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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Miami

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Miami

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23 Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Miami


tlpenney avatar

tlpenney

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Caribbean

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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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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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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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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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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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oceansideny

1 Review Written

Rethink Freestyle if you are with a large group

First time doing a freestyle cruise. Liked the flexibility, but we agreed that for a large group (8 in my family, 8 in friends) it was difficult to coordinate dinner and show. It is much easier when you know the ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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musicman85

1 Review Written

Started The Year Off With A Bang!

This was my third cruise with Norwegian and was really excited. I traveled with my family: mom, dad, and sister this time to the Western Caribbean. The Norwegian Jewel is such a fabulous ship. It's bright, vibrant, ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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monkey bars

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Much Needed Family Time

We primarily sail Royal Caribbean and Disney but have sailed four times on NCL and once each on Princess and Carnival. We have had mixed reviews on NCL's "freestyle dining" option and casual form of cruising during ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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ABIceQueen

1 Review Written

Johnson Jewel Jaunt

Last year I took 12/13 of my family to Disney World and then a S. Caribbean cruise. I have decided I would rather spend my and their inheritance while I am alive. What at time we had....Youngest was just 6 ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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Uniall

12 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

NCLs Jewel is a jewel

THE TRANSATLANTIC was GREAT. We started with daytime temperatures of 80 degrees in Miami and finished at 65 degrees in Dover. That was a drop of about 1 degree a day over the 12 day cruise. The seas were calm to ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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asylum575

2 Reviews Written

Jewel of a cruise

We had a very good time, maybe close to great. We are a family of 4 with a 5 yr old and a 15 month old. We've cruised before and consider ourselves experienced cruisers. Our family makeup limited us from certain ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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xyzed

3 Reviews Written

First time on NCL

We landed at around 9:35am and took a cab from Miami airport to the port. The cab drivers are rude, obnoxious and nasty. The City of Miami should require that all cab drivers took a class on customer service. If it ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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teachnh

1 Review Written

A Jewel of a Christmas Gift

We flew down Friday to Miami two nights early and stayed at the Miami Airport Embassy Suites. It was a really nice hotel. The children loved the large atrium with Koi pond. Every evening there was a managers ...
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Sail Date January 2009


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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