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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Miami

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Miami

Traveler rating

Excellent

23

Very Good

13

Average

5

Poor

4

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

47

Romantic Cruises

17

Senior Cruises

12

Spring Break Cruises

12

Holiday Cruises

10

47 Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Miami


coreyglab1955 avatar

coreyglab1955

1 Review Written

Full transit of the Panama Canal, a must for any seasoned traveler.

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Even if you know the history, have seen the documentaries and understand the engineering, a full passage of the Panama Canal is a MUST for any lover of history, science or travel. The senior crew members were very ...
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Sail Date February 2017


peggysue79 avatar

peggysue79

1 Review Written

Panama Canal

We chose this cruise because my brother pics all our cruises and I just trust his choices..lol. I have been traveling with Norwegian for 4 years now and it is amazing. So spoiled by the time i get home,have a hard ...
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Sail Date February 2017


TCHQ avatar

TCHQ

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time is also Last Time

This was my first time with Norwegian. Honestly, I was very disappointed with everything, from food to entertainment. For 15 days, we had the same menu in the Garden Café, in specialty dining venues like Chin ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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tigergirl1019

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

More venue for ballroom dancing

One thing that surprised me that is dramatic different from the Royal Caribbean cruise is the ballroom dancing music perform by the bands. Each band only perform an hour so we always had to switch from one band to ...
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Sail Date December 2016


tlpenney avatar

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


fourstar avatar

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


morgan8 avatar

morgan8

1 Review Written

OK cruise, food dissapointing, shore excursions horrible

Though I had a great time, this is the most disappointing cruise I have been on. Positive random thought: The cabin was very nice. The shower was the largest I have seen on a cruise line. The Circus Bijou show was ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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starfirelb

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our first Norwegian Cruise

This was our first cruise with Norwegian having cruise with Carnival twice. And our first 7 day cruise. Embarkation: Embarkation went well. Not to many problems. It was a little warm inside but luckily by the time ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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jbrinkerhoff

1 Review Written

Something for everyone in the family....

Our kids (16, 13, and 11) as well as my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. There were plenty of teens due to Spring Break and many couples in our age category. The NCL employees were incredibly wonderful, ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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FLSMH1961

1 Review Written

First Time Cruiser with Norwegian

This was my first time cruising with NCL; have only cruised with Royal Carribean in the past and was hesitant about trying a new one since Royal was top of the line experience. Pros: Stateroom: We had 2 inside rooms ...
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Sail Date April 2010


macmikey avatar

macmikey

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time NCL and the Jewel

It's been awhile since I blogged, so I thought this trip we just finished might be a good place to start back up again. Cruise. Yep, I went on a cruise. Those who know me may be thinking 'what? He went on a ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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poodletabbyparrot123

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Just came home -- Not Happy with Cruise

This is the first time that I have written a review. I have been on about 18 cruises. This was my first experience with NCL. I will share some pros and cons. Pros: Stateroom: We had a nice balcony with great ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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reggiewhite

1 Review Written

More Family Time Than We Expected But....

We flew into Miami from Wisconsin the night before the cruise. There's just no telling with the weather. Spent the night at the airport Embassy Suite. They were overbooked so we got a room with a different sleeping ...
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Sail Date March 2010


misand avatar

misand

11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Jewel for Us.

We had a wonderful time on the Jewel. We have been on 6 prior cruises; this was our second on NCL. We flew into Tampa and drove down to Miami. The drive took about 4 hours. It was an easy drive and we saw quite a ...
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Sail Date March 2010


scottfay avatar

scottfay

1 Review Written

No rating

Still searching ...

Background Information - We are in our 30's and traveled with our family of four (two elementary aged children) as well as my husband's parents. This was my 6th cruise, but my first NCL freestyle cruise. I have ...
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Sail Date March 2010


Warmer Climes avatar

Warmer Climes

5 Reviews Written

Another great family cruise

We sailed on the Jewel on February 22 and would give the cruise a B+. It was our sixth cruise and fourth on NCL, and there were four of us including our 24 y.o. son and 11 y.o. daughter. We stayed the night before ...
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Sail Date February 2010


anchor38 avatar

anchor38

1 Review Written

Chilly but Fun

Our trip began with an overnight in KC at Embassy Suites and SWA flight to FFL. $35 taxi ride to Hardrock Hotel and Super Shuttle $32 each plus 20% tax next day to Port of Miami. The only warm day was at Roatan. ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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flossU2

2 Reviews Written

Our family cruise on the Jewel

We left Indianapolis on AirTrans for Ft. Lauderdale Florida on the 20th of February 2010. Upon arrival we had already confirmed with SAS transportation to take us to our hotel in Miami. I cannot recommend this ...
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Sail Date February 2010


Latrobe avatar

Latrobe

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Neither snow nor sleet...nor Super Bowls could stop us.

NORWEGIAN JEWEL, February 7-14, 2010. How many realized it was Super Bowl weekend in Miami when they booked this cruise? Not until we learned the very mediocre Ft. Lauderdale Airport Cruise Port Hotel was charging ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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SolidGoldCruiser

1 Review Written

Two Jewels For Us - One Of Them Was

Background and Travel to Port We are two young seniors who were looking forward to enjoying our 12th cruise with NCL. We live on the southern coast of Virginia, a region that rarely gets snow (ahem!!); however, to ...
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Sail Date January 2010


krennen avatar

krennen

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise

Just back from the Jewel sailing Jan 24-31. This was our 7th cruise but first with NCL. We had a inside cabin with 3 adults—not any extra space but we just slept there anyway! The cabin was the smallest of any of ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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the_drifter_00

1 Review Written

Norweign Jewel is not as bad as some critics say it is!

Well back to work after getting back from my 7 day cruise on the NCL Jewel. Prior to taking cruise I searched the Internet for reviews of the ship and see what people had to say. Now that I have experienced Free ...
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Sail Date January 2010


margo51 avatar

margo51

1 Review Written

Fantastic week on the Jewel January 17-24, 2010

We flew into FLL on 1/17 and took the SAS shuttle to Port of Miami. Embarkation was relatively quick and very easy. Rooms were ready in the early afternoon. Our room was spotless, as was the rest of the ship. ...
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Sail Date January 2010


gailg123 avatar

gailg123

1 Review Written

NCL Rocks - Freestyle is the only way to go

I would absolutely go on a cruise with NCL again. It was an amazing experience and I loved it. We were aboard the Norwegian Jewel, which was spectacular. Here are my observationa: Public Rooms - None of them are ...
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Sail Date December 2009


Jatimer avatar

Jatimer

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome Cruise

We did a western Caribbean sailing from Miami on Jan 3, 2010. There were 7 of us altogether in 2 cabins. My wife and self and three kids (12, 10, 7) as well as my parents. For us it was our first cruise, my parents ...
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Sail Date January 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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