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Canada & New England Norwegian Jewel Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Canada & New England
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41 Canada & New England Norwegian Jewel Canada & New England Cruise Reviews


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caddy_daddy

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Canada/NE Cruise Review 9/24

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Background Information: My wife and I are in our mid 30's. My sister and her husband are in the late 20's and their daughter is almost 4. This is my 6th cruise and my wife's 5th. It was the first sailing for my ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Farrlacey

1 Review Written

Too early for colors, weather OK, cruise not too exciting...

We stayed in New York a few days before the cruise - what a GREAT city! Loved it. Need to go back! Central Park, Top of the Rock, open top bus tour, Lion King on Broadway, Time Square... Embarkation : Just OK. ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Vagabondvoyager

15 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

NCL Jewel to Canada/New England

Ship: The Jewel holds 2376 passengers and 1089 crew. I like Norwegian's brightly colored decor on their ships. This is the size ship I prefer to cruise on. Activities: Since my sister-in-law and I both ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Richpontone

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

Fodd was good and plentiful. The entertainment was superb. Embarkation was a breeze. Ken the cruise director was fantastic, always directing a fun time for all on the cruise. Scott, his assistant cruise director, ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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FLATLINE13

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

NCL not so Grand

Background Info: My wife and I are fifty and took this cruise out of Manhattan for our Anniversary. We are middle (maybe upper middle) class family and have traveled. We have stayed in motels/hotels/resorts/very ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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jayhawk72

3 Reviews Written

Nice cruise no colors

This was our 9th cruise, 4th on NCL. Cruising out of New York gave some time to sight see prior to the cruise. The Jewel was a very nice ship. Embarkation and debarkation went without any problems. The ship ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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miamigoland

6 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

NCL Jewel Canada New Englad

Cruised on the NCL Jewel last week of September 2011. This was our first cruise to Canada/New England, and we had a great time. We love sailing with NCL and this was our first cruise on the Jewel for the Canada ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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cruise pup

12 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Terrific cruise despite no Saint John stop

Had a terrific time. This was my 2nd time on the Jewel (first was the Dover-NYC t/a in 9/09). And the ship still looks great and has to have the friendliest crew at sea. Forget any negative remarks you've read about ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Thomhawk

1 Review Written

Jewel from NY to Canada

Do not stay on the 11th deck. You will be under the kids play area with the noise so bad you will have to talk louder or you will be under the buffet with carts being pushed over the tile floor or you will be under ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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LOVEMYMO

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Canada and New England Cruise – Suite Sailing

About us: Husband and Wife - early 50's taking our 3rd cruise, first on NCL and first time in a suite - we had an SF Penthouse Aft suite on the 10th floor. Previous cruises were on RCL (ocean view stateroom) and CCL ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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artist5320

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Mid September Cruise

Norwegian Jewel Cruise September 17 to 14th, 2011 Traveling with 6 couples was a great experience for all of us combining good friends with great scenery. We left New York City Harbor and had a great time ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Carnac767

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Canada and New England, a Jewel of a Cruise

Pre-cruise We came up to New York a day early, on Amtrak from Fredericksburg, VA to New York Penn Station. We stayed the night at the Hilton Times Square (236 W. 42nd), using some our Hilton points for the room. ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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Cranky Wife

1 Review Written

Canada New England/A pleasant surprise

We have sailed twice on Holland America, about 8 on Royal Caribbean, and this is our second and last Norwegian cruise. We found the food just not quite up to snuff-not a big deal, but for us Mid-Westerner's, too ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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twizz

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

No rating

Relaxing time in New England and Canada

Comments regarding our 9/11 cruise to New England and Canada: Embarkation was long (as it was for us in May). Organized Cruise Critic meet and greet where we met the Captain and other high ranking ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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CABandSLB

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Norwegian, sadly, seems to be slipping.

Our background: First cruised in 1992 on Carnival in the earlier years of the cruise industry rise obviously while they were still learning how to do it correctly and with excellence. We came away extremely ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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fortyniner1340

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel... a disappointing experience

Our cruise to Canada and New England aboard Norwegian Jewel was below our expectations. We had cruised on Norwegian previously to Mexico and had a good experience once we adjusted to "free-styling". We are ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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Hopmont

1 Review Written

No rating

Enjoyable Cruise

Our main reason for this cruise was sailing into Maritime Canada and seeing Prince Edward Island for the first time. Many years ago, I was a stewardess with T.C.A. (Air Canada) and never did see the downtown areas ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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weatherguy

12 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Jewel's Crown is Slipping!!

I. Background Information -- We are a couple in our late 30s that travelled with her brother & her sister-in-law on this NCL Jewel cruise ship that took a 9-Night Canada / New England cruise on October 1, 2010. ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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cheggy

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

NCL's New Customers

This was our 1st NCL cruise and we went on board with an atitude that if it wasn't what we enjoyed , we wouldn't do it ever again. This is what we found... We flew into NYC a day early , had free shuttle to ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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MJL1111

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel, Sept.,2010-New England-Canada

My wife and I had an enjoyable cruise on the Jewel. A week or so before the cruise we were notified that due to a bearing problem the ship would have to travel more slowly and could not make the Corner Brook stop. ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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josar

1 Review Written

See You in September Cruise

EMBARKATION: We arrived at the NYC ship terminal at 11:30 and there was already a huge crowd. We waited about 1 hour before boarding. They used a number system and it worked well. BOARDING: The Jewel is a ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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mainecooncat

1 Review Written

Wonderful Anniversary Cruise - New England/Canada

Short review - we found the staff to be wonderful if we had any problems they did their best to solve them they were very warm and friendly. We found the food to be great. We didn't have any problem getting ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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kokonutkroozer

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Better Late Than Never- NCL Jewel 10/10/09 Canada

Review 10/10/09 Canada/New England NCL Jewel Better late than never! I started this review after a wonderful cruise last fall with the intent to share. Although I am back from Oasis in August, I wanted to finish ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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bookwormztwo

1 Review Written

A Jewel of a Cruise -- Canada/New England 9/11/10

This was our first NCL cruise and we were a bit apprehensive at first because we had heard some negative things about NCL. Let me say that nothing we heard was true and, in fact, this was one of the best cruises we ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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emcelh

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Love Cruising on the Jewel

This was our 5th cruise with NCL and our 2nd on the Jewel. We traveled by bus from NE Pennsylvania to NYC, took a cab (about $10 including tip) to the pier. We checked in and, after a short wait, were on the ship by ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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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