unbelievable weather!

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review by Elmersgma

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: July 2019
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony
We just finished a northbound Alaska cruise from Vancouver to Seward. This is our second NCL cruise in less than 12 months and we continue to be impressed with the level of service. We always buy the specialty dining packages and they are very reasonable for the quality of the food. The promotion packages are also part of the reason we book early as they are a good deal... just beware you pay tax on them even though they are “ free” ( the cost of tax of the premium beverage package can be a bit spendy) as Latitude members we got to board in the priority line this time and it really made a difference. The suites get you access to breakfast and lunch in Moderno restaurant (exclusive to suites and Haven guests) which was nice as I really dislike the chaos of the buffet! The crew was amazing as always, and one of the reasons we have chosen to sail exclusively with NCL. We already have our next cruise ( Panama Canal) boooked on NCL!
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Cabin Review

Penthouse with Large Balcony
Cabin SF 10166
We booked this aft cabin because we wanted to see the difference from the mini suite we stayed in during out last cruise on NCL. It did not disappoint. We loved the butler service and took advantage of eating breakfast in our room a few days when we were on a tight timeline for a shore excursion. The extra large balcony was a nice touch and we did our Hubbard glacier viewing from there after the boat started heading out of the bay, which was an added treat. We had a kind sized bed and all the luggage fit under it wh8hc left a tone of room.
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