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Miami to the Western Caribbean Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Western Caribbean
Miami

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34 Miami to the Western Caribbean Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


nathb189 avatar

nathb189

1 Review Written

A Norwegian jewel with no shine!

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This was our 7Th cruise. We already had been on Carnival 4 times, and once on RC and Princess, all of them very nice.This trip was the longest, 13 nights! Embarkation was fine and quick enough. Once we got on board ...
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Sail Date April 2010


Lawgrrl avatar

Lawgrrl

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Western Caribbean

We're a couple in our late 50's living in Portland, OR. As a native Californian, I need to get away in the winter and escape the rain, dark and cold. After two cruises of the Mexican Riviera onboard the NCL Star, we ...
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Sail Date January 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


lah66 avatar

lah66

1 Review Written

Very Cool (cold?) time on the Jewel- Feb. 28th!

Pre-cruise: My Mom and I flew into Miami from Grand Rapids Michigan on Feb. 27th. We stayed at the Courtyard By Marriott Miami Downtown for the night. Our room was average and there was no continetal breakfast, so ...
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Sail Date February 2010


nonanon avatar

nonanon

1 Review Written

A fun cruise with lackluster food on the NCL Jewel

My wife and I sailed on the Jewel the week of Feb. 7th. This was my first NCL outing and I'm not sure there will be a second. It was Superbowl Sunday when we boarded so the night before we planned to stay in Miami. ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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RandyPeggy

6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxation

Sailed on the NCL Jewel from Miami on 1/24 for a 7 day, Western Caribbean itinerary of Roatan, Belize, Costa Maya and what was supposed to be the private island Great Stirrup Cay (GSC). However, because there was a ...
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Sail Date January 2010


13specialk avatar

13specialk

7 Reviews Written

A Comfortable Cruise on the Jewel

This was our third cruise on the Jewel and she continues to impress us. Although over five years old now she still looks good to us. Very clean and well maintained. Note to NCL: We found the staff on the Jewel to ...
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Sail Date January 2010


arabrab avatar

arabrab

2 Reviews Written

NCL Jewel -- The Carry On, Polar Fleece Cruise

Review -- Norwegian Jewel, Western Caribbean January 10-17, 2009 with husband and teenage daughter. This was a first for us in several ways -- first time on NCL, first time doing a cruise with only carry-on luggage, ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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trish1c

8 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lousy weather but still a good cruise

Jewel Jan 3, 2010 - Jan 10, 2010 This was my 5th cruise, 4th on NCL having previously sailed the Sky (before she was the POA), the Dawn & the Gem. It was DH's 2nd cruise, all on NCL. We had gotten engaged on the ...
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Sail Date January 2010


tbear2762 avatar

tbear2762

1 Review Written

Freestyle is not for me

Background Information Let me start with a little bit of background information. This was my fourth cruise and my first cruise on NCL. My first cruise was in 99 on the SS Oceanic aka The Big Red Boat. If you ever ...
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Sail Date December 2009


sukie210 avatar

sukie210

1 Review Written

Holiday Cruise - 1st timers

Our experiences on the Jewel were mostly excellent. Our room was great - we had a balcony and it was wonderful to be able to sit there and relax, read, drink coffee, think... We enjoyed the food - the free style ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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quantumcruise

1 Review Written

Unforgettable!

For sake of reference, this was my second cruise - my first was a 7-day Eastern Caribbean cruise with Costa. Our cruise was a 7-night Western Caribbean cruise, with stops in Roatan (Honduras), Belize City, Costa ...
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Sail Date December 2009


djbso avatar

djbso

2 Reviews Written

Good Food, But What's With that Embarkation Process?

We won this cruise on a radio station contest and upgraded to a balcony. We have done 19 cruises with RCL, and have sailed Princess and other lines (Dolphin, remember them?), and we figured this was a good ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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terp2053

13 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

NCL Late Sign-up Bargain Cruise

In mid-November we had a week vacation lined up with nothing planned. We live in FL, so booking late and leaving on a holiday weekend did not create any transportation issues. The cost of a balcony cruise on this ...
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Sail Date November 2009


greysward avatar

greysward

3 Reviews Written

Second Cruise Nice as the First

This was our second cruise overall and with NCL. We sailed to Alaska last year in July with a group of 20 others and nearly all of us came back for this cruise. We flew to Miami the day before cruise departure and ...
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Sail Date November 2009


DavieMike avatar

DavieMike

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Not all that bad.

Overall this was a pretty good trip. We had not been on a cruise in about 1 1/2 years, and I believer the cruise business is changing which makes direct comparisons difficult. Overall I would compare this to a good ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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kath052983

1 Review Written

First Cruisers Review - Norweigan Jewel

Overall, we had a wonderful first time cruise. Lot's of food and activities. Found the staff to be nice overall. Stopped at Cozumel (recommend the Speed Boat excursion if you are highly adventurous, as the waves ...
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Sail Date March 2009


deedee1958 avatar

deedee1958

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Anniversary escape on the Jewel

My husband and I spent 9 days on the Norwegian Jewel march 6th - the 15th. This is my 10th cruise. I have cruised with, in order of my favorite to least favorite, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Princess, ...
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Sail Date March 2009


DaisyA avatar

DaisyA

2 Reviews Written

Good cruise for the price...

Let me preface this review with a few notes. First, the only reason that we took this cruise with NCL was because we had a fairly generous peace offering from NCL due to our first experience with them on the Sky in ...
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Sail Date March 2009


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Greymeowsr

7 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

The 5-Day Final Leg of a 14-Day Cruise

As opposed to the 9-day cruise which preceded this 5-day cruise, those sailing were considerably younger and there were many more children. Some adults over-partied, but all the children we encountered were great. ...
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Sail Date January 2009


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jerryr67

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Super last minuter suprise!

We flew into Miami and grabbed the NCL shuttle for 20pp (but was probably 15pp in advance because they offered that price for the ride back) to the pier. Easy enough, although we didn't book it before so we had to ...
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Sail Date January 2009


jraimann avatar

jraimann

2 Reviews Written

Freestyling on NCL.....mostly all pros!

After sailing on Carnival twice, Holland America once, this was our first time on NCL and we were not disappointed. Embarkation was a breeze. We arrived at the pier at 11:30 AM via an off site shuttle service ...
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Sail Date December 2008


pennington avatar

pennington

1 Review Written

Relaxation on our first cruise

Well... let me tell ya' story 'bout a man named... My wife and I (early 40s) wanted to get away from the cold of PA for a while and decided to take our first cruise. We're frugal people who enjoy the sunshine and ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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KSDispatcher

3 Reviews Written

Nice Vacation

This is only our second cruise.....our first was in March on board the RCCL Serenade of the Seas. Getting on the ship took about an hour or so. It really wasn't a problem though. Once on the ship we went ...
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Sail Date November 2008


Smooky avatar

Smooky

9 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Caribbean

We just got back from our 7 night cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. There was a high level of anticipation from us to see this new ship. Since this is a new ship, the demand has been quite high, so accordingly, the ...
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Sail Date April 2006


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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