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New York (Manhattan) Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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panama canal cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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borisdog
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

WE've never been free style cruising and did not enjoy the experience. DINING on the few occasion we went to the tsar or azure restaurants we had to queue. The front of house took our room no, spoke into her walkie talkie and forced us to stand as closely as possible on the stairs,we felt we were like cattle.we dined in the garden cafe several evenings in all restaurants the general level of ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


NCL Jewel offers Great Value

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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divad61
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We had a great time on board NCL Jewel on this long 17 night cruise, and if you're booked on the Jewel, you will really enjoy it as long as you don't have any 5 star expectations. Like all cruise lines in this mid-price range, they all have different strengths and weaknesses. But none are 5 star. And like so many cruise critics so correctly point out, you get what you pay for. If you want a 5 star ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


New York to Bahamas

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Bahamas

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dsteveoceanview1
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I, along with another couple, just returned from the New York to Bahamas cruise on NCL. This was our 5th cruise on NCL and our 2nd to the Bahamas. Overall, I thought the cruise was very nice and relaxing. Contrary to many of the reviews I have read, we thought the food was very good considering the price of the cruise. The only specialty restaurant we visited was the steak ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


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Better than ever

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Bahamas

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stormcastle
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have traveled on NCL many times but this cruise was the best. Although we didn't care much about the itinerary, the crew and staff MADE this cruise awesome. We have noticed that whenever Hugo V is the hotel director, the crew members and staff seem to be much friendlier and more exuberant than on other ships. We always travel in the suites so we expect quality service but this time was so ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Family Penthouse with Balcony


NY to LA Panama

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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Rassa
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A most enjoyable cruise. Staff gave us excellent service. Cabin was most comfortable. The food - the buffet was my choice because I am mainly vegetarian. There was ample choice of vegetables in the buffet and the food was hot. However on sea days the buffet was crowded. The free dining rooms - the food was good, but not great vegetarian selection with very small portions and the service was slow, ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Panama Cruise April 2013

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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mitchella51
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I have to say from the onset that our experience with Norwegian was fantastic.Our embarkation was very good no real problems. We went straight to Tsars for lunch (thanks CC for the advice) and it was very nice. After lunch we did what most people do and that is explore the ship and wow was it big or at least to us poor Aussies it was compared to the P&O ships down under. We had a mini suite cabin ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


The Jewel is a Gem for NCL

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Bahamas

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WeehawkenCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

This was my 5th NCL cruise and I am happy to report that they keep getting better! The Jewel was a beautiful ship with lots to do for all ages. Embarkation in NYC was easy. We arrived at 11:00 and wee on the ship by 11:30. Rooms weren't ready yet so we went up to the buffet and had some lunch then walked around and toured the ship. It was cold that day so no swimming for anyone but it was ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


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Our One and Only cruise with NCL ever

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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HelenSteady
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I had originally seen this cruise advertised last year as a re-positioning cruise from NYC to Vancouver, including the Inside Passage so made a note to keep an eye out for this for 2013. When it was advertised, it wasn't posted as a re-positioning cruise and we were told that because of the Jones Act (Law) we couldn't cruise past LA if it wasn't a re-positioning cruise. Then, after a bit of ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


17 day Panama Canal cruise NY to LA

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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iwannaseetheworld
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

17 days of cruising left me feeling spoiled rotten. The Jewel is a very nice ship and there are plenty of things to do. On this cruise, there were a couple of places that were very hot and HUMID, which doesn't suit me, but going through the Panama Canal was exciting and worth the sweat. The food in the main dining rooms and the buffet was good, but nothing special. One week of eating the ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony


Bahamian Trip with family

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Bahamas

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lhlm75
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My family and I were on the NCL Jewel round trip sailing from NYC to Bahamas. This was our second cruise with the line and on the Jewel, and like many other passengers we were excited to be there. Embarkation was smooth as expected, our balcony cabin was ready, clean and on time, but we did have some problems. We were missing beach towels in our cabin, there were 4 of us in the cabin and 1 ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Family Balcony

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