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Norwegian Jewel Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

30

Very Good

24

Average

16

Poor

3

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

587

Senior Cruises

197

Romantic Cruises

183

First-Time Cruisers

141

Entertainment Cruises

76

76 Norwegian Jewel Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


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2CruiseGirlFL

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever....

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This was the Best cruise I have ever been on. It was a Holiday cruise in December and just the Best Time!!! Christmas caroling, cookies and fun things to do. And the Christmas buffets were spectacular. The food ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GailRopp

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

Beautiful ship, well appointed. All bars had awesome staff, especially Magnums and O’Shanahons . Specialty restaurants that we picked had wonderful food. We didn’t buy and shore excursions, (too $$$$) but, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Blondiesue12

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Alaska Cruise and Land Tour

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Princess Mom

1 Review Written

Fantastic ship and service

Did a lot of research before choosing this cruise for me and my teenage daughter. We knew we wanted to spend a few days in the Anchorage area before cruising. This cruise started in Seward and ended in Vancouver. It ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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TQuila

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, great service, excellent entertainment, good itinerary

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, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AmFish

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No complaints. Really.

How often can you say that you had a vacation with almost no complaints? This was my first cruise, as well as my first time in Alaska. I couldn't have imagined a better experience! My friend and I arrived in ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Alys22

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Time to switch to a new cruise line.

It's always been on our bucket list to check out Alaska. Our three previous cruises had been on NCL to the Carribean, Transatlantic, and Mediterranean, so we booked this one with NCL a year in advance. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date May 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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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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wdnolasco

2 Reviews Written

Australia to Singapore

We are cruising for several years now with Norwegian and we are pleased with their service and free style cruise is what we liked most. My wife have never been to Australia, Indonesia and Singapore so I decided to ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Joshgrobanfan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice remodel, friendly crew

Traveling with a disabled person, was concerned that it would be a nightmare but was very happy with the attention given that made sure our trip was comfortable. Every issue and concern was resolved immediately. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Playboy2you2005

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruise line and passengers with excellent learning opportunities

Ship is just renovated cabin with larger shower area. Cabin is always clean! Thanks to our cabin service. Always love flexibility diner restaurants timing with so excellent services they gave to us. Entertaining ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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dotty58

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good Ship - Bad (Corporate) Company

Cabin smallest we had ever had, cabin steward hard to comment on as we only saw him a couple of time's but he was very pleasant when we did bump into him . Trips so overpriced we actually cancelled them all apart ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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windowguy

3 Reviews Written

Lovely ship with nice crew and excellent shows

My wife and I chose this cruise firstly because of the itinerary. We had always wanted to visit Alaska, and with Russia and Japan as well, we booked this cruise. Except for the 6 days at sea from Alaska to Russia, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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DonnaFreedman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Time

NCL knows how to treat their customers. The entire staff was wonderful and tried to please us in every way. The entertainment was outstanding! The food was the best. So many selections that I liked in the dining ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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RobinCruising

1 Review Written

Love the freestyle option and storage space in cabin.

This cruise had a different start and end point which gave us the opportunity to spend a few days in two great cities: Anchorage, Vancouver BC. Since we like outdoor adventure, we enjoyed Norwegian's freestyle ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Mike Arias

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Public Safety Hazards Existing on Exercusion Tours

On ( May 21 st) we traveled on Norwegian Cruise lines ( the Jewel) on an Alaska tour. The scenery of the enviroment throughout the tour was simply breathtaking. The food on the ship at the main dining room was what, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Krishnarsr

1 Review Written

Good cruise experience

NCL surely had the best entertainment on board. Thats the best part of the cruise other than of course the shore excursions which we have to book at additional cost (so not really part of cruise experience). However ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Bcanoe55

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Extreme Luxury

We chose the Jewel based on the dates. It is extremely hot where we live and we wanted the change to cooler weather! We were NOT disappointed! The weather was cool almost cold but delightful! It rained/misted for ...
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Sail Date July 2018


cogigi avatar

cogigi

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good cruise

The Jewel is an average size ship, Not a really large one. We had a really Long wait and lone lines during embarkation process. It took longer than expected. The Alaska cruise is colder than other cruises, even ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Brooklynz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best ports but bad service

April 1, 2018 to April 16, 2018 from Tokyo to Shanghai. First night in La Bistro first choice wine is not available, second the same. Cabin has noise and we are not able to slip. Cabin phone is not working. Change ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Joncoop

7 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Good, but?

Chose this cruise fo the itinerary. But was let down by the actual docking and transfers. Over half the ports were tender ports, with long tender journeys to obscure docks. Then buses or taxis to the actual port ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Howie from Maui

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

68 Days of Adventure on the High Seas to Down Under!

The itinerary of this cruise was not to be believed. We saw the 49 day from Seattle to Sydney and then found they had an opportunity to extend the trip by combining a 5 day to Tasmania with a 13 day to New Zealand ...
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Sail Date September 2017


chime83 avatar

chime83

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

New Zealand

This was our 4 Norwegian cruise and loved it the food was amazing and the entertainment was outstanding especially burn the floor. The service in all areas was great and the staff were very friendly and made you ...
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Sail Date November 2017


DaveyD avatar

DaveyD

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

NCL #NastyCruiseLine.

As a person who has done 15 previous cruises with celebrity, rci., princess and thompson cruise lines i consider myself more than experienced to give a good and honest account of any cruise i’ve been on so here is ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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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