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Miami to the Southern Caribbean Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Southern Caribbean
Miami

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56 Miami to the Southern Caribbean Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


wvfrogg avatar

wvfrogg

7 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ever!

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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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RLS122

3 Reviews Written

The Jewel Sparkled!

We had a wonderful cruise on the Norwegian Jewel - especially considering the lousy time we had on HAL in January. The Jewel sparkled! I love how they paint their ships, very colourful and welcoming, as were the ...
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Sail Date April 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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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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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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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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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


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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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PIPER50

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Charm on the Norweigan Jewel

Flights from Glasgow to London and then London to Miami were with British Airways. Can't praise them highly enough. The luggage was sent off in Glasgow and we did not see it again until Miami. Husband is disabled ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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cruiser1220

2 Reviews Written

A not too thrilling Jewel of a trip

We went on the Jewel leaving out of Miami (4/3/09) to the 9 day southern Caribbean. I'd cruised with NCL twice before and I have always loved it. My family and I went in one cabin and my elderly grandmother and aunt ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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lmt0714

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time on NCL, but not the last!

This was my 8th cruise and my husband's 2nd, but the first time on NCL for both of us. I work at a school so we had to cruise this week as it was my spring break. We were looking for a relaxing, romantic getaway ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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tkit7271

1 Review Written

well-pleased first time cruisers

This was the first-ever cruise for the wife and I and overall we were very pleased. My wife thinks she has found our vacations for the rest of our lives. Embarkation: very organized and speedy. The line we were ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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avabrooke

1 Review Written

Maybe my last NCL Cruse

We went on a spring break cruise on 4/3 out of Miami. This is my first time to the Caribbean. That part of the cruise I really enjoyed. My last NCL cruise was out of Los Angeles to Mexico on the Star. I liked that ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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kwala

2 Reviews Written

NCL JEWEL Outstanding cruise

Driving to the Port of Miami from Orlando took 4 hrs. Parked in garage C at $20 a day which I thought was way too much. Checked bags in with porter and made way to the NCL entrance to check in. EMBARKATION:Had to ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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Splat Inc

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Coruscating Jewel Nonpareil

Embarkation in Miami was a breeze. We arrived, sat down in the lounge, and were finally escorted to the atrium onboard to meet our concierge. Total time, ten minutes. Very nice and a definite thumbs up. Iris the ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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Seadawgsx2

5 Reviews Written

Looking for Mr. Good BAR

Over all the trip on Norwegian Jewel was good. My wife and I have sailed with NCL many times in the past but was surprised by the deceptive nature of the drinks served by the bars onboard. Twice they tried to pass ...
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Sail Date March 2009


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suzequ

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

WOW – What a Perfect Cruise

The Tuesday before our Friday embarkation NCL called with an upsell offer from our Mini-Suite to a Penthouse Suite. As a 20th anniversary treat my husband said, "yes", so we (hubby, 14 year old daughter and I) were ...
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Sail Date March 2009


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nice112

1 Review Written

NCL Southern Cruise

We flew to Ft. Lauderdale and drove to the Port of Miami the day of the cruise. Embarkation was smooth for the most part. We've been on the Jewel before so we already knew the layout of the ship. They greeted us as ...
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Sail Date March 2009


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can'twaittogoagain

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our 8th Cruise with NCL, 2nd time on the Jewel.

We flew down to FLL via AirTran the night before just in case the weather was bad, etc. Other than the usual running around Atlanta to make our connecting flight..all was smooth. I had gotten a very good rate ...
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Sail Date March 2009


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baseball16

6 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel not impressed

We left Ga on March 4, 2009 for our 9 day NCL cruise from Miami Fla. We stayed at the Fortune House Condo in downtown Miami. Miami is not an easy city, the Fortune House was not as bad as the reviews, however, it ...
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Sail Date March 2009


swishers5 avatar

swishers5

2 Reviews Written

9 Glorious Days on the Jewel

We just returned from 9 glorious days on the Jewel. As a background, this was our 7th cruise, 4th with NCL. Pre-Cruise Hotel We stayed at the LaQunita Airport East because it had free shuttle from airport to ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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Beachbum1944

3 Reviews Written

Another Great NCL Cruise

This was our 5th cruise, all on NCL. I will try to keep this report as brief as possible. I flew down a few days early to visit with friends and relatives. MaryAnn came down the day before the cruise. No ...
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Sail Date February 2009


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tpaprika

1 Review Written

From the Snow to the Sun, Sand and Sea

We always choose to spend a couple of nights in or near our departure city prior to taking a cruise. That way we are sure we don't miss our boat due to weather (we live in Denver and the airport closes ...
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Sail Date January 2009


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Greymeowsr

7 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

9-Day Leg of a 14-Day Cruise

We arrived in Miami the night before embarkation and stayed in a downtown motel. Grabbed a cab to the port, which we could see from the hotel. It was a good thing that embarkation was fast because it was a zoo, ...
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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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