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Norwegian Jewel Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Average cruise, some good, some not so good
"Overall: Average Cruise and the highlight was the day cruising the Sounds. The Sounds are spectacular and cruising was a great way to see a small portion of them. Dining: We never do up charge dining, we..."Read More
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Average cruise, some good, some not so good

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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sc_parry
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Overall: Average Cruise and the highlight was the day cruising the Sounds. The Sounds are spectacular and cruising was a great way to see a small portion of them. Dining: We never do up charge dining, we paid for an all inclusive why would you pay even more? The main dining rooms were average to below average. There was not one shrimp dish, appetizer or entree, on the menu for the entire ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Jewel disaster

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Hawaii

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dardekaye
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

The employees were great. The food was always cold and the same except in the upgrade restaurants. At one port there were no shuttles or buses and we were not told so if you couldn’t walk dir 30 min in 90 degree weather you didn’t go anywhere because the taxi line was LONG and over an hr wait Couldn’t get by the pool because people would get up early and grab towels to save chairs until they ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


A M A Z I N G !

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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EarthaLouise
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I was a bit worried about a "cold weather" cruise because I'd never experienced one. Surprise! The weather did not in any way interfere with our great time and wonderful experiences. We saw the Northern Lights!!! The scenery was incredible and so very much to see. We dressed in layers for the weather but other than that, an a tiny bit of rain in Juneau, the weather was never mentioned, ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


Alaska in September? Be prepared for liquid sunshine.

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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ews25
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The good: drinks, bar service, cabin service, food service (but not universally food quality) embarkation, disembarkation. Five for free. The mediocre: food everywhere except Cagney's and La Cucina (and the one lunch we had in the main dining room). Especially the oily yellow lab that passes for low-rent velveeta, which is as close to cheese as you get in an omelette or on a burger. Also, ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Alaska Cruise and Land Tour

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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Blondiesue12
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for a couple reasons. First of all we sailed on the Jewel last year from Vancouver to Tokyo, and on to Singapore where it went into dry dock for a refurbishment, and we wanted to see the changes. Secondly, some friends of ours were sailing on it, and asked us to join them. We also had made friends with many of the crew members, and were eager to see who would still be on ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


"Seven date nights in a row"

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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Bobmarilyn
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it fit our time line. We were going from Alaska to Oregon. We spent 10 days exploring Alaska before we boarded the ship in Seward. We are in our 70s and felt like we were on a seven day date. We loved the shows and music. We danced every night. The ports and excursions were amazing. We wish everyone we met on the cruise had spent more time in Seward, the Alaska ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great Alaska cruise with Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier--AMAZING

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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hiker1114
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We elected to go northbound to also do an active land portion on our own afterward. The cruise was FANTASTIC!!! Specialty dining was great (esp. Le Bistro and Cagney's). If you plan to do speciality dining make reservations--especially for the sea days. Shows are at 7:15 and 9:15 so plan accordingly. If you want a peaceful breakfast go to O'Sheehans on level 8. Lots of windows. Same with the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Cruise of what is left of the glaciers

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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Thomasehumann
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

If you want to see what global warming is doing, do the glacier cruise. Over the past 10 years, the glaciers have receded by 100 feet and probably 50 feet in height. Due to the melting, the glaciers are covered with layers of rock. We did this cruise in 2005 and it was outstanding. Now, the little towns are filled with the same jewelry shops and tourist traps. Very few locals as it was in ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Nice ship, great service, excellent entertainment, good itinerary

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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TQuila
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Before boarding, we spent several days in Alaska on our own. The day we boarded, we traveled from Anchorage to Seward via the Coastal Classic route on the Alaska Railroad. Although we booked independently from NCL, they still checked our bags straight through from Anchorage, and they were waiting for us in our cabin when we boarded! The Coastal Classic train 100% surpassed expectations, it was ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Wonderful cruise!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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bvmunc
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

At the urging of our son-in-law and daughter and wanting to go to Alaska, we decided to take our first cruise. We went to Alaska first and then took the cruise from Seward down to Vancouver. It was a wonderful trip including the beautiful scenery along the way. My wife and I were surprised with all the very nice restaurants, the variety of food and the wonderful service we had all the week. The ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


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