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Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Asia
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72 Asia Norwegian Jewel Asia Cruise Reviews


Treninger avatar

Treninger

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Never again on NCL

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I was on a private charter of the Jewel from Hong Kong to Tokyo for a 10 night adventure. I had a balcony room to myself for the holiday. Boarding went smoothly but when it was announced that all the staterooms were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jaredrd77

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lackluster experience

Norwegian really disappointed. I'll start with the positives. PRO'S: - Good sized bathroom and shower. No shower curtain sticking to you! - Decent food in the buffet, Garden Café - 2018 refurbishment ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Alawrence1

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

First Time on Norwegian and Likely the Last

We booked a 10 day cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo for some R&R and see some new Asian sights. Positives The cabin attendants were very courteous and helpful. The room was very clean and refreshed The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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OOHSUITUSIR

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Too many negatives

Where to start? Let me start with the positives , I found the crew (except for the hostess in Chin Chin) to be universally cheerful and helpful. The Cast and Crew of the stage entertainment were excellent and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Billyyep

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Asia cruise

Chosen for the timing, stops, and convenience from Taiwan. The problems started with embarkation. 4 huge seating areas. A few wandering workers. You get a number for the 15 service desks. Turns out 50 people have ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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RiverviewCircle

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good Itinerary: the Jewel not so good

We joined a group of friends who had selected this cruise. The food in the dining room at dinner time was inconsistent, ranging from very good to inedible (eg steaks). Our server Marie was excellent. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Allawah

8 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Onboard is way over priced.

I bought this cruise for my husbands 60th birthday to do something different as he had never been to KL, Langkawi, Penang and Phuket before. Unfortunately, it didn't leave us with too many great memories. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Fuseman

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very good Itinerary

My wife and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the add on pre cruise tour of Cambodia. Embarkation was smooth and efficient. Once onboard we were told an announcement would be broadcast when our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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crzfanatic

9 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Fun but Crowded

I booked this cruise on a whim because it had a single rate of around $700 for a week cruise and I thought that included the beverage package. After looking into it I realised that my cabin category didn’t ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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2littleboys

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A bit of quiet space would have been nice

We are a couple in our 70's and this was our first cruise. Having spent 4 hectic days in Singapore a really great place with loads to do, we looked forward to some quiet time before setting off on our excursions ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Autummoon

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor execution and lack of information and execution!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary although we had been to all of the countries that were on the itinerary as recent as on a river cruise in 2017 to Viet Nam and Cambodia. The embarkation took 2 1/2 hours ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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barney46

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad and the ugly

Good: Interesting itinerary in Asia. Interesting mix of nationalities and personalities on cruise. Cabin 9042 clean, pleasant, well located, efficient steward.and everything worked. Plenty of food, some ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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bng73

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A mix of good and okay

We chose this cruise based primarily on the itinerary. In summary we had a good vacation despite a few notable shortcomings with Norwegian. We found the ship to be very relaxing with a good mix of entertainment ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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herdingdogmom

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary and ship, but whew was it hot in Thailand and South Vietnam

We are two 50 something sisters on our first trip to Asia. The Jewel was perfect for us with many activities on board that appealed to each of us. One sister is a Vegan and we were introduced to our pre-order ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Trochetia

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not good experience

NCL Jewel South East Asia March 2019 - 12 day cruise. We are a couple from Montreal, Canada and travelling with a 6-yr old who enjoys adventure and travel as much as we do. This is not our first cruise, but ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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CaymanDuk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Four and a Half Bubbles

We chose this cruise based on its itinerary and it was very enjoyable. It was a first cruise for us (well, I had been on a cruise 28 years ago with a girlfriend but that was a long time ago) so we were not sure how ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Seaton

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A terrible cruise. Bad service, bad food, bad management!

I’ve travelled a lot, but this was my first cruise. And it may well be my last. It was the worst vacation I have ever experienced. I chose this mode of travel as I am single and have a deadly allergy to all ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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librarylady2

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad and the really ugly

We chose this cruise because of the dates and the itinerary. We started in Singapore which turned out to be the highlight of the trip. What an amazing city! The food options were wonderful and there was so much ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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penczak

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Feels like the first time (not in a good way)

We've sailed with NCL a number of times, and this one was rough around the edges, as if the crew had never done it before. Only four tenders running from the ship, causing huge backups in departure A total ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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CindyandDave

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun in Asia

Had a wonderful cruise with many good memories. Thanks NCL !!! Our room was perfect for our needs. Clean and organized and the beds were very comfortable. Excursions were very well organized and evening ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jlb1943

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not enough upfront informtion

We've been on a few cruises but consider ourselves newbies. We book a SE asia cruise on Norwegian Jewel. I don't know if my comments are strictly about Norwegian but about cruising in general. Our primary concern ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Alsmith99

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL don’t quite get everything right

This was a couples cruise to Asia covering Singapore (2 nights Pre-cruise) Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam & Hong Kong (2 nights post cruise) as part of celebrating my retirement Positives include quality of the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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kcdionysus

5 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary BUT Badly Organised

Was booked on Voyage of the Seas out of Singapore but as friends pulled out of the holiday, we cancelled our RC cruise and booked with Norwegian as the dates matched our flight times.....wished we hadn’t now. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Rishigudka

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong via Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam!

I chose this cruise because of its interesting itinerary visiting several countries like Cambodia and Vietnam which we had not visited in the past. After sailing on 7 previous NCL cruises, we were well used to the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Dancefloor

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Wonderful introduction to Coastal Asia

This is part 2 of a 5 cruises on the Jewel. We traveled all the way from Vancouver to Sydney via Alaska, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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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