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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean from New Orleans
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"My husband and I decided to take a cruise after 20 years and do I feel stupid. I saw the add for free balcony upgrades and thought GREAT. well that didn't happen. We got one of the poorest rooms on the ship. We did..."Read More
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snowgirl42

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First cruise experience

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Eastern

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plectonema

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

We had a group of 4 cruised with NCL Jewel before Xmas last year. Since this is our first time, there is no reference to compare with. We live only one hour away from NOLA, lucky for us we don't need a hotel. Embarkation is pretty fast, bringing all necessary documents and pre-printed boarding pass definitely accelerated this process. Food is fine. Our favorite restaurant is Azura and Tsar's ...
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Sail Date: December 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)


Thank you Norwegian for a great time!

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tbend779

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first Norwegian cruise and I must say it was great! From the beginning to the end it was nothing short of wonderful! We have been celebrating our 25th Anniv. all year long since April of 2013. We have been on 6 cruises during this time......two Disney and 4 Carnival.....and we agree that our cruise on the Norwegian Jewel was by far in a category of its own.....which in our opinion is ...
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Sail Date: February 2014

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)


Duped

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snowgirl42

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My husband and I decided to take a cruise after 20 years and do I feel stupid. I saw the add for free balcony upgrades and thought GREAT. well that didn't happen. We got one of the poorest rooms on the ship. We did an excursion every day and in all was very disappointed. We went to Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, and Costa Maya. In Cozumel we did the zip line, not what we expected at all it was fun but ...
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Sail Date: February 2014

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

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January Caribbean Cruise

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Floatergoat

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

My wife and I, along with her sister, sailed out of New Orleans the second week of January. Embarkation was very smooth and orderly. We visited the ports of Cozumel, Belize City, Roatan and Costa Maya. There are two ports on the Honduran island of Roatan(Mahogany Bay and Coxen Hole). Our ship docked at the Coxen Hole port. The port is secured by a high privacy wall within which there is a very ...
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Sail Date: January 2014

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)


First cruise and sea sick first day at sea

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sealions

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I have been dreaming of a cruise for several years. I had been planning to do one, and I was offered a free cruise from Horseshoe Casino. After upgrading, fees and taxes, it seemed to equate to a buy a cruise get one free. It was not a bad deal. I also received 2 casino cards that provided complimentary drinks in the casino. We arrived in New Orleans on Saturday and stayed the night. We were able ...
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Sail Date: November 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)


Not a fan of anytime dining

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paulgraff

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This was our second cruise on NCL and we have cruised many times out of New Orleans (our home port) on CCL and RCL. We (wife and I) have been on over twenty cruises and have never had a bad time. Getting on the Jewel was very fast, get to the pier around 10:45 or 11 and you will be on board around 11:30. Don't forget if you are a latitudes member there is a special quicker line for you. Parking ...
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Sail Date: December 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Traveled with children


Kinda sorta ok.....

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mt234

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

4th NCL cruise out of N.O.....getting on an off the ship was super easy. Easy check in and easy off. The ships crew is absolutely fantastic! Excellent service all around from everyone! Great cabin stewards, restaurant/bar staff and entertainers. The shows in the theatre were great, JP the magician does and excellent show and is very funny, Band on the Run was great, and the Cirque show was ...
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Sail Date: December 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Mini-Suite with Balcony


BEST PART WAS NEW ORLEANS!

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Pokerbee

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My sister & I arrived 3 days early to our Sunday Nov. 10th departure. Totally enjoyed New Orleans, my third time there, and her first. As this was our 2nd NCL cruise, first being 2011 NCL Epic Transatlantic we had high hopes this cruise would be as good. We each had our own inside cabin, next door to each other, as she is a night owl, and we both enjoy our privacy. From the first step on the ...
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Sail Date: November 2013

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)


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