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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to the Caribbean from New Orleans

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Shake, Rattle and Throw (up)

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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cruizinma
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

The ship rocked and shook continuously. If the constant rocking and chugging does not make you sick, then the constant singing in the inferior buffet dining about "washy, washy, washy" will make most definitely nauseate you. This was my 10th cruise; second on NCL. The first time was 20 years ago on a different ship which at the time was probably new and simply re-christened as the Jewel. We had ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with children


Better then January cruise... but not great...

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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ivy andev12212010
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My Mother & I took this identical cruise in January of this year and were very disappointed. So when the opportunity presented itself to take it again (with my husband) decided to try again. For the most part I was pleased. The staff was way friendlier then in January. We purchased the Ultimate Dining Package again and were not disappointed. We ate in Cagney's, Teppanyaki (2), Le Bistro (2) & La ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


Slightly disappointed.....

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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TinainGA
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We were first time cruisers and we decided to choose NCL. We cruised to the Western Caribbean. Our ports were: - Cozumel, Mexico - Roatan, Honduras - Belize - Costa Maya, Mexico Embarkation was fairly easy although the wait time was over 30 minutes. Once on the ship, it was easy to navigate to our floor/cabin. Our room was an inside cabin and it was small but clean. We never had any issues ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


NOISE, NOISE, NOISE!!!!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Southern

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jillh1
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our first cruise and nothing like expected. It was all so noisy with Americans hootin' and hollerin' from morning to night. When the compere says "who's going to beach tomorrow?" is it really necessary for the deafening OOO OOO's. The pool disco was trying to make itself heard in England, we sat on a deck above but still couldn't make ourselves heard. The shows at night were full of self ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


NCL Jewel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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Checkmate1955
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

This was out 6th cruise with NCL... We enjoyed the cruise and like cruising with NCL but had two bad experiences this time that will keep us from cruising with NCL until we have cruised with RCL a couple of times... Overall we have been on 11 cruises and the main reason we have cruised with NCL and Carnival is that we can drive to New Orleans in 5 hours.... Overall the cruise was good but our ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


First cruise with Norwegian and hopefully not the last!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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croozergrl
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first cruise with Norwegian and our third overall....the first two being with Carnival. I have to admit I was skeptical after reading the boards...so many negative comments...I was seriously worried that we'd made a mistake sailing on the Jewel. We were pleasantly surprised and I am glad to report that you should ignore all of the negative remarks about NCL and Jewel. We drove to ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


Not really great for family..

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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asdfghjkl55
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

Norwegian Jewel wasn't the best, and especially was not what I expected. The nicest thing about it in my opinion, was the Embarkation, which didn't even take long at all! Other than that, the rest of the experience wasn't that great.. Most of the times, I would spend the whole day just doing nothing but walking around the ship because it was the only thing I could do! Basically, it was complete ...
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Sail Date: March 2014

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


First Norwegian cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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lv2cruise 4
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

I wanted to visit the Western Caribbean and saw where the Jewel sailed from New Orleans. Unfortunately, I was not familiar with the "freestyle" cruising as this was my first Norwegian cruise. The Jewel is a very pretty ship, but even though it is a smaller ship, it was still hard to locate some places you wanted to visit. Some of the staff were very helpful while others could care less if they ...
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Sail Date: March 2014


Awesome Family Cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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Indianatraveler5
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I decided to surprise our kids with a family vacation a few days before Spring Break. My kids are 13 & 14. Due to our crazy schedules, we felt we needed some quality family time. We have been on 4 cruises as a family and 3 have been on NCL. Our first was on Disney when the kids were young. Freestyle dining works out great for my family. We took Amtrak from IL to New Orleans. Once ...
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Sail Date: March 2014

Traveled with children


First TIme Cruisers - can't wait to get back

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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KansasEMT
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

A little about us: We are new empty-nesters out celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and our first vacation as a couple (a.k.a. no kids). Turns out, we are also snobs - food snobs, vacation snobs, just plain old snobby people. I was a little hesitant about cruising. Here's my list of fears: 1. If I don't like a land vacation, I just get in the car and go home. Can't do that on a cruise. 2. ...
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Sail Date: March 2014


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