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Europe Norwegian Jewel Europe Cruise Reviews

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Never Again

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Mediterranean

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ozirules

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

having sailed with NCL before on a Hawaii cruise I was keen to do a back to back Med cruise with them. I have cruised around 20 times with Princess, P and O, Holland America, Saga, Thompson, My Cruises etc. and I have never been so dissatisfied. The food was awful and though the menus sound good in the restaurant it arrives late and cold and incorrectly served. I.E. all breakfast choices served ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Mediterranean Cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Mediterranean

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JKoozer

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We chose the NCL Mediterranean Cruise because we like to get the most for our money. We traveled during the shoulder season when it is a little cooler, and the prices are cheaper. The up-side is you have fewer tourists, and you are able to "negotiate" with the vendors because they have fewer people shopping at one time. On shore excursions, we used private tours in Greece and Turkey and Viator ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


A memorable 10 days on the beautiful Jewel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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cortcase

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

My goal this time around is to keep this short and sweet — or at least shorter than most of my previous reviews. :) I don't believe reviews that are all glowing or all scathing, so you'll find a mix here. The bottom line is that anything that momentarily annoyed me or compared unfavorably to past cruises did not affect my overall appreciation of this cruise at all. This was a wonderful trip, the ...
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Sail Date: February 2011

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


A jewel of a cruise!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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discoverer57

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Norwegian Jewel, Feb 21-28 2009. My ninth cruise, third with NCL. It took something like 15-20 minutes from the time we took our luggage out of the car at the Miami Cruise Terminal until we got to our stateroom. That was the fastest screening, registration and embarkation I've ever seen! We had an interior stateroom, impeccably clean, but I was a little bit disappointed by the furniture. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2010

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


NaplesBoy visits the Baltic

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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NAPLESBOY

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We are a professional couple from Naples, Florida, USA - no kids. We flew into Heathrow, and took the train down to Dover. We stayed at the Churchill (great location, lackluster hotel), and took a taxi to the ship. Off to the various ports, liked them all. Weather was perfect. We particularly liked Stockholm. The only tours we took were in St Petersburg (because of the visa ...
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Sail Date: September 2009

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Mini-Suite with Balcony


20 CRUISES AND STILL LOVING IT-Best value for traveling

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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RED HAT

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Norwegian Jewel was very good. Beauiful ship but miss the big beautiful atiums of other lines. Dining-Good alternative dining, though we never pay for extra dining. We prefer to travel more often and economize. Loved the Blue Lagoon (never crowded), especially while leaving a port. Comfort food great there. Dining room good but SLOW service. Waiters terribly rushed. Not enough staff. Started ...
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Sail Date: August 2009


From Russia with love

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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dot and dab

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We are 2 professional couples in our 50's just returned from a superb cruise, our 5th together and our second with NCL. Our overriding thoughts, on reading some previous reviews, are " What do some people expect?". The staff and crew of this ship could try no harder to make your holiday perfect. We have travelled the world, expect high standards and NCL hit the mark! Embarkation: No problems, ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Baltic Capital NCL 12 Day Cruise & London

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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We love to Travel

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Hello Travelers, I would like to share with you our experiences on NCL Jewel Baltic Capital Cruise with a 2 day extension in London, the good, the bad and the ugly from August 1 thru August 16, 2009. My wife and I flew from Chicago to London on United Airlines while my friends from Tampa, FL flew in on British Airlines. After arriving in London, our Vantage tour Representative was waiting for ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Traveled with children


Exceeded Expectations

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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newto

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

I am 16. I pretty much organised this cruise, mum paid and brother (14) came for the ride Embarkation at Dover was easy. The check in queue moved quickly, and there was a short wait to board, but the process was all very efficient. During the day, the pool had quite loud music playing, whether it was live or not. The music was usually played over and over again. The pools were good, as was the ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with children


Jewel doesn't live up to her name

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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hrochas

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My wife and I recently returned from a Baltic Capitol cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. A jewel it was not. The line touts its freestyle cruising, but it is anything but free. They nickle and dime you to death, e.g. $10 to exchange currency, $10 to $25 cover charge per person for the opportunity to eat at an alternative restaurant rather than at the dining rooms which serve bland, tasteless meals ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


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