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Miami Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Miami

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Excellent

181

Very Good

85

Average

48

Poor

15

Terrible

6

Cruise type

181 Miami Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


algebrateacher avatar

algebrateacher

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Two Wonderful Weeks!

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I have wanted to sail the full Panama Canal cruise for years. Now that we are retired, my husband and I could do it! We flew to Miami two days before departure, so we could have some fun in Miami. We cruised the Bay ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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fjkjr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Incredible Panama Canal Cruise on NCL Jewel

SImply a great cruise - The ship was fantastic, the crew incredibly attentive and polite, the food delicious, and the entertainment top notch. Loved all restaurants except Cagney's atmosphere did not do the food, ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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sprkysrn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing trip

My Husband has always been a Panama Canal Buff. So when I saw this cruise I gave it to him for our 38th wedding anniversary. Actually we spent our 39th for this cruise. Everything was great from our cabin steward ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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JohnAK

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal Tranfer Cruise

We had an amazing experience. The staff were incredible. Never saw a grumpy face. Every day on board we were made to feel very special. The specialty restaurants provide a quality meal. I am 74 and the just had the ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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mr.blessed

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

West Bound Panama Canal

We chose this cruise because it was Her turn to choose! It has been on Rachel's bucket list for awhile now. Mine too, a win win I call it! This was our first time on Norwegian and It was not a disappointment. I ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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trwmichelle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall Experience

I wanted to see the Panama Canal and surrounding countries. This was my retirement present. This was a great price, and the idea of a 14 day cruise sounded wonderful. It did not disappoint. Getting to see the panama ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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janetandnoel

1 Review Written

Excellent experience

We chose this cruise because of The Panama Canal complete journey. I was apprehensive about the idea of 'free style cruising' however. Having been on a Celebrity cruise in November I also hoped it would compete ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Traveling 12s

1 Review Written

Great Cruise

This was a really terrific cruise. Spent a few extra days in Miami prior to sailing and went into every port of call. The crew and staff were fantastic. Food was great minus a few small problems. Entertainment ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Ree5676

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing 14 Day Panama Canal Cruise!

This is our 2nd time on the Jewel! We enjoyed it so much in 2015 for Alaska. We booked the same suite for the Panama Canal! Priority embarkation went smoothly and very fast! We stayed in 10004 Haven Owners Suite ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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bg&bg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Crew Ever!

Our 20+ cruises with NCL have had always had great crews. On our most recent Jewel cruise last month (Miami-Los Angeles via the Panama Canal) left us with the impression that NCL had conspired to hand-pick "the best ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Wardma

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Entertainment was outstanding! Activities were light hearted and fun!

The Norwegian Jewel has a great crew that works hard to meet the cruisers needs. The service and food for our Ultimate Dinning Package was amazing. The varied entertainment was interesting and added to an ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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mkesolo

5 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Best Solo Trip Ever

I always want to see the Panama Canal and the price and timing of this cruise was perfect. I went as a solo traveler and NCL is the best with solo travelers. Jeff Guallar on the Cruise Director staff was great, ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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daryleann

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Transit; Awesome Trip!

I read with interest the reviews about the 'old Jewel' but you would never know it was old as the signs were interactive and the colors were bright. Yes, our cabin showed wear, but it is bound to show wear after all ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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wvfrogg

7 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ever!

We were treated royally from the first moment we arrived at the dock onward. Embarkation was seamless and easy. Our suite was absolutely wonderful, and our steward & butler were fantastic. The food was terrific ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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tlpenney

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Caribbean

We had an awesome cruise! NCL are the best and their employees are fabulous. We went as a group; myself, wife 2 year old son, inlaws. We stayed in adjoining mini suites and loved it. Our room ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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fly757s

2 Reviews Written

Another enjoyable NCL experience!

I booked my cruise through whats called a interline agency this time. It's a travel agency that caters to employees of the travel industry. (I am a flight attendant) I think I paid around 369p/p(before tax) for a ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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PALAPALA

1 Review Written

The jewel is a diamond

We normally spend our vacations on the Hawaiian Islands; however, after visiting the islands for the last 9 years in a row, we needed a change, so we opted to take an eastern Caribbean on the NCL Dawn in 2009. When ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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CynthiaB

2 Reviews Written

First Time Cruise - Anniversary and Birthday Celebration!

For first time cruisers my husband and I did intensive research about cruise lines/ships and destinations. We were wavering between the Caribbean and Mexican Riviera. When we found this "repo" cruise and saw the ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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qnsgirl

1 Review Written

I came, I saw, I escaped from Miami

This cruise, from April 11th through April 23rd, caught my eye because I liked the idea of starting in one port and ending up in my home port of NYC. I flew home immediately after cruising Alaska and will never do ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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crusin fools

7 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

THE JEWEL OF THE CARIBBEAN

We have always booked cruises leaving the NYC area since we are not fond of flying. However, this cruise looked very interesting and we couldn't pass it up..So we flew down to Miami the same day as the cruise. It ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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fourstar

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Lucky 13 on the Jewel

This was our eleventh cruise on various cruise lines but our first repositioning cruise. We had taken two previous NCL cruises and liked the "Freestyle" concept. The Jewel left Miami and after six ports and 13 ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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Beachbum1944

3 Reviews Written

13 Day Repo-Best Ever Cruise

This was our 6th cruise on NCL and absolutely the best. We flew out of Newark to Miami the day before the cruise with no problems. Stayed at La Quinta East along with a bunch of other CC'ers. The hotel was fine, ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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cjsebastian

3 Reviews Written

PERFECT Days on a Cruise!

This was our 14th cruise, 3rd on NCL. We were a group of 6, 4 in our late 50's and 2 "80-ish" aunties. Our overall comment on NCL is that they need to update into the technology age for their web site, their ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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jettaflavor

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Floating Nursing Home...

Greetings! Okay, so here's my review of the 2 week NCL Jewel Repositioning Cruise, departing April 11th from Miami and returning April 24th in NYC. Please note - in regards to my review: 1) I am 30 years old 2) ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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CruiseLunatic

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mighty fine cruise

Norwegian Jewel April 4th, 2010 Please excuse my habit of being ALL OVER THE PLACE with my writing. I will start by mentioning the gathering set up for the folks who were on the CruiseCritic Roll Call for this ...
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Sail Date April 2010


Norwegian Jewel Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service3.04.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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